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Top 10 Facebook Blogs

WireWalkersVA is very pleased to provide you with this list of Top 10 Facebook Blogs.  We made this list very quick and clean – without a lot of extensive commentary – so that you could explore and decide for yourself which blogs you like the best.

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  1. Facebook Blog – The official blog of Facebook. There’s no better way to learn more about Facebook than its official blog. It contains current updates and upgrades on Facebook.
  2. All Facebook – “The blog covers Facebook and everyone who uses it, both individuals and companies.” The blog also “provides advice, news and analysis” regarding Facebook updates and issues.
  3. Inside Facebook– This is “the leading source of news and analysis on Facebook’s global growth, corporate developments, and product innovations. Inside Facebook provides daily news and analysis for developers, marketers, and investors.”
  4. Facebook Developer’s blog – This blog shares platform updates on Facebook and developer recommendations to Facebook users.
  5. Nanigans – It “offers a fully automated Facebook advertising solution” which “automates the labor-intensive process of managing large-scale Facebook ad campaigns, measuring beyond the click to meet goals across the full marketing funnel: from driving Likes and App installs to word-of-mouth referrals and repeat purchases.”
  6. Facebooking101– The blog features “the latest in Facebook news, blog postings, official updates, profile hacks & tweaks and more; the site aims to be a valuable resource for Facebookers worldwide.”
  7. Facebook Social Media Guide – This blog offers current and emerging Facebook “trends, social media tools & platforms and social media marketing for business”. It also “provides helpful advice and tips” on Facebook to grow your business.
  8. Avenue Social Blog – The blog provides information on social media marketing and design regarding Facebook. It offers tips and news on Facebook as well as the social media marketing industry.
  9. Nonprofit Facebook Guy – This blog offers tips for nonprofit organizations in managing and navigating around Facebook.
  10. Social Blogging Tracker – A blog that offers a “comprehensive social media guide to optimize network & branding experience”.

 

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Facebook Insights: Marketing Stats and Demographics

One of the biggest things that any business wants to know about their Facebook fan page is just how well (or how poorly) it is performing. Sure you can count the likes yourself, or if you really have time on your hands check out the profiles of your new fans one by one to “get a feel” for just who it is that you are managing to connect with. But really, who actually has time for that?

Facebook Insights: Marketing Stats and Demographics eBookThat is why it is such a good thing that Facebook Insights exists. This feature can tell you all sorts of things, at a glance, about your page’s performance. And as useful as Facebook Insights have always been, not so long ago they got an upgrade that makes them even more useful than ever before.

In this e book we will be walking you through all the new features available in Facebook Insights and the valuable fan information that you can put to great use.

What’s New in Facebook Insights?

The changes that were implemented in the fall of 2011 brought a number of new features to Facebook Insights. These included:

► People are Talking about This: This is an important number as it represents the number of people who engage with your Facebook page in any way. This figure includes users who have liked your page, commented on or shared a post, tagged your page in a photo or an update, responded to an event invitation you sent and/or answered a question that you posed through the Facebook questions feature.

► Friends of Fans: This new demographic lets you see just how many friends your current fans have, so you have an idea of what their social “value” to you is.

► Reach: The number of people who viewed a piece of content on your page

► Virality : The number of people who saw a piece of content on your page and “talked about it”, by liking, sharing, commenting etc.

Getting Started in the New Facebook Insights

Facebook Insights are available for page admins to see. They can be accessed by way of the side toolbar right underneath your Facebook fan page’s profile picture. When you click on the “Insights” radio tab you will be taken right to the overview of your stats for your page. It should look a lot like this:

 Image: Facebook Insights

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Facebook on Steroids: Million Dollar Apps for Free!

So you have a Facebook page for your business and you have some fans – not as many as you would like perhaps – but you wish you could do more with it, make it a little, well, fancier. You look at all the big businesses Facebook fan pages and they have all these neat features while your page is pretty much still using all the Facebook default settings.

Facebook on Steroids: Million Dollar Apps for Free eBookTrouble is, paying for a host of flashy applications and services is just not in your budget right now. The fact is though that you do not need to part with a penny to get some of those very same features for your Facebook fan page as the big boys have, as many of the applications they use are free.

In this ebook we are going to tell you all about some of these great free Facebook apps for business and how you can use them to make your Facebook fan page look like a million dollar project too.

Great Free Facebook Apps for Busi­ness: Hike Tab Builder

A Facebook Fan tab can certainly be very impressive looking while encouraging people to go ahead and hit that Like button so that they can get to that great hidden content below.

There are a lot of people out there who will be quite happy to charge you to design one for you but Hike is a free tab builder that you can use to create some great reveal tabs and other custom content. You can use images, custom HTML or text to create your tab and you can really get creative as well as change it as often as you like. You can even build a video page for free. And the best part is you do not need to know a thing about coding to use this app, a real plus for those of you who just do not have the time to learn anything else right now! If you do eventually find you want to add even more features you can upgrade to pro at very reasonable prices.

Great Free Facebook Apps for Business: Survey Monkey

Polls and surveys are a fantastic way to connect with Facebook fans and Survey Monkey is a company that helps companies produce some great ones. The Survey Monkey app for Facebook is free and you can add it to as many Facebook fan pages as you like, great for admins who are trying to juggle multiple pages.

To get the app you simply have to “like” the Survey Monkey Facebook page and then follow the onscreen instructions once you have added the app to your page. From there you just need to create a free Survey Monkey basic account and you can create your own polls and surveys that look really professional and manage all the responses right from your Facebook page.

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Facebook Content: 30+ Damn Great Ideas!

Businesses large and small hear it all the time now – you have to get a good Facebook fan page going. And that is certainly true. Although some business owners still dismiss Facebook as a lightweight platform filled with silly social games and chit chat the figures are getting harder for any business owner to ignore. Consider this:

eBook: Facebook Content: 30+ Damn Great Ideas!

  1. 1 in every 13 people on Earth have a Facebook page.
  2. In just 20 minutes 1,000,000 links are shared on Facebook, 1,323,000 photographs are tagged, 1,851,000 status updates are posted and 1,587,000 comments are left.
  3. 48% of the 18-34 age group check Facebook when they first wake up.
  4. The average Facebook user is connected to 80 groups or fan pages
  5. The average Facebook user has 130 friends they interact with regularly

These are just a few of the rather mind blowing figures that Facebook shares on a regular basis. The main point is though that by having a Facebook fan page your company has the chance to interact with your clients, customers and target market more effectively than ever before.

Where most people come unstuck is after they have built a nice looking Facebook page and have begun to attract those all important likes they simply do not know what to post in order to keep the fans they have engaged and interested as well as to attract new fans to grow their presence on Facebook.

In this e book we offer you more than thirty easy to follow suggestions for Facebook content that you can use to keep your business’ fan page fresh and interesting:

 

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How to Use Facebook for Business

You’ve created a Facebook Fan page for your business.  Now what?  Well, there are over 800 million members on Facebook and now is the time to take advantage of this exciting and flexible medium to build the social trust, engagement and interactivity that will put your business head and shoulders above the competition.

On this video, we’ll take a closer look on how you can create a great Facebook fan page; how to improve your page to attract more fans; and how to better interact and engage with your followers/fans.

Note:  To learn more, please also check out the related content links we’ve provided below the video. 

 

 

How to use Facebook for Business (eBook)
Facebook Content: 30+ Damn Great Ideas! (eBook)
Facebook on Steroids: Million Dollar Apps for Free! (eBook)
Facebook Insights: Marketing Stats and Demographics (eBook)
5 Ways to Generate Facebook Fans for Business (Podcast)
5 Ways to Generate Facebook Fans for Business (Podcast Transcript)
7 Common Facebook Fan Page Mistakes (Podcast)
7 Common Facebook Fan Page Mistakes (Podcast Transcript)
5 Quick Social Media Tips (Podcast)
5 Quick Social Media Tips (Podcast Transcript)
8 Simple Facebook Marketing Tips (Podcast)
8 Simple Facebook Marketing Tips (Podcast Transcript)
Disruptive Social Media Marketing Innovation: Good for Smaller Businesses (Podcast)
Disruptive Social Media Marketing Innovation: Good for Smaller Businesses (Podcast Transcript)
Thoughts on Social Media Branding (Podcast)
Thoughts on Social Media Branding (Podcast Transcript)
Social Media for Small Business (Podcast)
Social Media for Small Business (Podcast Transcript)

 

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