Excellent overview of social media and their characteristics. Love the illustrations!
There’s something about social media that simply demands our attention. Whether we use it as a tool for its promotional potential or we’re sucked into it merely for its social benefits, there’s no denying that it can be somewhat… addictive. It’s also extremely effective, especially this day and age.
As an author, I’ve learned that it’s so important to try and build a social media platform. But that can also be one of those ‘easier said than done’ things, especially considering just how many different platform possibilities are out there. Do I use Facebook or Instagram? What about Twitter, Tumblr, Google+? Then there’s LinkedIn and Pinterest… And of course, we can’t forget blogging. There are so many social media outlets that it all becomes a bit overwhelming.
For the record (and after much trial and error), I’ve decided that blogging is my thing. I like it most, probably because I’m not limited…
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