As of this month, according to a rough estimate, about 157 million people in the U.S use Facebook. Nearly 15 million Facebook users in the U.S. are thirteen to seventeen years old. Facebook is only one small corner of the social media available over the Internet. Communication between readers and writers, as witnessed by the recent blog tour for Blue Thread, has advanced to a whole new level.
The mechanics of this sort of communication comes easy for some, but, I confess, not for me. So I turned to Whirlabout New Media.
Lucy Softich, one of the founders of WNM, describes the group’s services this way:
Social media allows authors to interact with readers in ways they never could before. However, with so many different types of social media out there, it can be hard to know where to start. Whirlabout New Media is committed to helping authors navigate the sites and communities that work best for them. Whether you’re published, self-published, or still looking for the right publisher, Whirlabout New Media can help you get in on the conversation and promote yourself as an author. […]Continue reading