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[ DG ] How to use Facebook to market your small business.

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Let me guess, you have a small business, and you are ready to promote it. The problem is if you do not know where to start, then creating a website or an email list is a great marketing strategy, but there are more ways to promote your small business.

Social media will bring awareness to your business, and attract customers.

There are so many different social media platforms to choose from. One of the popular ones is Facebook.

Facebook is a great social media marketing platform that you can use for your business. You have to come up with a strategy to be successful on Facebook. It is easy to promote your small business on Facebook, but you need to know the right marketing techniques.

Communicate with Your Customers
A lack of communication with your customers will hurt your business. Facebook is the perfect platform to let your customers know about new products, or address their concerns, and responding to your customers in less than 24 hours is ideal for any business.

You should sympathize with their concerns and maintain business decorum. You want your customers to feel special and appreciative by the business that they give you, and communicating with your customers on Facebook will show that you care about the service that you provide.



Networking is Key
Social media marketing is all about networking. Connecting with potential clients and customers is one of the best ways to grow your audience. Search for a companies page that is similar to yours and like their page. Connecting with other businesses will that you are not in it just for the money, but you want a connection.

You can interact with a small business on Facebook by commenting on their posts. Having friends in the same industry as you will lead you to new customers, and you will learn how other businesses promote their products or services.

Post Engaging Content
Standard text is okay when you are making a post, but it is good to switch it up once and awhile. Keeping your business page up to date is important. Start out with posting 2-4 times a day, and keep tabs on your pages insights for engagement, as we all know, user engagement is very important.

You can post pictures or videos about upcoming sales or introduce new products or services. The key to posting content is to make it interactive and get people talking about your product or service. There are tools that will help you keep a schedule of your Facebook posts.

You can use a third party app or take advantage of the Facebook scheduling feature. An engaging and informative post will improve your engagement and revenue, and if you want to see your income grow, then you need to come up with a marketing strategy that will work best for your business.

It Takes Time
Every marketing strategy takes time to work. Do not be discouraged if you put up your Facebook page and you do not have a lot of followers. Growing a social media following takes time, but if you stay persistent, you should see results.

If you notice that some posts are being viewed more than others, you should continue to create posts that are similar. Customers want to be able to connect with the company that they give business to and make sure that you are available for them.

Word of mouth can increase your revenue. If you provide excellent service and you communicate well on social media, then you will draw in new customers. Nothing happens overnight, but with the right Facebook marketing plan, you will see a big difference.

Marketing on Facebook is not hard to do. These tips will help you grow your business over time and improve your reputation. Social media can either make or break your company. If you stick to your Facebook marketing strategy, you will reap the benefits in no time.

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I do not have a business, however, I am planning an online business, perhaps an ecommerce site selling clothes. I studied marketing in my college and university. Our professor used to say, it you market well you may sell peanuts and if you cannot market you may not be able to sell a burger.
The key to social media marketing is building connections and targeting ads to the proper people.
 
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Facebook is a great platform that will help any start up to be able to groom and bloom any business.With over 2 billion people on Facebook I think one can leverage on that to build whatever business to the best height.one just needs good marketing and sales skills to achieve this.
 

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I have some friends of mine who are using the Facebook as a place to promote their product and services and I heard that they are making a great profit from it.
 

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Great tips. I have seen this advice being implemented already in the online stores I follow on Facebook. It's amazing how over time, a business that only had 1K Followers has now grown to 100k. They are doing well enough that they don't need anymore advertising as it is.
 

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Facebook is a great tool for online marketing because it is free and mostly used by the people for entertainment and communication purposes.
 

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I think best option is to advertise all offers on Facebook and keep the customers updated and answer all queries of customers. This helps them to be with us.
 
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Facebook with the fast increase in its users means increase in consumers of various products and also suppliers to the materials you need for your business growth. Advertising your products on Facebook will increase the exposure of your product to potential customers,, there are those people who have been searching for a particular product but can't find them because the suppliers are far from them,, advertising on Facebook and making them aware is a great advantage as a seller.. You will increase your sales
 

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Facebook is a great platform for business since we can get a lot of people for just a single like, share and post. It is really great and amazing.
 

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Take feedback from your customers on Facebook and sort out the issues as soon as possible and these things do help in promoting our business properly.
 

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You can do paid marketing as well as free marketing on facebook. Which marketing method to use depends on your marketing goals. If you want fast results and get a lot of customers in a short time, paid marketing can be a better option, however, if you don't mind the slow results, free marketing can also be good.
 

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We can make use of Facebook and take advantage of those prospect customers that are using it in their day to day activities. We can offer some product and services for them to choose which is really great.
 

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Just need to take the feedback of our users and should try to get better and update with our new products and research and it'll help them and help us build more customer base.
 

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I like the fact that Facebook has a wider coverage when it comes to reaching people unlike in other social media sites that it is just limited to certain groups of people which makes Facebook ahead of them.
 

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These days I am seeing even the small shops like to have pages on Facebook and they take the help of their friends to share the page and invite others to like and with that, they are making them aware of the products they are selling.
 

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Yes I have also made a Facebook page before about hugot lines and inspirational thought as well as pick up lines because they are my stress reliever when I feel bored.
 

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No Business is small, we all can use Facebook to advertise our products and services freely and as it has wide coverage, it really helps us.
 

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I have been using facebook to market my blog since many months. I don't say I have been very successful with facebook marketing, however, I have been receiving traffic from facebook regularly. My website had received more than 200 social signals just from facebook sharing.
 

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I cannot utilize Facebook much as I don't have any business but I can try to share about my Life Insurance Campaigns but don't see it will get any help.
 
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