This month I’d like to give you a peek into Facebook’s user data.. Facebook is doing an amazing job of collecting tons of personal data about it’s users. With over 400 million users the amount of data is mind boggling. First off how are they getting this info?
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Last week I received 5 friend requests from businesses. Normal friend requests are great. I’m proud to have over 700 Facebook friends! But, when we receive friend requests from a “celebrity, band or business” it means they setup their account incorrectly. They are in danger of having their account revoked because it is a violation of the FB terms of service. It would be a shame for a business to make connections and then have their account and contacts shut down.
This article is not to create fear, just to warn and inform on the proper way to do business on Facebook.
Businesses are supposed to use Facebook “Pages” and not setup the standard personal account. Benefits to having a Page including visitor statistics and the ability to use Facebook advertisements. There is also the benefit of not having their account revoked. ~:-)
If you have a standard Facebook account for your business I recommend that you create a page ASAP.
You can do so @ http://www.facebook.com/pages/create.php
If you are Facebook Friends with any businesses I request that you to send them to this article.
Oscar Myre IV
Needs some Facebook help?
Check out our next Facebook class on August 12th. During this hands on B.Y.O.L. (Bring your own laptop) class we help you create a proper Facebook Page for your business.
More info @ http://omoriginals.com/marketing/facebook-linkedin-class/ or call omOriginals Marketing! 360.575.9839!