November 21st, 2014

The 12 Best Hashtags for Writers

Marcy Kennedy

Hashtags are one of the best things about Twitter. (In case you’re brand new to Twitter, a hashtag is the # sign followed by a term.)

Normally, your tweets are seen only by people who’re following you, but if you add a hashtag, everyone who’s watching that hashtag sees what you’ve tweeted. If […]

December 30th, 2013

Do You Clean Up Your Twitter Account? (3 Easy Tips)

by Jenny Hansen

If you know everything about Twitter, detest Twitter, or plan to never use it, you can probably skip this post.

For the rest of you: This is one of the most easy-to-implement social media posts I’ve ever done here at WITS. Enjoy!

It’s the beginning of a new year this week, and […]

May 16th, 2012

5 Reasons Why I *Heart* Twitter (And Why You Should Too)

By Laura Drake

This was the conversation at crit group last week…

Me: So I was tweeting with Chicken on a Chain last night, and –

Jenny: Chicken WHAT?

Me: He’s a bull. Retired from the PBR, one of the best. You should’ve seen him at the finals in 2009 —

Jenny: You did not […]

September 16th, 2011

White-Knuckling Your Author Platform: How to Rein in the Social Media Pressure

White-Knuckling Your Author Platform: How to Reign in the Social Media Pressure by Roni Loren

It’s no secret that writers are supposed to be building their online platform and brand from the get-go. You can find a bazillion posts on that very thing. Blog! Tweet! Facebook! Tumblr! Get lots of followers! Get lots […]

May 30th, 2011

Are You Linked In?

by Jenny Hansen

Everyone is talking about Social Media and I’ve got several friends scratching their heads going, “What does that even MEAN? And why do I need so many DIFFERENT KINDS??”

There’s a simple answer to “why so many?” You want to go to where your people are. It’s as simple as that.

Maybe […]