Let's get the FACEBOOK LIKES rolling

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by grasshopperslawn, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. jaec

    jaec LawnSite Member
    Messages: 123

    For my business I'll utilize Face book as a "notification platform" were my customers and others can see additional seasonal specials throughout the year (shrubs & hedges trimming specials, seasonal flowers install or new container install specials. I definitely will not utilize it as a chat room or for socializing venue.
  2. jaec

    jaec LawnSite Member
    Messages: 123

    Have anyone else utilized Facebook in this way for their business? If so, I would like to here your experience with it.
  3. Triton2286

    Triton2286 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 214

    I will start using it for those reason's as well.

    I've only have my page and website up for a short time. My website has a feature so I can quickly write articles and they get directly uploaded to facebook and twitter so I can update my customers on pending snow storms (as they will want to know what the person that plows their driveway thinks the storm will do) and I post up seasonal tips reminding them of things they should call me to do, why they need to be done, ect.

    Facebook will never replace having a website but it can help you do some things easier.
  4. branchoutshrub

    branchoutshrub LawnSite Member
    Messages: 118

  5. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
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  6. Duekster

    Duekster LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 7,961

    The OP needs to keep a running list of likes that need to happen
  7. Gilmore.Landscaping

    Gilmore.Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 645

    In order for Facebook to recognize the likes you need to use your personal account. Likes from company pages don't register.
  8. Lugnut

    Lugnut LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 551

  9. destinlawn

    destinlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Has anyone tried Facebook advertising for gaining local Facebook fans? I tried it once for another venture and had some success. I had a $50 ad campaign and saw my likes go up by 30, and "talking about" go from 12 to 45.

    Destin landscpaing Services
  10. Schrock Lawns

    Schrock Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 944

    cumon 58 replies i only got 5 likes

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