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Facebook is changing how we can express ourselves on our facebook page. With their new Timeline Profile you are now free to express yourself with a big banner behind your profile picture. Leer más “Timeline Cover Maker | Custom Facebook Banner/Background”

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Technology News Briefs — Nov. 7, 2012

Apple Asks Court to Exempt Online Retailers From Act Apple is requesting California’s highest court exempt online retailers from a state law limiting data collection by merchants who accept credit cards. Forcing online retailers to follow the Song-Beverly Act’s requirements “threatens to produce unintended and absurd results,” Apple wrote in legal papers it filed with …(Read More)

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Making the Most of Facebook Timelines

Among the many exciting features that Facebook offers, the Timeline feature is one of the most useful. If you use the feature properly, you will grab the attention of your current and potential fans and keep them indefinitely.

Some of the Facebook Timeline features that can help you to do this are milestones, highlighting and pinning. Those features can help you to increase the number of people with whom, you interact online. The features amplify what you would be doing already, only they do it in a bigger and better way.

Using the Pinning Feature

When you are using the pinning feature, you are keeping your status update at the top of your timeline. This needs to be done manually. If you use this feature, your status update will not be able to move from wherever you “pin” it no matter how many new status updates you add to your Facebook page after that (within a seven-day time period). There are several useful pieces of information that you will want to know:

* One at a Time: No matter how many items (status updates, posts, etc.) you want to pin on your page, you can only pin one at a time.

* Where Your Pinned Post Will Appear: Your pinned post will always appear at the top of your Facebook Timeline (on the left). (more…)

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Create Website Mockups with WebZap, a Must Have Photoshop Plugin

When working on a mockup for a new website, or in the process of redesigning a previous website, there are many tools at a designer’s disposal. Lorem Ipsum generators for placeholder text, dummy image generators, and even button generators. While those are all wonderful resources to use, they aren’t necessarily conducive to a designer’s workflow. Luckily for those …

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Kuvva for iPhone – beautiful, hand-picked wallpapers

Back in May, I showed you Kuvva. An app for the Mac, Kuvva is a portal to a world of quality wallpapers created by independent artists. There are so many benefits when using Kuvva rather than managing a wallpaper library yourself. These include not having to worry about where your wallpaper files are located, or fiddling with system preferences to change your desktop …

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Tipos de enfermos por las redes sociales [Infografía]

¿Te reconoces encarnado por alguno de los personajes que muestra la siguiente infografía? Entonces es posible que tengas algún problema con las redes sociales. Visto en: Marketo

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El proceso completo del email marketing [Infografía]

¿Qué pasos hay que seguir para garantizar el éxito de una campaña de email marketing? ¿Cuál es la mejor hora para enviar una newsletter? Según la siguiente infografía, en la… Read more »

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Cómo dejar un mensaje en el cielo a quien más quieres

Un joven desarrollador gallego, Jonathan Fernández, ha creado una página web con forma de cielo, repartida en pequeños trozos, en la que los usuarios pueden dejar sus mensajes a cualquier… Read more »

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37 entrevistas a 37 periodistas 2.0

Si hay una profesión en constante proceso de cambio es el periodismo, pero en los últimos meses se está enfrentando a una revolución atroz, salpicada por un abanico de ERE, cierres y tropelías que están cambiando para… Leer más »

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Wi-Fi gratis en tiendas y bares si entras a Facebook

Muchos usuarios no entran a Internet desde bares y comercios porque éstos no disponen de una wifi abierta con la que utilizar sus teléfonos, sobre todo si no tienen contratado un plan de datos. Facebook lo sabe, y para… Leer más »

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Google+ rediseña los hangouts

Google+ ha introducido algunas mejoras visuales para los Hangouts, consciente de que esta es una de las funcionalidades básicas por las que la gente entra a la red social. Amit Fulay, jefe de producto de Google, ha anunciado…Leer más »

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¿Quieres tener el nuevo perfil de LinkedIn?

Hace un par de semanas os contábamos que LinkedIn prepara un rediseño radical de todos los perfiles de usuario. El nuevo diseño hace que LinkedIn sea mucho más visual y funcional, dando mayor peso a las capacidades de… Leer más »

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Los españoles son los que más y mejor networking hacen en Europa

A la hora de hacer networking y relaciones sociales, no nos gana nadie en Europa. Así lo demuestra un estudio que anoche presentó en Madrid LinkedIn en el que se asegura que los españoles son los que más y mejor networking… Leer más »

Facebook Brand Page Timeline Checklist – Graywolf’s SEO Blog

Only 4 Tabs are Available

Similar to landing pages, you used to have multiple tabs, but now you only have four. The first is the photos tabs and is “locked” into the first slot. If you haven’t done a anything with photos before, now would be a good time to backfill that area. You can control the three other tabs’ names and icons, so use them to your advantage

Pin Featured Content

If your company has an important post, message, or or offer, you can now “pin” that to the top. It won’t be displaced when you post new updates or upload new photos. Just keep in mind that you can only pin something for 7 days. When you’ve pinned it, you’ll see a little ribbon in the upper right corner.

Milestones

Like personal pages, brand pages can now have milestones. Use them for things that are important TO YOUR CUSTOMERS, not for things like when you clipped your toenails.

Brand Name Changes and Vanity URL

If you don’t have a brand page yet, choose wisely: once you pass 100 fans/followers, you can’t change it. If you are over 100, you can force people to unsubscribe to get yourself below that threshold and change your name. If you’ve got a good size following, though, that’s not a viable solution, and you’re stuck with the name you chose when you started. Facebook has also removed the minimum of 25 fans/followers to get a vanity URL. In the age of Fiverr.com, it was a pointless restriction that was easy to overcome.

So there you have a recap and checklist of everything you need to know about the new Facebook timeline format. If you’re interested in following my Facebook fan page with SEO, marketing, and social media posts, here’s a link to my page.


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A checklist of what you need to know and what you need to fix for Facebook‘s new timeline format…

New Guidelines

With the new time line format, Facebook released a new set of brand guidelines. You can read the page for specifics, but some of the important points to remember are:

Don’t use a cover image you don’t have the copyright for or permission to use (more on the cover image later in this post)

Don’t use pricing or calls to action in cover image. I suspect we’re going to see a lot of people get creative in “breaking” the spirit of this rule while staying within the actual rule itself

Don’t try to incentivize liking or sharing in your cover image. Again, I suspect people will get pretty creative playing within the rules here
The contact information, such as physical address, telephone, email and web address, should only be in the “about” area of your profile
Cover Image

The cover image is probably the first thing you’ll notice about the new timeline format. The new Facebook cover image size is 851px X 315px (that’s 851 pixels wide by 350 pixels high). As mentioned above, don’t use an image you don’t have the rights to or the permission to use, and don’t use it to show pricing, sell, or as a call to action.

That said, you do want to use it to make an impression. Here are some examples of how non profit organizations are using cover images. You may have noticed that a few pages integrated the cover photo with the profile picture. Although it looks complex, the process is really a lot easier than it looks. Here’s a free Photoshop template for Facebook timelines.

Choosing a cover image isn’t something you should take lightly. IMHO it’s something you should put some thought, time, energy, resources, and money into. You know the saying: you only get one chance to make a first impression. Don’t blow it. If you don’t have anything appropriate, hire someone to take some good, high quality photos. Ideally you want something that is consistent with your brand’s message. If you don’t have any pictures, according to Shutterstock, it’s ok if you use their pictures for your brand pages, but not for your personal page (I would follow up with any stockphoto service you might be using). If you can’t find anything or don’t have a budget, there are some nice free images approved for cover image use from Digital Blasphempy. Leer más “Facebook Brand Page Timeline Checklist – Graywolf’s SEO Blog”

Facebook Timeline for Brands: 10 Things to Get Right

It’s here! This week Facebook finally unveiled the arrival of timeline for brand pages. A long-awaited change to the layout of Facebook pages, much welcomed by some and resistingly sneered at by others. With the announcement comes a number of significant changes to the overall format, navigation and visual layout of brand pages, including the introduction of, believe it or not, a ‘timeline’ running throughout the page and replacing the much-loved Facebook wall.

Gone too is the emphasis on landing pages, something which will no doubt come as a surprise for many brands, particularly those who invested time, resource and budget towards designing, creating and tweaking a welcome tab to present fans and new visitors with the perfect starting point and latest promotions. In light of this, one of the key features available for brands is the ability for posts to be ‘pinned’ to the top of their Timeline, with ‘pinned’ posts remaining as the first post seen until a new post is ‘pinned’ in its place.

Many page admins will see this area as the perfect place to do what landing tabs of old achieved, i.e. highlighting current promotions, news, products and campaign content, as well as providing visitors with a starting point for the page.
With Facebook announcing the 30th March as the automatic switch over date when all pages will change to Timeline, below are 10 key things brands should be focusing on in the weeks leading up to the switch…


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It’s here! This week Facebook finally unveiled the arrival of timeline for brand pages. A long-awaited change to the layout of Facebook pages, much welcomed by some and resistingly sneered at by others. With the announcement comes a number of significant changes to the overall format, navigation and visual layout of brand pages, including the introduction of, believe it or not, a ‘timeline’ running throughout the page and replacing the much-loved Facebook wall.

Gone too is the emphasis on landing pages,  something which will no doubt come as a surprise for many brands, particularly those who invested time, resource and budget towards designing, creating and tweaking a welcome tab to present fans and new visitors with the perfect starting point and latest promotions. In light of this, one of the key features available for brands is the ability for posts to be ‘pinned’ to the top of their Timeline, with ‘pinned’ posts remaining as the first post seen until a new post is ‘pinned’ in its place.

Many page admins will see this area as the perfect place to do what landing tabs of old achieved, i.e. highlighting current promotions, news, products and campaign content, as well as providing visitors with a starting point for the page.

With Facebook announcing the 30th March as the automatic switch over date when all pages will change to Timeline, below are 10 key things brands should be focusing on in the weeks leading up to the switch… Leer más “Facebook Timeline for Brands: 10 Things to Get Right”