Category Archives: Social Media

Click to Tweet by Rochelle Barlow

I can’t remember how I discovered Rochelle Barlow’s blog, but when I stumbled on it—I was smitten. Not just with Rochelle’s lovely name, but with her spunky style and content. I also fell in love with how she used the … Continue reading

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How to Use Social Media to Research Writing Projects

In January, I took a social media fast on a bet with a friend (and we were only drinking coffee)! She chronicled her experience at The Write Now! Coach Blogs last Friday.  You can read about my harrowing journey at … Continue reading

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Writers@Work: The January Social Media Experiment

Over the winter holiday, Jocelyn Koehler and I agreed to try a social media fast during January. Even though I had a much tamer plan than Jocelyn, I suffered from withdrawal symptoms almost immediately. You can read about my experience … Continue reading

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Pinterest for Writers by Rochelle Melander

I first heard about Pinterest from a client. She was enchanted by the application and confessed to spending many pleasant hours pinning. After a few conversations, her energy and excitement for the platform inspired me, and I signed up. When … Continue reading

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Write First: How to Juggle Writing and Social Media

Write First: How to Juggle Writing and Social Media by Rochelle Melander If you’ve been following the social media summer series, then you know that I’ve spent the last three months writing about how you can develop a social media … Continue reading

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LinkedIn for Writers by Rochelle Melander

A year or so ago, while having coffee with friends, one of them asked: “What’s this Linked-up thing I keep getting invited to?” We explained it to her. But I confessed, “I don’t really get LinkedIn. It doesn’t seem as … Continue reading

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Facebook for Writers by Rochelle Melander

No doubt you’re on Facebook. But, if you’re a writer on Facebook, chances are you are not making the most of your Facebook profile. Or, you’re offending people and losing friends by sharing way too much information about your latest … Continue reading

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Say What? Tweets that Matter by Rochelle Melander

Most days, I can barely find time to write let alone carve out extra time to create clever tweets. I used to worry about becoming the wallflower at the Twitter party, until I realized that listening matters, too. If you’re … Continue reading

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Writers: Who will you follow? by Rochelle Melander

Last week, we talked about who to follow on Twitter. Here’s a quick recap of the people you might be interested in following: *Fascinating, intelligent people in your niche. *Organizations, conferences, and other groups in your niche. *Your favorite writers. … Continue reading

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Twitter Basics by Rochelle Melander

As we continue our social media summer, I will be taking the next month to talk about the three big social networking sites—Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn—and how you can make use of them as a writer. So let’s start with … Continue reading

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