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Tips to Work Around Removal of Chats in Facebook Groups

Effective August 22, 2019, Facebook is removing the ability to start a chat with other group members within a Facebook Group. Here’s an update on the news, as well as tips on the workarounds being reported. First a little background:Originally launched in October 2018, the group chat function was designed to promote more direct discussions…

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NY Times Exposes Facebook Data Sharing Practices

post by Stephanie Nelson In a recent expose, the New York Times revealed that Facebook made special deals with tech giants to release users’ personal information without users’ knowledge. In summary, Facebook basically made arrangements with large tech companies like Microsoft, Spotify, Netflix, Amazon and others that circumvented the standard privacy policy. The deals gave…

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Fans & Followers vs Engagement Rates: Where to Focus

post by Stephanie Nelson Pretty much any time I’m talking to a potential new client, the conversation inevitably turns to the number of followers or fans on a particular outlet and how can I make that number grow. My answer? That’s not the metric you should be focused on. Why do I say that? On…

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A Social Media Lesson from Reality TV

post by Stephanie Nelson Confession time. My name is Stephanie, and I’m a reality TV junkie. I mainly stick to Bravo‘s lineup, but I’ve been known to do a good binge of Laguna Beach or The Hills. So when E! announced the first season of Very Cavallari, I immediately set my DVR. (I know you’re already…

What’s Your Social Media Strategy?

post by Stephanie Nelson It would seem, based on how often we’re asked by clients and friends, the biggest questions in social media are: “What should I post?” and “How often should I post?” This may seem like a cheesy, cop-out answer, but the best answer is, “Post what matters to you and your audience…

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Is Dilly-Dallying Killing You Online?

post by Stephanie Nelson It’s a little-known fact, but several online outlets have a timer on you, and your dilly-dallying may be killing your online presence. Facebook, for example, times you when your business page receives a direct message. The sooner you respond, the more likely your page will be marked as responsive, and you’ll be…

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Social Media Marketing vs Digital Marketing

post by Stephanie Nelson Recently, I was asked to define the difference between social media marketing and digital marketing. Here was my answer: Social media marketing incorporates solely social media outlets – Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, etc. Some practitioners may expand the definition to include social profile outlets like Yelp, Google My Business –…

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What’s Your Niche’s Pain Point?

post by Stephanie Nelson When it comes to your content marketing – and ultimately to making sales – a lot of times, the answer lies in how you present your solution to your potential clients’ pain points. Put simply: What do you put out there that makes people think you can solve their problems? You…

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Social Media Algorithm Changes To Note

post by Stephanie Nelson As you’ve probably heard, Facebook is updating its algorithm again. News that’s flown a little more under the radar is that Instagram has also made some algo changes. Let’s take a look at what’s changing and what it means for businesses. In Mark Zuckerburg’s words, with Facebook’s changes “[y]ou’ll see less…