Category Archives: Facebook Tips

My Facebook Features Wish List

Everyday I use Facebook and everyday I find myself wanting just a few refinements to the current features. Nothing major (well, except the broken email system!), just certain things that would make my user experience more powerful, positive and productive. Here’s my wish list of Facebook features, (1) Radically improved email. C’mon Facebook – don’t…

What To Do With Constant Facebook App Invites

Many people who join Facebook for business and professional reasons often seem completely stumped by the overwhelming number of invitations to install applications. And, the more friends you have the greater the number of invites you’ll receive. From what I’ve seen, new Facebook folks respond to constant app requests in one of these three ways:…

Ten Steps to Leverage Your Blog Posts With Facebook Notes

If you’re an active blogger (and I recommend online marketers for sure have a blog), here’s a ten-step process to create valuable exposure, build rapport, nurture relationships and advance your credibility: Make sure you’re importing your primary blog using the Facebook Notes app. Check that you’re already friends with certain prominent people in your industry….

Annoying Facebook Friends? Give ‘em the FaceBOOT!

How do you feel about Facebook members on a mission to amass the max number of ‘friends’ in record time… for no apparent reason? Certain Facebook peeps have been getting right up my nose with this approach lately. I mean, if your name is John Reese, fair enough! John has a record of getting to…

How To Turn off Facebook Chat

It’s arrived: Facebook chat just blasted it’s way onto my computer screen with several nonsensical instant messages. I knew this feature was being tested in certain Networks across Facebook and I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about it. My attention is already massively divided without having to deal with messages on the fly from people…

How To Shake Hands On Facebook

Ever since I joined Facebook in July 2007, I’ve been an evangelist for including a personal message each time I make a Facebook Friend Request. No exceptions. Likewise, I’m equally passionate about receiving a personal message from incoming friends. Still, it continues to amaze me how many Facebook members miss this critical step. It’s the…

Fast Company Calls Me “The Pied Piper of Facebook”!

It was my pleasure and honor to be written up on Fast Company‘s blog today. Three cheers to Wendy Marx for her great journalistic talents. I was delighted with the write-up (and could hardly wait to share with my mum, ha! ) Wendy and I first connected via Facebook (of course!). Wendy has been called…