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10 cool ways customize Facebook status updates

28 Mar

By using the following ten tips you will be able to add some style to your status updates so that your posts can stand out from the crowd!

1. Use Status Shuffle10 Cool Ways to Customize Your Status Updates

Status shuffle is an application that allows you to shuffle through thousands of status updates to find something that you could either use directly or adapt slightly to make your own.

If you are looking for a large selection of updates that you can sort through by topic this is a great app to check out.

Simply click the shuffle button until you find a status update that suits your style!

2. Use Status Tagging to Tag a Page, Group, or Person

Status tagging is a feature Available only to those who access Facebook via a computer.

This feature allows you to tag a Page, Group, or Person by typing the @ symbol and then the name of what you are trying to tag.

By tagging in you updates you call attention to your status and help build the rand of the thing you are tagging.  This can be a great strategy for getting people to like your page if you tag your pave in an update.
10 Cool Ways to Customize Your Status Updates

3. Post a Picture

A picture says a thousand words.  Post a cool picture and there is a good chance that people will like it.

If you have an iPhone you can download the free Instagram app to your phone add effects to your picture and easily share your content to Facebook and other social networks.

4. Post a Quote

Quotes are a great way to share some awesome sayings with your group.

There is no shortage of quotes websites on the Internet simply do a search for the topic you are looking for best quotes and you will find several sites with quotes from a variety of topics.

Find a few quotes you like and share them every once in a while with your friends.

5. Flip your Text

The website fliptext.org allows you to take any text and flip it in it’s head.10 Cool Ways to Customize Your Status Updates

Feel free to get creative with this, tell people you are standing on your head or something, and you are bound to get some people interested in your update.

6. Post AscII Art

Use this style of update if you want to past Facebook status art and really stand out from the crowd.

There is a very good chance people have not seen this style of update before.

Here are a few creative examples of what you could do:

_̴ı̴̴̡̡̡ ̡͌l̡̡̡ ̡͌l̡*̡̡ ̴̡ı̴̴̡ ̡̡͡|̲̲̲͡͡͡ ̲▫̲͡ ̲̲̲͡͡π̲̲͡͡ ̲̲͡▫̲̲͡͡ ̲|̡̡̡ ̡ ̴̡ı̴̡̡ ̡͌l̡̡̡

♬ ♫ ♪ ılıll|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅|llılı ♪ ♫ ♬

7. Schedule your Status Updates

10 Cool Ways to Customize Your Status Updates

Scheduling status update is a way to make sure that status updates go out at the perfect time, whether or not you are there to post them.

For example, I have a status update scheduled for November 11th this year saying “Happy 11/11/2011!”

Using Hootsuite you can schedule updates to your profile and/or up to five pages you manage.

Another update scheduling service is Laterbro, which only enables you to schedule updates for your profile, but has the added benefit of setting recurring updates every day, week, month or even year!

8. Update your status with a new app

Every Facebook Status update you post comes with an icon from the app that shows how you posted your update.

Post from different apps like Facebook for Chrome, Facebook Mobile, or Hootsuite.

9. Change your Relationship Status10 Cool Ways to Customize Your Status Updates

Changing your Facebook status is one of the best ways to make your status really stand out.  For whatever reason people love to comment on relationship statuses.

Recently Facebook changed the options available for relationship statuses.  Changing your relationship status to Single will likely still stand out the mos but now you also have the option for a “domestic partnership” and a few other new options as well.

10. Share a Link to a cool Article

Sharing cool links is a great way to get attention for your status updates.  I have found that updates about Facebook share especially well so if you want to get attention for your update go right ahead and share thus article!

For more cool Facebook Tips make sure to sign up for our free Facebook Course.


SEO Best Practice Checklist Guide

25 Mar

Phase 1: On-site SEO

Step 1: Pre SEO Tips
Site owners have to ask themselves three things before they can even begin to develop their SEO campaign.
1. Do I want sales or leads?
2. Who is my audience?
3. Who is my competition?

Step 2: Site Structure and Navigation
Your site structure should lead visitors done a predetermined path of conversion. Site structure and navigation actually play important roles when it comes to SEO.

SEO: What is it? Where is it?

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, and (in a nutshell) is the process of making changes in different areas of your website in order for the search engines to find and deliver targeted visitors to your website.

Step 3: The Importance of Content

In the world of SEO, content is king. It is the most important factor of a website’s long term SEO success.

Step 4: Keyword Research

Keyword research is a critical component of any SEO campaign. Keyword research is going to determine who can see your website, search engines and users alike. Your audience is going to be using specific keywords to conduct searches. Missing out on important keywords means missing out on potential customers. Keyword research is going to make or break your SEO campaign.

Step 5: On-site Optimization
On-site optimization is all about going through each page of your website and incorporating your newly selected keywords.
The following is a list of website components that need to be optimized for SEO:

• Content
• Meta Title Tag, Description, Keywords
• H1 Tag
• URL Structure
• Image Tags
• XML Sitemap
• Internal Linking Structure

Phase 2: Link Building
Link building is the practice and ongoing campaign to increase your website and company’s brand and visibility in the search engines, as well as online in general.

Step 1: Link Building

• Article Marketing/Document Sharing
• Social Networking
• Directory Submission
• Blogging
• Natural Links
• Video Marketing
• Blog Comments
• Local Profiles
• Industry Associations
• Online Publicity

Step 2: Measurability

How do you measure the success of your SEO efforts? You can look at a few things: leads, sales, conversion ratio and the number of visitors to the site to start.

Picking an SEO Provider
Thinking about going with a SEO professional instead of attempting to go-it-alone? This section offers advice on making sure you select the right SEO professional.


If you need more information, check out some of Brick Marketing’s recommended resources.

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