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HOW TO: Add Twitter and YouTube Tabs to Your Small Business’s Facebook Page

September 11, 2009

Involver is a new start-up that has some pretty amazing Apps that you can add to your business’s Facebook Page. Your first two Apps are free and if you want to later upgrade, their fees are very reasonable. They also offer multi-account discounts. I recently added the Twitter and YouTube Apps to the Small Businesses Facebook Page. The Apps allow you to then create “Twitter” and “YouTube” Tabs on your Facebook Page that pull in and nicely display all your Tweets and videos from Twitter and YouTube.

HOW TO: Add a Twitter Tab

Make sure you are logged into Facebook and designated as an Admin for your business’s Facebook Page. Go to the App Gallery. Click the Facebook Install button for Twitter. It will ask you to choose which Facebook Page you want to install the App. Select your page and then click the “Add Twitter for Pages” button. You will then be prompted to enter your name, email address, phone number, and Twitter User Name. All four fields are required.

Click “Save & Continue” and then “Continue to Fan Page”. The final step is to click “+ Add a new tab” on your Facebook Page, then Select “Twitter”. The Twitter Tab will automatically appear. You can then drag and drop your Tabs in the order you think it most important for your Facebook Strategy. Keep in mind that the default settings are that the “Wall” Tab is first, the “Info” Tab is second. [See the Involver Twitter App live]

HOW TO: Add a YouTube Tab

Simply repeat the steps above! You will not be prompted to enter your contact information again, however you will be asked to enter your YouTube User Name (www.youtube.com/username) and whether you want only your uploaded videos or your favorited video displayed, or both. That depends on how you use your YouTube channel. Most universities would likely only want their uploaded videos displayed. [See the Involver YouTube App live]

Pretty amazing, huh? It takes less than 5 minutes and it’s free. If you want to learn more about how to transform your Facebook Page and strategy to the next level, I cover Involver and many other Facebook Apps, tools, and strategies in my Webinar, How Small Businesses Can Successfully Use Facebook and Twitter.

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