How to Get More Fans on Your Fan Page

Every Thursday I host the Social Media Maven blog on and wanted to share today’s post with you…

Today I want to talk about increasing your Facebook fan page fans. It is tough for someone starting out, especially if you do not already have a solid support base to begin with. So, what do you do? Like a traditional ‘brick-and-mortar,’ after you stock the shelves and hang out the open sign, you have to do a little advertising, only with social media it’s more networking than advertising.

I bet you’re asking me, “But WHERE do I find the people on Facebook to network with if I don’t already know them?”

You to go to the networking events. Yes, they have those on Facebook. One I was at recently, within 4 minutes of opening the event 215 people had already posted their page link! read more…



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Posted by on August 4, 2011 in CWAHM Blog, Social Media


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Top 5 Email Marketing Services

Whether sending out a sales blast to your customers and clients or keeping in contact with a newsletter, email marketing is important. Though I don’t think it will ever truly replace physical advertisements and newsletters showing up in people’s mailboxes, with the evolution of the Internet and instantaneous connections, it is rapidly picking up speed.  And it’s no wonder. People want that instant connection; they don’t want to wait five to seven business days for their mail to be delivered so they can clip the coupon and go buy that item they knew would be going on sale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on July 22, 2011 in Reviews


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How the Cloud Changes Choosing a Personal Computer

Cloud ComputingIn the 1980s the personal computer made a debut in homes across America. Since then technology has brought us cell phones, laptops, PDAs (personal digital assistant), netbooks and now tablets. Personal computing devices have become smaller, smarter and faster all at the same time. Read the rest of this entry »


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Top 6 Reasons Tech Executives Should Have a Virtual Assistant on Staff

 Add an Image For a tech exec not to have a virtual assistant on staff is for a king not to have his knights or a coffee shop not serving coffee. Scratch that. It would be the same as a king CHOOSING not to have or make use of his knights, being a wayward traveler and lone ranger or a coffee shop CHOOSING not to serve coffee.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on July 18, 2011 in Virtual Assistant


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Top Coffee Shops in America with Wi-Fi Access

free wi-fiWhat is it about college students and telecommuters? If you follow them they most assuredly will lead the way to a local coffee shop with Wi-Fi access, which is usually free. There seems to be something about coffee shops that make one’s Wi-Fi experience just that much better. Could it be that coffee and computer work goes hand in hand? Read the rest of this entry »


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Blogging and Micro-blogging: What’s the Difference and How to Use Each Effectively

Do you know the difference between blogging and microblogging? Do you know how to use each effectively? Do you know why you should be using BOTH in getting the word out about your business, services, mission and products? For those who care and WANT to succeed in their social marketing endeavors I suggest reading further…

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Posted by on July 13, 2011 in Blogging, Social Media


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Responsible Social Media Practices

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All the news is abuzz with the latest scandal. In case you have been out of touch, it involves a politician, an indecent photo and Twitter. Last week Gennette Cordova, a college student, received a lewd picture from the Twitter account of New York Congressman Anthony Weiner.

Many interviews and press conferences ensued. From there the media took over hounding Congressman Weiner with relentless questions regarding his social media accounts and social media practices. Even to the extent of question specific individuals he follows on Twitter. Read the rest of this entry »


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