Social Media Setup Guide

When it comes to building an online presence as an author, it can be hard to know where to begin. One of the easiest and more effective ways to establish yourself online is to join free social networking sites that will allow you to interact directly with other online users.


To help you jumpstart your activity on popular social platforms, we’ve created a comprehensive PDF guide that will walk you through the basics of how to set up and manage profiles on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. This step-by-step guide will take you through the technical aspects of signing up with each platform and show you how to use these online tools to share content and engage with readers and professionals.


Your Social Media Setup Guide will introduce you to the basics of the following platforms:

  • Instagram — a social networking service where you can share enhanced photos and videos with your followers not only on Instagram, but also on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media services
  • Facebook — a social networking service where you can upload photos, create events, and keep in touch with friends, family, followers, and fans
  • Twitter — a micro-blogging social media site that allows you to engage with other users in short status updates of 140 characters or fewer
  • LinkedIn — an online network for professionals looking to exchange knowledge, ideas, and opportunities with others in their field