Nothing is more changed on internet other than Social Networking sites. These sites have exploded across the web. Thousand of people create account on these sites on daily basis. People are using them for fun as well as for business. In early days, internet was just used to get information and there was no option for participation or involvement. Now by these social profiles everyone can share everything. The main motive of social sites was to connect people with each other and now everyone is connected with their friends for sharing their feelings and also gossips. Business men are also using social sites in a large number. By these sites they can easily promote their products and also solve customer’s query on-line. Business branding can easily be done with these sites.
A survey was done on 600 small business owners across the US. That survey indicated that 90% of them are keenly engaged in social networking sites and 74% of them observe social networking as valuable.
Also never try to search what your competitors are doing as their customers are different from yours. You need to be there where your customers are. Business promotion on social media sites is not enough. Also offsite promotion can grow your business at boom.
There are many social sites like Facebook, Twitter, My Space, Google + and many more which can give a height to you business. Here I will share some tips to promote your business on the most popular social networking site that is trendy in all age groups i.e. Facebook.
If you want to make your business a word of mouth promotes your business on the most popular social site, Facebook. According to Facebook, over one billion people like and comment an average of 3.2 billion times everyday.
Steps to be taken for Facebook promotion –
- Create a Profile – For business promotion on Facebook, first create a profile on Facebook. For creating it, you must have a mail account on Gmail, Yahoo or any mail service. By this profile you can be in touch with your customers & friends also. Also you can share your business information to them and keep them up-to-date what your business is doing.
- Build a Page – Now you can your friends & customers in your contact list. Now start doing branding of your business. Facebook Page will help to make it possible that other than your customers & friends’ unknown people will get to know about your business. You can also use Facebook ads service for some period. These ads will help you to reach the right people by choosing the specific audience for your ad. You can also choose age, gender & location according to your business.
- Engage your Audience – When people like your page, they want to know what is in your business and also remind that people always want new & interesting. Don’t make them bore by some old jokes. Share something new with them. Make sure that you posts are relevant to your business as well as to audience. You can ask some interesting questions from them so that they keep visiting your page. Be updated with current news, events and festivals.
- Cheer people to intermingle with your business – Ask questions & promote posts that can encourage engagement. Invite people to join your events. Also share some exclusive information and offers that people also want to share with their friend.