Guest Blog Post: Jamie Highland writes blog posts for My Baby Shower Favors, an e-commerce store that offers baby shower favors and various other baby shower games and supplies. Jamie also does some Facebook marketing and in this article, gives some tips on create effective Facebook pages.
Facebook fan pages are a tremendous and very efficient way to promote a brand or specific products or services. Knowing how to create one is important for the effectiveness of a campaign. A Facebook fan page that resembles the hundreds of others will simply fail in getting noticed.
Facebook fan pages are no longer what they used to be. In the beginning, fan pages allowed for text and image uploads. They also served as a wonderful tool for interaction with customers. Today, all of these options are available along with numerous additional functions.
Unique Page Design
Facebook allows the moderators of fan pages to tweak the design and make it unique and memorable. Great design is essential for recognition. It will capture the interest of page visitors, increasing the chance of them getting involved.
A standard Facebook page is no longer something interesting and exciting. People are so used to those that they may ignore pages unless something truly original and interesting pops up.
Though Facebook is still doing certain things to standardize pages, many fan page owners have come up with tremendous creative ideas. Before getting started, examine a number of pages to get inspired. You will see the tremendous creative visual solutions that people are capable of coming up with.
Make Use of Applications
Fan pages enable the addition of applications that will make the experience much more interactive for visitors. This is a great way to establish a loyal audience for the page.
Facebook offers a tremendous diversity of applications. Whether it is a survey or a game, you need something engaging to make people stay on the page and explore it for a longer period of time.
Interact with Page Visitors
If you think that you will simply set up the fan page and it will work for you on its own, you are very, very wrong.
A Facebook fan page demands constant input on your behalf. If a person has a question about your products and services, you should do your best to provide a response in a timely and efficient manner.
Facebook fan pages give you the tremendous opportunity to get feedback from clients and people interested in your brand. Ignoring such valuable information may lead to the wrong business or marketing strategy.
To generate user interaction, ask questions, take polls, and post interesting and useful content for your visitors. When people comment or like your posts, it shows up in their feed, which will be visible to their Facebook friends.
Content is Still Very Important
Applications will be insufficient to keep your Facebook fan page visitors actively involved. Content is just as important.
Try to post useful links, intriguing comments and high quality photographs on a daily basis. This will keep people coming up to your page over and over again.
It can be something practical, something fun or a newsworthy piece of information from the sector that you operate in. Just make sure that the content added to the fan page demonstrates your professionalism and experience in a specific sector. When people share your links and content, it also gives you additional exposure to their friends.
You can make a Facebook fan page work in a number of additional ways. Make sure that you maintain the page and enrich its content on a daily basis. Visuals, user design, and text should come together to make the page interesting, useful and impressive. And be sure to think of your visitor’s needs when posting content instead of just promoting your services.