Posts in category Technology

Twitter as a Marketing Tool

Twitter as a Marketing Tool
I’ve been using Twitter for the past few months to connect with other writers, meet new acquaintances, and build a following for my writing. Some successful authors claim that their sales took off after they built a Twitter following, and I believe them. Based on my preliminary efforts, Twitter seems a more effective marketing tool than [...]

Putting Yourself Online

Putting Yourself Online
I spent much of the weekend experimenting with online media to determine my optimal mix.  As I alluded to in some of my earlier posts, I am making the shift to full-time writing and investing, and this is a project that will set me up to transition smoothly.  I haven’t fully launched my online presence yet but am now working on sett [...]

A Victory for Speech Recognition

A Victory for Speech Recognition
I am writing this blog entry using my voice. I am dictating words into my iPad using speech recognition software instead of typing. I downloaded an app made by Dragon to my iPad, then I copied this text to another iPad app that links to my blog website and uploaded it to the web. This entire process took about 10 min., but I am happy that I c [...]