New Facebook Places Features Could Give Local Business Pages a Viral Boost, Help Complete Listings

Today Laura Betterly from Mobile Local Fusion passed on some interesting news for Small Business owners. Facebook is trying to promote local business as well as complete the data of their listings with two new features on Places Pages: Recommend This Place and Community Edits. The Recommend This Place sidebar module on the Pages of … Read more

Does your business have a Facbeook Page? If not see what you’re missing!

Americans Spend 23% of Internet Time on Social Networks [STUDY] Americans spend almost a quarter of their time online on social networking sites, says a Nielsen report released Monday. According to the report — which combines data from Nielsen mobile and online meters, buzz data and a survey — Internet users spend more than twice as much … Read more

Facebook Allows More Descriptive Page Tab App Names by Extending Character Limit to 100

Facebook has greatly extended the length of names permitted for Page tab applications. While before names could only be 16 characters or less, they can now be up to 100 characters, though long names will cause fewer different tabs to be displayed above the fold. The change will allow admins to more accurately and descriptively … Read more

Social media helps restaurant get off ground – from

Social Media

by Georgann Yara – Apr. 30, 2011 06:02 AM When Dean Slover and his business partners were preparing to open RnR Restaurant and Bar, they debated over whether to hire someone to manage the business’ social-media aspect. Nearly 14 months after the doors opened last March, the continued buzz and steady stream of patrons let Slover … Read more

Mashable's Facebook Guide has a Facebook Guidebook online. Facebook is the world’s leading social network, with over 300 million users and more than 900 employees. But how do you get the most out of it? To answer this question and more, Mashable has created The Facebook Guide Book, a complete collection of resources to help you master … Read more

6 reasons why a Real Estate Agent should have a Facebook Business page

74.1 % of americans online 32% time online spent is on social media 1,388,780 in Phoenix are on Facebook 1,082,000 within 25 mile radius of Phoenix on Facebook 67% more likely to respond to social media message than an email 32% find the actual home they are going to purchase on the net 86% still … Read more

Advertising your Real Estate Business on Facebook

Here’s a good article that shows the importance of using social media and having a Facebook presence for your Real Estate business: Advertising Your Real Estate Business on Facebook