Column by Peter Derk June 15, 2021
Identity marketing is here, it's telling you how to sell, it's telling you how to buy, and it's time you took control.
Interview by Andrew Fowlow
I've come to really admire Clark’s efforts. He's an author that I think gets it right and we all can learn from his hustle.
Column by Peter Derk
Let's question classic marketing advice like spacing out your releases and not being too pushy.
Column by Gabriel Hart February 5, 2021
Writers no longer need to present themselves as vomit-draft, works in progress!
Column by Christoph Paul
Why does making an author website fill me with existential dread?
Column by Andrew Fowlow January 7, 2021
The world’s largest community of book lovers is removing its automated Twitter functionality, leaving patrons of the site confused. Why is the social giant taking steps detrimental to indie authors?
Column by Peter Derk December 30, 2020
Even if social media IS a tool that improves your sales, what are you willing to give up for those sales?
Column by Jay Wilburn
Many authors have a Patreon page. Is it still a viable platform, though? Is it wise for a new writer to start one?
Column by Peter Derk November 2, 2020
What's in a best of collection for David Sedaris fans? And what's to be learned by other writers?
Column by Jay Wilburn
Twitch is a platform for live streaming videogame play. Jay Wilburn, an author new to Twitch, explores whether it holds any potential as an author specific platform.
Column by Cina Pelayo September 11, 2020
Different writers have different goals when it comes to their online presence. Author Cina Pelayo discusses hers.
Column by Sadie Hartmann June 18, 2020
Social media branding has a bad rap. When people hear about "branding" they immediately think of corporate business strategies. Branding is important. Here's why.
Column by Gabino Iglesias September 18, 2019
When it comes to writing and research, some really useful tools are hiding in plain sight. Here's a list of my favorites.
Column by Amanda Bender
A look at how #FollowFriday and #writerslift are promoting a follower-focused mentality and overshadowing the real purpose of Twitter: engaging and connecting with the writing community.
Column by Gabino Iglesias July 30, 2019
Your brand can change. Change can be your brand. Here's how you can be a literary chameleon.
Column by Gabino Iglesias April 12, 2019
Twitter is a crucial part of a writer's platform. Here are some folks doing it right.
Column by Gabino Iglesias
Bookstagrammers have become a crucial part of the publishing world. Here are some reasons you should support, get to know, and celebrate them.
Column by Max Booth III February 13, 2019
Instead of surrendering to writer's block, give these ideas a try.
Column by Max Booth III
How much writing would Charles Dickens have accomplished with FarmVille in his life?
Column by David Cranmer
David Cranmer mixes his passions for writing and bird watching to explain how nature has benefited his prose and social media presence. Stretching comparisons with bird-brained analogies? You decide.
Column by David James Keaton
It's all coming to an end, writers! Your grandma on Facebook... Zuckerberg in front of Congress... Looks like it's time to practice some crucial real-world social skills before the lights go off.
Column by Terrence McCauley
The options are almost overwhelming and, if you’re not careful, can become all-consuming.