As a photography business owner, you already know that marketing is important for business growth and in today's climate that's especially true.
More and more, your prospects are turning to social marketing websites like Facebook to locate business in their own backyard, or to ask their “Facebook Friends” for product and service recommendations.
Facebook is getting more than 132 million unique visitors per month and their traffic has grown by more than 45% in the last year alone.
According to Facebook statistics, they have reached over 500 million active users. 50% of our active users log on to Facebook in any given day. The average user has 130 friends, and People spend over 700 Billion minutes per month on facebook.
When it comes to activity and Facebook users:
There are over 900 million objects that people interact with (pages, groups, events and community pages).
Average user is connected to 80 community pages, groups and events
Average user creates 90 pieces of content each month
More than 30 billion pieces of content(web links, news stories, blog post, notes, photo albums, etc.) are shared each month. With a statistic like this, you should now understand why “Facebook is a BIG deal.”
So what exactly are Facebook Fanpages?
According to the Facebook pages manual, Facebook decided to add the functionality of setting up fanpages so that business owners, organizations, bands, and celebrities and keep in close relationships with their fans, clients, and customers.
Having a Facebook fanpage gives you the capability of adding video, graphics, emails auto reponders to start building a list, adding coupons, selling gift cards, etc. you can be very creative iwith Facebook fanpage, just like you can with your website.
So you might be thinking “So what is the big deal, I do all those things on my website already.” although you might have all of this things on your website already, getting your business more exposure on the worlds largest social network should also be part of your marketing strategy.
Facebook Fan Page Training Kit
This brand new Facebook Fan Pages Training Kit has just been released
You'll get 9 videos covering Fan Page Creation, Fan Page Optimization, which will teach you everything you need to know to create a profitable Facebook fan page. And you will learn how easy it is to effectively market your brand with this valuable and easy-to-use training resource.
On top of this valuable info, you'll also receive a professional fan page template.