All posts tagged small business social media

Social Media Tip | Facebook Admin Roles

Social Media Tip
Q. What are the different administrative roles on a Facebook Page?  A. There are five different page administrative roles defined within Facebook. Only an Admin can add, change or a delete access to a Facebook Page. Given that the default setting is Admin, make sure you set the proper role for the person you are adding to your Facebook Page.  (More)

Social Media Tip | New Twitter Layout

Social Media Tip

Q. What are the sizing guidelines for the new Twitter cover photo?

A. Twitter’s new layout is “a whole new you, in your Twitter profile”. The new features are aimed at offering an improved experience with the ability to:
  • Pin Tweets: Pin a tweet to the top of your feed.

Breakfast Session: Learn How to Grow Your Business with Social Media

Bright Blue Wave is pleased to present a valuable opportunity for businesses to learn how to build trust, inspire action and grow your brand with social media. Our President and Co-Founder Sharad Verma (@BBW_sharad) will be speaking at a special breakfast session hosted by Four Corners Group on April 3rd(More)

Social Media Tip | Google+ Mobile App

Social Media Tip

Q. How do I access my Google+ business page through the mobile app?

A. Log out from the Google+ app and log back in. You can then choose between managing your personal profile or one of the business pages that you have administrative access to.
Social Media Tip: Currently you can’t switch between your personal profile and the business pages that you manage.  (More)

Is This the End of Your Social Media Love Affair?

Have you entered into a long-term relationship with social media? Are you starting to make plans for the future? Or have you recently begun to resent it – feeling chained down by the long lists of needs? Are you considering seeing other marketing strategies?  (More)

Social Media for Small Businesses in 2014

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie

A white paper on CRM and social media, published a few years ago by Avanade, stated, “Apathy, fear and uncertainty – more than costs – are preventing companies from formally adopting social media technologies.” Every day, small business owners are bombarded by the same message: you need to incorporate social media into your marketing mix to be successful.  (More)

Social Media Tip | Scheduling Social Media

Social Media Tip

Q. We are struggling to manage our social media channels. How can we keep up with posting and answering questions?

A. There are many different scheduling platforms that you can use to help schedule and manage your social media channels. HootSuite and TweetDeck both offer free solutions to get you up and running.   (More)

Social Media Tips | Call To Action

Q. Can a “call to action” be included on my business’ Facebook cover photo?

A. Yes, within limitations. Facebook allows for businesses to include a call to action such as, “sign-up for my newsletter” or “register for the next webinar”, as long as the text does not take up more than 20% of the image and falls within Facebook’s advertising guidelines.  (More)

Digital RoundUp: Social Media in a Nutshell

Digital RoundUp: Sept 20, 2013

From when to post on social media to how it can help boost your customer service, this round up features our favourite social media infographics of the week. 1. Best Times to Post on Social Media
Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.  (More)

Social Media Tips | Saving TIme

Q. How can I get my business on social media without investing a large amount of time?

A. It is difficult to get through a day without being bombarded by digital media, not just social media. Here are some steps to try:
  1. Limit the noise. Start with only one social network first and ramp up new channels with consideration.