Social media really has become a necessity for authors. With the possible exceptions of the JK Rowling and John le Carré (the former who is, btw, taking over the internet at http://www.pottermore.com/and the latter who has an up-to-date web site at http://www.johnlecarre.com/) we all need the exposure of social media. And Twitter is part of the forefront. Here is a list of publishers who make a twitter appearance.
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Twitter and Publishing: How the Industry is Faring in 2012
By Gabe Habash
Here is our yearly comprehensive listing of publishers' presence on Twitter, meant to show as wide of a range as possible. Please note that we’ve only included individual feeds—we haven’t combined numbers from the same publishers though some of the imprint feeds are from the same company.
To view last year's listing, click here. *As of June 2012ImprintTwitter
Handle# of FollowersAAL Books@AALBooks3,509Abbeville Press@AbbevillePress1,348Academic Cell@academiccell199AK Press@AKPressDistro3,192Algonquin Books@AlgonquinBooks151,085AMACOM Books@AMACOMBooks2,114Amadeus Press@amadeuspress1,104Applause Theatre and Cinema Bookst@applausebooks966ARP@arpbooks187Atico de los Libros@AticoLibros4,832Atria@atriabooks10,841Atticus Books@AtticusBooks1,330AudioGo@audiogo1,841Augsburgfortres@Augsburgfortres669avonbooks@avonbooks8,155Backbeat Books@backbeatbooks769Baen Books@BaenBooks2,990Barefoot Books Inc.@liveBarefoot9,199Basic Books@BasicBooks3,445Beacon Press@BeaconPressBks5,254Bellevue Lit Press@bellevuepress905Bloomsbury@BloomsburyPub11,608Bloomsbury Walker@bwkids1,578Brush Dance@BrushDance1,713Bunker Hill@BunkerHillPub2,740Candlewick Press@Candlewick9,958Capstone Publishers@CapstonePub1,550Carina Press@CarinaPress7,472Carolrhoda Lab@CarolrhodaLab622CenterStreet@centerstreet2,639Charlesbridge@charlesbridge2,612