Writers Tricks of the Trade Volume 7, Issue 4 Winter 2018 - Page 27

WHERE DOES THE TIME GO ? TRY SOCIAL MEDIA TIME MANAGEMENT
SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT SYNTAX ( CON ’ TD )
The dealer sold the Cadillac to the buyer with leather seats . So was that buyer wearing leather pants or what ? They saw a fence behind the house made of barbed wire . Now that would have been a neat house for one of the three little pigs . The waiter served a dinner roll to the woman that was well buttered . Except for the use of ‘ that ’ instead of ‘ who ’ maybe the woman had a unique way of wiggling into skintight jeans . Joan piled all of her clothes in the hamper that she had worn . I wonder how much attention she attracted as she walked down the street .
THE POINT OF ALL THIS Make sure your sentences and phrases are ordered in a way that makes sense . You don ’ t want people secretly asking questions like the ones above . Do you have some favorites ? Send them to WTTmagazine @ gmail . com

WHERE DOES THE TIME GO ? TRY SOCIAL MEDIA TIME MANAGEMENT

Social Media is something that is a time vampire and yet it is an important part of marketing your books . The question is how in the world do you keep up with Facebook , Twitter , Pintrest , You Tube and all the myriad of other sites that produce hits ? If you say it ’ s overwhelming , you ’ ve got lots of company .
Here are some suggestions , and if you can discipline yourself to stick with them I applaud you . I know I ’ m going to try , but have no idea of the outcome . PR Web . com offered these tips to stay on top of social media marketing in just fifteen minutes per day .
FACEBOOK - 5 MINUTES
Spend one minute scanning the Facebook wall to answer new posts , comments or questions from people directly related to the market you are trying to reach . Then post an update , add a new photo or link to a story relevant to your book or books . This would normally take me way more than 5 minutes , but I ’ ll accept the challenge and see if I can do it .
TWITTER - 4 MINUTES
Do a quick search on trending news in your topic of business . Find a few stories that might be of interest to your the type of readers who like your genre . Tweet one , and schedule a few others to be automatically sent from your Twitter account later in the day .
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