Author and web expert Linda Lee provides an overview of social media and answers these questions: what are the hot tools, how do you use these tools for networking, and why is it all so valuable?Premium Resources Free For Subscribers
Authors today cannot escape the need to leverage social media in building a following and marketing their books. Whether you use Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, or some other social media outlet, you’ll want to have a presence. Listen to how Facebook is being used by authors Joan Lloyd, Stephen J. Bauer, Chris Benson, Trisha Ventker, Elaine Cooper, and Patricia Colton.
Stop wasting time engaging customers on Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs, and Pinterest. 2013 is your year to discover how to earn SALES from fans and followers. Authors, coaches and business experts CAN use social media to drive sales of books and information products by following a system. Renowned social selling expert (and self-published author), Jeff Molander, reveals the 3 success principles that are creating wealth for him, his readers/students and other successful self-published authors. You cannot afford to miss this chance to finally make social media sell your books and info products!
Publicist Stephanie Barko offers guidelines on picking the social media tools that are driving interest among followers. She discusses Pinterest and LinkedIn and also recommends selecting the social tool appropriate for your content.
Author and social media expert Jeff Molander asks if social media is creating a fundamental shift in the way people buy things and interact. He says there is no social media 'revolution'. Rather, Jeff thinks that social media changes our ability to make decisions faster because of better tools... but we aren't revolutionizing the way we buy things. Like much of what Jeff discusses, this is a controversial position. Check out the interview and see what YOU think about whether there is a true social media revolution or is it just evolution?
Social media is an equalizer for all authors who can now skip some of the media "gatekeepers". Public Relations expert Kevin Gray offers tips on how authors can harness the power of social media to support their success.