Start and Grow Your Facebook Business Page

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The only thing holding you back from getting your business on Facebook is knowledge and time. Well I will provide the knowledge if you have the time, and I promise you won’t have to use a lot of it.

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Make your own Facebook page

In order to create your business page, you will need to have your own profile on Facebook. The first thing you need to do is create a Facebook profile for yourself at www.facebook.com. Once you have made your profile, you then will simply go to the side panel on the home screen and click on the “like pages”. click on the green button that says “create page” and then follow the steps!

Make sure to include:

  • Your store’s information
  • Address, phone, hours of operation, services offered, brands carried, etc…
  • A cover photo & profile photo
  • Suggestion: Your cover photo could be a picture of your business, and your profile photo could be a picture of your logo or another picture of your business.

Keeping your profile up-to-date

It is important to post on your Facebook page “wall” at least once each week. The most important component to your Facebook page is that you are staying active. If you have something to share with your customers, post it on your wall.

Things to share:

  • Industry-related material
  • Photos of your store
  • Photos of events happening involving your store
  • Information about causes you support
  • Advertisements
  • Sales updates

Final Words of Advice

You can also check out what other businesses are doing in your industry on Facebook. This will give you a good idea of things to share and post. Don’t forget to “like” other pages that compliment your business. If you are a hardware store, you could like some of your brands’ Facebook pages. Participate. It is social media after all. It is good to be social.

If you would like help increasing your Facebook ‘likes’, I would definitely consider our Facebook Acquisition Package. This package has helped businesses in the Des Moines area grow their Facebook pages by 500 – 2500 ‘likes’ in one month. If you would like to hear more about this package, please give me a call, or send me an email requesting more information.

Good luck, and if you have any questions about building a Facebook page for your business I am happy to help. Email: cfaldet@hearst.com or call 515-247-8820.

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