Congratulations! You’ve joined tens of millions of other businesses around the world by creating a Facebook Page for your business.
At this point, perhaps you’ve familiarized yourself with the layout of a Facebook business Page. Maybe you’ve populated it with some general contact information, a link to your website, and a profile and cover photo. You might’ve even published your very first Facebook post.
But, as you’ll soon discover, merely setting up your Page is only a small part of your Facebook strategy. How do you actually get people to visit it? How do you get them to Like it, engage with it, and become a part of your online community?
Check it out for a step-by-step guide for how to get your first 1,000 likes and continue to grow from that point on.
Invite all your Facebook Friends
Once you created your Facebook Page, after setting it up, you’ll get an option to invite all your Facebook friends connected to your Facebook Profile account. This is the best technique to get initial likes for your Facebook Page.
Post on your Facebook Page, what is best suitable for your audiences.
Start Advertising your Facebook Page & Posts
It’s cheaper to advertise on Facebook, select the right targeted audiences & promote your Facebook Posts & your Facebook Page to get likes for your Facebook Page.
If you get likes on your Facebook Posts, there’s again an option to invite the post likers to like your Facebook Page.
If you have a website, deploy social media icons on it, so that people can start liking your page.
Participate in other Groups & Facebook Pages.
You can participate by commenting into other Facebook Groups & niche Facebook Pages. Your comment should be made with your Facebook Page. A comment should be compelling & enticing so as to get views of your Facebook Page, which can further result in Like for your Facebook Page.
There are more ways to reach more people, such as if you do have a profile on say Quora, or any Social Sites, you can write your FB page URL in your profile, and answer to other questions, or ask questions related to your Brand niche.
Engage with other audiences through your Facebook Page.
Engagement is Key metrics to get Facebook Likes, Comments & Shares for your Facebook Page.
You can share your FB links as a signature to all your outgoing emails & SMS, put that link as your message on you WhatsApp to spike the interest of the ppl in your contact list.
In the infographic below from QuickSprout, entrepreneur and analytics expert Neil Patel illustrates what marketers can do to gain traction on Facebook and attract loyal fans, followers, and (eventually) customers.