Archive for March, 2012

Why Don’t You Like Me? Increasing Facebook Fans

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Why is my fan count so low? Doesn’t anyone like us?  Facebook fans are important to a social media marketing campaign. The more fans you have, the more people will see your messages.  There are many success stories about large brands accumulating thousands of fans a week, and even smaller local brands can catch lighting in a bottle and find huge success ...

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Hey Mister, Can I have your retweet?

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As this year’s baseball season warms up, fans are heading to their computers and phones to keep up to date with what their teams and favorite players are up to during spring training. Athletes in baseball, football, basketball and beyond have been some of the most prolific users of social media in recent years. Twitter, a favorite of many high profile athletes and celebrities, ...

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Facebook success stories: Marketing lessons for small businesses, too

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Facebook success stories: Marketing lessons for small businesses, too

We Vote Thumbs UpFacebook has published a website containing a series of brief case studies to present itself as an indispensable business marketing tool.

The site, www.facebook-sucessstories.com, even has a tagline near the bottom of page: “Social technology that drives business growth.” So far, the site links to examples of Facebook marketing campaigns undertaken ...

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Facebook Adds 60 Timeline Apps

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Facebook Adds 60 Timeline Apps
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Facebook gathered reporters in a San Francisco restaurant recently to announce the release of 60 new apps that will allow Facebook users to automatically share more information on their timeline profiles.

The implications for small- and medium-sized businesses aren’t obvious, but we’ll get back to that in a minute.

full list of available apps (I still ...

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Pinterest: Fastest Growing Website in History!

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Pinterest: Fastest Growing Website in History

We Vote Thumbs UpAt Dream Local Digital, we’ve received a lot of questions about a new social network called Pinterest.com.  The site recently reached 10 million unique users faster than any other standalone site according to comScore. The site now boasts nearly 12 million unique monthly U.S. visitors, and can be a bit addictive. As we mentioned in the ...

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Social Media for Human Resources: It’s used more than you think

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Social media can be a powerful platform to find candidates, and to screen them for cultural fit as well

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In a recent presentation for Social Media Breakfast Central Maine, we explored the topic of Social Media for Human Resources – a hot topic recently.  Many businesses are using social media to promote openings, ...

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How do I choose the right cover photo for my new Facebook Timeline for business page?

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Today’s question comes from Stacey in Montana who read our piece Facebook Timeline for Business is here: 7 Things you Must Know, and asked: “How do I choose the right cover photo for my new Facebook Timeline for business page?”

Great question, Stacey. The new Facebook Timeline design offers a fantastic opportunity to give your business page strong branding and a visual experience. To find the right photo you’re looking for ...

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Facebook Timeline for Business is Here- 7 Things You Must Know

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Facebook has just rolled out timeline for business pages. Timeline, Facebook’s newest overhaul was originally introduced to personal profile pages but is now taking over for the current design of business pages. Timeline gives businesses greater ability to personalize their content, and even add important moments from their founding forward such as new product lines, promotions, and other important company news.  Dream Local migrated to the new Timeline on day one and you can see our page here.

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