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The Thought: My social media footprint will bring readers to my book.
The Reality: You need to bring your social media footprint to your readers
The statements above may seem like a petty distinction; however, I believe this is why indie books get parked in a stagnant social media footprint. Think of that big footprint left behind by the T-Rex in Jurassic Park. This footprint is created: large, defined and impressive. Enter the monsoon rains (in this metaphor we will say the rains are the flurry of social media activity). The huge imprint fills up with rainfall, but instead of holding onto the rain, the footprint itself is washed away into obscurity.
- 93.5% of your Facebook followers do NOT see your postings.
- unless you are using “Lists” on Twitter, you aren’t really utilizing Twitter
- vague titles will kill blog post readership
- lack of awareness of what days and hours…
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