Tag: marketing and promotion

  • Online Etiquette Faux Pas: Have your say!

    A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article with tips for┬áonline etiquette. The response (here and on Twitter and LinkedIn) was overwhelming, leading me to realize┬áthat I’ve touched on a rather sore spot with many people (writers, readers, and bloggers alike)…and making me wonder what etiquette faux pas I’ve missed that others have experienced.…

  • The Great Wattpad Marketing Experiment: Show Me the Numbers

    Two months ago, I joined Wattpad and began putting up my contemporary romance novel as a free serial read. I deemed this my Great Wattpad Marketing Experiment, and my primary goal was to increase my fan base by introducing more people to my writing. In a May update, I gave you numbers with regard to…

  • Leveraging Facebook: The Best Way to Post a Link

    Facebook has gone through so many changes over the last couple of years that it’s no wonder no one really knows what they’re doing with it any more. One of the things I see a lot of authors doing “wrong” is how they post links. Fortunately, this is also one of the easiest things to…

  • Update on the Great Wattpad Experiment

    Four weeks ago, I ventured onto the Wattpad platform in my┬áGreat Wattpad Experiment. My reasons for doing so were straightforward: I was looking to grow my readership. I was hoping to engage in conversation with readers about my stories. This is the update I promised on how my experiment is going. ­čÖé My main focus…

  • Social Media & Marketing Tips for Writers

    Whether you’re learning the craft, ┬álooking for publishing how-tos, building your platform (or learning what that is), or trying to improve your online marketing skills, you can find a┬álot of resources on the Internet to help you along. My blog has never been geared towards becoming such a resource, but as I’ve grown as a…

  • Reality Check: Looking For Marketing in All The Wrong Places

    Last week I posted about the Cost of Self-Publishing — an overview of the process I went through on my journey to self-publishing Gwynneth Ever After. While my post didn’t address the issue of marketing costs, a┬ánumber of people (here and on my Linked In discussion groups) commented to the effect that marketing support was…