Posts Tagged “Facebook”

New Facebook Updates & How They Affect You

by Adrienne Erin. 0 Comments

If you have a personal Facebook account, you know the social network is constantly rolling out new layouts, features and updates. As one of the largest and most powerful sites in social media, Facebook understands that if you're stagnant for too long something newer and more interesting will overtake you. While other earlier social media sites like MySpace have gone the way of the dinosaurs, Facebook continues to reign as the king of social media. Facebook isn't just dedicated to improving ... read more

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Do You Need to Worry About Facebook Contest Fraud?

by Adrienne Erin. 0 Comments

Facebook contests can be great ways to drive traffic to your page while also encouraging a greater amount of interaction. However, it’s always worth considering that some people may be out to try and cheat the contest somehow, leaving you liable to deal with Facebook fraud. Because of the sheer number of people who may participate in a contest, you should consider that fraud is always a possibility. However, if you approach things properly by taking steps to prevent it, there’s no reason ... read more

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How to Stand Out on the Facebook Newsfeed

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In recent years, Facebook has become the Holy Grail for businesses. Everyone is vying for proper market space on the social media platform, which recently reported reaching 1.23 billion monthly active users. However, with popularity comes a drawback for business. Lots of companies are fighting to fill valuable space in a potential client’s newsfeed, which is already full of updates from their friends and the other pages they follow. Moreover, with Facebook recently announcing that they are ... read more

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Is it Time to Disable Your Comments Section?

by Adrienne Erin. 0 Comments

Your blog’s comment section has potential to be a great source of user engagement. However, it also has the potential to be ridden with spam, slowing down your site and cluttering it with superfluous nonsense. This can have several repercussions, from decreased impressions to a weakened SEO presence. Since comments sections have both positives and negatives, evaluating whether it’s time to disable your comments section should be based on several factors. Spam Filters Cease to Work If ... read more

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Research, Follow and Measure: Making the Most of Social Media for Your Business

by Adrienne Erin. 0 Comments

It's fairly common knowledge that many people spend the majority of their online time on social media sites. Because of this, it makes sense that your business should take advantage of the opportunities that social media presents. Maybe you’ve taken the initiative to create a Facebook page or Twitter account, maybe Instagram is a regular part of your daily routine. Now ask yourself — are you making the most of your business’s social media presence? Follow the tips below to maximize ... read more

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April Fools Day Favorites 2014

by Hannah Rudow. 0 Comments

April Fools is always a glorious yet slightly scary time on the Internet. Online it is much easier to get pranked then in person. I have been trying hard NOT to click on suspiciously silly things but I was still Rick Roll’d twice this year. Some people hate that prank, but rickrolling, tricking someone into clicking Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” is a classic internet prank, one which I greatly respect. Google’s April Fools Day joke is an addition to the Google Maps App which ... read more

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How to Use Facebook Like a Big Brand (Even if You’re a Small Business)

by Adrienne Erin. 0 Comments

Some mumblings made by economists—including Janet Yellen, the new chairman of the Federal Reserve—indicate that the economy is improving. But tell that to most small business owners and they’ll laugh at you. They’ve certainly not seen that improvement in the purses of their companies. These days, small business owners—to some extent, like their larger counterparts—need to accomplish more with fewer resources. They need to reach out to their customers in such a way that shows they ... read more

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How to Use Facebook to Promote Your Email List

by Adrienne Erin. 0 Comments

Although there are a lot of ways to build an e-mail list and help it succeed, sometimes people try to be too reliant on practices that are brand new, rather than based on what’s already worked in the past. For example, if you’re trying to tap into a market of people who are already interested in what you’re doing, look no further than Facebook. Keep reading and learn about a few Facebook-specific techniques that could help you build an e-mail list that’s practical and worthwhile. Gain ... read more

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First Kiss: Just Another Ad Campaign

by Hannah Rudow. 0 Comments

In my last blog post I wrote about Ellen that selfie with all those other celebs at the Oscars and how it was a publicity stunt for Samsung and this post is, sadly, about another viral publicity stunt. For me it takes all the joy out of something to realize that it was a sham, just some deeply-embedded commercial. It has made me wary of new memes, especially viral videos, which will be related to today’s topic. I was browsing Facebook when I saw a video entitled “First Kiss” that promised ... read more

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How to Get the Facebook Traffic You Deserve

by Adrienne Erin. 0 Comments

There’s your business’s website, and then there’s Facebook. They seem like two totally separate entities, but wouldn't it be nice if you could connect the dots to get all those people logging onto Facebook to check out your company website? Well, guess what… now you can. With the simple, strategic tips listed below, you can get Facebook traffic moving toward your site in no time! 1. Keep the Content Coming You know that saying “content is king”? Well in the marketing world, content ... read more

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