Establishing a marketing presence on a highly popular social media site like Facebook can have monumental benefits for your business, according to Marketing Land, but some people don’t take full advantage of it. Following a few simple steps can get your company name in front millions of people real fast.
First, whether you have a brick-and-mortar storefront or an online retail outlet, put it on an FB page with all the pertinent information you want potential customers to know about, especially physical location and/or website address.
Second, keep your page active with quality posts – emphasis on quality. Too much nonsensical stuff might lose you viewers than increase your popularity. Then, be ready to read the responses and give an appropriate reply.
Next thing to do is learn your growing customer base using FB’s Audience Insight features to and use the demographics of your viewers to build effective marketing strategies.
Pay attention to posts that get shared as these can provide leads for your business. Be very careful how you handle posts that have political overtones. Avoid them if you can.
On the other hand, reply quickly to messages because will show your viewers that your business is responsive and engaging. It is also a good idea to strive for being informative where your business’ industry is concerned.
At some point, you have to start buying ads that focus on your target audience while at the same time reaching out to new audiences in an attempt to grow your customer base with fresh perspectives.