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Old 05-06-2013, 02:58 AM
matt arends matt arends is offline
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what is your thoughts about a Facebook business page?

I didn't know if any of you have one or if you have had any success with it.. I just made one about a week ago .. https://www.facebook.com/ArendsLawnCare
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Old 05-06-2013, 04:01 AM
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I am setting mine up in the next week or two. Yours look good. I have heard positive things from other guys in my area as long as you update it weekly.
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Old 05-06-2013, 09:58 AM
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looks pretty good
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Old 05-06-2013, 01:11 PM
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They can be effective if implemented and used correctly, however they are only a small part of what should be your overall marketing mix. Service business are simply not the most shareable thing in the world. If you do landscaping, that's a much better angle as you would hopefully have some great photography or tips to post and possibly be shared.

In the General forum here, there's a huge thread re: "Let's get the Facebook Likes rolling". I posted similar info a couple of times explaining why following that thread and Liking everyone's Page is a bad idea. If you want to understand why it's actually counterproductive to have other LCOs like your page: http://www.lawnsite.com/showpost.php...&postcount=274
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Old 05-06-2013, 04:22 PM
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You won't pick up a whole lot compared to other forms of advertising... But think about who really use Facebook.. Gossiping woman and while they are busy facebooking we will be servicing their lawns making that $$$ give it a shot its made me a few thousand dollars so im happy 👍
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Old 05-06-2013, 07:05 PM
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But think about who really use Facebook.. Gossiping woman
It would be difficult to make a more incorrect, sweeping generalization than this. The only social media that is heavily lopsided towards women is Pinterest (5:1).

If men are internet users, 62% of them are using Facebook. Female internet users, 72%. Personally, I'd be less interested in the gender as I would age and income numbers.
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Old 05-10-2013, 05:50 PM
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Marketing 101, get your message to customers you want. Marketing 201, it does not matter it you get tons of customers you don't want, because "you don't want them!!!" and a ton of bad customers will degrade the level of service you can provide to the ones you want.
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Old 05-11-2013, 08:28 AM
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Use it as an informational tool for your current customers or direct potential customers to it if you have anything worthwhile on there. I don't see much benefit for a "mow 'n blow"
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