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Social Media for Writers by Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris

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Appendix D

Facebook

Setting Up a Facebook Account

If you’re not on Facebook, it’s time to get on it. There are over 864 million active users. As an author, you need to use the platform to promote your work. So let's get you set up.

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1. Go to Facebook.com and fill in all the fields to set up an account. Make sure you use your proper author name so people can find you. Be aware that Facebook's official rules say you should use your “authentic name.” This has proved to be problematic with authors who use pen names or multiple names for different genres. Some authors choose to operate two profiles: one for their personal contacts and one for their ...

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