Platform – Platform – Platform
Love it or hate it, it’s a necessity for publishing in the 21st Century, whether you go the traditional route or the self-publishing route.
As always, Carly Watters presents a short and sweet post that takes five minutes to read and, in this case, no extra time to implement.
Every writer has an author brand whether they know it or not. So how can you take control of it? Here are my four easy ways to streamline your author brand across platforms and within platforms.
TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR AUTHOR BRAND WITH THESE 4 STEPS:
1. Cross-platform brand consistency
Do you use the same author photo on all your platforms (i.e. Website and Instagram) so followers know they’re in the right place? Do you use the same colour scheme or header image on your platforms (i.e. Facebook and Twitter)? Use visual cues to let readers/followers/fans know they’re in the right place. This creates tone without saying anything and is an easy way to start having a consistent brand across the web.
2. Unique content per platform
If you promote the same links across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, e-newsletter etc. then readers only have to follow you in one place to…
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