Facebook Engagement Tips

How can businesses ramp-up engagement on Facebook? While it appears that there are no magic formulas, or ready-made-fixes that will work for everyone, fortunately there are a number of tactics that businesses can try to help get better momentum.

My new post on Social Media Examiner offers 26 Tips for Facebook Fan Engagement that should offer at least a tip or two for everyone. I invite you to read the post, take time to comment, and share the post with colleagues and friends who may be interested.

If you found your way to my blog as a result of the SME article, welcome and thanks for stopping by!

While you’re here you may also want to check out my portfolio. Feel free to drop me a line in the comments below, or via the contact form.

–Debbie Hemley, @dhemley Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, PinterestLinkedIn, and Google +.

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Breaking Down Bloggers Block

On the heels of feeling I wouldn’t have an article topic coming to me anytime in the near future, I wrote my most recent piece on Social Media Examiner from first-hand experience by returning to what has served me in the past, and offer 26 tips, an A-Z Guide for overcoming bloggers block.

If you’ve found your way to my blog as a result of the SME article, welcome and thanks for stopping by!

While you’re here you may also want to check out my portfolio. Feel free to drop me a line in the comments below, or via the contact form.

–Debbie Hemley, @dhemley Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, PinterestLinkedIn, and Google +.

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Remember When with Your Twitter Archive

Twitter has been one of my favorite social networking platforms. Recently when I tried to remember how long ago I tweeted my very first tweet, I couldn’t recall.

Twitter archives, which I hadn’t tapped into before today, shows you the date and message you first tweeted. Mine was on 8/7/08 and referred to the first blog I wrote for. Memories….

According to my Twitter archive history, I didn’t start integrating Twitter into my social media routine until late 2010.

Fun, to look back!


It’s official I’m jumping into Twitter. Want to use with blog http://tinyurl.com/5ddkjq

— Debbie Hemley (@dhemley) August 7, 2008

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Facebook Timeline Contests Meet Breaking Bad

Ok, I may have stretched the truth here a little. It’s not like Walter White was introduced or had any run-in’s with Facebook’s new promotion terms.  But as a Breaking Bad fan, I couldn’t stop thinking about last week’s episode as I was working on my new article for GigCoin published today. My bad?

Have a look, see if you feel more in-the-know about the Facebook Terms changes and if you might consider running a timeline contest yourself. That is on your page timeline (and still, not on your Facebook profile timeline.)

Check-out the article on GigCoin for me and more importantly for Walter White!

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Creating a Business Presence on Instagram

Instagram first appeared on the social media scene in October 2010. Now almost three years later, Instagram has become a serious contender for where businesses want to have a presence.

In my latest post on Social Media Examiner, I offer 26 Tips for Using Instagram for Business. Check-out the full article.

If you’ve found your way to my blog as a result of the article, welcome and thanks for stopping by!

While you’re here you may also want to check out my portfolio. Feel free to drop me a line in the comments below, or via the contact form.

–Debbie Hemley, @dhemley Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, PinterestLinkedIn, and Google +.

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Spruce-Up Your Social Media Profiles

Every so often it’s good to take the time to review and make needed adjustments to your personal and business social media profiles. It’s surprising how many things can fall through the cracks.

In my new article on Social Media Examiner, I offer 26 tips for enhancing your social media profiles

If you’ve found your way to my blog as a result of the article, welcome and thanks for stopping by!

While you’re here you may also want to check out my portfolio. Feel free to drop me a line in the comments below, via the contact form, or through my social pages.

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Mobile Advertising 101

Mobile advertising is hardly new but there has been a surge of attention and interest in mobile ads in 2013.  For my new article on GigCoin, Mobile Trends in Mobile Advertising What Businesses Need to Know, I cover: mobile ad growth, ad prices, click rates, major advertising players, how mobile utilizes push marketing, ad sizes, predictions for the future of mobile marketing; and a look at the ads of ten of the top mobile advertisers, where their ads appeared, along with the landing pages, as well as a list of suggested resources.

While researching for the article I came across Competitrack, a full service advertising tracking firm, who rolled out mobile tracking this year. Their database is a treasure trove of ads from different industries, and businesses of all sizes. Ginny Tuckman, President of Competitrack, provided me with access to the database where I pulled up ads and their corresponding landing pages as well as info about the mobile app or website where the ad had been placed. With Competitrack’s permission, I was delighted to include ad and landing page screenshots.

If you have time, swing by the article and feel free to share with friends and colleagues who you think might find it of interest.

Have a wonderful 4th of July!

Best,

Debbie

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Content Strategy and Social Media

It takes commitment to deliver strong content and while it may feel daunting at times, keeping in mind the reasons why you’re doing it and who you’re trying to converse with will help keep you on track. Today in my new article on Social Media Examiner, I discuss 26 Tips to Create a Strong Social Media Content Strategy, an A-Z guideRead the full post.

If you’ve found your way to my blog as a result of the article, welcome and thanks for stopping by! Check-out and LIKE my new Facebook page.

I’ve had a Facebook profile for a number of years but found myself mostly using Twitter and Pinterest for work-related posts and decided it was time to roll-out a Facebook page. No time better than the present!

While you’re here you may want also want to check out my portfolio. Feel free to drop me a line in the comments below, via the contact form, or through my social pages.

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SlideShare Adds a Great Social Dimension for Marketers

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it at least a hundred times—one of the things I enjoy most about my work is the necessity to keep up with social platforms and what they can add for businesses.

SlideShare was something that I hadn’t given much thought to until I started writing this new article, published on GigCoin today.

Suffice to say, SlideShare is most definitely a force to be reckoned with! Read the full article on GigCoin.

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How to: Create Engaging Content

Is all content created equal?  I think not. There’s some that is clearly more engaging than other types of content.  The art of course is to know what will engage your target audience and once you’re confident–do more of it. Regularly.

Today in my new article on Social Media Examiner, I discuss 26 Ways, an A-Z guide, for creating engaging content.  Read the full post.

If you’ve found your way to my blog as a result of the article, welcome and thanks for stopping by. You may want to check out my portfolio. Feel free to drop me a line in the comments below or via the contact form.

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