Tag Archives: Facebook

Instagram Video vs. Vine: Lights, Camera, Action

Instagram Video vs. Vine: Lights, Camera, Action

By: Tera Norberg, VA and Social Media Specialist for Black Ink A few days ago, Instagram announced that it would now have video capabilities and that had many users wondering “why?” For many, Instagram has been a place to post quick still shots of products our businesses have to offer, or maybe pictures that allowContinue Reading

Facebook Welcomes the Hashtag

Facebook Welcomes the Hashtag

By: Tera Norberg, VA and Social Media Specialist for Black Ink For some of us, the announcement that Facebook would now be recognizing hashtags (#) was wonderful news. For others, it prompted eye rolling or maybe a “what the heck is a hashtag?” I’m sure you can guess what side of the fence I’m on…Continue Reading

How to get rid of the Facebook “chat head” bubble

How to get rid of the Facebook “chat head” bubble

Facebook recently implemented a new feature for iPhone users that some may find less than welcome – the Chat Head. You know, the super helpful bubble that pops up when you have a new message on Facebook? It would be even more helpful if the bubble went away after you read the message. It willContinue Reading

What are you saying with your Facebook “Likes”?

What are you saying with your Facebook “Likes”?

by Melissa Black | Black Ink Virtual Bob and I went to a new restaurant for dinner with some friends a few weeks ago.  It was a place we had never heard of, kind of in the middle of nowhere, but our friend assured us that we would love it.  And she knows us wellContinue Reading

FREE Facebook for Business Checklist

It can be a challenge to figure out what to post on your Facebook business page. What type of information will keep your audience interested and engaged? This free checklist includes tips on what to post, how to post it and the most effective ways to create a Facebook presence that will benefit your business.Continue Reading

Small Business Challenges Part 2: Hiring Well

I recently asked my business owner Facebook friends what they considered to be their biggest time-suckers.  Here’s some of what they had to say: “Hiring the right people to do the job…. having to go over the same things and repeat, repeat and repeat is not only time consuming, but it’s not the best use of theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Small Business Challenges Part 1: Work-Life Balance

I recently asked my business owner Facebook friends what they considered to be their biggest time-suckers.  Here’s some of what they had to say: “Simply running the business is time consuming, not one particular aspect of it. I find myself spending my personal time on my business, so it’s hard to find the balance ofContinue Reading

How to Name Your Facebook Business Page

My husband and I stopped by our local ice cream shop the other night.  As we stood at the register, I noticed a sign on the counter that looked something like this: “Join us on Facebook!  www.facebook.com/10293u4ukd.profile.php.293y4hy” Question:  Would you be more likely to “like” a Facebook page that read that way, or something thatContinue Reading