Social Media for Bloggers

  • Bloggers: Get More Twitter Mentions and Followers with This Quick Tip

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 12, 2014
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    Whether you're a professional blogger or you simply have a blog attached to your freelance writer or author website, chances are good you have social media sharing buttons attached to each post. And if not, you should. They're simple tools that allow your readers to easily spread the word about your posts. Yet I see bloggers make a common mistake […]
  • Tuesday Quick Tips: Change Your Twitter Handle Without Losing Followers

    By Jennifer Mattern on June 3, 2014
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    Today I'm kicking off a new weekly post series: Tuesday Quick Tips. Each Tuesday moving forward I'll publish a short post with a simple tutorial, generally covering a common question or something you can do in just a few minutes. Let's start by talking about Twitter. If you follow me on Twitter you might have noticed that I recently changed […]
  • How to Add Custom Tweetable Quotes to Your Blog Posts (Without a Plugin)

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 14, 2014
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    Have you ever seen custom quotes in a blog post with a "tweet this" link? It's cool, right? Instead of focusing your Twitter links on your blog post title, you can have several tweets with unique content for each of your posts. And by highlighting your best quotes, you increase your chance that readers will share your posts. Here's an […]
  • 5 Free Sets of Sexy Social Media Icons For Your Blog

    By Jennifer Mattern on November 12, 2013
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    Whether you maintain a blog as a way to market your freelance writing services, as a way to maintain an author presence, or as its own business model, tying your blog to your larger social media presence is vital. That includes giving blog readers the opportunity to share your posts on their favorite social networks. And it involves telling readers […]
  • How Writing is Central to Your Blog’s Social Media Success

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 22, 2013
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    Social media marketing is a great way to promote your blog. And when you think about social media, you might think of networking and community as the most important aspects. If so, you would be right. That said, good writers will always have an edge in professional social networking and social media marketing. That's because so much of social media […]