I set up Keli Gwyn, Author this week, and it took just a few minutes.
Why did I chose to add an author page when I already have a personal page?
I want a place where readers can go to find out information about my book when it’s released. Sure, they could go to my regular Facebook page where I talk about my book on occasion, but there’s a limit to how many “friends” I can have, whereas there’s no limit as to how many can join an author’s page.
Another reason for having an author page is that it’s public. To join the group, all a reader has to do is click “like.” There’s no waiting around for me to approve friend requests.
Having separate pages for my personal and professional sides serves me well.
Readers will be more interested in hearing about my books than about my frequent trips to Taco Bell. (And I do mean frequent. :-)) By keeping my promotional posts on my author page, I won’t bore the non-romance-reader friends on my personal page with information about my guest blogging appearances, book giveaways, and such.
So, I have an author page. Now I need to figure out what to put on it. Time to get creative.
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What types of things do you like to see on an author’s Facebook page?
Have you considered setting up an author page?