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31 Tips For Promoting Your Facebook Fan Page by John Kremer

Facebook Fan PageYou do have a Facebook Fan Page for your book or book series, don’t you?  If you don’t you need to immediately go to Facebook and create a page for your literary gems.  A Facebook Fan Page is a great way to gather fans and potential readers.  John Kremer has created a checklist of sorts for promoting your Facebook Fan Page.  Read Facebook Tips: 31 Ways to Promote Your Facebook Page and let us know what you think!

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Make Friends On Your Facebook Fan Page

FacebookYou already know you can share updates from other people’s Facebook Fan Pages on your profile or Fan Page, right?  Another way to make friends on Facebook is to post about other Fan Pages with fans who would read your books.  Make sure to link to the Fan Page and use hashtags.  You can also message the other Fan Page admin to let them know you posted about them.  Play nice on Facebook and you’ll grow your own fan base.

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Interact With Fans Weekly

fansEven if you have a small fanbase interact with them weekly.  Fans love authors that take the time to interact with them and if you do your fans will recommend you to other potential readers.  You can get really creative with this but here is a list of a few things you can do to “meet” with your fans weekly:

  • Hold a weekly Twitter chat.
  • Create a weekly video and post on your website and social media accounts.  Ask fans to comment so you can answer their questions.
  • Host a Google+ Hangout weekly.
  • Have a weekly chat on Facebook.  You can post the notice of the chat on your Facebook Fan Page and have fans comment.  You can reply to comments.  Make sure you setup a regular time to start and end the chat.
  • If you have local fans setup a MeetUp group to meet with fans locally.

Do you have ideas for ways to spend time with your fans?  Share it with us in the comment section please!

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Use Hashtags On Twitter And Facebook

book marketingYou can promote your book with hashtags on Facebook now just like you have on Twitter.  The trick is to pick the right hashtags to use.  You can, of course, create your own hashtags but if no one knows about your book the hashtag won’t work.  The key is to get people to follow you and retweet your tweets.

A good hashtag to use when talking about your book is #book.  It’s that simple.  People tweet about books and book reviews on Twitter so this simple hashtag gets a lot of use.  The following websites can help you research hashtags before you start tweeting or Facebooking.  Let us know what hashtag you use for your tweets!
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Don’t Make These Mistakes On Facebook

Social media and networking are critical to the success of your book so we try to provide you with as much guidance on this topic as we can.  Today we want to talk about “7 Fatal Facebook Mistakes” that you may be making.  If you want to use Facebook wisely you’ll want to have a plan in place for how you will use it AND how you won’t use it.   You’ll want to make frequent updates, be mindful about the pictures you post and remember to help people contact you.  To read the rest of the tips click the link above.

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