Thursday, March 3, 2016

Creating Shareable Content For Your Book

Today I've been working on creating some shareable media. These days, pictures, memes, teasers, are all important in building buzz for your book. The problem is I'm not very tech-savvy and doing things like this are hard for me.

I put aside my pre-conceived notions of whether I can do this or not and just got down to business. I worked with Canva, DesignFeed, and Picasa and some other programs designed to make things easier for people like me and the more I tried, the more I thought, hey I can do this!

Here's one of the things I created today with DesignFeed. Yeah, it's basic, but I have to say I'm pretty proud of it. I did that. By myself! And it looks good.

I got to share it on Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook and since other people could potentially share it as well, I felt good about the professional look of it.

So, the moral of this story is, even if you're not tech-savvy like me, you can still learn. You can still do something awesome. And isn't that the way with writing, painting, or anything where you are creating? You can learn the craft. You can create something amazing. You just have to stick with it and keep trying.

For me, the sense of accomplishment alone was worth the work today. Have you ever done something you didn't think you could do? How did you feel when you did it?


Readbookworm said...

I think you said it very well. It is so true that we can learn and when we accomplish something like that, it is a wonderful feeling.

Julie Coulter Bellon said...

Thank you! I think that feeling is multiplied when it's something hard for you and you get it done. Appreciate your comment!