How to Use Hashtags with Sense, not Offense! Infographic

Don't look foolish! Learn how to use hashtags properly so they help you and don't hurt you. Check out this genius Hashtag Etiquette infographic.

Know how to use hashtags properly?

Hashtags are a great way to get your message in front of people actively looking for your topic! But you need to use them well.

Whether you need a primer or a refresher course in hashtag etiquette, this attractive infographic from Gremlin will fill you in! You’ll understand how hashtags can help you – and also how they can hurt, if you use them poorly. Continue Reading

Facebook Emoticons List: Infographic & Copy/Paste Text!

Facebook Emoticons List: Infographic & Copy/Paste Text!

Looking for the Facebook emoticons list for comments?

Here it is, with keyboard shortcuts, in an infographic. Pinned over 8,000 times!

Now includes text version so you can copy and paste to make Facebook emoticons :)

Enjoy sharing this Facebook emoticon cheat sheet with your friends.

Please share responsibly! Keep my contact info on the graphic, and link back to my site (this will happen automatically when you “pin” to Pinterest). Thanks for sharing my list of Facebook emoticons for comments! Continue Reading

NEW! Facebook Photos in Comments

Something new! Facebook photos in comments.

Added June 19, 2013, and so easy to use via a tiny camera icon in the comment bar.

NEW! Facebook Photos in Comments

If you’re a visual person like me, you might often find it hard to explain just what you mean in words. Sometimes sharing an image makes it so much easier!

For now, this ability is limited to personal profiles, commenting on other profile posts or group posts. I think this will come in very handy when someone posts a question in a group! Sometimes a screenshot provides the clearest answer.

If you don’t see the camera icon in the comment bar, try logging out of Facebook and logging in again.

Perhaps this will roll out to Facebook Fan Pages, which provides all sorts of opportunities – both good and bad – for Fan Page admins.

What do you think of this feature? Do you see yourself using Facebook photos in comments?

What Are Facebook Hashtags, and Why Should I Care?

What Are Facebook HashtagsWhy should you love Facebook hashtags?

If you’re on Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ or Instagram, you may already be aware of the power of hashtags.

Hashtags can help your business get noticed! When you use relevant hashtags, Facebook users interested in your topic could discover your business during their hashtag searches. Here’s how it works. Continue Reading