Did you know that you can easily insert your pictures from Facebook into a Microsoft Office document? You can in any Microsoft Office program! Click on the Insert tab and in the Illustrations group click Online Pictures. Now when the dialog box opens click on the Facebook logo and once you have logged in you will see all the photos you have posted to Facebook and also ones you have been tagged in. Finally select your photo of choice and click insert.
There are 2 ways to invite people to like your business page. The first one is helpful if you have had business contacts friend you on your personal page but haven’t liked your business page. This article shows you step by step, with pictures, how to invite your current friends to like your page.
Another way is to invite the people that like your posts. These people may or may not be friends with you on your personal profile, but they saw your post and liked it. To do this look on the bottom of your post and click this link where it shows you the people who liked your post. This will bring up a dialog box that shows everyone who liked your post. Those who do not already like your page will have a gray invite box next to their name and once you click it an invitation will be sent to them asking them to like your page.
Try these out and see how many new likes you get!
You can receive notifications from Facebook via email or your mobile to keep you informed and active with your FB contacts. But if the settings are wrong those notifications can make you crazy!
You can have different settings for your personal profile and your business pages.
Tailor them for a perfect fit!
On Your Personal Profile
Go to the drop-down arrow at the right end of the FB tool bar.
From the drop-down menu, select Settings near the bottom.
From the left side-bar navigation, select Notifications
You have 4 sets of notifications. Go through each grouping and customize. NOTE: Be sure to turn on all notifications from WSRG under Group Activity so you’ll see all WSRG posts!! There isn’t a SAVE button. As you make your selections, they are saved.
When you are through, click the Home button on the FB tool bar to go back to your timeline.
While you’re in Settings, look at your selections under Security and Login as well as Privacy. YOU control – to a large degree – what people can see about you.
On Your Business Pages
Click Settings on the FB business pages tool bar.
Click on Notifications in the left side-bar.
Make your selections. The choices are different since this is a business page. You still have a lot of control though.
Control Facebook and your technology!!
Unfortunately, just posting to your Facebook business page is not going to get you as far in advertising these days. No matter how good your Facebook posts may be you are no longer going to get the views without some financial investment. Facebook has some tips for you to make sure you are making the most of your money and that you are reaching your target audience. Click here to read the article, and give me a call and we can talk about what works best for you and your business!
This synopsis of a new book just released is worth a read. How do we stop the bad users of the Internet without becoming Big Brother or full-time censors?
Click here for more information.
One tool to increase the number of Likes on your business page is to invite your personal friends to like the business page.
This is especially useful if business contacts have mistakenly asked you to be a Friend on your personal profile when they should have LIKEd your business page.
This invitation method makes it easy for them to Like your page.
No doubt about it. Facebook is definitely “pay to play” nowdays. Your posts just aren’t going to get the wide reach you were getting a year ago no matter how good they are. So if Facebook is reaching your target market, you need to set a budget and get those posts out to the right people.
Facebook does offer some good targeting tools. Read this article for the details and examples. Call me so we can discuss your specifics!
Don’t get distracted by all of the Taylor Swift hype! This is a good article about writing posts that get results. That’s what we are after as small business people – RESULTS! Every word counts. Every marketing effort counts.
How do you think your clients would respond to Saturday or Sunday posts?
Click here to read the article.