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Entrepreneurs, Authors, and Bloggers—Create. Launch. Convert.

By Ruth L Snyder / July 12, 2022 /

If you are an entrepreneur, author, and/or blogger, you won’t want to miss this! The last few years have been tough. Many of us have realized the importance of creating additional income streams for ourselves, our businesses, and our families.  We are learning how to pivot, to be ready for any changes that can come…

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How to Follow People and Find Followers on Twitter

By Ruth L Snyder / June 30, 2022 /

Once you’ve opened an account and you are starting to post tweets, how do you find people that will follow you and interact with you on Twitter? Follow people who provide interesting information One of the first things that I would do is (it will take some time and you might want to spend five…

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­10 Ideas for Tweets

By Ruth L Snyder / June 28, 2022 /

I want to share 10 ideas for tweets to help you have a variety that is interesting and will draw your audience to you because sometimes the hardest part of learning to tweet well is thinking of ideas to tweet about. Share what you are passionate about. We all know something and are passionate about…

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A Great Deal for all Writers!

By Ruth L Snyder / June 14, 2022 /

I want to tell you about a great deal for writers! Ultimate Bundles has put together a fantastic deal that is only available through Wednesday, June 15, 2022. My new course Twitter Spaces for Authors is only one of the many courses available in this bundle. You are able to access over $4,000 of materials…

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My Twitter Story: Why I’m So Passionate About Twitter

By Ruth L Snyder / January 6, 2022 /

My Twitter story goes way back to when I had five children ages, one to 11, and I thought that their story should be shared. I entered a writing contest and I won first place and received free registration for a writing conference. So, I flew to Ontario from Alberta, not knowing anyone, and walked…

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Twitter Adventures – Part 1

By Ruth L Snyder / September 28, 2021 /

My first encounter with Twitter was in June 2009, shortly after I attended my first writer’s conference. At the time I had 5 children ages 1 – 11 and a fellow writer encouraged me to try using Twitter as a mini-blog. Learning how to use Twitter effectively was fun. I thought it was that way…

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I Invite YOU!

By Ruth L Snyder / July 29, 2021 /

You’re invited to participate in an anthology on one of the following topics: entrepreneurship, parenting children with special needs, adoption, overcoming trauma, standing firm in your faith.

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Easter: Stories & More Blog Tour

Introducing the Easter: Stories & More Blog Tour

By Ruth L Snyder / March 24, 2021 /

Today I would like to introduce you to the Easter: Stories & More Blog Tour featuring some of the 40 Canadian Christian authors who contributed to the anthology. Easter: Stories & More will launch on Friday, March 26th at 6:30 pm MST, and may be purchased from the authors as well as through local bookstores…

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5 Ways to Reach Your Audience

5 Ways to Reach Your Audience

By Ruth L Snyder / February 8, 2021 /

There are many different ways to reach your audience. Today we are going to look at 5 different ways you can reach out to your audience. Remember that people buy from those they know, like, and trust. Marketing is all about building good relationships with people. Let’s take a look at the first way to…

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Ruth L. Snyder reading Equipped

5 Ways to Get Clarity on Your Expertise

By Ruth L Snyder / February 2, 2021 /

Are you clear about what expertise you bring to your book topic? It’s important to have clarity on your expertise and unique contributions so that you can stand out in our noisy marketplace. Did you know that there are over 4 million books published every year? The average author only sells 200 copies of their…

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Gifts of Good Words Blog Hop

Gifts of Good Words: Equipped Devotional

By Ruth L Snyder / November 4, 2020 /

Follow the Gifts of Good Words Blog Hop taking place from November 4-18, 2020 and find quality Canadian Christian books for those on your Christmas list.

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My Life Coaching Pillars – Ruth L. Snyder

By Ruth L Snyder / March 12, 2019 /

I’m in the middle of learning how to be a better coach. In September 2018 I took a leap of faith and signed up for the Beautiful You Coaching Academy’s Life Coaching Course. The course started at the beginning of February and will be done by July. In this week’s lesson we discussed pillars that…

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What does it mean to be a Christian writer?

By Ruth L Snyder / March 31, 2014 /

During a recent interview I was asked: “Comment on what it means to be a ‘Christian writer’” How would you answer this question? Here’s my response: A Christian writer is a person who communicates from a worldview centred on God as He is presented in the Bible. The key components of being a Christian writer,…

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Why and How to Use Hashtags on Twitter 

By Ruth L Snyder / July 19, 2022 /

Let’s discuss why and how to use hashtags (a pound sign with one or two or three words after it e.g. #LearnTwitter) on Twitter. Sometimes hashtags include complete words. Sometimes they’re parts of words, but enough that people know what you’re talking about. Hashtags are kind of like a filing system to use a on…

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An Introduction to Twitter Chats

By Ruth L Snyder / July 14, 2022 /

Today I’m sharing an introduction to Twitter chats—what they are and how they work. Twitter chats are like a large group text discussion. They happen on Twitter using tweets and people can have a conversation or a discussion by sharing their opinions and answering questions that the host puts out. The basic structure of a…

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How Often Should I Tweet?

By Ruth L Snyder / July 12, 2022 /

“How often should I tweet?” is a question I hear on a regular basis. I have some different ideas around how often to tweet and how to make that happen. Guy Kawasaki’s suggestion Guy Kawasaki, who has 1.4 million followers on Twitter suggests sending out 50 different tweets, each repeated four times every day! 50…

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Questions to Ask Before You Tweet

By Ruth L Snyder / July 7, 2022 /

For many authors, figuring out what content to share on Twitter and other social media sites is difficult. I previously shared ideas for tweets. Today I will share some questions you can ask yourself before you tweet. Who is in my audience? You want to craft your tweets specifically for people who are looking for…

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Caution! Some Words to the Wise Regarding How You Use Twitter

By Ruth L Snyder / July 5, 2022 /

Today I want to offer a word of caution to the wise. Twitter and social media in general can be incredible tools to use. However, you can also get yourself into a lot of trouble very quickly if you’re not cautious. Remember that using social media is like creating footprints in wet cement. You may…

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