This week, I logged onto my Facebook groups and found that I had been banned from commenting and posting to all groups. On first inspection, it looked to be the fault of one of two posts. After some investigation the truth was even more shocking. I run a group called Every Child Matters and I was banned for the material I had shared there. The posts that Facebook took offence to post about internet child safety and how much I love my autistic side-kick.
Promotion and social media marketing is as big a part of being a writer as producing the articles. Over the years I have tried several different methods, some have worked, others not.
On Medium, older posts appear to make more money when read, than those published that month. Every month when I study my income and statistics, older posts account for on average 50% of my earnings. This is no coincidence, as I promote my old articles as much as I promote my new articles.
With these three simple tips, you can make your posts evergreen. Earning from them long after they have been published.
First of all, I would like to thank every one of you for following my blog and supporting me with your comments and likes. As my followers increase on here, I was reminded that not all of you will know what other ventures I am part of. In addition to this website, you can find … Continue reading Where Else Can You Find Sam H Arnold
Facebook admins have a responsibility to monitor groups not just post threads.
Today I received such a horrendous comment on one of my Facebook Groups, it stuck with me for the day. I reported it to the group admin and as I write this they have done nothing about it.
As an admin of several groups myself, I hold a higher responsibility than posting threads and letting them run. As an admin for groups which have 800+ people. I need to support and value every one of them.
Once my favourite social media platform, the attraction is dwindling. There is a culture of people following for a follow back and then unfollow. This lack of genuine interaction has ruined my experience recently.
Simple methods to increase your following on any platform.
It is not with a hint of irony I write this post. For many months I have been talking about the negative influence of social media. I decided a positive post was in order.
Although I remain certain that we all spend too much time on social media. There are many positives to marketing your work that cannot be overlooked.
In order to market your work successfully, you have to have many followers. In order to increase your reader count, you need to reach more people.