Monday 20 March 2017

Book Review: Social Media Just for Writers by Frances Caballo

Title: Social Media for Writers
Author: Frances Caballo
Publisher: ACT Communications
Publication Date: 19 Jan 2017
Pages: 230
Format: eBook - PDF
Genre: Non-Fiction
Source: ARC via NetGalley

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You wrote your book and sold copies to family members, friends, and colleagues in the writing world. But you have goals that extend beyond a few dozen copies sold.

How do you achieve your dream of selling books around the world?

With social media, you can build your platform and reach readers in locales you never imaged possible before. In this book, you’ll learn how to:

• Create a Facebook fan page and actively engage with your readers.
• Optimize your LinkedIn profile.
• Tackle Instagram, Tumblr, and Snapchat.
• Build and optimize Pinterest pinboards for SEO to maximize exposure of your books and blog.
• Improve your blogging.
• Excel on Twitter.
• Create images for your blog and social media posts

(Goodreads Synopsis)

Social Media Just for Writers is an informative read that will help both experienced writers and those new to book marketing. This book covers everything from the basics of setting up an account on different social media platforms to more detailed opportunities and recommendations. For me, a lot of the information was already familiar, but I did pick I a few useful tips that I will attempt to incorporate into my social media strategy. This book is certainly worth a look for writers looking for new ways to reach potential readers via social media.

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