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Susan Stilwell - Platforming

Susan Stilwell

Susan Stilwell consults, writes and speaks on a variety of topics. Her clients appreciate her technical expertise and attention to detail on their websites, projects, and social media strategies.
Technical "how-tos" are Susan's favorite articles. You can find her working as a blog designer and contributing writer at Fistbump Media.

One of the cornerstones of your platform is your personal website or blog. Whether professionally designed or a DIY site, your site needs …

July 24, 2017

by Susan Stilwell @susanrstilwell Busy writers are often consumed with projects. We all have at least one WIP and if we’re disciplined (and …

February 2, 2017

by Susan Stilwell @susanrstilwell Social media is a part of life and savvy writers stay on top of the latest trends. Each …

January 2, 2017

When building a writer platform, few of us consider hiring a virtual assistant, or VA. Most of us are DIYers, learning the …

September 3, 2016

Everyone needs a break from time to time. For a writer building a platform, taking a social media break might seem like …

June 21, 2016

Smart writers invest in workshops, courses, and conferences. Smart and savvy writers will also invest time in building their platforms. These three …

May 16, 2016

Good content is critical for a writer but how that content is presented is also important. In Brand Basics – 2 Considerations …

April 1, 2016

Social media is an important part of building a writer’s platform. With existing networks changing and new networks launching, it can be …

March 9, 2016

Occasionally a business development tool comes along that works well for writers. SWOT Analysis SWOT—Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats—was popularized in the 1960s …

January 29, 2016

We’re familiar with a brand as it relates to corporations. When we think of Coke, McDonalds, and Nike these logos appear in …

December 17, 2015

One of the four must-have features of a website is the About page, but it’s overlooked by many writers. It can be uncomfortable …

November 21, 2015

One of the cornerstones of an author’s platform is a personal website or blog. (Because these terms are used interchangeably, I’ll use …

October 5, 2015

If you’ve never been a guest at another site, it can be intimidating. You take a risk by asking someone if you …

August 19, 2015

Blog readers are scanners, their eyes skimming the page for interesting information. Problogger reports the average time spent reading a blog post …

July 6, 2015
Susan Stilwell - Platforming