Mediabistro Course

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!

7 Takeaways From Lasts Night's Talk With Mark Zuckerberg

-Mark Zuckerberg-Last night Mark Zuckerberg faced a dual interview from David Kirkpatrick, author of “The Facebook Effect”, and NPR’s Guy Raz, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. We attended the event to see what, if anything, would be announced, and while there weren’t any significant announcements, there were a few takeaways, all of which have been included below.
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Interview With fbFund Participants NutshellMail

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-NutshellMail Logo-Last week I had the opportunity to speak with the NutshellMail co-founders, Mark Schmulen and David Lyman, about building their company and the quick exit to ConstantContact. While we had a long conversation, I’ve cut down the interview to 7 key points that we covered during our conversation. There are some great takeaways for entrepreneurs looking to build their own businesses.
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Freebies on Facebook – An Interview with HeyItsFree's Ryan Eubanks

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Hey It's Free IconWhat better place than among your friends to find free stuff? As soon as someone gets a tip on something, they are sure to pass it along their social network first, right? Surprisingly, the freebie game has not lit up on Facebook just yet. Sites like, and don’t really have much of a Facebook presence, and it’s somewhat surprising. That doesn’t mean that Facebook isn’t affecting these sites. Here, we talk with Ryan Eubanks from, a site dedicated to alerting people to free giveaways on the web, and ask him about how Facebook has changed his business.
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"Anonymous" Facebook Employee Interview: Fact vs Fiction

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-Silhouette Interview Icon-A supposed anonymous interview with a Facebook employee is generating some buzz around the web, after some apparently controversial information was spilled. While some blogs are saying that the interview provides new “revelations“, nothing in the article came as a surprise to us. Is this information true or false and how much of it really comes as a surprise? We’ll break down all the facts (as we understand them).
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Industry Interviews: Will O'Brien of TrialPay

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Earlier this week I had the opportunity to speak with Will O’Brien of TrialPay to discuss the company’s offering and the current state of offer-based advertising on the web. While there has been the argument that social applications don’t have effective monetization strategies, there’s no doubt that social games have already cracked the monetization nut and are bringing in significant revenue.
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