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

Managing Google+ business pages and adding new administrators, or “managers” is simple to do. First of all the owner of the page is the person who originally created it. That person is the only one who can add the first manager to the page.   Adding managers to your Google+ page As the owner of… Read More

Everybody is asking and it’s a tough question for many. I know a lot of the marketing firms are jumping in with both feet, but for my small business customers I’msaying no, wait a bit. Why? There are so many things business page can’t do yet. For example: A page can’t follow you until you… Read More

Sure Google+ can be a powerful tool to share your message with, but this network is in it’s infancy, and even with millions of users your message can be left largely unheard unless you have created circles who care about what you have to say and will share it with their own circles and help… Read More

While everybody is all a-twitter about the Google Plus pages Twitter rolled out some changes of their own. Really it’s not that big a deal, but here’s the story (pun) The big news actually happened a few days ago. Twitter is promoting users success stories at stories.twitter.com. Users are encouraged to submit stories about how… Read More

Google launched business pages today and boy, you really are going to want to do this. Why? Because it’s going to give Facebook a SERIOUS run for it’s money. Combine the power of Google search and business pages and this could be very, very interesting. The announcement of Google pages for business came just as… Read More

Many web sites are using Facebook Connect for Authentication (AKA SSO- Single Sign On) as a way for people to be able to log in to the site,. Whether for downloads, games or to comment, this is an easy way for your users to log in without having to give you information. Seems like a… Read More

Yes, again, but this time it’s really a big visual change as well as a change to Facebook’s Timeline. I did a quick video overview of what is in the new Facebook profile and a few thoughts on how we might use it (or not). Overall it’s very attractive and once we get used to… Read More

Facebook is showing off a brand new look and as usual everybody’s in a snit about it. Honestly, it amazes me that they seem to do their re-designs in a total vacuum. Any web developer knows the first rule of web design is to listen to what the client wants, collect their feedback and do… Read More

Facebook is constantly adjusting their privacy settings and they’ve just made it much easier to control it on a post-by-post level. When you create a Facebook post you’ll have several options. The first one is to tag the people you are with, or you want to make sure see the post. Just start typing your… Read More

Linkedin seems ti be following Facebook’s lead for advertising this month by creating a default setting on your profile that allows your face and name to be used in third party photos. Way back in June they quietly launched ad a lot like the much maligned “Social Ads’ campaigns that Facebook now runs. Did you… Read More

Creating a post that is unique within ¬†your network will make you more interesting on Google Plus. Here’s a strategy for finding and posting new and interesting content to share with your Google Plus circles.… Read More