Various aspect of marketing should be looked into so as to ensure the success of any business. One of those is Facebook. As we all know, Facebook is one of the major social networks with over 600 million registered users and many are still rushing to have a Facebook account. Due to this fact, Facebook happens to be a great place to promote ones products and services. It doesn’t matter the level you or your business is, whether you are a small business owner, consultant, affiliate marketer, internet marketer or you belong to the ‘bigger’ organization, you can get access to a lot of prospective customers through Facebook.
In this article today, I will be talking you through some few simple yet effective 4 ways to promote or market your products or services on Facebook for free. Actually, I have 5 methods listed below but the last one is not free.
5 Methods to Promote Your Products or Services on Facebook
1. Using Facebook Fan Page
It is no more news that a lot of individuals, companies, organizations, celebrities, etc are now creating Facebook fan pages. Top of the reason they are doing this is because they want to sell or promote one thing or the other through their fan pages without spending any dime. Facebook Fanpage is an effective way to promote yourself or your company’s product for free because it goes viral. For example, when you post on your fan page, your post will automatically be displayed on all your fans timeline for them to see, and this automatically makes their friends too sees your post. By so doing, yours fans and their friends will see your post and at the end they can buy whatever you’re promoting.
To create a Facebook Fan Page, click here.
2. Using Facebook Life Event
Another method so powerful is Facebook Event. If you are planning to promote a particular product or service, you can create a special promo using event. Once you do that, you can then invite your friends to the event to inform them and when they made an informed decision to attend the event, you can then use the method to redirect them to wherever you want.
3. Using Facebook Profile
One of my friends used to call Facebook ‘amebor’. This is because whatever you do will be announced to all your Facebook friends. If you’ve noticed the Notification section on Facebook, there you will see all your friends activities. So how can we use this method to promote our products for free? Simple, post to your timeline and all your friends will see it and also, it will be announced to them via the News Feed section. That way, they can see your promotions and whatever you have to offer. All for free!
4. Using Facebook Application
Using Facebook App. is not that popular in this part of the world. Most people are not using this method to grab huge number of prospect to their product or website. With Facebook Application, you can create a very simple app. to promote a website, product or service in a viral way. For example, a simple app. can require your friends to download a free report but they must share the link before they can have access to the download link. And once they share the link, their friends too will see it. If they are also interested in the report, they too will share just to download the report and their own friends too will see it and they can also do the same and it goes on that way. Your report will go viral within few hours of launching it and you can achieve whatever you wish to.
5. Using Facebook Ads
Although this method is not free but it remains the best. With Facebook Ads, you can target millions of prospects with very little cents. To use this method, you will have to pay for the advertisement. This will enable you display your products and services to the face of millions of people. You can also target people by interest, location, age, gender, etc.
Another way to promote your products and services using money is Sponsored Story. Recently, Facebook just introduced a method whereby you can promote your fanpage post to your fans for cheap publicity. This method is also effective in getting your product out there for your potential customers to see.
That is it. You now have 5 good methods to promote yourself, products or services on Facebook.
Let’s have your say, what do you think about using Facebook to promote products and services. Do you have any other means you used in promoting your own products or services on Facebook? Let us know about it by using the comment form below.