Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Writers take to FB for promotion

Book lovers with  writer B.S Ramulu at Hyd Book Fair  
A new trend is being followed with regard to the ongoing Hyderabad Book Fair and sale of books by Telugu writers and poets. 

Writers and poets took the social networking site Facebook to attract the attention of people towards their books and increase book sales. Hyderabad Book Fair has become popular on the social networking site Facebook.        

Even people from districts are going to Hyderabad to purchase books in fair following the Facebook requests by their friends and writers.

Book lovers are selecting books to be purchased and straight away going to respective book stalls with the information shared on Facebook. Writers and poets are promoting their books put up for sale as part of Hyderabad Book fair and book releasing events on Facebook.

The writers are sharing information about their book stall and inviting the friends in state and bordering state to visit their book stall and attend inauguration of their books.

Book lovers coming from districts to the Hyderabad Book Fair will not find it difficult in finding their choice of books as they were getting information on posts shared about the book staff number, about book release functions discussions on new and old books.

Speaking to this newspaper over phone, President, Trust of Hyderabad Book Fair Juluri Gowrishankar, said ‘book lovers are following the posts regularly on facebook posted by writers and poets about new books.

He said ‘even people from districts are also coming to book fair this time and social networking sites are contributing to the popularity of the Hyderabad Book Fair’.

K. Krishnakanth of Adilabad said he was planning to go to Hyderabad to visit Hyderabad Book Fair and will purchase some books.