If you actively follow brand Pages on Facebook, chances are you’ve already come across a contest or two. You may have also noticed that these contests garner a lot of attention, effectively engage fans, and even help to attract new customers. That’s why companies love hosting Facebook contests just as much as fans love entering them.
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By now, you’ve probably heard that photos drive the best engagement on social networks. It’s no surprise, then, that a growing number of users are beginning to share more and more images across sites like Facebook and Google +. If you, too, are ready to start adding images to your sharing plan, here are 5 must have resources for producing your own content.
Keeping track of all that goes into creating and managing a Facebook marketing campaign can be quite a daunting task, especially considering the frequent policy changes and updates made to the site. Fortunately, there's plenty of helpful information around the web (and right here on our site) that can help guide you through the process.
One of the best features of the new Facebook timeline for pages are the application icons. These little square images appear right below the cover photo.
If you've created a Facebook Page for your business and are not happy with the number of fans you have, it may be time for a reassessment of your Facebook marketing. With the 5 tips I've outlined below, you can create a new plan to help you increase the number of "likes" your business Page has.
1. Decide on an objective for your Facebook page.Do you want to build an email list or get more blog subscribers? Do you plan to use Facebook to sell your products? Are you going to use Facebook to improve customer service?
Your objective doesn't have to be complicated, but you need one to help you guide your posts, interactions and campaigns on Facebook. And you'll have a much more steady increase in fans when you follow a plan.
Great Upgrades in the New Facebook Pages
You will now receive notifications of any activity on your page. This is a big one! Prior to this change, you had to keep refreshing your page to see if you needed to respond to any mentions. Now you'll be notified, just like you are with your personal page.
You can comment and like on Facebook as your business page. Great news for those wanting to spread the word about their fan page. Now you can interact and engage on Facebook as your fan page which should help you get more fans when people are curious to know about who is making the great comments ;-) (Tweet this tip)
Once you upgrade your page, on the right hand column, you'll see Admins and below that, a text link like this:
When you click this link, you are now able to make comments as the fan page.
You can change your category. When a fan page is first set up, you decide which category your page should be placed (such as person, brand, local service, etc) With the new pages, you can change the category which is great news for businesses that weren't sure where to place their page when they first set it up.
For the past two days, I've shared online marketing techniques employed by impressive Facebook business pages that you can use for your own Facebook business page.
The pages I shared with you used beautiful, colorful graphics and Facebook apps. I'm sure a decent amount of money was spend to get those robust pages, but you can still have a thriving page on a more modest budget.
For Day 2 of a look at impressive Facebook business pages, I have chosen a company that does an excellent job at creating a community with their page.