But what about businesses more like yours -- B2B businesses?
Turns out there are many B2B businesses getting significant value out of Facebook.
On average, B2C businesses reach more people on Facebook, but there is a growing number of B2B companies that are reaching prospects and closing deals via Facebook. What type of businesses are we talking about?
To answer that question, we compiled 15 mini-case studies of successful B2B Facebook pages. You can see a preview of the case studies below, or
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So what can you learn from these business? Here are five lessons that stand out:
(1) Build an active wall
. An active wall creates social proof -- it's hard to fake, so it's a sign of a successful Facebook page and a successful business.
(2) Use photos
. Photos make your company and your products easier to understand.
(3) Use video.
Video makes your Facebook Page dynamic. Like, photography, it helps customer understand your product and get to know the people within your company.
(4) Highlight offline marketing.
Facebook is a dynamic, social platform for marketers to take advantage of -- but that doesn't mean that everything you feature on Facebook needs to be native to the web.
(5) Use calls to action.
Your Facebook Page should focus on engaging with visitors, but make sure you don't forget to include product information.