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Mary DeMuth on Social Media and Writing
Today Mary DeMuth is sharing some great tips and links to help you manage and master social media and writing. Enjoy!
1. How do you keep social media from running your life? Is it a struggle for you? Any social media management tips?
Since I work at my desk all day, it’s really not a problem for me. I incorporate Twitter and facebook into my day. If I’m on deadline, or I have a specific word count goal, I will turn off all that noise and just do my task. I wrote a post about Twitter here. I also created a pin tutorial with pic monkey here. And I talk about the power of small here. When I teach time management for writers, I encourage them to choose one social media platform and become awesome at it. Otherwise, it gets truly stressful trying to manage too many platforms.
“I encourage writers to choose one social media platform and become awesome at it” –> Click to Tweet!
2. What is your writing process? When do you write? How long does it take you to create a post?
It takes me about an hour to write a post, including SEO stuff, pictures, pins, click to tweets, etc. Here’s a post I wrote to commemorate my 2500th post & it gives 25 tips to write a great post.
3. Do you have a blogging mentor or accountability group (formal or informal)? How have you created and fostered those relationships?
No, but I do belong to a marketing mastermind group. Here’s something about that.
4. What is the best blogging advice you have received? (OR) What is the best blogging advice you could give?
The best advice I’d give is write for THEM. Write for the folks who actually read your posts. Think of how you can dazzle, bless, and bring freedom to them.
“Think of how you can dazzle, bless, and bring freedom to them.” –> Click to Tweet!
Q & A with Mary
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