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September, 2015

  • 12 September

    Facebook Pages Updated For A Better Mobile Experience

    Facebook Pages are accessed by billions of people every single month, with over a billion of those using their mobile devices. So it comes as no surprise that Facebook has launched several new features for Facebook Pages specifically targeted towards improving the user experience for mobile users. This starts with more prominent call to action buttons which, on mobile, now ...

  • 1 September

    Facebook Hits 1 Billion Online Users in 24 Hours

    Right as August 2015 came to an end – Facebook reached a rather epic milestone and one that speaks volumes about why every business owner should be using Facebook in their businesses online presence campaign. On August 24th, 2015 Facebook had one billion people online. That’s 1 in 7 people on Earth that were using Facebook that one day! That’s ...

August, 2015

  • 31 August

    Facebook Is Working On M – Their Own Personal Digital Assistant

    Personal digital assistants clearly work and people use them more and more. Apple has Siri, Microsoft has Cortana, and Google has Google Now. Well Facebook didn’t want to be left out – so they’ve announced their own digital assistant: M. M will reside within Facebook Messenger – and should offer you the same functionality that the previously-mentioned digital assistants currently do. ...

  • 25 August

    Facebook Introduces A New Donate Now Call to Action Button

    Back in December last year Facebook began rolling out Call to Action buttons for Facebook pages – something that by now I see on almost every Facebook page I visit. Unfortunately many of you business owners STILL haven’t made use of them – but that’s another story. Today I wanted to focus on the addition of a brand new Call-to-Action ...

  • 24 August

    Facebook Sends More Referral Traffic Than Google

    I swear it feels like lately more and more news is rolling out that showcases how important Facebook is when it comes to attracting social traffic. According to the Parse.ly Quarterly Authority Report Facebook sends the majority of referral traffic when it comes to the top 100 news websites – totaling 38.3% of referral traffic, while Google ended up with 35.8%. By comparison, ...

  • 14 August

    Infographic: We Like 4,166,667 Posts Per Minute On Facebook

    DOMO, a business management platform in the cloud, has compiled an infographic showcasing how much Internet activity happens every minute across sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Amazon, Netflix, Snapchat, Vine, Uber, and more. The infographic embedded below shows some staggering info that says two things. There is absolutely no excuse for a business to NOT be utilizing the social networks ...

  • 12 August

    Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter & Yahoo Join Together To Fight Child Pornography

    Earlier this week Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter & Yahoo officially joined forces with the Internet Watch Foundation to help fight child pornography online. Utilizing a hash-based platform the companies hope to prevent the ability to upload and share any child pornography online. Microsoft already utilizes this technology within PhotoDNA – a standalone tool which has long been utilized by law ...

  • 6 August

    Facebook Finally Let’s Business Owners Reply Privately To Customers

    When we come right down to it, no business will ever satisfy everyone. Eventually someone, somewhere, will have a bad day and take it out on your business. Yelp has always allowed you to handle certain responses and communications with your customers in a public or a private manner; however Facebook has always required you to reply to customers in ...

  • 3 August

    Facebook Updates Newsfeed Algorithm To Target Habitual Hiders

    Facebook is constantly tweaking and changing the newsfeed algorithm to try to perfect what exactly is shown to users and attempt to ensure that the content users are being served is something they actually want to see. This was where the hide feature originally came into play – allowing users to hide the stories and posts that they did not ...

  • 3 August

    Almost 50% Of The Internet Population Visits Facebook Once A Month

    Facebook has released their Q2 2015 statistics, and apart from a 39% growth in revenue, there are some very interesting numbers in there that webmasters and marketers should take note of. First off 1.49 billion people access Facebook at least once a month, and considering that the global online population is currently estimated at 3 billion – that means that ...

July, 2015

  • 13 July

    3 Core Basics to Social Media for Business Owners

    Unfortunately regardless how much information goes out there about social media there still seem to be a ton of business owners out there who completely avoid managing an online presence for their businesses just because they have absolutely no idea where to start. That’s where this video comes into play. Here I go over 3 core basics that any and all ...

  • 13 July

    Facebook Changes How Cost Per Click is Measured

    When it comes to running Facebook ads – you’re cost-per-click used to factor in actual engagements such as likes & shares across the Facebook network – however this doesn’t really help anyone’s ROI and personally it has bothered me since about 2012. Luckily Facebook has announced this week that they’ve changed how CPC is measured – taking comments, shares and ...

  • 2 July

    Facebook Has A Great Looking New Logo – And You Probably Never Even Noticed

    Over night Facebook has updated their logo and chances are you had absolutely no clue about it. This is actually the first time that Facebook has changed it’s logo since 2004 now. The changes are slight, but they go a long way towards making the logo look cleaner and a bit more modern. The company’s creative director, Josh Higgins, feels the ...

June, 2015

  • 24 June

    Facebook Wants Page Admins To Respond To Messages Faster

    While going through my morning routine and checking on the pages I manage I noticed a new feature below one of my Facebook pages’ cover photos listing how fast my page had answered past messages. If you’re looking at this on your mobile device you’ll see a new drop down below your pages’ cover photo telling you what you’re current response ...

  • 17 June

    Who Checked Into My Facebook Page?

    Ever since Facebook let people check-in to the Facebook page for a business marketers and page owners have asked for the ability to see a list of everyone who has checked-in to their Facebook page. Unfortunately Facebook hasn’t made any solution public yet – however there is a trick that I have been using for a little while now that ...

  • 15 June

    Facebook Newsfeed Algorithm Considers Article View Times

    In a blog post over the weekend Ansha Yu and Sami Tas – software engineers at Facebook – announced that Facebook now keeps track of how long someone spends looking at an article to help personalize users newsfeeds. See Facebook doesn’t want to assume that the only popular articles are those with plenty of comments and likes – and as ...

  • 12 June

    Request A Facebook Bluetooth Beacon For Your Business

    The assumption I made a few days back in my Facebook Beacon update video regarding the nearing launch of the Facebook Beacons has been confirmed as Facebook rolls out a dedicated page allowing page admins to see if any of their business pages are eligible for a Beacon right away, or request a Facebook Bluetooth Beacon for their business. Furthermore ...

  • 10 June

    A Closer Look At Place Tips & The Facebook Bluetooth Beacon

    Back in May I got my first look at the Facebook Bluetooth Beacon – and since then I have had several of them setup at various locations and have slowly been testing them out. While I was doing that – it seems more and more business owners and marketers out there were invited to try out the Facebook Beacon program ...

  • 6 June

    Facebook Brings Critic Reviews to Restaurant Facebook Pages

    In what seems like a direct attack towards Yelp – Facebook has partnered with various foodie publications such as Bon Appétit, Condé Nast Traveler, Eater.com and Grub Street to pull in restaurant reviews and display them within search results for restaurants. The new program will showcase professional reviews and user reviews which combine reviews from your Facebook friends and general Facebook ...

  • 6 June

    Facebook Now Supports Animated GIFs

    Animated GIFs can make or break your day. They’re a great way to help raise the mood on that rainy, crappy, day – but too many of them when you don’t want them can also make you want to rip your hair out – or what’s left of it. That being said – Facebook has now started to slowly roll ...

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