Facebook Tip: Turning off Similar Page Suggestions

It’s Facebook Tip Thursday! You’ve likely seen this…When a new fan “Likes” your Page, they get a series of suggested pages they may also wish to “Like.” What you Need to Know These recommendations are not paid ads. They are straight from Facebook. Facebook simply offers this, and bases suggestions on location, category, and other […]

[Podcast] Creating a Facebook Sales Funnel

Episode 8 of the Halftime Mike Podcast dives into how companies on Facebook can use posts and tabs to create a Facebook sales funnel. Facebook provides marketers with tremendous opportunity to connect with their target audience. Facebook has over 1.15 billion users, Those Facebook users spend 20 minutes per visit on Facebook Over 699 million […]

Definitive Guide to Facebook Timeline Contests [eBook]

Since Facebook opened up the opportunity for Timeline Contests a few weeks ago, I’ve tried to keep you informed with a few blog posts on the key differences between Timeline and Tab Contests, ideas you can try, and now…. Your eBook definitive Guide to Facebook Timeline Contests is here!  Fresh and ready to help you, […]

Great Infographic on Content Marketing 12 Tenets via Marcus Sheridan

  With more and more businesses turning to content marketing as a viable strategy for generating leads, it’s easy for your blog posts, videos, white papers, and other content to get lost in the mix. Fortunately, there are several content creation strategies you can follow to ensure that your prospective customers are not only finding […]

Get More Shares of Your Content!

How many hours have you spent adding buttons, gadgets and widgets to your new blog or website? You research the right tools, share buttons, share bars, analytic tracking tools and more. You install them with a hope and a prayer that someone somewhere is going to use them.  However, unfortunately many business leaders find they […]

Top Facebook Statistics 2013 [as of September]

Here’s a great compilation of 15 key Facebook statistics for 2013. Bottom line:  Facebook continues to grow.  Facebook is being used more and more by mobile users.  Facebook needs to be a key part of your online marketing strategy. Which stat stands out to you the most?  Let me know in the comments! Top Facebook […]

Timeline Contests and Tab Contests Compared [INFOGRAPHIC]

Facebook added new possibilities, so how can you quickly decide which option is best for your page? Read on! INFOGRAPHIC: Guide to deciding between a Timeline Contest, a Tab Contest, or both! Timeline Contest is best if: If you want to launch right away (like today!) If you want fast engagement (like’s and comments on […]

[Podcast] Comparison of Facebook Timeline and Tab Contests

Podcast Episode #7 2013 This Halftime Mike Podcast episode looks into the Facebook promotion policy change opening up contest promos to be run in the news feed. In particular, this episode guides marketers on when to use a Timeline Contest and when to use a Tab Contest. Come away with an informed view on advantages […]

5 Facebook Timeline Contest Types and 10 Examples You Can Run Now

The social media world has been chattering extensively about the recent change by Facebook to allow Pages to run contests on the Timeline. Page Admins now simply need to create a post on their page and push it out to run a contest!  (Well, a few more items are needed but we’ll get to that.) […]

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Facebook Timeline Contests and Tab Contests Compared – Appetizer versus Full Meal

Timeline contest or contest hosted on a tab on your Facebook Page?  Which is better? Since Facebook loosened up the promotion policy and allows contests on both the Timeline via a post, and via apps on tabs, what are keys for choosing the type of contest to run? There are advantages and disadvantages to each.  The key […]