How to use Instagram for blogging ideas

Instagram is a social media platform consisting of photographs with captions underneath them. Users post pictures and leave comments on their friends’ images. I love exploring Instagram. It gives me access to photos of so many interesting things. Last night I used it to investigate jewellery making. There is such amazing independent talent out there. … More How to use Instagram for blogging ideas

Private messaging etiquette for beginners

Ofcom reports that older internet users often lack confidence with social media. I blog with older authors in mind because many people write fiction in their retirement years. Occasionally I write introductions for social media beginners in this very wide age group. This is one of those blog posts. In my last post I wrote about … More Private messaging etiquette for beginners

How to use content marketing to sell books

My mission is to help self-published authors to market their own books online. I want fiction writers to understand how to use content marketing to sell books. Content marketing is a simple but brilliant idea. Content marketers create website content that readers can enjoy for its own sake. Look at this example. Content marketing ideas … More How to use content marketing to sell books

Why solo content producers should monitor their feelings

You’ve decided to content market your self-published book. Yay! It’s the start of an adventure and I’m pleased for you. But before you begin, a warning. You are working alone and unpaid. Don’t make yourself do anything you won’t enjoy for its own sake. Content marketing requires a steady production of content. If you’re not … More Why solo content producers should monitor their feelings