1. Facebook for Business
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2. Introduction to Moderator
Editor, NETT magazine
3. Twitter Hashtag
4. Our speakers
Brian Giesen Suzi Dafnis
Director, Strategy Community Director
360o Digital Influence Businesswomen's
01 The Facebook Landscape
02 Building Your Strategy
03 Engaging Your Community
05 Adding Scale & Impact
06 Measuring Success
07 3 Facebook Trends to Watch
08 What NOT to Do
09 How-to Resources
7. Poll Question:
Does Your Business Have a
Facebook Fan Page?
8. FACEBOOK TRENDS
Social Networks Are Diverse,
But Trending the Same Way
10. “Facebook is a social network that helps people
communicate more efficiently with their friends,
family and co-workers. Anyone can sign up for
Facebook and interact with the people they
know in a trusted environment.”
11. Global Facebook Trends
• 300 million active users worldwide
• Over 70% of users are from outside the US
• 2nd most visited Web site in the world
• 14+ million videos, and 2+ billion pieces of
content uploaded monthly
• 95%+ of Facebook members use applications
12. START YOUR ENGINES…
13. Listen First (With a Quick Bit of Research)
14. Listen First (With a Quick Bit of Research)
15. Have a Business Reason for Facebook
16. Create a Fan Page (not a group)
17. Register a Vanity URL
18. Checklist: Critical Strategic Questions
Complete this checklist of questions to build a successful Facebook strategy for your brand
before you jump in.
What is the engagement value: what can you offer people that they will find
Are you ready to respond to your customers and encourage them to talk
about your brand?
Are you ready to make a commitment beyond a campaign?
How will your other marcom strategies integrate with Facebook?
What assets - tools and content – can you leverage?
Do you have your company behind you and resources available?
How will you measure success?
19. READY TO BUILD A STRATEGY!
20. 4 Elements of a Successful Facebook Strategy
1. ENGAGE 2. DRIVE ACTION 3. ADD SCALE 4. MEASURE
• Find and engage • Provide • Leverage offline • Reach
existing fans applications that events
• Host discussions enlist ambassadors
• Advertise through
and provide useful • Provide coupons to existing media
resources track purchases • Engagement
• Add your social
• Invite fans to • Hosts contests Web links to your - Discussions,
upload content with opt-ins for brand Web site content, reviews,
further contact and posts
• Provide branded
digital goods • Action
- Contest entries
- Coupons redeemed
- Purchases driven
- Web traffic driven
21. ENGAGE YOUR COMMUNITY
22. Engage Your Community
3 ways to engage your Facebook community:
1. Reach out to existing fan & groups on Facebook.
2. Host discussions around your customers’ interests.
3. Provide fans with branded digital goods.
23. 1. Reach Out to Existing Fans
24. Engaging Your Community
2. Host Discussions With Fans
25. 3. Give Them the Goods!
26. TAKE ACTION!
3 Ways to Get Your Facebook Fans to Take Action!
1. Provide coupons, discounts and exclusive offers for fans
2. Offer applications that provide value or support a cause
3. Host contests and promotions that drive users to a landing page
4. Apply for an internship or paid position
28. 1. Coupons & Special Offers
2. Applications to Enlist Supporters
30. 3. Host a Contest (Opt-In!)
31. 4. Apply for a Position
32. 1 Clicks x 12 individuals x 4.14 individuals = 60+ Communications
G0 G1 G2
Add Scale With Advertising
ADD SCALE VIA ADVERTISING
33. Adding Scale & Impact
3 ways to increase the scale and impact of your program:
1. Use targeted advertising within Facebook to reach users in
specific locations, interest groups, or age ranges.
2. Leverage your existing media presence to drive traffic to your
3. Highlight your Facebook presence at offline events
34. 1. Use Targeted Advertising
35. 2. Drive to Facebook
36. 3. Leverage Offline Events
37. MEASURE SUCCESS
38. Measuring Success
39. Measuring Success
KFC Australia fan page live
Sunday 14 June supported by
Facebook engagement ads
Cayan Grill coupon linked to
fan page Tuesday 16 June
KFC fans multiply by 1000s:
Thursday 24,500 10.4 million
Friday 29,900+ impressions
Monday 50,000+ 18-29 YO’s
6 July 83,700+ Melbourne,
40. 3 Facebook Trends
41. 3 Trends to Watch: Facebook Connect
– Your website
– Your blog
– Your iPhone application
– Seamlessly "connect" their Facebook
account and information with your site
– Connect and find their friends who also use
– Share information and actions on your site
with their friends on Facebook
42. 3 Trends to Watch: Mobile Social Networking
• There are more than 65
million active users
Facebook through their
• By 2010 mobile social
network users worldwide
are expected to reach 369
• As of March 2009, users can
instantly sign up to become
brand fans through SMS.
43. 3 Trends to Watch: Gift Monetisation
• November 2008 Facebook switches
the cash value of gift for credits.
$1.00= 100 credits.
• April 2009: Facebook begins
testing an option to give friends
credits as social capital.
• Currently, brands can sell virtual
gifts for 100-200 credits.
• In the future, people may be able
to exchange credits for an
expanding array of Facebook
44. WHAT NOT TO DO
45. Facebook Don’ts
• DON’T filter your fans reviews or content simply to protect your messaging.
• DON’T spam fans with messages or invitations to their inboxes.
• DON’T violate Facebook’s Terms of Service.
• DON’T ignore unofficial fan pages or groups.
• DON’T alienate unofficial fan pages or groups.
• DON’T abandon your fans.
• DON’T let your PR agency run your page. Authenticity counts.
• DON’T be afraid of negative comments.
• DON’T leave negative or inflamatory comments unresponded to.
• DON’T engage in practices you would never consider outside of Facebook.
• DON’T forget about existing content you can repurpose
46. How To: Resources &
47. Recommended Reading
• Asia Digital Map: http://www.asiadigitalmap.com/category/facebook
• The Facebook Blog: http://blog.facebook.com/
• Mashable: http://mashable.com/
• Inside Facebook: http://www.insidefacebook.com/
• Facebook’s Developer’s Wiki:
• Full Interview with Kevin Barenblat: http://tinyurl.com/Kevin-Barenblat-Interview
• Full Interview with Mike Hoefflinger : http://tinyurl.com/Mike-Hoefflinger-Interview
• Full Interview with Kristin Foster: http://blog.ogilvypr.com/
• The Daily Influence: http://thedailyinfluence.com/
48. Additional Resources
• Create a brand page: http://tinyurl.com/create-a-brand-page
• Optimize your brand page: http://tinyurl.com/optimize-a-brand-page
• Learn about advertising pricing and FAQ: http://tinyurl.com/Facebook-ad-FAQs
• Buy targeted advertising: http://tinyurl.com/buy-facebook-ads
• Create an application: http://tinyurl.com/build-facebook-apps
• Add Facebook Connect to your blog: http://tinyurl.com/add-facebook-connect
• Search on Lexicon: http://www.facebook.com/lexicon/
• Brainstorm keywords using Google’s Keyword Tool: http://tinyurl.com/Googles-
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50. Facebook for Business
presented by the:
51. Suzi Dafnis
Australian Businesswomen’s Network
presented by the:
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About the Australian Businesswomen’s Network
• Why Social Media?
• Why Facebook?
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Why we started using Facebook
• to engage our community
• to drive traffic to our website
• to use the interactive capabilities of Facebook e.g. applications,
web 2.0 tools
• to leverage both online and offline media we were using
Facebook Page at:
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• Other social tools (e.g. Flickr, Blog,
• Other online media/communications
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Strategy (and mistakes)
Three stages (and their success and failure)
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• How we’ve engaged community?
• What has worked and what has not?
• What is the benefit to the customer?
• Encouraging interaction
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Add Scale (Leverage)
• Leverage other online communications
• Leverage existing media
• Leverage existing marketing and events
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• Different team members are responsible for different
• Tweets and blog posts go to Facebook automatically
and populate those pages
• Photos from our Flickr stream
• % of traffic to our site from Facebook
• Applications - what we've integrated into our page
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• Google analytics - website traffic
• New subscribers
• Special offers
• Facebook ads
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• Elements yet to be used
– More engagement and
reasons for people to interact
• Discussions (vs Forums)
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