As some of you know, I twitter. The micro-blogging site is a great favorite of mine. To find me go to www.twitter.com/joannaslanI use the site to share announcements about blog postings for the many blogs I participate in: Killer Hobbies (http://killerhobbies.blogspot.com), this blog and my character's blog (http://KikiLowenstein.blogspot.com)I use it to post appearances, special events, and contests I'm running. I find it very successful for … [Read more...] about Twitter Directory
Last week I wrote about Desire Paths, those pathways that people create to get to what they love. I suggest you view the excellent presentation by Mike Arauz on this idea: http://www.mikearauz.com/2009/03/desire-paths-branding-for-digital-lives.htmlThe big question for authors is how can we create Desire Paths in a digital media age? How do we influence readers to beat a path to our door? We must develop promotional activities which attract those … [Read more...] about Desire Paths, Part II
Argh. Every day I open my email and think: I don't have time for all this. I especially don't have time to update my website, to check all the posts on all the list-serves I belong to, visit every online community I need to, and comment on everyone's blog as I should.But I do have time to Twitter. Apparently, the rest of the world agrees. The site has reported an eight-fold rise in visitors since 2007, and in December reported 2.7 million people … [Read more...] about Tweet, Tweet, Tweet–and You Could Win a Big Box of Books!