Using social media to
enhance your online
profile and market your
writing
Matt Ewens
Agenda/Topics to Be Covered
1. Introduction, aims, objectives and outcomes.
2. What is social media, where and why?
3. Cop...
Introduction, aims, objectives and outcomes
In this session I will aim to:

• Give you the understanding of how to use soc...
Introduction, aims, objectives and outcomes
The objectives for this sessions are to:

• Encourage you to take the step and...
Introduction, aims, objectives and outcomes
The outcomes for this session are to:

• Demonstrate real-life examples and ev...
What is social media, where and why?
Where?

According to research
approximately 22.1
people die every day
from death by
Powerpoint
Image by:
Frits Ahlefeldt-L...
Why bother?
You will eat that tasty mix of rabbit
droppings and frogspawn!
Image by:
pomo mama ebbandflo_pomomama
Conquering your fears
If you don’t I will eat your brains!
Image by:
By Hooman's Photostream

To find a copyright free ima...
Bet you wished you’d checked the
copyright now….
Don’t worry you can sell your gold for
cash
Image by:
By Phoney Nickle
Find all this too much, don’t fear
Supermatt is here

Now I can use that image and not
cite it and modify it as I took it ...
Get a tablet device

With my new tablet I can write
on the move , share with
social media and update my
blog. It even clea...
Copyright/intellectual property.
Surely it would be easier to put that vase of
flowers on a table or something?
Image by
B...
How to create a blog.

http://wordpress.com/
Google + & communities.
https://plus.google.com
You will need to create a
google account to join
google +
How to create your own writing community

Man I’m so happy with my
community people actually
talk!
Image by
@Doug88888
How to create a Twitter account.
I don’t want just 140
characters how can I convey
my thoughts and emotions!
Image by
Bike...
Engage with the enemy!
Random image of a girl
and in the background
Bert from the 80s classic
cartoon ‘Trapdoor’
Image by
...
Start creating and promoting.
Now that I can make
these fabulous baskets, I
have somewhere to put
all my eggs in
Image by
...
THANKYOU!
This presentation was brought to
you by the recently acquisitioned
human that is Matt Bandana
Image by
Some guy ...
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Using social media to enhance your online profile

  1. 1. Using social media to enhance your online profile and market your writing Matt Ewens
  2. 2. Agenda/Topics to Be Covered 1. Introduction, aims, objectives and outcomes. 2. What is social media, where and why? 3. Copyright/intellectual property. 4. How to create a blog. 5. How to use Google + communities. 6. How to create your own writing community. 7. How to create a Twitter account. 8. Engage with the enemy! 9. Start creating and promoting.
  3. 3. Introduction, aims, objectives and outcomes In this session I will aim to: • Give you the understanding of how to use social media to enhance the promotion of your writing • Enable you with the tools to create your own social profile’s • Provide you with a better understanding about how to effectively ‘sleep with the enemy’
  4. 4. Introduction, aims, objectives and outcomes The objectives for this sessions are to: • Encourage you to take the step and create at least one form of social media/profile • Demonstrate how social media can benefit your writing • Provide a resource that you can return to and benefit from
  5. 5. Introduction, aims, objectives and outcomes The outcomes for this session are to: • Demonstrate real-life examples and evidence how social media will benefit you as a writer • Improve the promotion/marketing of ‘you’ as a writer
  6. 6. What is social media, where and why?
  7. 7. Where? According to research approximately 22.1 people die every day from death by Powerpoint Image by: Frits Ahlefeldt-Laurvig HikingArtist.com
  8. 8. Why bother? You will eat that tasty mix of rabbit droppings and frogspawn! Image by: pomo mama ebbandflo_pomomama
  9. 9. Conquering your fears If you don’t I will eat your brains! Image by: By Hooman's Photostream To find a copyright free image visit: http://www.sxc.hu.com Or a licenced one go to: http://search.creativecommons.org/
  10. 10. Bet you wished you’d checked the copyright now…. Don’t worry you can sell your gold for cash Image by: By Phoney Nickle
  11. 11. Find all this too much, don’t fear Supermatt is here Now I can use that image and not cite it and modify it as I took it from the copyright free website 
  12. 12. Get a tablet device With my new tablet I can write on the move , share with social media and update my blog. It even cleans the toilet, cooks my dinner and tells me I’m great.
  13. 13. Copyright/intellectual property. Surely it would be easier to put that vase of flowers on a table or something? Image by By Pedro Ribeiro For more information on copyright/intellectual property law have a look at this link: http://authonomy.com/writing-tips/a-guide-tocopyright-for-writers/ There is some help on how to check if your work is being ripped off here: http://www.bubblews.com/news/1281560-how-to-check-ifyour-writing-has-been-copied For those that are all into terms and laws, here is a link to copyright law: http://www.copyrightservice.co.uk/copyright/p01_uk_copyright_la w And intellectual property law: http://www.ipo.gov.uk/copy.htm
  14. 14. How to create a blog. http://wordpress.com/
  15. 15. Google + & communities. https://plus.google.com You will need to create a google account to join google +
  16. 16. How to create your own writing community Man I’m so happy with my community people actually talk! Image by @Doug88888
  17. 17. How to create a Twitter account. I don’t want just 140 characters how can I convey my thoughts and emotions! Image by Bikes And Books https://twitter.com/
  18. 18. Engage with the enemy! Random image of a girl and in the background Bert from the 80s classic cartoon ‘Trapdoor’ Image by casnolan
  19. 19. Start creating and promoting. Now that I can make these fabulous baskets, I have somewhere to put all my eggs in Image by Hans Splinter
  20. 20. THANKYOU! This presentation was brought to you by the recently acquisitioned human that is Matt Bandana Image by Some guy behind a tree

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