Quick Guide To The New Facebook Profile Layout [IMAGE]

If you logged on to Facebook and discovered your profile is all wonky – fear not, it’s the new design! Facebook first made the upgrade optional on December 5th, but now all users are being automatically upgraded. The good news is everyone on Facebook is facing the same learning curve with the new design. The not-so-good news is that you’re now stuck with the new design and there is no turning back, regardless of how

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5 Ways To Market Your Business On Facebook To Both Friends And Fans

I often poll my Facebook community to see what issues they’re facing regards their use of Facebook, particularly marketing on Facebook. Following are a couple of related questions along with several suggested solutions: Hilary asks, “I have a personal Facebook page and a ‘Fan’ page, which I prefer to call an author page. Not all of my ‘Fans’ are friends. Not all of my friends are ‘fans.’ Some are both. But there are some things

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Highlights of 2010 – A Magical And Full Year! [PICS]

As one year ends and another begins, it’s often all too easy to just jump right into what’s new and focus on the future. Whilst proper planning for the future is certainly essential, I think it’s equally important to reflect back on all that we created during the past twelve months, celebrate the wins, learn from the “mis-takes,” and consciously create a bright New Year! 2010 was a magical year for me with many, many

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Should You Merge Your Facebook Place Page and Business Page?

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, Android, BlackBerry or via touch.facebook.com, they are automatically connected to what’s called a “Place Page” for that local business on

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The Relationship Age – New Collaborative Book Out Today!

Relationship marketing has been around since the dawning of (wo)man. So long as we’ve been able to communicate with our fellow beings, we’ve been able to do commerce. With the incredible boom of online social networking sites – particularly Facebook and Twitter – what we’re seeing now is a massive paradigm shift in the way we communicate and do business around the globe. Yes, it’s important, “Who you know.” But now, with our attention-based culture

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Facebook Phonebook – How Safe Is Your Cell Number?

For some time, the “Facebook Phonebook” feature has caused quite a bit of confusion (and, in some cases, panic!). A viral message has been going around alerting friends that there is a security threat, when in fact, the Facebook Phonebook is a feature that every user on Facebook gets as part of our personal profile. However, there could well be cause for concern if you’re not aware of how your own privacy settings affect your

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