Facebook 201: Hashtags, Email Lists, and App Boxes

bulle hashtagYou’ve set up a Facebook page for your business complete with an eye-catching cover photo, and now you’re ready to maximize the social media giant for all its worth.

We’ve rounded up two articles and an infographic to help you tackle three tasks:

  1. Collect email addresses from your Facebook fans
  2. Customize your Facebook app boxes for brand unity
  3. Use Facebook hashtags to widen your reach (infographic)

Facebook freshmen, it’s time to graduate! Log into Facebook and let’s get to work.

Use Facebook to Build Your Email List

Check out “5 Smarty-Pants Ways to Collect Emails from Facebook Fans” from Aaron Lee of Post Planner. Holding a contest, installing a newsletter signup app, giving away an ebook are just a few of the ways to collect your fans’ email addresses and begin building connections with them on a different platform.

Customize the App Boxes for Brand Unity

Last fall we walked you through a tutorial here on Blogging Bistro of “How to Customize the Apps Images on Your Facebook Fan Page.” Coordinating the app images with your cover photo and overall branding is a simple yet effective way to reinforce your brand.

Use Facebook Hashtags

You’ve probably gotten in the habit of using hashtags on your Twitter posts, but did you know you can also use hashtags on Facebook? Check out this infographic to learn more about how to widen your sphere of influence by using hashtags.

Introducing the #FACEBOOKHASHTAG
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