Book Review: 100+ Free Facebook Book Promo Sites: Annotated to save you time, money and mistakes!

If you are a writer you need this book.
We writers have to promote and market our work, but we don’t have much money to do it.
We have to spend time or money—usually both.
This book will be help writers to promote books FREE on Facebook book promotion groups.

This is THE BEST FREE way to promote your books.
You have to use other methods too but this one costs you NO MONEY and a little time and I’ve reduced the amount of time you have to spend.

• This book saves you time–at least three weeks’ work.
• It’ll save you money. What’s your hourly rate? Multiply it by 160 hours. That’s what you’ll save when you use this.
• It’ll save you stress! You can jump in immediately, use the book with confidence and see results the same day.
• The results will continue as long as you do the posting and promoting.
• The research has been done for you.
• And the organization.
• And the vetting.
• And the list preparation.
• And the list is annotated so you get a fast look at each site’s rules.
• It offers ONLY legitimate Facebook groups.
• It will save you from making mistakes in the process.
• And you get a BONUS FREE Excel spreadsheet to track your work!
• You can get my second book in this series for writers FREE if you choose to do a review of it! I’ll be on How to Write a Book Review!
• FREE SIX BONUSES! (See inside!)

There is no escaping our requirement for book marketing.
With 2,500 books being uploaded every day on Amazon, how can you expect to attract any attention to your book(s) if you don’t?

It doesn’t matter how good your book is if nobody knows it exists.
You need to promote but most of us do not have the staff, time or money to do it in ways that are fast and beneficial.

It took me almost four weeks of 8-hour days to research, write, edit and prepare this book because I needed to do it for myself. I thought others would like it without having to do all the work.

The book promotion group sites are of many kinds (which is part of why it took so long to plough through them).
There are pure promotion groups, discussion and promotion groups, discussion only groups, speciality genre groups, groups with few rules and some with many. You can get past all this confusion with this book.

Here are more than 100 selected sites for you to promote your books free.
I’ll add more in future editions.

It will pay off for you.
I know it will.
This is truly a no-brainer.
Buy it.
Be happy.
Promote your books.

This book isn’t really a book.  It IS a resource, but don’t expect to sit down and read it like a text books.  Sadly, the quality of the book description is a good indication just how long winded the book itself is.

This is a non-fiction book, so there are some major differences between the way this is structured and the way a fiction book (even a text book) is structured.  With that said, let’s dive into the actual details that make sense.

The book is nicely organized, with enough information in the first pages to explain the definitions used throughout.  There is also emphasis on some of the restrictions many of the Facebook pages use.  When you get into the second section, where the bulk of the book comes into play, it is nicely organized in alphabetical order.  At first, I’m sure when you’re going through the list, it can seem overwhelming.  Unfortunately, there’s no way to get out of the footwork that will come into play at this point – you have to check out each group for yourself, and see if it would be a good fit.

Each group is linked, and as far as I could tell, the links were all good.  Whether or not the links will remain good indefinitely is a different matter, and Mr. Daley does bring up the need for regular maintenance checks once you start actively promoting your work.  Considering how many groups there are, this is a huge time saver, and one of the biggest benefits of this particular book.

The down side to the huge list is that there’s no internal navigation.  In a hard copy of the book, that would not be too big an issue – just use sticky flags, book marks, or some other way to indicate there’s a page you want to go back to.  In the digital copy, you can still highlight and bookmark, but if you have been told about a specific group you should check out, and you’re trying to make a quick reference, there’s no way to get there without scrolling through the pages.  (Minor quibble, but I’ve seen it make a major difference!)

The other issue with the book is:  Now that it’s out and untold number of people have access to it, many of these groups which were already becoming “echo chambers” of drive-by promotion spam just got even louder, and even harder to track.  I’ve been a part of a few of the groups listed, and to be honest, I pulled out because the group page moved faster than twitter with less organization, or ability to track what was going where.  I dread to think just how fast those feeds are moving now, with the sudden influx of untold numbers of new authors.  The groups that focus on discussion with some promotions will be the most likely to yield results, however none are highlighted.  There is also the issue that many of the Facebook promotional pages and groups that started out for readers have become author dumping grounds.

Overall, this can be a useful tool, but it is best taken with a “buyer be ware” grain of salt.  I honestly think the most useful information is in the beginning and end, rather than the middle – the non-group information is critical for new authors, or new to the marketing paradigm authors.  Though I have read through, I cannot personally say (yet) how useful the information on the groups will be.  I am still getting my feet wet in the marketing arena, which is why I picked up this book – the more information you have to start with, the higher your chances of success.  As such, I can only give this a tentative 3 out of 5 stars.  There is some good information, and some that I feel is outright missing (like the groups that have become echo chambers – that would be a handy warning to have, and probably cannot be included because it changes so rapidly.)

As with any review of a non-fiction book, take what seems to fit, and leave the rest.  That’s what I’m doing with this one, at the very least.

If you enjoyed the review, and wish to pick up your copy, you can find it on Amazon Here.  If you wish for me to read and review your own work, please stop by my Offered Services page and fill out the simple submission form.  I will get back to you soonest to discuss details.  (Please note:  Science fiction and fantasy preferred, though most other genres will be considered.  All erotica will be rejected.)


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