Category Archives: Social Networking

10 Pinterest Tips and Tools To Help Grow Your Business

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[Guest blog post by┬áLilach Bullock]: With 48.7 million users, Pinterest is one of the top online social networks. Yet many business owners are still not sure about Pinterest; they are afraid to venture into more than one or two social networks, preferring instead to stick to the social media king and queen: Facebook and Twitter….

7 Ways To Craft Your Facebook Posts For Maximum Shares

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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!…

What’s So Exciting About Google+ – An Overview

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Is Google’s hot new social network Google+ a serious “threat” to Facebook? Or Twitter? In the short or long term, I don’t think so. But, Google+ will certainly make Facebook, in particular, more agile and determined to continue improving its array of products. (In fact, the first thing Mark Zuckerberg said at the start of…

Should You Merge Your Facebook Place Page and Business Page?

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Facebook launched many great new products this year, not least of which was Facebook Places – which went live on August 18, 2010. Facebook Places is a terrific product for both local businesses and Facebook users alike, especially since the launch of Deals. When a Facebook user checks in to a location using their iPhone,…

Social Media Examiner TV Show Launches With Host, Mari Smith!

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Today is an exciting day!! The pilot episode of Social Media Examiner TV launches and I’m thrilled and honored to be the Host! Social Media Examiner was founded in October 2009 by Mike Stelzner; it’s a popular online magazine and has been named one of the top business blogs by Technorati. Mike is also founder…

Default Landing Tabs Back – Facebook Apologizes

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NEWSFLASH: After yesterday’s disappointing news that Facebook Fan Page Admins could no longer direct non-fans to a default custom landing tab unless they had a minimum of 10,000 fans… in less than 24 hours, Facebook has changed the new “rule” back again. The same Facebook staffer who made the forum post yesterday updated the forum…

Facebook Nixes Default Landing Tab Option

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[UPDATE #2: May 20, 2010: A few members of my community alerted me their Default Landing Tab had "reverted" back... or was working now. So I conducted a test: I logged out of Facebook, then pulled up about a dozen fan pages with fewer than 10,000 fans that would normally land on a Welcome tab....