Social Media Balance
It’s rather Zen, I suppose, to seek a balance here.
But how do you get it?
Promoting Writing With Social Media Promoting Writing is important! So let’s say you’re an amateur writer. You know you should be promoting writing with social media. But how do you get started? Not to worry; I’ve got you covered, whether you’re looking to sell your work or just get your unsellable fanfiction noticed. My Background […]
Welcome to The Power of Social Media (Neurotic Writers’ Edition) Chicken Scratch Neurotic Writers. I know aspiring writers. You probably do, too. There are lots of people with a manuscript out there … somewhere. Perhaps it’s just in a hard drive. Or maybe it’s been uploaded to a fiction site. Or perhaps it has gotten […]
A Look at Podcasting Podcasting can get you to a wider audience. It’s a different medium from what you might be used to. And it offers practice and the opportunity to polish some skills that you, the writer, might not have realized you needed, such as thinking on your feet and being an interview subject. […]
Online Personas and Cyber Infidelity, Oh My! Cyber Infidelity? The Cambridge News reports that author Sophie Hannah has conducted a survey of Twitter, OKCupid and other sites, in conjunction with just plain out and out asking people – is online infidelity worse than in-person infidelity? Results Her results were mixed. Some of the respondents saw […]
Social Media Continues its Relentless Pace to Try to Make You Stay Put It’s a relentless pace out there. And much like the holidays accelerate the end of the year, and we suddenly look up on January 7th or so and wonder just what the hell just happened, social media is continuing to not so […]
Getting More Twitter Followers Getting More Twitter Followers. Oh, it’s the Holy Grail, isn’t it? Getting more people to follow you, and moving that magical Twitter followers number up, up and ever upwards, to stratospheric heights. And, even more importantly, increasing it to more than the number of people you’re following (more on that later). […]
5 Ways for Charities to use Social Media First of all, here are 5 Ways for Charities to embrace the modern and use social media to help them. Because I still love an older great blog post on five possible uses for social media for charities. While I think these were good ideas (the Twitter Twibbon was one of […]
The Best Lengths for Social Media Posts and More Best Lengths for social posts can seem elusive. What’s right? The fine folks at Buffer and, in particular, Kevan Lee, have done it again and have everything you always wanted to know about social post lengths but were afraid to ask. In my travels online, I […]
An analysis of Twitter avatars, backgrounds and Twibbons.