Do you want your Facebook Page – Cover Image done for FREE?

Just a few more days until all Facebook Pages will get a new design. Facebook says that on March 30, 2012 they will be enforcing the new Timeline format on all pages - regardless of whether you have already switched to the new format or clueless about the whole thing and still on the old … Continue reading Do you want your Facebook Page – Cover Image done for FREE?

Facebook Timeline for pages and brands has launched!

Almost immediately after "Timeline" for personal profiles were launched, it had been guessed, predicted and prophesied that Facebook would be launching Timeline for Pages. Over the past couple of months, it was rumored that D-day was 29th February, the leap day, the day of the first ever Facebook Marketing conference or fMC - as Facebook likes to … Continue reading Facebook Timeline for pages and brands has launched!

Why you should activate the new Facebook profile setting – the “Facebook Timeline”

You can love or hate or just be 'meh' over the new changes on facebook profiles that were launched during the last week's f8 developers conference (go ahead and click the link if you'd like to see the recording). But instead of waiting around for the automatic update of your profile from the old to the … Continue reading Why you should activate the new Facebook profile setting – the “Facebook Timeline”

How to send Google+ Invites to your friends

Many of my friends have been asking me how can they send Google+ invitations to their friends. So I thought I'd write a quick post on it. Right now, Google has taken off the "Send Invites" feature that is supposed to look like the picture below and is supposed to appear on the Right-hand-side bar. … Continue reading How to send Google+ Invites to your friends

Srilanka’s Perera and Sons become active on Social Media

It was just yesterday that I noticed Perera & Sons had started following me on Twitter! Perera and Sons on Twitter? I didn't even know that Perera and Sons were on Twitter before, so I started following them (@pereraandsons) back. Curiosity got the better of me so I asked them a question. An hour or … Continue reading Srilanka’s Perera and Sons become active on Social Media

Everybody’s looking for Bloggers!

Who ever said blogging is dead? Just today, three different parties were looking for bloggers, Two friends of mine - one of them being @Isura and a company I freelance social media work - @CMBevents were looking for bloggers via Twitter. So why is this keen interest over bloggers? Blogs and blogging have become quite … Continue reading Everybody’s looking for Bloggers!

Facebook changes AGAIN! – This time, its “Pages”

Here we go again! Yup, Facebook did another major faceoff (while you were sleeping last night) and this time, its the "Pages". So what have they done? And what does it change for you and me? Well, if you are not a Facebook Page admin or a page owner, it's no biggie. It's just that … Continue reading Facebook changes AGAIN! – This time, its “Pages”

The U.S. Government takes Facebook Seriously

In an interesting new move, the US government has deiced to partner with Facebook to let users receive AMBER (America’s Missing Broadcast Emergency Response) Alerts via the social networking site. The move teams up Facebook with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Department of Justice and the Virginia State Police in the … Continue reading The U.S. Government takes Facebook Seriously

Looking for a Job in Social Media?

Image: Salvatore Vuono / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Jobs in Social Media During the latter part of the year 2010, I’ve been asked more than once… “Can you find me a good Social Media person to handle our Facebook page or Twitter account?” – or something along those lines. I did check around for people but couldn’t find … Continue reading Looking for a Job in Social Media?

Social Media in Sri Lankan Businesses

Last year has seen businesses taking a significant move from traditional marketing to integrating Social Media into the marketing mix, almost all around the world and in every arena. And some predict that the year 2011 will be the year of the "Social Media Bubble". Throughout last year we have also noticed how a number … Continue reading Social Media in Sri Lankan Businesses