Facebook Nixes Default Landing Tab Option

[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. Some did, some didn't. There doesn't seem to be any pattern. I'm guessing Facebook are rolling out this new "Default

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Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day – Virtual Launch Party May 3

[UPDATE] – we had a marathon seven-hour Virtual Launch Party today (May 3). Here’s a wee video greeting I recorded for my Facebook wall on my iPhone: First, Chris Treadaway and I co-hosted a three-hour presentation via TinyChat where we discussed many of the chapters in our book, along with the recent changes announced at Facebook‘s f8 conference, and the implications for marketers. The replay of this part will be available shortly! (I recorded my

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How To Attract and Engage Quality Customers With Social Media

Are you satisfied with the results you’re currently getting from all your social media efforts? Would you say there is room for improvement? Though we’re clearly reaching critical mass point with social media market penetration, there’s still a morass of confusing information as to what works, and what doesn’t. There are social media policies, and which sites to use, and the right content and engagement strategies. And whether to automate, delegate, ghostwrite. or not. It

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Meet Social Media Speaker Mari Smith In Denver, Albuquerque or Ottawa!

I’m about to set off on a wee tour – which originally began as a private mastermind retreat in Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 12-17 Then, my friend, Peggy McColl, asked me to speak at her amazing Viral Explosions book launch extravaganza in Ottawa, Ontario, April 16 and 17. It’s such an amazing event, and my big sis lives near Ottawa so we get to meet up! And, my friend, Joel Comm contacted me to let

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How To Add A Custom Landing Tab To Your Facebook Fan Page

[UPDATE: In February 2011, Facebook replaced the FBML app with iFrames. For a list of great free and low-fee iFrame apps, see this BIG LIST of Apps on my Facebook fan page!] Let’s assume you have your Facebook Fan Page up and running now. (If not, see FANtastic Fan Pages for ideas and help). Some of the basics include adding a custom graphic, installing apps – particularly Static FBML, adding custom content including a landing

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NEW! Facebook Live Video Streaming App

I was recently approached by the team at Vpype to test out their brand new Facebook app that allows you to stream LIVE video directly from your Facebook profile or fan page to your friends and fans! This app is a gamechanger! Live video streaming meets Facebook. and the best part? It’s FREE! Vpype allows you to: Schedule regular shows Broadcast live anytime Broadcast as yourself or broadcast as your fan page Select specific friends

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