We all have seen how a few 200 character tweets could build and destroy companies and people?
Twitter is one of the few social media platforms that has a huge presence of authors, readers and publishers. It is lightweight and also quite simple when compared to the other social platforms to use. If you are yet to take advantage of Twitter for promoting your books, then you are potentially missing out a huge number of readers.
Take advantage of the simple platform of Twitter as soon as you can. If you are in dark about using Twitter for promoting your books, then read this blog for further guidance: How to Use Twitter for Book Promotions
In this article, we will be seeing the tools and features of AllAuthor that can be used for promoting your books on Twitter. We understand that, as an author, even spending an hour or so each day working on marketing your books is difficult. Therefore, we have created some self-help tools that you can use without any technical experience and cut down the time you spend on the promotional activities of Twitter.
AllAuthor Tools for Twitter Promotions
When you have a clear strategy in mind and have a proper vision about what your requirements are, then you can spend a few minutes on AllAuthor to work on your promotions and you will be all set! Here are the tools that a lot of authors swear by for their Twitter promotions.
Book Tweet Scheduler
This is a simple, no-fuss tool that lets you to schedule the tweets.
In Twitter, the time when a large number of people are online differs based on the region, the day and any occasions. It is important to post your tweets at the exact right time when there is huge traffic on Twitter to reach to a large number of people. As an author, your readers may not be local to a region and may be from different parts of the world. This will further give you multiple times when the traffic of your audience will be the highest.
With a few internet research, you can easily find out the times when your typical readers will be online on a day. If your high traffic times are more than 6 hours apart, some post the same tweet twice a day so that it can reach the followers from different countries.
When you have to post two or more tweets on a day, then it is physically taxing to go online to Twitter every single time to tweet. Instead, with the help of Book Tweet Scheduler tool, you can simply type in the message of your tweet and choose the book the tweet is about and choose the time and date.
At the scheduled time, our software will automatically post the tweet along with an accompanying image of the book and it’s Amazon buy link. You need not choose the image every single time. Our software will do it for you! Further, you can edit and delete the tweet any time before it is tweeted.
Promotional GIF Banners
It is a common knowledge that images, GIFs and videos work better with a tweet than just a simple text tweet alone. And when you are trying to engage with your audience, it is important to have interactive media to encourage the readers. This is the main crux of this Promotional GIF Banners.
With this tool, you can create GIFs from the templates available. The GIFs are a combination of the book covers of your choice with an accompanying engaging question for your readers to answer. All of this is available in a template form with about 40 questions you can choose, like the one on the above.
You simply have to choose the book covers and the template and your GIF Banner will be downloaded. You can either download it as a GIF or a video or directly share to Twitter, as simple as that!
Book teaser tool is a simple tool to create simple images of your book for promotions. You can choose the book for which you are creating a teaser and type in the message you wish to display on the book teaser. Finally, you can choose a background image from the hundreds of images available or upload one of your choices.
You can use this image for your Twitter promotions easily or add it to the Tweet Scheduler Tool too.
PS: You can use this Book Teaser tool for not only creating teasers but for creating other promotional images too.
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