It is important for a writer to build a writing platform and an online presence. Agents and publishers research a potential client to see what kind of opinions, writing, and career points are shared publicly. Today’s link is a great one for writers.
If you attract an agent’s interest and they want to know more, Google is their next step. An agent typically investigates a client before offering them representation, understandably. If you’re pitching nonfiction and touting a writer platform to help sell books, then a Google peek becomes even more important.
But don’t take my word for it. I asked agents themselves how they use Google, and what they’re looking for when they do. Here are their responses: Click here for more.