Why is James Ellis Dominating Facebook?

Have you seen the viral videos that he’s posting in your feed yet? I shared one of his videos in our SteamFeed Facebook group the other day (regrettably) . It seems like his videos are popping up all over the place this weekend. This guy has over 1.3 million Facebook fans! He’s absolutely crushing it. https://www.facebook.com/JamesEllisFitness […]

How to Create Compelling Content That Converts

I recently read an insightful blog post by Jean of Kapost suggesting that “a laissez-faire approach to creating content won’t cut it anymore”. New research from Demand Metric shows that formats that used to work for marketers are not working anymore. Meaning: they don’t pull audience interest like they once did. It seems that the revolution of […]

Facebook: I Can’t Quit You

And it’s not for lack of trying. In Episode 8 of SteamFeed TV, our panel discussed Facebook’s psychological experiments on its users. Whether you believe that it was Facebook merely collecting useful data for better advertisements, giving Facebook data to sell to anti-depressant manufactures, or some super-secret clandestine government program, the fact is, Facebook is […]

An Inside Look at the Facebook Pages Manager App Redesign

Do you use Facebook’s Pages Manager App on your smartphone? If you do, you may have noticed that the Facebook team recently did a complete redesign of the app. The new design is available for iOS and Android users and is sleek and easy to navigate. While we’re very excited about the new design (it was much needed!) we’re […]

An Easy Way to See What Is and Isn’t Working For Your Facebook Page

If you’re anything like me (a typical Facebook admin whose day does not revolve around Facebook), you don’t have time to spend hours upon hours digging into the depths of Facebook’s Insights. Managing a Facebook Page is already a lot of work and it’s not the only job most of us have.  While I don’t recommend completely ignoring […]

25 Pieces of Advice You Need to Build an Awesome Facebook Page

During the last couple of months we’ve all read a steady stream of complaints about Facebook’s most recent changes and how they affect business Pages. Yet anyone who pays close attention to what’s happening at Facebook shouldn’t be terribly surprised. After all, as Scott Ayres over at Post Planner noted in a recent post, “Facebook was created […]

Design and CSR based Initiatives by Big Brands

Every company would like to be like Apple. Not just because those giant revenues and profit margins would satisfy any shareholder but because the company has produced the right results in the right way: by using design to charge a premium for beautiful products. That focus on design has led to an entirely new way […]

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook’s New Page Design

We’ve been hearing the rumors about Facebook’s new Pages design for several months now (and we’ve seen a few Pages that were switched over many weeks ago). As of Friday, May 23, 2014, Facebook has started prompting businesses to make the switch because they plan on changing all Pages over on June 5. According to Facebook, the new […]

Facebook Gone Wrong: 5 Fails Brands Can Learn From

They say there’s a fine line between insanity and genius. You could say the same fine line exists between brilliance and failure on the colossal social network that is Facebook. Taking risks with posts on Facebook can sometimes help a brand take their social media presence to the next level. However, those same risks, if […]

How to Filter Out the Noise as a Community Manager

It has been well documented in the media how much social media can distract you from the things that matter. Going on Facebook, especially if you use it for business reasons (community management) or personal these days can be a test in seeing how confident and sure you are of your self.  After all, everyone […]

How Like-Gating Facebook Campaigns Can Hurt Your Business

Like-gating your campaigns — contests, newsletter sign-ups, etc. – can be helpful if you want to drive new Page Likes, but it’s not necessarily the best way to go. So before you lock your campaigns behind a Like-gate, here are a couple of things to consider. The first issue is that users may decide to unlike your […]

Big Brands Serve Similar Dishes On Facebook

For a restaurant chain, social media is an unforgiving place. The company might have a workforce that stretches to six figures but it only takes the poor service of one surly teenaged burger-flipper for a public complaint to be posted on Facebook for millions of people to see. Thousands of outlets staffed by hundreds of […]

Your Strategy Checklist: Is Your Social Media Outdated?

Staying up on trends and continually evolving a plan are essential to a successful social media marketing strategy. Therefore, it follows that an outdated social media strategy is an ineffective social media strategy. But what makes a social media strategy “outdated”? While there are plenty of things you shouldn’t make part of your social media […]

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Facebook Fans Want to See Your Content

5-contentI recently re-read an interesting Fast Company piece about the number of people who hide or block Facebook content even if they “Like” the brand or business. As the CEO of a software company that makes apps to use on Facebook … Read more

For Fortune 500 Retailers Selected Product Posts Win Engagement

Harley Davidson has it easy. The motorbike company is known for producing a single product. That product is photogenic so it’s not surprising that the company’s Facebook page looks like a photo album of beautiful motorbikes. A Photo of the Day shows a rare model every 24 hours. In between those posts are pictures of […]

The Facebook Strategies Of Fortune 500 Finance Firms

Retail  companies can have an easy time on Facebook. Co […]

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25 Ways to Make a Statement with Your Facebook Cover Photo

25-waysYour Facebook cover photo is the first thing people see when they come to your Facebook Page. So what are you doing to make a statement with that valuable real estate? To give you some inspiration, we rounded up 25 … Read more

New Twitter Layout 2014: Welcome To Twacebook

So, what should you know about the new Twitter layout? I know… If you’re not on Twitter, you’re thinking, “I’m not on Twitter, why should I care?” If you’re on Twitter, you might be thinking, “Oh, brother…Twitter too?” Google+ made some semi-recent layout changes, LinkedIn is changing the Services section of Company Pages, and Facebook […]

3 Apps Every B2B Business Needs on Its Facebook Page

Three Essential Apps Every B2B Business Needs on Its Facebook Page

On every brand’s Page there are four app thumbnails, three of which are customizable and whose positions can be moved. Some companies choose to use this space to feature their Page’s Like count or Facebook’s “Notes” and “Map” apps. These … Read more

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10 Reasons the Most Successful Businesses Count on Apps for Their Facebook Promotions

10 Reasons the Most Successful Businesses Count on Apps for Their Facebook PromotionsWhen Facebook announced in August 2013 that page administrators had the option to create promotions without needing to use a third-party application, it stirred up a lot of conversation around our office. Right away our development team to get to … Read more