So you’re a writer, I see. But tell me, does anyone read your books?
Not yet. But that’s the whole point of getting onto social networks, you see. I’ve got a blog to publicise my writing, and I’m using Twitter to –
Stop! 140 characters max. Short, sharp, to the point. What’s your message to these readers you’re looking for?
Um… One Green Bottle. Available
for just $4 free for next 5 mins. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity. Get it now. And I mean #now!
And you think they’ll fall for that? Oh, Bausse, whom no one’s ever heard of, has written a book. I really must read it. Very likely!
Well, how else am I going to become famous and earn a zillion dollars?
Subtlety, Bausse, subtlety! Slip it into a conversation unobtrusively.
OK, I get it! Must admit I’m pretty green when it comes to Twitter. Green as a bottle, in fact. Which reminds me: One Green Bottle avail-
Good try, but no. Look, check out today’s blogging 201 task. You’ll see for example that the best tweets are in the form of questions.
Ah, that’s interesting. Let’s see now… Has anyone else been wondering why so many bottles are green?
Good luck with that one. You’re not very good at this, are you? Have you joined any Twitter chats?
No, but I’m going to join #greenwater. It’s about algae but I’m sure they won’t mind if mention bottles.
Can I make a suggestion, Bausse? Why don’t you sign up for Pinterest?