A while back I started a list on my friend Nick Kellet’s startup List.ly. If you have not used List.ly get over there and check it out and start making shareable, embeddable lists of awesomeness. I made a list of my favorite Social Media Tools and made it public and editable. I then forgot about it as I had not completed it. I just checked back on it while I was working on some new lists for another article. And oh MAN! Apparently List.ly has awesome SEO and engagement. What started as my initial list of about 20 tools has no blossomed into over 304 tools added to the list. Pretty intriguing example of unsolicited crowd sourcing. Now let’s actually put this list to use! Go through and vote up your favorite tools, add it if you don’t see it and let’s make some lists! Here is the list [listly id=”CBt” layout=”full”]
Do you primarily post photos with no content to your brand’s Facebook page? Ditch the Digital Dump Truck! [highlight]If so, you should be using Instagram or Pinterest instead. (or even in conjunction with!)[/highlight] All three platforms have strong and compelling benefits. Facebook pages can be really great congregation points for your fans to crowd around and talk about your brand and engage with your content. It even has great photo tools and sharing. And it is true that photos have dramatically higher engagement than simple text posts on Facebook. But if the ONLY thing you are posting is simple photos on your FB page and expecting tons of likes and shares you are likely not building engagement. And although this Facebook page tips for business is solid: It takes a strategic and varied mix of text updates, photos, videos and other great content to build your brand with fans. If you are posting a large number of photos then consider using Instagram and/or Pinterest to post the photos to. You can easily cross post them to twitter and even Facebook if you want. (although I ALWAYS strongly suggest you customize your content to each platform based on your customers, the Continue reading Is Your Facebook Page a Photo Dump Truck?