Even though the Internet receives a lot of flak for being time consumptive and separatist – the affirmation epidemic is good medicine. Writers and readers desire to cheer one another up. Trolls of the 2000’s are no longer tolerated. Today, social networking involves sharing innovations, attractions, worldviews and relevant information. How is this achieved? Through writing and reading. The Internet is a writer’s and reader’s universe because every comment, blog, post, reply is through the written word, which is developed and read.
Thankfully, random acts of kindness are part and participle of this new social paradigm ~ all writers need to establish their day-to-day social media brand in 2016 while participating in the social phenomenon.
Isn’t it about time?
So here we are, in 2016. Of course, there is still turmoil in the world. There are still maniacs wanting to be heard in all the worst ways but what the Writing Examiner sees every day is how writers and readers shoulder one another’s burdens – especially on social media platforms. Friends around the world are as weighty to us as next door neighbors; in fact, we may write and read more about our worldwide friends than our geographically convenient acquaintances.
In all of this association is writing and reading. The written word, the semantics of a writ are reduced today, through social platforms, to as few characters and phrases as possible. In the past, we referred to this as “tight” writing or crisp structure as well as snippets and/or minimalist interpretations. Less is more is truly embraced in 2016; however, good content throughout the Internet and in print remains the same . . . GOOD.
So, how do we accomplish good story in the world of simplicity as Wordsmiths on Social Media?
The answer is through planning. The best read blogs, fan pages, LinkedIn posts, columns, narratives, short stories, and so on and so forth are based on good planning. This isn’t to say that a randomly generated epiphany isn’t welcome today – it certainly is – but day-to-day literary endeavors are nearly as weighty in the here and now as our books are. To build a solid presentation – planning is helpful.
You may ask why?
Well, the truth is, the new reader explores the Internet to identify with writers they feel are worthy of their hard earned incomes. And, in order to ascertain the story behind the story, as it were, today’s readers read everything a writer posts. If a writer isn’t on the Internet, they appear unattainable and obtrusive. Authors “need” to be seen and read in the day-to-day through their websites, blogs, fan pages, tweets.
Continue this feature story on the Examiner.com at: http://www.examiner.com/article/establishing-your-day-to-day-social-media-brand-as-a-writer-for-2016