Tips for a Successful Facebook Live Experience

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Live streaming has really taken off in the last few years with platforms like Periscope or Meerkat and now Facebook.  Facebook launched this feature in February of 2016 and has really changed the game this year with videos such as the mom with the Chewbacca mask.  This video has have over 160 million views and shows how powerful Facebook Live can be when used correctly. View here for this example: https://www.facebook.com/candaceSpayne/videos/10209653193067040/   This feature  is free to … [Read more...]

Did a Google+ Enhancement Prompt this Facebook Change?

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Facebook news feed.  There are both critics and proponents of this change but no one is really sure how it is going to effect a brand.  One little change slipped through this week that we feel is really a big positive change for brands.  This Facebook change is likely the result of the recent change Google made in it's brand pages on Google+.  We are in a world of visual story telling.  Google increased the size of their cover images and have never had any restrictions on text on the image. … [Read more...]

6 Proven Ways to Grow Your Facebook Page Likes

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So you have a Facebook business page.  That's great, but creating a Facebook page is just the beginning. Sharing engaging content, being consistent and growing your fan base all important pieces of a successful strategy.  In order to grow your "likes" you need to share content consistently and make sure the content is fresh and engaging. As we work with various clients from small businesses to corporations we have several strategies we implement to increase their likes and build an engaging … [Read more...]

Facebook Page Browser Video Tutorial Plus 11 Additional Tips

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There have been an ever increasing number of Facebook Business pages popping up. Many companies have outsourced their social media while a great number are managing their own content and startegies. I recently wrote a guest post on Handshake 2.0 about the 10 Things You Should Know Facebook Business Pages.  After writing that post I thought of another tool that Facebook released nearly a year ago and most users just don't know about it.  The best way I could think of to describe this feature and … [Read more...]

6 Benefits of a Custom Facebook Profile Image

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We spend a lot of time and money getting the best company logo designed for our brands. Why don't you put that same effort into the profile image for your Facebook page?  I recently had a discussion with Anne Clelland, President of Handshake Media, about the benefits of having a custom designed profile image.  She posted it on her Handshake2.0 blog. Erika Bentley, Graphic Designer for the Social Buzz Lab, does a phenomenal job of designing the image to express your brand. The maximum space … [Read more...]

Facebook Suggest to Friends now means Recommended

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UPDATE:  As Facebook is constantly changing so are the ways to suggest your Friends to like your page.  See our updated post to learn more about how to get more fans and likes for your Facebook page. Facebook is constantly making changes, adding new features and taking others away.  The one feature that most page admins seem to miss the most is the "Suggest to Friends". Good News... it appears it has returned, at least to some admins.  It will not available for everyone, only to Page … [Read more...]

3 Tips to Ramp Up Your Facebook Numbers

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Bonnie Cramner and Jill Freeman, The Biz Chicks, dedicated their Blog Talk Radio shows in March to Facebook. They featured a different guest each week and I was honored to be their guest this week. I shared 3 effective strategies to create engaging relationships and ramp up your Facebook Business Page LIKES. You can listen to a recording of the show here. How to Increase Your Facebook Page Numbers Create an Event on your Facebook page. I run a link sharing event every Tuesday on the … [Read more...]

4 Buzz Generating Tips for Your Facebook Page

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You've created a dynamite Facebook page, you've got the 25 "likes" to get a unique username and you've posted lots of good content!  Take a look at your insights and see if your page is generating any Buzz! Last week I opened a discussion tab on the Social Buzz Lab page and invited people to post links to their pages on it.  I called it  TueZday Link Buzz! You can see the spike in the page activity from the image. Post views and post feedback had a huge increase also. Thanks goes out to … [Read more...]