The big social networks (Myspace, Twitter, Facebook), a Facebook Fan Page can help you build relationships with readers, agents, publishers and others involved in the publishing industry. Unlike a Facebook
Page, a Facebook Fan Page can accommodate a much larger number of members and is perfect for the writer hoping to promote books in that it allows for announcements, a calendar and even a forum to chat with fans. A Facebook Fan Page provides you with the real estate you need to create a community around your stories.
Here are a few ways a Facebook Fan Page can help you as an author: