I have been trying to leave Facebook for a while now and may have a real alternative with Google +.
There has always been something that keeps me checking Facebook, though; all my friends and family who are posting there. Now there is a Chrome plugin that will allow people to link their Facebook and Twitter feeds as well as let them post directly to those sites via the Google + page.
In addition, there is a nifty little program to import all your Facebook albums and photos into G+. If you visit startgoogleplus.com after installing the extension, you can choose to import your photos from Facebook. The photo importer syncs photos from Facebook and displays the photos in a slideshow format as they are imported to allow you to monitor the progress. Continue reading →
For those who want some short cuts and Tips. This reference created by Google+ user Simon Laustsen is pretty neat. It’s already been translated into a dozen languages. As the cheatsheet says, you can help add more tips and tricks by sending Simon a message at his G+ page.
I will always find ways of getting excited about going to SXSW and this information shows there are many others who make the pilgrimage to Austin yearly to find out the latest on design, technology, film and music. South by Southwest by the Numbers [infographic].
Check the common mistakes which you should avoid doing on your Facebook Page
These are great recommendations for companies that have a Facebook page. I would say there are suggestions that everyone should follow for their social networks. It was originally posted on SocialBakers.com
Today, we are going to analyze a touchy topic – mistakes that companies most often do on their Facebook Pages, and go into the details of them. This list of most common mistakes should give you a better idea of how to post on your Facebook Page. They are not ordered by importance.
1. Post too many times a day on Facebook
This could be also represented as spamming their Facebook fans which shouldn’t be done by any means.
Posting too many times a day should be different for brands and media companies.
The recommended average of posting would be once a day for a brand (or 2 – 3 times exceptionally if you have a very good announcement).
For media companies, the threshold that fans can endure is much bigger, typically in the range of 6 – 12 posts per day. Continue reading →