As authors, what can we do with social media? We can build a community on Twitter and connect more deeply with our readers and colleagues. Here’s how.
The controversy over giving books away for free continues. You work hard when you write a book and there are the costs associated with writing. Are free promotions worth it?
If you want more than 1% of your fans to see your Facebook author page posts, you have to buy advertising. Using Facebook groups instead of author pages or in conjunction with them is a good way around this.
The Pew Research Center’s newest report on social media use shows YouTube and Facebook leading the pack, but not far behind is Instagram proving that it’s continuing to flourish.
Twitter tends to confound a lot of writers. I get it. When I first jumped on social media, I asked a friend, “Did you really join Twitter?” She responded that of course she did and that I had to as well.
Embedding social media posts on your blog or website can benefit your website, but exactly how do you embed social media posts into your blog?
It may be true that a picture is worth 1,000 words but what’s proven is that a photo is better than text when it comes to social media engagement.
Wouldn’t you love to know which words are the most retweetable? You’d be a Twitter rock star, right? You’d know how to rock Twitter.
Hashtags seem to be everywhere these days. Authors can use hashtags in hopes of finding readers.
Every writer’s dream is to publish a book that sells oodles of copies, but is learning how to use social media to market a book every writer’s nightmare?