Tara's Tools & Tips



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Below are some of the tools I mentioned for each social media platform. If you have any further questions please feel free to contact me.

Instagram Photo Tips:


  

How to Automatically Publish Facebook Posts to Twitter


I only recommend doing this if you don't like using Twitter. This way, you at least have a presence and can squat your handle/brand name too. 
  1. Go to www.facebook.com/twitter.
  2. Below Edit Settings, click to check the box next to the things you want to share on Twitter.
  3. Click Save Changes.


    Getting Your Twitter Verification:


    Tools for Creating Social Graphics

    • Canva – Offers templates for facebook cover photos, Instagram sized squares, Pinterest etc. Just select your desired format. Pretty easy to work with. FREE if not using stock images, but there is a PRO paid plan too. 

    • Bookbrush.com – Made for authors. Simply upload your book cover and it will be inserted into flat lays and other fun templates automatically. Free for limited features or a yearly paid plan is available, which is what I have. You can use code TARA15 for a 15% lifetime discount (I do NOT make any affiliate fee on this, just happy to offer the savings). 


    "The 6 Fundamental Facebook Best Practices” by Sprout Social


    Growing Your Author Email List


    Banned Facebook Words

    Here's a list of just a few words FB may flag. Please consider misspelling these words using symbols instead of vowels or even find a new creative way to express the word. 
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    Social Media Post Ideas for Authors

    --> Social media post prompts for authors.  (PDF Download)

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