How Do You Automatically Post Your Blog To Facebook?

Blogging - a great way to expand your centre of influence

Facebook allows you to quickly and easily import an external blog from another website. You can import it to your personal page or your business page.

 

Import Blog To Your Personal Page

1. Go to the main Notes application page by typing “Notes” into the search box at the top of the screen.

2. Click the Import a blog link on the right side of the page.

3. Enter the URL (web address) of your blog into the text box, and check the box underneath that states that you agree to our Terms of Use.

4. To complete the process, click on “Start Importing.” Once you do this, your previous posts will appear as notes and any new posts you make will automatically display.

Importing Blog To Facebook

 

Import Blog To Your Business Page

1. If you manage a number of  business pages, access your Page manager here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/manage/ or go directly to the desired business page newsfeed.

3. Click “Edit Page” beneath the Page profile picture.

4. Select “Applications” and a all the aplications will be displayed.

5. Next to “Notes” please click “Go to Application.”

5. On the bottom left hand side of the page select “Edit Import Settings”

6.The above screen will appear and all you have to is do steps 3 & 4 from importing blog to personal page.

If you have trouble importing your blog, go to Facebook Help Center which can be found be clicking on account which is to the top right side of your Facebook screen.

 

 

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12 Easy Ways To Accumulate ‘Likes’ For Your Facebook Business Page

Give incentives for visitors to 'Like' your Page

Now that you have built your Facebook Business Page, you need to grow the number of  persons who ‘Like’ your page and become part of your community. Here are a few ideas to get started.

1. Run a contest on your Page

This is a powerful tool to generate new fans quickly. Consider launching a simple contest in which ‘liking’ your Facebook page could lead to an award or a freebie. One of the most effective ways to accumulate Facebook “Likes” is by triggering some form of positive interaction from visitors to your Page.

2. Use your existing Personal Profile

Using your personal profile you can invite your friends from there to join your Page.

3. Promote with your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is another great option to use to get exposure for your Page. You can add the link to your LinkedIn profile in the same section where you added your company’s website.

4. Promote with press releases

Create a press release to announce your new Page and send to the local papers, both online and off line publications.

5. Put link on all printed material

Make sure to add the link to your Page on you business cards, flyers, brochures, banners for trade shows and expo.

6. Promote in your email signature

Put a link to your Page in your email signature and use it in any online forums you might be involved in.

7. Advertise on other people’s websites or blogs

You can create Banners ads and have other people use these to promote your Page.

8. Facebook  advertising

Facebook Ads are created right through Facebook and can be a very effective way to promote your Page. These ads are not free but can be targeted to a very specific audience based on information they provide to Facebook!

9. Word of mouth or at live events

Invite people your meet at networking events and other such activities to join your community.

10. Craiglist and other classified sites

Use the ‘announcement’ section of Craigslist or backpages.com and post a FREE classified ad pointing back to your Page

11. Create a customized landing page tab on Facebook

Create a customized landing page tab on your Facebook page, if you haven’t done so already. Use this piece of online real estate to call people to action the way you would on your site. Here are two FREE sites that will allow you to create customized Facebook Business tabs, Tabsite and Pagemodo.

12. Encourage influencers of  your industry to join your Page

Start by researching your industry for the thought leaders you want to connect with. Showing attention to these influencers is strong enough to get the relationship going. You can do that by either addressing them directly on social networks or mentioning them in a blog post or in a video you post to your website of Facebook business page. The chances are they will notice you and respond positively by ‘Liking’ your Page.

Do share with us ways in which you have been promoting your Facebook Business Page.

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