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Facebook Week: Putting it All Together

It has been an action-packed Theme Week here at ProBlogger as we delved into making Facebook work for you. We’ve been hearing for a long time now that bloggers and small business owners are both confused and frustrated with the platform – where they once enjoyed using it to interact with their audience, they now […]

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Facebook Theme Week: Boost Your Organic Reach with These Tips

It’s a war most of us as bloggers find ourselves in with Facebook fairly often: our desire to have our posts seen by our likers, versus Facebook’s desire to not overwhelm its users with thousands of updates every single time they log on. With so many users on the world’s biggest social media site (Darren […]

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Facebook Theme Week: Case Studies of Popular Pages (and What They’re Doing to Get Great Engagement)

There has been much discussion in blogging circles of late about Facebook and the effects their algorithms have on reaching all your “likers” with each of your posts. While Darren mentioned yesterday in his brief overview of organic vs paid reach that both have positives and negatives, the fact remains that many bloggers are still […]

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Facebook Theme Week: Organic or Paid?

At a recent team meeting at ProBlogger HQ to plan the theme for our next ‘theme week’ here on the ProBlogger blog I nervously suggested that we should create a week long series of posts on the topic of Facebook. As the word came out of my mouth I found myself almost involuntarily shuddering because […]

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Theme Week: Your Guide to All Things Facebook

  Facebook – whether you love it or hate it, there’s no denying that huge numbers of your readers are on it. And although it can be confusing, frustrating, and increasingly a “pay for results” platform; with a bit of knowledge up your sleeve, you can really make it work for you and your blog. […]

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Search Engine Rankings

This is a guest contribution from digital media project manager Sandeep Sharma. Now more than ever, marketing experts are improving their marketing strategy with fewer resources, and they are shifting marketing budgets from traditional to digital tactics like search engine optimization and social media. Companies, too often, omit their social media marketing strategy from their SEO […]

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2 Simple Ways to Customise Your Facebook Updates

Today I want to share a Facebook tip that I’m sure many ProBlogger readers will already know, but which I am sure some have not heard about. Every single time I share it, I get “wow, I never knew that!” comments. It’s all to do with how Facebook lets you customise your status updates when sharing […]

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Theme Week: How to Socialize Your Posts for Maximum Effect

Image via Flickr User Kris Olin. Today as part of our exploration of things to do after you’ve hit publish on blog posts, I want us to take a look at the topic of ‘socializing’ our content. Most bloggers have at least some kind of strategy in place when it comes to sharing our blog […]

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How to Identify Social Media Demographics & Target Viewer Interests for Better Social Reach

Image via flickr user Jason Howie This is a guest contribution from Larry Alton. There are social media demographics in general, and then there are your social media demographics for your business. You need to know the details of both in order to garner this platform for optimal gain. For instance, knowing that the majority […]

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Optimize Blog Content for Social Media with These 4 Effective Tactics

Photo Credit: ePublicist via Flickr This is a guest contribution from freelance blogger and writer Alicia Rades. When you get a notification that someone tweeted or liked your latest blog post, you get excited. You can’t help but crack a smile and do a little fist pump because someone shared your content. If you feel […]

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