Your ‘LIKE’ matters, what you ‘SHARE’ is *your* integrity.

Facebook advert showing friend’s endorsement

It disturbs me when I see folks on social media posting potentially damaging things without a sense of critical analysis and discernment, or acting apparently without integrity. I’ve seen both on facebook today.

Both the overly rational and the overly irrational seem susceptible to this on facebook. In . . . → Read More: Your ‘LIKE’ matters, what you ‘SHARE’ is *your* integrity.

Can Diaspora* Compete With Facebook And Google+?

Ilya Zhitomirskiy

Ilya Zhitomirskiy1989-2011

In this post I’ll explain why I think Diaspora* will outlast Facebook and Google+, even though it may never reach their level of popularity. I’ll explain why Diaspora* does not need to compete with them to be a success, and why I think one or both could well fail and be . . . → Read More: Can Diaspora* Compete With Facebook And Google+?

Facebook Marketing Tip: Add Your Facebook Pages To Your Personal Profile

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This is such an obvious but useful tip I am kicking myself for not having thought of it sooner!

Instead of presenting people with a lengthy CV of places I used to work I have now used my business Facebook Pages to show my current employment. This both looks good and shares my Facebook . . . → Read More: Facebook Marketing Tip: Add Your Facebook Pages To Your Personal Profile

Facebook Marketing Tip: What To Put In My Personal Facebook Profile

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I don’t put much personal information in my personal Facebook profile. Why not? I will explain in a moment, but oddly perhaps, maintaining my privacy benefits my Facebook marketing. This is because by not sharing much personal information I am able to make my personal profile visible to everyone, and use my personal profile . . . → Read More: Facebook Marketing Tip: What To Put In My Personal Facebook Profile

How To Invite Facebook Friends To Google+ & Diaspora, Export To Spreadsheet (CSV File)

Here’s one short video that is bloody brilliant!

Invite Facebook friends to Google+ or Diaspora in just 5 minutes!

Facebook does not want you to get at your data: it has blocked browser plugins and apps that help you do this. Facebook does provide a “download your data” feature, but the output is . . . → Read More: How To Invite Facebook Friends To Google+ & Diaspora, Export To Spreadsheet (CSV File)

Facebook Page Marketing Guide for Freelancers & Small Business – FREE eBook by Mark Hughes

Facebook Marketing Guide

This FREE eBook explains how a Facebook page can work for freelancers, practitioners, therapists—in fact any small business.

In this guide I explain how marketing with Facebook’s social network differs from conventional advertising or a website on its own. I show you how to assess its effectiveness for your business using Facebook’s built in tools, . . . → Read More: Facebook Page Marketing Guide for Freelancers & Small Business – FREE eBook by Mark Hughes

A Safe Alternative To Facebook & Google+ : Consumer Cooperative Social Networks

Facebook is a landslide internet success. An elite group of investors are hoping that it will remain so, because they are investing billions of dollars in the company and its business model. Even Google, which has launched a rival social network, Google+, will have a tough time competing because of Facebook’s dominance of social . . . → Read More: A Safe Alternative To Facebook & Google+ : Consumer Cooperative Social Networks

How To Stop Facebook Using Your Actions To Promote Products

Protecting Your Privacy On Facebook

You may have noticed that sometimes your friends appear to endorse products in facebook adverts like the one shown here. What’s wrong with this you may wonder, after all, you did ‘Like’ this, so maybe its ok for facebook to show your endorsement on the advert too?

What’s . . . → Read More: How To Stop Facebook Using Your Actions To Promote Products

How To Prevent Your Account Being Hacked On Facebook

No-one wants their facebook account hacked, but it is especially important if you use facebook for business. A hacker can cause damage not only to you, but to your friends and customers, and their friends and so on.

The cost to your customers can be high, which in turn can severely damage . . . → Read More: How To Prevent Your Account Being Hacked On Facebook