How to tag writers, appropriately. Tagging other writers in posts is an important way to help build your writing community. However, overusing it can be as negative for your engagement as positive. Tagging another writer will mean they will be notified of your post. Many will then interact and read your post, a good way to increase views. How to tag For those of you who don’t know, tagging writers is easy on Medium. As you type put the @ sign and then type the writer’s name. You can then click on the name, as it appears in the drop-down menu.
My new writing space has inspired me to write more. What does your writing space look like? Ronald Dahl wrote in a shed at the bottom of the garden. https://www.roalddahl.com/blog/2017/may/inside-roald-dahls-writing-hut As much as I enjoy listening to other writer’s journeys, I love nosing in their writing spaces. A New Writing Space As some may know, we are … Continue reading Re-ignite Your Passion in Writing with New Beginnings
Step by step guide to your first Medium publication. Publications are spoken about, by Medium writers, as much as curation. This week I have also seen more than one writer asking how to set up a publication. So here is a basic guide to starting your publication. As with everything I am sure I will forget to cover everything, so if you have any questions feel free to add them to the comments below.
Using both types of publications and the features you can use to generate followers. Publications are a valuable asset to any writer. On Medium they can be especially useful, to gain views from readers who otherwise wouldn’t find your work.
Set yourself goals that challenge. If you read any post on improving your blogging income the advice appears to be, post more. Some writers get a viral post which makes them a considerable amount of money in one shot. I am not that lucky. I need to go with the other train of thought, that you need to publish a lot to gain a decent income blogging.
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.
Facebook groups are a valuable asset to writers. However, be a community member, not a drop and run writer. So recently I have found myself moaning about fellow writers. Last week I wrote a post about how selfish writers are. I will put the link at the end of this post, for anyone who may have missed it. I don’t like this side to me, but some things need speaking about. I promise after this no more moans.