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Using social media to enhance your online profile Matt Ewens

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1. Using social media to enhance your online profile and market your writing Matt Ewens 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. 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 profiles Provide you with a better understanding about how to effectively sleep with the enemy 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. 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. What is social media, where and why? 7. Where?According to research approximately 22.1 people die every day from death by Powerpoint Image by: Frits Ahlefeldt-Laurvig HikingArtist.com 8. Why bother? You will eat that tasty mix of rabbit droppings and frogspawn! Image by: pomo mama ebbandflo_pomomama 9. Conquering your fears If you dont I will eat your brains! Image by: By Hooman's PhotostreamTo find a copyright free image visit: http://www.sxc.hu.comOr a licenced one go to: http://search.creativecommons.org/ 10. Bet you wished youd checked the copyright now. Dont worry you can sell your gold for cash Image by: By Phoney Nickle 11. Find all this too much, dont fear Supermatt is hereNow I can use that image and not cite it and modify it as I took it from the copyright free website 12. Get a tablet deviceWith 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 Im great. 13. Copyright/intellectual property. Surely it would be easier to put that vase of flowers on a table or something? Image by By Pedro RibeiroFor 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. How to create a blog.http://wordpress.com/ 15. Google + & communities. https://plus.google.com You will need to create a google account to join google + 16. How to create your own writing communityMan Im so happy with my community people actually talk! Image by @Doug88888 17. How to create a Twitter account. I dont want just 140 characters how can I convey my thoughts and emotions! Image by Bikes And Bookshttps://twitter.com/ 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. 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. THANKYOU! This presentation was brought to you by the recently acquisitioned human that is Matt Bandana Image by Some guy behind a tree