blog, Books

Bookish Tweets in June

Some of the books I read in the month of June that I tweeted about.

Sequel to Maestra by Lisa Hilton, will keep you awake at night. If does not, coffee will help.

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blog, Blogging Tips, Books

Social Media for Book Bloggers

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When it comes to promoting my blog, I find social media platforms beneficial. Though, there are so many social media platforms that it becomes overwhelming for me at times. I lose my focus, and a few times it had led to blogging slump.

I advise you to not to lose your focus and introduce yourself into a slump. For a start, concentrate on a number of sites that you think will be beneficial for your blog promotion and long term networking. This way you can focus on growing your network of followers on those particular platforms. Of course, you don’y have to pick handful of social media sites. If you love social media, and want to use all of them, go ahead and do that! Personally, for me, I feel that it’s easier and more beneficial to start with a small number.

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Blogging Tips, Books

TWITTER Hashtags Every Reader Should Know

Hashtags are the most important element to use Twitter successfully. Hashtags allow you to find new readers, connect with others who share your interests and to find out about upcoming books. They can help you to raise your reading knowledge and the opportunity of interacting with other readers.

You need to be smart when using hashtags – don’t over use them, be natural and never spam people.

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Books, Non-Fiction, Reviews

BOOK REVIEW: Things a Little Bird Told Me by BIZ STONE

Things a little bird told me: Confessions of a Creative Mind by Biz Stone goes through the life of the author himself from the time he was living with his girlfriend in his mom’s basement till the time where Twitter is valued fifteen million dollars, and the birth of Jelly Co. Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, discusses the power of creativity and how to harness it, through stories from his remarkable life and career.

I picked this book because I have enormous amount of interest in reading about techies and their lives. They always inspire and motivate me to do new things/keep doing what I am doing towards the betterment of myself and the technology. Biz Stone, in some ways or the other, does motivate a reader, if he’s a tech-savvy or looking for some motivation to go on with his creativity as he offers some great advice about creating ideas, manufacturing opportunity and abandoning the straight and narrow way of thinking. Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Things a Little Bird Told Me by BIZ STONE”