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 […]
My husband loves to watch a TV reality show called The Curse of Oak Island. Apparently people have been searching the tiny island in Nova Scotia for centuries in hopes of unearthing either buried treasure or the ark of the covenant. Rick and Marty Lagina are twenty-first-century explorers and hosts who frequently refer to their […]
Last year, Twitter introduced a “powerful creative ad unit called the Twitter Card — a new way for advertisers to easily surface website content within a Tweet and drive relevant traffic to any page of their site, such as their home page, product page, or an important blog post.” Early testing in April 2014 showed […]
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.
As of January 2013, Google+ has grown to the second largest social network. A late comer to the Social Media Network arena (Facebook 9 years; Twitter 7 years), Google Plus has transformed into a major social network. Building your Author Brand with Google Serious about your writing career? Then Google plays an important part in […]
If you thought the hashtag (#) was just for Twitter, think again. Facebook is rolling out clickable search to make it easier for users to find information.
This is the first part of a series to focus on the strategy and concepts of using Social Media.