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Meghan Ward

I'm a freelance writer and book editor represented by Andy Ross of the Andy Ross Literary Agency. You can read an excerpt of my memoir, Paris On Less Than $10,000 A Day, and visit my website for more info about me.

Hottest Social Networks of 2014

 

 

In 2012, Twitter and Pinterest rose to prominence, and Facebook bought Instagram and went public. In 2013, Twitter released Vine and went public, Google+ starting gaining traction, and SnapChat turned down a $3 billion offer from Facebook. What will 2014 bring?

 

1. Google+, Google+, Google+

2014 is going to be all [...]

Social Media: How to Avoid Burnout

Happy 2013!

If you’re an astute Writerland reader, you noticed that I took a break from social media over the holidays. I didn’t blog, I didn’t tweet, I didn’t Facebook or Google+ or pin. I played Angry Birds (the board game, not the iPhone app), Rush Hour, and Munchkin, I solved the Perplexus Rookie [...]

RIP Google Friend Connect

If you have a WordPress blog, you probably know by now that Google will be retiring Google Friend Connect for all non-Blogger blogs on March 1, 2012. I’m thrilled about this because I’ve always hated Google Friend Connect but have never had the cahones to delete it from my blog. I just did, and it [...]

Dear Klout: It’s Not Me, It’s You

I was a Klout junkie. The first thing I did when I woke up in the morning was reach for my iPad and check my Klout score to see if it had gone up a point since the previous night (scores apparently change in the middle of the night). I’m a casual gamer (Settlers of [...]

Samuel Park on Social Media

I’m on vacation for a couple of weeks, but I’m looking forward to catching up on everyone’s blogs and tweets when I return. Meanwhile, here’s a guest post from Samuel Park, author of This Burns My Heart. If you haven’t bought his book yet, do! Samuel is an exceedingly intelligent and talented writer. I loved [...]

Technical Question 4 U

For all you people who are more blog savvy than I am: How do I get my picture to show up next to comments when I choose Name/URL as my identity instead of my Google Account? Anyone using WordPress.org software know?