Category Archives: Facebook Tips

Facebook Fan Page Notifications With Hyper Alerts Free App!

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Often when businesses set up a Facebook fan page they don’t necessarily have the time to monitor the page regularly for fan activity. Notifications of fan posts and comments would be ideal for so many small businesses and/or new fan page owners. Fan page notifications have been sorely missing on Facebook. (I always figured it…

Facebook @ Tagging Etiquette – A Guide For Personal And Business Use

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Tagging your Facebook friends in photos is one of the most ingenious and popular features on the site. Tagging friends in Notes is another use of tags, though used less often than photos. In September 2009, Facebook broadened this tagging feature by allowing users to tag friends, pages, groups, events and apps in status updates…

Quick Guide To The New Facebook Profile Layout [IMAGE]

New Facebook Profile Design

If you logged on to Facebook and discovered your profile is all wonky – fear not, it’s the new design! Facebook first made the upgrade optional on December 5th, but now all users are being automatically upgraded. The good news is everyone on Facebook is facing the same learning curve with the new design. The…

5 Ways To Market Your Business On Facebook To Both Friends And Fans

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I often poll my Facebook community to see what issues they’re facing regards their use of Facebook, particularly marketing on Facebook. Following are a couple of related questions along with several suggested solutions: Hilary asks, “I have a personal Facebook page and a ‘Fan’ page, which I prefer to call an author page. Not all…

Facebook Phonebook – How Safe Is Your Cell Number?

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For some time, the “Facebook Phonebook” feature has caused quite a bit of confusion (and, in some cases, panic!). A viral message has been going around alerting friends that there is a security threat, when in fact, the Facebook Phonebook is a feature that every user on Facebook gets as part of our personal profile….

Facebook Marketing: How To Balance Personal and Professional

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Ever since I landed on “Planet Facebook” in spring of 2007, I’ve been a raving evangelist for the platform and all it can help society to accomplish both from a personal and business standpoint. As much flack as he gets, I have tremendous admiration for CEO, Mark Zucerkberg, and his vision to make a profound…

Facebook Places for Business – Social Media Examiner TV Episode 3

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It’s time for another episode of Social Media Examiner TV! This time, Mike Stelzner and I decided to focus exclusively on a major new Facebook feature: Places. It’s basically Facebook’s venture into the world of “Location Based Services,” similar to the popular platform, Foursquare, which we featured on SMEtv Episode #1. Be sure to view…