Facebook Auto Removed Fake likes from Pages : How will this effect your brand?

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Why Facebook cares about fake likes ?

Likes created by fake accounts or people without real intent are bad for people on Facebook, advertisers and Facebook itself.
Facebook has a  strong incentive to aggressively go after the bad actors behind fake likes, because businesses and people who use our platform want real connections and results. Businesses won’t achieve results and could end up doing less business on Facebook if the people they’re connected to aren’t real. It’s in their best interest to make sure that interactions are authentic, so they have a number of teams that detect fraudulent activity and shut it down.

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Social Media Strategy Process Simplified in 8 steps

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With all the new tools and platforms constantly emerging, it’s very easy to get fall into the trap of thinking about social media through a tactical prism instead of a strategic one.The best social media strategic plans are tools-agnostic, and set forth objectives and metrics that supersede any particular social venue.

This 8-step guide will allow individuals and businesses to get the most out of their social media efforts by helping them identify, plan and execute their social media goals. Complete content strategy checklists, perform a social media business survey, and much more with the help of this simple, hands-on guide.

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7 tips on How to market a business on Facebook

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Facebook launched back in 2004 and it become the most successful social networking site to date! Over the years many things have been introduced to enhance the Facebook experience and they must be doing something right because today it has approx. 1.8 billion users! But how easy is it for a business to tap into Facebook? It would be foolish not to which is why I’ve used below Infographic which provides 7 tips using facts and statistics to help you promote your business on Facebook. 

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6 Facebook contests which will boost your engagement

Photos and videos are great for sustaining interest in your brand on Facebook, but to incentivize people to share about and engage with your Page, a contest is what you need. On digging on the subject of why people “Like” and “Engage” with brands on Facebook, found a great study by market research company Lab42. The top reasons people “Like” a brand on Facebook are promotions/discounts (34% of respondents) and free giveaways (21% of respondents), respectively. And the top reason people said they interacted with a brand on Facebook is to print off coupons. There are top 6 returns on investment (ROIs) which brands achieve by running contests that make them their secret weapon for engagement on Facebook.

1. Increase Fan Base

When you run a great contest that is attractive to your target market, be sure to like-gate it. What is like-gating, you ask? Like-gating is when a potential entrant must ‘like’ your Facebook page in order to take part in the contest you are running. Aircel_Likegate   This is a common practice for many businesses who use contests. If your contest resonates well with your market, a simple ‘like’ to your page will not lead them away. In fact, if the contest really connects, your potential entrant would be more than willing to take the extra step in liking your page. The contestant may even feel a closer emotional bond with your brand by your ask. A contest that connects is good marketing.

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