One of the most recent trends of the book blogging community is the art of bookstagramming. Bookstagram is what we call the bookish community on Instagram, where bookstagrammers share aesthetically pleasing photos featuring our favorite things in the world — books. If you happen to have an Instagram account, you only need to head over […]
A Quick Reference Guide for Authors DON’T: …tag recently added friends or followers you just met unless they’ve given you permission or asked you to do so. People come to social media for lots of reasons and those reasons are rarely (if ever) to buy something. DO: …ask before tagging anyone in a post. Unless you’ve […]
#K8chat is a weekly chat for authors AND readers. Every week we join together to talk about a new book/publishing topic, usually with an awesome special guest and prizes! #k8chat is held every Thursday at 9pm Eastern. You can check out our previous chats log on the #K8chat page. This week on #K8chat I (@K8Tilton) […]
Writers, are you attempting to build your brand? One of the best ways to do so is to utilize emerging social media platforms, especially Snapchat, one of the fastest growing apps among the younger generation. Social media isn’t all about socializing! Businesses have seen huge success with their branding efforts when they tap into these […]
The boom of social media sites, such as Twitter, has left many authors questioning how it is possible to be seen and connect in such a saturated environment. Unlike the beginning days of Twitter where any effort would yield a result, users now have to diligently work to build engagement and results. There are enough […]
Today I’m pleased to welcome blogger and author Kara Piazza to the blog to talk about the all-important social media. If you have a social media question please leave it in the comments below. I may just feature your question and the answer in my next post!