Karla Lárraga

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App of the Month: Facebook Pages Manager  (iOS  // Android)

Our Rating: 4Stars

 Why: Real Estate professionals who are seeking to boost their personal brand with social media marketing efforts can benefit tremendously from Facebook Pages Manager.  Finally, the prayers of Facebook page administrators have been answered. Facebook released the Pages Manager application for the iPhone and Android devices to make it easier for page admins to effectively manage their Facebook pages. Pages Manager helps admins connect with their audience and keep up with activity on multiple Pages, all in one place.

Cost: Free 

What Facebook Pages Manager Does:  Pages Manager has a similar look and feel to the regular Facebook app, but it is more focused on updating and managing pages. The app allows users to choose from the list of pages they manage and begin posting from it. From the main menu, users can view their lists of pages, view overviews of their pages’  insights, look at the list of page admins, visit the help center, and check out the privacy and legal notices.

• Post updates and photos and respond to comments as your Pages
• View and reply to private messages sent to your Pages
• Option to get push notifications for new activity, tips and reminders
• View your latest Page Insights
• Turn push notifications on or off for each Page
• Upload a photo to a specific album
• Attach a photo to a status update
• Change profile and cover photos
• Save a shortcut to a Page on your phone’s home screen
• Share links from other apps to Pages Manager
• Post and promote at the same time
• Turn an external link into a share post
• Share photos from other apps
• Create an album
• Save a draft of a post
• Write posts on an Event
• Use bookmark links to see full-page Messages, Insights, Photos, Events and Activity Log
• To delete a comment or ban someone from your Page, just tap the comment
• Go to Settings to edit basic info and invite friends to like your Page
• Upload multiple photos for a single post
• Edit Page admins: add new admins for the Pages you manage
• Tag people in comments to build a deeper connection with the people that matter to you
• Keep up with updates from other relevant pages in Pages Feed
• Tag other Pages in sharing tool
• Tap on a person/Page to easily access their Timeline
• Edit comments
• Tap on push notifications to go to messages and posts
• Infinite scrolling and previews for Page notifications help you keep up with your Page activity
• Smaller file size makes downloading and running the app faster
• Send emoji and stickers in messages
• Navigate to photos on your Page in an improved gallery
• Upload videos from a mobile device to your Page
• Choose photos and videos from non-Facebook apps to use in your post
• Search for Pages to Like
• Include hashtags in your posts and tap on them to view the hashtag feed

In Summary: If you use Facebook for business or professional reasons, this app will combine your needs to manage your page with the convenience of  your smart phone.  Our suggestion?  Brainstorm your goals and what you want the outcome of your social media presence to be, plan your content strategy and use apps like Facebook Pages Manager or Hootsuite (review coming soon!) to make managing your social media easy peasy.

 

This entry was posted in Business, Champions by Karla Lárraga.
Karla Lárraga

About Karla Lárraga

Karla Lárraga is the Communications Director for Champions School of Real Estate® and Champions School of Business Etiquette® statewide. With active social media channels on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and more, Karla enjoys sharing everything Champions - be sure to stop by and say hello or drop her a note at Karla@ChampionsSchool.com.

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