Well here we are in mid-February and today I happened upon this site by posterous.com researching what people intend to do with their social media tools this year.
People are using Facebook increasingly for business and many are wondering why they are having trouble getting noticed and so commented/liked and shared.
Here are a few things to focus on to make sure your page improves.
- How many posts do you actually talk about yourself? Doing this occasionally is good – people get to see the personality of your business – but talking more than 1 in 5 posts about yourself can become wearying for your audience.
- Remember that this is a social network so be social, not one-way. Encourage communication and make sure you comment on peoples comments or at least like them. Remember to like their posts too.
- Create engaging posts – PostPlanner has some good starters for free on their site and if you look around you can be creative in how to get people talking – polls, questions, controversy, news stories, sharing fun videos .. once you ‘get it’ you’ll find
How many conversations have I had with start-ups and budding entrepreneurs who think they have the NBT (next big thing) that will slay Google and Facebook and make them millions in a minute?