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Does Facebook’s Promotional Guidelines apply to my Giveaway?

For many, Facebook’s Promotional Guidelines are some what confusing when it comes to competitions, contest, giveaways or whatever name you want to give your Promotions! Many believe, as the Guidelines don’t mention the word “Giveaway” t...

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Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet

It’s so frustrating that all social media platforms cannot get together and make it easy. Easy, so we can remember what the actual size for an image is – I think they should be universal for all platforms.  What do you think? Why is Facebook 403px...

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How to Get your Facebook Contest Seen in the Newsfeed!

You have worked really hard to put your  Contest together.  Overcome the fear that no one will enter, figured out how to create an image to captivate your audience to enter you Contest … but now what. Next step is you need to get your Contest seen.  P...

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Why running a Facebook Contest on your Wall is bad for your Health!

We’ve all seen it, hundreds of people get excited over a contest that is run on a wall. Check out this one – 247 people shared this Contest and lots more commented. Fans click Like and are happy to post a theme word,  the majority do whatever you ...

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Facebook Scheduler to Plan your Facebook Contests

As part of your contest strategy you should be posting about your Contest daily.  By using Facebook’s Scheduler Feature this will make posting so much easier. Here’s  how easy to it is to schedule a post by using the Scheduler feature: Step 1:  ...

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Rewarding Users using Facebook Contest Apps

This is a hotly debated topic amongst users on my Page.   I hear on a regular basis, “why share this contest on our personal profile when its of no benefit to us”! For a lot of contests there really is no benefit, particularly contests that are b...

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Contests on Facebook – How Not to Get Put In Facebook Jail!

You’re excited – you want to run a Contest on Facebook, but where do you start. Rule 101 – drop on over and read Facebook’s Promotional Guidelines.  Yes I know they are riveting and make for a self induced sleeping coma.  But they are...

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Facebook Graph Search – How it Affects Your Business!

Much to my surprise when I opened Facebook last week, I was given the opportunity to activate the new “Graph Search” feature. Graph Search is going to change the way people search in Facebook and its results will have a major impact on your Facebook Page. ...

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Five Facebook Applications that Can Help your Business

Social media is a great way to market your business, and Facebook is right in the middle of this trend.  In addition to setting up your Personal Profile and Facebook Business Page on Facebook, there are also a number of ready-made tools that you can plug in t...

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Will you be Banned off Facebook Next!

It doesn’t matter how many times you tell people about Facebook’s Promotional Guidelines AND that they need to adhere to them when it comes to running a Promotion or Contest, people still try and pretend they don’t apply to them! I recently s...

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