4 Tips for Turning Followers into Fans

4 Tips for Turning Followers into Fans

Don’t focus on followers; cultivate fans. Or better yet, turn followers into fans. That was the message of a recent social media video Chris and I produced. Viewers immediately posed the question: “How?” In a world that makes a big deal of how many followers your social media accounts have, the idea of cultivating fans…

Adjusting My Website for Book Sales (SPF Journal)

Adjusting My Website for Book Sales (SPF Journal)

As mentioned in my last post, I’m working my way through Mark Dawson’s Self Publishing Formula in an attempt to boost my online Kindle sales. Two days in and I’m barely scratching the surface of this course. In the first module, Mark talks about using your website as your hub for your community; that is, the place…

Is HootSuite5 Perfect for Your Social Presence?

Is HootSuite5 Perfect for Your Social Presence?

This week, HootSuite, a social media aggregator, released a new version–more powerful than ever! In a previous post, I detailed how I was connecting to Twitter, Facebook and more through Twitterfeed and Hellotxt. At the time, I had tried HootSuite, but it had fallen short of all I needed. This new update, however, has a…

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Linking Your Blog to Twitter and Facebook…and more! (Part 4 of 4)

Go back to Part 1: Introduction Go back to Part 2: Hellotxt setup Go back to Part 3: Twitterfeed setup If you’ve been following this series, you’ve got yourself hooked up with hellotxt.com and twitterfeed.com and you’re ready to test out if news of a blog you create will be broadcast across the Internet to…

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Linking Your Blog to Twitter and Facebook…and more! (Part 3 of 4)

Go back to Part 1: Introduction Go back to Part 2: Hellotxt setup The last two posts detailed what I needed to do:  Make it so when I posted to my blog, news of that post spread across the web to social media services such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. Last time, we got Hellotxt…

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Linking Your Blog to Twitter and Facebook…and more! (Part 2 of 4)

Go back to Part 1: Introduction In my last post, I detailed my situation: Trying to set up my blog so when I entered a post, news of the post would automatically be broadcast to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media outlets. Here’s exactly how I did it. To broadcast to multiple social media…

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Linking Your Blog to Twitter and Facebook…and more! (Part 1 of 4)

Anyone who has a presence online knows the power of engaging in social media—whether it be through your own blog, Facebook, Twitter, Linked In or other services. But it’s not long before you discover that keeping up with your social presence on the web can be a full time job! The good news is, there…