Top Tips From Postplanner.com On Promoting Your Facebook Page

At this time of year it’s all about planning for the year ahead so we thought this post was worth sharing here on our blog also as it’s got some great ideas on how you might promote your Facebook presence more effectively even if you don’t have a budget to allocate to advertising on the platform. Post by The Marketing Shop...

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Facebook Trending Now

It would appear that Facebook is now testing a ‘trending now’ option in the newsfeed, it first appeared on both desktop and mobile over the weekend (November, 10th). While it doesn’t appear to be widely available, or indeed consistent – couldn’t find it at all during the way to do a screen-grab, it looks as though we might see more on it shortly.   To date I’ve seen posts from CNN and PC Mag,...

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Hashtags arrive on Facebook

For those of you familiar with twitter or instagram you’ll be familiar with how the hashtag or # works.  Essentially it differentiates your conversation thread so that those with an interest in a particular topic can follow what’s being discussed on it. We covered how hashtags might be used on twitter in a previous blog post for those of you just getting started on twitter.  They’re also in use on other social...

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Facebook home

Amid much speculation about a Facebook phone, the reality was actually a new software which will initially be available on the android platform only.  Essentially Facebook home is about a new kind of home screen for your device, a social layer which enables you to stay more tuned in to updates from your network – although it remains to be seen whether this is a good or a bad thing! This is the official video launching Facebook...

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How to schedule a facebook update

There are times when you quite simply cannot be at the desk and yet you don’t want to abandon your facebook page. So, with this in mind we’ve put together a series steps outlining how to schedule a facebook update so your fans needn’t know any differently.   1. Update your status, including link or photo if applicable – take note of the ‘clock’ bottom right of this image.   2. Click on the...

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