Posts Tagged ‘Online Communities’
What Is #MondayBlogs and Why Should Bloggers Participate?
About oh, nine years ago-ish (in 2012), I started #MondayBlogs. I wanted an obvious way for bloggers (any blogger, any subject except porn because yuck) to connect on a specific day of the week to share our blog posts. It’s grown exponentially more than even I had ever hoped (ten to fifteen thousand tweeps participate…Read More
The Writing Process by guest @lisettebrodey
THE WRITING PROCESS How my life experiences have shaped the way I write One of the most common questions people have for writers is “How does your creative process work?” Writers aren’t exempt from wanting to know the answer to this. In fact, they may be the most curious group of all when it comes…Read More
6 Tips To Help Protect Your Social Media Accounts From Hackers
What is up with all the social media hacks this week? I know it’s been bad for a long time, but several author friends have been hacked just this week alone — and it’s getting worse. How can we prevent this? We can’t. It’s really up to Twitter and the other sites to get serious…Read More
My Experience As A Successful Self-Published Author by guest @TerryTyler4
Please welcome author Terry Tyler to the blog today. Terry has built a successful online presence in a short amount of time and she’s sold several thousand books. Terry hails from the UK, so if you don’t know what ‘whinge’ means, it’s like whine for us. No, not wine. __________________ Hello, BadRedheadMedia readers! When Rachel…Read More
How A Great Twitter Bio Can Net You More Followers…and Sales!
Someone asked me recently to go back to some easy basics about Twitter. I thought that would be too easy until someone on Facebook asked me what an avatar was, or how to choose a file for their bio. Because I don’t want this to be too easy, I’ll throw in advanced tips to help…Read More
How NOT To Sell Your Book On Twitter!
How NOT To Sell Your Book On Twitter When I was a pharma rep (for fifteen years but recovered now, thank you), we would joke with each other about making ‘radio’ calls. Calls so quick, the same song would still be playing on the radio when you got back in the car. Some…Read More
Upcoming Spreecast RE: Triberr With Special Guest Dino Dogan on Tues, 11/13 4pm PST
Upcoming Spreecast RE: Triberr with special guest Dino Dogan on Tues, 11/13 4pm PST Heard of Triberr but not sure exactly what it does? Are you a member (joining is free) but unsure what the heck to do now? Love it? Hate it? Well, have I got a present for you!…Read More
Top 5 Tips For Incorporating StumbleUpon Into Your Marketing Plans by guest @girl_who_reads
Confused by StumbleUpon? Join the club. I do my best with it, but it still confounds me. Which is why I’m thrilled to introduce you to book blogger and publicist Donna Huber, who offers to take us through the maze. (For more tips, see this StumbleUpon post from one month ago by Natalie Sayin, author…Read More
How To Submit A Guest Post That Will Be Accepted! @PegFitzpatrick
Please welcome guest blogger and exclamation mark extraordinaire, my friend Peg Fitzpatrick. She’s awesomesaucey and a cat fan which makes her extra cool. (For the record, she taught me how to create a sarcasm symbol — shhh). How to Submit a Guest Post That Will Be Accepted by guest Peg Fitzpatrick (co-owner of 12Most) and…Read More
TOP 5 LESSONS FROM BOOKEXPO AMERICA 2012 (BEA12)
TOP 5 LESSONS FROM BOOKEXPO AMERICA 2012 (BEA12) I’m just home from #BEA12 (Book Expo America 2012) in New York City and I’d like to share with you a few insights and observations (beside the fact that their WiFi sucked): 1) WHY INDIES MATTER was the first panel discussion I attended, hosted by…Read More