Facebook is a popular social networking tool in which users create personal profiles. In these profiles users share photos, information about themselves, music preferences, favorite books etc. Facebook users add other contacts known as “friends.” Once you are friends with someone you can interact with them in countless ways by posting on their wall, messaging them privately, reading/sharing statuses, and sharing music and videos. Since 2004 Facebook has obtained over 900 million users and is currently the most popular social network.
How to Use Facebook for Business
In addition to having countless personal uses, Facebook also provides users with the option of creating business pages. Once you create a business page you have the ability to obtain a large following, granting you the ability to communicate with a large mass of people in an instant.
There are countless ways to use Facebook as a business tool. For one, it is an easy way to share information with customers. Businesses everywhere have used Facebook to share company news, make announcements, recognize employees for great work, and advertise new products. Facebook has also been used in promotional contests for different companies. A recent competition required contestants to post to the company business page and the post that got the most “likes” won. Companies have also used Facebook to promote by giving customers coupons or special discounts for “checking in” at their business location. These are just some of the many ways that Facebook can be used for business purposes. Facebook is one of the easiest ways to connect with customers on a personal basis, take advantage of it!