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Dave Bailey teaches English as a Second Language for a day job to pay the bills and make ends meet. But at night, he dons his mask and cape to begin writing fun and inspiring sci-fi and fantasy fiction stories with audio which also helps his English students improve their listening skills, reduce their accent, and increase their speaking fluency quickly and easily.

How To Go From 2K To 42K Twitter Followers In Just Four Months

There’s a common problem I see with a lot of new Twitter users. They’re excited about the platform and meeting new people. But they’re stuck at 5,000 followers. And then they get frustrated and quit using the platform and their digital marketing efforts.

Me? I never had that problem. I couldn’t get past 2,000 followers. And that was after years of trying. Yep. I admit. I’m a quitter. I’m not the kind to really stick with something. Call me lazy.

But a few months back I stumbled across a Twitter User and a Twitter Tool that changed social media for me.

Long story short, after 4 months of using the tool as I was taught, I had 40,000 new followers. All I do is use this one tool to do 6 different things every day.

[Update in July 2018: Over 64,000 followers now. It just keeps growing and growing.]

The Magical Six Step Twitter Formula

You want to know what they are?

Tweet + Retweet + Comment + Unfollow + Followback + Follow = 40,000 New Twitter Followers

And the magic tool?

It’s called CrowdFire

How Do You Use The Twitter Tool?

Your super-smart social media manager that’s helping millions of creators like you grow online every day. Find and share content your audience will love.

All you do is log in and follow the suggested steps because

  • It recommends people to follow based on your interests
  • It tells you who your new followers are so you can follow them back and engage with them
  • It shows you which tweets you should like and comment on based on similar interests
  • It suggests retweets your followers will love and…
  • It also tells you who stopped following you so you can focus on people who are interested in your tweets

You can also connect your blogs and other social media accounts to share your content on other platforms for SEO and backlinks.

It allows you to retweet your blog posts several times automatically over the next 30 days…which means it saves you the time of having to go in and do that manually.

So, not only do you get your content promoted to your Twitter followers, but it also pushes them out to your other social media platforms as well. That means you get new engagements and followers on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube, Shopify, and numerous others I won’t take the time to name here.

Tap. Tap. Share.

40,000 new Twitter followers in four months aren’t something to shake a stick at.

The Easy Solution To Getting Unstuck On Twitter

Going back to the main problem Twitter users face that I mentioned right at the beginning of hitting the 5000 following limit?

CrowdFire has a really easy solution. Just use their unfollow tool. It shows you exactly who’s not interested in your content or engaging with you so you can find other people who are.

But the best part is that CrowdFire is totally compliant with Twitter guidelines…which means that you won’t get your Twitter account banned or suspended like you do with other tools.

Ahem, yes. I admit that I’ve been there and done that. I tried out this new tool that promised to be easier than CrowdFire. Week later I got suspended for a few days. And I wasn’t even going over the daily Twitter limits.

So, I’m back to using CrowdFire again and growing again.

At last count, I was up at 45,250 followers.

Yesterday, my CrowdFire report card shows I got 403 new followers. And that’s because it was a really busy day at work and I didn’t have time to do much more than the basics.

But you know what? It’s not about the numbers.

Why I Really Use Twitter & My Secret Motivation

The real fun on Twitter is getting to meet amazing new people and make new friends. I’ve met and interacted with:

  • Authors from Australia
  • Business consultants from South Africa
  • Scriptwriters from the USA and
  • I even got a nice shirt from someone in Brazil

People that I would never have met in ‘real’ life.

And remember that guy who showed me how to use CrowdFire and follow the 6 Step Formula?

That’s him.

M Lemont a.k.a. @MisterSalesman

I found his book on Amazon. He’s the one that got me addicted to the Twitter game now.

This is the book I read that got me on Twitter called How To Gain 100,000 Twitter Followers.

Best book on Twitter Marketing ever.

And it’s on Kindle Unlimited so you can read it free if you’re a member.

If not, just sign up here to read a lot of books.

Kindle Unlimited is great if you’re like me. It’s currently only $10 per month. I spend more on that buying books in a single night. So, if you like to read a lot, make sure to check it out.

Promoting My Book On Twitter With CrowdFire

You can even read my book free on Kindle Unlimited too. Yep, I finally got bit by the author bug and wrote my own.

You can read Final Battle by Dave Bailey on your Kindle. Or even listen to the audiobook version too on Audible (already recorded, uploaded and processing in the system).

But anyway, that’s just a quick sidenote to plug and promote my own work. Now, back to our original program on CrowdFire and your content marketing boosting tool. 

Use The Six Step Twitter Formula In CrowdFire

CrowdFire automatically reminds you each day to apply the six step Twitter formula. And it does so in a very specific way to help you maximize your digital marketing across social media sites.

  • Tweet – Share your ideas and stuff with your followers
  • Retweet – Introduce your followers to each other and they will love you for it
  • Comment – Interact with your followers about the things they are sharing with you
  • Unfollow – Stop filling up your timeline with people who aren’t interested in connecting with you
  • Followback – Follow the people who are interested in your and your ideas
  • Follow – Follow more people that you might be interested in connecting with

If you follow these 6 steps every day, your feed will fill up pretty fast, but don’t worry because…

  1. you can mute the type of tweeds you don’t like and
  2. you can create lists of specific kinds of users

For example, you can have separate lists for authors, photographers, bloggers, and other topics that interest you, just like using tags for SEO.

See, piece of cake.

What Happens If I Get Too Many Twitter Followers With CrowdFire?

Don’t be afraid you’ll get more Twitter followers than you can handle.

CrowdFire will help you tame the social media Twitter Beast and keep things under control.

It’ll even organize them for you and tell you which ones to reply to in your daily session.

Go ahead and take CrowdFire for a spin.

I think you’ll like.

I know I did.

Thank you, M Lemont! Make sure to follow @mistersalesman

And here are 7 Twitter Accounts You Can Follow That Will Make You a Better Social Media Marketer


Art: Final Battle – Release on Kindle Unlimited

Great news! Art: Final Battle is now available on Kindle. I am super excited. And we released it on Kindle Unlimited right from the start.

So, if you are already a Kindle Unlimited reader, you can read it free. Well, you do pay your Kindle Unlimited subscription, so it’s not totally free. But you know what I mean.  You don’t have to pay anything else to read it because it’s already available for you.

So, go ahead and download Art: Final Battle to your Kindle to read today.

More News About Art: Final Battle

This is just the beginning. Here are the things I’m currently working on with Art: Final Battle…

  • Audible Audiobook – The audio version has been recorded and will soon be available on Audible. Art: Final Battle audiobook is currently going through their quality assessment review. But, if you want to listen to the audiobook, I can let you download it from my dropbox. Just send me a copy of your receipt and I will send you a link to the download page.
  • Portuguese Translation for Art: Final Battle is currently in the works through Google’s Translator Toolkit The first one I’m working on is Portuguese. So, let me know if you speak Portuguese and want to join our team to collaborate on the Portuguese translation of Art: Final Battle.
  • Art Series: I have several more stories planned for Art. Most of them have to do with his backstory and how he created the DNA-splicing machine that created Lucien and of course, we’ll fill in the details about his family.

Art’s DNA-splicing machine is just the catalyst that kicks off all the future stories and upcoming heroes and villains for all the 259+ story ideas that are currently rolling around in my head.

So, stay tuned. If you want updates directly in your inbox when I have a new story ready, make sure to sign up for my free story newsletter.

Or if you don’t want to get e-mails, you can still read my new stories before they get published on Patreon.

Art: Final Battle – Book Description

What if everyone hails you to be a great hero who would save them from their enemies and restore their land. They believe that you fulfill an ancient prophecy. Deep down though, you know that you aren’t who they think and can’t save them.


I Can't Put It Down

Dave, I started reading your book and I can't put it down. Writing a short story book isn't easy but you sir have a knack for storytelling. Excellent job. I highly recommend this book to anyone who's tired of reading boring novels wishing an author hurry and get to the point. Read 'Final Battle' here >>


This Is Storytelling At Its Best



I just bought your new book 'Final Battle'. I'm glad to be an #Earlybuyer. Looking forward to reading and reviewing it. Congratulations, Dave!!!! Support Indie Authors be an #earlybuyer Follow and read 'Art's Final Battle'


Enthralling tale!

I thoroughly enjoyed this short, but sweet little story which follows Art as he battles wild beasts and a portal-opening villain named Lucien. From the get-go, this story was heavily action-packed and very pacy. Not only that, this story offers a glimpse into a whole new magical world that the author is planning on writing about. This book is just the beginning, and what an exciting read it was! Read 'Art's Final Battle' here >>

Get Your Kindle Version Here Or Audible Coming Soon

Meet Art!

Art is a scientist who has developed DNA-splicing technology to end disease and heal the sick.

Things take a turn for the worse when an ancient alien race tries to get their hands on his technology. They kill his wife. They kidnap his daughter. And force him to splice together DNA between a human and alien body.

Their goal? Create a host shell for an evil Locrylian demon. He plans to find a body, overrun the planet and enslave mankind.

Art manages to rescue his daughter and tries to escape. But the Myxolians capture him and force him to go on a suicide mission to close down Lucien’s portal.

They drop him off at the edge of a booby-trapped forest with a small team. They are immediately attacked by savage Axalot Hounds. Art learns that these are the smallest creatures that will be coming through the portal. The quaggars they truly fear will be much larger and almost impossible to kill.

Then Art watches helplessly as his team comes under attack by snipers hidden in the forest. And to top it all off, their one chance at victory get sucked away through a portal.

Now, Art is wounded, desperate, and at wit’s end.

Can he do whatever it takes to defeat the evil villain, close the portal, and save his daughter before it’s too late?

What will happen when everyone realizes that he isn’t the savior they had hoped for?

Get Your Kindle Version Here Or Audible Coming Soon

Meet Lucien!

Lucien was once a regular Locrylian. That is until his jealous wife tried to poison him. A friend managed to save his soul even though the poison destroyed his body. Ever since then, he has wandered between worlds looking for a body he can inhabit once again.

He finds Art’s DNA-splicing technology and realizes he could use it to create a body for himself. Lucien forces Art into mixing Locrylian genes into a human body. Lucien almost succeeds. The Myxolians stop the transfer before his new body is complete through. Now, he is weak and dying. Lucien only has a few days to open a portal to transport his people from their dying planet before it’s too late.

Lucien plans to wipe out the human army, dominate the earth, and enslave mankind. Once they have control, he plans to transport his people to their new home on earth.

But can he succeed when Art and team kill off most of his men? Could Art be the awaited savior of his sworn enemies? Lucien has to make sure that Art won’t be able to foil his plans.

Get Your Kindle Version Here Or Audible Coming Soon

Meet Elijah!

Elijah was once a wealthy merchant with many Locrylian slaves. Then the slaves rebelled, killed most of the population, and ravaged the land. Elijah escaped to earth. His sole mission in life is to keep the remaining band of Myxolians safe and avenge his losses.

His people believe the ancient prophecies of a Chosen One who restore their land and lead them home. He believes that Art is the one who will save them and regains hope once again.

He takes Art under his wing and tries to convince him that he could be their savior. Elijah tries to teach him to use the power freely available to one in his position. Art is stubborn though and refuses to believe.

Elijah realizes that they are on a suicide mission. He knows that he may not survive long enough to close the portal. But he persists in trying to pressure Art into realizing who he is and accept his destiny. Elijah chooses to believe that Art will be there to keep things under control once the portal opens. But when the portal opens, he realizes that Art really can’t control the wild beasts.

Now, how will they close the portal and stop the attack? Who will restore their land and lead them home? Is this the end of his race?

This is a 15,000 word story which comes out to about 70 pages and 108 minutes of audio.

Get Your Kindle Version Here Or Audible Coming Soon

Preorder Your Copy of Art: Final Battle

I finally got my Kindle story up for sale at Art: Final Battle.

It’s complete, but won’t be available till Feburary 23, which is my birthday!

Yay! So, we’re gonna celebrate by launching the book on Friday.

I’ve also recorded and mastered the audio book version and uploaded it to Audible, but it will probably take a few days to go through their quality assurance process before they approve it.

Meantime, you can preorder the Kindle version now on Amazon.

Or read it ‘free’ on Kindle Unlimited.

Once the audible version is ready, you can download it free as an Audible member.


Hey there! Dave here, and it looks like you want to send me a message. Great! I look forward to reading it. Just fill out the form below and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can.


Hey there! Kicking of this space here to keep you up-to-date with what’s going on around here. Mostly just writing fun and inspiring sci-fi and fantasy stories. Reading is a great way to improve your vocabulary, and I also record the audios for my English students.

So if you are learning English as a second language, make sure to download the audios to improve your listening skills. You can also practice with me to reduce your accent and improve you speaking fluency too.

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