Honestly, it is difficult (although not impossible) to avoid strategies that don’t incorporate Facebook in some way, either through a personal account or through Facebook Pages, at least not for writers who have at least one novel published. Once you have fans, Facebook becomes logical since it has the largest user base, therefore making it much more convenient as a way for people to find you.
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Are Facebook, Twitter and IM having any effect on the quality or volume of my work? These questions, coupled with a very long list of goals I wanted to accomplish, plagued me like a broken plot.
People once learned from one another what was worth knowing and doing, and the best of these memes worked their way through the population like a unending game of telephone. It was only with the advent of mass communication technology like printing, radio, and TV that a select few became able to easily influence great numbers of people. But with social media those select few are now finding themselves increasingly drowned out.
The year is 2010. The internet has passed the infant stage and has grown into a young adult that still hasn’t quite gotten the “rules” down yet. Much of internet law is still in its infancy, in part because the legal system hasn’t been able to keep up with the rapid changes in technology. Words like “piracy,” “identity theft” and “copyright” are just three examples of that…
This article, reprinted from the Bulletin, explores the various aspects of social networking and how a writer can use them to help promote herself.