Know Facebook’s Contest and Promotion Rules for the Holidays

Facebook Contest and Promotion Rules

During the holidays many businesses will be running a contest or a promotion on their Facebook page. Did you know that Facebook changed their contest and promotion rules in August 2013? You still can not run a contest or promotion on your personal Facebook timeline, but now it’s easier to run them on your Facebook timeline page.  You can choose … Read More

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So Did Social Media Play a Big Role in These Local Elections?

Election 2012

John A. Perez, Speaker of the California State Assembly, and other Democrats seeking office this election, traveled to Stockton on Monday, November 5, 2012 as part of a bus tour. They arrived at the Democratic Campaign headquarters on Miracle Mile where Mayor Ann Johnston, City Councilmember Susan Eggman, Assemblymember Allyson Huber, city council candidate Michael Tubbs and even Congressman Jerry … Read More

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Local Insurance Agent is Recognized for His Unique Facebook Marketing

Banez Insurance Agency Facebookl

This blog is special and it provides a sense of accomplishment not only for our Social Now team, but more importantly for our client. Banez Insurance Agency has been in business in Stockton for almost 4 years.  Ron Banez is an insurance agent with Farmers Insurance, and he has been successful in marketing his business using Facebook. In September 2011, … Read More

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How Can You Help Clients by Using Social Media?

Social media communication

With social networking sites like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, how can you help your clients by using social media? If you have a B2B business, you have more opportunities than ever to help connect and support your clients. You can search for industry topics using Google alerts and share them with your clients. Connect your client with others that can … Read More

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Six Social Media Tips for Your Facebook Timeline Page

Facebook Icons

In early April we had our first blog regarding Facebook’s Timeline Business Page.   After two months of daily engagement on our Socially Now page, it’s really pretty easy to manage. Here are our top six social media tips for your Facebook Timeline page: Cover Image – Use this space wisely with the right image that reflects your brand and know … Read More

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Will Facebook’s Instagram Purchase Increase Mobile Use?

Will Facebook’s Instagram Purchase Increase Mobile Use?

Last week’s blog we wrote about Pinterest and how it’s become the third most popular social site behind Facebook and Twitter. On Monday, April 9, 2012 Facebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock. Instagram was launched in October 2010 by Stanford University graduates Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. They created a new iPhone application where users share … Read More

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What is Pinterest?

pinterest logo for Socially Now blog

Our Socially Now blog in mid-March mentioned Pinterest for the first time, and how it had a smaller following than Facebook. What is Pinterest and why the rave reviews? It’s another social media site that is engaging particularly among women (60/40). Todd Wasserman, Mashable’s business editor reported several days ago, “Pinterest is now the number three most-popular social network in … Read More

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How to Maximize Facebook Timeline with the New Real-Time Insights?

Socially Now Facebook Timeline page March 2012

Facebook has 850 million active users and 483 million of them use it daily. On February 29, 2012 Facebook started testing their Timeline on pages, and they gave page owners 30 days to test drive the new features. One of the biggest changes is Timeline no longer has a default page. They did add a large cover image page, and … Read More

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The Power of Testimonials In Social Media

Socially Now Testimonials

Most cities or towns have a local paper or magazine with some sort of contest where the community and loyal clients vote for the best of best in different industries. Within social media restaurants ask for reviews on Yelp!, hair salons can request you “like” their page on Facebook and local real estate agents will ask for a “recommendation” on … Read More

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How To Use Social Media and Engage Your Facebook Fans?

Socially Now Facebook Timeline Page 2012

There’s more to Facebook than “likes,” and there’s more to the measurement of social media than “fans”. While expanding a social audience with fans and likes is important, it doesn’t help businesses understand how engaged their social audience is. On March 6, 2012, Erik Sass reported in “The Social Graf” that the growth of Facebook was slowing in the US. … Read More

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