DIYwithTy.com - 5 Social Media Platforms Authors Should Explore
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Resource.I've been working with authors for about twelve years. It's amazing to me how many authorsseek me for design and marketing services right before or after their book has been released.The days of getting by without an online presence have clearly been over for several years now.Whether you are a traditionally published or self-published author, daydreaming about yourbestseller is not an option. As soon as you have a release date, it’s time to get down to thebusiness of book promotion.Now I don't know too many authors who have a tremendous amount of free time to devote tomarketing. Most still work nine to five jobs, raise families and are involved in communityactivities. Even if there is an opportunity to write full-time, many authors supplement theirincome by providing services like editing, teaching or speaking. Time management is essential.In this guide, we are going to explore
five (5) social media platforms
that are free to start, butdo require a willingness to invest time.If you are not familiar with the term social media, Wikipedia definition states, “
isan umbrella term that defines the various activities that integrate technology, socialinteraction, and the construction of words, pictures, videos and audio. This interaction, and themanner in which information is presented, depends on the varied perspectives and "building"of shared meaning among communities, as people share their stories, and understandings.”If you invest time building relationships using social media platforms, you have the potential toattract a readership or influencers for your book(s). By the way, if you are wondering, it’s nevertoo early to build a platform. The earlier, the better. Remember, the best form of advertisement is word of mouth. So, let’s explore the social media platforms you shouldconsider for your book marketing efforts.Blessings,Tyora “Ty” MoodyDIYwithTy.com