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How to grow an audience on Facebook?

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by samiejg, Apr 4, 2015.

  1. samiejg

    samiejg Senior Member

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    I'm trying to figure out how to make viral videos on Facebook, but from what I understand, I need to have an audience. Do you guys have any suggestions on how to get an audience on Facebook? Like I created an account to promote videos on but there are no friends at the moment. Assuming I need to figure out a way to get friends as well as followers.
     
  2. itsromanorc

    itsromanorc Regular Member

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    You could post the video on your facebook profile and ask your friends to share it. Also include your facebook page in there so people can visit the page to view more videos. Constantly update the page, the audience will come. :)
     
  3. nanavlad

    nanavlad Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You need to invite people to be your friends
    Look in groups and pages for people who are active and interested in your niche

    Don't over do it, if its a new account don't invite more than about 15 people a day
    for a few day then take a break. FB have really tightened up on this, so unless its a real account
    and you have id etc. You will be asked for a security check, if you go too fast.
     
  4. peepin2me

    peepin2me Regular Member

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    Use Facebook ads to build up the audience first.
     
  5. bitname

    bitname Newbie

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    I recommend that you create a facebook page instead of a profile. user accounts are not meant for business.
     
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    Pixxel Newbie

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    I think buying accounts is not a sustainable solution.
     
  7. bitname

    bitname Newbie

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    Nobody mentioned buying accounts
     
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    Nonilol Elite Member

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    Since facebook added the subscribe button, it works pretty well for business. Especially because its much more personal compared to a fanpage.
    Bad thing is there is no analytics for facebook profiles.
     
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    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    How about try using a FB viral plugin that will make a user share and like before viewing the video?
     
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    jrgraffix Newbie

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    The ads are fairly cheap, and in my experience, pretty effective.
     
  11. sandiego6

    sandiego6 Newbie

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    Yeah using ads to bring more traffic works very well in my case!
     
  12. jak19

    jak19 Elite Member

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    are ads really the answer ? never had great success there
     
  13. narkom

    narkom Registered Member

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    If you have new account built solely for promoting your videos but you already have a personal Facebook account with hundreds of friends you can build a strong audience for your business page from your existing personal friends. First invite them to like or follow your page. If you have good relationship with them and they trust you they will easily follow your page. The best thing to do to gain followers without having to persuade them is to post quality content on your page. Keep posting informative, entertaining and educational videos and you arouse the curiosity of people.
     
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    Anik2020 Newbie

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    Especially if you want huge audience on facebook,you must need to invite your friends.And Also you can buy audience from facebook with boost your post or video.
     
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    -Pay for advertising on Facebook

    -Be transparent, helpful, and accessible


    -Share behind-the-scenes content


    -Engage your audience with questions


    -Share self-explanatory pictures and visual content