The Smarty Pants Book Marketing Podcast
About This Show
Award-winning marketer Chris Syme and bestselling indie author Becca Syme give self-published authors the latest social media tips and strategies that sell more books and build loyal fans. Join them as they interview top book marketing experts, showcase successful indie authors, and offer tips from their own successes on this weekly show.
Most Recent Episode
Episode - 52 Facebook News & Updates For Authors
4 days ago
In this episode Chris and Becca talk about the latest updates to Facebook and why they are important to authors. SHOW NOTES AND LINKS: -Previewing five new changes to groups and what they mean: Group Insights Membership request filtering Removed member clean-up Scheduled posts Group to group linking Also, we discuss two fairly new business page options and why authors need to take a look: Setting up the Shop Tab on your author page to sell books directly from Facebook The new video cover photo option LINKS: Join our closed Facebook group SMART Marketing For Authors here. After you get in, be sure and read the Group Description and introduce yourself. Link to press release from Facebook's blog on the new changes in groups. Link to the Facebook Help section on the new Shop tab. Link to new Facebook video cover example from author and her blog post about the process Link to Animoto animation application (Warning: this is for those of you that already have some tech savvy) Link to Adobe Spark--the video platform I am using to test videos for cover photos. Link to get an email when Chris' new onlin