Bestselling author, Brian Carter, shares tips to get your content seen on Facebook. The “dos and don’ts” to help you grow your Facebook community.
Brian Carter is the #1 bestselling author of The Like Economy, LinkedIn for Business, Facebook Marketing, and The Cowbell Principle. He is respected as an international authority on how organizations can generate bigger business results. He founded… The Carter Group, a boutique agency with world-class expertise using digital/social marketing and advertising to boost profits for growth-minded businesses. Brian has keynoted and developed marketing programs and strategies for companies of all sizes, including top 50 companies in the Fortune 500.
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Facebook Sharing “Dos and Don’ts”
Don’t focus too much on yourself or your company.
Don’t be too edgy.
Don’t be too obscure or niche.
Do make posts that give, inspire, advise, warn, amuse, or amaze.
Give via contests or deals.
Inspire and/or Advise by giving how-to tips and posts that help people overcome obstacles. Use photos and quotes.
Warn by giving important and relevant information to your audience.
Amusing use funny pictures and quotes but make sure they aren’t offensive.
Share Amazing facts and stories.
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