This Is The Single Biggest Mistake Indie Authors Make While Promoting Their Work—And It Needs To StopColumn by Rob Hart June 13, 2014
Retweets are not currency. Followers are not currency. If you want to sell your book, then stop doing it so damn wrong.
Column by Taylor Houston April 10, 2014
These ten social media terms are ready for the reaping.
Column by Phil Jourdan March 14, 2014
When you're overwhelmed and insecure about your writing, and you focus on your image as a writer instead of your work, it's time to say "fuck it" and take a step back.
Column by Kelly Thompson January 21, 2014
After eighteen months I head back to Kickstarter with my new novel. Find out why and what I hope will be better — or at least different — this time around.
News by Nathan Scalia
Amazon's Goodreads recently passed the 25 million member mark.
Column by Jessica Meddows
There isn't a legal moratorium on social media - laws that apply to writing still apply on channels like Facebook and Twitter. But what can't you say? And what rights do you retain?
News by Dean Fetzer October 25, 2013
The novelist is at it again, sticking his oar in about digital media — he shared his views in a recent interview.
Unprintable: The LitReactor Podcast Episode 17 - Reader/Author Interaction and the Goodreads ControversyPodcast by Joshua Chaplinsky
News by Dean Fetzer
The controversial author has launched his own channel on the popular video site — what’s the world coming to?
Column by Daniel Hope July 22, 2013
You'd think Goodreads groups would be primarily focused on books, authors, and the craft of writing, but you'd be wrong. They touch on some of the strangest interests the Internet has to offer.
Column by Cath Murphy
Writers have a problem with brevity, which is a shame because Twitter doesn't let you waffle. Here's how to make the stern mistress of 140 characters work for you.
Column by Richard Thomas May 23, 2013
Here are some quick tips for growing your brand and enhancing your image.
News by Christopher Shultz May 17, 2013
Like GoodReads? Like Tumblr? Wish they'd have a baby? Well, you're in luck.
Column by Kimberly Turner February 28, 2013
Is Twitter's inescapable deluge of 140-character blurbs massacring English as we know it or pushing us to write tighter, more concise copy?
News by Dean Fetzer February 6, 2013
The popular author is teaming up with the mobile phone giant to produce a reader-generated calendar ‘powered’ by social media.
News by Emily Rose Lathrop February 2, 2013
Got a favorite book that's ready to fall apart? Don't throw it out, snap a picture of it and you could win prizes!
Column by Phil Jourdan January 31, 2013
The creative potential in social media platforms is obvious, but what about the other side? Phil Jourdan looks at the way Twitter can encourage new ways of thinking critically about the arts.
News by Dean Fetzer
Toronto-based storytelling site Storybird launched in 2010 and now has over two million members.
News by Dean Fetzer December 12, 2012
Developed by an out of work video game developer, Ownshelf is the social network aimed at sharing eBooks.
Column by Erik Wecks
A successful marketing campaign used to mean a prized place in the front window of a bookstore. Now authors have to find new ways to get their books in front of prospective readers on the internet.
Column by Kelly Thompson August 6, 2012
Two weeks after a successful Kickstarter campaign for my novel, 'The Girl Who Would Be King,' I'm here to tell you about my experiences - what worked, what didn't, and a few things I'd recommend.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 6, 2012
Is Jonathan Franzen gunning for Andy Rooney's '60 Minutes' seat? During a speaking engagement last night, he admitted that he finds Twitter "unspeakably irritating." Naturally, it spawned a hashtag.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen
LitReactor gets an atta-boy from Duo Consulting, but this isn't just back-patting. These are content marketing strategies that anyone can use to get new readership on their publishing ventures.
Column by Brandon Tietz October 1, 2011
In an industry that is steadily shifting towards online marketing, there is still no substitute for the face-to-face interaction that is live networking. Here’s a few methods you might be neglecting.