How to Rock Your Social Media Updates


15 How to Rock Your Social Media Updates by Frances CaballoYou’re reading the text version of the Social Media for Authors Podcast, Episode 26 written and copyrighted by Frances Caballo every week.

As usual, this week’s episode includes summaries of four blog posts with awesome tips to help your rock your social media updates and, of course, I have your tip of the week. Enjoy!


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My Personal Twitter Tip for You

This week I discovered a cool Twitter app. It’s called Pullquote.

If you have an iPhone or iPad, go to the Apple store and download the app. If you use Firefox or Internet Explorer, you’ll need to get the bookmarklet. For Firefox, I found it on the Add-Ons Manager.

Let’s talk about what Pullquote does.

Have you seen blocks of quotes on Twitter? With Pullquote, you’re no longer limited to 140 characters.

Pullquote-LogoI tested it using Firefox on my iMac. Once I added the extension, which now appears on my toolbar, I simply highlight a phrase or paragraph.

The extension opens and offers the options of tweeting it immediately or copying it for later.

With a click of your mouse, you can tweet a quote you’d like to share on Twitter that looks similar to an image quote. You can even select the color and font for the pull quotes you select.

And if you want to use Pullquote for images, you can do that as well.

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