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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 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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7 Free Tools to use on your Facebook Business Page

The biggest concern my clients have is keeping their Facebook Pages fresh and relevant for their audience!  Today I wanted to share 7 of my favorite tools that you can start using today. Let’s start with a tool to analyze your Facebook Business Page...

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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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How to Create A Winning Facebook Contest in 5 Simple Steps!

Are you using Facebook Contests to grow your Facebook Page? If not, you should be!  They are one of the easiest ways to grow your Page. Here are my 5 simple Steps to get started with using Facebook Contests. Step 1 – Understand Facebook’s Promotional ...

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What Not To Do With your Next Facebook Contest!

It’s not often that I choke on my coffee, but today was a little different!  Whilst I was enjoying my morning coffee, I  landed on this contest, and started to giggle (not a good idea with a mouthful of coffee) as I don’t read Latin! My eye was t...

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Using Photo Contests to grow your Social Proof!

If you follow my Facebook Page “Fanpage Competitions” you’ll know that I am an advocate of Sweepstakes! Why?  Because they are super easy to setup and super easy for your Likers to enter.   Most only require you to enter your name and emai...

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