Now that Hashtags are in use across so many social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, YouTube and Vine to name a few), they can be used to promote, monitor and engage with the conversations around your events across multiple social media platforms. Below are tips for using Hashtags at events, using the […]
Are you struggling to balance your business and health? Do you wish you could find more time for exercise without impacting your productivity? Well I may have found the answer for you! Now let me start by saying that this post is way off track from the awesome social media tips for small business that I […]
There has been a lot of discussion of late regarding the recent changes to Facebook Edgerank. People are complaining that they are not seeing all the content that they want to. Many people are frustrated by the perception that they have handed over the control of what content they see to Facebook. Well, that is not entirely the truth. Here are some handy tips to take back control of your Facebook newsfeed and start seeing more of what you want to see, rather than what Facebook “thinks” you want to see.
Many businesses have had multiple Places set up on Facebook by people keen to check-in to their business that have created a new place instead of checking into the official Page for the business or perhaps an old Page established by a past employee that you no longer have access to. This can be frustrating for businesses, but the good news is that this can be fixed!
Sometimes things don’t work on one Facebook Business Pages, despite the same thing working on others. This is unfortunately a very common occurrence with Facebook. I am often asked “how do I contact Facebook to report an issue with my Facebook Page” or something to that effect. Most expect the answer to be “you can’t”, but that is not true. This is one of Facebook’s best kept secrets, but the good news for you is that I am not that great at keeping secrets.
Anyone can set up a Facebook Place and as a result you may find that there are duplicate Places set up for your businesses. This can be frustrating, particularly if visitors to your business are checking into a Place that is not your official Facebook Place or Business Page. However, all is not lost. There is a relatively simple process to fix this.
Many businesses are failing to capitalise on the important role that Facebook Groups can play in growing their business. This blog post provides an overview of how to use Facebook Groups for Business successfully.
Often businesses jump on the social media bandwagon because everyone else is on it and they feel pressured to join in. This is usually combined with a lack of understanding of what they are trying to achieve, what they need to do and how to use social media successfully. This following eight strategies assist businesses to use social media successfully: