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Facebook Update: New Layout for Business Pages

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Facebook is making changes (yes, yet again) to Business Pages, with a new design! It’s a more streamlined layout, consistent with your current Facebook Personal Profile and will look the same on desktop and mobile devices, which is important. Let’s hope these (yet again) changes will have a positive impact on our Facebook Pages, our marketing and our busine$$!

Increase Blog Traffic with These 12 Ideas

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Yesterday, my friend  Sheryl Brown-Madjlessi  posted on my Facebook wall, “Facebook is a jerk and never lets me see your posts in my newsfeed.” ” But, actually, it’s not Facebook. Increase Blog Traffic. Following is a list of 12 things to increase blog traffic and beat the summer doldrums. by emmahardy This is a smart blog. mean it.

4 Ways Facebook Instant Articles Will Change Blogging Forever

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Facebook Instant Articles is Facebook’s latest way for you to engage your audience with material you post on your blog. According to Facebook, the over 1,000 publishers who are using Facebook Instant articles are seeing 20% more clicks and 30% more shares. What exactly are Facebook Instant Articles? Blogging as an interactive experience.

Facebook Video and Facebook Live: The Future for Marketers

SocialTimes Facebook

Believe it or not, Facebook is the answer for marketers. Creating an effective Facebook strategy needs to be an essential focus, and with influencer marketing  now becoming a staple, huge opportunities exist for brands that invest at the intersection of these two complementary approaches. So what is Facebook video anyway? And what about Facebook Live?

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Now Hear This: Facebook Debuts Live Audio

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A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but words are still worth something to Facebook. Product specialist Shirley Ip and software engineer Bhavana Radhakrishnan  announced the new feature in a Facebook Media blog post , also pitching it as a way for publishers to go live in areas without strong network connectivity, as live audio obviously consumes far less bandwidth than live video.

Blogging Most Certainly Is Not Dead

Spin Sucks

People still want to say blogging is dead, but au contraire! The post Blogging Most Certainly Is Not Dead appeared first on Spin Sucks. Communication Content brian clark chris brogan comments Copyblogger facebook instant articles linkedin pulse medium michael hyatt Social Media ExaminerIt's the same song, different tune. The truth is far from that. Gini Dietrich explains.

Unlock Facebook’s Secret Blueprint for Successful Facebook Pages

Peg Fitzpatrick

Facebook Page management is one of the most challenging social media tasks due to the complexity of the Facebook algorithm and the amount of competition in the News Feed. In this post, I’m going to examine successful Facebook Pages and see what makes them work so well as well as show you Facebook’s own blueprint. Now for Facebook’s Secret Blueprint !

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Social Media Updates: Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter. Be Ready!

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Just in case you missed it…Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter recently announced important new updates  that are taking effect right now. . Here’s EVERYTHING you need to know to make sure your profiles are updated CORRECTLY and continue to drive business with no hiatus: Facebook Update: New Layout for Business Pages. Sign up  HERE  to get my blogs directly to your inbox!

Understanding Facebook EdgeRank [Infographics]

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The News Feed — in the center column of your home page — is a list of stories from the people and pages you follow on Facebook. According to comScore, 40% of time on Facebook is spent on the News Feed. Knowing how Facebook decides what shows up (and what doesn’t) in news feeds is key for digital marketers. Facebook Social Media Social Media Marketing

Will Facebook Collections Kill Pinterest?

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Facebook Collections. Facebook is launching what they call “ Collections ,” which allows you to add “want” and “collect” buttons to your images, automatically creating a wish list where you or your friends and family can buy. Facebook Pinterest Social Media beth hayden collections facebook facebook collections pinterest social media today

Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

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The 360-degree photos  promised by Facebook’s Oculus VR virtual reality subsidiary last month  have officially arrived. Huang also directed users looking for further information to the Facebook 360 site , the Facebook 360 Community group  and the Help Center. Just take a panorama or use a 360 camera app, then post it to Facebook and we’ll take care of the rest.

Facebook Timeline Coming for Businesses

Spin Sucks

Nothing I write today is going to outdo Shonali Burke’s Valentine’s Day blog post. Rumor has it Facebook is rolling out its timeline feature to business pages this month. According to BusinessInsider , the launch will happen on February 29, at the very exclusive Facebook Marketing Conference (oh la la). Happy Valentine’s Day! have a secret. have good news!

5 Reasons Your Facebook Contest Failed

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Not every Facebook contest is a success. Blog Facebook facebook contests Here are five common reasons why they fail. #1: You didn’t promote it If you build it, they will not come. You’ve got to promote your contest. Send emails, put a prominent link on your website, run targeted social ads to raise awareness and drive traffic to your.

How to Schedule a Facebook Post

Harp Interactive

Recently, Facebook added the ability to pre or post schedule posts.and it's free! Blog Facebook How To Social Media Marketing facebook changes How to schedule a post on Facebook scheduling a post on FacebookHere's how.

120 Marketing Tactics for Blogs

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Part of a good content marketing strategy, blogging helps you position yourself as an expert in your area. . Successful blogs play a pivotal role in delivering your brand message, and help drive sales without using traditional hard-sell tactics. steps for creating a successful blog. The key to successful blogging is creating content that your target audience wants to read.

12 Secret Facebook Features Every Marketer Should Use

Pamorama

Mastering hidden Facebook features will help you get ahead of your competition. Managing an active and successful Facebook page with a thriving community can be a daunting experience.  As your fanbase grows, so does their insatiable appetite for content. To save something you see on Facebook: From your newsfeed:  Click   and select Save. Go to Facebook ads manager.

The Evolution of Facebook Remarketing

Jon Loomer

I thought about naming this post something like, “Why Facebook Advertisers Don’t Need a Website Anymore,” but that takes what I’m about to say too far. But suddenly, those without an active website are more likely to find success with Facebook remarketing than ever before. What are your thoughts on the evolution of Facebook remarketing? Blasphemous.

Facebook Unveils Resources for Business Influencers

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Facebook Monday released a bundle of resources for business influencers , highlighted by its Business Influencer Guide. The Facebook for Business Influencers page includes information on using Facebook as a leadership platform, Facebook Live , Facebook Mentions , notes , 360-degree videos  and other related content.

20 Social Media Marketing Blogs You Should Read in 2013

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Looking for the best social media marketing blogs? Social media is now mandatory for businesses. I’m always trying to keep pace with the evolving social media marketing landscape, and reading many of the fantastic blogs out there helps me stay on top of best practices. You’ve come to the right place! Here are some that [.].

7 Ways to Raise Facebook Engagement [Infographic]

Pamorama

Facebook organic reach for business pages is plummeting. As I noted in a recent post , brands that use Facebook for marketing have seen a sharp drop in organic reach. This is no longer the case – Facebook has moved the goal posts once again and is contributing to this phenomenon. Facebook is not your friend. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer. Social Media

Time to Rethink Your Blog Strategy? Writing Epic, Incredible Blog Posts

Pam Moore

recently saw a video and blog post from a leader in the social marketing space offering tips to generate new ideas for content blog writing. They went so far as instructing them how to leverage RSS feeds, do social listening and more to get ideas for new blog content. Your goal is not to build a blog, website or business that is status quo, right? being relevant? iTunes.

Consumptions: The Hidden Facebook Engagement Metric

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Gil C / Shutterstock.com Interactions — likes, comments, shares — are only half of the engagement story on Facebook. There is a less obvious — but equally important — engagement metric you can’t see by looking at your Facebook page or status updates alone. Blog Facebook You have to check Insights. What am I talking about? Consumptions.

Facebook Live Sets Records on New Year’s Eve

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Facebook announced that use of its Facebook Live  livestreaming feature reached record levels on New Year’s Eve. The social network wrote in a Facebook Media blog post : Since rolling out Facebook Live , we’ve seen people and publishers around the world seize the opportunity to share their experiences as they happen, especially during key cultural moments.

Facebook, Instagram and Users’ ‘Behavior and Emotions’ (Study)

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What are the similarities and differences between how users of Facebook and Instagram feel about both social networks? Facebook IQ  released a new study  in which more than 5,500 users of Facebook and Instagram in six countries—Australia, Brazil, France, Japan, U.K. times more likely to interact with celebrity content on Instagram than on Facebook. and U.S.—were

Is Blogging Dead or Are Companies Not Trying Hard Enough?

Spin Sucks

For instance: There were  107 trillion emails sent last year, Facebook is at more than 900 million users , Pinterest is closing in on 15 million users , and there are three billion videos streamed  on YouTube every day. I do this to show how many people are using the web, to preempt the “My customer doesn’t use the Internet” conversation (yes, I still hear that). magazine.

Facebook Live Updates for Facebook Mentions

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Live  started out as a feature of the Facebook Mentions  application for celebrities, public figures and journalists, and the social network rolled out a host of updates for Facebook Live on Mentions. Live video on Facebook is social and interactive–fans can react to broadcasts, comment and ask questions.

13 Great Guides to Growing Your Blog Audience

Webbiquity SMM

You’ve put extensive effort into your business blog design, content strategy, research, and execution. Why isn’t your blog attracting a higher level of traffic? Find guidance on those topics and more here in a baker’s dozen of the best guides to growing your blog audience from the past year or so. Got a well-written business blog, but a shortage of readers?

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Facebook Graph Search Optimization: 5 Must-Reads

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What should you do to optimize your Facebook page for Graph Search ? What Facebook Graph Search Means for Your Business. By Kelly Jo Horton Graph search is Facebook’s social solution for connected search. It is a search algorithm that delivers results based on connecting the dots in the mountains of data Facebook has collected from its billion users.

The End Of Blogging?

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Yesterday, I posted the following on Facebook's new Notes platform (btw, feel free to follow me on Facebook. The other week, I celebrated 12 years of blogging (not a typo). have posted anywhere from four to seven items a week, over on my Six Pixels of Separation blog , every week. To know me, is to know that I am still deeply passionate about my blog, writing and the digital publishing experience. I was there when it first started (remember Blogger ), embraced the power of RSS feeds (remember those?), Suddenly, you didn't have to have a blog to be a blogger.

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Facebook Rewards Longer Content: Here’s What We Found

Spin Sucks

About a month ago, Corina Manea wrote here about the hubbub surrounding marketers leaving Facebook. Her post, titled  Are You Sure You Want to Leave Facebook? , was in response to a conversation we’d been having on Slack  about how to achieve better reach and engagement organically. Both articles talk about how Facebook now rewards you when people stay on your page longer.

Facebook Followers: Profiles vs Pages

Ari Herzog

With over 39,000 fans today, Jon Loomer struggled to create a Facebook page. Facebook explains following : “When you follow someone, you see their posts in your news feed. He blogged about the struggle of sharing the same information, and in some cases too much information, to everyone. It depends on the goal for the brand and why they are on Facebook.

A Facebook Test: The Wheel and Spoke Model Still Works Best

Spin Sucks

This year, Facebook has done quite a bit to reward publishers for keeping fans on their pages versus sending them offsite to a news site or blog. They first said they wanted people to hang out longer so, if you could get them to stay on your Facebook page, you would be rewarded with more organic reach. Facebook Reach is Up; Engagement is Down. By Gini Dietrich. Sort of.

7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies

Pamorama

Learn some inventive ways to integrate Facebook into your social media marketing strategy. Every day, businesses are inspired to bring creative marketing ideas to life on Facebook in ways that have a real impact on their bottom line. Many have discovered how to leverage their Facebook communities to strengthen brand loyalty and communicate directly with customers. HubSpot.

Facebook Changes, Part 2

Ari Herzog

Three weeks ago today I wrote about my Facebook divorce. If you want me to see what’s new with you, either send me a friend request (and I need to know you fairly well to accept that invitation) or enable Facebook following. Follow my blog for my digital media explorations and tweet with me for shorter bursts. Media Facebook It’s been successful. Questions?

Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?

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Whether you want to go for coffee, meet a friend or keep yourself posted on your friends’ birthdays, Facebook is where today’s generation updates each other by sharing the minutest details of their lives on the platform. Today, though, Facebook isn’t so much about friends, family or clients who are trying to connect with today’s generation. bridge too far?

How to Create Facebook Visuals that Convert

Peg Fitzpatrick

Does creating Facebook visuals seem overwhelming for you? Are you unsure of what types of images work on Facebook? Adding an emotional layer to your social media content is what engages your Facebook Page community. Hallmarks of awesome Facebook visuals. Facebook visuals that convert. Boost your important Facebook posts. Why create a visual brand? Funny.

When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest

Pamorama

Determining the best times to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs is vital to content marketing success. HootSuite’s functionality enables you to automatically schedule your Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn updates based on your followers’ engagement patterns. Facebook. Blogs.  Social media is always on. Social media timing tools.

The Spin Sucks Blogging Process

Spin Sucks

Last week, Mitch Joel wrote a blog post called, “ Watching Me Blog.” ” It was in response to Chris Brogan’s piece, “ Watching Mitch Joel Blog ,” which he wrote while we were all in Norway and, literally, watching Mitch blog. And, let’s be real, it’s a pretty easy blog post for me to write. Blogging Philosophy.

Facebook and Ferraris: An Interview With Emeric Ernoult, Agora Pulse

Firebelly

He’s the founder of Agora Pulse, a platform that manages Facebook pages by measuring apps, statistics, moderation, and qualifications. Words that I’d use to describe Emeric: serial entrepreneur, Facebook marketing fanatic, Ferrari driver, and French (very). Blog Facebook; Emeric Ernoult; Organic Social; Agora Pulse

Facebook Announces Several Metrics Updates, Corrected Bugs

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Facebook Wednesday announced  several metrics -related updates: corrections of several bugs that resulted in inaccurate data, increased third-party verification, more measurement solutions and an internal review process. This blog will be similar to our News Feed FYI blog.). Within Canvas, they can also link to offsite content on Facebook’s in-app browser. percent.