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Infinity Publishing’s Lucky 13 Social Media Challenge for Authors

Posted by Sherrie Wilkolaski on Fri, Jan 13, 2012 @ 09:25 AM

by Sherrie Wilkolaski

Let’s get real about social media.  It’s like exercise, right?  We’ll be the first to admit that we have not been as focused on our own social media footprint as we would like.  There, we said it.  It’s a new year and we are ready to make some viral waves in the world of Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and whatever other medium that makes sense for us to better build our brand, to support our authors.

So we’ve decided to challenge the entire Infinity Publishing team and all of our authors to join us for a Lucky 13 Social Media Challenge.  13 days of social media fun.  

Are you ready to maPhoto courtesty of Alex Hindske your mark?   

Here is the challenge, to increase your social media footprint and build your online platform via a variety of social media and online resources.  Each day for 13 days we’ll post the “challenge” of the day on our blog and you can work along with us.  If you don’t know how to use Twitter, Facebook, etc. we’ll walk you through the process.   

Say, “YES!” to the Infinity Publishing Lucky 13 Day Social Media Challenge!  We’ll work together to support each other in this simple and fun marketing experience.  Great way to market your book and all you need is less than 15 minutes a day to make it happen.     

Here is how the Infinity Publishing Lucky 13 Social Media Challenge works:

  1. Register for the Infinity Publishing Lucky 13 Social Media Challenge here. Let this be your New Year’s gift to yourself!  A great way to kick off book sales AND you’ll be positioning yourself for long-term online exposure.

  2. Follow our blog each day, starting tomorrow, Friday, January 13, 2012 and stick with us for 13 days.  We'll give you simple instructions on what your social media task is for that day.  It’s going to be super easy and if you’re not social media savvy, don't worry.  We’ll give you step by step instructions.  Everything you need to bring in the New Year with a viral marketing edge and be better prepared to market your book.  So what kinds of things will be doing? We may ask you to simply send out a Tweet on Twitter to promote your book, or post a message to Facebook to promote your book

  3. Enjoy your new found social media skills, exposure AND the cross-promotion that Infinity Publishing will be giving back to you!

Infinity Publishing’s gift to you for participating in the Lucky 13 Social Media Challenge…we will give you the same amount of exposure that you give out.  If you follow-us on Twitter, we’ll follow you back.  For every Tweet you send out, we’ll send out one to promote your book.  For every post you put on Facebook, we’ll give you one post back.  It’s all about exposure.

It's much more fun if we work together. Join us here on the Infinity Publishing Blog, tomorrow, Friday, January 13, 2012.  Are you up for the challenge?

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Photo courtesy of Alex Hinds.

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