How to Keep your Business Facebook Page from Getting Stolen

Recently I read about a Facebook Page scam that has been making the rounds. It’s called the “Verified Page Scam,” so, please check it out. The upshot is: Even though it may look like an official Facebook page, do not click on a link that requests permissions, as Facebook does not request permission to take control of …

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Let’s not be Friends:
How to convert your business Facebook Profile into a Page.

Differences between Profile, Page and Group

It happened again. I came across a local business using a personal Facebook profile for their business. I didn’t “add [Wilson’s Cupcakes] as a friend,” because I don’t add strangers to my friends list (even if I know [Mr. Wilson] in passing, I just don’t). So, the business missed the opportunity to engage with me. …

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How to convert your business Facebook Profile into a Page.

I can’t sell your cupcakes like you can: How to enjoy writing web content

I am always nagging clients to add content to their websites. It’s great for search engines but more importantly, it sends the message that your business is dynamic and an expert in your field. The problem is that most people just don’t want to write content. Sure, clients can pay me to do it, but it’s …

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Nonprofits: Why hire a professional for your design project?

Many of my most rewarding jobs have been for non-profit clients. I get to work with the kindest, most generous people, and they always end up teaching me something new about our community. Small non-profits think they can’t afford to outsource creating flyers, brochures, websites etc., so employees or volunteers with other duties end up …

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How to get a snazzy Facebook address

I had a question from a friend the other day, and I would like to share the answer with all of you. Her business Facebook page had a long URL, like: facebook.com/pages/The-Page-Name/123456789101122 She wanted to know how to get a simple URL like:  facebook.com/SheepBoutique This makes it easier to communicate your Facebook page address on a business …

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Is Facebook right for me?

  All the negative hype about Facebook has been totally blown out of proportion by the news media. I recommend that people go in and lock down their privacy settings (so do it now, right after you join our page!), but that’s just common sense. Facebook has been extremely useful for me in my personal, …

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