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.
Flipboard made by dreams soar and then smashed them to pieces. Last month I published a post on ‘How to write your first novel’and the views went crazy in 24 hours. I started to gain the stats I thought I could only dream about. Two thousand views in 24 hours.
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.
How will article 13 affect writers? How many of us ignored our loved ones, to post on social media? Come the strike of midnight on 2019, I was sat watching my other half try to take a selfie with a snapchat filter. I had to sit there and wait for her to finish before I could wish her Happy New Year. I was fuming, in my head, I was the only person who was being ignored, for social media. Then I got a grip of myself and realised that all around the planet there were people being ignored. People who had seen 2019 in, with a phone in hand. People who were fighting for a signal, so they could post to social media. Why do we spend all our time on social media?
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
The platforms to use and those to avoid. There are 5.1 billion social media users. 210 million people suffer from social media addiction. Teenagers who spend five hours a day on social media are two times more likely to develop depression. Social media is both a curse and a blessing for many people. I have spent … Continue reading A Writers Opinion on 5 Social Media Platforms