Facebook Note Tagging Guidelines

Is it just me, or have you noticed a surge in the amount of friends tagging friends on Facebook Notes recently? I’m a big fan of using Facebook Notes strategically. However, I believe we need to see more best practices around Note Tagging. Several of my Facebook friends recently contacted me in private inquiring about my take on Note Tag spamming and Note Tag etiquette. This post is an attempt to address those questions. In

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New Facebook Design – Thumbs Up Or Down?

Are you enjoying the new Facebook look, feel, and features? I’m hearing mixed reviews, and am not fully sold on all the changes myself yet. There are a few nifty features and some “whaaaat happened?” changes! (If you are not yet seeing the new Facebook design – you should be able to trigger it with this link: http://new.facebook.com) Here’s an overview – tell me in the comments below if you agree/disagree. Thumbs UP  News Feed

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Facebook Email Etiquette

Are you growing weary from the inappropriate use of email on Facebook? I’m referring to the friends who email you their latest blog post, affiliate link, or MLM program and/or insist on sending bulk emails – that is, emails addressed to multiple recipients. (Facebook allows you to email lists of up to twenty friends). Though you’ve mutually agreed to be Facebook friends, these types of emails typically come from people with whom you haven’t yet

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Facebook Event Invitations – Unsubscribe Option?

Are you tired of the incessant irrelevant Event invitations on Facebook? I certainly get my fair share on a daily basis. However, when the tables are turned and I’m hosting my own Event… it sure can get tricky. Facebook’s current features don’t make it all that easy to manage larger networks of friends in terms of who to invite. I run a Facebook Event about once every 3-4 weeks. I do my utmost to keep

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How Do I Make Money On Facebook? – Is The Wrong Question

This is the question I get asked most often: How do I make money on Facebook. I can tell a lot right away about someone who asks me that question. Usually it tells me (a) they don’t have much online business experience, (b) they’re not a natural people person and (c) they don’t understand social media. Someone focused solely on searching where to find money on Facebook might be more likely to place links and

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Social Media: Modern Day Gold Rush?

I just got back from several days in historical Skagway, Alaska – gateway to the Klondike Goldfields. I’m fascinated by the visceral history hubby and I are soaking up as we journey the country in our motorhome. Travel definitely broadens the mind… and got me thinking about the amazing correlation between the crazy gold fever more than a century ago and the social media frenzy of today. [Pic: $5million in gold, taken at one of

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How To Increase Interaction With Your Facebook and Twitter Network

I received this question from a gal in my network we’ll call Sonia who’s wondering how she can increase the interaction and response from her Twitter followers: “I really appreciate your down-to-earth personality. It’s no wonder you have so many followers and have become so successful… now to emulate you “…Back to my twitter question, “How would you advise people to get to know the people they follow or that follow them? I have followers

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