Facebook for your business: a deep dive ConvergeSouth2012
Facebook for Your Business – a Deep Dive
Agenda∗ Social media strategy/Facebook strategy∗ New geo-targeted posting∗ Increase engagement (content, ads, promotions, etc.)∗ Be the thought or story leader∗ Measure your success∗ Facebook ads= Insights X2∗ Facebook is your resource
Quick Facts∗ 167,810,060 people in the US have accounts∗ 154,388,920 people of the aforementioned are 18+∗ 90,193,180 of the users in the US are women∗ 75,882,520 of the users are male∗ 5,443,320 of them are newly weds∗ 66,050,900 people in the US on FB like to shop for fashion∗ 10,962,580 people in the US like luxury products
Develop Your Strategy∗ Know your audience∗ Develop objectives∗ Re-charge your audience with fresh, timely content∗ Plan out your messaging monthly, be flexible∗ Audit your social presence
Improving Your Content∗ Establish Your Page as a trusted source∗ Create compelling videos or photos∗ Let your imagery tell the story∗ Have a solid call to action∗ Use full links or create your own branded shortened URL*∗ Be relevant∗ Get feedback- Utilize the polling/questions feature∗ Run contests or promotions
Targeting Options∗ In addition to targeting by location and language, you can now target by the following: ∗ Gender ∗ Relationship status ∗ Educational status ∗ Interested in ∗ Age ∗ Location ∗ Language
Cover Photo∗ Play with the profile image∗ Change frequently, seasonally, or match the mood∗ Add text∗ Make it look like your business, campaign, or organization, not the opposite∗ Experiment
Cover Photo: A Wealth of Opportunities (sort of)All covers are public. This means that anyone who visits your Page will be able to see your cover. Covers cant bedeceptive, misleading, or infringe on anyone elses copyright.You may not encourage people to upload your cover to their personal timelines.
Cover Photos (cont.)∗ Covers may not include: i. price or purchase information, such as "40% off" or "Download it on socialmusic.com"; ii. contact information such as a website address, email, mailing address, or information that should go in your Pages "About" section; iii. references to Facebook features or actions, such as "Like" or "Share" or an arrow pointing from the cover photo to any of these features; or iv. calls to action, such as "Get it now" or "Tell your friends."
Facebook Ads Ads are paid messages coming from an organization, business, or political figure.Sponsored stories are you posts used as a paid promotional message to fans or non-fans.
Sponsored Stories Sponsored stories are messages coming from friendsabout them engaging with your Page, app or event that a business, organization or individual has paid to highlight so there’s a better chance people see them.
Types of Ads∗ Page post text ad∗ Page post video ad∗ Logout page∗ Page post link ad∗ Question ad∗ Offer ad∗ Event ad∗ App ad∗ Mobile app install ad∗ Domain ad∗ Typeahead ad
Simple Promotional Methods∗ Link your Facebook Fan Page to your website∗ Incorporate URL into press releases, receipts, stickers, customized bag stuffers, etc.∗ Create a QR Code that leads to your FB Page∗ When aligning with a charity or having an in-store event, have them promote the link to your URL in all of their communications.