Are you concerned about the effect of poor reviews on your business?
Facebook has a star rating system that lets your customers share their experience (whether positive or negative) with others.
In this article I’ll share everything you need to know about Facebook star reviews, including what they are and how to shut them off.
What Are Facebook Reviews?
According to Facebook, star ratings encourage more people to rate a business, making it eligible to appear in the news feed. This helps readers discover new businesses, while businesses create greater brand awareness.
Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.
What’s New This Week?
Are you looking for ways to use LinkedIn to attract more business for your company or brand?
To learn how to optimize your LinkedIn profile as a marketer, I interview Ron Nash, the “LinkedIn Whisperer,” for this episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast.
More About This Show
The Social Media Marketing podcast is a show from Social Media Examiner.
It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing. The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting).
In this episode, I interview Ron Nash, author of the books Leveraging LinkedIn and How to Find Your Dream Job, Even in a Recession. Ron is a LinkedIn preferred trainer who specializes in helping individuals and brands with their LinkedIn strategy.
Ron shares the importance of having a well-developed LinkedIn profile.
You’ll discover how to present yourself on LinkedIn, write an engaging professional headline and summary and strategically leverage images and video on your profile page.
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Want new ways to benefit from Google+?
Have you shared rich media on Google+?
When you provide rich media within Google+, you maximize the reach and engagement of each piece of content and make it easy for visitors to consume.
Here are eight types of rich media content to share on Google+.
Why Rich Media on Google+
Many social media users, especially those on mobile, don’t want to leave the platform they’re on. With rich media, your audience can enjoy your attention-grabbing content without leaving the platform.
Do you want information that could help you understand your LinkedIn behavior?
The LinkedIn Data Export tool offers deeper insight into your LinkedIn activity.
In this article I’ll share the seven export files you can use to target ads, build keyword lists, create a list of connections and more.
Do your employees feel confident sharing on social media about your company?
In this article you will discover how Adobe is empowering their 11,000 employees worldwide to be social media brand ambassadors. As a result, they are building customer goodwill and influencing sales.
Are you struggling to find ways to get noticed on the platform?
With each update to Facebook, it becomes increasingly harder for small businesses to make a splash in front of their intended audience.
Here are four marketing tactics you can use to get more out of your Facebook advertising.
Would you like to learn the secret of their Facebook success?
While we’d never advocate copying your competitor’s posts exactly, it’s helpful to monitor and study the posts of your competition.
You may get ideas on how to tweak your own posting strategy to build on what’s working for someone else.
In this article I’ll show you how to research what your competition is doing on Facebook so you can study what works and model it on your own page.
Have you optimized your profile and page so your message reaches the most people?
It’s more important than ever to make sure your Google+ profile and page are optimized to support your business goals so you can extend your marketing reach.
In this article I’ll share three tips for optimizing your Google+ profile and business page to make your business more visible.