Top 10 Types of Social Media Posts

Here at Prescott Publishing, we get a lot of questions from new authors asking what they need to do to get their book published.

Although we are a small company with an even smaller staff, our publishing calendar is filled to bursting, so we are unable to consider unsolicited manuscripts at this time. Nevertheless, we do wish these authors well and would like to offer as much help as our busy schedules would allow.

One of the things we tell them is that if they want to attract the attention of a mainstream publisher — something Prescott Publishing decidedly is not (yet) — then they must devote some time to building their platform.

On that topic, I listened to a great podcast last week from platform guru Michael Hyatt. Here is a brief synopsis:

Top 10 Types of Posts

I would encourage you to listen to the podcast yourself or read the full transcript of the show. Better yet, check out Michael Hyatt’s bestselling book, Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World (affiliate link).

In the meantime, if you’d like to receive more resources for writers (and readers), follow Prescott Publishing on Facebook and/or sign up to receive our posts via the subscription box on the right.

Social Media and Blog Stats Chart (Free Printable)

Resources-for-WritersPrescott Publishing is pleased to announce a new program for 2013: Resources for Writers. We receive frequent requests from new authors seeking publication — far too many requests for us to publish all those projects ourselves. Yet, many of their books are well written and publication-worthy.

So, while our publishing calendar is full (and we are not accepting unsolicited manuscripts), we would like to do what we can to help these hardworking writers. As time allows, we plan to publish posts and pages this year detailing things writers can do to hone their craft and to get their work in print.

This first resource is a simple one: a chart to help track annual growth and progress through social media outlets and personal and/or business blogs. If you want to succeed as a writer, you should work on building your platform long before you publish. Click here to download a free printable version.

We’ll discuss more about how to do this in the coming weeks and months. To make sure you do not miss any tips, sign up in the column on the right to receive Prescott Publishing’s posts, delivered straight to your inbox.

May 2013 bring you lasting success in all your writing endeavors!

Use this handy form to keep track of social media reach and blog stats. View annual growth across all outlets on a single page.
Use this handy form to keep track of social media reach and blog stats. View annual growth across all outlets on a single page.