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4 Reasons to love Facebook ads

May 9, 2012


**SPOILER ALERT**This post is not going to be about how and why companies should embrace Facebook ads. It’s written from the perspective of the target audience (me). I know that ads are a ‘necessary evil,’ especially on free websites. I hate ads! They are annoying, irrelevant and in my face. That’s why I use Firefox […]

Facebook for business, fun or both?

March 23, 2011


I keep reading about how Facebook is the next big thing for business. It’s true if you’re a big brand like Coke or Nike. But, I still don’t get it. I use Facebook for distraction and fun and don’t want to be reminded about business. No, I don’t spend all day playing Farmville or Bejeweled. […]

My Blog: 2010 in review

January 4, 2011


The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how my blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,100 times in 2010. That’s about 7 full 747s. In […]

I just don’t get this Twitter thing

August 25, 2010


Tweet, tweet. Twitter terms are cute, but so what? I’ve read a lot about how to use Twitter effectively, but I still don’t get it. I just don’t care for hourly updates, even from experts. I mean, no one can be THAT interesting all the time. I try to practice good Twitter etiquette. If someone […]

How to create great Facebook fan pages

August 12, 2010


  So you’ve decided that a Facebook fan page is the way to go. Now what? Here are a few tips to help you get started. 1. Set your goals. What do you wish to accomplish with your fan page? To you want to educate? To Entice? To engage? 2. Be consistent across all media. […]

Do you need a Facebook Fan Page?

August 4, 2010


Facebook is more than just a bunch of college students staying in touch with their friends. I’m sure you’ve heard that businesses are flocking to Facebook too. Should you, or your company, have a Facebook fan page? The answer is – it depends. Things to consider before setting up a Facebook fan page: 1. Where […]

Better social media metrics

July 14, 2010


All this social media stuff is fun and is a great way to extend your social circle. But, so what? What measurable results have you achieved from your social media activities? Or have you even thought about your goals? It’s all to easy to get caught up in the numbers hype. How many connections can […]