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Old 11-02-2012, 09:00 AM
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Facebook specials

While Facebook isn't my main way of marketing. I like it to pass info and upcoming services on to people. It's a great way to share photos.

Anyone do "specials?" I was thinking of doing a "comment an share this status and get 10% off your November weed control application."

Anyone done an ad?

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Old 11-02-2012, 05:06 PM
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While Facebook isn't my main way of marketing. I like it to pass info and upcoming services on to people. It's a great way to share photos.

Anyone do "specials?" I was thinking of doing a "comment an share this status and get 10% off your November weed control application."

Anyone done an ad?

Share your experiences.
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Search the web sub-forum and you'll find some posts on this topic.

Also, if you haven't already, you should read the Facebook ToS re: offers and promotions.
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Old 11-02-2012, 05:12 PM
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While Facebook isn't my main way of marketing. I like it to pass info and upcoming services on to people. It's a great way to share photos.

Anyone do "specials?" I was thinking of doing a "comment an share this status and get 10% off your November weed control application."

Anyone done an ad?

Share your experiences.
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Sounds like a good way to lose 10% profit right out of the door.

10% off first app with weed control contract. Get them locked it. I'm afraid you would have one timers.
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:54 AM
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how do you get your existing clients on your facebook page?
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Old 11-03-2012, 09:57 PM
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I consistently hear marketing specialists discuss the value of Social Media. Facebook, in particular, frustrates me.

Few customers will be interested in joining a business Facebook page. Strategies to entice them to join could include adding your Facebook URL to an Auto Responder or adding a Facebook symbol to your website sidebar.

I personally think it's easier to set up a user profile and add friends. This probably isn't part of Facebook's TOS, but I'm sure Zuck wont lose any sleep.
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Old 11-08-2012, 06:59 PM
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Check out my Facebook page! www.facebook.com/kirkslawncare
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:24 PM
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I've spent a fair amount on facebook ads. The "problem" with them is that you can't send them to links outside facebook or it's just a waste of money. Drive them to "like" your page and then you can hopefully get a dialog going with them. However, it's a big question mark, meaning you hope at some people convert to customers at some point but it doesn't happen quickly so it's hard to get an ROI calculation on it.
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:45 PM
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Check out my Facebook page! www.facebook.com/kirkslawncare
Hey Kirk, Just joined your group ;-)

You've done an excellent job on branding it. Pottstown PA, eh? I once had a friend who lived along Fawn Lane. Small world.
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:02 PM
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Hey Kirk, Just joined your group ;-)

You've done an excellent job on branding it. Pottstown PA, eh? I once had a friend who lived along Fawn Lane. Small world.
Quite a small world indeed. Thanks for the "like"!
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:23 PM
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No worries Kirk, I checked out your G+ page as well.

Given the trend line I think G+ will become more a more important interaction tool than Facebook in the coming years. It's growing very quickly.
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