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How to Find Your Page's Feed on Facebook

How you find your Page's newsfeed has changed. First go to your Page's timeline, then go to the right sidebar. Click See pages feed in as outlined in the red box in the image above. It will bring you to your Page's newsfeed filled with posts from Pages that your Page likes and follows. This is what the Page's feed looks like. The left column shows what Pages your Page has liked and the large middle column has posts from...

Instagram Stories

Instagram just introduced Stories, a new feature that allows people to share pictures and videos that disappear after 24 hours to their Instagram followers. Instagram Stories can be used to give exclusive behind-the-scene looks of the department or share live updates at events. Instagram Stories are at the top of your timeline. Select a story to see pictures and videos from other Instagram users....

How to Set up Your Preferred Page Audience

Anyone can find your Page, but setting a Preferred Page Audience can target your Page to the people you want. Go to your Page settings. On the side of the screen, click Preferred Page Settings. Select the areas you want to target by putting a pin on the map and choosing how far out you want to areas to cover up to 50 miles. Choose whether or not you want who live, visit, or have checked in to this area....

Why You Should Set Up an Instagram Business Account

Did you know you can have a business account on Instagram? Being recognized as a business on Instagram provides accounts with new features. You will soon have access to Instagram Insights that allows you to get information on your posts and followers. You can see what posts are most popular, how many people saw your posts, when your followers are most active and more. Setting up a business account will also make it easier for followers to contact you. Your...

Facebook Pages Update

In previous Tips of the Week, here and here, Facebook updated the layout of Pages. Facebook Pages have updated again. Here are some of the major changes. 1. Your Profile picture, name, verification check, and tabs have moved from being on top of Page over and under your cover photo to the left side of the screen in a sidebar. (red) 2. Everything that was in a sidebar on the left side of your Page is now in a sidebar...