The ‘Look’ Challenge – Living Through the Medium of Facebook

I was hovering around Madison Wood's blog today and noticed that she had tagged me in a post called The 'Look' Challenge. When I read more I realised that it was an attempt to make writers more aware of the frequency with which they use particular words, in this case the word 'look'. These are … Continue reading The ‘Look’ Challenge – Living Through the Medium of Facebook

Hosting a Facebook Q&A Discussion – Will it or won’t it work?

This is a very quick post today as I'm off to host a Facebook Q&A Discussion on the HysterectomyUK page any moment now and I thought I might invite you along if you think you might be interested. It's going to be on the subject of Hormone Replacement Therapy and will be here from about … Continue reading Hosting a Facebook Q&A Discussion – Will it or won’t it work?

The Top 10 Facebook Pages that Authors and Writers Should Be Following

Whilst I have mixed feelings about Facebook, especially in light of the way they are now requiring Page's to pay to promote their updates to all their 'Fans' (see this article for more info if you're interested: posts-on-facebook-pages-not-showing-to-everyone-that-likes-you) it is still a force to be reckoned with and provides some great benefits to people who … Continue reading The Top 10 Facebook Pages that Authors and Writers Should Be Following

So, here’s a personal story about how social media works in practice to give you and your business exposure

Here's a simple story of how social media works in practice and how I found a new supplier on Facebook quite by accident. Things to Note First: I also run a social enterprise called The Hysterectomy Association. We have a Facebook Page. I also have a public Facebook Page for me as Linda Parkinson-Hardman the author … Continue reading So, here’s a personal story about how social media works in practice to give you and your business exposure

Three simple rules to help businesses (and authors) network effectively on Facebook

The majority of businesses say that their business growth comes as a result of word of mouth, they rely on referral marketing to get new clients, but few of those businesses have a strategy. Many businesses also have a Facebook presence of some description but once again they simply sit back and wait for it … Continue reading Three simple rules to help businesses (and authors) network effectively on Facebook