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How to Stop Following Facebook Friends and Facebook Business Pages

How to Stop Following Facebook Friends and Facebook Business Pages

Ever wonder how to how to stop following people and pages on Facebook? Some people have never considered this, but many find that eventually they want to follow fewer friends and/or business pages, but they don’t want to end those relationships. Unfollowing allows you to stop receiving their posts without unfriending them, which can be awkward. Although Facebook doesn’t notify someone that you unfriended them, you could come up in the list of people they might want to friend, which…

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How Business Owners Can Use Social Media Efficiently

How Business Owners Can Use Social Media Efficiently

Many people are convinced that using social media as a business tool is a complex and time consuming process. In fact, I’ve met business owners who have decided to avoid using social media at all due to concerns about all the time it will take. They are certain that being active on social media takes WAY too much time. They see business associates, friends, and others who use it spending an enormous amount of time on social media. Yet, there…

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Monitor Visitor Posts, Comments, and Reviews on Your Facebook Business Page

Monitor Visitor Posts, Comments, and Reviews on Your Facebook Business Page

Do you already monitor visitor posts, comments, and reviews on your Facebook Business Page? This is the type of activity that increases your page’s traction and visibility. That’s why it is so important to track and showcase it. However, everyone occasionally receives a comment, post, and/or review that is less than complimentary. Or one that simply makes no sense, or is even written in another language. (The latter has happened on my page.) What do you do then?   Visitor…

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Be Sure to Control Your Facebook Business Page

Be Sure to Control Your Facebook Business Page

Do you have a Facebook business page to help market your business? If so, did you create it yourself? If not, are you one of its administrators? If someone created it for you, that person automatically became the administrator, usually called the admin. There can be more than one, so make sure they made you an admin rather than just an editor. You need to be able to monitor the activity of any others who work on the page. This…

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How Much Time Should I Spend to be Effective on Social Media?

How Much Time Should I Spend to be Effective on Social Media?

Many people wonder how to spend their time on social media when using it for business purposes. Many people in the classes I teach and those whom I tutor privately ask me this question. My answer is: Less time than you may think. When answering this question, I make a distinction between time spent for business vs. time spent for personal reasons. How much time to spend online for personal reasons will vary a lot from person to person. Some…

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Commending Others via Facebook and LinkedIn

Commending Others via Facebook and LinkedIn

During this annual season of giving,  consider commending others via Facebook and LinkedIn. Such commendations honor those people and companies that have served you well during the past year.   Here are some tips for how to do it:   Commending Others on Facebook Review people or companies on their business page just as you might post reviews on Yelp or Google. Start by searching for the person or company’s business page. You will find the Reviews option on the left side of the…

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Challenges of Having Two Facebook Accounts

Challenges of Having Two Facebook Accounts

Many people choose to have two Facebook accounts: one for their personal life and one for their business life. In addition, some will use this business-oriented account to replace having an actual business page. I understand the desire to keep personal and business lives separate on Facebook. However, there are challenges with having two Facebook accounts. And for the most part, these challenges overshadow any perceived benefits. First, it is against Facebook’s terms of service to create an account solely…

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Appreciate and Honor Others on Social Media

Appreciate and Honor Others on Social Media

There are many tools we can use to appreciate and honor others on social media. In fact, the ability to use social media in this fashion is one of the things that initially drew me into using these sites. There are numerous ways to use social sites to share your generosity of spirit. Here are some ways to use Facebook and LinkedIn to honor and appreciate others. Most of my suggestions are things you can do publicly, but some are…

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Facebook Business Page Likes – How to Increase Them

Facebook Business Page Likes – How to Increase Them

All of us with Facebook business pages would like those pages to receive more likes. Yet, it can be frustrating to get more Facebook business page likes if you don’t know how to do this. Having more people like your page, leads to more people seeing your posts. This can be good for business. Yet, many people aren’t sure how to make it happen. There are a number of strategies you can use, including requesting that people like your page…

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Get More Positive Reviews on Your Facebook Business Page

Get More Positive Reviews on Your Facebook Business Page

Positive reviews on Facebook and other social media sites are critical to your company’s success. But not everyone knows how to increase their chances of receiving them. Does your Facebook business page show the review function? Too many pages don’t even make this function available. To see if your page does, look for Reviews on the left side of the page. If it’s there, click on it, and the review section will appear in the middle of your page. To…

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