In case you haven’t seen the news, Instagram sent the Internet sputtering when they changed their terms of service that gives them the ability to license photos. In my take for CNET, I argue that providing the platform shouldn’t mean owning the content, and Instagram has reminded us yet again that when the service is […]
Over at The Facebook there are now many different options for authors who wish to have a presence there. Should you have a public Facebook profile? Should you create a dedicated author page? Should you create a dedicated page for your books too? Should you throw up your hands until Mark Zuckerberg gives you some […]
It’s now pretty easy to send your tweets to Facebook. How do you do it? I’m not telling, because you shouldn’t do it. I understand the temptation. It’s hard to think of witty things to say and cool things to share, why not kill two birds with one stone and share both at once? Here’s […]
I somehow missed this post the first time around, but Red Pen of Doom wrote a post at the end of last year that, while extremely complimentary of my physical appearance (blushing, RPofD!), pointed out that my social media following has not resulted in the same number book sales as, say, Snooki. Who, yes, has […]
Social media is as much art as science, but there are some mistakes you just shouldn’t make. Here are five. 5. Don’t link your Facebook and Twitter accounts Render unto Facebook that which is Facebook and render unto Twitter that which is Twitter. A good tweet is different than a good Facebook post, and vice […]
I wrote my first article for CNET, on Facebook Timeline. Check it out!