6 ways to make Facebook a valuable business tool and reduce timeline noise

Do you suffer from Facebook fatigue? 

If you’re anything like me, you get tired of attention seeking posts, pointless drama, political views or endless memes. You still get value from the pages and groups but it all gets a bit noisy at times.

If this is case, there’s a few things to try that may work to improve the value of this ever changing platform.

6 ways to make Facebook a valuable business tool and reduce timeline noise

Perfect for those who use the platform for business and want to keep their friends around, but in a more controlled way. Here’s a list and there’s more detail about each point further down the page. Continue reading “6 ways to make Facebook a valuable business tool and reduce timeline noise”

How to create a Facebook Messenger ChatBot and receive leads on your phone

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Create a Facebook Messenger ChatBot and your prospects & customers will be able to send a message from your website DIRECTLY to your phone via Messenger.

Never miss a potential client again with this simple instant messaging service. Create a Facebook Messenger ChatBot for your site and you can actually inspire a conversation, simply by having the option there. You can choose to have a message pop up to ask if they have a question or just leave the chat icon there.

what is a messenger ChatBot?
A messenger bot shows a box on your WordPress site that allows visitors to directly message your page

Here’s how to create a Facebook Messenger ChatBot and receive messages on your phone

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How to point a subdomain to a Click Funnel link using CNAME

It can be a complicated process depending on who you have your domain name registered with but here are a few point that we learned.

  1. In your domain registrar account, you need to find the ‘manage domains’ or ‘Edit DNS’ area. You want to be looking for where you can add a new CNAME value.  Here’s what it looks like on BlueHost:

Here’s how it looks in Cpanel:

Once this is done, we are ready to proceed to the next step. This is where we configure the subdomain to point to the right funnel link.

2.  Next, login to your Click Funnel account and head over to the ‘Domains’ section. Choose ‘Add your own domain’

Enter the domain name you just created and CF does the rest.

Choose the funnel you wish to point to and you’re done!

Here’s the CF tutorial for Bluehost – the principle is the same for most hosts:

http://docs.clickfunnels.com/other/how-to-add-a-subdomain-within-bluehost

Need help? Contact the WP Mentor

 

SSD Cloud Hosting vs HDD shared hosting

What is SSD Cloud Hosting?

SSD Cloud Hosting is cloud based, super fast, UK web hosting.  It’s what we’re using and here’s why.

The videos below explain the key things you need to know about the difference between SSD and HDD hosting.  These are the storage devices that the web servers use to store our website files, much like a PC stores data files.

SSD Cloud Hosting

  • HDD = Hard Disk Drive
  • SSD = Solid State Drive
  • Cloud hosting means that files are stored in multiple locations

We’ve just moved 12 sites over to SSD Cloud Hosting and the difference is amazing.  This site is hosted on SSD servers from Pickaweb and the service and support has been amazing. Continue reading “SSD Cloud Hosting vs HDD shared hosting”