Facebook News Feed: How to Respond to Facebook Changes

Do you use Facebook to promote your business?

Are you curious how to respond to the recent changes to the Facebook news feed?

To learn how to navigate these important changes to Facebook’s news feed, I interview Mari Smith, the “Queen of Facebook.”

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Listen to Mari Smith explain how you can respond to recent Facebook news feed changes.

In this episode, I interview Mari Smith, who is the world’s leading Facebook marketing authority. She’s authored the books, The New Relationship Marketing and Facebook Marketing: An Hour a Day. This is her fourth appearance on the show!

Mari explores what you need to know about marketing with Facebook, and in particular the news feed.

You’ll discover the importance of native links, why micro-video should be key to your Facebook posting strategy and how Atlas will change the way you do online advertising. Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below!

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How to Build Powerful Alliances on Google+

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Have you created a niche for yourself on Google+?

Are you ready to engage with other leaders in your space?

Part of building a strong community of people around you on Google+ is forming alliances with other leaders whose work is similar to but not the same as yours.

In this article you’ll discover how to develop alliances with community leaders on Google+.

Why Build Alliances on Google+?

Google+ isn’t yet as crowded as other social media platforms, and that means it’s easier for you to establish yourself as the authority in your niche. It’s your authority status that makes you valuable to other community leaders you want as allies.

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Find out how you can build alliances on Google+.

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Five Ways Brands Use Visual Content for Maximum Impact

social media how toDo you want to stimulate online growth and engagement?

Are you using visual marketing in your business?

Understanding how other businesses use visual content can help you integrate new tactics into your own marketing strategy.

In this article I’ll show you how five brands are using visual content successfully.

Why Use Visual Content in Your Marketing?

When it comes to marketing your business, pictures speak volumes. Not only do they make a bigger impact, but also they do it in a shorter amount of time. Research shows the brain processes visual content 60,000 times faster than text.

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Find 5 ways to use visual content for maximum impact.

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How to Improve Your Facebook News Feed Visibility

social media how toAre you tired of your Facebook posts getting buried in the news feed?

Want to get your Facebook posts seen?

Facebook algorithms dictate how many people see your updates. Two recent changes should help you get more organic reach and lower your frustration level.

In this article, I’ll share how you can adjust your Facebook tactics to make the most of news feed visibility today.

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Find out how to format updates to get you the most visibility in Facebook’s news feed.

#1: Links in Posts

There are three ways to show a link you’re sharing on Facebook. Before I explain which format the Facebook algorithm likes best, let me take you through them.

1. Text and Automatic Preview Link

Copy and paste a link into a Facebook status update, and Facebook automatically generates a link preview. That preview includes a headline and a little blurb pulled from the destination URL, as well as an image pulled up from the link’s destination or one you upload. You can keep the link in your update text or delete it.

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How to Increase Your Conversion Rate With Social Media

social media how toDo you need to bump up your conversion rate?

Have you put social media front and center to help you do that?

The underlying power of increasing your conversion rate is targeting the right kind of traffic. Where does the right kind of traffic come from? It comes from social.

In this article you’ll discover three ways you can use social media to enhance your conversion rate.

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Find out how to increase your conversion rate with social media.

#1: Improve Signups With Social Login

Social logins allow users to sign up for and log into your website, app, list or service through their social accounts, rather than creating a new account just for your site.

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5 Unusual Ways to Benefit from Twitter Ads

social media how to Are your Twitter ad campaigns giving you the results you expect?

Are you using Twitter’s advertising and remarketing options?

Twitter ads allow you to reach a highly targeted audience so you can recapture lost sales, improve newsletter open rates, find qualified leads and more.

In this article you’ll discover five Twitter advertising tactics to help you meet your goals.

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Find out how you can benefit from using Tiwtter ads.

#1: Close Uncompleted Sales

If you have an online shop as part of your website, you know how frustrating it is when visitors abandon the shopping process. With Twitter tailored audiences, you have a chance to recover those sales by remarketing to buyers who didn’t complete a sale.

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How to Use Google+ Hashtags for More Exposure

social media how to Do you want to reach more people on Google+?

Are you using Google+ hashtags?

Google+ hashtags make it easier for people to discover your content, even if they’re outside your circles. That added visibility gives you greater overall reach.

In this article you’ll discover how to find hashtags to reach the right people on Google+.

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Find out how to use hashtags on Google+ to increase exposure for your business.

How Google+ Hashtags Work

When Google+ started supporting hashtags, the news was met with some skepticism. People wondered if Google+ was blindly following Twitter and Facebook–and whether Google+ hashtags would be as useless as Facebook hashtags.

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How to Repurpose Blog Content for Social Media

social media how toDo you spend a lot of time writing blog posts and creating social media content?

Ever feel like you don’t have enough time to focus on both?

The solution is simple: repurpose your blog content by using it in new ways on social media.

In this article I’ll share how to repurpose blog content for social media platforms.

Why Repurpose Content?

Content repurposing can help you “be everywhere,” since it can be distributed in different forms on multiple social media sites. It also helps you reach people who would not consume the content in its original form.

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Repurpose your blog content for social media networks.

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How to Use Pinterest Promoted Pins

social media how toDo you use Pinterest in your social media strategy?

Want a way to give extra exposure to certain pins?

Now you can do just that with promoted pins, Pinterest’s answer to advertising.

In this article I’ll explain what promoted pins are, and share tips on how, when and why to use them.

What Are Promoted Pins?

Ever since the site launched, people have been anxiously anticipating the launch of some form of Pinterest advertising. The Pinterest promoted pins feature was announced last spring. It’s now in beta and only available to certain business account holders in the United States.

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Learn how to use Pinterest promoted pins.

A promoted pin is a paid ad on Pinterest. You can target certain locations, demographics and devices and reach customers who are searching for or have shown an interest in what you offer.

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