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How to Get Your Facebook Page Posts Seen

Manage a Facebook page and wondering why some Facebook posts appear high on your followers news feeds, whilst others reach very few?

Meet Facebook’s EdgeRank:

EdgeRank is an algorithm developed by Facebook to govern what is displayed—and how high—on the News Feed.

via What Is EdgeRank?.

You can read a graphical and fairly accessible on what EdgeRank is, and how it works on this one-page overview here.

Also, you can calculate your own page’s EdgeRank using the very useful EdgeRankChecker.com.

(Links via @Mayaruss)

Using Social Media in Meetings

Over the last few months, I’ve been using a variety of social media tools within internal ‘Faculty Executive Meetings’ (‘FEM’ to friends) and have been recently been asked to provide a brief summary of how it’s worked.

Where better to this then, than on the blog?

So, a few months ago when I started my current role, I was asked to investigate ways of opening up FEM meetings to a wider audience, in order to allow greater accessibility and transparency to the conversations that go on within, be it for for staff, students, alumni or potential applicants. Continue reading Using Social Media in Meetings

When Are Facebook Users Most Active?

Some useful stats on when Facebook users are at their most active below.

As a result I’ve recently been experimenting with Facebook’s scheduled post feature for schools within Birmingham City University’s Faculty of Performance, Media and English (and  breathe). Posts going out at the times below do seem to have a higher reach and level of engagement as a result.

Here’s the source stats:

  • The three biggest usage spikes tend to occur on weekdays at 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. ET.
  • The biggest spike occurs at 3:00 p.m. ET on weekdays.
  • Weekday usage is pretty steady, however Wednesday at 3:00 pm ET is consistently the busiest period.
  • Fans are less active on Sunday compared to all other days of the week.

When Are Facebook Users Most Active? [STUDY].