10 Ways to Use Facebook for Your Business

by Joe B on October 6, 2009

Yesterday, we discussed some ways not to use Facebook. Today, lets look at some ways to use Facebook to help your business. Actually, there are lots and lots of ways. Here are 10:

  1. Make a Facebook business page, if you haven’t already.
  2. Follow the Facebook rules regarding business pages. Basically profiles are for people, pages are for businesses and don’t spam!
  3. Use the Facebook RSS applications to feed your blog to Facebook.
  4. Post business updates. What is your business doing today?
  5. Share interesting and helpful information.
  6. Create a Facebook fan box for your page and add it to your website.
  7. Connect to business contacts. Not only are your friends on Facebook, so are your customers and potential customers. People on Facebook are open to connecting so go out and connect.
  8. Build relationships. Engage in conversation. If you are just broadcasting, you aren’t getting it. Answer questions, make comments on your connections status, be a part of the community.
  9. Post any upcoming events, seminars or meetings where you or a representative of your business will be.
  10. Last, but not least, keep it up! Relationships take work. Keep things up to date and fresh.

These are just a few ways to use Facebook for business. What do you do?

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