First, it is proper netiquette to refrain from blatant self promotion in forums and discussions. So, don’t be just about ourselves.
First, we check to see what others think. It follows, review sites are popular. Hence, recommendations for good works in book networks.
First, like to look at pictures. So, author picture profile post in book networks. Given, proper netiquette to show a good image.
First, we create threads of engagement. Thus, a statement with at least a reply creates a forum. So, discussions post plus response in book networks. Given, proper netiquette to join forums by posting on a topic. As a result, encourages everyone to read more books.
First, no self recommendations. So, proper netiquette to refrain. Hence, no recs for our own books to contacts. Yet, mailing list.