Posted in Creative Endeavors

Joining the Digital Age…

So, being a blogger I’m already there a little bit.

And occasionally, I do the Tinder or Bumble dating thing, which I suppose means I’ve been in the Digital Age for a while…

But now, I’ve joined Wattpad.

Continue reading “Joining the Digital Age…”

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Posted in Marketing

Interaction is Key to Success.

This Marketing Monday, I want to talk about interaction and interactive ways to engage an audience. Please remember that I am looking at marketing through the guise of an author, not someone selling a thingamabob or a watchamacallit, though I’m sure some of the techniques will work for other marketing systems as well.

We’ve already talked, albeit briefly, about the virtues of Social Media for interacting with your audience to help create a reader/customer base. Continue reading “Interaction is Key to Success.”

Posted in Marketing, People watching

Marketing Monday: The Joys of a Twitter Chat

Last week, we talked about how important it is to get involved with social media. It’s important for everyone who’s trying to get people interested in whatever it is they’re selling, or just sharing (like a blog that’s not meant for money… *ahem*), but it’s especially important for authors these days.

As you might remember, I had said I was helping an author friend of mine with his marketing. It helps me to get back into the game, and helps him get readers to sell his book to. It’s a win/win situation. So, for a while, I’ll be devoting Mondays to marketing tips. Marketing Mondays seems a fitting title, in my opinion, and it’s so hashtaggable… is that a word?  Continue reading “Marketing Monday: The Joys of a Twitter Chat”

Posted in Advice, Marketing

Where to begin with Social Media

I’ve begun helping a fairly new author with his marketing campaign, so while I reacquaint myself with the marketing world (especially now that Social Media has taken over so entirely!), I’ll be posting tips and advice on here. Mostly it is based on my observations, so take it for what it’s worth. We’ll work it out together…

And so let’s begin!

I suppose there’s no better place to begin then with the beginning! Continue reading “Where to begin with Social Media”