By: Lorna Sixmith
If you’ve assumed that
Pinterest is best left to designers, artists, and chefs,
think again! Indie author and social media trainer Lorna Sixsmith provides
six great ways for writers to use this highly visual social medium to raise the
profile of their books and to gain inspiration for their writing.
People also like to share their favorite reads and recommend them to others too.
Here are some six great suggestions
on Pinterest boards that writers might use
1) Book Reviews
Having a board for book reviews means that you can attract readers.
Have a board
for all the books you review on your blog (thereby driving traffic to your
website), all reviews of your book, or all reviews of a genre similar to
your own writing. My ‘Book Reviews’ board is primarily to drive traffic to my
. . .
Read the full article HERE!
If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
- Nielsen: Self-Publishing Now More Like Traditional Publishing - Publishing Perspectives http://ow.ly/OAseY
- Kindle Unlimited’s New Wrinkle: Pay by Pages Read | Indies Unlimited http://ow.ly/OAz2w
- 15 Tips for Posting on Social Media Plus Free Cheat Sheet - Social Media Just for Writers http://ow.ly/OAz8v
- Facebook OR Twitter? Here's Why You Should Choose Both! http://ow.ly/OAzfb
- Just Because You Build it, Doesn’t Mean They’ll Come | Self-Published Authors Helping Other Authors http://ow.ly/OAztQ
- 24 Things No One Tells You About Book Publishing http://ow.ly/OAAQh
- Is Social Media is Killing Your Business | Small Business PR http://ow.ly/OABCq
- Alexandra Sokoloff: e Marketing tools: Thunderclap! http://ow.ly/OAC0g
R. Allen's Blog: 6 Bad Reasons to Write a Novel
…and 6 Good Ones http://ow.ly/OBhUn