June 8th, 2016

5 Ways Google+ Can Rock Your Search Rankings (and Your World)

We always try to bring you information on the most useful technologies here at WITS and there’s a gaping hole in the Google+ category. We hope to rectify that with this post! Google Plus is an incredibly valuable social media platform, especially when it comes to making you (and your books) searchable.

Unfortunately, a lot […]

May 25th, 2016

How to Create a Monthly Social Media Calendar

Angelina M. Lopez

You’ve hit that mid-year lull, haven’t you? That time when, instead of creating social media posts with an objective, you’re posting a lot of cat videos. Instead of planning goal-oriented posts that express your personality, appeal to your fans, and move you closer to your business goals, you’re re-sharing the tired […]

March 7th, 2016

Does Your Website’s First Impression Sell Books?

June Stevens Westerfield

Say you’re a reader whose friend told you about an author they love, named “Great Author” (insert YOUR name here). So you, the reader, go to Google and you type in “Great Author”. Bam, there’s the authors website, they also have Facebook page, and there are some links to some books. You […]

February 26th, 2016

A Marketing Tool That’s FUN!

I can hear you saying, Noooooo! Not another thing I have to do to build a platform! I’m already on FB, Twitter, Pinterest, I Blog, have a website, Instagram, Google Plus , Linkdin, Goodreads . . . Okay, I’ll stop, because I’m depressing myself, but just know that I could go on.

But what if […]

December 25th, 2015

Good/Bad/Ugly: Lessons of a NY Pubbed Author Gone Hybrid

Like many NY published authors, I’ve watched the publishing landscape change over the past years – watched friends opt to self publish. I was curious, even, at times, envious. But there were contracts, and deadlines, and edits (oh my!) so even a trial-balloon-novella was out of the question.

I’ve had an idea for a […]