CJ Hunt is a writer of contemporary romance and romantic thrillers by night, and a communication, education and publishing consultant by day (as Crystal Stranaghan). Through her consulting firm – CCS-Crystal Clear Solutions – Crystal has built and maintained blogs and websites for many clients ranging from individuals to large corporations. She loves helping people learn how to use technology efficiently and effectively to help achieve their creative goals.
Are you wondering if blogging is worth it? Or how to get more readers for your blog and/or website? Are some platforms better than others? This is your chance to learn what readers want, how to get your content in front of readers, and what will make your blog stand out from the crowd. If you’re smart about how you set it up, your blog can be a very powerful tool in building your writing and publishing career.
RWA Members’ Access
Crystal will also give a brief presentation on how to access and use the Yahoo Group Members Loop and how to access the Members’ Only section of our Website.
Michele Fogal writes love stories by night and runs her online Communications business by day. Michele has signed her first 2 novel contracts in 2014 for books 1 & 2 of her West Coast Boys series and has been using social media, both as an Author and as an Entrepreneur for nearly a decade. She is currently Small Business BC’s “Ask the Social Media Expert.”
Michele will be talking about Facebook, Goodreads and Twitter, and how she uses them in support of her writing life and to empower her business clients at Word Glow Communications.
Many people scoff at Twitter as the most trivial of all social media. Michele feels this is a dangerously ignorant attitude to have about this real-time free international conversation, all sorted by subjects. She has taught “Twitter 101” to newbies as well as developing Twitter strategies for her small business clients. She’ll share the power of the tool and some time saving secrets.
What’s the difference between a Facebook Page and a Facebook Profile? Which one is right for you? What should you be sharing and what is better left unsaid? It all comes down to some simple strategy, and a concrete plan that you can custom build to suit YOU and your growing community of connections and colleagues.
Goodreads is a vast collection of readers, all in one place! Don’t overlook this opportunity to represent yourself professionally and to network and build relationships with both readers and fellow writers.