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Category: Social Media Platform

What's Almost Better than a Free Web Site?

Until it blows up or is taken off-line for good, it is going to be a super-powerful tool to help you succeed. I hear too many authors say, “MySpace is so yesterday. I’m on Facebook.” Well, okay, but you are shelving a very powerful tool for promotion, and we aren’t on there for fun, we are there to build a brand.

The Single Best Way for Writers to Become a Brand

Time is precious, so make sure you maximize your efforts by focusing all your energies behind the name you wish to brand. It will save a lot of time for you and confusion for your fans. Branding the right name will help you work smarter, not harder. You need time left over to write great books.

Social Media Gold–Finding Your Key Influencers

Find these key individuals, and there are no limits to your digital reach. These influencers are platform-building GOLD and your most valuable asset.

Is it a Good Idea to Post Chapters of Your Novel On-Line to Build Your Platform?

Non-fiction and humor lend themselves to making good blogs and building an Internet following. But, for novels, many of the benefits of posting pieces of your novel break down, and I’ll explain why.

Social Media– 3 Easy Ways a Writer Can Build a Solid Platform

Think ice cream stand in Alaska, hot coffee in Tuscon, mountain bikes in Wichita, KS. A tough sell and a very limited customer base. Just because everyone is saying FaceBook is hot and MySpace is passé in no way means you should listen to them. If you have to choose between going with your friends and going with your fans, I advise that you choose the fans if you desire to build a platform.