The 10 Commandments of Social Networking for Writers (via Waxman Literary Agency)

As President of the Women’s National Book Association, Los Angeles Chapter, I wanted to share this wonderful post by the Waxman Literary Agency regarding Social Networking. Many of my Toastmaster friends know that I teach social networking at Toastmasters Leadership Institutes, but this post is so appropriate for writers.

Enjoy and Learn!

Do It Thyself: don't hire outside marketing firms or let your publisher maintain your Facebook and Twitter pages. Readers want–and expect–up close interactions with their favorite authors. They don't want to interact with someone their favorite author hired to preserve the illusion of interaction. And yes, they can tell the difference. Be Not a Used Car Salesman: it is expected that writers will promote their books via social networking, but if … Read More

via Waxman Literary Agency

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