11 Ways to Boost Facebook Engagement for Small Businesses


social media how toIs your small business on Facebook?

Are you looking for better ways to engage your fans?

Small businesses are winning on Facebook more than ever before.

In this article you’ll find 11 ways small businesses can improve engagement and drive sales with Facebook posts.

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Discover eleven ways to boost Facebook engagement for small businesses.

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Social Sharing: How to Get More People to Share Your Content


Do you publish content online?

Want more people to share your content?

To learn how to get more people to share your content, I interview Mark Schaefer.

More About This Show

The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Mark Schaefer, author of The Tao of Twitter and Social Media Explained. His blog Grow was awarded #2 on our top 10 blogs of 2015.

Mark also co-hosts the Marketing Companion podcast. His latest book is called The Content Code: Six Essential Strategies for Igniting Your Content, Your Marketing, and Your Business.

In this episode Mark will explore why people share via social media.

You’ll discover what you can do to improve your chances that people will share your content.

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Embeddable Facebook Videos: This Week in Social Media


social media researchWelcome 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?

Facebook Announces the Embedded Video Player: “With the Embedded Video Player you can easily add Facebook Videos to your website. You can use any public video post by a page or a person as video source.”

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“You can get the embed code directly from the video post itself. If the video post is public, click on the icon that appears in the top right corner of the post on Facebook.”

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5 New Facebook Features and How Marketers Should Use Them


social media how toAre you taking advantage of the most recent Facebook features?

Want to know how to improve your Facebook marketing?

Staying on top of the latest Facebook updates will help your business get better results.

Here are five ways to incorporate recently revealed Facebook features into your marketing.

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Discover how marketers should use 5 new Facebook features.

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Video Blogging: How to Become a Video Personality


Do you post videos?

Want to make them better?

To learn how to create great videos, I interview video blogger Amy Schmittauer.

More About This Show

The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Amy Schmittauer, a video blogger and marketing coach. Amy blogs at Savvy Sexy Social and is the host of the Marketing Lifestyle podcast.

Amy will talk all about video blogging and what you need to know to become a video blogger.

You’ll discover the secret to making great videos, as well as what mistakes to avoid.

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Listen as Amy Schmittauer shares how to become a video personality by video blogging.

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How to Use Facebook Video Cards for Business


social media how toDo you use your Facebook Profile for business?

Want a quick and easy way to say thank-you?

Facebook video cards make it easy to say thanks to clients, employees and business partners.

In this article you’ll discover four ways to use Facebook video cards to strengthen your professional relationships.

Create Facebook Video Cards

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Discover how to use Facebook video cards for business.

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8 Ways to Use Facebook Video for More Engagement


social media how toHave you noticed more videos in your Facebook news feed?

Want to take advantage of the benefits of Facebook video for your business?

Facebook’s Autoplay feature means videos are more eye-catching than a regular post.

Plus, Facebook videos seem to get more organic reach in the news feed.

In this article I’ll share eight ideas to get more engagement and drive more traffic with your Facebook videos.

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Discover how to use Facebook video for more engagement.

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Becoming Recommended: How to Build a Business Others Love Recommending


Do you rely on word of mouth to promote your business?

Are you wondering how to get more people to recommend your product or service?

To learn how to build a business that’s highly recommended, I interview Paul Rand.

More About This Show

The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Paul Rand, the CEO of Zócalo Group, an agency that specializes in digital, social and word-of-mouth marketing. He’s also the chief digital officer at Ketchum and former president of the Word of Mouth Marketing Association. Paul authored the book, Highly Recommended: Harnessing the Power of Social Media and Word of Mouth to Build Your Brand and Your Business.

Paul explores how your business can become highly recommended.

You’ll discover what motivates recommendations, the importance of targeting the right influencers online and the six steps to getting more positive recommendations for your business.

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Listen as Mike talks with Paul Rand about how to build a business others love recommending.

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26 Creative Ways Brands Use Facebook Status Updates


social media how to Does your business have a Facebook marketing plan?

Do you need inspiration for Facebook updates that excite your fans?

Do you treat each and every update as an opportunity for engagement?

In this article we’ll take a look at 26 brands, an A-Z guide, that use Facebook status updates that combine visual content and brand messages to create buzz, excitement and interaction.

#1: Audi USA

When Drive (a TV network that celebrates the culture of cars and is geared toward car enthusiasts) highlighted Audi USA on their YouTube channel, Audi ran with it.

In the status update below, Audi USA shared that media recognition for their brand’s history and culture, but made sure to show appreciation by including a social link to the brand that drew attention to them.

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Sharing company-branded media highlights and linking to related brands is win-win.

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