7 Lessons for Running a Facebook Contest

Do you hold contests for your fans or implement them for your Social Media Clients? If Facebook promotions and contests are in your future, you may want to consider these thoughts I had after my experience as a contest participant. Recently I was on the other side of the Social Media Contest fence. I [...]

Finally! Facebook Pages Get Timeline Format

What a wonderful greeting from Facebook this morning when I visited my Page Social Media Dot Connection. Facebook has announced that March 30, 2012 business Pages will be converting to the new format and design. You have the option to make the changes now and publish your Page to be seen as I have in the photo [...]

Facebook Changes Group Page Format

In a change late Wednesday evening Facebook debuted a major change to the look and format of its Group Pages. Group Pages allow people to discuss a specific topic with others, and can be Secret, Closed, or Open. Secret groups do not show up in a search and you must have a link or know [...]

Best of 2012 Social Media Predictions

Being willing to write down your thoughts of the future of social media takes a little bit of guts. You need to have an eye on the past trajectory  and the future convergence of culture and technology. And it still has a little bit of the Wild West in it: Hard to tame. That [...]

Setting up Your Facebook Page for Success

Everyone who has a business, service, product, or organization can benefit by creating and using Facebook Pages. I have been playing with my own Facebook Page —Social Media Dot Connection for over a year. Truthfully what I ended up with for a while is a jumbled mess of tabs that don’t do anything effectively. [...]