We all know that Facebook offers a great way for people to stay in touch with family, connect with friends and meet new people. In addition to that, Facebook is also a great platform to get the message out regarding your business or organization.
It literally only takes a few minutes to get a profile set up and get on there. But… when creating a profile, businesses need to be a little more congnicent of how to do it correctly. Below are 5 more social media marketing tips and solutions to get your Facebook page out there and going viral.
A tip to Get Likes Fast
Look for a fan page that has over 100,000 people or more on it and is a similar topic. Once you have located the page, locate the owner’s contact information and then ask them if you can add a message to their status update. If they agree, post a message that is engaging and will encourage their members of their fan page to like your page and become your fan. A good example of a page that has gone viral is Tony Robbins page. As you can see, he keeps his fans engaged with useful information, and if you are inside this particular niche, this would be a great page to post a status if permitted.
Establish a Business Newsfeed
Under your business persona, under the “Use Facebook as” heading, click on your business page. Type your business niche term into the search box. Check out the listings that appear in the Pages category. Like the pages you find that your target audience might hang out. While in your business persona, view your newsfeed by clicking on HOME, you will now see each fan page’s status updates. Look for updates that others are commenting on and that interest you, add in your own comment.
If you check out this fan page for Sports Motivation , you will see there is tons of interaction and engaging comments. Make your comments funny, supportive or helpful. If your comment is helpful, people will notice it and chances are they will come back to your page.
Momentum and Action
Publicize yourself and help your readers and viewers make use of your content; it is not enough to add content and hope that something will happen with it. You have to guide people to do something with it. For instance, ask them to retweet your content or share it. Also, be sure to ask them ‘please’. Make sure you include social sharing icons that are clear and visible, like Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Google Reader and more.
Improve the Rank of Your Page
The Edge Rank algorithm for Facebook is the way in which they take the most or least relevant content and rank it in your newsfeed. It can be a little difficult increasing your Facebook edge rank, however, there are a few things that will improve your ranking and help you to obtain more views:
- Ask Questions
- Engage with your fans
- Post and Share LOTS of videos, photos and motivational quotes
Events are a great thing to post on your business Facebook page. In fact, you can use Facebook as a way to post up your business events calendar. Facebook offers a great deal of extras; therefore you can easily inform prospects of things happening in your business. For instance, special services, events, and other happenings can be posted. Nowadays, people go for the Facebook page to get updates rather than calling on a phone or checking out a website.
As always, for more information on how to get the message out about your business, products or services, please contact us .