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Improve Your Face Time With These Facebook Apps

Sure, there are lots of Facebook apps to choose from.  So many of these, however, want you to fill out surveys or try to navigate through an ocean of spam to get to the good stuff.  There are some apps out there that are not only useful, but fun to use.  Improve your face time with these Facebook apps:

If you're tired of the same blue and white background on your Facebook account, PageRage allows you to use one of its hundreds of templates to add graphics to just your Facebook profile page or all pages you view on Facebook.  These graphics are only visible to you and no one else and they are only available when viewing your Facebook account using Firefox.  It is downloaded as a Facebook app and Firefox add-on.  So, whenever you want to change your background, you simply click the link in your toolbar, choose the template you like, apply it and you're done!  Unlike MySpace, PageRage backgrounds are only visible to you, not anyone else.  You can be as silly or crazy as you want without anyone else being the wiser.  You can also change your background to fit the season, an event or your mood.  It really is super simple.

PageRage allows you to add graphics to your Facebook background for your viewing pleasure.

Docs on Facebook
Although not a replacement for Google Docs or Microsoft Office (at least not yet anyway), Facebook's new Docs app utilizes Microsoft Office elements so that you can upload and share documents between your Facebook friends, including Word documents, Excel spreadsheets and pdf files.  You can even integrate Facebook data from you and your friends into slideshows and more.  Right now, this app will redirect you to the new Beta website when you want to share or upgrade information.

Upload documents to your Facebook account with the Docs Facebook app

RSS Graffiti
If you have your own hosted blog or website, you can keep post them on your Facebook account using the RSS Graffiti app.  As long as you have a valid RSS feed, you can use Twitter, Flickr or other sites to post to your Facebook account.  It only takes a couple of minutes to set up and you're good to go.

Post to your Facebook account from other sites using your RSS feeds with RSS Graffiti

I know there are so many apps available on Facebook that it can seem overwhelming to decide which ones work for what you want.  Real Estate Professionals have little enough time to try to separate the useful apps from ones they can just let go.  In this blog post, I've tried to make it simple to improve your face time with these Facebook apps.

Pamela Cendejas, Real Estate Virtual Assistant - Second Self Virtual Assistance: When There Isn't Enough of You to Go Around!

Comment balloon 6 commentsPamela Cendejas • November 24 2010 05:13PM


Wow, Pamela, you really know your way around Facebook. Thanks for sharing these fun apps.

Posted by Malcolm Johnston, Trenton Real Estate (Century 21 Lanthorn Real Estate LTD., Trenton, Ontario) about 10 years ago

Hi Malcolm:  Thank you!  It's fun to learn and share new things.

Posted by Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235 (Second Self Virtual Assistance) about 10 years ago


You are so far ahead on all of this. Myself i just got on Facebook.


Posted by Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker (RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto)) about 10 years ago

Hi Brian - So much to learn - so little time.  Be sure to add your business pages to your new Facebook account.  If you have any questions about how to do this, just let me know.

Posted by Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235 (Second Self Virtual Assistance) about 10 years ago

Pamela, thanks for the great tips, I just put the RSS Graffiti on my page thanks to you!

Posted by Tanya Busch, Maine Real Estate (The Maine Real Estate Network) almost 10 years ago

Hi Tanya - So glad to help!  Thank you for letting me know.  Nice to know you were able to "get something" out my post.  Enjoy your day!

Posted by Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235 (Second Self Virtual Assistance) almost 10 years ago