New Facebook Stats

Facebook have rolled out another update to pages. But unlike the last one that actually hindered engagement this one seems to have been given a little more thought and is actually, to page owners, quite useful. It’s to their page insights, the analytics panel available to all  admins running pages with over 30 “likes”.

The WV11 page has had the new insights made available to them today, and on first appearances i’m like what I’m seeing, It’s obviously geared up to encouraging you tio Boost – or promote posts (pay for more people to see them) BUT in saying that it’s not too intrusive. The data it offers you is quite insightful and I can see it being really helpful to brands or organisations trying to maximize their reach – It has really good comparison graphs for trends and long range interaction and individual break down of stats for each post.

Clear and Concise

Here’s a grab of the currents stats from a photo album we created Saturday of images from the Summer Fun Day. – you can click on it to open it large to see what I mean.

Fun Day Stats

Clear and concise figures – and easy to read at a glance and all still exportable – although I haven’t yet tried to see how clear they are in CSV format – but I’m hoping they can’t be any harder to decipher than with the last insights update!

I need to play more to see what else it has to offer but on first glance it looks good!!

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Lucid Chart

So I found a thing that does a thing.

Well actually it’s a website that allows you to create and embed flow charts, wireframes, maps etc. So I decided to have a play and I like it. I didn’t bother reading the tutorial I just dove straight in and it’s quite intuitive, if you hover over icons it previews what it does and then it’s just a case of drag and drop to add it to your chart.  Flow Chart  aficionado will probably take one look and tell me I’m doing it all wrong – but ohh look pretty shapes!

It will be even more useful when you can embed it in WordPress.com.  I’ve tried all the tricks I know to try and make it appear but no joy, so for now I’ve published it and embedded it over on my other blog where is has no relevance whatsoever but at least I got it to work.

It has some other nice features like integration with Google apps and the ability to download your charts and images and PDFs – I’m only trialing the free package and  I haven’t really played any further than that but I can see it being useful so hence I though I would share.