- Establish your focus on social media
- Engage your audience consistently and effectively
- Create efficient habits by utilizing key tools
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How to Be Likeable
In today’s online and social media-driven culture, readers desire not only to read an author’s writing, but to get to know them personally. And writers desire a loyal following of “likers” who will not only read and enjoy their content, but will share it with others. So how does an author become “like”able? How much of your personal life should be shared online — or held back? The New York Times’ best-selling author and popular blogger Karen Ehman will give us insight and ideas for becoming a writer who readers want to naturally connect with, and in turn, enthusiastically promote.
Q & A About Social Media
Listen in as Glynnis Whitwer and Renee Swope answer questions about social media. Renee’s experience as an award winning author and Proverbs 31 staff member give her a unique perspective on how to impact women today through social media.
How Social Media Makes You a Better Writer
Does the thought of being on social media make you groan? Feel like tweeting and posting and picture snapping are just more things to manage that take up time without adding to your skills as a writer? Sure, social media platforms may increase your audience, but they don’t help you to write … right? Wrong! Join Karen Ehman in this lesson as she shares seven ways you can maximize your social media experience to make your writing better.
Building Your Social Media Presence in Just 1 Hour a Week
Have you wanted to step up your social media game but feel like you just don’t have the time? In this lesson, Paige Straarup shares how you can still build your social media presence while navigating your busy schedule.
You’ll learn how to …
Find your voice
Create the right content to share with your audience
Cultivate a community
Plan and schedule your posts
And the best part? You can do it all by sparing just one hour a week. Tune in as we walk through exactly what it takes to expand your community through social media.
Writers naturally spend most of their time and energy perfecting their craft. But writers who aspire to share their work with the world are often faced with the challenge of keeping up with the graphics-focused nature of social media. Graphics have become a popular way to bring life to our words and share our God-given messages in beautiful new ways.
In this lesson, graphic designer Riley Goodman will walk through an easy way to design your own beautiful graphics for social media sharing, using a free website and smartphone apps. This step-by-step tutorial will cover topics including how to find and use stock photography, which design platforms work best, how to use apps for graphics, and design principles that professionals use to make graphics look great.
Building Your Platform
With all the “noise” in our culture, how can your message be heard? The answer is by establishing a platform. You’ve probably heard that word, and maybe you’ve wondered what it is and why it’s important. In this lesson, best-selling author and platform expert, Michael Hyatt, talks about the whys and hows of establishing a platform. If you want to expand your reach, and share the message God has given you with more people, this message is for you.
Building an Enduring Platform in Just 30 Minutes a Day, Part 1
If you want to grow your audience, you’ll want to watch this lesson, recorded at She Speaks, where Kathi Lipp taught on building a platform in just minutes a day.
In this lesson, Kathi shares her daily routine to not just create but grow a platform. Kathi offers a step-by-step plan to build your platform by creating great content your audience will love, as well as the strategy for sharing it well. In addition to this plan, you will learn the social media platforms that are best for you to shine, and the ones you can ignore, guilt-free. A great platform isn’t built by accident, and it’s not built overnight, but it is possible.
Building an Enduring Platform in Just 30 Minutes a Day, Part 2
If you want to grow your audience, then this 2-part series is for you! In this lesson from She Speaks 2016, Kathi Lipp shares her daily routine to not just create, but grow a platform. Kathi offers a step-by-step plan to build your platform by creating great content your audience will love, as well as the strategy for sharing it well. In addition to this plan, you will learn the social media platforms that are best for you to shine, and the ones you can ignore, guilt-free. A great platform isn’t built by accident, and it’s not built overnight, but it is possible.