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Authors and social media: Kate Cunningham

Authors and social media: Kate Cunningham

Today on the blog, Kate Cunningham is here to share a bit about her social media journey as an author. Kate and I worked together at the end of 2019 / start of 2020. When she offered to send me a copy of her book 

Spending less time on social media

Spending less time on social media

In my last blog post, I mentioned how I’ve been thinking about my relationship with social media lately. The constant news cycle, the bickering on Twitter, the comparisonitis that can come from constantly seeing other people sharing their best lives. It can be an exhausting 

Authors and social media: Charlotte Duckworth

Authors and social media: Charlotte Duckworth

This is the first of a new, semi-regular series, talking to authors about their relationship with social media. Today I’m featuring Charlotte Duckworth, as I love the way she mixes personal story telling with regular promotion for her book on her social media channels. I 

50 ways to talk about your book online

50 ways to talk about your book online

Do you get writer’s block when it comes to promoting your book? This event has already taken place. However, you can purchase the pre-recorded video of it here. I will take you through a series of prompts specifically designed for authors, and show you how 

Planning your content in 2021

Planning your content in 2021

Is it even possible to plan anything right now? I’m writing this as the UK is still sitting in its third lockdown. This may or may not be the final one. We may or may not be moving out of it in the next few 

Finding ease when the world is in chaos

Finding ease when the world is in chaos

Disclaimer: This is a post about how I am doing things, in my own particular life circumstances. I hope you find something you can take away to apply to your own life, but this isn’t a ‘step-by-step’ or ‘how to’ post. It’s a personal story. 

2020 goals in review

2020 goals in review

If ever there was a year when I’m glad I made no hard and fast year-long goals, it was this year. I didn’t really set any big 2020 goals, and instead focused on a guiding word and then made smaller monthly goals instead. I don’t 

Promoting your book when you only have an hour a week

Promoting your book when you only have an hour a week

This is a question that came up in my community recently: How do you promote your book when you only have an hour a week to do it in. As I’m sure you know, one hour a week is really not much, because that can 

5 things authors can learn from online entrepreneurs

5 things authors can learn from online entrepreneurs

Even before I started my freelance journey, back in 2018, I followed a lot of successful female entrepreneurs online. Women who have set up service-based or product-based businesses and are growing each and every year. It’s been incredibly inspiring for me to watch them, and 

Dealing with failure (and how to treat it like an experiment)

Dealing with failure (and how to treat it like an experiment)

In my last post, I talked about dealing with embarassment. This week, I’m talking about dealing with failure when it comes to promoting yourself and your products or services online. A huge reason people don’t put themselves out there and allow themselves to be more