Self Recommendation is Unacceptable for Books

Self Recommendation is Unacceptable for Books

No Self Recommendations It is proper netiquette to refrain from recommending your own book to contacts.

No Self Recommendations Netiquette Book Networks

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Book Networks No Self Recommendations

A recommendation on a book network is a message sent to your connections about a book that you have read. It is telling your friends, followers, and online associates about a good book you have read that you think they may be interested in. Recommending your own book is spam. It’s an unsolicited advertisement. Recommendations are intended for works by other authors.

Using the recommendation system of a book network to promote your book is misuse of the system. It’s an unintended consequence of being able to recommend a book to friends. Recommendations are supposed to be unbiased. Advertising is supposed to be done in other ways by design.

No Self Recommendations Netiquette

It is proper netiquette to refrain from recommending your own book because that is advertising intended for another place.

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