[This article was written by guest contributor Nancy L. Baumann of Bookarma.]
If you’re an author, you may have come kicking and screaming into the world of social media — or perhaps you haven’t entered it at all. “I don’t like social media … I need more than 140 characters … It’s not communication … blah, blah, blah.”
Authors, it’s time to get over it! If you can string a few words together and click (and if you can’t, then don’t call yourself an author), then you better get out there. Social media is not a fad; it’s your best bet for marketing your book, and if you’re not in it, you are Out. Of. It.
It’s that important
Nobody’s hanging over the back fence and chatting with the neighbors or sitting down for long phone calls with their friends anymore. Our attention is diverted in a million directions, and we rarely have time for those luxuries.Read More...