The Importance Of Facebook On The Internet
It’s the largest social network in the world, and it’s a place where people are constantly sharing content — it’s a breeding ground for bloggers to share links and market themselves.
But you need to do so wisely.
Facebook is the number one social media site on the Internet. It has a population that is larger than hundreds of countries on this planet, with members coming from every corner of the earth. Just being a member means that you are potentially exposing yourself or your business to millions upon millions of people – and all with little to no effort.
Though a lot of bloggers don’t realize this, Facebook offers a number of tools to promote your blog. Let’s start …show more content…
It’s a nice way to get to know your readers and show that you care about their opinions.
Whet the appetite for content you’re working on. Offer tidbits of information that elicit a personal response. Reader responses can also be an excellent way to develop ideas for future blogging topics.
Don 't just create your Facebook profile, page or group and then disappear. In order for your Facebook efforts to drive traffic to your blog, you need to actively update your status, share great content, join conversations, and engage with other people. By building relationships with your Facebook friends, you can indirectly grow your blog 's audience, too.
Harness the Power of Comments
You know how a lot of blogs have comments by default. Well the problem with that is you get a lot of spams. Facebook solves that problem by offering a plugin that requires actually Facebook accounts. So it means only authenticated users can post on your blog. Additionally when someone post comments about your article, it shows up on their wall and feeds that’s visible by their friends. So it creates a viral environment that promotes your …show more content…
If you create a Facebook page, for example, you can include this link in a number of your Twitter entries. Link your blog’s RSS feed right up to Facebook to create up-to-the-minute status updates. While you’re at it, link up your Twitter feed and if you have a SlideShare account, add that to Facebook too. Keep on connecting different social media to other social media that you have to create a web, or network, of sites that are all promoting your blog and what it’s about.
There are many tools available to help you build a great Facebook profile and/or page that can drive traffic directly and indirectly to your blog. Take the time to link your blog 's RSS feed to your status updates, link your Twitter feed, SlideShare content, and so on to your Facebook profile or page. This way, your updates appear in your status stream for all of your friends to see. In some cases, a new tab is added to your Facebook profile or page, so content from some other services (such as SlideShare) is always easy to find.
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