I’ve had several different conversations with friends lately wondering about whether our ability to communicate is being eroded in the texting/e-mail/Facebook messaging/G-chat/Skype/direct messages/can on a string era. We have more tools for communication than ever. Social media makes it possible to instantly know what our friends are up to and even see when they’re nearby. […]
Social media is as much art as science, but there are some mistakes you just shouldn’t make. Here are five. 5. Don’t link your Facebook and Twitter accounts Render unto Facebook that which is Facebook and render unto Twitter that which is Twitter. A good tweet is different than a good Facebook post, and vice […]
A year ago, as my first novel was being published and I was starting a new career, I was also dealing with one of the hardest stretches of my life due to an unexpected divorce. The divorce particulars won’t break new ground in the genre, and I don’t pretend my experience is any more or […]
Guest Post by Rick Daley Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is critical in modern marketing. Any author trying to sell books should be familiar with its basic concepts, whether you have been published by a Big Six publisher, a small press, or (especially) if you are an indie author. So how do you leverage the greater […]
I wrote my first article for CNET, on Facebook Timeline. Check it out!
“Das Schlaraffenland” – Pieter Bruegel the Elder It’s been over five years since blogs really exploded into the public consciousness, fueled by the rising popularity of WordPress and Blogger, which vastly simplified the process of creating places on the Internet where anyone could easily share their thoughts. And dare I say people seem to be […]