This is the age-old question that has haunted authors and publishers for decades – for as long as social media has been around anyway. Can social media sell books? My personal opinion has always been that it can, but that it depends on what you mean by selling books and how you propose to do it. […]
Last year I was part of a group of crime authors who came together to host a FREE online festival for readers, to make it possible to attend, whatever their financial or geographical circumstances. BritCrime. We held the festival on Facebook and it was a huge success. Everyone had a ball. Well, this year we’re […]
Some of you may have noticed I have been fairly quiet on social media of late. I haven’t been on Twitter, my Facebook use is limited and my blog is being pretty neglected. The reason for this is that a couple of weeks ago I went right over that precipice, over the cliff edge of […]
We all use social media in our everyday lives, but do you ever stop to wonder just how integrated it is within that life it actually is? Or how impactive social media can be, a power for good, for the not so good and for anything you turn your hand to … Here are some […]
We all feel guilty when we use Twitter or Facebook, Pinterest or Instagram, WordPress or Blogger. Today I’m here to tell you to stop. And not because I want to tell you to stop feeling guilty because I’m a kind caring, type of blogger and I want to keep talking to you on all these […]
I love ASAP Science on YouTube and I thought this short video was particularly relevant to many of us nowadays. Have you ever felt your phone vibrate and it not have been your phone?! Me too.