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Facebook For Business


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SFSU public relations students presented this AWESOME slide show for class members May 5, 2009

SFSU public relations students presented this AWESOME slide show for class members May 5, 2009

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    • 1. Facebook for Business Marie BELHOMME Roxanne COBBS Doreen DING Orly MACABI Brian McGUINN Alice NG
    • 2. Overview
      • Using Facebook for your business
        • Why?
        • Brian’s Facebook business page
        • Advertising on Facebook
        • Applications
      • Using Facebook for your business network
        • Pros and cons
    • 3. Using Facebook for your business
    • 4. Reasons for using Facebook for business
      • The very nature of Facebook is VIRAL!
        • Provide updates in the homepage
        • Drive news to Facebook connections
      • Facebook is the ultimate in social presence marketing
        • Participate in pre-existing conversation around target market
        • Easy for people who want to know more to contact you
    • 5. Reasons for using Facebook for business
      • Better, stronger online connections
        • Serves a basis for connection to people
        • Immediate, passive, and cheap information sharing
        • Control over the quality of data and the quality people connecting
      • The way doing marketing now is changing
        • The way sales take place with new clients are changing.
        • Make a better impression on target market before people actually show up at your site
    • 6. Reasons for using Facebook for business
      • Facebook friends are willing to continue the conversation
        • People who are already in the mode of action would follow you to your site
        • Have better social connections with both existing and new contacts
    • 7. Reasons for using Facebook for business
      • Easy to find your target market
        • Browse or search personal profiles by keywords
        • Find groups and events filled with people who gathered with a common interest
      • Over half of the people using it, use it daily.
        • 150 million people currently using Facebook
        • Half of Facebook users log in daily
    • 8. Brian’s Business page
    • 9. Advertising on Facebook
      • Facebook is Evolving
        • Over 150,000 million users
        • From college students to older adults
        • Marketing agencies and businesses seek Facebook
        • for new advertising opportunities
    • 10. Advertising on Facebook
      • Advertising on Facebook vs. Traditional Advertising
        • Facebook ads are people targeted
        • Demographic filtering technology allows for extremely precise targeting
        • Traditional advertising are keyword targeted
    • 11. Advertising on Facebook
      • Why advertise on Facebook?
        • Amazing reach
        • Information about the user is known
        • Utilizes friend network
      • Advertise Without Spending Money
        • Word of mouth
        • Notes section
    • 12. Advertising on Facebook
      • Event Ad
      • Page Ad
      • Website Ad
    • 13. Advertising on Facebook
      • Advertising Resources
        • Facebook Flyers
        • Facebook Social Ads
        • Facebook Beacon
    • 14. App. Blog Promotion
      • Networked Blog App
      • Notes (default app)
      • RSS Connect
      • Simplaris BlogCast
    • 15. App. Business/Self Promotion
      • CLPrint Business Cards
      • IEndorse
      • My BusinessBlinkWeb
      • Professional Profile
      • Testimonials
    • 16. App. Communication
      • Calliflower
      • SmartMessage Center
      • Telephone
      • Voice Mail
    • 17. App. Networking
      • Introductions
      • My Linkedin Profile
      • Tag Biz Business
      • Network
      • Working It!
      • Xing
    • 18. App. Collaboration
      • Huddle by Workspaces
      • My Office
    • 19. App. Audio/Visual
      • Facebook Video (Default App)
      • Podcast Player
      • Slideshare
    • 20. Using Facebook for your business network
    • 21. Why you should not use it
      • Originally designed by students for students to socialize
      • Many applications not credible for business purpose
      • Personal information and data: what gender you are interested in, your favorite TV shows, pictures…
    • 22. Why you should not use it
      • Comments of your entire network
      • You can be tagged on a “non-professional” picture
      • Other social media dedicated to professional networking and designed for it
      • Too many distractions to appear “professional”
    • 23. Why you should use it
      • All your network in one place (family, friends, classmates, colleagues…)
      • A way to find former co-worker or current connections
      • Adding friends is selective
      • Possibility to create a limited profile
    • 24. Why you should use it
      • Selection of the feeds preferences, depending of your interests
    • 25. Why you should use it
      • Joining group related to your business
      • Looking for professional events
    • 26. Why you should use it
      • Limiting time on Facebook: notification on your mobile phone or through Facebook Firefox Toolbar
    • 27. Thank you for your time