Small Businesses

Fliike Enables Small Businesses To Display Real-Time, Running Tally Of Facebook Likes

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Most readers are likely familiar with the signs outside McDonald’s restaurants keeping a running tally of how many billions of customers have been served. French startup Smiirl swapped burgers sold for Facebook likes with its upcoming Fliike, which businesses can display in a prominent location to feature a real-time running total of their likes on the social network.

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Facebook’s Carolyn Everson On Right-Hand-Side Ads, Mobile, Instagram, And Hashtags

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Facebook Vice President of Global Marketing Solutions Carolyn Everson touched upon several topics in a conversation with Ad Age, including the future of right-hand-side ads, the social network’s mobile advertising prospects, potential advertising on Facebook-owned photo-sharing network Instagram, and possible monetization of Facebook’s new hashtags.

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STUDY: Small Businesses Cite Pluses, Minuses Of Facebook’s Impact Over The Past Five Years

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Small business owners comparing the environment today versus that of five years ago feel that the rise of Facebook and other social networks has been both a plus and a minus, making running their businesses more complicated, but offering them easier, inexpensive ways to market, according to a survey released Monday by engagement marketing firm Constant Contact.

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