Why Can’t I Run Contests On Facebook?

Update: You are now able to run contests on facebook- right on the newsfeed- no software necessary I’m not sure a day goes by that I don’t see a fanpage running a contest or giveaway on their fanpage. For sure I can see why they want to, and if they don’t know why they shouldn’t, I can even see why they do. But for many, I send them a quick […]

How To Run a Social Media Promotion on Facebook

It still surprises me how many businesses I see that run social media promotions on their fanpages. I get that it is super easy to do, and that everyone else is doing it, but that doesn’t make it acceptable. You can lose your whole fan page by doing it, and it just isn’t worth it. You don’t want to have to start all over again, from 0 likes? You have […]

What Should I Post On My Fanpage?

What Should I Post On My Fanpage?

This week another great infographic came out. I love infographics, they are beautiful images that share lots of useful information, all in one place. This week’s infographic shows what kind of information you should be posting on facebook, and how often. With that in mind, I wanted to help you come up with ideas to post. What Should I Post On My Fanpage Each Day? I myself have come to […]

Social Media for Small Business 101: Other Company Fanpages

Social Media for Small Business 101: Other Company Fanpages

My goal with this blog is to help small business owners that want to learn more, but don’t have a lot of time, in the spirit of doing that I want to cut back on how long my how to posts are. Today: Other Company Fanpages Your fanpage is set up and now you want to start joining the conversation. The easiest way to do this is through the use […]

Social Media For Small Business 101- Part 4- Create Facebook Business Fanpage

Social Media For Small Business 101- Part 4- Create Facebook Business Fanpage

Why Use Facebook! Facebook is the most popular social media platform (although Youtube is for video), with somewhere close to a billion users, you can be sure that your customers (or potential customers) are active in some capacity on Facebook. There are some benefits and downfalls to using Facebook for business, but in my experience the benefits easily come out on top. Although there are huge differences between Facebook and […]

How to Spend More Time on Facebook and Get More Followers

Are you trying to get more visitors to your fanpage? Do you want more likes, but you can’t seem to get people to come like you? It happens, but there are things you can do to get results. The secret is to spend more on Facebook doing the things that bring results. What that means is spend time engaging on Facebook. You see, most business owners who have a fanpage […]

Using Facebook to Get More Website Sales

Using Facebook to Get More Website Sales

Who wouldn’t want to get more website orders? If you have a product or service, you are in business to sell, and Facebook is a tool that can help you do just that. We’ve covered in the past that it takes time to build an active community, ideally thousands of followers who like your company, brand and products. Once you have a decent size following, there are a number of […]