Monday, August 29, 2011

Using Facebook Deals and Places for Local Business

Two of the newer and lesser known features of Facebook (two features that could be especially handy for a small business) are its Facebook Deals and Facebook Places. On your business fan page, you can verify yourself as a representative for a given company, and then take full use of these new features.

With Facebook Places, you can create a 'place page' (different from the fan page) Facebook users can 'check in' to your business when they are purchasing a good or service. This update will be public to all of that user's friends so they know too that someone is checking out your business.

With Facebook Deals, you can advertise special deals and promotions, whether it is a one-time reward or a special to reward returning customers. Make sure you are up to date with the newest Facebook features designed to help small and large business alike!

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