Social Networking Tips

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Facebook

Don't want unsightly URLs cluttering up your Facebook posts to event pages? You can ditch those ugly URLs when posting to an event page by inserting the URL, waiting until the thumbnail and preview load, then erasing the URL link before posting. This pic shows an example of a news story posted to an event page using this technique.
Here are 12 top tactics to take a look at adding to your Facebook marketing toolbox.
Forrester Research published a blog post and report on this topic, declaring that in January of 2015 Facebook will finally kill organic reach. In other words, folks will only see promotional content if it’s paid for. If your organization can afford paid advertising or is in a position to start fundraising for it, this might work for you. For nonprofits that don’t have the money for paid advertising, this could very well be the final blow.
After years of pushing brands’ reach lower with one hand (and opening marketers’ wallets with the other) Facebook has finally announced the end of organic social marketing on its site. The social giant warned brands that “Beginning in January 2015, people will see less of this type of content [promotional page posts] in their News Feeds,” and admitted that brands that post promotional content “will see a significant decrease in distribution.”
Delete the link after you paste it into the "What's on your mind?" box for a cleaner look.
Facebook is now allowing page administrators to upload images to accompany external links they are posting on their pages, rather than being limited to the default, auto-generated thumbnail images the social network usually places with those posts.

Who Likes My Page?

Best answer by Katja Koller:
  1. Go to your private profile and type in the fb search function "People who like <page name>".
  2. This will list you all likes + gives you a filter on the right hand side to even filter by Country, language, employer etc.
  3. Even though I would love to have an export function, this is at least better than nothing.

LinkedIn

Profile Tips

LinkedIn is a powerful platform that often gets underutilized or put on the back burner. To help you master LinkedIn, below is our ultimate list of 35 awesome tricks you may have been overlooking.

Messenging Tips

When they accept your invite and it shows in your e-mail. Follow up with this easy text:
Thank you so much for accepting my LinkedIn Profile invite...(etc.)

Also See: Replying to a Message (LinkedIn resource.)

LinkedIn Limits

LinkedIn messages are restricted to 300 characters and can't include an email or web address. LinkedIn also imposes a "lifetime limit" of 3000 messages, but promises to forgive that restriction if the sender behaves responsibly (no spam, harassment, abuse, etc.).[1]

General Info

Because engineers and designers can post their work for all to see, more and more companies are realizing they can see what people can actually do, not just say they can do.

Social Media Tools

Super fast and easy Social Media Sharing Buttons. No JavaScript. No tracking.
Which features of Facebook, Twitter, and the other major social networks have perhaps slipped under our noses?
We've put together a handy, comprehensive guide to help you understand the differences between the share and follow buttons/links for the top five social networks (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest) as well as how to implement them on your website, blog, and other content. You'll never have to Google instructions for individual buttons again!
Let’s have a look at how these top 8 plugins will help you distribute your content. They are all free.

Glyphs & Text Transformation

Make shrunken and tiny small text for Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, and Myspace. These are pure characters, no HTML, CSS, or other markup is used. These superscript characters will work fine in Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and just about anywhere else on the Web.
You’ve probably seen a few fun symbols like musical notes ♫, smiley faces ☺, or hearts ♥ posted to Facebook or Twitter. But did you know there are dozens of interesting, non-alpha-numeric characters you can use in status updates and tweets?
Also see: Character Entity Reference Chart

Text Message | Messaging | Texting

Instantly connect with anyone at your company. (Free plan available.)
GroupMe makes it easy to stay in touch with the important people in your life.
If you’re a texter, you’ll love Messages on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Now they all come with iMessage, a service that’s an even better kind of texting. Because it’s free for you and anyone texting over Wi-Fi using an iOS device or Mac with iMessage. And it’s unlimited.[2] So say as much as you want.
Pinger makes texting and talking free.
Simple. Personal. Real Time Messaging.

Twitter

See Also

References

  1. Invitation Limits
  2. Messages may be sent as SMS when iMessage is unavailable; carrier messaging fees apply.