At Sea is an appropriate title for today’s post. Teddy Rose of virtualauthorsbooktours has told me that two of my social media buttons don’t work. Hell. My floundering to stay afloat in the sea of social media and the self-publishing ocean continues. I’m keen to fathom the Twitter and Google+ links out on my own, without recourse to paying someone to do it for me. It’s a balancing act between working at promotion in order to make money from possible sales and spending money fruitlessly on that very promotion. The amount I earn is so infinitesimal you have to screw up your eyes to make out the figure on the screen. Paying for help to promote is against the grain, common sense and the current account balance. But how else to gain sales and the readers I hope for?
I’ve just posted on Linkedin talking about the way pictures are more likely to attract attention than words. I’m thinking of writing the story behind the greeting cards. Click on the linkedin button in the sidebar to the right and please let me know what you think.