If you go to Facebook right now, most companies, from small-scale businesses to large enterprises have Facebook pages. With the market trends right now, not having one is foolish or for lack of a better word, lazy. Majority of these companies’ profits or losses depend on how much they have invested in an online presence. The same principle applies to your blog.
Facebook is quickly reaching the two billion user mark according to the statistics. Some people even have more than one Facebook account so; if you can make this number work to your advantage, then why not? Here is why you should have a Facebook page for your blog.
No limits on fans.
There is nowhere else you will find a sea of fans than Facebook. Sharing your blog link with people is a no-brainer. So, if you have one thousand friends on Facebook, you automatically have 1000 fans. They may not read it on the first day but if your links keep popping up in their newsfeeds, trust me, the will take notice and read; well provided that your content is the bomb.com.
Readers are more connected to you as a writer
Sharing information in your chosen field is your propriety as a blogger, most of the time, it is so much more. It is connecting with your fans and giving them what they need as opposed to what they want. Always respond when they talk to you. This way, they will see you as a trusted friend and follow you always.
You can share thoughts and links with each other easily
Facebook has a variety of ways to share information with friends. As a result, you will always have a way to keep in touch. It is also a plus to be where your readers are so that it is easy to find you when they have questions and queries. You can also message them personally to keep the conversation going. Facebook Messenger allows you to personally communicate with your friends in private.
Your readers promote your blog for you
When readers read your blog posts and like them, they will want their friends to read about it too by sharing. By doing this, they enable your blog to grow as well. They expand your reach and audience. You will find that more people read your stuff in no time.
More statistics to work with
Facebook does an analysis of your posts and lets you know which blog posts were most shared, viewed etc. as a result you are able to write posts that relate with your audience and are therefore enjoyable. Platforms like WordPress also have statistics where you can view audience response to different posts.
Since almost every industry professional is on Facebook, you have a variety of mentors and people you can interact and network with. they can offer insights and professional advice on how you can grow your blog and even remain relevant in the blogging world.
So, what are you waiting for? Hurry up and get that page going. Next time, we will be reading and sharing your success story.