May 2019 marks the start of a major paradigm shift for Facebook and the 80 million small business owners who depend on it to market their products and services. At the annual Facebook developers conference Mark Zuckerberg announced the shift by telling attendees Facebook will become focused on privacy [...]
What do my cats and a Jesus fish have to do with social media? Well, it makes for a compelling introduction to How to Avoid Facebook Jail, for sure!
If you're not sure whether you should be paying attention to your Facebook Page's Likes or Followers, this post is for you! Spoiler alert, it's neither...and both!
A question new-to-social-media-entrepreneurs often ask is "How do I keep my personal life separate from my business life?" They usually understand the need to provide some personal content, but often wonder just how much personal content is still professional, and how to keep global customers out of their very [...]
Facebook contests are fun. They're engaging. And they can garner a lot of attention for your growing small business. It's not even difficult to host a Facebook contest on your Business Page, since Facebook changed the rules a few years ago. The question is, "Do you know what you're [...]
Facebook recently announced changes to the platform that mean you need to be paying better attention to the back end of your website if you want people to share your content. From here on out if you don't specify the Facebook Open Graph metadata on each page of your [...]
Facebook has implemented a major change to its API that many small businesses are just discovering this week. If you came here because you can't change the photo on a link post you're trying to share on Facebook, it's not a glitch...it's permanent. Facebook announced you will no longer [...]
Did you know there is more than one way to talk to customers on Facebook? Business Pages are the most common and usually the first thing we recommend you set up for your business, but there are several other ways you can communicate with potential and existing customers on [...]
When Facebook began, businesses and charities had no choice but to set up a “profile” if they wanted to interact with others as their brand. Today, you have several choices available. However I still receive invitations to "friend" charities and to join groups for local businesses.
For all those who are just now joining the social media revolution, and for those who are taking a business into the social realm for the first time, here are a few things to check out to make the most of the opportunity you have on Facebook.