Thanks to Facebook, anyone can get the word out about their company, big or small. Sadly, that means your competition is likely already there, marketing to the world. That said, they might not be doing it the best way possible, and this article will teach you how to do it better than they are.
When you set up a contest on your Facebook page, make it obvious. Stick it in its own tab and make sure that tab shows within the first three or four tabs. Also, change your cover photo to include a notice that the contest has begun and tells fans how to enter.
Use pictures. Once you’ve got your site set up, share pictures with your Facebook friends and fans. These pictures can be of your product, or they can be inspirational or funny pictures. Your customers will share these pictures with their own Facebook friends, which raises your exposure across the site and will lead people to you.
Think about both business and fun in your Facebook marketing. Often people think way too much business, but they forget that Facebook is really about fun. You need to incorporate fun into your posts, your tactics, and your strategies. The more fun that you can add, the better the chance that you’ll hit your marks.
There are plenty of resources you can use to learn more about Facebook marketing but keep in mind that the methods recommended by Facebook marketing gurus might not be adapted to your target audience. Learn as much as possible about Facebook marketing and choose the methods that seem to be adapted to your audience.
Your subscribers might check Facebook during work hours but they will be more likely to interact with you and share your content outside of office hours. You should wait until your subscribers are home before sharing your daily updates if you want to get your audience to interact with your campaign.
Do not build any apps on Facebook that require more than three or four steps to get started. The more complicated something is, the less likely people are to want to deal with it. If someone can use one of your apps right away, they will be more likely to sign up.
Share positive messages and things that people will remember in your news feed, even if it’s not all about your business. You can really take the edge off of somebody’s day and promote your company in a positive light. Offer something inspirational, industry related or that will otherwise be likely shared and enjoyed among your readers.
Put together a Facebook contest. People love fun things like contests and quizzes on Facebook. It’s one of the things that makes the social media site so very special. It’s not that hard for your company or brand to put together a contest, and it can really open up the engagement level of your community.
When it comes to marketing, the best campaign is always one which is better than those the competition comes up with. That’s all it takes to be the top dog in your field. The advice here has really given you the ability to better anything other companies have come up with, so put it to use!
Cacey Taylor is the Owner of WorldCashMachine.com. Check us out anytime for marketing tips and a free subscription to our cutting edge newsletter.