Why should authors use social media? If you’re self-marketing, social media is a free way that you can advertise yourself and your books. There is also the potential to reach a large number of people, as there are more than one billion Facebook users and almost just as many Twitter users. However, what social media […]
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Social Media will help brand your image: the problem for many is the lack of knowing what Social Media really is compared to what they think it is.
This is the first part of a series to focus on the strategy and concepts of using Social Media.
Facebook and Twitter are household names synonymous with social networking and yet many writers continue to resist. Perhaps it is due to time constraints. No matter the reason, writers must embrace the social medias. They offer free resources and have proven to increase visibility and exposure – something every writer needs to achieve.
For many, interfacing on twitter and facebook may be deemed a horrendous waste of time. Trust me – I was one of the naysayers. If you know how to use them, the social medias command a tremendous amount of marketing power.
“There’s a very simple rule: 90% of your content should not be about yourself or your book. You should be sharing other people’s posts, researching and finding useful information online, helping out people solve problems, and making positive relationships by providing value.” — Derek Murphy, Creative Indie The problem that most authors have is “soap-boxing” their […]
Many people don’t start out as writers nor do they have training. For many it is a love of reading, and so it is with Kimberly Wenzler. When I sat down with her, we discussed the typical writing formulas and idea generators. I soon found this remarkable woman extremely talented and funny. As you […]