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10 Facebook Updates + Live Facebook Marketing Workshop, San Diego

10 Facebook Updates and Facebook Workshop

It’s been a big year with many Facebook updates already, for users and especially for businesses. Are you managing to keep up with the fast moving changes? Here’s a look at just some recent Facebook updates that you should know about: Facebook Reactions Facebook launches Reactions globally – a new way for users to express empathy (like, love, haha, wow, sad, angry) in the form of emoticons. Businesses will have access to new insights at some

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Posted in Events, Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing, Facebook Tips

Top Five Facebook Marketing Mistakes – And How To Fix Them!

top five facebook mistakes

If you’ve been feeling overwhelmed by the constant changes on Facebook and frustrated with a lack of solid results, you’re not alone. Many small to medium size business owners – even Fortune 500 companies – find it challenging to properly reach their fans and struggle to measure real monetary results from their Facebook marketing efforts… You’re more than likely making many, many mistakes on Facebook every single day that are costing you money… simply because

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Posted in Events, Facebook Advertising, Facebook Fan Pages, Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing, Facebook Tips

Facebook Is More Small Business-Friendly Than You Thought

Boost Your Business Facebook Events featuring Mari Smith

Facebook’s latest efforts to support the education and empowerment of small- and medium- size businesses is a series of LIVE events around the U.S. called the 2015 Boost Your Business Program, just announced this week. There are over 40 million active small business Pages on Facebook and the company is more committed than ever to helping these small businesses to grow and succeed. In this week’s featured article, WebProNews takes a deep dive into the Boost

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Posted in Events, Facebook Advertising, Facebook Fan Pages, Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing

Facebook Announces Live Events for Small Businesses, Featuring Mari Smith

Facebook Boost Your Business LIVE Events

Super exciting news! Facebook just announced a series of educational events called Boost Your Business, comprised of both half-day and 2-hour pop-up events, across the United States. With more than 40 million active small business Pages on Facebook, these events are designed to help business owners achieve greater success and growth. I am greatly honored to be hired by Facebook to co-facilitate the four half-day events, contributing my own Facebook marketing expertise and business development knowledge at each event. The

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Posted in Events, Facebook Advertising, Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing, Facebook Support, Social Media

Relationship Marketing and Social Media Projects — Mega Update

The New Relationship Marketing - by Mari Smith

This post serves as an update of all I’ve been working on over the past couple of months — I ended up taking an unintentional hiatus from publishing my own blog posts since August. Phew! Not for lack of activity, that’s for sure. 😉 I’ve been keeping all my social channels engaged and current, including activating the Subscribe feature on my Facebook personal profile (now at over 22,000 subscribers – by far the fastest growing

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Posted in Events, Relationship Marketing, Social Media

How To Attract and Engage Quality Customers With Social Media

Are you satisfied with the results you’re currently getting from all your social media efforts? Would you say there is room for improvement? 😉 Though we’re clearly reaching critical mass point with social media market penetration, there’s still a morass of confusing information as to what works, and what doesn’t. There are social media policies, and which sites to use, and the right content and engagement strategies. And whether to automate, delegate, ghostwrite. or not.

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Posted in Business Building Strategies, Events, Facebook Fan Pages, Facebook for Business, Facebook Tips, Professional Networking, Relationship Management, Relationship Marketing, Reputation Management, Social Media, Social Media Training, Twitter