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Facebook Page for small businesses

The popularity of Facebook can be utilized by the business with the free use of the Facebook Group and Facebook Page. But I prefer the Page because I can have exclusive control and it can act like a website for my business concerns. Considering that Facebook has 2 billion users that you can tap for your traffic, it is one consideration that we should not forget in the marketing activity. The only drawback is the policy of Facebook that the Page can be sanctioned when there is a violation of the policy. 

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jaymish3

I also think that Facebook is a huge marketing tool. The amount of traffic that you can get from Facebook is astounding. It is the biggest social media platform despite all the scandals that it is going through. I agree that you can get loads of free traffic. In my opinion the best way to do this is from Facebook groups. Facebook has also become abit funny and you never know when they may take down your post because it has violated one of their policies. It is becoming stricter because of all the scandals it is involved in to do with using people's data. I advise if you want to use Facebook pay for ads or read their terms and conditions very carefully.



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stbrians

It has also been online for too long and therefore they know how to keep afloat. It won't scrumble to the ground like a cookie in the near future. Facebook is here to stay. We rejoice in its user-friendliness and expertise.



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luv2xacosta

I agree with what you said. It's actually an advantage of you want to advertise in Facebook because it helps to save money and time. It easier to reach and connect with you prospect client. Although there are a lot of scandals and despite of being strict but still Facebook can help you generate money.



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Kakashi2020

Advertising in Facebook is easy and cheap, it can also be free. What's great about it is that it has 2 billion users, I mean 1/3 of the planets population is using this social media platform.



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Alymae

True. This is really the attraction of Facebook. Imagine 2 billion users every day! This number can become your audience or customers. This is, after all, the biggest social media platform. You can also advertise her for free but I suggest you pay for it to have a wider scope. I also think that Facebook page is really good. I have one too.



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Wenkx03

I agree with you. It easier to connect to people through facebook. Having 2billion subscriber should help you connect to them easily.



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theresajane

Exactly. It's just a great thing that the moment you set your post into public, there's a chance of making your post and advertisement of any sort be famous in just a short period of time. Facebook does wonders.



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jessie271

Facebook is a very effective tool to promote both big and small businesses nowadays. It's such a great help especially to small businesses when it comes to promoting their business and get more customers and more sales. Personally, I have a small business and I use Facebook to market my products. I get to reach more people and Facebook is such a great way for me to increase my sales and make more money. I have a Facebook page exclusively for my products and yes, it acts like a website. I still post to groups to promote my products but I put a link with it to my page to direct them where they can see more of my offers.



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ajahcuizon

That's a good tactic to gather more traffic. Copy pasting your Facebook link will make advertising much easier. It seems that Facebook is now playing a big role for the advertisement of small businesses. I also have sold some items using Facebook but I don't have my own page. I'm planning to make one very soon, though.



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stbrians

A Facebook page is easy to set up. It is not like creating a website. It is always up and running in minutes.



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Alymae

Yes. It is definitely easier to set up a page than a website. I like that you can control everything on it too as long as you follow the rules and regulations. You can do this for free too.



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luv2xacosta

Indeed! If you have lot of followers and your products have good reviews, it is easier to sell your products to the customers.



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Kakashi2020

The way I do it is to create a Facebook Group first and when there's a lot of members already then create a Facebook Page and convert it into an Online Store to support the needs of your Facebook Group.



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stbrians

Traffic is easily available on Facebook. One can get many customers for all businesses. It does not matter whether it is a start-up or one which started a long time ago.



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Kakashi2020

I have a Facebook Store, it's really a Facebook Page converted into an Online Store. Daily I would share my selling posts to several groups I also own. I do this daily and get good results.



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Barida

The good thing is that you get to pay just a little token to market your goods on the social media and this is the reason many of us that don't have enough money to pay for ads on some blogs will always make use of Facebook in doing that.



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ajahcuizon

There are a lot of businesses using Facebook as part of their advertisement and a way to gather more traffic. I have joined a lot of Facebook pages in which Facebook call as the "Market Community". It seems that Facebook has developed a feature to help businesses to fully utilize their reach when it comes to business. I also do some online selling in which I sell items through Facebook and it is way easier than other advertising techniques.



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stbrians

I concur. Facebook has assisted many businesses to grow. They create an already market. Their pages assist the businesses to reach more people and so more sales.



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ajahcuizon

That's the good thing about Facebook. They are coping up with the needs of their users. Making their platform more diverse and business friendly. On that way, both the user and Facebook helps each other in generating traffic and clients.



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Alymae

Yes. That is why it has grown to where it is today. The success of Facebook is attributed to its users whether small-time business or just individuals. Facebook has become a partner to almost every business today.



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Kakashi2020

I agree, and not only it's easier to get traffic but it's also cheaper to maintain. I have a Facebook Page which sells clothing and accessories and it did good.



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kaushikangara

Facebook presence will definitely boost your business. Social media is the best means of driving traffic to your website and social media will do it for you for free. You can have complete ownership of the page, post pictures, advertise your products, mention the website URL and drive traffic and what no.



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Jelineex

I agree with you. Social Media especially Facebook is a good promotional site. Considering the huge number of users. Products/services will easily be known and spread in fast and easy way. It will give free traffic to a site.



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stbrians

A person who does not use social media to promote their businesses is prone to failure. Social media assisted and still assist many businesses. There is much traffic for you products



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luv2xacosta

Facebook is one of the famous social media in the world and one the most easier to set up if you want to have a business. That's true that it is easy to share your and advertise your products since they are not that strict also.



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Kakashi2020

I tend to agree that Facebook Pages and Groups are quite useful and could serve as a cheaper alternative to Websites. The wonderful thing about it is it's all free.



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Alymae

Yes. It is a good way to drive organic traffic to your site. It is a good choice to make use of this social media platform to drive an audience to your site. For now, I don't have my own website but I am starting to build my audience on Facebook.



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Wenkx03

I agree with that. Ibthink that facebook is a.good way of throwing advertisement to your possible customer.



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theresajane

You are right. It's just so fortunate of us that we have this avenue where we can romote something for free and can have a high chance of getting huge traffic from a single post.



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Alania

For sure, Facebook page (and Twitter) are in my opinion a necessity when you run a business. To be honest, Facebook could be the only thing you might ever need in terms of advertisement and management.



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NerdIndeed

For me, there are three of them regarding digital marketing.

1. Facebook
2. YouTube
3. Google Adwords



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Alymae

Google Adwords I am not using that much. I am not familiar with it. But YouTube and Facebook is a proven site for me to help with businesses. I cannot choose between Facebook and YouTube since they have there unique strength and a different audience. They are both good.



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NerdIndeed

Google Adwords is one great platform to use too when it comes to digital marketing. The idea is the same with Facebook Ads. You also get to target your audience based on different metrics plus you get to take advantage of Google's search.



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burgosmichael24

Facebook as well as Twitter are great platforms for advertising and promoting your business to a large crowd, with easy mechanics and lesser expenses. You can also generate traffic to your site through these social media sites. Facebook and other social media sites plays an integral part in marketing nowadays.



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Kakashi2020

I do agree with 2.35 Billion People actively using Facebook, it quickly became the most powerful marketing and advertising platform.



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luv2xacosta

Oh that many! No wonder it is the most used and most powerful marketing and advertising platform. The wonders of having a social media, you don't need a lot of resources to generate money and advertise your business.



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theresajane

You are right. You can add Instagram in the list, as I noticed more and more people are getting interested at this. Most of my friends on Facebook are starting to jump to this platform.



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stbrians

We are dependent on social media especially Facebook to promote our products. Facebook boists sales and brings customers to your business. Many businesses use them.



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Kakashi2020

Facebook Page Boosts are really effective it lets your post become visible to a lot of members. But I really think Facebook shouldn't be too greedy and lower the cost of boosts so that a lot more people would be able to use if.



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NerdIndeed

The Facebook platform is perfect for small businesses, start-ups and even those who have a million dollars of monthly revenue. It is so powerful that it does not only make doing business more convenient for the seller but also for the customers as well.



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luv2xacosta

Totally agree. Poster and billboards are not that famous anymore since we can now easily introduce our product to mass media because of social media like Facebook and many others. Besides it is handy easier to advertise because of its bigger population in the social media.



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theresajane

One product can do well without the advertisement on the television or even without big promotions like billboard and posters. Social media is a very helpful tool for something to become big and viral.



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Kakashi2020

I've been using Facebook as my website for both Company Facebook Page and as an Online Store. What's great with Facebook is that you can build Groups around it. But eversince Pages became limited I migrated my sites to Facebook Groups which are frequented by a lot of daily traffic.



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NerdIndeed

If you don't mind me asking, what are those limitations? You mean, are there other services offered before by having a page but has now been removed by Facebook?



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Kakashi2020

Actually it's what they added that made it limited people to migrate to groups. They added the boost function, basically to earn from it. If you don't boost your post other people won't see it.



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NerdIndeed

Ahh, I see. So it's more like sponsored ads too. You need to bid for your content to be seen or be on top of the page.



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antonToledo

Yes using social media as a way to market your product or small business is a pretty good idea right now doing this is considered as a common practice. I have a small business and Facebook is one of the ways I use to easily spread my product awareness it is free and effortless to do. I never had an issue with Facebook even though I don't have a lot of idea about its policies.



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Kakashi2020

I do agree that you can use It as selling platform or a platform to market and advertise. What attracts people to it is that it's user friendly and a person can build his site and start selling in minutes.



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NerdIndeed

I couldn't agree more. One thing I like about it is that it is not too difficult to set-up. Messaging is already embedded in it, so communication between the seller and the customer is a breeze. The only thing you have to worry about is the traffic.



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luv2xacosta

Exactly true! I mean Facebook is user friendly and they are not that strict so it's easier for the sellers to communicate and advertise their products to the customers.



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NerdIndeed

One good thing about being an administrator of an FB group is you also get to do affiliate marketing on the side. Since you're the administrator, you can pin most of your posts on top of the page that includes the affiliated product.



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Kakashi2020

That's why you should buildup your group first so you don't have to worry about traffic. That's what I've been doing and it's quite effective.



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NerdIndeed

Care to share how you draw traffic to have more members of an FB group. Like I don't see you advertise your group on forums and such so how do you do it? If you don't mind sharing it to us of course Facebook Page for small businesses. Thanks in advance.



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davedaot04

That's what most of entrepreneurs are doing right now, using social media as a platform in promoting their services or stuffs that they sell online, that's a great way to sell faster and that's what I've been up to lately, I've been planning on what to see and how should I start.



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Kakashi2020

I would recommend that you start by creating a group which is related to your business niche and then adding people in it when it's got a thousand people, create your business page and share your posts to your group. There's a lot of ways to get traffic to your page and this is the easiest way. What's good with it is that it's targeted traffic which you're funnelling.



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davedaot04

Thanks for the recommendation, I would apply what you've said but I think it would be a long way before I can successfully do it, like how to find people that are and will be interested with my business, I mean nothings really easy in life but it's worth it, once you start to have progress on it and earn money.



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Barida

The world is developing and I think that taking use of Facebook page for business purposes is something that can work perfectly well for those that are able to devote the needed time in order to see it come to pass.



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esteban123

I really don't have a Facebook page for now for my future business since honestly I don't have yet a business to promote but maybe in the future f I can have already some huge amount of funds then I might tried to have it since it is only free and very useful to have. Many business minded people have their own Facebook pages which they uses to easily connect with their clients every minute of the day. It is really useful since it helps to reach our our daily objective.



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cjctm11

With today's technology, one the most effective way to advertise your business even though it was big small. This helps a lot of business because of its wide range of customers. You could easily reach them by simply creating a page. Now it was your choice on how you will be known or easily recognize by the people of your target. But don't be so comfortable about it because you will be facing a lot of competitions with your business with the other people that are using the same style. So it was your decision on how you could surpass them.



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mdayrit

I am currently using Facebook page as my online website. I sell in other platforms and post in other social media accounts but I always direct them to visit my page to know more about my products.



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Jeane

Strange though it, is there are some people who still don't promote their business on any social media platform. They are yet to grasp how powerful a marketing tool social media can be. IMO even if someone doesn't quite believe that they'll get more sales through Facebook, just create that Facebook page for your business and regularly update it. You never know when one of your posts will go viral.

There is also the fact that people may want to confirm whether others have bought something you are selling. They'll find this proof on social media: likes, positive comments about their shopping experience and so on. If you don't have a Facebook page, you'll probably lose many potential customers.



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knnon

I think this is the first step of any small business since Facebook has a large user base. But I guess it would depend on location as here in the Philippines even the smaller start up at home ones have Facebook pages of their business.



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Franzel2oo

My indie film company currently has a running Facebook page. It's amazing how many people you can reach in just a day when you use Facebook right. I think small businesses should do well to have a Facebook page as it is a good way to put your business on the map. Like you did so well to mention, Facebook has over 2 billion users. That number alone should be enough to convince anyone looking for exposure for their business.



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