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Facebook is currently the largest media in the world. It has turned into a big marketing platform rather than just a social networking site. Here are top ten tips to get utmost benefit of a Facebook page.
While the tips are fairly pedestrian, check out the infographic of average fan page growth. Median page growth is 0.64% weekly, according to Fan Page Karma.
You need to look at this if you have any aspirations to be successful on Facebook
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More people share to Facebook than Twitter. When they share to Facebook, 80% of people share only one type of article.
Facebook launched Timeline in February 2012 and ever since, Facebook has had strict rules for business pages and their cover photos. The photos couldn't co
Facebook has significantly relaxed its cover image rules. You can now ask fans to like your page, act on your behalf, and so much more. These are six solid tips for your Facebook cover image.
Some of your Fans are active on Facebook and will never see a post of your again. And it's not Facebook's fault. How many do you have?
How to search for the fans that have hidden your Facebook Page in their newsfeeds.
Have you ever checked who's intentionally hiding your posts?
Facebook's News Feed is changing, but what does it mean for your nonprofit page? Here's a quick run down of 3 things that are changing - and how you can adapt.
Photos will become larger, with some captions over the photo, Page Like stories will show more of the "story," and Link previews expand. Small stuff, but stuff that will ideally increase interactivity.
Helpful initial impressions and applications of the new nesfeed rollout.
Facebook hashtags could improve how business owners and entrepreneurs network, interact and market on Facebook. Here are 5 ways to use them.
Some speculation and ideas on how you might use hashtags on Facebook, including research, locating tribes, and looking at competitors.
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Social media consulting for nonprofits
Can you Like a page in a contest or not? @johnhaydon tries to untangle this for us.
Facebook Insights provides critical data about activity around your Page. Here are 19 things you didn't know it could measure.
John Haydon offers data points on the page level and even deeper that you can export and crunch.
Core data points to track...
Managing a brand page on Facebook isn't an easy task. Replying negative posts while growing your fan base can be very challenging. Here are a few tips to manage this effort efficiently.
Chad Wittman of EdgeRank Checker stops by to explain everything you need to know about the inner workings of Facebook EdgeRank.
The real insight here is how negative feedback (people hiding your posts) can affect EdgeRank overall.
If you're a fan of periodically cleansing your Facebook friend list, a new study suggests you might want to think twice before you click that unfriend button: The negative effects of giving someone the axe online appear to extend into real life.
While this talks about more personal than professional use of Facebook, the study offers a lot of interesting stats about why people unfriend others, and what the effects are personally on friendships.
You already know from my Twitter tools post what a big fan I am of social media tools. When it comes to Facebook, I’ve been playing around with lots of differ ...
All sorts of great posting customizations and plannig for posting to your Facebook page from Post Planner, free and paid version reviewed.
This recent social media research provides insights about consumer behavior based and key takeaways that you can apply for your own business.
Facebook dominates for brands. 79% of consumers prefer to interact with brands on Facebook vs. Twitter
New Facebook cover photos: Here are some examples of what you can do with your Facebook cover photo and how to leverage the new rules to boost your business.
Great examples of Facebook cover photos that meet the guidelines.
Short 3-minute video from John Haydon, who talks about how he worked with an animal shelter to attract new Likes to the Facebook Page, get them involved, and raise money from Facebook fans.
Slowly but surely more and more charities are turning to social media for donations
Many brands today are posting on Facebook as a means of connecting with their customers and prospects. However, very few have mastered the basics such as the ideal post length, use of imagery, use of color and linking.
This is by no means a "perfect Facebook post," but it certainly offers things to consider and think about. Tips such as targeting posts, thinking about mobile viewers when uploading images, and increasing engagement by asking questions are good tips. Thanks to Julia Campbell for sharing this on Google Plus originally.
Facebook quietly relaxed its Page Guidelines around Cover Images. The main rule that remains in place for Cover Images is that you cannot exceed 20%
A handy tool for determining the 20% text rule on Facebook cover photos.
Nowadays everyone has a Facebook page. Most companies use Facebook as a bond with their consumers. But what am I going to talk about on my Facebook page?
"Many businesses fail with their Facebook strategy because they think of what they want to communicate before thinking of what people want to read"
Best practices & tips for Facebook & Instagram
Facebook on Thursday unveiled its first major redesign of the News Feed since 2009, making the page more visually rich, and giving users new options to filter what they see by d...
How the new subfeeds may, or may not, affect your marketing efforts. Very appropriate for any type of Facebook brand or organizational page to read.
Facebook Graph Search: learn how to increase your exposure and prepare your Page so that it comes up more often in Facebook searches.
Did you know that photo tagging is highly optimized for search in Facebook? Or that your About section of your Facebook Page should be keyword rich? These are two of the great tips offered in this article. What are your tips for better Facebook graph search?
Are your Facebook ad images or promoted posts being rejected by Facebook? Learn about their 20% rule to make sure your org's images are never rejected again!
Use Facebook's grid-based text detection tool (has 25 equal-sized boxes) and use no more than 5 of those boxes for text. Good examples of this in use for a cause within the article.
Have you been rejected by FB for an ad that used too much space for text? If so, how did you change it?
"Compared to other small businesses surveyed by Vertical Response, nonprofits were even more likely to be present on social media channels, and had greater frequency of posting."
96% of nonprofits said they were on Facebook vs. 90% of businesses. 86% of nonprofits on Facebook reported posting on the site multiple times per week, vs. 66% of small businesses.
Nonprofits are more likely to be present on social media channels than other businesses. They report that finding relevant content is the most time consuming.
Now the question is how many nonprofits have a social media strategy?
Social Media - But is there an ultimate answer the perfect time to post? Time may or may not be on your side, but it is at your disposal and direction.
Pick a slow time with user vigilence. Some times are suggested but the most definitive answer is to look at your own followers and content.
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