How Online Publishing Authors Can Get the Most Out of Facebook

There are many ways for online publishing authors to engage readers and build a following through a Facebook Author Page

There are many ways for online publishing authors to engage readers and build a following through a Facebook Author Page

Facebook is another great way to market yourself and your book by building upon your fan base. You can find out why here.

If you don’t already have a Facebook account, it can be set easily and quickly. But before you can set up a fan page (your Author Page), you must firstly have a personal one. Facebook has a how-to section which can guide you through setting up your online publishing Author Page.

So what makes a fab Facebook presence and how do you get the most out of it?

Well, it sounds like a total given, but it all comes down to some good old simple, snappy content, and an attractive appearance. There’s also some very simple ways to create extra ‘buzz’ – more on that later. So let’s examine what can go into your page.

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Why Kindle Publishing Authors Need to Promote on Facebook

The whole world seems to be on Facebook. This means millions, if not billions of people are interacting with each other as you read this.

Facebook can be a fun Kindle publishing buzz-builder – it’s also free and quick to setup an Author Page

Facebook can be a fun Kindle publishing buzz-builder – it’s also free and quick to setup an Author Page

Facebook is big business, and so naturally it’s not just for chatting. It’s for companies, however big or small, to promote themselves via. Facebook is an enormous hub of news and updates, and a ton of authors have now landed on this free promotional platform – especially the Kindle publishing kind.

If you’re a Facebook detractor and are dreading getting started with this, I feel for you. No, really I do. I used to be in the same boat. (If next door’s dog needed de-worming, I’d sooner do it in place of updating my Facebook author page). I just didn’t understand the draw of the channel at the time.

But when I relaxed a little and stopped worrying so much about ‘what’ I was posting, things got a lot more fun and interesting, and now I enjoy managing my Kindle publishing page. Continue reading