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Have you customized your Facebook page? There are thousands of apps that can help you engage with your fans . In this article I’ll focus on the top 75 Facebook apps . These apps allow you to customize your landing tabs, add your blog, add videos and photos, add chat, add polls, contests, geolocation, scheduling, email, ecommerce and much more . Why Facebook Apps? Why add apps to your Facebook Business (Fan) page?
Did you know that personal branding is the secret to growing your business, especially with Facebook pages? If you think about Vin Diesel, Will Smith, Tony Robbins or Mary Smith. They’ve built their success around their personal brands. You might think that this works only for celebrities. Well, here’s the good news.
Facebook is a key online marketing tool for businesses —if utilized to its fullest it can drive increased traffic to your website, generate additional sales, promote brand recognition and loyalty, and provide you with a direct communication link to your clients and customers. Here's 20 companies—chosen from nominations by entrepreneurs, social media experts, Inc. editors, and Facebook—that we think have awesome fan pages. Vote for your favorites by clicking the "Like" button on this page.
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum , where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. While Facebook marketing is on the rise among small businesses, many are still struggling to master the basics. "Many people have difficulty with just the basic Page set up," says social media marketing consultant Nicole Krug . "For example, I still see people setting up their business as a profile page instead of a business Page. I have other clients who jumped into Groups when they came out and have divided their fan base." Here are five more common Facebook marketing mistakes to avoid:
When a piece of software is automatically installed on your computer without your knowledge, it's called malware. But what do you call it when Facebook apps are added to your profile without your knowledge? We discovered Wednesday that this is actually happening, and stopping it isn't as easy as checking a box in your privacy settings. If you visit certain sites while logged in to Facebook, an app for those sites will be quietly added to your Facebook profile.
If you want to gauge the overall traction a webpage has received on Facebook, then adding a simple ‘Like’ button on that page should be enough. It shows the total number of likes received. But “likes” comprise the total number of likes by Facebook users, comments posted on them, and shares.