NEW Facebook Cover Photos 20% Text Compliance Checker!

Beware! Facebook Cover Photos and Ads Restricted to 20% TextFacebook Cover Photos and Ads are NOW restricted to 20% text. This went into effect January 15, 2013.

Updated 3-25-2013 with NEW Cover Photo rules below.

Is your Fan Page in compliance?

If you don’t run Facebook ads, this will only apply to your Fan Page Cover Photo.  You can still post images with more than 20% text to your Fan Page Timeline – but you won’t be able to use one as a Promoted Post or Sponsored Story. Those images can become page post ads that appear in the Facebook sidebar, but they cannot be promoted in the news feed while they contain more than 20% text.

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Facebook Promoted Posts: Help or Scam?

Facebook Promoted Posts: Help or Scam?Are you thinking about using Facebook Promoted Posts?

Wondering if it’s worth it? How much will it improve your Facebook Page reach?

Mari Smith asked her 82,000 Facebook Fans this week if they’ve used promoted posts, and what their results were. The answers were mixed. But what concerned me were the respondents who didn’t trust the reach numbers provided by Facebook.

12-1-12: SEE UPDATE AT END OF POST!

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