50 Great Ways Colleges Are Using Facebook [Reblog]

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The Thoughtpick team is dedicated to bringing you top of the line social media tips and howtos in order to help you get the most of your online experience. Therefore, today we will be reblogging this great article we found at onlinecollegecourses.com: 50 Great Ways Colleges Are Using Facebook.

Colleges have fully embraced Facebook as a way to interact with current and prospective students, alumni, and even the general public. It’s a natural fit for finding and communicating with students who are online all the time anyway, and affords colleges a seemingly limitless opportunity for sharing photos, recruiting new students, featuring professors and visiting speakers, and bolstering the image of the institution. Here are 50 great ways colleges are using Facebook.

10 Tips for Utilizing Your Facebook Fanpages

So you have your Facebook Fanpage set up and ready to go however, you have no clue how to make use of it! Here are 10 tips that could help you utilize your fanpages in the best way possible:

1. Carefully Choose Your Content:

As we have previously discussed, your content is very important and it plays a great role in attracting and retaining fans.

Now, since we are discussing Facebook fans in particular, you should always try to use the right messages combined with a mix of audio visuals in order to capture your fans’ attention since there are millions of other companies, people, services and products competing over it!

An Example of Pringles' Content on their Facebook Fanpage

An Example of Pringles' Content on their Facebook Fanpage

Your Facebook fanpage messages should be unique, informative and, when possible, fun!

2. Focus on Your Fans:

Fans are not really customers, however, they have the power to spread the word about your product and service in a way that you would not be able to do yourself! This is why you need to focus on your fans and how to attract them and satisfy them enough for them to become your natural buzzers!

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