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LinkedIn Manager's Choice

Manager's Choice on LinkedIn is a feature in LinkedIn Groups that allows a Group manager to select one post from the group and pin it to the top of the Group Page. Use the Manger's Choice the same as you would pinned posts on Facebook Pages, pinned tweets on Twitter, or pinned posts on Google+. To make something Manager's Choice. go to the post you want featured and click the down arrow at the top right corner of the post....

Customize Your Facebook Tabs

Tabs appear at the top of your Facebook Page and help people navigate your Page. You can change the order in which the tabs show. You can change what these tabs say and what the icons for the tabs. Go to the timeline of the Page you manage. The tabs are lined up right the profile picture. Click More to get more tabs and the option to manage them. Related: Manage Your Facebook Tab Order [link] Go to the bottom...

Why Use Instagram Video?

Instagram can be a fun and quick way to share lots of moments in text, pictures, and video. Videos on Instagram are between 3-15 seconds long. That does not leave you with time to discuss any topic at length, so why use it? [Related: Intro to Instagram] Instagram is meant to capture moments in small increments. Your department can show several highlights of an event, make a short announcement, or give an exclusive look into your department. Adding shorter...

Share Facebook Events

You can share your Facebook Events with your followers to get more people to subscribe to them. Shared events will show up on your Timeline and in your follower's Newsfeeds. Go to your Page. Go to your Events Tab. Click Share Events. Add a message to accompany your post. Click the Audience Selector (world icon) to target followers who speak specific languages and live in specific locations. This tip is adapted from http://events.fb.com/...

Introduction to Collections: New Google+ Feature

Collections is a new feature that allows to you to share content by topic. Your followers can choose which collections they want to follow. Collections can either be shared publicly, privately, or with a custom set of people. Collections are also customizable with their own color themes and cover photos. You can use use Collections to organize your posts. For example, you can name a Collection "News About Us" and post articles that feature or mention your department.You can also...