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Claiming your Facebook Place

Claiming your Facebook Place



Do you have a Facebook Place yet? You should 'cause by the end of 2011 one in two Americans will have a smartphone and the numbers indicate that they like to check in at your business.

Do you have a Facebook Place yet? You should 'cause by the end of 2011 one in two Americans will have a smartphone and the numbers indicate that they like to check in at your business.



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    Claiming your Facebook Place Claiming your Facebook Place Presentation Transcript

    • Claiming Your Facebook Place
      Taking advantage of the local revolution
    • Brand Engagement
      The main purpose of marketing is to engage your intended audience.
      Engage = To attract and hold the attention of; engross.
      Success at engagement results in:
      Acquiring new clients
      Retaining clients
      Capturing referrals
    • Mobile Technology
      The increase in smartphone usage has increased the popularity of location based networks.
      If you aren’t taking advantage of this new trend, you are falling farther and farther behind…
    • Location-Based Networks
      What are they and how do they work?
    • Location-Based Networks
      Merge the online world with local level engagement.
      Mobile phone applications.
      Use GPS to find places close to them.
      Find their location in the list and ‘check-in.’
    • Location-Based Networks
      Why on earth would you want to do that?!
      Connect with friends in the area.
      See what shops friends frequent.
      See what others think of these shops.
      Find and experience new places in the area.
      Play games based on experiencing these new places.
      New spin on updating your status, with comments merged with your location.
    • Why should you care?
      By the end of 2011, one in two Americans will own a smartphone.
      43% of local retailers plan on jumping onboard with location services in the next two years.
    • Why should you care?
      These networks offer a lot of promotional opportunities.
      These networks are more influential than traditional advertising as they are available when clients are on-site.
    • Have you heard of these?
    • Claiming Your Facebook Place
      Start with a familiar example.
    • Find Yourself on Your Mobile
      While at your salon, go to your Facebook App.
      Select Check-in
      Search for your Place
    • Create Your Place
      If you don’t have a place when you search, you can skip this whole process by simply entering your address into your Page.
    • Create Your Place
      • Don’t have a Place? Enter your address into your Page and skip the rest of this tutorial.
    • Find Your Place
      Search on Facebook for your Place on Facebook.
    • Claim Your Place
      Click the link on the left-hand side of your places page that says “Is this your business?”
    • Claim Your Place
      The next screen asks you to certify that you are a representative of the business. Select that you are and click ‘Continue.’
    • Claim Your Place
      This will take you through the verification process that Facebook uses to ensure that you are, in fact, part of this company.
      They will call the number provided in the Place so make sure to tell anyone that answers about this verification.
      If you don’t receive a call, click the link that says “Is this the wrong number?” and Facebook will lead you through an alternative verification process.
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