If you are one of those business owners who think they are too busy for Facebook marketing, this article is going to attempt to prove you wrong. Even if you are going from morning until night, you still have time to post and engage on Facebook. Still think you’re too busy? Read this list and then get back to us.
1. Short Sessions Each Day
It doesn’t take much to engage in Facebook marketing. You can log in first thing in the morning, respond to comments, post a quick thought or picture and then go on about your day. Nobody says that you have to put in ten hour sessions on Facebook. In fact, you can manage your Facebook usage just as you might schedule other factors of your life, like lunches and meetings and such.
◊ NEW FEATURE Facebook Adds Post Scheduling: You can now schedule posts directly on your Facebook Page. ”You can prepare a post and schedule it to appear later by adding a date and time in the future before you post it.”
2. Access On Mobile Devices
Wonders in technology now enable you to access Facebook with your mobile phone or tablet computer. With functionality on the go, you no longer have any excuses for remaining absent on Facebook.
3. More Than One Admin
If you don’t have time to market on Facebook, delegate the responsibility to someone who does have time for it. Facebook business pages allow for more than one admin, allowing you to hand the reins to someone else while you focus on other aspects of your business. granularity
◊NEW FEATURE Facebook Gives Degrees of Permission to Page Admin Roles: Businesses with Facebook Pages can now set five different roles for their admins: Manager, Content Creator, Moderator, Advertiser and Insights Analyst. This is a useful tool for Facebook managers.
Businesses on Facebook can now grant page admins varying degrees of permissions, depending on their role.
4. Opportunity For Far More Business
The opportunity for viral exposure is huge on Facebook. Just by putting a profile on Facebook, you will have access to far more people than you would in real life or on other networks. If you can use Facebook to its maximum potential, you have the opportunity to really expand your business in a big way.
◊NEW FEATURE Facebook Rolls Out Promoted Posts for Facebook Pages: using Promoted Posts will increase the percentage of fans your organic content reaches, although Facebook makes no indication of exactly how much more that percentage is:
“Your promoted posts will be seen by a larger percentage of the people who like your Page than would normally see it. It will also be seen by a larger percentage of the friends of people who interact with your post.” – Facebook
When creating a new post, click the ‘Promote‘ button:
When promoting a post you’ve already published, you’ll find the Promote button on the bottom of the post after any engagement it’s already generated:
To promote a post, select the Promote button after creating an update on your Page.
5. Enhances The Customer Experience
The bottom line is that Facebook is yet another way to provide your prospects and customers with the ultimate customer experience. Your target market now has even more ways to investigate your business, learn about your business and become familiar with your business. It just makes sense to use Facebook marketing for your business when it’s free and so readily available. Your customers want you to have a Facebook presence. Why not provide them with one?
The fact is, you are never too busy to market on Facebook. But if you want to take your Facebook marketing to the next level, check out these expert Facebook Marketing Tips at: Precise Strategy Marketing for Facebook.
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Jerry Duling is a Marketing and Business Consultant, Professional Speaker, and Social Media advisor. Jerry shows businesses how to use Social Media to build their brand, generate leads and close sales. Jerry also provides individual resources for the Internet Entrepreneur. Connect with Jerry on Google+.