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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

An Open Letter To My Friends, Fans, Followers: A Mini-Break To Unplug

I wanted to give you a glimpse behind the curtains of my business. First, I have to say I feel extremely blessed to be so supported in my community. I’m deeply grateful for all the amazing connections I’ve made over the past two years through Facebook and Twitter. My business is absolutely exploding through the roof these days. I have a competent team of assistants and project managers. I’m in two powerful masterminds. I have

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Facebook Marketing at Ali Brown’s Online Success Blueprint Workshop

Ali Brown is a dynamic, successful business woman and internet marketer that I’ve admired for many, many years. You may be familiar with Ali’s former brand "The Ezine Queen." Her new brand of Ali has blossomed into an incredible venture, complete with the Ali Magazine and, launching in January, the Ali Boutique! See pic right – taken today at Ali Boutique pre-launch at her mega event. Ali’s line includes clothing, jewelry, fashion accessories, even branded

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Posted in Business Building Strategies, Events, Facebook for Business, Professional Networking, Relationship Marketing