How to Save Posts on Facebook for Later

Learn how easy it is to mark and save Facebook posts for later via @SnapConf It's like pinning from Facebook and save so much time!

Typically when I hop onto Facebook, I am actually after something specific for work. I don't often have time to leisurely scroll through my newsfeed...If something interesting catches my eye, I've found it's far more effective to "save for later," than stop to read the entire piece. Today I am going to show you how simple it is to save Facebook posts for later!  Scrolling through your newsfeed, you come across something interesting. It might be a link, a place, a movie, music, etc. You can save those items on Facebook to check out later when you've got more time. You know, something … [Read more...]

How to Schedule Facebook Posts

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If you stop by often you probably know that in addition to blogging and running SNAP! Conference, I work full-time in public relations and social media. As a result, I have to be extra efficient in terms of how I spend my time online. I rely heavily on applications that help me to schedule posts on various social networks. I used to schedule everything via Hootsuite until I found out that Facebook dings posts uploaded by a third party application. I was super excited this last year when Facebook launched their scheduling feature. It works great! How to Schedule Facebook Posts 1. … [Read more...]

How to Check Facebook’s Spam Filter

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When I was a kid people used to say, "I tried and tried to call you, but I just couldn't get through." Times have changed a great deal, now we have call waiting and EVERYONE has voicemail. Today's "I tried and tried," is electronic. I sent you an email, I commented on your site or on Facebook, but you can't find a thing...It's usually due to the spam filter. Don't let it happen on Facebook again...Regularly check your Facebook page's spam filter. How to Check Facebook's Spam Filter Scroll to the administrative panel at the top of your Facebook page and click "edit page." Scroll … [Read more...]

How to Reposition Cropped Facebook Photos

Sometimes the way Facebook crops photos to fit into the Timeline collage is less than flattering...Hello giant photo of my nose, missing DIY project or (eek!) missing child. Fortunately Facebook has implemented a super-easy way to fix this issue. How to Reposition Photos on Facebook Timeline Head over to the top right of the photo and click the edit icon (it's shaped like a little pencil). A drop down box will appear. Select "reposition photo." Once selected, you will be able to move the photo around. Adjust the photo until it's cropped the way you prefer and save. Ahhh. Happy Facebook … [Read more...]

Add A Facebook “Like” Box to Your Blog

A quick tutorial for you today on How To Add A Facebook "Like" Box to Your Blog Sidebar. It is SUPER easy and works for Blogger and Wordpress! Yahoo! The first step is to GO to this URL: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/plugins/like-box/ Then enter the necessary information for your "like" box... You will need to enter your... Facebook URL The width and eight you would like your box to be And select which options you would like to show When you click "Get Code" your screen will look like the image above. Click "iframe" and copy the code that you see. Take that code … [Read more...]

RECAP: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Facebook App

Session Description Speaker: Collin Searle, Intermountain Health Care Social Media  Facebook is changing again and this time the change appears to be for the better...If you know what you're doing.   Explore how you can make the most of the Facebook timelines updated app feature to drive site traffic. Also covered: deciding between free vs paid apps, how do get a strategy behind your app to increase visibility, running giveaways, and help create value for ad partners.  Session Recap Facebook has changed for the better. There is a lot of potential for view growth and interaction through … [Read more...]

Facebook Giveaway and Promotion Rules

Last Spring Facebook changed their giveaway and promotion guidelines. Though the changes should have had a fairly dramatic impact on the way bloggers handle giveaways and promotions, they don't seem to have trickled down to everyone. Maybe it's because of the legal speak that permeates the page... In any event, I thought it may be time to have a discussion. So here we go... Facebook Giveaway Rules I. Promotions on Facebook must be administered within Apps on Facebook.com, either on a Canvas Page or an app on a Page Tab. You cannot run a giveaway or promotion on your wall. You must use a … [Read more...]

The Biggest Facebook Mistake You Can Make

Have you noticed that interaction on your Facebook page is down? I have. And then I noticed that I wasn't receiving YOUR post updates. Initially I couldn't figure out why and then I found the culprit...Networked Blogs. Let me show you: Beckie was the lucky blogger who's post showed up today (since I've started watching this it's typically been Heather).Take a look at the copy circled in red, "See 81 more posts from NetworkedBlogs."  That's you. You've all been hidden from me. Here's what it looks like when I click through: And there's Heather. Right there at the top of the feed. This is … [Read more...]

Are you spooked by Facebook changes?

What's creepier skeleton wreaths and spooky Halloween decor or Facebook changes? Well, I updated my Facebook profile to the new Facebook Timeline. I love it. I think. *Update. You will only be able to see Timeline on my page if you have already switched over yourself... Here's a few reasons I think you might like it too... The layout is gorgeous. Really. The images are large (isn't my dog a cutie?) and everything is laid out on a strong grid, which translates really well from web to mobile device. With all this real estate the design options are endless. How fun is this profile? AND, there … [Read more...]

Increasing Your Facebook Fan Page Likes

There is quite a bit of buzz going around about easy ways to increase likes on your Facebook fan page. While I'm not going to get into the more sinister methods, and those who use them, I AM going to tell you a great way to increase them on your own - add an incentive. Back story:  I've had downloads on both Tech 4 Moms and The Organized Mom Facebook pages for quite a while. They don't get a ton of traffic, so I decided to re-purpose one on each site as a free gift for "liking" my page.  When you click "like" you reveal the link to the download! By making this download exclusive, I gained … [Read more...]