Here is a report about the top networking sites as of March, 2013. It is a good idea to keep an eye on trends. Things can change quickly. I was surprised to see My Space rank so high. I didn’t know anybody still used that site. Last time I visited, it was so cluttered. Will have to take another look. Maybe they have redesigned it.
Here are some sensible networking tips for virtual or real-life marketing.
Here’s an interesting post about the uses of social media for authors. I agree with some and not others. What do you think?
From Charlene Oldham, suggestions about using Pinterest to build an audience for your writing.
Click the link below to read the opinions of industry insiders.
Authors are told they need to use social media to build their platforms, but for most of us, that is easier said than done.
Click on the link below for some good advice from Sarah Nego.
As an author, you are a brand. Here are some ways to improve your effectiveness.
When November is over, and you have revised your manuscript, written your picture books, finished your sketches, and assembled your chapbook, you might consider working on your platform. Here’s a 30 day program from Robert Lee Brewer.
For those who enjoy Webinars, here’s a site that offers instruction for writers of children’s fiction.
If you are an author and presenter, this site is an example of stellar marketing. Notice that she offers each Webinar free for 24 hours. After, that it is available for purchase. Note also the endorsements and the pitch on the page. It’s short, to the point, and very effective. The page layout is clean and simple. Even the author’s picture is good. It isn’t arty, but notice how she makes warm contact with the viewer. You can do this, too.