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  • "When it comes to social media Alan is extremely knowledgeable, easy to get on with and it was a pleasure to work with him. He is one of life’s good guys. Nothing is too much trouble for him. He listens to your social media challenges and gives you strategies and tools that work."
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Category: Facebook

  • How To Like a Facebook Page From Your Business Page

    Do you want to know how to like a Facebook Page from your business Page? How about commenting on other Page’s posts as your business? Before I explain how you do both of these things, I’ll explain why you might want to do them in the first place! Social media is all about building relationships and engagement and……

    4 May 2017
    Alan Martin
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  • How to Advertise to Your Email List on Facebook

    Want to learn how to advertise to your email list on Facebook? Facebook ads are a great way to get the message out there about your products and services, but they are also a great way to lose money if you don’t know what you are doing. A mistake l often see marketers making is that they aim…

    1 Nov 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • Facebook Apps: What Are They And How To Install Them

    Over the last couple of years Facebook apps have been less visible on business pages due to a change in page design, but as with all things Facebook related, change is never far away and so in the latest page redesign, apps are again more visible and should be back on your To-Do list. This is your…

    22 Oct 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • Introduction To The Power Editor

    Have you heard of Facebook’s Power Editor but have no idea what it is or why you should be using it? With declining reach, organic activity alone won’t cut it anymore, so you need to be at least experimenting with paid ads on Facebook. However if you are not using the Power Editor you will…

    18 Oct 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • How to Verify Your Facebook Business Page

    In October 2015 Facebook announced that they were introducing a new feature that would allow business pages to become verified. This is something that you should definitely do if you have not done so already, but before I show you how to do it, it is helpful to know what a verified page is and why you want…

    12 Oct 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • How Not to Advertise on Facebook

    I recently saw an advert in my Facebook newsfeed for an E-book that promised 34 time-tested email templates including the exact 2 email templates that were responsible for over 50% of all the author’s sales, and the 14 email templates that his company use to launch their own products and services, double their click-through rates…

    5 Oct 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • Creating a Vanity URL For Your Facebook Page

    Facebook allows page owners and Admins to create a shortened version of their URL for marketing and aesthetic purposes. Unless you were given the option to set up a custom URL when you first created your Facebook business Page (see image below), the URL you are automatically issued with is very long and usually consists of a…

    29 Sep 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • 18 Practical Tips To Get More Engagement on Facebook

    According to Social Media Examiner’s 2016 Industry report, only 46% of marketers feel like their Facebook marketing efforts are working. Why so low a percentage? Well one of the reasons often cited by marketers is because it takes a lot of time and effort to maintain an effective presence on Facebook (time, that could be spent…

    26 Aug 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • How To Grow Your Fanbase on Facebook: 19 Top Tips

    For Facebook marketing to be effective, it is essential to have a sizeable audience. I know that’s not rocket science, but without a large and relevant fan base it is like speaking to an empty room and you will likely be wasting your valuable time and effort! In order to attract a large audience and be successful with your…

    25 Aug 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • Success Story: Cleaning up With Facebook Ads

    With the Social Media Success interview series I try to pick different industries in order to show that any business sector can be successful using social media. This week it is my absolute pleasure to introduce you to Derek Cowan and his business ‘Get it Done Cleaning’ based in Fife. Derek’s company are ‘wiping the floor’…

    8 Aug 2016
    Alan Martin
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