Using the power of Facebook for your business

It was announced this week that Facebook has reached a massive 500 million users – making founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg a very happy man. Facebook’s popularity has really been gaining ground and in the US its actually more popular then Google. If Facebook were a country, it would be the third largest – which really gives you a scale of its enormity.

At Intertec, we recommend clients consider a Facebook Page as its free and can really help business connect to customers locally and internationally.

Below is a great article that really provides some handy tips for designing a Facebook Fan Page:

Despite its privacy issues, Facebook clearly has a key role in global Internet activity. It has become a kind of universal social network, being used for both personal and business needs. For many individuals, companies and organizations, Facebook has become an integral part of their branding strategy and promotional campaigns.

Facebook provides many tools for maximizing the effect of your presence on the social network, most of all by means of business pages, also known as fan pages. Using a variety of applications and Facebook API tools, one can get creative not only with the page content, but with the design, too.

In this post, we’ll give you an idea of how to use Facebook for your business and self-promotional efforts. Below, you will find best practices for custom Facebook fan page designs, with various approaches to creating an attractive, descriptive and engaging Facebook business page. In addition, the selection of tutorials and resources for Facebook fan page development might help you get started with your own effective Facebook presence.

For the full article go to Designing A Facebook Fan Page: Showcases, Tutorials, Resources.

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