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Facebook Groups Get A New Design — With Cover Image

Facebook Groups - New Design With Cover Image

The din of excitement about Facebook Timeline for Pages might be drowning out any news about a new look for Facebook Groups! InsideFacebook.com first announced this change on February 2nd, showing this group with the new design. But, I didn’t see or hear much more about it. Until now! It seems Facebook has been testing this feature for the past couple of weeks. And now, all Groups just got the new upgrade! One of my

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Posted in Facebook for Business, Facebook Tips

5 Facebook Changes: Ticker, Photos, Timeline for Pages and More

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Every time you log on to Facebook, you may notice a subtle change… or a massive change! This post serves to address a few of the smaller changes you may not have noticed yet, and also to let you know about a couple of major changes coming in 2012! 1. Hide the Ticker! If the constantly-moving river of activity on the top right of your home page is terribly distracting to you, good news –

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

Facebook Timeline Cover Images – Is Promotional Content Allowed?

Mari Smith - Facebook Timeline Cover Image

When you switch to the new Facebook Timeline, one of the first new features you’ll see is the ability to add a large “Cover” image. You’ll also be able to see the Cover images of all other Facebook users who have switched to the new Timeline. (After December 21st, everyone on Facebook will have their profile replaced with Timeline). What is a Cover? The Cover is the large image that appears at the top of

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

7 Ways To Craft Your Facebook Posts For Maximum Shares

Social Network Flow Chart by BreakingCopy.com

Facebook recently changed the way users interact with content on fan pages: any user, including non-fans, can now post on fan page walls and like/comment/share fan page content. In other words, a Facebook user does not have to first like your fan page before they can interact with your content. This is a good thing! Since this change, the emphasis has shifted slightly from gaining more likes (fans) to increasing the number of shares on

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Posted in Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing, Facebook Tips, Relationship Marketing, Social Networking

How To Edit Your New Facebook Chat Sidebar and Settings

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You may have noticed the new Facebook Chat Sidebar when you logged in to Facebook recently. The list of friends displayed in this sidebar is supposed to be the friends you interact with most. (A few friends and I are finding that the relevancy of the friends in this display is not that accurate!) I rarely use the Facebook chat feature, so I thought perhaps the select list of friends was ones I email most

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Posted in Facebook Tips

The #1 Mistake On Your Personal Facebook Profile

Facebook Fan Page Hover Card Mari Smith

[UPDATE: December 17, 2011: Now that the Facebook Timeline has rolled out worldwide, the way you access your Employer field has changed. Under your Cover image, there are three possible ways to access your Work and Education details and all the other data that was previously under your “Info” tab. See screenshot below – 1) click anywhere in the shaded area, or 2) click the Update Info button, or 3) click About. Once on the

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

Facebook Old Groups Migration to New Groups – What You Need To Know

Facebook Old Groups To New Groups

Many businesses have been confused as to whether a Facebook Group or a Facebook Page is the best solution when it comes to marketing on the largest online social network. I’ve always recommended Pages because they’re the only feature on Facebook to get indexed on Google. (Whether someone has an account on Facebook or not, whether a user is logged on or not, they can search and find Facebook Pages on Google). Plus, the content

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Posted in Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing, Facebook Tips