How NOT to create a Facebook Contest

Contests are popular on Facebook. For example, “Like our page to be entered into our contest!” or “Like and Share to Enter.” Facebook encourages contests but has strict rules regarding what a contest on Facebook must not do. If you violate the rules, you risk a warning or possible suspension of your Facebook Page or…

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Free Image Sources for your Social Media & Blog Posts

The Buffer Blog is often a good place to find great articles, and this article regarding sources of free images is no exception. They have categorized 53+ sources into the following groups: Searchable photo sites Free-form photo libraries Photo search tools Create-your-own image tools Embeddable media Since they originally wrote the article, there have been…

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The Beginner’s Guide to the #Hashtag

“If you’re a social media novice, hashtags — those short links preceded by the pound sign (#) — may seem confusing and unnecessary. But they are integral to the way we communicate online, and it’s important to know how to use them,” says Rebecca Hiscott of mashable.com. Using hashtags properly allows your business and brand…

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26 Creative Ways to Publish Social Media Updates

Creating original and eye catching content for your social media accounts can feel like a full time job for some businesses. Like you, we are always on the search for new and interesting ideas for our social media updates. Using company milestones, giving  recommendations and creating weekly themed posts are just some of the 26 creative…

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8 Ways to Improve Your Facebook Page

Having a Facebook presence for your business is essential to promoting customer feedback and branding your company. It also serves as another avenue for people to find you and see what you are all about. Updating your business’s Facebook page on a regular basis with content that is relevant and educational is a great start….

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