There’s no doubt that the world of social media can be daunting for writers who want to establish that online presence many publishers push for, especially if the author has never had a social media account before. But there is no denying its necessity and value when it comes to reaching target audiences. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter can all help you promote your blog and your books and can connect you with other people, but Twitter—in itself a form of microblogging—is a great way for writers to build an online presence and stay informed on trends in the industry.
Perhaps the most exciting and daunting promotional aspect of Ooligan Press’s upcoming title Untangling the Knot is the anthology’s whopping roll call of twenty-six contributors. That’s twenty-six sets of readers and their fans to connect with, and—supposing that most of these writers participate in at least one form of social media—at least twenty-six different social […]