Category Archives: Technology Fun

4 Pieces of Facebook Advice You Can Ignore

What to do? Facebook has changed – again. There’s more competition than ever for reader attention.

Writers are frustrated and it’s easy to understand why. How do you build a business when the goal posts for success keep moving? What’s the point?

Facebook is probably the slowest platform to build an audience on, and shooting yourself in the foot by listening to bad advice only makes it more difficult. Continue reading

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Do You Dream of Being an Organized Writer?

by Jenny Hansen I dream of being an organized person, but being an organized writer would be even better. I’m popping in here on a Sunday, so excited to have found my shortcut to organization, that I had to share! … Continue reading

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Adding a playlist to your blog or website

By Sierra Godfrey Remember back in the day when you made a mixtape for a good friend, a long car ride, or a guy you liked? It was our way of personally selecting songs with meaning that told one larger … Continue reading

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Do You Clean Up Your Twitter Account? (3 Easy Tips)

by Jenny Hansen If you know everything about Twitter, detest Twitter, or plan to never use it, you can probably skip this post. For the rest of you: This is one of the most easy-to-implement social media posts I’ve ever … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Design an Effective Author Newsletter

by Sierra Godfrey When Writers in the Storm asked me if I would write a post about how to design a newsletter as a follow-up to Steena Holmes’s excellent post on The How and Why of Author Newsletters. My first thought … Continue reading

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10 OneNote Features that Will Rock Your Writing World

I’m a software trainer by day so I have several “true loves” in the software realm. But as a writer, my hands down favorite lately is OneNote. I. Heart. OneNote. What is it, and where do you find it? OneNote is … Continue reading

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The How and Why of Author Newsletters

by Steena Holmes In my last post, I talked about Street Teams and using my newsletter to connect with my readers. It raised a few questions about newsletters to which I replied “but that’s another blog.” The ladies at WITS … Continue reading

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