27 Facebook Groups About Networking in Durham Region

Did you know that there are 27 FACEBOOK GROUPS that contain the words… “Durham Region Networking”? and that you can refine the search to review only conversations and upcoming events or perhaps #DurhamRegion or individual municipalities names: #Pickering #Ajax #Whitby #Oshawa #Clarington #Scugog #Brock #Uxbridge Facebook networkers beware! Before you jump in a conversation be sure to read the rules – … Continue reading “27 Facebook Groups About Networking in Durham Region”


Facebook Introducing More Ways for Businesses to Drive Offline Outcomes

Facebook Facebook Business announced in their blog yesterday that… Businesses can now build custom audiences from their offline conversion event sets comprised of people who have previously purchased offline. These new types of audiences enable businesses to dynamically re-engage shoppers based on their interactions through offline channels such as stores or call centers. For example, … Continue reading “Facebook Introducing More Ways for Businesses to Drive Offline Outcomes”


Facebook Policies & Standards

If you’re using Facebook for business, it’s best to take a bit of time to understand Facebook’s Rules and Regulations and Policies e.g. Payment Terms Platform Page: How third-party applications / Facebook Connect accesses and uses your data Facebook Platform Policies: Re applications, including Connect sites. Advertising Policies Self-Serve Ad Interface Terms: Promotions Guidelines: Contests, sweepstakes … Continue reading “Facebook Policies & Standards”


What is the best way to answer a Facebook request for recommendation?

If you know only one person that provides that product or service, tagging that person in the comments is ideal. If it’s not a facebook savvy individual, I will also follow up by private messaging them the URL of the page the request was made so they can find it. If you know multiple individuals … Continue reading “What is the best way to answer a Facebook request for recommendation?”


Facebook Introduces Live Audio

Yesterday, Facebook introduced live audio, saying… We also know that publishers sometimes go live from areas that lack strong network connectivity. Though we alert the broadcaster if their signal is low, Live Audio presents another option for connecting with audiences in real time from low-connectivity areas. Source: Introducing Live Audio


Facebook now lets Pages schedule Live Video!

Live video is great and all, but it’s not very useful if most of your audience doesn’t know when you’re planning on streaming. Facebook is addressing that problem by introducing official scheduling feature for Verified pages; users can be notified about videos up to a week in advance. Source: Facebook will now let Pages schedule Live … Continue reading “Facebook now lets Pages schedule Live Video!”


What’s New on Facebook Business for July 2016

To help marketers keep up with Facebook Business, we create a monthly post chock-full of everything new. Take a look at the monthly round-ups for June, May and April. Keep reading to see new products, updates, resources and courses that launched in July. Source: What’s New on Facebook Business for July 2016 | Facebook for … Continue reading “What’s New on Facebook Business for July 2016”


Take This Lollipop

Kudos to Jason Zada for writing and directing “Take This Lollipop” — a 2011 interactive horror short film and Facebook app, which uses the Facebook Connect application to bring viewers themselves into the film. What are you sharing on Facebook? Visit Take This Lollipop and find out! We dare you MA HA HA HA

What does phishing mean?

New Facebook scam targets page owners

A new scam targeting Facebook page owners uses Facebook messages and a fake verification page to obtain user logins and passwords. The phishing scam begins with a Facebook message from a “Security Team” profile that uses Facebook’s security logo. The message tells admins that their page is in violation of terms of service and threatens … Continue reading “New Facebook scam targets page owners”

Time's Up – It's a Timeline Takeover!

For all you Timeline holdouts, sorry, but your number’s up. The last few outposts are being converted, and Facebook expects to update every account to Timeline by early fall.  So as September nears, here’s a quick review to get your ready for the back-to-school season: Welcome to Timeline Timeline Cover Photos Timeline Business Pages And … Continue reading “Time's Up – It's a Timeline Takeover!”


[VIDEO] Keeping your Facebook Private — the 2-click fix!

With Facebook Timeline on its way for everyone, there’s been lots of anxiety over some of its privacy loopholes. A chain message has been making its way across Facebook walls. Essentially, it asks everyone on your contact list to hover over your name and unsubscribe from their “Comments and Likes.” According to the message, this … Continue reading “[VIDEO] Keeping your Facebook Private — the 2-click fix!”

Durham Business Times

It’s time for your website to plug in and button up

They’re everywhere–buttons asking you to “Share” this and “Like” that.  The Internet is atwitter with ways to endorse your favourite businesses, posts, products and services.  Half of the world’s top 10,000 websites link to Facebook or Twitter on their homepage.  Does yours? hy let people push your buttons? Because they’re delivering a call to action. … Continue reading “It’s time for your website to plug in and button up”


Welcome to my facebook page

Ever visit Red Bull on Facebook? A multi-coloured torrent of arrows points to their “Like Me” button. Did this welcome page work? Yup – a good 15 million times. It pays to create a good first impression with Facebook’s 500 million users. A clear and engaging welcome (or landing) page gives visitors an immediate sense … Continue reading “Welcome to my facebook page”