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Reviewed by Erin Nicole Cochran for Readers' Favorite
How to Navigate the Social Media Maze by authors Allyson R. Abbott and Donna Wolz is fully loaded with everything a beginner writer, or a seasoned writer, could possibly need in regard to social media. The tone of the advice inside its pages is smart and friendly. The book doesn't pull any sort of punches; these women give you everything that you could possibly ask for from the writing gods up above. Having read two of their other books that they collaborated on, this fits right in with the other books, and if there was any information repeated between any of the three books, it wasn't noticed. This book specifically helps the reader/writer wind their way through many social media outlets in a style that is gentle, like waves guiding the reader through the information. There are enough links in here that will cause you to disappear for days, and that's a total positive.
I can't get enough of How to Navigate the Social Media Maze by Allyson R. Abbott and Donna Wolz. There isn't a holy grail for book writing, but there are holy grails, and the three books that I've read from them are that and so much more. Your head might swim just a bit from all the information, but as you take your time to absorb some of the steps that it places in front of you, it will slowly come to you, and eventually it will be effortless to navigate the land that is Social Media these days. Personally, I thought I knew a lot about author promoting on social media, and I was happy to find out that I didn't have a clue. Again, the language is simple and straightforward so that if you've been shipwrecked on an island before the year 2000, you should still be able to understand the information provided within. I can't tell you enough how much I loved these books. They are really going to help me in my own writer's journey, and I feel very fortunate and honored to be able to review them. So, grab 'em all; they will not disappoint. They will motivate you in so many ways to get started, and will make you feel like you have a total handle on the social media world.