Self Promotion is a Social Turn Off

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Self Promotion makes me sick! Doesn't it you? If you will indulge me just a bit, this post is going to be a combination of ranting against something that irritates me along with thoughts and action steps on how to "not be that person." Because let's face it, no one wants to be that person! Social isn't about self promotion. We've all seen them in our social media world and in our own lives;  people that constantly talk about themselves.  I am not talking about people that Tweet what they had … [Read more...]

3 Reasons to Schedule Facebook Posts

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Are you struggling to share content on your Facebook page consistently?  Have you heard that using third party apps to schedule a post to go out at the best time to reach your market can be detrimental to your engagement success? You can now breath a sigh of relief.  Facebook has rolled out a schedule feature for page admins to queue posts. It may seem a little awkward at first but it does the job nicely. 3 Reasons to Use Facebook Scheduled Posts Strategic Planning – With the ability to … [Read more...]

The Visual Elements of Facebook Timeline [Infographic]

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Facebook's new Timeline for business pages has brought many opportunities to many page administrators. From cover images to profiles images to milestone images, but all have unique sizes that are not standard. Facebook Timeline is VISUAL Erika Bentley, Graphic Designer for The Social Buzz Lab, created this infographic to help you understand image sizes and terminology used for an attractive and engaging Facebook Page using the timeline features for business pages.   If you're … [Read more...]

4 Reasons to Feature Facebook Page Owners

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The recent upgrade to Facebook pages has provided opportunities for companies to strengthen their brand. Unfortunately most have not taken advantage of one of the coolest new features... the opportunity to identify the person behind the page. Stop Hiding Behind Your Logo Successful social media strategies include having a transparent  presence. What does being transparent mean?  Of course being authentic and honest is extremely important but also knowing “who”(page administrator) instead of … [Read more...]

Mastering the Art of Engaging to Build Relationships

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Through the power of networking and social media I have met many wonderful industry professionals, each having their own twist on Social Media . This is a previously published post by Vicki Elam, Social Media Manager at Elam Virtual Office, LLC.  She is the Project Manager of Positive Dynamic Women. Vicki walks the walk and talks the talk. She understands how to be engaging and is a true relationship builder. Social Media-The Art of Engaging This is one of my favorite topics on Facebook. … [Read more...]

The Secret to Get Facebook and Twitter to Play Together

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If you’ve been surfing the Internet or watching TV you’ve noticed the shift in marketing.  Today’s active brands are sending you to Facebook and Twitter to get their message.   But, do they work well together? Do you need to use both Facebook and Twitter? Lauren Friedman with iMedia Connection describes the crucial differences in Facebook and Twitter. “On Facebook, the goal is user interaction, while on Twitter, it's all about brand evangelism, with retweets acting as the most valuable … [Read more...]