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  • Anonymous

    Nice quick and easy read, it’s a head slapper that asking for people to like you and check you out would get you more likes. 

  • http://johnyoungblog.com John Young

    TThis is excellent content. Thankyou.

  • http://jeremysarber.com Jeremy Sarber

    What about link sharing with thumbnail versus a traditional text status?

  • http://twitter.com/skypulsemedia Howie at Sky Pulse Media

    First off 30bil items shared is only 1.7 per person per day. When people now have hundreds of friends and have fanned 100+ pages chances of you getting your piece shared is negative zero. Second the feed is polluted. 97%+ of all posts to the feed are never ever seen. Engagement by fans on pages with lots of passion like Audi will have 0.1% engagement rates at most. Starbucks and McDonalds are lucky to have 0.01%. And if I have to use words like Win then does that mean your Brand isn’t valuable enough for me to visit without that? And if I have to manually go to your page via the search box why not your website.

    And since in the US only 22mil of the 67mil who logged in today are going to be active in any way (numbers proven by Compete showing unique monthly visitors and number of total visits in the month of April) and the fact that usage per person is down over 30% for time spent per day since April 2010 (from Facebook’s own stats page) why not stick to traditional marketing. Your store sign will impact your business in one week way more than Facebook could over the course of a year.

    Your post to me confirms the utter failure Facebook Fan pages have been for marketing. One of the biggest strike outs in the history of marketing. Why? No one cares about your brand. Every brand has a page. Walk around your house. The clothes you wear. They all have pages. How many will you talk with today? Because they all want to talk with you today.

    Its a bad platform and we want to talk with our friends and family. We don’t want to discuss your product here. That is what the store is for.

    • Damienserrel

      I def agree even though I use it for my brand it most def is not all the hype they make it out to be.

  • http://twitter.com/ladybead Rose Elliot

    Great read and great advice as always!

  • http://twitter.com/MarciMarketing Marci Gower

    Excellent content I can use. Thanks Jeff.

  • http://twitter.com/JanetBoyer Janet Boyer

    Interesting info.! Thanks Jeff. :o )

  • Anonymous

    Great stuff here Jeff! Thanks

  • http://www.facebook.com/garry.morrison Garry Morrison

    Great information Jeff. Am sharing this article . You have presented it with clarity and simplicity.

  • http://www.facebook.com/stevemurphey Steve Murphey

    A new study by get satisfaction says that 37% of users only follow brands to get deals. It’s definitely great to get fans engaged, but can be very tricky. Thanks for the great post!

  • Abey Malouf

    Bang on Jeff! It’s easy to forget that posts need a clear call to action for people to respond in kind. 

  • Abey Malouf

    Bang on Jeff! It’s easy to forget that posts need a clear call to action for people to respond in kind. 

  • http://www.pokergosh.com The PokerGosh

    The thing about the full-length URL is very important..
    I didn’t knew it..
    Thank you..

  • http://www.pokergosh.com The PokerGosh

    The thing about the full-length URL is very important..
    I didn’t knew it..
    Thank you..

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  • http://www.contentequalsmoney.com Emma Richardson

    You’re so right about the link shorteners. How many among us have clicked a shortened link that was sold as something legit, only to find we’re now at the mercy of a trojan horse virus? The legitimate, upfront link is best.

    Do you think that any of these suggestions are open to alteration, now that Facebook has reconfigured its news feed settings again?

  • http://www.phillipandrewdodd.com Phillip Dodd

    Jeff, I’ve noticed that when I mouse-over any graphics on your blog, a “Click Here to Share” comes up. Do you mind me asking how I can get this feature on my blog? I use WordPress, privately hosted.

    • http://jeffbullas.com Jeff Bullas

      Hi Philip The feature you want is is activated when you install the Wibiya Bar that appears at the bottom of my blog http://www.wibiya.com/?ref=L

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  • http://www.providentpartners.net/blog Albert_Maruggi

    buddy media is solid 

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  • http://twitter.com/Kristina589 Kristina Andersen

    Very useful metrics! Thanks for sharing Jeff!

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