Friday, October 19, 2012

Having trouble seeing GLG on your Facebook Wall?


Love it or hate it... social media is one of the most popular tools of communication in this day and age. facebook is the way I communicate most effectively with my readers of Ginger Lemon Girl. While I also use twitter, facebook opens the doorway to ongoing communication in somewhat more organized manner (in my opinion) so therefore, it's what I tend to use most actively.

In the past year facebook has made major changes to "pages" for businesses, blogs, churches, etc... Any type of facebook page, no matter what the subject matter or whether it's for-profit or non-profit, or generally just sharing information like I do (other than promoting the book) -- is now required to PAY for their posts to be seen by all of their followers. Otherwise, only 10% of the people who "like" the page will actually see the postings shared. Facebook did this to find a really easy way to increase their revenue.

So basically if I want you to see really important information on my page, I have to pay facebook to make sure they show it to you on your wall or in your newsfeed. And unfortunately I don't have the funds to constantly promote my posts.

There is a way around this, but it will take a little effort on your part, here's basically what you will need to do: 


To keep RECEIVING ALL FACEBOOK POSTS, TIPS, and RECIPES FROM GLG, you have to open our page, hover the mouse on the "Like" button near the gear symbol. In the pop-up select "ADD TO INTEREST LISTS".


Then create an interest list - gluten-free, baking, etc on your personal facebook page. Then when you select that interest list you will see ALL of our posts. Here's a great post explaining how to create an interest list: http://sproutsocial.com/insights/2012/03/how-to-facebook-interest-list/

Have questions or want to share a thought? Leave me a comment below! 


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2 comments:

  1. Thanks for the update. I'm heading over to FB to take care of this issue.

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  2. I have done this but your updates are still not showing up in my news feed.

    The only way I can see your posts is to click on "food" under my Interests list on the bottom left of my home page. :(

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Carrie

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