martes, 29 de junio de 2010

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Make a Facebook Page for Your Small Business


Facebook has two types of pages. The first is Facebook Pages, which allow public figures, businesses, or brands a space to share information, interact with their fans and create an interactive forum on Facebook. The other, Groups, focus less on a person, brand or business and more on a shared interest. Unlike Pages, Groups have a 5000-member limit. Pages can tie in with your account or brand, while Groups stand alone. Facebook Pages tend to work better for businesses while Groups do well for non-profits, interests and causes.

While Pages would seem to be the better option for most businesses, they’re really geared toward well-known brands. In this post, I’m going to explain how a small or one-person business can create an effective Facebook Page.

Setting Up Your Page

If you’re a one-person business, rather than creating Facebook pages for your name, consider setting up a Facebook page for the company, product or service name and add keywords to it. People may be more likely to subscrbe to your Page (become a “fan”) when they see the topic that follows the company name. For example, I’m a one-person business, so instead of creating my Page using my name, I used my official company name of “” I then expanded it to show “ writing and editing.” Using this approach shows what kind of valuable information people will get if they subscribe to my Page. Not all of us have well-known brands like Coca Cola, Twitter or IBM.

Creating a new Facebook page requires picking a category for your Page. There are three main choices: “Local,” “Brand, Product or Organization” or “Artist, Band or Public Figure.” For my Page, I decided that “Local” was out, as all except one of my clients is located outside of Texas. I could have selected “Artist, Band, or Public Figure.” Not because I think I’m a rock star, but because it has a “Writer” subcategory. However, I decided to go with “Brand, Product or Organization” as it has “Communications” and “Professional Service” subcategories, which are a good fit for me. Take a look at the categories and their subcategories to see where you best fit.

Before Opening for Business

Prior to broadcasting that your Facebook Page is open for business, add some valuable content so people will see the benefits of subscribing:

Share tips on how to do things faster or more effectively with your product or service.
Post how-to videos or screencasts.
Announce free upcoming events or webinars.
Mention if you or someone from your company will be attendin an event for a potential meet up.
Import your blog entries.

If you’re not ready for a page or want to become familiar with Facebook Pages, subscribe to some other pages and visit them regularly. See which ones work, and what makes them better than those that don’t work well. As long as you don’t come across as overly promotional, you’ll do fine.

How does your business or brand use Facebook?

viernes, 18 de junio de 2010

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jueves, 10 de junio de 2010

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miércoles, 9 de junio de 2010

martes, 8 de junio de 2010

Mom-101: Nothing in life is free. Except, it seems, a mommyblogger.

Well congratulations mommybloggers:

We are all officially known as  the Best Free Advertising Resource of the Marketing World.
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Thinking Outside the Pencilbox:

What do you do with 2500 custom engraved pencils that were imprinted with the wrong sized logo?

At Pencilbox we're always looking for ways that we can contribute to the community, and to find ways we can reuse things that would normally be on their way to a landfill.

In this case, we found a local program that wanted the 2500 misprinted pencils.

Lauren McCall and Raegan Williams of Beechwood Middle School are collecting donations of school supplies for a community service project and will donate them to one of the needier schools in Fullerton. You can learn more these two young philanthropists in the Orange County Register article at:

Your old office supplies, stationary, pens and pencils can be put to good use by donating them to students of low income families.

So next time you're cleaning out your desk or office supplies, consider donating them to an organization who could put them to good use.

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How Cloud Computing Can Transform Business

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jueves, 3 de junio de 2010

Honey, Don't Bother Mommy. I'm Writing a Mildly Annoyed Letter to the New York Times.

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miércoles, 2 de junio de 2010

New York Times Biased Against So-Called Mom Bloggers?

The New York Times “covers” the new roles of mommy bloggers You can’t do this with a blog now can you? via you tell 'em, Linda! Posted via web from Expand Social Media

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WordPress is my blogging platform of choice, and I use it as a CMS here and on several other sites too. I've taken a liking to writing WordPress plugins, small ones that help me out easily, or bigger WordPress plugins to fix larger issues. via Yoast makes plugins that make any Wordpress blog outstanding Posted via web from Expand Social Media

10 hacks for the Thesis WordPress theme

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I've observed popular bloggers for a while now. You know the ones I mean, the ones you constantly go back and read, over and over. They all have certain traits -- a special quality that makes them that little bit different. It's hard to put your finger on exactly what it is. You just LIKE THEM. ADMIRE THEM. Would consider leaving your husband for them.

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10 WordPress dashboard hacks

The dashboard is a very important part of a WordPress blog. In fact, it allows you to control your posts, your blog design, and many more things. When building a site for a client, it is especially important to be able to control WP's dashboard. In this article, let's have a look at 10 extremely useful hacks for WordPress' dashboard