We’ve mostly gotten comfy with the changes to our personal pages when Facebook went to the timeline model, but trust me, that was nothing compared to the changes you’re going to see for business. Let’s face it, the tab system with Pages never really worked, and it was hard to keep those really important posts… Read More

Having too many fans can actually hurt your Facebook page’s ranking. I know, sounds crazy right? If you’ve head me speak on social media you’ve heard me say that social media is not about numbers but about quality. This is particularly true on Facebook. Why? Because Facebook has a ranking system called “EdgeRank”. To put… Read More

If you’re unhappy with all the hoo-ha about Facebook and privacy issues you really might want to think twice before you delete or disable your Facebook account. “WHAT? They’re sharing my data, invading my privacy and displaying my private information to the public. Worse yet, they’re selling it to marketers who will use my face… Read More

In a previous video post about Fan Page data, we looked at some of the charts and graphs Facebook offers to help you understand your fans and your fan interactions. As mentioned before, you can also download the raw data into a spreadsheet format for further manipulation and tabulation. There are three data export options… Read More

As a Fan Page Administrator you have the ability to review and download certain data elements which can help you understand not only who your fans are but how well they like or engage with the content you post to your fan page. The Insights data provided by Facebook is not as comprehensive or thorough… Read More

Customizing your Facebook Fan Page can really help strengthen your marketing and branding efforts. You’ve probably seen other Fan Pages that seem to have some extra customized tabs or added boxes for signing up for newsletters. This is usually the result of adding the Static FMBL application and inputting a bit of HTML code. FBML… Read More

Facebook profile pictures on either your personal profile or on your Fan Page are typically one of the few items a Facebook user will see first. This means it can be prime page real estate for making a first impression on the person who visits your profile or your Fan Page. If you’ve ever uploaded… Read More

If you build it, will they come? Maybe. You have your Facebook page all set up and a few people have become fans but you would surely like to continue growing your fan base. The following video tutorial will provide you with a few tips for helping you get more fans on your Facebook fan… Read More

There are cases where Facebook worked beautifully for a business. Dean Koontz built both a Facebook and MySpace profile for a character in his book “Odd Thomas” and the two sites quickly became fan sites and were fairly effective for sales of the books, complete with fan testimonials. Tweet… Read More

So you’ve decided to get your business set up on Facebook! Congratulations. Now let’s talk about promoting your fan pages so you get some fans! There has already been a post or two about building a fan page. This one is dedicated to promoting those pages. Tweet… Read More