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Networking Tips for Authors on Twitter
Hands down, Twitter is one of the most influential networks, and it’s what I think of as the great human connector. Out of all the social media networks, Twitter gives you the best chance to reach an audience around the world. You can talk to some of the most famous and powerful people on the platform, but more importantly, you can talk directly to your readers wherever they happen to be
Thinking about Social Media for 2019
It's the end of the year and the time when many of us do a little reflection. What do we want 2019 to look like? What will we do differently, do better?
I've got a book coming out in February (THE CHEF'S SECRET in case you want to help an author out) and that means a lot of promotion. Few authors have the luxury of just sitting back and letting their publisher shout about their book to the world
December 27, 2018 | Crystal King
10 Holiday Gifts for the Writer in Your Life
It's that time of
November 28, 2018 | Crystal King
Writers Can Stay Organized and Motivated with these Online Tools
As a writer of historical fiction, I find that one of my biggest challenges is how to manage both my time and all the little tidbits of information that I discover all over the Web. This is particularly tough when some of the data is sent to me from friends, or I uncover new articles and facts through random browsing, not just at times when I sit down to do research.
I could use a notebook, and I do, but those online notes are a time-sink to rewrite, and as a result, my notebook tends to be more for creative …
October 30, 2018 | Crystal King
Seven DON'Ts for Socially Savvy Authors
Getting ahead in the world of social media isn't easy, but it's even harder if you are doing things that self-sabotage your efforts. Here are seven things you can stop doing to help you bolster your social media efforts to find more fans and sell more books.
1. Don't be spammy in direct messages (on any channel). Don't spam people in Direct Messages with automatic replies