A Website in Your Name

Jeffrey Marcus Oshins

Should you get a website in your name?

I’ve got multiple artistic careers going — an EP that’s getting some attention and my fourth novel coming out in February. My dilemma is how much do I want to promote myself— a battle between innate modesty and the cold truth of entertainment — if you want the spotlight you’d better grab it because there’s a lot of competition for those readers and listeners.

Giving into graven dreams that somebody might actually come looking for me, I bought my name (.com) and put up a website jeffreymarcusoshins.com.

I have also been promoting myself on the Amazon-owned Goodreads. Part of that effort involves the mostly fruitless effort of contacting all your friends and letting them know that you’ve a novel coming out.

Now, the good thing about Goodreads is that it really is mostly populated with readers. But lurking in reeds of Goodreads (forgive me) are…

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