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5 Reasons to Create a Facebook Fan PageMichelle
Facebook isn’t only an effective platform for business marketers – thousands of people are making Facebook Pages that are based around their hobbies, passion projects or even TV shows. And they’re not creating Pages as an outlet to rave or rant about something – admins are seeing all kinds of benefits from their Facebook Pages.
If you’ve been thinking about starting a Facebook fan Page but you’re not sure if it’s worth the effort, let these 5 benefits convince you otherwise.
Benefits of a Facebook Fan Page
Here are a few reasons to create a Facebook fan Page:
There is currently no limit to how many Facebook fans a Page can have, but you’re limited to 5,000 friends with your Facebook profile. If you have an important message to share and you want to reach as many people as possible, consider creating a Facebook fan Page to expand your reach.
You can reach more people by creating Facebook ads to grow your Page. Check out more of our posts on increasing reach:
- How to Cross-Promote Facebook Pages and Increase Overall Reach
- 5 Tips for Getting More Facebook Shares
Facebook Pages provide a unique opportunity to create a community around a topic, whether that be a business, charitable mission, support group, hobby or anything that interests you and a large audience. By consistently providing value in your posts, you can generate discussions and spark people’s interests. Use Facebook as a way to inspire, educate and entertain others.
With the ability to have your content seen by fans every day, you have an amazing opportunity to build trust and credibility in your niche. You have the power to bring like-minded people together in conversation. Here are a few more resources on building community with your Facebook Page:
- How to Create a Community Around Your Facebook Page
- Do You Need a Facebook Group for Your Facebook Page?
If you want to drive traffic to a website or blog, Facebook is the way to do it. Facebook is where 2 billion people are hanging out – creating a Facebook fan Page is the best way to tell the world about your new blog post, a special deal happening on your website or an event taking place in your city that your audience should know about.
Check out these posts to learn how to funnel traffic from your Facebook Page to a website:
Did you know you can make money with your Facebook Page? Over 3,000 people are generating extra income with FPTraffic! Once you’ve built an audience to your fan Page, you can use tools like Amazon and eBay to recommend products your audience would be interested in buying and make a profit when they purchase through your link.
Learn how to monetize your Facebook Page in these posts:
Creating an effective cover photo, sharing valuable content and interacting with fans over something that means a lot to you – what isn’t fun about that? We love sharing classic quotes from our favorite TV shows and seeing how many people across the world enjoy a laugh from it. Businesses love connecting with customers more regularly through their fan Page. Bloggers love being able to share what they’re thinking with smaller, image-based posts in between their in-depth posts.
Facebook is a fun platform to be on. Why do you think 2 billion people spend their time there?
We hope these 5 benefits encourage you to create your Facebook fan Page today. Check out these resources to get started:
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