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Why does consistency in social media matter if you’re an author?

When it comes to authors building a social media presence, consistency is by far the most important factor.

25 03 2022 / Posted by Andrew Seel
Twitter communities: game-changing or a feature nobody will use?

If you’re a Twitter user, you may have noticed a new feature was added recently: Communities. As a Twitter junkie, here’s my thoughts.

24 03 2022 / Posted by Nigel Cooper
Authors, social media and digital burnout

Fiction authors are increasingly being asked to develop social media profiles to market their books... but digital burnout isn't inevitable.

22 02 2022 / Posted by Nigel Cooper
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3 tips to start building your author social media profile today

3 quick and easy tips to help you start building your author social media profile today from @AuthorSparkApp.

11 01 2022 / Posted by Nigel Cooper
Start building your author social media influence today.

Today is the best day to start building your social media influence. It doesn't have to be overwhelming. Here's why.

11 01 2022 / Posted by Nigel Cooper
When do you feel like a ‘real’ writer?

I was 40 before my first novel was published. Prior to that, I'd spent my entire adult life feeling like a writer, knowing I was a writer but being too...

08 01 2022 / Posted by Nigel Cooper
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You can only call yourself a writer if you’re published

I can still picture every line on my creative writing tutor’s face, her gums, blackened from too many cigarettes, her teeth, yellow-white and dull. Her smile, creasing the edges of...

08 01 2022 / Posted by Nigel Cooper
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Do authors have to be social media ‘influencers’ to succeed?

Author Matt Haig included one of my tweets in his book Notes on a Nervous Planet. He’d been asking about how social media can affect people’s mental health and I’d responded...

12 09 2021 / Posted by Nigel Cooper