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Suggestions For Utilizing Facebook To Build Referrals?

Asked by Marcy Schacter from Make Healthy Taste Great

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Has anyone found a great system for automating referrals through a simpleFacebook page

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How To Actually Generate Customers On Professional Networks: Part 1

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If you're wondering if you can get clients from a professional network such as LinkedIn or Alignable (or any... Read Full Answer

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10 Actually Actionable Benefits Of List Building

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What is List Building all about?

List building refers to a continuous process of adding new and updated subscribers to your list.... Read Full Answer

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Celebrating Small And Locally-owned Businesses With Bill Brunelle of Independent We Stand

Asked by Alan Belniak from Alignable

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Today's special edition of the Local Business Stories by Alignable podcast highlights... Read Full Answer

Facebook Ratings and Reviews

By Matthew Schneider · Posted on Friday, July 17, 2015 · Tagged in General Discussion



Alignable members are weighing in with their opinions on Facebook. Have you rated Facebook yet? Add your rating and then check out other member's opinions and share your insights in the comments.
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The star rating is calculated by dividing your score (0-10) by two.

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Zach Braiker from refine+focus
5 Locals Recommend Them • Reviewed on Thursday, October 1, 2015

Here's the most important thing to know: Facebook is an advertising channel. It is no longer a social network. If you're a small business, you must understand that if you build a Facebook page with a 1000 people, you will only reach 7% of that audience when you post on your page. If you wish to reach more, you'll have to pay for it. All that being said, Facebook is an amazing advertising platform with highly customizable and targeted ads, which products results if you use them well. Facebook ads, combined with a well-maintained page, will work if you have the... (more)


Robert Burnie from Atero Marketing Group
30 Locals Recommend Them • Replied on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Nicely done Zach.......Gold


Mike Boulder from Qubex Data Recovery Denver
12 Locals Recommend Them • Replied on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Very true indeed. However, keep in mind various groups... there is advertising within advertising, if you know what i mean. Got a moderator with a group of a 500k users and your post reach will skyrocket.

Eric Martindale from Suburban Street Trading Company, LLC
1 Local Recommends Them • Reviewed on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

It has to be managed closely. Unhappy customers often go to Facebook first to complain. If you aren't responding promptly and meaningfully, it can be very detrimental. It is also an expensive undertaking. You'll need to post regularly. If you aren't, it can make your business look stale and irrelevant.

Charles White from ReNew Hard Surface Restoration, LLC
1 Local Recommends Them • Reviewed on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

I really utilize Facebook quite a bit. I have a business page, and do some advertising as well. I have had very good response, and the cost even when advertising is very low. There really are no Con's. I have not really used other forms of social media.

Shawntee Day from Smiling Fox Forge LLC
0 Locals Recommend Them • Reviewed on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

We really like Facebook for social media. It is very easy to update, add pictures and let our Customer's know what's happening with our shop.

Jeremy Redlinger from Concrete Internet Marketing
2 Locals Recommend Them • Reviewed on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

People on Facebook will not engage with a Facebook page that is full of shared content. (ie... sharing a link from an article on a website) What people on Facebook want is to get to know you. I find that posting pictures of the business, people at work, success stories and things of that nature work best. You can sprinkle in a news article here and there but try to keep it personal.

Additionally, Facebook is a great way to build a strong online reputation. I suggest implement an online reputation management strategy that helps you get reviews and monitors... (more)

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