‘Use Social Media to promote your blog or your business, it is so easy’
‘Starting a blog is really simple, anyone can do it’
‘Twitter and Facebook are great promotional tools’
We hear and read a lot about Social Media and how wonderful it is, but when you are starting out it can look very complicated.
Do I need a blog or a website? What does a website cost? How much will I have to pay for a professionally designed website?
If I blog, do I use WordPress or Blogger? How do I start a blog? What should I write?
How do I publicize my blog? How do I let readers know that I am here?
Should I connect with other bloggers? Which bloggers network is the right one for me?
What about Twitter, and Facebook…
Soon this can all sound quite intimidating.
It doesn’t have to be. Check out these posts, with simple tips on setting up a blog and using Social Media to promote it. If there is anything that you need help with, or if you have a question, find me on Twitter @lynncschreiber
You want to start a blog, but aren’t sure where to begin? It may look a bit complicated, but is is actually quite simple.
Follow these six simple steps
The original Twitter Tutorial, that has been turned into the above pictured book
Your blog is up and running, and now you need readers! Learn how to promote your blog or business with Social Media.
Find out which social media channel is the right one for your business, and how to use it effectively.
Some brands do this really well – here are some of them.
Hootsuite vs Tweetdeck – I highlight the main features of both Twitter clients, to help you decide which is best for YOUR needs.
Twitter is often seen as a quick fix for drawing attention to an event, a campaign or a charity, but how do you go about running a Social Media Campaign?
Best twitter tips for writers – both self-published authors and those working with a publisher. You DO have time for twitter, if you do it right
If you have a business or a blog to publicise, you might be told that linking Facebook and Twitter accounts will save you time.
It will, but it will also annoy some of your followers.
Here are the reasons why I do not recommend it
Have you ever wanted to participate in a Twitter Chat, but not known how to?
Follow these few simple steps to find your feet on Twitter.
Want to use Social Media to publicize your blog or business, but still a bit unsure where to start?
Online social media courses – individual or group courses available, tailored to your needs.
Careful now – you don’t want to catch a bad dose of Social Media Fatigue. Sometimes it is good to take a step back from the tweeting and RTing, the Facebooking and googling, and check if you really do need so many Social Media accounts