The Pros and Cons of Social Media

Nicholas C. Rossis

Social media book marketing | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

People often ask me, which social medium should I use for my promos?

While everyone suggests you use social media to promote your book, there are also some cons attached to their use. InSync Media, the awesome people I write for, recently published a post listing the pros and cons of using social media that compares the various media and explains how to best use each of them.

However, my experience has been that there’s no definitive answer to that question. Rayne Hall uses Twitter almost exclusively while I prefer my blog and am rarely on Twitter nowadays. Facebook works for some but not others. It all depends on your genre, whether you write fiction or non-fiction, and your idiosyncrasy.

As I always say, find what works for you and stick with it!

The Cons of Using Social Platforms

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5 thoughts on “The Pros and Cons of Social Media

  1. Nice piece. I agree..theres no real right or wrong..theres pros and cons for each so you’ve got to test the water. I see quite a few authors on Facebook but it’s not a platform I use then Twitter which I love can be oversaturated by auto tweets. I’ve found myself ignoring authors who tweet promo like every hour.. I clogs the feed… I want to see more.

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