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Facebook Marketing

Facebook MarketingStarting Janaury 13, work with the group marketing manager of social media at Microsoft/BingAds to build a fan base and grow your business on Facebook! In this course, Geoffrey Colon will teach you how to set up and enhance your company page, understand best practices and measuring your success, execute a monthly content strategy, and incorporate Facebook into your overall marketing efforts. Register now!

Facebook Contest May Have Taylor Swift Sing At School For The Deaf


Facebook pranksters have struck again. Earlier this year, users played with a Facebook contest to send rapper Pitbull to the most remote Walmart possible — Kodiak, Alaska. Now a contest sponsored by Chegg and Papa John to send singer Taylor Swift to perform at a high school or college has been taken over. There’s a campaign to send Swift to Horace Mann School for the Deaf in Allston, Mass.

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Writing About Your Favorite Teacher Could Win You Free Admission To A Mediabistro Course


Everyone has had at least one teacher make a positive difference in their life. Maybe it was a fourth-grade teacher who showed you the way when you were struggling, or a college professor who tied classroom knowledge to real-life applications. By bragging about your favorite teacher, you could win a free course from our parent site, Mediabistro. Even just participating merits a $50 coupon toward a Mediabistro class.

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It’s Official: Facebook Contest Sends Pitbull To Kodiak, Alaska


Miami-based rapper Pitbull calls himself Mr. Worldwide and mentions exotic locales such as Rio de Janiero, Madrid, and Puerto Rico in his songs. Thanks to some pranksters who flexed their muscles through a Facebook contest, Pitbull will probably struggle to find bottle service at one of his future locations — Kodiak, Alaska. The Walmart Facebook page of that town received the most likes in an Energy Sheets-sponsored contest, earning Kodiak an appearance from the popular musician.

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Will Crank's Controversial Facebook App Rival Burger King's?

-Crank Poster-What would you do for $1,000? That’s the question the new Crank sweepstakes is asking. And yes, that’s Crank 2 High Voltage the movie. In theaters on April 17th, the Lionsgate film is running a sweepstakes, 14 Days of Mayhem, to promote the upcoming Crank. And this contest is mayhem indeed (access the contest here). The Visionaire Group is the creative agency behind this unique application.

Leveraging Facebook Connect, the Crank sweepstakes not only makes it easy to register for the contest but it uses the handy Facebook newsfeed in order to spread the promotion throughout your social graph. And in a potentially controversial marketing ploy, Crank is asking the participants to publish some pretty crazy stuff in their news feeds.
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