Posts tagged ‘publishing’

July 23, 2012

YOUR NAME (in lights!)

by Neeks

You have finally finished your magnum opus. You’ve written, rewritten and pulled out a few hairs. Now you want to get the word out…but if you’re like me, you’re one agent and publisher short. I know… details, details! So what are you going to do with it? It isn’t going to get up and walk out the door by itself. One good idea to get the word out is  to:

Network!
Social networking is huge, make a Facebook page and join some groups. Tweet about your project too. Your family as well as friends at work can be great promoters of your work. Hang cards up at the coffee shop, the grocery and the pediatrician’s office. If appropriate, network at church functions, at the senior center and at the gym.  Another idea is to:

Blog!
An exciting and effective way to speak to new people today is blogging. Create free blogs at many sites, just a few of which are WordPress, Blogger and Blogher. You can pay for blogs on some of these and other sites as well. Keep in mind that the free blog sites don’t usually let you add shopping baskets and such until you are paying for the space. Literally millions of people are blogging today, and one fast way to pull readers to your site is to read and comment on their blogs. Remember too, that everyone loves:

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