“TODAY’S WRITING MARKETPLACE is a minefield of yesterday’s query space debris and tomorrow’s tech savvy go-getter. Staying one to two steps ahead of the game involves incorporating the latest social media tech, trends and memes into a writer’s playbook to gain a wider audience, build a bigger brand and ultimately win more publications.
It means going above and beyond posting to Facebook or Twitter to using upstart platforms like Pheed.com, Path.com and Tumblr.com to build a movement of followers and catch the eye of any editor hungry for a growing readership. Dump that SASE zero and get with a Pinterest hero!
Here’s a rundown of the latest social platforms every good writer can add to their arsenal to get the gig. And here’s how best to use them.”