The Facebook Boosted Post

You know how it is: you post something onto your Facebook Page, and no one sees it. It's not like no one cares, its that your post is not showing up in their Facebook News Feed. It makes you want to do a frowny face 😦 ! Facebook obviously became really all about the money …

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Getting More Followers on Twitter: My Observations

Referring to my debut post on this blog, I had 268 followers on Twitter at the beginning of 2016. I am now up to 333 followers as of May 9, 2016 (I am following 320, FYI). And I have not done any post boosts or advertising on Twitter as of today. I actually meant to …

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How Google AMP Could Affect Authors

I took a little break from the social media explorations, and recently returned to work, so it was back to the podcasts again. I decided to give a listen to the Social Media Marketing podcast and the most recent episode was a real eye opener! It is an often tense discussion about the AMP initiative and …

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A Writing Book I Recommend: Take Off Your Pants!

This book had been recommended countless times to me, and until now, I hadn't gotten around to reading it. However, yesterday was destined to be a terrible writing day for me, because I woke up with one of those weather related headaches that linger all day. Once evening came, I was feeling a little better, …

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My Deep Dive of My Author Website: End of Week 1

Well, in last week's post, I spoke about what I wanted to do to revamp my author website, which was put up in sort of a rush last September. All I have to say so far is this: so much for this project taking only a week! Where I thought I would be remodeling, I'm …

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On Becoming a More Productive Writer

I have been talking a lot about trying to shift the focus of my website and blogs. Yes, I have, technically, four blogs. One of them is this one, SB James Doing the Write Thing. This blog has evolved and become more of a place for authors than a place for my readers. I'm in …

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The First Place to Begin the Deep Dive: My Author Website!

After a lot of deliberation about where to begin this mission to bring more awareness of my author brand, I decided it has to start at the one place that all the social media is supposed to point to: my author website. Here's what a visitor sees when they first go to the site, as …

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