If we can't find you online, how will your readers find you? What? You thought you could wait until your book was published before setting up a website, blog, social networks etc? Really? Do you realize it takes some time for your website/blog to be indexed in search engines in order to be found when people search for you?
You are INVISIBLE if...
- You have no website.
- You have no blog.
- You have no Twitter account.
- You aren't tweeting on your Twitter account.
- You have no Facebook or MySpace page.
- If you type your writer name into any search bar and your links don't show up on the first page.
- You have a website but haven't updated it in a year.
- You have a blog but only post once a month, if that.
- You have a Twitter account and your last post was over a month ago.
- You have Facebook and/or Myspace pages but they're only for family.
- You search for your name in a search engine bar and only a couple of links show up on the first, second or third page.
- You have a website and you update it once a month or as needed.
- You have a blog (either separate or integrated into your site) and you post once a week or more on average.
- You have a Twitter account and tweet at least once a week, plus connect with others.
- You have separate Facebook and/or MySpace pages for your writer side and use these mainly for marketing/promoting and writing related endeavors.
- You search for your name and links to everything about you are the majority listed on the first three pages, plus you have links ten pages deep.