Yearly Tech Maintenance: 13 Ways to Update Your Online Presence

A much needed reminder from Jacqui Murray to get our online life in order with an annual check-up. I noticed today in my profile for example that I had not updated it with the latest number of books published and one of the links is no longer in use. There are also some reminders on the technical front for your devices, for example your security, and virus checking. Fourteen excellent points on the checklist and over the holidays is a good time to sit down and get yourself ready for another busy year online. #recommended

This week, I’ll post my updated suggestions for three holiday activities that will get your computers and technology ready for the blitz of writing you’ll swear to accomplish in New Year resolutions. Here’s what you’ll get (the links won’t be active until the post goes live):

  1. Update Your Online Presence
  2. Speed Up Your Computer
  3. Backup and Image your computer

For regular readers of WordDreams, these are yearly reminders. For my new readers, these are like body armor in the tech battle. They allow you to jubilantly overcome or dramatically succumb. Your choice.

Today: Update Your Online Presence

For most writers I know, life zooms by, filled with research, writing, editing, critique groups, reading, promotions (of our books), people watching (to build characters), and thinking. There are few breaks to update/fix/maintain the tech tools that allow us to pursue our trade.

But, that must happen or they deteriorate and no longer accomplish…

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