After three years of pausing, Facebook held its first F8 conference since 2011 in San Francisco. For those not familiar with what F8 is, to explain shortly: F8 is conference dedicated mostly to developers and entrepreneurs which businesses have close ties to Facebook.
Facebook has used this conference in the past to make significant new feature announcements such as the Open Graph, Facebook Login and Timeline. As in the past, the same happened this time since Facebook used this opportunity to present new services and options coming from their ‘kitchen’.
Here are the latest innovations coming from the most powerful social media network. Continue reading »
On August 27, 2013. Facebook announced that they updated Pages Terms in order to make it easier to business of all sizes to run contests on their Timelines. (Check Page Terms )
Different Facebook contest rules were a major change, after 2 years of prohibition, since Facebook has first banned promotions directly on a page and required the use of 3rd party applications in this purpose. So, new promotions guidelines update was a surprise for many. Still, promotions on personal timelines are not allowed which doesn’t surprise us much.
The 3rd party apps are no longer the only source available to run contest and promotions. This definitely was a good news for small business owners but, there are certain advantages and disadvantages to be discussed.
Although this major change occurred last year, it is never too late to explain the difference between timeline promotions and usage of applications since there is a significant difference between these two promotion options. Decision what is better to use depends on your needs, business size and goals.
Let’s compare to see the strength and weaknesses – Timeline promotions vs. Apps .
Easter is approaching really fast. This year Easter is celebrated on April 20 so you better get ready for the festive spirit, starting to rise in the air! If you are a small business owner, vendor, retailer, wholesaler etc. and you have a Facebook business fan page, a great way to join the celebration is to dress your fan page to be in accordance with the atmosphere following this popular holiday. Cover photo representing Easter and engaging posts might do the job. But, this is far from enough!
megafanapps team brings you a compilation of various ideas how to share the joy of this Easter with your fans!
Did you know that 65% of people are using Social Media to search and find perfect gifts? (source: mashable.com) And did you know that 67% of people actually bought a gift found on social media? These numbers are huge. This means that social media are becoming (if they already aren’t) the major marketing influencers. These numbers are increasing during holidays, since holidays and celebrations are time for giving.
People love holidays. They symbolize gatherings, joy and precious family moments. People just love to celebrate with their loved ones, to spend time with friends and to have fun. These feelings are very valuable so holiday-style Facebook fan page is a great way to attract peoples’ attention. Use your Facebook fan page to connect holiday spirit with your business goals. From Valentine’s to Easter and beyond, holidays are an important time for brands to engage customers and promote products in new and exciting ways.
If you are asking yourself how to do that and if you are not sure which tools are good to be used for attracting attention in these festive days which people usually like to spend with family and friends, we have some tips for you. Continue reading »
If 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute, then you must have uploaded at least one? Still, YouTube visitors are not familiar with your brand in this deep worldwide video ocean?
Then you should wrap your dusty and lonely video around a great quiz!Video quiz app from megafanapps.com app market ensures conversion from visitor into fan and creates great word-of-mouth around your business or a brand. Video Quiz App is among the best Facebook sweepstakes apps. Continue reading »