6 Ways to Get Facebook Fans Before Bedtime

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There are a millions ways that a page could get Facebook fans. So it is crucial that you keep yourself from going into Information Overload. Don’t let all the information out there keep you from implementing something right now! Keep it simple, and always take action.

So, let’s look at 6 ways to get Facebook fans to your fan page before bedtime…

Create a Custom Landing Page

Harry Potter Facebook Fan Page

Harry Potter's Fan Page displays a great custom tab to new get Facebook fans.

A custom Landing Tab is the most powerful technique to get Facebook fans to your Fan Page. Since Facebook’s switch from their older FBML code in early 2011 to the new iFrames setup, you can insert any HTML code directly onto your Fan Page.

Leverage this ability to offer exclusive deals, embed videos, or even copy an entire page of your website directly into Facebook for your new visitors to view when they first find your page.

To learn more about custom landing tabs and how to create them to get Facebook fans, check out Fan Page Design for Dummies.

Ask Visitors to Take Action

Give your visitors a good “Call-to-action”. Don’t just let new visitors land on your beautiful new custom tab, ask them to take the next step take an action you would like them to take. Direct your visitors to do what you would like, or you are likely to miss out on getting more Facebook fans.

Communicate the value of your page

Under Armour Custom Fan Page

"Like" Under Armour for Exclusive Content

Give a clear answer to the question, “Why should I ‘Like’ this page?”.

Communicate the value your new visitor will receive by clicking “Like” on your page. Below is a great example from Under Armour. Right under their “Call-to-Action”, Under Armour reminds their users that they are clicking Like to receive “Exclusive UA content!”.

Perfect way to get Facebook fans from the existing traffic on your fan page.

Interaction Make the Heart Grow Fonder

Offer your fans great, interactive content. The more “stuff” there is for your user to read, watch, or click, the more trust they will place into your brand.

Embed videos, create surveys, anything you can do to keep the user on your page longer. The longer the user is on your page, the higher the probability that you will get Facebook fans faster than ever.

For great info on how to do much of this custom work, click here.

Offer Free Stuff to New Fans

Who doesn’t like free stuff?? Offering a free gift in exchange for clicking “Like” is a great way to make interested visitors into devoted fans.

You don’t have to look far to find great examples of how a small giveaway on Facebook can work wonders for your brand. Everyone loves free stuff, and offering something small (but relevant to your audience, and of value), to new visitors is a great way to get Facebook fans with just one small change.

Facebook has SEO?!

Phiten Custom Facebook Fan Page

Rank your Fan Page in Google?? Just fill out your Fan Page.

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, and yes, Facebook has it. Using simple SEO techniques on your fan page’s Info tab can be a great way to leverage Facebook SEO to get Facebook fans practically out of thin air.

Insert popular keywords, relevant to your market, and start optimizing your Facebook fan page for Google and all the best search engines.

Learn more about Facebook SEO and how you can use it to get Facebook fans to your fan page here.

Check out popular baseball brand, Phiten, and how they used their info tab to enter links & keyword-rich text to get Facebook fans using quick, simple on-page SEO techniques.

 

Want more on getting Facebook Fans? Head over to our YouTube channel and check out some tutorials we have to help you get Facebook fans simply, quickly, and effectively.

Workshop Wednesday: Get More Fans with Your Email Signature

If you’re trying to get more fans to visit your facebook fan page, there’s a little plugin you need to know about if you’re using Gmail, Yahoo Mail, AOL, or any other web-based email client. It’s called WiseStamp.

How many emails do you send per day? Probably too many, like the rest of us. And how many emails have you seen with over-sized and unattractive email signatures that doing everything except get you to click on them? Well, those days are over.

WiseStamp gives the average business owner, blogger, or online marketer the chance to have an attractive and high-performing email signature that not only catches the reader’s eye but also keeps everyone up to date on the company’s latest social updates.

With WiseStamp, you can insert a quick link and/or icon to all of your social media hot-spots, embed your own rss feed, include your latest tweets, and the list goes on. Completely customize your email signature with fonts, text sizes, colors, links, images, and icons in order to create the perfect closing to every email you send out.

There’s not a better free way to get more facebook fans than going after everyone you already have a relationship with.

Having a special sale? Edit your signature with a few clicks of the mouse and let everyone know about it. Free advertising.

WiseStamp also has a great installation guide in case you get a little lost, but I doubt that’s going to happen because this plugin is super easy to use and install.

Even Outlook users should stay tuned because WiseStamp is currently working on a new release for everyone not using web-based email applications.

Go grab WiseStamp now and start connecting with your current clients and leads and start adding them to your facebook fan following.

If you’re looking for even more great ways to increase your facebook fans and start driving sales right from your fan page, you should take a look at one of our newest facebook trainings, where I guarantee your fans will skyrocket in just a few days.