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3 Facebook News Feed Changes: What Marketers Need To Know

3 Facebook News Feed Changes

Three more Facebook changes to get our arms around this week! Facebook is constantly fine-tuning the super-complex algorithm that determines the highly customized and personalized mix of content displayed in News Feeds. Each of the 1.44 Billion users sees a unique version of News Feed — it’s mind-boggling, right? The latest News Feed tweaks may also have an impact on business pages. In short, the three changes are: Users should start to see more posts in News Feed

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

Social Media Simplified: 8 Types and How Each Can Benefit Your Business

Social Media Simplified - 8 TYPES

If you’ve ever struggled to properly explain social media to non-users, or even the C-suite of companies, you’re bound to enjoy our featured article this week from our friends at HootSuite. The definition of social media is in a state of constant flux. Popular social relationship platform with 10 million users, HootSuite, says one of their favorite quotes is: “You don’t really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.” Ha! Check out HootSuite’s article,

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Posted in Blogging, Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing, Social Media

7 Types of Facebook Video to Help Increase Engagement

7 Ways to Use Facebook Video

2015 is the year of Facebook VIDEO! According to Socialbakers, Facebook has now surpassed YouTube as the most popular platform for businesses to share videos. Amazing. First, autoplay videos started appearing regularly in our Facebook News Feed. The on-screen automatic movement instantly catches our eye, and is a highly effective way to grab the attention of your audience. Now, videos on Facebook get the highest organic reach in the News Feed.  Note: this doesn’t mean all you should

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

10 Essential Rules For Effective Facebook Marketing

10 Essential Rules for Facebook Marketing

Facebook marketing is an essential part of your social media mix. This week’s lead article covers several excellent “rules” for effective marketing on the world’s #1 social network. PLUS, take a look at the notes I typed up from the opening keynote by Mark Zuckerberg and team at the 6th annual f8 Facebook Developer Conference! (Embedded below). I have to say, I’m super excited about Facebook’s new MESSENGER BUSINESS – (coming soon!). Merchants will be able to

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Posted in Content Marketing, Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing, Twitter

How Often Should You Post On Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram?

How Often Should You Post on Social

One of the most common social media questions I hear is, ‘How often should I post on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.?’ If you post too little, your content may never be seen. But if you post too much, people begin to tune you out or unfollow you completely.  So how much is just right? Really, the short answer is, it depends! But, I do know that it helps to at least have some semblance of

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Posted in Facebook Marketing, Facebook Tips, Social Media, Social Media Strategy

How To Create A Social Media Strategy for Lead Generation: The Social Scoop Issue 139

Create a Social Media Strategy for Lead Generation

So many businesses use the “spray and pray” approach to social media marketing — just publishing content and hoping for conversions. Or, I also see a lot of businesses that approach social marketing as a simple line item on a to-do list: “There, I’ve ‘done’ social, let’s move on to the next thing,” they say. Well, that’s certainly not a very effective approach either! Ideally, you want to have a well thought out strategy that garners

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Posted in Business Building Strategies, Facebook Marketing, Social Media, Social Media Strategy

Avoid These 15 Facebook Marketing Mistakes: The Social Scoop Issue 138

15 Facebook Marketing Mistakes

If there’s one thing we know for sure on Facebook, it’s change. Every week there’s a new feature or new app, some new trick to learn, or a new way to be more visible. Plus, many Page Admins continue to make several common mistakes that may be hindering their success. This week, we’re featuring not one, but TWO powerful articles with a combined 15 things you should avoid doing on Facebook, and what to do instead! I’m

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Posted in Facebook Fan Pages, Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing, Facebook Tips, Social Media