How to Facebook for Business

NOTE: the Link Roundup is beneath this post.

How to Facebook for BusinessFacebook continues to be the dominant player in the social media arena with 750 million users, each of whom spends an average of 15 hours and 33 minutes a month on the site.

With numbers like those, it’s no wonder that businesses both large and small want to tap into all that juicy, customer-rich traffic.

However, navigating the Facebook landscape can be an intimidating journey and even the most Facebook savvy user can find it hard to keep up with the latest news, tips and how-tos.

That’s why I’ve gathered a list of resources to help you figure out what your business CAN and SHOULD do on Facebook.

Whether you’re thinking about getting started or you’re already there, you’ll find plenty of useful information below; information that you can use to achieve your Facebook goals.

How to Facebook for Business Resources

Start Here

A great place to start is with Facebook’s own “Facebook for Business” page. This jumping-off point is perfect for learning how to make a facebook page for a business, how to get started with Facebook ads and more.

Facebook Guides

Some sites have curated their own content by gathering their Facebook posts together into guides.

On these pages, you will find information in why you want to use Facebook, how to get started and how to continue managing your Facebook presence to achieve your goals.

 Other Sources of Regular Facebook Articles

In addition to the guides above, there are a number of sites that regularly post articles about using Facebook effectively.

Keeping Up-to-Date

Facebook is an ever-changing landscape where changes are made to enhance the site and fix bugs and issues. In addition, new third-party applications are always being added to the mix, many of which can really enhance your Facebook efforts.

How do you keep up with all of this? With these blogs that focus exclusively on bringing you the latest and greatest Facebook news, tips and how-tos:

Weekly Link Roundup

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These posts focus on small business solutions or resources online (or both!).

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  1. BizSugar.com says:

    Matt About Friday: The “How to Facebook for Business” Edition…

    Whether you’re just wondering how to Facebook for business or you’re already there, you’ll find plenty of useful links to basics, tips and how-tos in this post….

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