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No More Facebook Like Gating aka Fangating, Banned!

As at 5th November 2014 – Facebook will remove the feature to “Like Gate also known as Fangate”  ie. force someone to Like your Page before engaging with your App.  This new change will not only affect our Fanpage Competitions Apps,...

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Facebook Contests: Where Prize Counts – Day 4 How to Run a Successful Facebook Contest

I cannot count the times I hear so called “social media experts” telling clients to give away an Ipad … but the fact is … they only attract people who want to win an Ipad.  An Ipad is perfect if you are in the business of selling t...

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Facebook Contests: Creating a Plan for your next Facebook Contest – Day 3

Welcome back to Day 3 of  “How to Create a Successful Facebook Contest”.  Today we’re covering the importance of having a Plan.  I like to allow at least 7 days to create my contests (really does depend on the type of contest y...

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Facebook Contests: Promotional Guidelines & Rules for your Facebook Contest – Day 2

Who would have thought a bit of planning can make all the difference to your Facebook Contest being a success … or a flop!  Before getting started, drop on over to Facebook and read their Promotional Guidelines.  Lucky for us there is only 4 of...

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Facebook Contests: How to Run a Successful Facebook Contest – Day 1

Let’s face it, we all get excited when it comes to “marketing” our business. You find a great idea, someone shares something with you and before you know it, you have decided to bite the bullet and get started. This happens all the time with ...

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Facebook Timeline Contests – Putting Page Owners in FB Jail!

Recently Facebook sent its community into a spin by changing the Promotional Guidelines (aka the Rules set out for running Contests in Facebook). The following day, Facebook Page Owners went crazy! Contests were popping up on Timelines everywhere!  Despit...

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How to Create a Story Arc for your next Social Media Campaign

Think back to your favorite book, we all have one! It has a beginning, middle, a climax and an ending! Depending upon the story, it made you; laugh, cry, or do something you haven’t done in a long time!   A great story is designed to trigger an emo...

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How to Manage your Facebook Page in 10 minutes a Day

When running workshops, the number 1 frustration business owners shared with me, is that ‘they don’t have enough time to manage their social media‘. Whilst you cannot do it all yourself, I believe that as a business owner you need to know how...

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What’s with Google+

Google+ has started to gain a huge following, will you be left behind? It was only months ago, people didn’t have any idea of the benefits of Google+ to their business.   After kicking and screaming about not wanting to focus on another platform, I am ...

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Find out what your Audience Wants !

Are you struggling to find great content for your Facebook Page?  It can be hard work knowing what your audience wants to read or engage with.  Here are three suggestions that you can implement today to find out what they want, and what you should be sharing...

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