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Facebook 101 for Middle Cities

  1. 1. facebook<br />Martin Waymire Advocacy Communications<br />
  2. 2. Sign up for a facebook account<br />
  3. 3. Getting started…<br />Getting started…<br />Step 1: Add friends<br />Pulls people on facebook that you email<br />Step 2: Find friends<br />Search other email accounts<br />Step 3: Profile Information<br />By entering in schools and companies, it pulls people you may know that are already on facebook<br />Step 4: Add a Photo<br />And more profile information<br />
  4. 4. The Home Page<br />Facebook.com<br />
  5. 5. Live Feed vs. News Feed<br />Facebook.com<br />Facebook updated the ‘news feed’ option to your home page. <br /><ul><li> This aggregates the most interesting content that your friends are posting.
  6. 6. It uses an algorithm based on a few factors: how many friends are commenting on it, who posted the content, and what type of content (e.g. photo, video, status update)
  7. 7. It is getting mixed reviews. Still very new to Facebook. </li></li></ul><li>Live Feed vs. News Feed<br />The ‘Live Feed’ is the original Facebook feed<br /><ul><li> It shows you all the actions your friends are making in real-time.
  8. 8. Here is where you can post status updates, share information and link to items of interest.
  9. 9. You can also upload photos, videos, events, links, etc. easily by clicking on the icons.
  10. 10. You can also comment on your friends status, or ‘Like’ them.
  11. 11. You can control how many friends show up in Live Feed by clicking ‘Edit Options’ at the bottom of the page.</li></ul>Facebook.com<br />
  12. 12. The Right Sidebar<br />Facebook.com<br /><ul><li>Friend Requests
  13. 13. Event Invitations
  14. 14. Group Invitations
  15. 15. Other Requests
  16. 16. Friend Suggestions
  17. 17. ‘Get in Touch’ Suggestions – New
  18. 18. Sponsored Ad
  19. 19. Event Calendar
  20. 20. Birthday Reminders</li></li></ul><li>The Left Sidebar<br />Facebook.com<br /><ul><li>Helps you easily organize your Facebook and get the information you need quickly.
  21. 21. Allows you to see actions by certain groups of people (i.e. business, personal, faculty, students,etc.)
  22. 22. You can separate your friends into lists by clicking on the Friends tab and then ‘Create New List’
  23. 23. Quick access to Pages, Groups, Networks and more.
  24. 24. You can easily organize your left sidebar by clicking and dragging what you want to see and what order.</li></li></ul><li>The Bottom Toolbar<br />Facebook.com<br /><ul><li>Access to all of your Facebook Applications
  25. 25. Ads and Pages (You admin)
  26. 26. Photos posted by all friends
  27. 27. Quick access to Groups, events and the Marketplace.
  28. 28. Other apps you use most often.
  29. 29. Chat options (shows who’s online)
  30. 30. Notifications</li></li></ul><li>The Top Toolbar<br />Facebook.com<br />Profile Page<br />Shows you how everybody else see your page. <br />Tabbed pages:<br /><ul><li>Wall
  31. 31. Info
  32. 32. Photos
  33. 33. Note, etc.</li></ul>You can also add applications to your left sidebar and tabbed bar. <br />
  34. 34. The Top Toolbar<br />Facebook.com<br />Friends List<br />- a way to access all your friends <br />Inbox<br /><ul><li>Private message friends and others on Facebook</li></ul>Settings<br />- Privacy Settings and more…<br />Search<br /><ul><li>Quick way to get to friends pages
  35. 35. Search for conversations, groups, pages, people, etc. </li></li></ul><li>Facebook Pages<br />Facebook.com<br />What is a Facebook Page?<br /><ul><li>Pages are for REAL celebrities, bands and businesses to broadcast great information to fans in an official, public manner.
  36. 36. Like profiles, they can be enhanced with applications that help the entity communicate with and engage their fans, and capture new audiences virally through their fans' recommendations to their friends.
  37. 37. You can use your personal profile to create and manage a Facebook Page for your organization</li></li></ul><li>Getting Started…<br />Facebook.com<br />Under the Ads & Pages link in the bottom toolbar. ‘Create New Page.’<br /><ul><li>Choose Category
  38. 38. Choose Name
  39. 39. Make it Public or keep Private (for now)
  40. 40. *we recommend private
  41. 41. Agree that you are an OFFICIAL representative.</li></li></ul><li>Facebook Pages<br />Facebook.com<br /><ul><li>Add a Logo
  42. 42. Update Information Tab
  43. 43. Upload Photos and Videos
  44. 44. Start Adding Useful Content
  45. 45. (links, events, articles, etc)
  46. 46. If you are an admin for the page, any updates to the news feed will appear from the school, organization, etc. </li></li></ul><li>Edit Pages<br />Facebook.com<br /><ul><li>Settings(make public/private)
  47. 47. Wall Settings</li></ul> - Default Wall view <br /> - Landing Page<br /> - Fan permissions<br /><ul><li>Add/edit Admins
  48. 48. Add Applications
  49. 49. View Insights
  50. 50. …and more</li></li></ul><li>Insights<br />Facebook.com<br />Facebook Insights measures user exposure, actions, and behavior relating to your Social Ads and Facebook Page. <br />By understanding activity and performance, fans and ad respondents, and trends and comparisons, you are better equipped to improve your business on Facebook and elsewhere.<br /> Insights is a free service for all Facebook Pages and Social Ads. Only Page admins can view this information, and it is displayed in the left column of the Page. <br />To view comprehensive Insights, click &quot;See All&quot; in the left column.<br />
  51. 51. Extras…<br />Facebook.com<br /><ul><li>After Facebook pages get 100 fans, you can get a Unique URL (i.e. http://facebook.com/martinwaymire)
  52. 52. By going here http://www.facebook.com/username
  53. 53. You can use third party applications to update both Facebook and Twitter at the same time.
  54. 54. You can tag your favorite Pages, friends, events and groups in your status update by using the ‘@’ symbol.
  55. 55. Use a Fan Widget box on your own web site to promote your Facebook fan page.
  56. 56. Get more tips and tricks by becoming fans of ‘Facebook Pages’ and ‘Facebook’ fan pages. </li></li></ul><li>Thank You<br />Facebook.com<br />Martin Waymire Advocacy Communications<br />http://www.mwadvocacy.com<br />http://www.facebook.com/martinwaymire<br />http://www.twitter.com/mwadvocacy<br />Roger Martin, rmartin@mwadvocacy.com, @advocateman<br />Andrea Ness, andrea@mwavocacy.com, @andrea_ness<br />Amy Morris, amorris@mwadvocacy.com, @amymorris<br />Monica Fineis, mfineis@mwadvocacy.com, @monfineis<br />