Social Media Tips and Tricks

7 ways to make Facebook chats painless

 
Have you been thinking about doing some author brand building or book promotion

Create a Word doc/OneNote/Evernote page with everything you’ll need for the chat like pre-drafted posts, images, links to your books, your other social media, sign up for your newsletters etc. Have it open and ready for your chat so you can just […]

5 Ideas for Book Promo – Quick & Easy Contests

Contests are a great way to generate buzz for your books. I’m a fan of giving away books as prizes. Why? Because your target audience are readers! If you’ve got some sway (like bookmarks, cover flats, etc) that you want to include too, those are great rewards for fans. But giving away some of […]

Five tips to promo your book on social media

Welcome to Social Media Saturday!
Today we’re talking about how to tell people about your book, new book release, event, etc, without being an irritating spammer.

Here are 5 tips to do that effectively:
You don’t have to be shy about promoting when you do it the right way.
Here are five tips that I’ve found work really […]

#TwitterFiction – I just might try it

Twitter.
Love it or hate it, Twitter is a very popular place for superfans to stalk, uh, find their favorite authors.
I have lots of fun in the land of 140 characters because I’m an instant gratifaction kind of girl, and (hopefully) I can actually talk to people.
What can an author do on Twitter?
I talk all […]

The Coffee Break Way to Use Pics on Social Media

It’s Social Media Saturday!
Today’s Coffee Break Tips and Tricks is all about using pics on social media.

Why would you want to do that? Because posts, updates, blogs etc get more engagement that posts that are just text.

Who has time to go around taking pictures all the time to post them? Photographers. Ha ha. Kidding. […]

Is it lunchtime already? My social media uh-ohs

I love Some E-cards because of the true, but snarky insight into the world, especially when it comes to social media.

My own biggest social media fail? The space-time vortex of Facebook, Twitter, etc known as The Timesuck. (Dun dun duhhhhhhhhhhn)

Last year I’m pretty sure I wrote more words on social media than I did […]

How in the world do you add custom tabs to a Facebook Fan page?

You know those little boxes that are under your landing page picture on your fan page?

How the heck do you get those to do anything besides show photos, videos and likes?

I’ve been researching exactly that!

And all I can say is oi. Could Facebook have made it any harder? Probably.

But, never fear!

Here are two quick […]