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Facebook Marketing Bootcamp Takeaway

Let’s set the scene for the first ever Facebook Marketing Bootcamp in Brisbane (Australia).  250 tickets sold out quickly and people who left it to the last minute, missed out. I purchased my ticket early as I was keen to get some inside information! After ...

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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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Using Pinterest to Promote your Contest

Pinterest as a social media site has grown so fast that most people didn’t see it coming. I have to say that I was confused as to how would Pinterest help my business with my marketing and was it just another shiny object that distracted me from focusing...

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The Power of Like

What do you mean LIKE?  Why do I need to LIKE a Post?  Don’t I just go and read the posts and if I get motivated add an odd comment here and there! The answer is NO !!  You need to LIKE a post and in this video by my friend Eden, from Social Garden, ...

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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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What are your Privacy Settings?

I had the privilege this year to speak at some 13 local events on Social Media for Business.  One of the biggest concerns for people when using social media was their Privacy Settings. Many had absolutely no clue how to set them up correctly. Like everything ...

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Ever wondered what would happen in the next 60 seconds?

A lot happens in 60 seconds and after looking at this graphic, you might need to rethink your marketing strategies. In a single minute there are 370,000 + minutes of voice calls on Skype; Over 695,000 status updates on Facebook; 79,364 wall posts; 510,040 comm...

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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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