Why You Should Market on Facebook?
Facebook is currently the biggest social media and networking platform on the planet with over 500 million users, of which over 50% of them are active daily.
Marketing is a numbers game and if you are not tapping into a market as big as this, your competition will leave you in the dust! Facebook is becoming so big that it recently overtook Google as the website that got the most traffic in a single day. This means that Facebook is becoming bigger than Google itself. How would you like a piece of that pie?
Facebook is also a great place to “soft sell” your products, because a lot of normal users don’t know that you can actually use Facebook as a marketing platform for your business. Not only that, but there is also a way to generate laser targeted visitors that some people don’t even know about.
Those of them that don’t know this is losing out big time. Do you want to be one of those people or do you want to leave your competition cleaning up behind you for a few scraps?
Another great reason for marketing with Facebook is that there are so many different ways to use this website to market your websites and products and many ways to turn these users into cash.
You can use profile updates, friend requests, groups, fan pages, events, social ads, the marketplace, pictures, videos and a lot more.
7 Tips to Get Viral Traffic from Facebook
By using Facebook effectively, you can easily start getting traffic virally if you know how to leverage this source of traffic. Here are 7 Tips to Getting Traffic with Facebook Viral Marketing.
1. Get More Friends
Friends are the most important aspect in social networking as they are needed to make money! The more friends you have, the more visibility your business will have, which ultimately leads to more sales for you.
2. Get a Blog
Blogs are a great way to spread the word about your business. You can incorporate your blog into your Facebook account and add RSS feeds for your readers to follow up on. You can also comment on other blogs linking back to your site.
3. Use Your Picture Wherever You Can
Uploading your picture can get you a lot more views to your articles/comments than those without pictures. Spammers never take the time to upload a picture. Also, people like having a face with a name and it makes them trust you a lot more.
4. Have a Great Profile Page
If you are a big social networker, you will have a pimped out profile page. Link all of your social network profiles and personal projects to gain maximum exposure. Promote your RSS feed from your blog on you profile page. Make it attractive with enough information to where it doesn’t look boring!
5. Use the Notes and Events Features
Sending notes and events are great ways at gaining more exposure in your business. If your friends like it they may even pass them on to their friends. It’s a win-win for everyone!
6. Create Good Content
Content is king. If you are a good writer in a popular niche then you will have no problem succeeding in social networking sites like Facebook. People like great content and they will take the time to read it if it peeks their interests. Try to write articles that include lists, like “Top 10…” or “7 Reasons Why…”
7. Give Away Free Stuff
Everyone loves free stuff and your social networking friends will really love you for it! Give them a free ebook, or maybe an article you found online. It doesn’t have to be big. Anything that is helpful and related to your niche will be greatly appreciated by your friends. These are just 7 of the many ways that you can capitalize on the social networking craze.
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