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Rumor Mill: Facebook to File for IPO Next Week

The long-awaited tech IPO of the year — perhaps of the decade — is on. According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook will file its paperwork for an Initial Public Offering this coming Wednesday. As you might expect, the Wall Street Journal’s source remains unnamed, however, The Journal has a track record for breaking such(…)

5 Tips for Optimizing Your Facebook Ad Campaigns

Advertising on Facebook is an excellent way to reach a large number of consumers.  Facebook ads offer a cost effective marketing option that every business should consider.  As more people join Facebook every day, the opportunity to reach millions of consumers continues to grow for every business.  In order to increase the success you have(…)

Facebook Chat Emoticons: The :Putnam: Code Still Works

If you’re like me, you’ve probably spent a lot of time on Facebook Chat. Invariably, everyone gets tired of walls of text. Or, your sentiment might be heavier with a picture. So, looking for a way to spruce up your Facebook chats? I’ve compiled a list of all of the Facebook emoticons that can be(…)

Senior Citizens and Social Media – Are Seniors Using Facebook?

We naturally think of social media as the province of the young and hip. Our stereotypical image of a new-media-savvy person is young, spectacled, and nerdy, clad in sneakers and T-shirt, with a tattoo or three and an occasional piercing, slurping Red Bulls and munching junk snacks while hiding his lingering acne. Older people, we(…)

7 Facebook Tweaks and Updates for a Better Experience

Facebook is the biggest single social site out there. It seems that almost everyone who can access a computer has a Facebook page, as this social network has become a worldwide phenomenon. Everyone and their grandparents are using Facebook, and almost all of these folks are either bemoaning changes that Facebook has made or they(…)

Alternative Ways to Incorporate Facebook Into Your Blog or Website

One could argue a “Facebook Like” is the new “link” for SEO. One could also say the total of  “Likes” and comments is a measure of important or influence depending on the source. One thing we do know, however, is engagements such as a “Like” influences Edgerank and can catapult your content into the ever-important(…)