Do you find Facebook confusing or overwhelming? Are you unsure how to get started, or wondering if the time you spend on Facebook is worth it?
Networking on Facebook is a great way to meet and develop relationships with potential customers as well as other authors, experts, and key influencers in your field or genre. But it can be a real challenge to figure out how to take advantage of Facebook's full potential.
In the 3rd edition of Facebook Guide for Authors you'll get step-by-step instructions with screen shots, plus an action plan to help you quickly master the power of Facebook. This guide is tailored to meet the unique needs of authors and features real-life examples.
In Facebook Guide for Authors you'll learn:
The crucial difference between Profiles and Fan Pages
How to set up your Profile and Page for maximum marketing effectiveness
Tips for adding book covers and other images to Facebook
The right way to make friends on Facebook
How to use Facebook Events to promote your book
The best ways to get your status updates noticed by your friends and fans
How to automatically import your blog posts and tweets (and why you might not want to)
The secrets to running a successful Facebook Group that establishes you as a leader in your field or genre
How to reach a highly targeted audience by advertising on Facebook
7 things that could get you banned from Facebook
How to budget your time wisely and protect your privacy
Facebook is constantly evolving and it can be a challenge to keep up with the changes. This completely updated edition, released in April, 2011, has been expanded by 24 pages and includes these new features:
The best ways to take advantage of Facebook's new design and feature yourself as an author at the top of your Profile.
15 ideas for what to post in your status updates
How to turn your Fan Page into a lead generating machine by using custom content and Fan Gate technology
How to use Tags to gain visibility on other Profiles, Groups and Pages
The difference between “old” Groups and “new” Groups and how to use each
How to use the new Questions feature
Don't waste hours trying to figure out how to take advantage of Facebook to promote your book. Let the Facebook Guide for Authors be your blueprint for success.
When you purchase Facebook Guide for Authors, you'll also get "Secrets to Successful Networking on Facebook" audio program, a $19 value. This 45-minute MP3 audio interview reinforces the networking concepts in Facebook Guide for Authors.
UPDATE: Facebook is constantly evolving. Although the principles of using Facebook for book promotion remain the same, the layout of the site has changed. This guide will be updated during 2015 to reflect those changes. In the meantime, get the current edition for the discounted price of $7 and get a free copy of the new edition when it's available!
This 82-page ebook is available for download in PDF format for just $7.
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About the Author
Dana Lynn Smith, the Savvy Book Marketer, specializes in developing marketing plans for nonfiction books. She has a degree in marketing and 15 years of publishing experience. You can read her complete bio here.