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Facebook Timeline

Facebook Timeline

Oct 22, 2012

Facebook- we all know it and love it or hate it, we know that it is an integral part of society today. Even if you don’t use Facebook yourself, you know what it is. You recognize their logo, you see companies advertising their pages on Facebook, you hear your friends talking about it and there’s a good chance your children are on it.   Facebook is the...

Best Facebook Articles of 2012 and Chat With Mari Smith

Best Facebook Articles of 2012 and Chat With Mari Smith

Oct 18, 2012

Facebook Bookclub week is coming to a close on Social Media Sun, and we hope that you’ve learned as much as we did about the world’s biggest social network. If you didn’t, there are still two days left, and it just so happens that we have saved the best for last.   The Inaugural #SMSchat with Mari Smith Today at 6:30pm EST we’re...

Facebook EdgeRank Explained: How it Works, and How to Beat It

Facebook EdgeRank Explained: How it Works, and How to Beat It

Oct 17, 2012

When it comes to marketing through social media channels, you can’t argue with the fact that Facebook has over a billion users now. There are half a billion people that you have the potential of reaching through Facebook that you couldn’t possibly reach through another network. When you consider that the average user logs in more often and spends more time...

How to Run a Successful Facebook Contest

How to Run a Successful Facebook Contest

Oct 16, 2012

We all love being a winner, right? Who doesn’t want to get something for free or come in first place in a competition? Facebook contests allow you to take advantage of a large user base that has a track record of contest participation.   It seems like everyone these days is using Facebook to give something away, but running a successful contest is not as...

The Biggest Facebook Rumors Debunked

The Biggest Facebook Rumors Debunked

Oct 11, 2012

One of the consequences of a large network such as Facebook is the ongoing circulation of content by users. When a post seems relevant and urgent average users are almost guaranteed to pass it on to their network, seeing it as a charitable gesture. Posts are just as likely to contain false, inaccurate, or misinterpreted information as they are to contain the...

Make a Facebook Page

Make a Facebook Page

Jul 18, 2012

When making a Facebook page, there are a few things you should know. First, you can create a fanpage or a regular personal account. You need to have a personal account in order to make a Facebook page, but for individuals the new subscribe feature can give your personal account as much reach as a branded page. In the past, fanpages were the only option for...

Facebook Scheduling Feature

Facebook Scheduling Feature

Jun 18, 2012

Now that Facebook scheduling has been out for a little while and most of the bugs have been worked out of it, I’ve been using it more and more often. Manually posting updates to Facebook seems to generate more impressions than using third-party software, so it is likely that Facebook’s own scheduling feature will enjoy the same Edge Rank benefits. So...

Facebook IPO: Dollars and Sense

Facebook IPO: Dollars and Sense

May 16, 2012

Facebook’s IPO is scheduled to hit the market Friday. It has been a long time coming; the Palo Alto based tech social networking site has eluded Wall Street much longer than tech startups are supposed to.   Now it seems the only reason that they’re taking this step is because they’ve grown too big to keep their financial information private and no...

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