Writers and creatives know we need to be present on social media – and it’s no surprise that many of us are introverts.
So, how do we reconcile being introverted and being active on social media? In today’s article, Ella Barnard gives us some tips.
First, keep in mind that while extroverts like attention, introverts can be amazing at engaging with people on social media, especially when they have the right mindset and tools. Introverts are great listeners, they think before they speak, they are great observers, and they are compassionate leaders.
As an introvert on social media, you can bring all those qualities to your interactions with people. You will stay on the right topic which is the books and readers. You can be genuine, thoughtful, curious, and caring. You just need to know how to express it.
Why is it so important to be engaged with people on social media? Because it’s a key part of building your indie author platform. You don’t have a huge marketing team putting your book all over the internet.
But that’s okay because there are benefits to having direct access to your potential readers on social media. It’s where your readers:
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Good Ideas and reminders–thanks! You are so right that everyone loves to be noticed, asked their opinions, etc. Doing so in today’s “look at me!” the world is refreshing. I think of social media as a cocktail party…you don’t go into a party shoving your book in everyone’s face or mentioning you’re an author every other sentence. More of us authors need to remember this etiquette online too.