Online social networking

The creation of an acronym for the word F.A.C.E.B.O.O.K. was developed to help you look at it through new eyes as a good way to be transparent and successful on Facebook. Share in this article are a few tips to help you in your journey of learning how to use Facebook to grow your business.

One way that you can think of Facebook is as a business component that is an extension of your business. As an extension of your business, Facebook can help you reach others online that you may not have had the opportunity to reach.

Below is the acronym to help you remember how you can use F.A.C.E.B.O.O.K. in unique ways:

  • F: Friendly should always be the way you choose to be positive with others via Facebook. Even if someone doesn’t treat you respectably, you shouldn’t respond negatively. As a business owner, your online presence is very… Continue reading →

Growing your business online using Facebook is an important step for business owners. With the growth and changes of the Facebook environment, it can be confusing at times. Well, I want to provide you with a few tips to help you navigate the waters of Facebook.

These tips can help you grow your website traffic along with encouraging people to connect with you Facebook account as a friend or a fan on your Fanpage. As a business owner you can then communicate about your products or services to those you are connected with via Facebook.

Below are a few tips that will help you implement Facebook to grow your business:

1360051116_userconfigIn case you haven’t heard, the news was just released that Ning is making some major changes. Those changes include no more free network, Oh No! According to Techcrunch’s article entitled, “Ning’s Bubble Bursts: No More Free Networks, Cuts 40% Of Staff“, networks will either have to convert to a paid version or migrate to a different service.

For long-time Ning network owners, this can present a problem, but if you plan well, you can come up with a great solution. One of these solutions is to migrate over to BuddyPress to create your social network. One of the best things about this combination is that it is still free.

BuddyPress uses a combination of WordPress MU and a plugin called BuddyPress to allow you to create a social network very similar to websites such as Facebook, Ning and other networking environments. If you are technically inclined… Continue reading →