Posts Tagged ‘Betsy Kent’

How to Create a Pinterest Account for Your Business

Update: Pinterest now offers Business specific accounts. If you have already created a Pinterest account please see our new blog How To Convert to a Pinterest Business Page. The information below still provides accurate information on how to optimize your Pinterest Business account.  In my last blog “What is Pinterest and Why Should You Care” I explained why…

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What is Pinterest and Why Should You Care?

  Recently I’ve been getting a lot of these kinds of questions from my clients: “What is Pinterest?” “Who’s using it?” “Should my business be there?” And the most frequent one: “Another Social Network to worry about…really?” What is Pinterest? An easy way to understand Pinterest is to think about it in a “real world” way,…

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The Basics of Facebook Interest Lists

What is a Facebook Interest List?  Facebook continues to roll out new features (the big one is Facebook Timeline) and Interest Lists are one of the latest. Interest Lists are Facebook’s way of de-cluttering your newsfeed. You will now be able to categorize the Pages and people you “like”, “follow”, and “subscribe to” into different groups.…

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The Anatomy of a Facebook Timeline

The Anatomy of a Facebook Timeline Facebook is replacing Business Pages with Facebook Timeline for Business. In order to help with this transition to Facebook’s latest change I’ve broken Timeline for Business into a few simple steps. Your Facebook Timeline will be the first page the public will see (fans and non-fans) so you’ll want…

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What Facebook Can Tell Us about Our Country

I manage many different Facebook Pages for my clients. For one client in particular (a consumer packaged goods company) every now and then a status update generates comments that really touch my heart. I want to share some them with you: “Fill in the blank: All I want for Christmas is __________________________.” Peace of mind…

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The Social Media Dilemma for Businesses

  Every week I speak to business people who are facing the same dilemma. They keep hearing that they should be using Social Media* for Business, but they have no idea WHAT that really means. Facebook? Twitter? YouTube? Blogging? And even if they did know HOW, they don’t know WHEN they’d have the time for it. And…

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Why Do I Need a Business Blog?

“Why Do I Need a Business Blog?” It’s a question I hear over and over again from new clients, and I don’t blame them for asking! What’s a “blog” anyway? Some people hear the word “blog” and immediately think of The Huffington Post or Perez Hilton.com. With that in mind, it’s easy for me to understand why many businesses…

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