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36 Brilliant Social Media Tips for Boring Brands

Post originally appeared on Post Planner. Social media is probably the greatest tool ever known for marketing products & services. But what if you sell a product or service that basically bores people to tears? Can Facebook and other social networks still work for you? I’d argue yes. For example, look at what Blendtec has…

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How to Avoid Getting Your Facebook Page Hacked?

Post updated on September 29, 2014 to ensure it remains current. How to avoid getting your Facebook Business Page hacked? What would it mean to your business if one day a hacker took over your Facebook business page and you no longer had access to it? And what if Facebook tells you that there is…

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Running Facebook Promotions and Competitions? You Need to Read This!

Facebook promotion guidelines Facebook contests and promotions are a great way to attract new followers and engage the existing ones! But did you know that Facebook promotions and competitions that don’t adhere to Facebook’s strict promotion guidelines can get your Facebook page banned from Facebook? Facebook has strict guidelines on running Facebook promotions and competitions…

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5 Steps to Keeping Your Account Safe on Facebook

Post updated on September 29, 2014 to ensure it remains current. After assisting in recovering a few hacked accounts recently, I feel it time to share some tips on how to keep your account safe on Facebook. Not only it’s important to you, but also by keeping your account safe you are keeping your friends…

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What You Need to Know About Timelines for Facebook Business Pages

If you are wondering what those notifications about ‘Facebook getting a new design’ at the top of your Facebook business page actually mean, here’s a blog post to get you quickly up to date! Facebook revealed at its marketing conference early Thursday morning (1st March) Australian time that Timelines (similar to personal timelines that replaced…

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How to optimise your Facebook profile for business!

As most of us already know: personal profiles on Facebook are meant for people and should not be used by businesses as such. Having said that, there ARE many ways to promote your business on your personal profile that are perfectly in line with Facebook guidelines…. and good Facebook manners! In fact when using Facebook…

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Talking Business on Facebook Business Page vs Personal Profile

With lots of new businesses flowing into Facebook it’s time to reiterate the differences between Facebook business pages and personal profiles when using Facebook for business. Facebook has a many guidelines for business use and it is important to stay up to date with the latest information, because Facebook has a habit of  banning offending…

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"I've set up my Facebook business page … then what?"

It’s time for your business to get into social media. You’ve taken the plunge and hit the ‘Create a page’ link on Facebook… After selecting a name and category for your Facebook business page, the page is created. “That wasn’t that hard at all…”, you breathe a sigh of relief and start uploading your logo…

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