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Reviewing Your Social Media Strategy To Ensure A Successful 2011

by Alan Underkofler on December 14, 2010

As I am wrapping up my 2010 I am reminded of the different parts of my business to review, reflect, and consider changing.  My personal and business Social Media strategy definitely makes it on the list.  For me my personal and business strategy are very much in line with each other varying slightly.  I recommend reviewing both social media revieweven if you only use your personal Social Media profiles for staying in touch with family and friends.

Below are 5 areas to help you measure your Social Media success and consider making changes for 2011:

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Social Media Tip: Use Facebook Pages for Business

by Green Apple on September 14, 2010

Think you know everything there is to know about Facebook? Maybe you do! But did you know this social media tip?

A person can have only one personal Facebook account but unlimited business pages?

LIke us on FBFacebook regulations require that each person have only one account that is listed in a personal name (not in the name of a business).  However, you can add Facebook “pages” for most businesses in addition to your personal page.  A facebook page functions much like your personal page.

Facebook calls this feature “pages”.

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Why Do You Want Your Business on Facebook or Twitter Anyway?

by Alan Underkofler on August 30, 2010

Did you see a twitter or Facebook logo at the bottom of the screen while watching CNN?  Did you see a recent commercial or advertisement with just the Facebook business page listed for your favorite brand?   No website…  just the Facebook website.

are you on facebook twitterEverybody else is doing it, right?  All types of companies are turning to Social Media.  Large fortune 100 companies, big local companies, all the way down to your favorite coffee shop down the street.  Is everyone just jumping on the band wagon or is this social media stuff really working?

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Last week Facebook announced a new addition to the number one social networking website called Places.  Places allows Facebook users with a smart phone to “check in” where they are at in real time.  If you are sitting in your favorite restaurant, going to a show, or just strolling on your favorite path by the beach you can now check in using facebook places on iphonefacebook places.

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How To Use Facebook and Twitter To Promote Events

by Lemon Drop on August 6, 2010

Let’s talk about events!  Business events, networking events, business trainings, online events, webinars, or any of the other possible events you may use as part of your business marketing or sales strategy.  One of the the key steps to having successful events is what you do to promote that event both online and offline.

Watch the latest video of “The Social Media Minute” to get ideas on how to use twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin to promote your next event:

Let’s recap on how to use Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin for your upcoming events:

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Yes I did say using Facebook for business!  Many times when I am speaking in front of a group about Social Media for business or providing Social Media consulting services to one of our clients and Facebook comes up I often get a blank stare.  It seems many business owners do not understand how they can receive referrals, new customers, and new business from facebook.

Facebook is the #1 website online.  More people are on Facebook then any other website, it’s where people are spending time.  As a business owner you want to position yourself and your business where people spend their time.  This makes Facebook a very important tool which could generate a huge amount of referrals for you and your business.

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Have you ever wanted to add a follow me on twitter badge or box on your facebook profile?  For many facebook users follow-me-on-twitter-badgethe idea of having a twitter badge is enticing but the steps to do it can be a bit confusing.   To make it easy for you I have listed 7 simple steps to add a follow me on twitter badge or box on your facebook profile below.

  1. Log on to facebook

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7 Top Reasons Facebook is a Must Have for Your Business

by Alan Underkofler on April 9, 2009

facebook-logoFacebook is a free-access social networking website.  Users can join networks organized by city, workplace, school, and region to connect and interact with other people.  Currently the number one Social Network with 26 million users in the US alone!  So why should you and your business be active on Facebook?  Here are my top 7 reasons:

1) Reconnect
With so many users on Facebook it’s become very easy to connect with friends, clients, and co-workers both current and past.  With each connection (friend) you have the opportunity to let people know what you are currently doing and possibly turn this connection into a new client.  It’s amazing the amount of new business you can create with old friends.

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