Lately there has been a huge influx of people adding themselves to your personal Facebook pages I bet. Well, maybe I don’t know for sure about you, but I have been getting over 200 a day.
Now, I love networking online so I go through and see how many friends we have in common and if there are enough that they seem to be legit I will accept them.
But there is a drawback to my method. I have slowly realised that someone somewhere had a brain wave (and shared it) that if you could add tons of people to your FB profile you could then SELL to them. This means that along with the new friends, I have been getting a lot of “Do I have an opportunity for you” messages or WORSE I have been added to product groups without my permission.
Now, there is a right way and a wrong way to make the most of FB and I don’t know who is giving them advice but they are doing it OH SO THE WRONG WAY.
In the hopes of helping anyone thinking of using this method, here are a few things NOT to do:
So what can you do? Try these tips:
So you are now thinking “But, how else do I sell?” The rule of thumb is 90/10: 90% good content and 10% selling. Provide value and the sales work is 90% done. Trust me.