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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Facebook Best Practice: Bangor, Maine Police Department

This morning, I had a breakfast meeting with a business owner whose business is not on Facebook, and he asked me if I “do Facebook for people.” I told him that I help clients set up their pages and coach them, but it’s best for business owners to manage their own Facebook pages because “I can’t …

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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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Website Horror Story – please don’t let this happen to you!

The other day, I got a phone call from a gentleman who had become manager of a brick-and-mortar retail business with a website. The site had been set up before his arrival and he had been given little information about it. But for over a month, customers have been calling him to tell him that his …

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The 6 most common internet marketing pitfalls

Oh, how I want to host one of those TV makeover shows. To be paid to nab total strangers in the mall and rid them of their pleated, high-waisted jeans…. to separate men from their unibrows…. Heaven! I guess I just love telling folks what to do helping people make the most of what God …

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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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