Social Media for Writers

Zena teaching her “Social Media for Writers” seminar

3 hr Seminar

The first step in any social media involvement is to identify which online platform or community is right for you – otherwise you’ll waste both time and effort. This express course enables you to discover which options are most relevant to your purposes, as well as how to implement your engagement, securely and with results. Social media is so fun and user-friendly, this introductory session is all you need to get started! Learn how to use the internet to promote your writing, connect with other writers, find inspiration and information online. With group discussions, terminology updates, thought-provoking exercises and questions, this dynamic interactive workshop covers:

  • Websites
  • Blogging
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+
  • Goodreads
  • Pinterest
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon

You’ll leave with a practical understanding of the most prominent forms of social media currently used by writers, fans, editors and publishers; as well as a clear idea of which form suits you best and the key steps you’ll need to develop your online presence.

  1. What is the most effective social media channel for authors, and why?
  2. How can I get more followers on my Facebook author page?
  3. What should authors blog about?
  4. What three things can new authors do on social media, right now, to advance their careers?

Zena will show you how to build your online writing profile and have you itching to get started! No prior knowledge is required.

Want to learn about social media?

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