March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
All About Author Platforms and Social Media
Building a platform and becoming familiar with social media is an important part of an author’s career. This workshop will cover: (1) what is an author platform and do you need one anyway? (2) online components of a platform: website, newsletter, blogs, and social media presence; (3) main social media sites useful to authors, with a special focus on Facebook and Twitter, and (4) ten signs of a successful platform. You will also learn the key thing to know about social media and how authors should decide where to focus one’s energy.