Archive for Facebook
I think we can all say that Facebook is one of the most powerful social sites out right now. Having more people than some small countries, I would have to admit that is pretty big. You have so much potential to build relationships with people, you might never meet, but I see a lot of people treating as if it were a swap meet sale. Everybody wants to sell you something, and never even take the time to get to know you. I think this is a big mistake that most people are making out there right now. Facebook could be one of the best tools out there to get your message across, if you do it properly.
First thing you don’t want to do is have a logo of your company in the profile picture. I love Todd Falcone site of Buzzy Boxer, who said its Facebook, Not Logobook. He is right; people want to see your face and who they are doing business with, not the picture of your company’s logo, or product.
Also if you are blasting your business all over your page, and telling people what your company is and thinking that will get you exposure, it won’t. Also if people would be interested in it, they will take your company name put into Google, and see somebody with a site made for it already, and ended up signing with them, because they have a better presence then you did. Either way it’s a bad way to attract people to your opportunity.
I think this one is the worst of all, and that is taking a video, presentation, or a conference call number and tagging into some of the bigger people in the industry, just hoping they will join your company or deal. Believe me if you are doing that, you will get deleted as friend faster, then having them signup in your deal. That is bad in general, and I would never do that. Those people might be just nice of enough to give you a couple minutes of their time, and that could help you turn your business around if it’s not going well.
Last thing I will say, if people see you doing these things, do you think they are thinking to themselves, is this person doing good or bad in their business? I guarantee you; they are thinking this person is not doing well, and if they like your business, they will find somebody on Google who is doing well, and has their stuff together.
I hope this helps people, I really want to see everyone do well in this industry, and there is so many things we can do to make things better for all of us. Remember building a relationship with someone online, and getting to know them, will get a lot further then trying to sell them something the first time you meet them.
It has been amazing vacation away from business and everything else. I have been taking sometime to figure out my new plan for 2010 and what I want to offer as value to others in the Network Marketing Industry. Now I know as you are reading this you are probably thinking that so many people are saying they have some secret for Facebook, and they might have a legitimate claim.
One thing this is not, is some secret on how to make your page look better. These are some things I’m using on a day-to day basis and have been teaching others in my team to do the same and have seen really good results.
Also if you haven’t learn some of the strategies that are out there about getting friends, finding like minded people, and etc. Then you might want to comment on here and I will send you some info on that very thing. This is for people who are doing those things already and they are looking to turn those friends into potential business partners.
Now the one thing you don’t want to do is send people messages about whatever business you’re doing, I see that all the time, and I know that they are not getting results from that. People hate to be solicited, and they will ignore you from that time being even if your business is the greatest in the world.
You need to ask yourself this question, how am I going to be different then the millions of people out there doing the same thing?
I have been in relationship sells for a long time and I have learned something about how people like to be approached throughout that time. First of all people like to be talked to, not sold too. Learn how to build relationships with people, and see what they are into. People love to talk about themselves and want to tell what they accomplished, so listen.
The more you learn how not to sell people things the faster your business will grow, because people will not feel as if they need to guard themselves from you. Facebook is such a great way to meet so many people that you would never be able to meet other wise. Treat that relationship as if it were a personal friend that you knew your whole life.
Now I know you are saying what is the secret, quit rambling right?
The first part to the secret is this, when you see people on, chat with them using this exact tool that I just gave you, and see how people will be more open with you, and be unguarded. Now in the coming days I’m going to record a chat with someone’s permission, and show you some of the questions that I ask to get people to not just look at my business, but have them calling me on a daily basis.
I guarantee if you learn how to do this simple thing, it will help you achieve better results with the people who you are chatting with on Facebook.
So think about this and let it sink in, I look forward to hearing about some positive back on how you use it this, and how it worked for you.