A Creative Collage of Talent and Personality

This holiday we collected some photos from the team and frequent collaborators to display.  While the interpretation of beauty is personal, we believe these photos inspire creative and introspective thought for all.

Wishing everyone a wonderful New Year!

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Facebook: How to make it work for you

I am all about Social Media.  Infusing digital brand dialogue’s secret sauce into creating a batch of Social Brand Action.  While Social Media has many tentacles stretching across platforms such as twitter, google+, instagram, foursquare and more here are some tips I utilize when developing facebook campaigns.

 

YOUR BRAND + FACEBOOK

KEY THINGS TO REMEMBER

  1. Give people a reason to like your page
  2. Stay relevant and active
  3. Pictures say a thousand words – use them as conversation starters
  4. Run a Contest or Sweepstakes
  5. Celebrate your fans, make the experience rewarding
  6. Take advantage of facebook ads’ Sponsored Stories
  7. Remember facebook fans are a network – and an extension of your on-air network (connect your website and social media outlets)
  8. Use Events as drivers for everything brand related to activate your fans

 

Be Likable

       Pages like RedBull and LL BEAN do a great job of like-gating offering an email opt-in as well.  This is great for connecting your web experience with facebook.

       It also create a visual presence on landing – make a splash.

 

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Be A Part of Their Story

       Stay on topic

       Stay relevant

       Make your message cohesive using images, threads and contact with your fans

       Use the wall to jump start conversations and feed existing ones

 

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Be Sharable

       Contests can be simple – from a scary quiz, to a sweepstakes, to recognizing your top fan interaction.

       Offer up prizes to drive interaction and promote sharing of your page

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Take Advantage of your fans

       A little goes a long way with facebook’s Sponsored Stories ad offering. 

       Build relevance around a campaign by running a sponsored stories campaign in conjunction with on-air tent-poles

       Facebook Sponsored Stories Ads Have 46% Higher CTR, 18% Lower Cost Per Fan Says TBG Digital Test http://www.insidefacebook.com/2011/05/03/sponsored-stories-ctr-cost-per-fa/

 

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ORGANIZE YOUR PAGE

Make a Great First Impression 

       Control what your fans see when they come to the page

       Welcome new fans with a landing page that directs them to like you

Featured Photos

       Get Creative

       Pick 5 relevant images to create a banner story

 Organize Left Panel Topics

 

       Keep Videos and Pictures visible

       Highlight applications

       Incorporate Twitter

       Start a Discussion

       Connect other Fan pages

-KEY is order!

Featured Likes

       Show Off Your Friends

       Pick up to 5 pages to feature here

       Add as many relevant fan pages to your own to connect with. This allows you to post as your page to their walls and attract new fans.

 

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