group rules

Our FREE Facebook community is a place to come together to share insights, tips, questions, answers and most importantly support for one another in the book writing, book publishing and book marketing journey.

As you can see we run a tight-knit (and growing) community, and we aim to preserve the quality of the group at all times.

Which is why we have created and enforce these rules on a daily basis.

Please read through all of them as we roll with a zero-tolerance policy and you will be removed if you break the rules.

So with that being said, let’s roll…


No self-promotion is allowed (except for in our Thursday Tag thread) or where otherwise explicitly stated.

So, what do we consider self-promotion?

Definition of self-promotion:

– Selling anything – that means books, products, services, courses, events and programs…anything that feeds your bottom line.

– Promoting your webinar, live broadcast, survey, polls or event.

– Posting a link to your website, your social profiles or even your personal FB profile.

– Posting affiliate links. That’s just wrong.

– Posting your own content in the group and not in a specific (and relevant) thread.

This includes posting links to surveys or creating polls or surveys in the group, posting photos with your social handles, URLs or business name on them.

– Posting “free” offers. These will be deleted and you will be removed…even if you have the best of intentions.

– Posting content that is the length of a blog post, even if there is no link attached.

If we have to read, read, and read to view your post, we encourage you to post it on your own site and not in the group as it will be deleted.

– Posting market research related questions.

This is not the group for it and we encourage you to ask your own audience.

**Note: We may break our own rule and promote something if we feel as though it is of service to the group. We reserve that right as it is our group and community.

2. #Question #Testimonies #Tips

The ONLY way to post inside this free FB Group is to keep your posts within the below three categories: Questions, Testimonies, Tips.

ASK = Any question you may have around your business (still no links allowed) that you’re stumped on.

This does NOT include market research questions, ie. “I’m thinking of writing {name of book} who here would be interested in it.

^^ This is not for this group.

TESTIMONIES = Any wins you are celebrating OR any fellow members you wish to spotlight and celebrate.

Again, NO links allowed and no requests to PM you to “find out more”.

You will be removed without warning.

TIPS = Any tips, strategies, lessons or insights you have learned along the way.

Again, there are no links or “free” offers allowed. No exceptions.

If you do not use #QUESTIONS #TESTIMONIES or #TIPS in your post, it will be deleted without warning.


No posting or sharing your own videos (live or pre-recorded)—whether it’s from your personal profile, your FB page, your YouTube account or your website.

We don’t have the time or support to watch your videos to make sure they are promo-free, which is why there are no videos allowed.

Do a creative intro with written words. We like reading!

The ONLY exception is sharing motivational, instructional, inspirational or downright funny videos.

Again, these CANNOT be your own videos.



If you want to build a presence in this group, bring your top hat.

Because those posts won’t be allowed in this group and WILL be deleted.


Do not post in the group and ask people to PM you to find out more about what you offer, how you can help or to work with you.

Your comments (and YOU) will be removed.


Be polite. Don’t be a rudie. That means respecting people’s feelings, privacy and rights to their work.

If you’re rude or disrespectful or spammy…you will be banned.


We do not allow rants, calling people out or complaints around how someone chooses to build or grow their business.

That is their business. Not yours. All rants should be hosted on your own page, not this group.


Provide genuine and helpful feedback and suggestions to others. Ask questions. Give answers.

Be the kind of supportive friend that you want and need on your book journey.

Remember: We are all here to help each other.


We don’t like potty mouths.

If that offends you, this is probably not the place for you.



Finally, we ask that you respect the time of our Admins and owners and not PM them through Facebook as they will not respond.

If you can agree with the rules, then please join. Other than that, let’s have some fun!

**Note: These rules are subject to change without notice. It’s on you to keep up.**


1. Don’t come in with a motive.

Instead, show up with the intention to connect, serve and help, not to sell, grow your business, list, audience or bottom line…

2. When creating a post, make it fun, original and helpful.

If it’s the same old long post with veiled sales content and a picture of you we see right through it and it will be deleted.

Remember, you MUST use #Question, #Testimony or #Tips in your post…otherwise it will be deleted.

3. Don’t share the same content that you shared across 10 different Facebook groups.

Many people belong to those same groups and see your same posts repeated. Know that that says more about you and your goals than you realize.

Besides, the members of this group deserve better than that.

4. Show up daily or weekly for a set amount of time and then get back to writing and publishing your book, growing your author platform or marketing your book. 

If you’re living in this group, you aren’t working on your book.

5. If you show up just to post your content and not help out your fellow community members, we and they notice.

It’s a growing group and while it may seem like people don’t notice your presence and how you show up, they do.

6. Share your thoughts and experiences because they are valuable to others.

We’re not gonna lie, the book journey can be a long and complicated one.

The more insights, support and guidance, the better!

If you’ve read all of these rules and still want to be a part of what this group is all about…then WELCOME!

We are excited to get to know you!

Now let’s connect, grow, support each other and have some fun, shall we?

About Author 

Earma Brown, aka America's Book Success Coach, 12 Book Authorpreneur, Indie Publisher, and Creator of Book Success Academy, teaches entrepreneurs, experts, professionals, writers and wow women how to write and publish a 24/7 lead generating book YOU and their readers love and create multiple money streams for life.” Visit New! Jumpstart Resource: Free Book to get started with a book of your own.

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