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
The hack Instagram doesn’t tell you about. I am constantly looking at ways of increasing my reads, from external sources. This has become even more essential in the last month. I have written many posts on social media marketing, I will link these below. Instagram, for many writers, remains the platform writers do the least marketing on. When it should be in your top three. However, it is not always easy to embed links on Instagram.
How to market your work on Instagram and gain followers. The question that I am asked more than any other, by writers, is how do you share your work on Instagram. Well, I am about to show you what I do. Instagram is another platform that has a real writer community. It is also important to use hashtags on Instagram. Many of the same hashtags work, as on Twitter, although, I would also use #writersofinstagram.
Twitter 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.
Is it best to concentrate on 2 or 3 social media platforms or have a presence on all? That was the question I asked many writers this week. The resounding answer was yes, concentrate on a few. Not something I was prepared for. I was inspired, by some writers saying, they have no social media … Continue reading Why I Am Deleting Half My Social Media