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How to Use Hashtags on Facebook

How to Use Hashtags on Facebook

Now that Facebook has hopped aboard the hashtag train, there's an entirely new branch of social media marketing that you need to pay attention to. Some of you are familiar with hashtags via a site like Twitter, so you already know the gist of the tags and how to effectively use them. Others, however, are relatively new to hashtags, and thus need a few tips.

Edit Facebook Posts and Comments from your iPhone!

Edit Facebook Posts and Comments from your iPhone!

Facebook has brought some much-needed functionality to the iPhone: post and comment editing! According to today's update, Facebook users can now edit their posts and comments, and tap to see their changes.

The update also gives users the option to insert a photo as part of a comment on a post from their mobile phone.

Additionally, the update includes:

How to share a Facebook post to your Facebook Page on mobile

How to share a Facebook post to your Facebook Page on mobile

As a business owner maintaining a Facebook Page, one of the challenges is in keeping the Page active and interesting every day. I have talked about how one part of that is keeping a nice ratio between posts about yourself and posts about or from other people (the 80/20 rule). But finding all these other posts, and actually sharing them, is not as easy as it sounds, particularly for busy owners on the run.

8 Tips to Promote Your Event Using Facebook

8 Tips to Promote Your Event Using Facebook

Live event marketing has diminished through the use of online advertising; with the majority of event marketing now being completed through social media channels. The main benefits to promoting an event online are that it is much more cost effective and a larger audience can be reached. Although your event promotion will be online, you'll still need to do work to successfully market your event through social media channels.

Find Celebrities and Brands using Facebook App

Find Celebrities and Brands using Facebook App

Facebook announced earlier this year that it was going to begin verifying Facebook Pages for specific celebrities, public figures and brands. Once verified, these Pages will display a blue checkmark, letting other Facebook users know that it's the official account for that person or business.

Do Images Really Make the Best Facebook Posts?

Do Images Really Make the Best Facebook Posts?

Long-time Facebook users may remember the good 'ole days, when whatever you posted could be seen by whomever was following you. No matter what you shared, if someone checked their news feed, they'd have an opportunity to notice your post.

Those days are long gone.

Facebook and YouTube Prospecting Training at PSMU

Facebook and YouTube Prospecting Training at PSMU

Practical Social Media University has an acclaimed course entitled, "The Ultimate Guide To Facebook Prospecting." The purpose of the course is to help you tap the over 1.1 billion Facebook users and sift through them to find those that would make prospective clients.

Where to Watch Facebook's Big Idea

Where to Watch Facebook's Big Idea

Last week, media and press outlets were sent postcards inviting them to an event today, June 20, in which Facebook would talk about a "big idea" that a small team has been working on. The invitation reads, "Join us for coffee and learn about a new product." The press conference is scheduled to begin at 10 AM PST from Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

How to Search Facebook Hashtags

How to Search Facebook Hashtags

With the implementation of Facebook Hashtags, Facebook users can now search for posts and information on various topics and trending keywords. For businesses, this can lead to many opportunities to participate in larger conversations, and engage users on the topics they're interested in.

Facebook Hashtags: What You Need To Know

Facebook Hashtags: What You Need To Know

You may have heard the Big News. As suggested a few months ago, Facebook finally joined Twitter, Google+, Instagram and others by supporting Hashtags. For individuals and personal Facebook users, this is pretty cool.

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