Every day, I get friend or connection requests on Facebook and LinkedIn. Today, I have 1,146 friends on Facebook and 2,651 connections on LinkedIn. Obviously, I can’t interact with even a small percentage, and when I add new friends/connections, I wonder if I’m just adding another name of someone I won’t ever communicate with. In … Read more
It’s not easy being a writer – from writer’s block to wondering where your next paycheck is coming from, the difficulties of being a writer are aplenty. One area in particular that lot of aspiring authors struggle with is the promotional side to being a writer. Today, with the overwhelming amount of information out there, … Read more
The old saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words,” surely holds true on social media. In the past couple of years, I have created more than 1700 images, mostly of Bible verses, and posted to social media. While Scripture doesn’t go viral, I always get more likes and shares for images than for plain … Read more
In this video, we see the Christmas story played out on Facebook. At first, I thought it would be irreverent, but instead seeing the story from a new perspective makes it even more impactful.
I posted a video about social media last September. The maker of the video and author of the Book Socialnomics, Erik Qualman, recently updated the video: Social Media Revolution 2 (Refresh).
Amazing, if true. Added 5/7/10: An updated video has been released.
Recently, Beth Morrow at Writer-in-Progress interviewed me for her feature Story Behind the Story She agreed to reciprocate with a guest post here, and I jumped at the chance. Let’s welcome Beth and get ready to learn about promoting books through social media. =========================================================== In the big scheme of things, I’ve noticed two types of social media … Read more