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Claim a Vanity URL for Your Social Media Profiles

yMarketingMatters

A vanity URL is a short, unique user name. Vanity URLs are easy to remember, read, share and use in marketing documents, on company websites, and business cards. Instead of having the long default Facebook URL that ends in random numbers that no one can remember, you can choose a short name, suited to your brand and business. Read more here. Yasmin.

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Creating A Friendly URL For Your Google Plus Page

SocMed Sean

While Google+ is pretty easy to setup and use, one of the things I don’t like about Google+ pages  is the fact that you can’t create a friendly URL. The URL for my Facebook page is simple to remember. The nice thing about Redirection is that I can also point someone to an external URL (one that doesn’t live on my blog). So here’s what I did.

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How To Add Custom URL to Google Plus G+

Laurel Papworth

How to get a custom URL for Google Plus. with Google’s official version of a Facebook USERNAME. Google Plus Business Pages suck as much as Facebook Pages though, as they are identical. Feel free to request a different one but it will take a while… More information on Google Plus Custom URL’s. You can view your status where it says Google+ URL.

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Facebook Page – get your own Facebook URL name

Laurel Papworth

How to swap your hideous [link] for [link] – your own Facebook address! 1. You can also add URL names for Applications, not just Pages. 3. You must have at least 100 fans, I believe, to score your own URL. UPDATE: just found out that Facebook blogged last week on this and it’s now 25 fans minimum. Facebook Removal of Fanpages. link] <— see?

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Facebook to Debut Canvas Organic Page Posts June 22

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook’s Canvas  full-screen immersive ad product will be made available for organic page posts June 22. Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes that starting June 22, once a brand creates a Canvas, selecting “Create Page Post” will immediately publish that Canvas as a post on their page, adding: That will let you publish a post with the Canvas attached, and you can decide on the thumbnail image. During the past two months, Facebook users in 186 countries have experienced Canvas ads, and the top 10 countries are: the U.S., Brazil, Mexico, Italy, the U.K.,

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool.

Facebook Debuts Several Ad Products, New Features at Cannes Lions

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook used the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity  in France this week to take the wraps off several new advertising-related products and features. The social network announced the beta-test of its new Audience Insights API; updates to its Canvas  full-screen immersive ad product; updates to its Slideshow  ad product; and the launch of the Facebook Creative Hub.

How To Spread Your Facebook Page URL And Twitter Handle - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

My Business Page is on Facebook at: [link] pervarakapadia Do join me Signature in your Forums as well Write a Blog Post for them mentioning what people will find if they join them Request your existing Network to share and spread them ?? Your Turn, add to this List! work as Freelance Social Media Network Online Professional.

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Facebook Update: New Layout for Business Pages

yMarketingMatters

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$$!

Facebook for Business – How to Build a Business Page

Harp Interactive

More than ever, Facebook is the place to be for businesses. Small businesses can practically run their business completely from Facebook. Service businesses can establish themselves as a thought leader with a solid Facebook presence. Larger brands use Facebook to establish relationships, gain customer insight, provide customer service and promote loyalty as well as sales. Facebook marketing has practically become a cultural norm. If you haven't created your Facebook business Page yet, simply Click here to get started.

Facebook for Business – How to Build a Business Page

Harp Interactive

More than ever, Facebook is the place to be for businesses. Small businesses can practically run their business completely from Facebook. Service businesses can establish themselves as a thought leader with a solid Facebook presence. Larger brands use Facebook to establish relationships, gain customer insight, provide customer service and promote loyalty as well as sales. Facebook marketing has practically become a cultural norm. If you haven't created your Facebook business Page yet, simply Click here to get started.

Using Facebook Hashtags for Your #FacebookMarketing

yMarketingMatters

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?

How To Spread Your Facebook Page URL And Twitter Handle - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

My Business Page is on Facebook at: [link] Do join me work as Freelance Social Media Network Online Professional.

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Social Fakers: What Do Numbers Mean these Days?

Spin Sucks

All hail Facebook. Shortly after this momentous media celebration, the following article appeared, “ Most of Facebook’s Billion Accounts Are Fake.” ” This article suggests, although it didn’t reveal relative percentages, only a very small percentage of Facebook accounts were indeed “real people.” Facebook Fakery. ONE BILLION USERS!

Don’t Tell Anyone These 9 Facebook Advertising Timesaving Tips

agora pulse

Do you find Facebook advertising time consuming? After spending hundreds of hours on setting up and managing Facebook ads, I noticed a handful of ways that save me a lot of time. Name Your Facebook Advertising Campaigns Well. Use Saved Audiences. A lot of advertisers run Facebook ads to the same audiences over and over again. Monitor Comments on Facebook Ads.

4 Steps to Refocus PR Measurement on Metrics that Matter: Part 1

Waxing UnLyrical

Create tracking links generated via Google Analytics’ URL builder (free, and I’ve been talking about the need for PR to do this for a looong time ) for each category of “media” you’re going to be working with. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn 4 Steps to Refocus PR Measurement on Metrics that Matter: Part 1. Really, it’s brilliant.

Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More

Pamorama

There are many tricks of the trade, such as including a shortened URL in your LinkedIn posts, using mobile-friendly images on Facebook, and applying the rule of thirds on Instagram. Optimize your Facebook posts. Provide a link: If you include a link, use a URL shortener such as Bit.ly so you can track how many people are clicking through from Facebook.

Do you have a Facebook Username for your Business or Personal Profile Page?

yMarketingMatters

UPDATE TO THIS POST SEPTEMBER 16, 2011: HOT NEWS – You can get a Facebook Page Custom URL WITHOUT 25 Likes! Continue reading… I know this may seem basic, but it surprises me how many people who own a small business and are on Facebook don’t know. Facebook Social Media Marketing Tips Facebook URL Facebook usernameJust follow the steps I outline below!

How to Improve Your Facebook Page SEO

SocialFish

Facebook’s new Graph Search is very different from Google search. With Graph Search, you can  combine keyword searches with friends who’ve shared content  on Facebook related to that search. Google has been indexing Facebook Pages for quite some time now , so Facebook Page SEO (search engine optimization) isn’t anything new. Tweak Your Page Category.

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How To Use Facebook Audience Insights For Better Targeting

agora pulse

Are you struggling with Facebook ads targeting? Discovering what your perfect customers are interested in is one of the most crucial parts of Facebook advertising. Why Facebook Audience Insights Matters. The greatest thing about Facebook advertising is the ability to reach super specific audiences. For me, Audience Insights is the most important tool on Facebook.

The Giant Robot Guide to Combining Marketing Tactics

Spin Sucks

The link to the article should include tracking code generated by Google’s URL Builder. Post on the major social networks, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+. Content Marketing adwords analytics clickthrough clickthrough rates code content conversion Email Marketing facebook FilterTweeps Google keywords LinkedIn SEO Social Media tweets Twitter URLloved it. Email Marketing.

Facebook Ad Examples That Convert

Sprout Social

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.

New Facebook Ads Manager: A Complete Guide

Jon Loomer

[NOTE: The following is a guide to the latest updates to Facebook Ads Manager. Go here for a guide to Facebook Power Editor updates. ]. When I logged into my Facebook Ads Manager today, I was pleasantly surprised that I was greeted with the new design… The new Facebook Ads Manager is rolling out to everyone, and it looks pretty slick. Top Nav. Account Settings.

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How to Build the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2011 Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You can follow Tim on Twitter or on Facebook. With Facebook’s recent changes to the layout of fan pages (aka business pages, aka brand pages), has come the opportunity for those with creativity to design a much more compelling and fully branded page. Create a Custom iFrame Tab: Free Facebook iFrame Apps. Tutorial: How to Create a Facebook iFrame Application ).

How To Change Your Facebook Page Name

Firebelly

Facebook has finally made changing your Page name a bit easier. Enter your desired new Page name, tell Facebook why you want to change your Page name and then upload the documentation Facebook requires to expedite the change. Unfortunately, Facebook cannot (will not?) change your Page URL along with your name change. Blog Chad Richards Facebook

Facebook Cover Photo Compliance Tool

Firebelly

Facebook has lifted many of the restrictions regarding cover photos. Cover photos can now include calls to action, price and purchase information, contact information and Facebook references (such as “Like”). Check out the Facebook Cover Compliance Tool. Blog Facebook Social Media

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How to Sync Facebook Events to Google Calendar

The Social Media Incubator

Facebook is a word that is recognized all over the world. Keeping track of your schedule is a constant struggle for most people and adding Facebook events into the mix is just another calendar for you to keep track of. Step 1: Login into your Facebook account, go to Home and click on “Events” on the right side. You can add your friends birthdays or upcoming events.

3 Facebook Tips For Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Firebelly

Here are three tips for restaurants or coffee shops struggling to manage their Facebook pages. 1) Promote your page. You’ve got a Facebook page, but what you really want is fans—right? Include your Facebook page URL so they know exactly where to find you. No vague “Like Us On Facebook” signs allowed, okay? Run Facebook ads that promote your page.

Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

As it approaches one billion users, Facebook has evolved from a site where friends and family share photos to an online marketing juggernaut rivaling Google. So, as Facebook continues its never-ending stream of changes, what are the current and emerging best practices for marketing on Facebook? How can Facebook be used to support an SEO strategy? running Facebook ads).

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How To Post Effectively on Facebook

Mindjumpers

Tweet Buddy Media has released a report that reveals when it is most effective for brands to update their Facebook pages thus gaining the most impact on their users. Think twice about using URL shorteners: Engagement is in general 3 times higher for posts that used a full-length URL. Keep in mind that the less people want to be at work, the more they are on Facebook.

Facebook Website Custom Audiences: A Definitive Guide for Remarketing

Jon Loomer

The power of Facebook ads is found within the targeting. I don’t care how perfect the ad copy, imagery, bidding and optimization are, it’s imperative that you target the people most likely to perform your desired action. Those who have the most success with Facebook ads have mastered remarketing. Those who have the most success with Facebook ads have mastered remarketing.

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New Facebook Pixel: Audiences, Custom Conversions and Standard Events

Jon Loomer

The ability to fully understand, appreciate and utilize the new Facebook pixel is what separates the effective marketers from the struggling ones. My goal is to help cut through the confusion to lead you to the reward. A few posts have been published on this site about the Facebook pixel recently: Facebook Website Custom Audiences: A Definitive Guide for Remarketing. Your Turn.

Combine Email and Facebook Ad Campaigns for Greater Success (Example)

Jon Loomer

Much of the confusion about Facebook advertising among novice to intermediate marketers centers around the lack of specificity in training materials available. ” Here’s an important point that you need to understand: When you run consistent messaging to the same audience via both email and Facebook ads, they make each other more effective. My Facebook Campaign.

How Facebook Messenger Bots Can Impact Your Business

Sprout Social

If Facebook Messenger isn’t high on your list of marketing assets, it may be time to reconsider that decision, and here’s why: its adoption rate. One billion people have adopted Facebook Messenger as their primary communication channel. From how to build your own bot to who’s using them successfully, here’s everything you need to know about Facebook Messenger bots. What Is a Facebook Messenger Bot? Facebook Messenger Bots are live-messaging tools used through Facebook’s Messenger platform to help answer or provide information through automation.

If Facebook Were Invented In The 90s

Firebelly

Has wondering what Facebook might have looked like if it was launched a decade earlier – 1994 instead of 2004 – kept you up at night? Here is your look at Facebook as if it were invented in the 90s: [Video URL: [link] ]. Rest easy, my friends.

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Five Facebook Advertising Features You Haven’t Tried Yet

Webbiquity SMM

Since Facebook unveiled its advertising options for businesses, the ads have grown substantially. Looking for the next big thing in Facebook advertising ? Here are five Facebook advertising features you haven’t tried yet. One of the newest ad types to hit Facebook is the carousel ad. Facebook carousel ads require: • Clear images in a 600×600 measurement.

Facebook Celebrates 1 Billion Users With Ad About Chairs

Firebelly

Facebook celebrated hitting the one billion user milestone by releasing a some-have-called-odd ad comparing itself to chairs. You can watch it below: [Video URL: [link] ]. Are chairs like Facebook? Blog Facebook Social MediaThe video has already been spoofed on YouTube. What do you think?

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