The Fan Base is a valuable tool that detects if a visitor is a fan or not. If the person is already a fan then they will see no barrier. If they person is not a fan, and only a visitor, then a barrier will cover over the app with either images, texts, a video, or just a simple Like button. Once the visitor has clicked Like, the Fan Gate will automatically disappear and the visitor will have access to the app.
The Social Plugins are tools offered by Facebook that allows visitors of your website or blog to become a fan of your Facebook Page.
Implement a contest that will create interactions on your site and Facebook Page. It’s easy to do that will increase the number of your fans participating, and you can collect information that you ask them. You and your fans will both win something! You have the possibility to choose from how your fans answer the questions that you create: Text: Ask for specific information from your fans and let them respond with detailed answers. Checkboxes: Use a simple checkbox to create a direct list to choose from. Dropdown: When there are too many choices, a dropdown menu is perfect. Collect accurate data through a list, occupation is a great example. Unique Choice: Several choices with only one possible answer (radio button). Multiple Choice: Great to implement specific context among a large variety of different choices.
There are 6 types of contests to create:
Small tips to save you time :
It is important to become viral on your page. Virality is sharing your site on your Facebook Page Newsfeed in order for your fans to know what is happening.
As we have seen it is possible to share and showcase your content on Facebook easily but, did you know it’s also possible to share it outside of Facebook ? Guess how?
Facebook Ads will allow you to promote your posts as a form of advertising in order to better grab the attention of customers and their friends. Hopefully turning them in Fans!
Facebook Ads allow your content to be shared widely online, and will allow others to discover your page. Among the billions of potential fans, only your target fans should interest you. Facebook Ads allow you to target your ad by age, gender, geographical locations, but also according to their preferences (pages they have liked previously).
It is a powerful tool, paid of course, but highly recommended even if you are on a low budget.
Among the many features you can: