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Does Your Facebook Contest meet the Rules?

You get all excited about running a Competition or Contest on your Facebook Page and someone tells you – YOU MUST follow Facebook’s Promotional Guidelines AND your local Rules! Note:  In Australia and UK we call them Competitions in Canada and...

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Facebook Pages at Risk of Being Ripped Down

It’s only a matter of time before Facebook start to take action against Page owners who don’t follow their Promotional Guidelines. I cannot count the number of times that small business owners chat with me about their competition.  When I tell the...

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5 Steps to Running a Competition on Facebook

Running a competition on Facebook to increase your fanbase is an easy way to drive new customers to your business. If you’re interested in running a Facebook competition then here is a useful guide for you, which will show the steps required in run a Faceboo...

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Highlighting Fans Posts

I got excited when I saw this handy new feature that Facebook rolled out recently.  My mind started to race for all the possibilities I could use it for Contests. You now have the the ability to Highlight a “Likers” Post.  We have always been abl...

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Announcing a Winner for your Facebook Contest.

Your contest is over and it’s now time to announce the Winner. Do you go to your Page and shout it out to everyone or do you announce it privately? THE ANSWER is …….. The sad fact is, its against FB TOS to announce the Winner of your Contest ...

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Combine several Facebook Marketing Strategies

Lets face it . .  it’s hard when you first start posting to your Facebook Page.  You are not sure if what you are posting is good, bad or indifferent.  With new pages its like pulling teeth to get engagement – your Likers sit on the fence not sa...

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7 Ways to Hack your Promotions Using the New Time Line Features

Hack – who said hack … these are not black hat by any means, follow the Facebook Guidelines and you can easily promote your Contest using the new Facebook tools. Here is a list of 7 Ways to Hack your Promotions 1. Pick Clever Names for Apps and Tab...

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Using the Tagging Feature to get your Facebook Contest Seen !

It’s now time to get your Facebook Contest seen ! One way to get your Contest seen is to create a post about your Facebook Contest and incorporate the tagging feature.   Please be careful with doing this, I suggest you only tag people/pages that YOU  ...

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5 Top Tips for Using the new Time Line Features to Promote your Facebook Contest

When Facebook announced the new Time Line for Pages, there was doom and gloom everywhere.  I heard so many “theories” about how it would affect your Pages, statements like “Contests will Suffer” and so many more.  Well the Time Line i...

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7 Ways to Promote your Facebook Contest

Big mistake – put up your Contest and forget it. You need to keep reminding your Fans that you have a Contest and why they should enter it and the benefit to them.  Here are 7 Ways to Promote Your Contest. Prior to launching your Contest – set up ...

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