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Build Your Business Facebook Page & Promote It

Friday, January 15, 2010

Facebook isn't just for your personal friends. This can be a free tool to promote your business and dialogue with customers. The Brainerd Lakes Chamber hosted a one-hour class and webinar, poweder by Charter Business, providing step-by-step instructions for setting up your business on Facebook.

To view the Facebook Training Wheels Class PowerPoint and one-hour recorded webinar, visit the Chamber’s library page.

This is the first in a monthly series being taught by business leaders in the Chamber's Social Media/Online Networking Committee. The next class will be February 9 on LinkedIn, click here for more details, other upcoming sessions, and registration.

Once, your Facebook page is built promote it on your e-mail signature, website, and other communications. Click here for the official Facebook logo you can download to use. Save this to your desktop and follow these instructions to add the logo to your e-mail signature and have it link to your Facebook page: in Outlook go to “Tools” “Options”, “Mail Format” tab, click the “Signatures” button. You need to add the logo (saved to your desktop) and create a link, SAVE.

Following is the link for the ExploreBrainerdLakes Facebook page, you will have a specific url for your Facebook page as well: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Explore-Brainerd-Lakes/93326798267

I hope you will join us for an upcoming session!
Miranda Anderson, Event & Communications Director, manderson@explorebrainerdlakes.com

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2 Comments :

Blogger FranticMommy said...

I just listened to the FB training on the webinar and I learned quite a bit of new information. I also learned of about 4 people/businesses that I should connect to! FB Ads is very intriquing too. Bless Amy from Jewels Specialty Foods heart for her plug of Mom Squad too :)
Thanks for the great info.

January 21, 2010 at 9:55 AM  
Blogger Rod said...

How do you get a url (like the big companies) that's www.facebook.com/yourcompanyname?

January 24, 2010 at 9:40 AM  

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