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Engaging With Facebook Social Ads

Whether you’ve purchased Facebook Social Ads or have in some way interacted with these ads, you may be underestimating the power of this Facebook feature. First, as an advertiser, you can select very targeted demographics for your ad campaign, much as you can with Google Adwords. Second, as a business owner utilizing Facebook to grow your brand and network, engaging with ads is a powerful way to increase your visibility. Justin Smith wrote a great

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Facebook Account Deactivation – Can It Be Avoided?

I just got off the phone with yet another Facebook friend who had his account deactivated by Facebook with no warning. In the past ten days or so, several more people in my community contacted me asking if I knew how to get their Facebook accounts reactivated. Of all the social networks, Facebook certainly appears to have the most rigorous Terms of Use – certainly when it comes to enforcing those terms. Facebook has all

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Facebook Groups vs. Facebook Pages – Which Is Best?

Which is better: a Facebook Page or a Facebook Group? This is a question I get asked regularly. I promised my peeps I’d write a blog post about this topic, so here ya go: My short answer is you need BOTH a Group and at least one Page. Each serves different purposes. Facebook Groups USES: Special interests, causes, masterminds, study groups, beta testers, book reader groups (e.g. long before you publish your book, build up

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Attend LIVE Film Studio Event: Social Media Simplified with Top Experts! DVD Available Too

This Monday, October 27, I am honored to present at an all-day Social Media event in Ventura, California with my dear friends and colleagues, Deborah Micek (@CoachDeb), Denise Wakeman (@BlogSquad), Patsi Krakoff (@PatsiBlogSquad), Nancy Marmolejo (@NancyMarmolejo) and special guest Simon Leung (@SimonLeung). There are still a few tickets left to be in the LIVE studio audience AND get a chance to be in the hotseat to receive feedback on your blog, Twitter and Facebook presence

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Posted in Facebook for Business, Facebook Tips, Personal Branding, Social Media, Social Networking, Twitter

Facebook Fundraising: How YOU Can Help Make A Difference With The Coinjars App!

My Facebook friend, Sara Waller, is part of the brainpower behind the Facebook app, Coinjars. Coinjars provides a way to move iCoins around the internet without incurring ANY charges! iCoins are REAL money. You can use Coinjars as a super simple and secure way to collect donations or take payments on Facebook. What are Coinjars? The Coinjars application provides a mechanism for the FREE movement of funds down to as little as 1c (US) between

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Posted in Facebook Tips, Social Media, Social Networking

How To Create and Promote Your Facebook Fan Page

Facebook’s Terms of Use stipulate you can only have ONE account and it must be in your own REAL name. Not your business name, a fake name, pen name, etc. Nor can you have duplicate accounts. However, good news! Facebook does provide a place for you to represent your business, and that is Facebook Pages. Here’s the #1 reason to have your own Facebook Page (as well as your own Profile): More people can find

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10 Reasons To Use Facebook for Business

Social networking sites, especially Facebook, have significant implications for business owners, marketers, and entrepreneurs around the world. To keep your business current, you should at least be familiar with the latest social media marketing techniques and viral technologies, including Facebook and its array of powerful features. Facebook recently crossed the 100 MILLION member mark. That’s no small number for sure. Yet, millions more will join this incredible platform in the coming months and years. And

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