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How to Create a Google+ Business Page

Posted by on 12:40 pm in Google Plus, One Minute Tips | 0 comments

How to Create a Google+ Business Page

Are you new to Google+ and have a personal profile but now want to create a Google+ business page to help promote your brand or store? I have found that sometimes it’s not so easy to get answers to simple questions like this on Google+. Here is your One Minute Tip to help you get started right now setting up a Google Plus page for your business or nonprofit. Note: you have to have a Google+ personal profile before you can create a Google+ business page.   First things first: Get to your Google+ profile First, go to your personal...

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One Minute Tip: Make the Most of Your New Facebook Cover Photo Area on Your Facebook Business Timeline

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One Minute Tip: Make the Most of Your New Facebook Cover Photo Area on Your Facebook Business Timeline

With the new Facebook Business Timeline, you may have heard, your Facebook cover photo is not allowed to contain certain things. You are not allowed to put your website, phone number, or call to action in the cover photo. Starting to feel like a teenager with a curfew? Don’t worry: here’s a One Minute Tip on how to get your name out there on top of your Facebook business Timeline anyway. First you should review the actual rules like any good teenager about to blow their curfew. Below is Facebook’s cover photo...

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One Minute Tip: How to Delete Facebook Business Pages

Posted by on 4:04 pm in Facebook, News, One Minute Tips | 32 comments

One Minute Tip: How to Delete Facebook Business Pages

Did you create your Facebook fan page and now you don’t want it anymore? Maybe you started over from scratch and your new page is so much better, so you don’t need the old one anymore. Here’s a simple one minute tip on how to delete Facebook business pages. First, go to the business page you want to delete. To do that, go to your personal profile, click on the upper right-hand drop down arrow next to the “Home” link. Click on the page you would like to delete. Once in that page, click on “Edit Page” in the upper right-hand of...

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One Minute Tip: How to Remove an Application from Facebook

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One Minute Tip: How to Remove an Application from Facebook

Did you fall for that “See who’s viewing your profile” scam? Awww, we warned you against that! You couldn’t resist though, could you? And who can blame you? Who doesn’t want to know who’s been stalking their profile? If you’ve clicked on a Facebook rogue app from your News Feed, it will access your Facebook profile. Here’s a One Minute Tip on how to remove an application from Facebook. If you’ve accessed a rogue app/virus in Facebook you need to 1.) remove the application (app) from your Facebook profile, 2.)...

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One Minute Tip: Meet the New Facebook Wall ~ Now Check Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Posted by on 1:37 pm in Facebook, News, One Minute Tips | 1 comment

One Minute Tip: Meet the New Facebook Wall ~ Now Check Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Have you gotten the new Facebook wall yet? Facebook privacy settings have changed a little with what they now call the new “Facebook Timeline” (that is, the new Facebook Wall). Now might be a good time to check your new Facebook privacy setting. Here’s a One Minute Tip on how to do that without having to go to your Privacy page. When you’re posting on your new Facebook wall, especially for the first time, make sure the Share setting isn’t on “Public” if you don’t want to share your posts publicly....

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One Minute Tip: Create a Facebook List for the Pages you “Like”

Posted by on 4:33 pm in Facebook, News, One Minute Tips | 4 comments

One Minute Tip: Create a Facebook List for the Pages you “Like”

How many Facebook business fan pages have you “liked?” Are they cluttering up your news feed? You can file them into lists to help you keep in touch with your favorites. Recently I posted a One Minute Tip to help you create a Facebook “Featured Likes” file where you can follow your favorite Facebook business fan pages. I just found out another coolly way to file your Facebook pages, thanks to colleague Sue Surdam at Social Media 101: Artizon Digital. You’re not limited to putting “friends” into lists. You can file...

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One Minute Tip: Get More Engagement on Your Facebook Page

Posted by on 7:38 pm in Facebook, News, One Minute Tips | 4 comments

One Minute Tip: Get More Engagement on Your Facebook Page

My Facebook business page, In Touch Promotions, has been tagged in other Facebook biz pages’ posts before, but it wasn’t until the other day when I read WagnerWrites’ post that it dawned on me. You can get more engagement on your Facebook fan page by proactively asking other Facebook business pages to comment on your business page. So if you want to increase engagement on your Facebook fan page, tag other pages in a post. To tag a page in your post, type the “@” symbol, then begin typing the name of the page you want to tag in the...

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One Minute Tip: Check All Your Google+ Circle Notifications

Posted by on 4:36 pm in Google Plus, One Minute Tips | 4 comments

One Minute Tip: Check All Your Google+ Circle Notifications

Recently I’ve noticed that I’ve been getting circled on Google Plus a lot. I also noticed that if I’m not on G+ every day, I miss some of those notifications. I think the reason I’m not seeing all the notifications is that when new circle notifications come up, the old ones disappear in favor of the new ones. If you don’t want to miss any Google+ circle notifications, here’s a one minute tip for you to help make sure you check all your Google+ circle notifications. First, go to your G+ notifications and click “Added you on...

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One Minute Tip: Create a URL for Your Facebook Business Page

Posted by on 4:32 pm in Facebook, One Minute Tips | 8 comments

One Minute Tip: Create a URL for Your Facebook Business Page

I just created a URL for my new Facebook business page, “One Minute Tips.” If you have more than 25 fans on your business page, you can create a URL for your Facebook business page too. Among the many advantages of having your own URL is that it brands your page and it’s a shorter and more memorable link to share with your friends to get them to like your page. First, go to your page. Click on the “edit page” button. Click on “Basic Information” and “Create a Username for this page.” If you’re signed in as your page,...

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One Minute Tip: Change the Title and Description While Posting an Article to Your Facebook Wall

Posted by on 3:05 pm in Facebook, One Minute Tips | 6 comments

If you’d like to share an article with Facebook friends or fans, but you don’t like the title or description, you can rename it. You can change the title and description while posting an article to your Facebook wall. First, click “Link” above your Facebook’s “What’s on your mind?” box. Copy and paste the link that you want to share into the box and click “attach.” The article title, description and usually a thumbnail photo will appear. Before you hit “Post,” double-click on the title. A box will show up, and you can...

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