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Tuesday 2 May 2017

☀ Social Media Just for Writers - Frances Caballo

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for Social Media Just for Writers: How to Build Your Online Platform and Find and Engage with Your Readers, by (first published 9 October 2012; this newly revised second edition , ACT Communications, 230 pages).

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and the Kindle Cloud Reader Preview below.

Social Media Just for Writers: How to Build Your Online Platform and Find and Engage with Your Readers is FREE on Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owner's Lending Library.

Author Frances Caballo will be awarding a $50 Amazon/BN gift card to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.   Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other excerpts (☀), and reviews (✍).

|| Synopsis || Teaser: KCR Preview || About the Author || Giveaway & Tour Stops ||


You wrote your book and sold copies to everyone you know. 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, blog, and other landing pages.
  • Improve your blogging.
  • Excel on Twitter.
  • Create images for your blog and social media posts.

The second edition of Social Media Just for Writers is both a primer for authors new to social media and an advanced study of platforms that weren’t widely known four years ago. Whether you write romance, historical fiction, young adult, or steam punk novels, you’ll find help in reaching your online audience of new and dedicated readers.

About the Author

Frances Caballo is an author and social media strategist and manager for writers. She’s a regular speaker at the San Francisco Writers Conference. In addition, she’s a contributing writer at, and blogger and Social Media Expert for BookWorks.

She’s written several social media books including The Author’s Guide to Goodreads and Social Media in 30 Minutes a Day. Her focus is on helping authors surmount the barriers that keep them from flourishing online, building their platform, finding new readers, and selling more books. Her clients include authors of every genre and writers’ conferences.

Follow Frances Caballo:

Visit the author's blog Visit the author's website Visit the author on Facebook Visit the author on Twitter Visit the author on Google+ Visit the author on LinkedIn Visit the author on their Amazon page Visit the author on GoodReads Visit the author on Pinterest

Giveaway and Tour Stops

Enter to win a $50 Amazon/BN GC – a Rafflecopter giveaway
Remember to comment to win!
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Follow Social Media Just for Writers' tour at:

May 1: Rogue's Angels
May 2: Hearts and Scribbles
May 2: BooksChatter
May 3: Fabulous and Brunette
May 4: Sharing Links and Wisdom
May 5: EskieMama and Dragon Lady Reads
May 8: Books, Dreams,Life
May 9: Independent Authors
May 10: Author Deborah A Bailey
May 11: Unabridged Andra
May 12: Ryshia Kennie
May 15: Hope. Dreams. Life... Love
May 16: Readeropolis
May 17: Notes From a Romantic's Heart
May 18: The Avid Reader
May 19: Straight From the Library
May 19: Mixed Book Blog
May 22: The Reading Addict
May 23: Books Direct
May 24: Edgar's Books
May 25: Booklove ✍
May 26: Laura's Interests


Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Kim Pickett said...

Thanks for the opportunity to win and great, informative post!

Anonymous said...

Good luck with the release!


Victoria Alexander said...

Thanks for sharing the preview!

Bernie Wallace said...

What is the best book that you have read this year? Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win. Bernie W BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com