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I've started the series of blog articles about 101 things to do in our area. We also have a very active FB page.

Here's the conundrum:

At the PAII conference, they emphasized how google has changed significantly and continues to evolve and how it has impacted the organic listings of a lot of b&bs. One of the biggies is duplicate content. If you are listed on multiple directories, listings, etc. the description on your inn, rooms and services needs to be different than what is on your website. By the way, they said that the easiest way to correct this is not to go to all the listings, but to change what's on your website, that way you only have to do it once.

I knew that info before, but what I didn't know is that it also applies to your FB posts. On our FB page, I've been copying and pasting my blog posts to post on FB because when I do, I get a lot of interaction with my fans. When I just let the blog feed into FB, rarely do people pay attention. I might get 1 or 2 likes, as opposed to 20 or more when I copy and paste. Since FB has changed to only feeding your post into a small % of your fans newsfeed, not having the interaction because of the blog feed (as opposed to copy/paste) will also lower the % of feed to your fans.

Short of re-writing the blog article which I will not do, do you see any other way to get more fan interaction from a blog feed as a post? I've tried asking a question to get the interaction after the blog feed, but that doesn't seem to do it.

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We post articles on interest on Facebook. Sometimes notification of a new blog article, but not complete articles. Then again, I don't have a great facebook following.

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Have you tried only have a 'hook' posted on FB that leads the guests back to your blog? Or are you saying that if you do that no one comments on the blog OR on FB? I know getting people to like or share is the important piece as that gets our names out there to so many more potential guests.

I know I see a sharp uptick in visitors to the blog when I put a teaser on FB. But, I cannot say that those readers then go back to FB and like or share the teaser.

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Removed.  Figured it out.

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I get a few clicking on the blog from FB, but no comments either on FB or the blog and rarely any 'likes' on the FB post.

I posted a cute picture yesterday and got 20 'likes', go figure. The last blog post feed 2 'likes' and it was a really cool post. Go figure!

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I get a few clicking on the blog from FB, but no comments either on FB or the blog and rarely any 'likes' on the FB post.

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Well this had me thinking (and thanks BTW, didn't know about this FB change). 

Just thought about adding something hidden in the blog maybe something about another 101 things.  Have it as a find the hidden _____ .

 

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