Facebook now has over 500 million active users. This number is amazing but what is even more astonishing is the fact that it is expected to climb even higher in the coming years.
Facebook has changed the way that we stay in touch with each other. Today we can share ideas and opinions with other Facebook members by reaching out across the globein the blink of an eye. Because of this type of widespread, instant interactivity Facebook is now the perfect place to get your business noticed. Social Networking has taken the notion of word of mouth advertising to the extreme.
As you probably know, news can go viral on Facebook in just a day or two. You share a link with your 1,000 friends and they each in turn share the link with thousands of their friends and the cycle continues to repeat itself until suddenly hundreds of thousands of people have seen the link you began circulating on Facebook.
In order to market effectively on Facebook you need to set up a business page. Start inviting your contacts to ”like” your page and give them something of value. Considering running some contests on a regular basis. Be clever with your profile updates. You must link your website with your Facebook business page so that users can easily locate your business when they want to buy the products or services you offer.
Follow these tips and before you know it you will have branded your name in minds of thousands and perhaps even millions of Facebook users located the world over. The best part is that you can accomplish this with very little time and no money invested.