Social Media for the Writer

Course description:

Before and after you publish you need to get your name out there. You need to get people excited about your book so they’ll buy it. Social media is a great way to do that but it can get confusing. Do you Tweet? Facebook? Pin things? Digg them?

In Social media for the writer we’ll look at the different options out there and demystify them. What’s covered? Explanations of Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Reddit, Digg, LinkedIn, Triberr, GoodReads, Blogs. What are they? How do you use them? Which one is best for you?

Topics covered:

Week 1 Twitter
Week 2 Facebook
Week 3 Tools and Tips
Week 4 All others/ Wrap-up

Students will receive detailed instructions on setting up Twitter and Facebook. Information will also include Facebook Pages and touch on some of the other social media options out there. We will also be going over lists, hashtags and various tools to make social networking easier. Tips on what to tweet and finding blog topics.

SMFTW – Workshops in 2015

October 1 – October 31 2015Through – click to register