Weekly Roundup: March 6, 2012

A lot of big things happened last week: we celebrated our one-year anniversary, Facebook rolled out the Timeline design and Google tweaked its search algorithm, again. Social media, web design, marketing and trade show exhibiting are constantly changing and it can be little challenging to stay up-to-date on the latest news. That is why we created the Weekly Roundup. Check out these seven great articles from last week.

#1. Facebook Brand Timelines: 6 Big Changes Every Marketer Needs to Understand

One of the biggest things to happen in the social media world last week was Facebook rolling out the timeline update for brand pages. Right now you can keep the old Facebook brand page design, but on March 30th all brand pages will be updated to Timeline. If you aren’t quite ready to take the plunge, here are 6 important changes you need to understand before the big roll out.

#2. The Complete Guide to Setting Up the New Facebook Page Design

If you are ready to take the plunge and activate the new Timeline design, here is a complete guide to getting started.

#3. How to Create and Edit Articles for Wikipedia

There is no doubt that Wikipedia is important. It is one of the top ten most visited sites on the Web and a go-to resource for many web browsers. If you are unsure of how to navigate the inner workings of this powerful resource, check out these great tips on how to create and edit articles on Wikipedia.

#4. International Exhibiting Guide

Do you exhibit internationally? Exhibiting outside the United States can be a little more complicated than learning the metric system or changing currency. To help you survive your next international show, here is a great resource highlighting some of the key facts you need to know from exhibiting cities all over the world.

#5. 8 Strategies for Launching a Brand Presence on Pinterest

Despite Pinterest’s popularity and quick growth, a lot of brands have failed to join this hot new social network. Did you know it has quickly become one of the top five referring traffic sources for several apparel retailers? Here are seven simple steps to help you start leveraging your brand on Pinterest today.

#6. How This Month’s Google Search Changes Affect Local Business

Google rolled out a few more tweaks to their Panda algorithm last week. Among the changes are a few that local businesses might really appreciate.

#7. 5 Clever Social Media Campaigns to Learn From

Social media has a great leveling effect on businesses large and small. Whether you are Coca-Cola or the local diner down the street, your Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages look the same. To really make a splash on your social media sites, check out these five clever social media marketing campaigns.