Facebook Announces Facebook Shops

Small Business Labs

This week Facebook announced Facebook Shops , which it describes as "a mobile-first shopping experience where businesses can easily create an online store on Facebook and Instagram." " Businesses will be able to create a Facebook Shop for free and upload their catalog, product pictures, and details like prices, delivery terms, etc.  Facebook had already ventured into the commerce arena with Marketplace , which mostly is a Craigslist competitor. 

8 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Facebook Advertising

Dumb Little Man

Marketers can’t simply ignore the full potential of Facebook. Facebook advertising provides every business with a higher opportunity compared with traditional advertising like TV, radio, and newspaper. Here are the top 8 reasons why you should use Facebook advertising.

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Working from Home Q & A: Facebook Live Replay

Tips From T. Marie

That’s why I finally decided to take the plunge into Facebook Live. You can attend the LIVE events on Wednesdays at 3:00pm ET or you can leave your questions on my Facebook Page , here in the comments below or reach out to me on Twitter , LinkedIn , Instagram or email and catch the replay to hear them answered. Be sure to Like my Facebook Page for more working from home q & a’s. Dealing with a pandemic can make you feel pretty helpless.

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Should You Friend Your Boss On Facebook?

Dumb Little Man

“Do I friend my boss on Facebook or not?” – that is the question that many working people ask themselves today. You may drink coffee together in the mornings, go to lunch, exchange presents on birthday and ask each other for advice, but you still don’t hurry to send a friend request on Facebook. The post Should You Friend Your Boss On Facebook?

How to Use Facebook for Your Business

The Small Business Blog

As Facebook has grown, so have the opportunities and challenges for businesses to get in front of their ideal consumers. Undoubtedly, businesses around the world are clamoring to make the most of Facebook’s ever-increasing popularity, but the very fact… Read the full article here: How to Use Facebook for Your Business on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Guest Blog Facebook Facebook for Small Business Facebook Marketing

A Facebook for Dogs

Small Business Labs

The quantified dog startup Whistle  is expanding its product line to include a Facebook-like social network offering for dogs. OK, the dogs won't be doing the networking. Their owners will.   Whistle's main product is a doggy version of Nike Fuel or Fitbit - a small device that attaches to a dog's collar and tracks the dog's activity and health.  The broader category is called the quantified self, or in this case the quantified dog.

Three Reasons I Hate My Facebook ‘Friends’

Dumb Little Man

I hate Facebook – that seems like the best way to start a discussion about my friends. This post is about Facebook ‘friends’; and the loss of common manners when it comes to sharing content on social media. The post Three Reasons I Hate My Facebook ‘Friends’ appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Oh, I use it of course, otherwise how would I know I hate it; but I use it begrudgingly.

4 Good Reasons For Marketing With Facebook

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever thought of marketing with Facebook ? If you’re not sure where to get started on your online marketing strategy, why not start where everyone already is: Facebook! Here are four good reasons why Facebook is the best place to start marketing your business, and why-— with all its ingenious features — it might be the one that will deliver the most returns. Facebook gives your business a personality. Facebook makes you accessible to your customers.

Yes, Your Business Needs a Facebook Page

Tips From T. Marie

And although I myself sort of dragged my heels at first, I have come to the conclusion that when it comes to social media for business, a Facebook Page is a necessity. The problem is, many small businesses are overwhelmed by social media and find the Facebook Page a bit confusing. Facebook is the devil.” Below are a few simple tips and hints to help you utilize the power of Facebook for your biz. First, your profile is what you get when you sign up for Facebook.

The Revolutionary Assistant Facebook Live Recap with Joan and Jasmine

Office Dynamics

The post The Revolutionary Assistant Facebook Live Recap with Joan and Jasmine appeared first on Office Dynamics. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Motivators Self Development #adminconf #therevolutionhasbegun Facebook Live Jasmine Freeman Joan Burge Monday Motivators The Revolutionary AssistantOur 23rd Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence, The Revolutionary Assistant. This is a video recap from Joan Burge & Jasmine Freeman.

The Facebook Organic Growth Tactic that Everybody Forgets

Dumb Little Man

This is going to boost your organic reach on Facebook and boost credibility. You will get the top position at Facebook professional services. It’s Facebook reviews, a new (or not so new), but very effective growth hacking tactic. That’s right, Facebook. See Also: 4 Good Reasons For Marketing With Facebook. 71% of people say that they trust Facebook reviews more than any other website. Facebook reviews, before Yelp and even Google.

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How Evolving Technologies And Facebook Are Deploying Big Data

Dumb Little Man

Facebook And Big Data. See Also: 4 Good Reasons For Marketing With Facebook. One of the largest Big Data experts is Facebook. Whether it’s a wall post or your favorite movies and books, Facebook surveys each and every bit of your data. Some Of The Contributors Behind Facebook’s Big Data. Facebook manages the biggest Hadoop cluster. In fact, its first user-facing app, Facebook Messenger, is based on Hadoop database. Each day, 2.5

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Facebook Changes Got You Down?

Andrea Kalli

By AndreaKalli For those that live in Facebook -land, you know the pain of their platform changes when they affect Facebook Pages. If the owner wants a Page, that Page is constructed separately and then once it is constructed, they can then start the Facebook Assurance Program.

Organize Facebook with Lists

Office Organization Success

One of the features I love about Facebook is the ability to be able to group your friends by lists; so instead of wading through hundreds of status updates, you can quickly scan what’s going on by going through one of your lists. I have separate lists for friends, family, clients etc. And one of my favourite lists is to group my Page Likes together – so I have a list for business pages and a separate list for personal pages. Quick Biz Tip

Will Facebook Replace Traditional Websites?

Small Business Labs

  Last year we wondered if social media in general and Facebook in particular could replace traditional websites.    But despite the feedback, many small businesses are using Facebook for their firm's primary website.    We're also seeing a growing number of new small businesses choosing Facebook over a traditional website for their web presence. 

Facebook Live Interview with Mentors & Masterminds, Tara Browne

Office Dynamics

The post Facebook Live Interview with Mentors & Masterminds, Tara Browne appeared first on Office Dynamics. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Leadership Self Development Technology Trending Workplace Tools #adminconf Audacious Admin career advancement conference for assistants creativity Facebook Live interview masterminds Mentors & Masterminds mentorship professional development revolutionary assistant

Is Facebook Replacing Traditional Websites?

Small Business Labs

» July 13, 2010 Is Facebook Replacing Traditional Websites?   We've noticed a steady increase in the number of small businesses using Facebook as their primary or exclusive website.  Because it is easy to do, small businesses might be tempted with Facebook.

27% of Small Businesses Using Facebook

Small Business Labs

As the chart below (chart 14 from the report) shows, Facebook is used by 27% of small businesses for business purposes.          This is stunning growth and another data point suggesting Facebook is taking over the web. 

Facebook the new AOL?

The Small Business Blog

In an excellent article about “What Facebook Really Wants“, Nicholas Thompson of The New Yorker Magazine, writes about how Facebook is trying to create a sub-internet, an all encompassing online world for its users. Nicholas is clearly worried about a future where one organization controls your online life, tells you what to think and read …

Facebook, here comes SPB!

Simple Productivity Blog

I finally bit the bullet and decided to add a Facebook page for the blog. It can be found at SimpleProductivityBlog on Facebook. Feel free to share articles, comment, etc. there. Don’t be afraid to friend the blog! Thanks for subscribing to the RSS feed for SimpleProductivityBlog. More great content can be found on the site at SimpleProductivityBlog.com. Blog Business

The Facebook Changes: How Will They Affect Solopreneurs?

The Solopreneur Life

I spent most of mine beefing up The Solopreneur Life’s Facebook “fan&# page. But when I heard late last week about the latest Facebook changes, I knew it was a game-changer for me, and I suspect it will have big implications for a huge number of solopreneurs. Facebook, all of a sudden, is in play for solopreneurs’ social-media efforts. I have one Facebook account, and within that account are my personal page and my business “fan&# page.

New Facebook class from VAClassroom

Loosely Speaking

Facebook just keeps changing. It can be very confusing to stay current with how things work and if you’re supporting clients who need help in this area, the onus is on you to spend considerable effort to stay on top of the latest changes to this ubiquitous social media.

Vanish, Facebook and helping yourself by helping your customers

The Small Business Blog

There have been reports recently that Facebook’s popularity is waning in the UK, with one report suggesting that “a 9 per cent drop in Facebook usage since April 2012” because users are: “fed up with social marketing promotions” and “nervous their personal info would be handed over to third parties” The report goes on to… Read the full article here: Vanish, Facebook and helping yourself by helping your customers on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Are you keeping your kids safe on Facebook?

Virtual Moxie

And you can also join in the conversation about Moxie posts happening over on my Facebook page Recent Comments Stephanie on Speed is the enemy of many good things. » July 13, 2010 Are you keeping your kids safe on Facebook? Facebook Guide for Parents can help!

Check Out what’s New with Facebook in 2018

Small Business CEO

Facebook is undoubtedly the largest and most loved social media platform currently. During the 2018 Facebook F8 developers’ conference, Mark Zuckerberg and his team proudly announced plenty of innovative and fresh features that the platform would be introducing before the year ends.

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Communicating With Small Businesses Using Facebook

Small Business Labs

The blog post I found most interesting shows that Facebook is the preferred social media network small businesses want their suppliers to use to communicate with them.    Yet another example of the growing power of Facebook.

Life After Twitter And Facebook

Brilliantly Better

But instead of all the Earth being hit, let’s pretend that only two major things are hit: Twitter and Facebook. Lets try to imagine our life after the sad end of Twitter and Facebook. Many years after the complete extinction of Twitter and Facebook, a brilliant (yet strangely unadapted) student, dumped by his girlfriend, will want to show to the whole world that he’s not as bad as he looks. Post tags: facebook , social media , twittrer.

Can We Really Trust Facebook With Our Online Identity?

Dumb Little Man

Before Facebook. For most of us, our online identity is owned by Facebook. Is Facebook creepy? With or without Facebook the internet was going to eventually heavily influence the way we are presented to the world. Here’s seven steps to reclaiming some of your online identity from Facebook. Step 1 – Finally Fix Your Privacy Settings Facebook’s goal is to put everyone’s life online. Just don’t let Facebook own all of you.

Out And Away From Facebook

Brilliantly Better

As many of you may know already, I decided to suspend my Facebook account. In fact, I decided to suspend my Facebook activity, the account suspension was just a consequence of that. Also, you can find it on the right sidebar (discretely replacing the Facebook icon, of course). Facebook Unfulfilled Promise. One of the most important reasons for this move was the amount of time I was (uselessly) spending on Facebook each day. Facebook Good Points.

Facebook Announces Libra, a New Cryptocurrency

Small Business Labs

Last week Facebook announced Libra , a new cryptocurrency.   While Facebook is the driving force behind Libra, it’s created a foundation that other organizations can join. The foundation will be responsible for managing Libra and Facebook will have no more control than any of the other full members. Facebook also announced a new digital wallet called Calibra, which will provide users a way to store and spend Libra.

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My Facebook Break-Up

Denise Aday

I’ve had a love/hate relationship with Facebook for a good while now and have considered leaving the social media platform several times — lately with increasing frequency. So, prompted by an invite to a public Facebook event, I temporarily de-activated my account and just concluded an entire week away from it. The stated purpose of the event was not to judge the quality of time or reason for being on Facebook, rather to see what happens when we step away for awhile.

One Big Reason Why You Should Go On A Facebook Diet

Dumb Little Man

Using Facebook is fun, but it's not the best experience that life has to offer. Have any of the top ten best times of your life been spent on Facebook? Personally, playing a game of cards on a Wednesday afternoon with a friend beats anything from my seven years on Facebook! Facebook does provide social interaction with people, but it's not half as satisfying as in-person interaction, and there's a recent study that proves it.

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Clean up the Clutter on Your Facebook Newsfeed - Productive.

Productive & Organized

Motivation: Create a Work Environment that Enhances Your Goals (@GinaParris Video) | Main | This is the Year & NOW is the Time - Take the Self-Assessment to See If You Qualify for a Free Strategy Session » Clean up the Clutter on Your Facebook Newsfeed From a Reader:  Steph, I love all of the connections that I can make on Facebook, but I am so sick of the goofy games.    I use Facebook to build new relationships and reconnect with people. 

Facebook Releases Marketplace to Compete with Craigslist

Small Business Labs

  Today Facebook released their Craigslist competitor, called Marketplace. Like Craigslist, Facebook does not facilitate the payment or delivery of items listed or sold in Marketplace. Facebook's Messenger product recently acquired the ability to process payments natively, so expect this feature to be incorporated into Marketplace likely fairly soon. Facebook first launched a Marketplace type product in 2007, but it wasn't successful.

Minimizing The Facebook Time Sink/Information Overload

Simple Productivity Blog

I still consider Facebook a massive waste of my time, and that has become even more apparent since I signed up. My husband is an avid Facebook user. And I would hear something in passing, and the response would be, “Well, I put it on Facebook.&#.

Diving Deeper into the World of Facebook Ads

Office Organization Success

I’ve been diving deeper into the world of Facebook for business building, and specifically working on creating ads through the Power Editor tool. I always knew Facebook had huge potential to grow your business; I just didn’t really understand how. This week Mat and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary! We enjoyed a lovely evening out (very rare occasion) at one our local restaurants!

Like. Hate. Leave. – The Facebook Lifecycle?

The Small Business Blog

ACT 1: Like Facebook is free to use, many got involved in a delirium of the… Many years ago someone said to me, ‘It is good to be greedy, but not good to be too greedy!’ ’ I think we live in a time when this little proverb is more true than ever, in my lifetime.

Google Vs. Facebook: Whose Data Is It Anyway?

The Small Business Blog

But this week saw a new danger emerge to innocent users and any small business using these API technologies; manifesting itself in the Google vs. Facebook business ego clash ! The upshot of this ego clash is that users will no longer be able to exchange data between Google and Facebook, as Google is no longer allowing the Facebook – Google API Bridge to work, sighting ‘unfair’ behavior of Facebook.

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Los Angeles and Facebook

Productivityist

” If you’re planning any event on Facebook, think about it the same way. Having planned countless shows when I was running a sketch comedy troupe – and near the tail end of our run using Facebook as a means to spread the word – I can attest to that. The post Los Angeles and Facebook appeared first on Productivityist. Mindfulness California Derek Sivers event planning facebook LA Los Angeles social media

Top Tricks to Invigorate Your Facebook Marketing Efforts

Small Business CEO

Why waste your time and cloud your mind on Facebook marketing tricks that even your neighbor is aware of, when real differentiation can only be enjoyed by leveraging the best guarded Facebook marketing secrets? Do you know about the smart and power packed tools available for fine tuning all your Facebook marketing efforts? In this guide, we bring out some actionable, result oriented, and easy to use Facebook tips and tricks that will start bringing in results soon.

Social Bizzle – Facebook Help for Small Business

The Small Business Blog

At the SME Blog we are always keen to promote great ideas that help small businesses. That’s why we want to tell our readers all about this great idea from the folks at Social Bizzle. Social Bizzle is doing something very unique and beneficial for UK small businesses in 2012 that we here really approve…

Facebook Strategy For Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

Do you have it backwards when it comes to Facebook? Here’s what no one in the social media space seems to want to say: Facebook is a difficult place to reach new eyeballs organically if you do not already have good brand awareness. So Where Does Facebook Fit Into Your Strategy?

The Small Business Blog On Facebook

The Small Business Blog

A week ago, I launched a new Facebook Page for The Small Business Blog – please come and join me to talk about anything to do with small business, micro business, home business, self-employed, business start-up … Tell me what you think about my blog posts, leave your writing (comments) on my wall, give me…