Monster launches BeKnown on Facebook

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Monster, the well known job site has launched an app on Facebook today called BeKnown. Whilst LinkedIn remains king of the professional social network sites, more businesses are turning to Facebook as a professional networking tool, and BranchOut was the first Facebook professional network app. With over 800k users it is not yet the new LinkedIn, but is growing users steadily. Once on Beknown, you can edit your contact details (it automatically pulls everything from your Facebook profile) and there is an option to import your professional profile from either Monster or LinkedIn. […]

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Jun, 2011

Facebook marketing – Make your page stand out

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Use the space on your Facebook page effectively Facebook marketing: If you spend a fair amount of time on Facebook, and have liked a few Facebook pages, you will have noticed that some pages have customised a Facebook landing page, however, once you hit the like button, the default page that you return to each time you visit that page is the wall. It’s essential to get the Facebook Landing page right however, as it’s the first impression that your page visitors will have of you/your business/your band/your crafts. There are many ways […]

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Jun, 2011

Happiest day of the year

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Apparently today is the happiest day of the year! Spread the joy throughout your company to boost business: Post something to your Social Media accounts to celebrate the fact – Post something that makes you smile, a picture, quote or video – Friday’s are busy days on Facebook and Twitteras people wind down for the weekend! Smile when answering the phones, it will show in your voice. Happy staff = Happy customers, what can you do to make today fun for both your clients and your team? Make someone feel good – a […]

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Get your Facebook posts seen

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Are you aware that a lot of your Facebook posts do not get seen, as most people do not realise that the default news feed that they get on their Facebook home page is in fact top news, not most recent? To change this, once on your home page in Facebook, click on the Most recent link in the right corner of your news feed, you’ll now see all posts from everyone in chronological order (that’s as long as you’ve updated your settings to be able to see everyone rather […]

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Jun, 2011

Ronan Parke – Britain’s got talent runner up – proves that social media works

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Ronan Parke’s popularity grew rapidly thanks to social media (Pic: ITV) So Ronan Parke didn’t win Britain’s got talent final last night, however, he’s already tipped to make £1.5 million before Christmas (according to the Daily Mirror), not bad for a 12 year old eh?   It’s pretty obvious that the first key to his success was appearing on a talent show on prime time TV in the UK, as the show gets approximately 19 million viewers each week. However, it is the power of social media that kept him appearing […]

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