Website Facebook Subscribe Button is LIVE!

A few months ago, Facebook launched subscriptions, giving people the ability to follow the public posts of others without becoming a “friend.” Likewise, this presented an opportunity for public figures to allow people to follow them in a less corporate and official way than becoming a “fan” of a page. As soon as this feature… Read more »

Facebook Subscriptions vs. Facebook Page

It wasn’t long ago that I wondered aloud why some people would manage both a personal Facebook profile and a Facebook page of their personal brand. Particularly after Facebook launched subscriptions, why not just allow anyone to read your public posts? But on second thought… I allow for subscriptions of my public content, but lately… Read more »

Why Facebook Subscriptions Endanger Twitter

Contact Me | Recommendations Facebook is taking over the world. With the move to more passive sharing, it’s becoming a bigger part of our lives. And now, for the first time, I think it spells trouble for Twitter. The litmus test: My wife. My wife is a smart person. She doesn’t copy and paste Facebook… Read more »

Facebook Subscribe: Please Don’t Make it Like Twitter

Moments after clicking on the button to allow subscriptions, the first person subscribed to my public Facebook content. Then another. Then a few more. At first, I felt kinda special. Yeah, that’s right. These people dig me. Sure, there’s no reason for them to have found me so quickly. Sure, it’s not even clear if… Read more »