Clickbait: Information overload! How can brands cut-through all the noise?
APRIL 12, 2016
In the early days of social, Facebook optimised content based on engagement, meaning that if users clicked on a piece of content, it received a higher ranking in newsfeeds. What spreads like wildfire on Facebook might fail miserably elsewhere. You won’t believe the hidden message in this blog post! Or rather – there isn’t one, I just wanted you to click through and read this.
Social Media Informer
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
Social Media Informer is a website that collates social media blog posts to create an online where people can get all the latest news, information and opinion. Social Media Informer is now featuring content from sherrilynnestarkie.com. I’m honoured to be included. VISIT MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Featured Headline Social Media Alltop Facebook public relations RSS Twitter
Back-up Your LinkedIn Information | Almost Savvy
APRIL 12, 2009
Are you comfortable with all of that information residing on a website over which you have no control? What if you need to access contact information for one of your connections and the LinkedIn site is down temporarily? Click here and select the file type in which you’d like to save this information. Head on over to LinkedIn, save your information and mark your calendar?to
What Information Is Not
AUGUST 2, 2011
It used to proclaim at program breaks: “WXXX, where information is power.. Information of itself (in hands other than Google’s, Facebook’s, or the FBI’s) is useless. “It’s too much information at once! I lament, “and my head is soon to explode!. For example, anacondas grow up to 20 feet long. heard it. postlink%%.
Multitasking Puts Your Brain on Information Overload [Infographic]
JULY 10, 2012
According to a recent infographic by OnlineUniversities.com , your brain “wasn’t designed to handle the amount information they’re currently processing.” ” In an age where 695,000 Facebook status updates, 1,500 blog posts, and 168 million emails are sent every 60 seconds , it remains difficult to focus and keep from multitasking. tabs open on average.
Will Facebook Messenger Chat Bots Replace Humans?
MAY 30, 2016
As a natural response to Facebook’s push to get more pages to use Messenger as a platform, brands are developing chat bots to handle customer service. The chat bots companies are starting to develop are more like the first step of a customer interaction, allowing them to take care of low-level inquiries, and then provide information to a human to complete the process.
YouTube - Informal Learning in 10 minutes
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
Informal Learning in 10 minutes. Facebook. Very interesting, personally the "art" and "science" of learning (and informal learning) is probably the most interesting thing. I am a chess player and i find that the process of informal-learning is perhaps more important then the normal examatic / 1-2-3 method. You made me realize that im an Informal-Learner and that is why i have an almost autistic ability for autodidaction and such low grades! Good to find an interesting resource on an interesting topic - informal learning. informal.
Facebook Debuts 360 Photos
JUNE 9, 2016
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.
Where To Put Your Contact Information
Small Business Mavericks
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
Here are some great places to put your contact information on your website, in your e-mail newsletter, and in social media: Contact Information On Your Website. The first place you can put your contact information on your website is your header , but you don’t want to put too much information in your header. Your footer is another good place for your contact information. You can include as much or as little contact information as you want. Contact Information In Your Electronic Newsletter. Contact Information In Your Social Media Profiles.
Facebook 20-Percent Text Rule: Is It Changing?
APRIL 7, 2016
I can’t even tell you the number of times I’ve been tweeted, emailed or messaged about the supposed obliteration of the Facebook 20-percent text rule in ad images during the past week. Here’s an example of a tweet: I think Facebook have dropped the 20% Text Rule! Let’s dive in… Has Facebook killed the 20% text in images rule for ads? jonloomer ?
Interpreting Facebook Page Insights: Reach vs. Engagement
OCTOBER 25, 2013
Facebook is one of the most widely used and most popular social platforms (with an estimated 1.15 Facebook has just rolled out the new Facebook Page Insights to everyone. It is a great tool because it offers a ton of new metrics to analyze: Likes, reach, engaged users, visits and more. But with today’s over saturation of information, is Reach enough?
21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides
APRIL 8, 2014
marketers have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. On one hand, not only is it an easy-to-use, low-cost platform with more than a billion members, but 77% of B2C companies and 43% of B2B vendors have acquired customers from Facebook, and the world’s largest social network drives 20% of all internet page views. What are the best page apps for Facebook today? Hell Yes!
Facebook Lead Ads Simplify Opt-in Forms, and They Will Be AWESOME
JUNE 26, 2015
Facebook has started testing Lead Ads , and they are awesome. Let’s take a closer look… Facebook has started testing Lead Ads, and they are going to be AWESOME! With Lead Ads, contact information users give to Facebook, including email addresses, will automatically populate. Generally, the more information requested, the fewer forms are completed.
What Motivates People to Share on Facebook? (Infographics)
JUNE 21, 2016
use social media, and 84 percent of internet users worldwide between the ages of 16 and 64 use Facebook specifically. While there are some generational differences between what people share, most Facebook users seem to favor sharing funny or inspiring content. But what is the real motivation behind what people share on Facebook? More than one-half of all adults in the U.S.
49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Here are three more key takeaways from the more than four dozen social networking facts and statistics below: Facebook is the most popular social network on the planet—except with CEOs. An incredible 71% of all Internet users are on Facebook, including more than half of all online adults aged 65 and older. Yet within the 50 largest global companies, not one CEO is active on Facebook.
Facebook Timeline Coming for Businesses
FEBRUARY 14, 2012
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). You could subscribe to my Facebook page and get a little bit more of my warped sense of humor than you do in other places. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Using Facebook Hashtags for Your #FacebookMarketing
AUGUST 9, 2013
When Facebook introduced its Twitter-like hashtag (#) feature in June, marketers began to buzz about the potential boosting effects that this new Facebook trend can bring to brands and businesses. Hashtags are gaining momentum on Facebook. Since Facebook hashtags are still in their infancy, setting a trend and getting your name out now is important. workingfromhome?
Understanding Facebook EdgeRank [Infographics]
MAY 5, 2013
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. Customized and continuously updated, it is designed to make the most out of the time you spend on the social network by serving up the information that’s the most meaningful to you. All Edges (Facebook actions) are assigned a value chosen by Facebook.
12 Secret Facebook Features Every Marketer Should Use
AUGUST 29, 2015
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.
Get Ready for the Bots – on Facebook Messenger
JUNE 14, 2016
Facebook Messenger was released 5 years ago and now has over 900 million users. Originally receiving a flood of negativity towards a standalone messaging app , compared to one simple Facebook app, users seem to be warming to it. Facebook is now venturing into their next Messenger-based project: bots. Facebook Reactions – Three Months On. Clickbait: Information overload!
Facebook Ad Examples That Convert
JUNE 13, 2016
billion people visit Facebook on a monthly basis, making it the third most visited website globally—falling behind only Google and YouTube. Marketing on Facebook requires a well-executed content strategy, but you don’t have to rely on organic reach alone. When you choose an advertising objective in Ads Manager, Facebook will help you create ads that work toward that specific goal.
Non-Facebook Users to Start Seeing Audience Network-Powered Ads
MAY 27, 2016
“Over the coming months,” you won’t have to be a Facebook user to see ads powered by the social network. Facebook announced in a Facebook for Business post that it is extending the reach of its Facebook Audience Network mobile advertising network to non-Facebook users via data it gathers from third-party sites and applications that use the social network’s technology.
Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?
JANUARY 8, 2013
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?
7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies
MAY 19, 2013
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.
Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?
MAY 17, 2012
Earlier this month, there was an article in The Atlantic written about Facebook…and it’s effect on our loneliness. “We were promised a global village; instead we inhabit the drab cul-de-sacs and endless freeways of a vast suburb of information.” ” Is it the Fault of Facebook? Facebook arrived when Americans seemingly are more alone.
How to Master Facebook for Small Business
JUNE 1, 2016
That doesn’t mean that you cannot rock Facebook for small business. billion daily active users on Facebook? Using Facebook for Your Small Business. Your approach to Facebook is going to be a bit different from an agency. This is exactly what Facebook users crave. Are you maximizing the branding power of the Facebook Fan Page? FacebookCover Photo.
Optimizing Facebook Pages for Graph Search?
JANUARY 21, 2013
It’s all the buzz right now, and Facebook is slowly letting users see what the fuss is all about. Currently in limited beta release, Facebook Graph Search will allow users to search Facebook about people, places and interests.They’ll also be able to combine those searches for things like: Restaurants my friends like in Seattle. Facebook Social Media Networks Face
Facebook Is Sharing Your Home Address and Phone Number
MARCH 2, 2011
It’s time to change your Facebook settings again. Your phone number and address soon will not be private on Facebook, allowing them to share with the outside world, including those people who love to steal other’s identities. Some of you are going to say that information is already publicly available. This time? Your profile. Yes, you read that correctly.
Conversation Agent: Curating Information as Content Strategy
OCTOBER 27, 2010
» Curating Information as Content Strategy Content, which is anything that informs, educates, or entertain online, is your business digital body language. While it was helpful to have a strategy for publishing information about your business before the Web, people didn't necessarily track if what you gave them as brochures and papers was integrated with everything else.
Do Americans Trust Facebook?
The Realtime Report
APRIL 4, 2014
recent poll reveals how much trust Americans place in Facebook, as compared to Google, the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Here are the Reason-Rupe poll findings : Which of the following do you TRUST THE MOST with your personal information? Facebook 5%. Facebook 26%. Do you trust Facebook? Google 10%. Google 12%.
Beyond Facebook Insights: Useful Facebook Analytics Tools
DECEMBER 12, 2011
What are the best third-party tools for advanced Facebook analytics? It is fair to say that Facebook is getting better at providing this data itself; the latest version of Facebook Insights offers a wider range of data than ever before. In this post I’m purposely leaving out comprehensive suites like Radian6 or Lithium and focusing on solutions that are specifically (or at least mostly) geared towards Facebook analytics. I’ve also left out the feature and pricing information as this frequently changes. Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages?
When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest
MARCH 8, 2014
Determining the best times to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs is vital to content marketing success. The nature of your business and data about when your audience is active should inform and drive your timetable so that you maximize your reach and virality. When to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs — and when not to.
13 Ways to Use Facebook Events for Your Brand
MAY 16, 2016
The last few years have been tough for Facebook marketers. Despite all of this, we’re here to tell you that Facebook is far from dead. In order to get more out of Facebook, you have to go beyond publishing a handful of posts per day. Now you have to dive into other features like Facebook ads to comply with their algorithm, but what about Facebook events?
Facebook’s New Ad Products for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers
JUNE 14, 2016
Facebook Tuesday introduced three advertising products aimed at retailers with brick-and-mortar stores: store locator, store visits and the offline conversions application-programming interface. Store visits gives retailers information on the number of people who viewed local awareness ads on Facebook and then actually visited those stores. Optimize future campaigns.
Facebook Updates: Dynamic Ads and Website Custom Audience Enhancements
MAY 10, 2016
If you advertise on Facebook, there were a series of announcements made today about features that could improve the effectiveness of your ads. Let’s take a closer look… Facebook has made big updates to Dynamic Ads and Website Custom Audiences. Well, Facebook is ditching “Product” from DPAs and will now be calling them Dynamic Ads going forward.
HOW TO: Convert Your Facebook Personal Profile To A Business Page
Saying It Social
MARCH 30, 2011
If you’ve ever heard me talk about social media do’s and don’ts, particularly the don’ts, you’ll know my number one piece of advice is not to set up your business on the Facebook Personal Profile platform. Facebook Personal Profile posts are not indexed by the search engines, for obvious privacy reasons. You now have a Facebook Business Page.
Are You Sure You Want to Leave Facebook?
JULY 22, 2015
Everyone has heard of Facebook, no doubt about it. In fact, if someone says he’s not on Facebook, he might get a few weird looks such as, “Dude, what planet are you living on?”. Did you know 71 percent of online adults use Facebook? If there is one constant thing about Facebook, it would be the algorithm changes. Bottom line, they plan for you to stay on Facebook.
Eight steps to thriving on information overload
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
« Professional services network offsite: Tapping the Power of Collaboration | Main | Audio stream of radio interview on Facebook, networks, connectivity, and media » Eight steps to thriving on information overload. In a world in which the pace of developments and amount of information available in any given domain is soaring out of sight, itâ??s Share on Facebook.
Why You Should Unfriend Facebook Friends
AUGUST 26, 2012
The average Facebook user in the United States has 229 friends, initiating 3 friend requests every month and accepting 4. Now that my classmates are in a shared Facebook group, it doesn’t make sense to remain inactive friends since we can write announcements and share pictures there. The neat aspect about Facebook groups is everyone can choose to be notified of new activity.
The Rise in the Informal Economy
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
The informal economy is growing and that is why The Engaging Brand podcast is looking wider than traditional business models , such as crowdfunding and 3D printing - the future will see many of these informal economies replace or enhance the traditional business model. informal economy.and then turned it into a formal economy. Still don't think so?
Facebook Creates Organ Donor Update
MAY 3, 2012
I have to admit, Facebook is doing something I can really get behind. Facebook, the social network? And Facebook is set on lowering that number, if not eradicating it all together. But, more importantly, this could create an informal alternative to such registries that could lead to more organ donations. Community Social Media facebook organ donation organ donor
Facebook Followers: Profiles vs Pages
FEBRUARY 18, 2014
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.