I am always trying to find new ways to spread the word about my writings, like most other writers. Sometimes, though, the methods of doing this are right in front of my face, or I just procrastinate on ideas for far too long. I have started using Goodreads some, which really is a great site I think anyone who likes to read (and write) should use.
About a year ago, I had the idea to start using YouTube as an author. I signed up for an account, and then did nothing else. Life got crazy (it still is) and I just put off recording anything. I had a million excuses, too: I am not good in front of the camera (which is true), I was too busy, I didn't know what to do videos about, etc.
Well, I have finally taken the plunge and recorded a simple video to welcome people to my Goodreads page. It is nothing special, but it is a start. Hopefully I get better at these videos as time goes on.
Here is my first YouTube video: