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Developer: Alex King

Social media networking is insanely popular on the Web right now. One of the more popular services is Twitter ( Almost everyone who has a blog also has a Twitter account (you can even follow me on Twitter at

One of the nicer things that came about shortly after Twitter hit the scene was Alex King's plugin for WordPress called Twitter Tools. This plugin lets you tweet an announcement every time you publish a new post on your blog. The announcement appears on your Twitter stream and is read by all of your Twitter followers. People can then click the link and read your article. It's just one more nice way to use social media to promote your blog and content! There's more to this plugin, however; it also has some pretty nifty tools that enable you to

✓ Publish a post on your blog with your Twitter updates from the day.

✓ Publish a tweet directly from your blog, so you don't have to use another browser window or application.

✓ Tag your blog posts with Twitter hash tags — which are like keywords for Twitter that help other people search for and find your content within the Twitter universe.

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How To Twitter Effectively

How To Twitter Effectively

This is a set of 2 guides. Within this set you will find the following titles: How To Twitter Effectively and Twitter Marketing Guide.

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