It’s pretty obvious that to be a successful indie author these days requires more than a little marketing skill. What I’d like to do here is tell you some of the things not to do when engaging in indie author marketing.
In case you didn’t know, FOMO means fear of missing out. We live in a highly distracted age. The Internet offers too much information, way too fast. Some of us are struggling, not only to keep up with that, but to keep going in spite of various health issues—ahem!
Here are five tips for you to keep you from being constantly pulled in different directions by social media and the onslaught of email coming to your inbox.
This is old news by now, because I didn’t tweet about this or create a funny meme immediately after the news reports. But, I can’t stay silent on what Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama had to say about pre-existing conditions.
A Salon magazine story blared the following headline: Alabama congressman: “People who lead good lives” don’t have preexisting conditions. With the subhead: Mo Brooks says people without pre-existing conditions have “done things the right way”.
Now, here’s the thing. After saying all that, he turned on a dime and said the complete opposite.
I think, without question, that online marketing has become increasingly a visual experience. And more than ever, brands and businesses are established through the clever use of video marketing.
On all the different forms of social media, there’s been an increase in using video on platforms as varied as Facebook Live, Google Hangouts and Events, Instagram, Snapchat, and on and on.