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7 Facebook Post Ideas For Small Businesses

Last week, we spoke about getting your business on Facebook and the benefits of doing so. But, once you have your Facebook page set up, what should you post? What type of post gets the best engagement? And what kind of posts would work best for your audience? We’ve included a list of seven simple Facebook post ideas that are perfect for the small business owner.

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Getting Started With Facebook As A Small Business

I’m pretty sure that by now every one of us has heard of Facebook. Not only is it one of the biggest social media platforms in the world, but in recent years (and weeks) it has gained popularity and notoriety amongst individuals and small businesses alike.

Now, most business owners have a love-hate relationship with Facebook and admittedly it does have some areas that aren’t so popular, for example, many people dislike that the platform has become more ad based in recent years and it has become harder and harder to organically reach your audience on Facebook. However, this shouldn’t stop you from using the platform for your business because there are lots of great things about it too. For example, as one of the most popular social media outlets in the world, you have the opportunity to connect with lots and lots of people. Plus, it’s a social network that the less techy tend to feel more comfortable with as they have heard of it and most likely seen it being used by other friends or family members in the past. 

So, to help you find your way through Facebook we have a very simple guide to help.

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Business Review: Networking

Networking is often associated with the corporate world and tends to conjure up an image of high-flyers in business suits trying to move up the ranks and rub shoulders with other influential members of the industry. However, networking is an area that should be used by anyone with a business, including the self-employed small business owner. 

If you’ve already been networking this past year then this post might give you a few ideas of other areas that you could look into, but for those who have never considered networking a part of their business strategy, here is where to start. 

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Business Review: Business Plans

With a new year comes the need to refresh and renew and what better place to start than with a business plan. A good business plan is the cornerstone of every small business. It reminds you of your goals and intentions throughout the year and keeps you on track to achieve them. The key to keeping your business plan relevant is to review it often and reconsider your strategy to suit it. After all, you may find that while you were building your business your market or customers have changed. Here are four things to consider when reviewing your business plan: 

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Sales Plan

In tandem with your marketing plan, sales plans should ideally go in hand-in-hand as much as possible. One should support the other and vice-a-versa to present a coherent path for yourself and all customers to follow. This applies to your individual photography products right through to attracting corporate customers or large-scale, long-term projects.

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