Archive for Best Practices – Facebook

Shelter Dog Adopted After Photo Goes Viral

Hilarious photo helps Elvis, the shelter dog, get adopted from the Mineral Wells, Texas shelter.

20 November 2013 On Friday, November 15, Lee Ann from the Weatherford, Texas group Parker Pets Alive emailed Elvis’ photo to assure I knew about him. He was in Mineral Wells, Texas, a small, rural shelter about an hour west of Fort Worth. The photo the shelter page had posted of Elvis was absolutely adorable; I
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Pets You’ve Helped Save!

Husky Dog Saved Through Networking on Pawsitively Texas Facebook page

30 October 2013 April Reynolds writes “Through this page, Pawsitively Texas, My husband & I adopted Kai from Urgent Animals of Hearne Robertson County Texas, where Deb is truly making a difference. His is a pit/lab (?) mix, now around 13 weeks, with 4 fur siblings, enjoying ranch life! Susan Edstrom writes “Alva, I want to
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Facebook #Hashtags Tutorial

Facebook Hashtags Save Animals

21 June 2013 Facebook #Hashtags is a True Gift for Animal Rescue! A Quick Tutorial! When Facebook introduced Timeline, many of us  felt a bit discombobulated as we tried to keep up with posts for abandoned animals in need and found it more difficult to find older posts for updates or to share again. With
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Facebook Changes – How To Organize and Find What’s Important to You

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September 27, 2011 A loud collective international groan filled cyberspace recently as Facebook rolled out new changes – again! Not only are new changes difficult to figure out initially when we’re racing against the clock to save lives in animal rescue, they also can build a lot of frustration. However, some of these changes are
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Pawsitively Texas – 96th Largest Texas City!

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September 12, 2011 Pawsitively Texas is fast approaching a population of 30,000 on our Facebook page! At the time of this writing, we’re at 29,825. That got me to thinking, if Pawsitively Texas were an actual Texas community, where would we rank in terms of population? So, a google search led me to the Texas
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Facebook Page or Profile?

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July 21, 2011 Do you network shelter and/or rescue pets in need on Facebook? If so, do you use a Profile or Page? Did you know if you use a Profile for anything other than your personal social network page, you could be at risk for being deleted? I know a lot of people use
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The Absolute Best Facebook Post to Help the Paws

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July 21, 2011 Since launching Pawisitvely Texas on Facebook in 2009, I’ve learned a lot about about posting animals in need of rescue. We are currently capturing more than 5 million post views each month, so it is critically important we communicate clearly and accurately to help the pets that depend on us – and
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