With the development of science, globalization is also rising every day. Globalization is probably not a big deal for people who saw cell phones right after their birth, or people who knew about Facebook and Instagram from the age of 5. The cell phone we use, the clothes we are wearing, or the writer that we are reading at the moment, all are probably not of our country and it is all possible because of globalization. There are more than a few advantages of globalization in various fields. Let’s read how globalization brought opportunity for authors to be more successful.
What is globalization?
The developing interdependency among the population, culture, and economy of the world brought about by trading services, technologies, people, and services among countries and continents is called globalization. In another word, exchanging of capital, people, goods, cultural practices, and technologies all across the world is globalization. The term is addressed as ‘making worldwide’.
What are the benefits of globalization?
There are several advantages of globalization since it’s the way of creating a bond between different communities, countries, and continents, but most of us are not familiar with the advantages because it is an established process of this modern world –
- Globalization provides access to new cultures.
- It spreads innovative technology to different corners of the planet.
- It provides ideas to reduce the price of products.
- Globalization helps in the reduction of poverty.
- It compels companies to increase their business overseas, for a flexible market and international customers.
How globalization brought opportunity for authors to be more successful?
In today’s world, where kids may not know how to find a word in the dictionary but they do know you can find any and everything online. So, if you know how to handle your social media you just know how to survive this ‘social media era’ and blend with the trend followed by the current generation.
There is no doubt that writers of this century have to be on social media or on the digital platform to promote their work unless they are already well-established as a writer. Social media is one of the many ways of promoting their work. Other than social media, television and radio are effective ways of marketing the book. Authors can send their work and pitch TV stations or radios for promotions, and thus it will reach across the world. Due to the World Wide Web (www), almost every literary text is available online either through PDFs, eBooks, or online shopping sites.
Globalization also helps in learning new languages online hence, creating a nexus between culture and language of different places of the world. Writers get the opportunity to create social relations with communities of various readers, publishers, editors, and publishing houses all around the world. Authors benefit from the needs of the readers and globalization help writers to gain advantage from the needs and get to know more of what the readers want to read.
Moreover, due to the key factor of globalization which is exchanging of goods, any kind of book by any writer is available in every country if they choose to promote and publish overseas. Globalization certainly brought opportunities for the authors to be more successful.