• 2 Super Cool Facebook Timeline Features You Might Have Missed

    With the new Facebook timeline on your business page, there are two handy ways to make your posts stand out so that Facebook Timeline Features - Pin to Top - Highlightpage visitors take notice.

    Pin to Top – When you hover over the upper right corner of a post on your Facebook page and click the edit icon, there is a “Pin to Top” option. When you select this, it moves that post to the top of your page and keeps it there until you unpin it. Any subsequent posts that you add to your page will appear below your pinned post.

    This can be really handy if you want to promote something that is time-sensitive such as a current promotion that you’re holding or an upcoming event.

    Highlight – When you hover over the upper right corner of a post on your Facebook page, you’ll see a star icon called “Highlight.” Selecting this option will expand your post from a small box to a feature that spans across both columns. This is a nice way to draw attention to a specific post on your page. You can also highlight multiple posts and they will remain that way until you click the icon again to remove highlight. The highlight feature is also available for use on your personal Facebook profile.

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    About the Author: Stephanie Chandler is an author of nine books including Own Your Niche: Hype-Free Internet Marketing Tactics to Establish Authority in Your Field and Promote Your Service-Based Business and The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan: Simple Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books. She is also founder and CEO of Authority Publishing, specializing in custom book publishing and social media marketing services, BusinessInfoGuide.com, a directory of resources for entrepreneurs, and the Nonfiction Authors Association, a marketing community for authors. She has been featured in Entrepreneur magazine, BusinessWeek, Inc.com, and Wired magazine, and she is a contributing blogger for Forbes. For author and speaker details, visit http://StephanieChandler.com. Subscribe to Stephanie Chandler's blog feed here.

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    1. Diane ZiomekNo Gravatar says:

      Thank you for this information. I was unsure of how the “pin to top” function worked. I have already implemented it on my page. Thanks again and have a great day!

    2. This is a helpful tool for advertising for fundraisers! Thanks

    3. By Pinning I ensure that page visitors are viewing the most important posts on my page. when I am highlighting something it extends over both columns to feature that post. Highlighting a post does not bring it the very top of my page; it only makes it more visible to my fans. Posts that I would wish to highlight are time sensitive news story, a video clip of my latest commercial.

    4. KimNo Gravatar says:

      Thanks a bunch Stephanie! What a great post. I just pinned two on my Author’s page……

    5. thanks— love the SM stuff and try to keep up but the PinTo was a new one for me! Appreciate-Richard

    6. Thank for the information. I was not sure of how the “pin to top” function worked. I have already used it on my page. G’ day!

    7. I have already implemented it on my page. Thanks again and have a great day!Highlighting a post does not bring it the very top of my page; it only makes it more visible to my fans.

    8. When I am highlighting something it extends over both columns to feature that post. Highlighting a post does not bring it the very top of my page; it only makes it more visible to my fans.

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