Little Digital Things: 3 Facebook tips that everyone can and should implement now.

If you are looking for some simple tips to help clean up your Facebook strategy- look no further! Keeping up with social media best practices can be a headache, but we’re here to tell you what you should and shouldn’t be doing with your Facebook content. Here are 3 super easy tips that everyone should start doing- right now!

1. Delete URLs: If you only take away one thing from this blog post, please let it be this: you can delete URLs from Facebook!  Once you delete the physical URL, Facebook will automatically generate a link to the website you are trying to get to. This leaves your post looking polished and far more professional.

 

Don’t Do This:

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Do This:

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2.  Pay Attention to Pictures: Now that you are deleting your URLs like a pro, it is time to think about the photos Facebook generates for you. Although this tool works pretty well most of the time, sometimes they don’t pick the right photo to represent your post. But fear not people, you can upload your own photos! Choosing the right photo for your post will help to engage your user.

Select a file to upload:

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A different photo can completely change the post:

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3. Shorten Links: If you are posting an image with a url( this is different from posting a link with an image), you aren’t able to delete the URL. For this instance, you should always shorten your URL using a program like bitly.com. Shortening your link results in a clean look while still having a physical link in your post.

Shortened links are clean!

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If you start implementing these 3 tips today, you will start to notice a more polished and professional look. As always, make sure that your content is engaging, insightful, and aligns with your brand.

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