Why would Facebook be an important tool for businesses?

Facebook Facts
  1. Facebook has at least 800,000,000 members worldwide.  http://ansonalex.com/infographics/12-interesting-computer-facts-for-2012-infographic/
  2. 1 out of every 13 people on earth are members of Facebook  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68VP0wxyGsQ
  3. Every day...400,000,000 people log into Facebook and check their wall and friends
  4. Every day...700,000 NEW people join Facebook!
  5. A Facebook link is added to 10,000 new websites every day.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68VP0wxyGsQ
  6. The average Facebook user has 130 friends  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68VP0wxyGsQ
  7. 71% of all Americans are on Facebook  http://www.drewsmarketingminute.com/2011/03/facebook-user-statistics-infographic.html
  8. 1 out of 5 views of all web pages is a Facebook page  http://www.thesocialmediatoday.com/facebook-2012-some-interesting-facts-infographics/
Facebook Growth in 2012
via: PageTraffic Buzz
via: PageTraffic Buzz
via: PageTraffic Buzz
via: PageTraffic Buzz
via: PageTraffic Buzz
via: PageTraffic Buzz
returning Users (yellow), new users (blue)
via: PageTraffic Buzz
via: PageTraffic Buzz

Top Brand Names and their Facebook Followers
via: Statista

Google Light Blue
via: Statista

How could Facebook be used in Churches?

Advantages of Facebook for Churches
  • Churches have a need to communicate with their members.
    1. Birth announcements
    2. Baptism announcements
    3. Sermons from the last mass or service
    4. the church calendar
    5. Any other important announcements that church needs to make to members
  • The members of the church would join the Facebook page of the church.  This would mean they would get instant announcements of new things on that Facebook page.

How would Facebook be useful for restaurants?

Advantages of Facebook for Restaurants
  1. Post the menu online
  2. If food is delivered post the information about it
  3. Post offers and coupons on discounted food to bring customers in
  4. Post pictures of some of the dishes
  5. Post pictures of the owner and people who work there
  6. Post any special days of festivals or celebrations

How would Facebook be useful to Retail Stores?

Advantages of Facebook for Retail Stores
  1. Posts of the store and its location
  2. Post any special sales
  3. Post any new items that arrive
  4. Post the hours of operation
  5. Get messages from any dissatisfied customers as well as satisfied customers quickly

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