If we think of the butter as our resources of time and brainpower, and the bread as the many social media platforms available for an author to promote their work, Bilbo’s statement reveals a profound truth.
Like it or not, social media is here to stay. It can be a strange to-do, to stay consistent in the social marketing game.
But, like every other millennial, I’ve grown up on the receiving end of it. While I don’t imagine I’m conscious of every bit of tailored marketing I receive, I do know this: if it feels too much like marketing, it can backfire.
If you don’t know anything about marketing with social media, it can feel like a daunting task. But with a little research, I’ve learned quite a bit about an important platform: Twitter. Here I’m going to share with you a few of the Twitter marketing tips that I’ve learned.
What does it take to sell a story? What do you need and where should you go? What is the best method and how does one achieve said method? Well, in my short stint as published, I’ve learned there are many and all of them are pretty hard. Get ready to roll your sleeves you because the easy part is definitely over.
Having had your book accepted for publication, you now need to get the word out about it. Creating an author page on Facebook is one way of helping with social marketing.
There are countless articles on the web about marketing strategies. Some make suggestions based on observations or statistical data.