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SPF-108: How To Engage Your Readers with Facebook Live – with Cecelia Mecca

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Facebook Live – Prep Sheet


Returning guest, Cecelia Mecca, talks to James about using Facebook Live broadcasts, with both groups and pages, to increase engagement with readers.

This week’s highlights include:

  • Mark discusses his move into KU and the experience he’s had
  • An announcement about the next enrollment period for the SPF 101 course
  • Dealing with technological jitters re: being on camera for Facebook Lives
  • Cecelia’s targets for how many Lives she does each week and why
  • Equipment and apps to assist with Facebook Live
  • An addition to the SPF 101 curriculum – a course by Cecelia about FB Live
  • Is this FB Live strategy have an influence on Cecelia’s book sales?

Resources mentioned in this episode:

PATREON: Self Publishing Formula Podcast’s Patreon page

FREE PDF: Celia’s useful FB Live Prep Sheet

FREE BOOK: Pinterest for Authors


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SPF-093: From Teacher to Writer in One Year – with Cecelia Mecca

Medieval romance author Cecelia Mecca started out thinking she’d traditionally publish her books. A chat with an indie author at an RWA conference changed Cedelia’s mind and a year later she’s a full-time author, working at home and in full command of her author career.

This week’s highlights include:

  • Picking up a manuscript after 20 years and starting again
  • Learning about independent publishing – and changing directions
  • Genre research and writing in a small genre niche
  • Strategies for building a new author business
  • Thoughts around the pros and cons of free as a marketing strategy
  • The importance of finding the right editor

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Ads for Authors Course – INFO/PURCHASE link

Nov 21, 2017: Free Webinar with Mark about Advertising Strategies REGISTER HERE

Self Publishing Formula Patreon page

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