How to WriteFacebook Status    Updates
Be short and to the point
225 characters =   sweet spot
(over 33% of Facebook users seeyour status update via a mobile device)
What can you say in 225 characters?
1. Share your life
Even if it’s your business page, yourfans want to know your about YOU.
Personal updates receive  247% more comments
2. Advice
...shared 522% more than statusupdates that aren’t advice related
Who does’t love to be told what to do,              right?
3. Share content – link to interesting  articles that you find on the web
(even Sergey Brin and Mark Zuckerberg aresharing and playing nicely - end of cold war?)
4. Quotes
“I always have a quotation for everything - itsaves original thinking.” - Dorothy L. Sayers
5. Entertainment
“Somebody... Tell a joke!”
Your goal should be to create updatesthat get shares, likes, and comments.
But what about status updates that          contain links?
Don’t we want to bring facebook   traffic back to our sites?
DEFINITELY - share away!
Status updates with links always getfewer likes, shares, and comments...
...and that’s good news!
That means that your fans are off to        read your blog post
Rule of thumb: make sure that at least 2/3 of      your updates don’t contain links
Rotate them up with quotes, personal stories,         pictures, and business tips
And there you have it - Facebookstatus updates on your speed dial
See Facebook status    updates in actionLike Traffic Generation Café on Facebook
Presented by Ana Hoffman       www.TrafficGenerationCafé.com                             *** Based on Neil Patel’s finding...
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How to Write Awesome Facebook Status Updates

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Facebook traffic potential is incredible. However, without Facebook status updates that stand out and draw in fans and readers, your efforts might be a doozy.

Learn how to write awesome Facebook status updates, what kind, how long, and more.

Be sure to like Traffic Generation Café on Facebook to see how to use Facebook status updates to drive traffic back to your site.

http://www.facebook.com/trafficgenerationcafe

See you there!

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How to Write Awesome Facebook Status Updates

  1. 1. How to WriteFacebook Status Updates
  2. 2. Be short and to the point
  3. 3. 225 characters = sweet spot
  4. 4. (over 33% of Facebook users seeyour status update via a mobile device)
  5. 5. What can you say in 225 characters?
  6. 6. 1. Share your life
  7. 7. Even if it’s your business page, yourfans want to know your about YOU.
  8. 8. Personal updates receive 247% more comments
  9. 9. 2. Advice
  10. 10. ...shared 522% more than statusupdates that aren’t advice related
  11. 11. Who does’t love to be told what to do, right?
  12. 12. 3. Share content – link to interesting articles that you find on the web
  13. 13. (even Sergey Brin and Mark Zuckerberg aresharing and playing nicely - end of cold war?)
  14. 14. 4. Quotes
  15. 15. “I always have a quotation for everything - itsaves original thinking.” - Dorothy L. Sayers
  16. 16. 5. Entertainment
  17. 17. “Somebody... Tell a joke!”
  18. 18. Your goal should be to create updatesthat get shares, likes, and comments.
  19. 19. But what about status updates that contain links?
  20. 20. Don’t we want to bring facebook traffic back to our sites?
  21. 21. DEFINITELY - share away!
  22. 22. Status updates with links always getfewer likes, shares, and comments...
  23. 23. ...and that’s good news!
  24. 24. That means that your fans are off to read your blog post
  25. 25. Rule of thumb: make sure that at least 2/3 of your updates don’t contain links
  26. 26. Rotate them up with quotes, personal stories, pictures, and business tips
  27. 27. And there you have it - Facebookstatus updates on your speed dial
  28. 28. See Facebook status updates in actionLike Traffic Generation Café on Facebook
  29. 29. Presented by Ana Hoffman www.TrafficGenerationCafé.com *** Based on Neil Patel’s findings at QuickSprout.com ***To learn more about driving traffic through social media, click on: http://www.trafficgenerationcafe.com/social-media-traffic/
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