All posts tagged: Google+

Is Your Book Networking in All the Right Places? Self-Marketing Tips

“Go where you know.”  This holds true in social media networking and marketing your book.  Although the important arenas for connecting with the masses are Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+,  an author may need to go beyond the place where everyone is, and find “where you know” to connect with potential readers. Authors have a specific goal that’s common among them, to sell books.  Creating works of art with words and illustrations, and sharing this creation with their audience is why writers write, whether it be for recognition of their work, promoting an issue, or their chosen career in which to make a living, all good reasons to sell books.   As an author, where are you spending your social media time? There are an immense amount of users on Facebook (800 million), Twitter continues to lead, LinkedIn connects you professionally, and Google+  allows connection more specifically with those in your “circle” of expertise. While each of these networks, and many others not mentioned are truly important in the big picture, authors must figure out how to break them down into …

Making Your Google+ Profile Work For YOU

  Have you been wondering what is all  the buzz about Google+ ? Will it outshine Facebook and Twitter?  Do I have to learn something new to fit in?  Are all my friends going to migrate there? With tons and tons of online platforms already in existence, why do we need another one? We’ve found the simplicity of Google+ to be a great advantage, as well as the opportunity to categorize the many connections you make online.  Yes, you can do it with Facebook and Twitter as well, but with the drop and drag circles, it’s so much easier! Control over content is the best around, in our opinion.  You make the decisions about whom you wish to read what you post, as well as what you wish to read, and with whom you want to interact.  By going from circle to circle, you see what those specific members are posting and commenting on, while  filtering the “noise”  and personal updates you won’t see on the same level with Facebook or Twitter. Using Google+ Profile as Your …