ActiveRain Tutorials

3 Ways to Tick Off Your Facebook Fans

One of the top questions I always receive when I am presenting as a social media speaker, is how to get more "likes" to your Facebook page.  In fact, over the past few weeks I have seen many blog posts with ideas on how you can do this.

As I was reading through more and more blogs addressing this topic, the more frustrated I became by some really bad advice from these bloggers.  Joining Facebook like groups where if I like your page you will like mine? Commenting on popular pages as your business with a link back to your page?  C'mon, those are some of the worst options out there.  To save you from reading a 3,000+ word novel if I wrote out all my thoughts in a blog post, I decided I would take the time to simply put it all on video for you:

Here's the thing with the number of people who "like" your Facebook page.  Does it really matter if you have 4,000 fans if nobody ever takes the time to comment or interact on the page? Not a bit.  If nobody is reading your content on your business page, it provides zero value to your business.  Bigger numbers do not equate to better.  Your page will have a greater return to your business with 200 fans that actually participate and pay attention to it than one with 20,000 that ignores everything.

Also, with the dynamics of Facebook and how it is set up, your business page cannot help but to grow if you have active fans there.  Every time they comment, their friends (which they say on average everyone now has anywhere from 130-150) see a link posted on their profile.  If you get someone commenting 3 times a day on your business page, the natural reaction is for their friends to get nosy and check it out as well.  When they see the good content, they "like" the page & join in as well.

So, don't despise small beginnings on a group, and whatever you do, please do not try the spammy ways to grow your Facebook page.  Bogus fans and spammy connections are nothing but a bad formula to create a Facebook Page with zero value.

 

Originally Posted at: 210 Consulting- Social Media Advisors

I'm a full time Myrtle Beach Real Estate Agent that focuses on homes for sale in Myrtle Beach and Carolina Forest Real Estate.

 

 Search Myrtle Beach Homes  

 

Let me help you find your next dream home here in Myrtle Beach.

__________________________________________________________________________________

I am also the Co-Founder of 210 Consulting- Social Media Advisors.  I have traveled the country as a social media speaker.  If you would like more information on any of the topics discussed in this blog, please contact me directly.  We specialize in social media training, online consulting, and the creation of your own custom WordPress site.

 

Get a Custom WordPress Site

 

Also, let's connect on these great social networks:

Follow Me on Twitter   Follow Me on Facebook   Lets get Linkedin      Follow my Photo Stream on Flickr   Myrtle Beach Real Estate Videos

Comment balloon 44 commentsJeremy Blanton • July 18 2011 02:15PM
3 Ways to Tick Off Your Facebook Fans
share
One of the top questions I always receive when I am presenting as a social media speaker, is how to get more "likes" to your Facebook page. In fact, over the past few weeks I have seen many blog posts with ideas on how you can do this. &… more
The ROI of Social Media is Your Business Will Exist in 5 Years
share
I just finished watching the 2011 version of Social Media Revolution from Socialnomics As usual, they have put together a good visual representation of where social media is right now. They shared some good stats as they normally do. Things… more
When it Comes To Content Creation- JUST DO IT!
share
{EAV_BLOG_VER:d4256f5ae13148cf} So, over the past week or so, there has been quite the conversation going on about what is considered good content. The discussion began on Twitter, and then moved over to a blog post by Rob Hahn,… more
Never Rent What You Should Truly Own
share
I recently finished building a Custom WordPress Blog for a client that had quite the sad story. For the past 2 years he has poured his heart and soul into creating an awesome blog. He worked diligently on making his content rank well in the… more
Is Social Media Dying? Google Says No!
share
{EAV_BLOG_VER:2b762beae86b955c} I am constantly traveling around the country as a social media speaker I get asked over and over if social media is just a fad that will die any moment. Personally, I don't see this happening at any time soon,… more
Is Your Technology On The Bleeding Edge?
share
This post is something that I have debated writing for several weeks now. I've had the topic in my mind but have yet to place it into written words. Over the past two months I have been rather busy traveling to events to share as a social media… more
Is Your Online Business Trusted?
share
As I am currently 40, 000 feet in the air on a Southwest Airlines flight back home I started reflecting on the recent conference I just spoke at for Coldwell Banker Real Estate. Whenever I go to an event either as an attendee or presenter, I… more
Google Says Goodbye to Content Farms
share
Over the past two weeks Google has really been making big news and cleaning up their search results. First we heard all about the debacle of J. C. Penney from the NY Times for not playing well online and using too many black hat SEO techniques to… more
Social Search Becomes Even More Important To Search Engine Rankings
share
The other day Google started to roll out some new features in it's Social Search rankings. The use of social search isn't a new feature, it has been around for a while and has been a part of your searches. If you had not noticed them in the… more
Building Your Relationships to Build Your Business
share
Today like most days has been quite busy with email inquiries, prospective phone calls and a touch of social media madness. To be honest, the past few weeks at 210 have been quite busy as I have been deep in the canyons of WordPress working… more