Buying Likes on Facebook: Today’s Craptastic Wedding Marketing

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Have you seen the ads selling massive Facebook “likes” for cheap, promising instant social proof, and allowing you to grow your Facebook business page over night? It’s true. You CAN buy likes, and it can grow your fans overnight. Tempting offer, right? Not so fast there, Champ. Like most things in life, if it seems too good to be real

9 Ways to Get More Brides on Facebook Without Paying For It

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Question: Has Facebook advertising killed free marketing for businesses? Hey Steph, I wanted to ask you if you have heard much about Facebook changes that force you to pay to reach fans from your business page. I know that reach has been limited by an algorithm, but I’m hearing that a post might only reach 10 to 20 people out

Getting Facebook Likes Is More Valuable Than Ever

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  If you are working on getting more Likes to your Facebook Fan page there is more incentive now than ever before. Right now Facebook is running a contest which ends April 1 to give 10 small businesses $10,000 for getting the most new Likes. Make sure to read the article by Brittany Darwell for more information. Even if you

Why Flickr is better than Facebook for Wedding Photography

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Finding the right site to upload and share photos for promotion purposes can be key to interesting couples in your work. Facebook is a great way to draw the initial interest from people, but it lacks capabilities that Flickr has had for years according to Laurie’s article on PhotoPreneur. Flickr is set up in a way that number one, protects

How to get Facebook Marketing To Work

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If you are reading this from our Facebook community you already have a feel for the importance of Facebook marketing. Finding your way to using marketing that bring in results is a bit more complicated than it sounds though. The rule of thumb with Facebook marketing is the simpler the better. People on Facebook don’t want it to act like

3 Ways Wedding Businesses Can Interact More Effectively On Facebook

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I can’t stress enough the importance of interaction on Facebook. It isn’t enough to just create a page. You have to interact with your followers if you expect any of those followers to turn into leads for your wedding business. Donna Maria tackled this issue on her blog by interviewing Dan Zarrella, co-author of The Facebook Marketing Book. A new

How To Post Wisely with Social Media

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                  Social media sounds like it should be a safe place where you can vent your opinions and not get in trouble for it. Well, regardless of how it sounds it just isn’t true. You may have a tiny bit more freedom when it comes to your personal profiles, the rules to

3 Ways to Maximize the Value of Your Facebook Fans

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The value of Facebook fans for a wedding business can be huge, but only if you are reaching them in a way that encourages them to support your brand. Hartley Brody broke this down into three points. First, keep your content continuous and interesting. If your fans like what you are sharing they will share it with their friends which

How To Embed Facebook Content Into Your Website

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Embedding content that you have written from your Twitter and Facebook accounts into your website is an often overlooked strategy that can help you not only build content in your blog or website, but it can also help drive and connect your clients to all of your online sites. Small Business Mavericks encourages people to check out SocialDitto. It allows

Do You Need a Company Website When You Have Facebook?

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Many companies have one or the other, or both. So the question has arisen whether you even need a separate website if you have a successful Facebook page. According to Cynthia Boris’s article she sites Stephen Haines, commercial director of Facebook UK as saying that you don’t need a separate website from you Facebook page. So what are the actual