As of today I use Facebook for 80% in my recruiting process, I get these questions pretty often:
- How do I build my profile if I’m not on Facebook already?
- How do I start gaining followers?
- What, when, and how do I post?
I know some people get a little weird about adding people to you Facebook page.
But, here’s the thing, if you’re building a business, then your social playground is right there on Facebook.
Facebook is a social neighborhood, a social hangout, and people want friends.
So don’t feel weird friending other people’s friends.
They’re going to see that you have a mutual acquaintance, and that’s what people want.
They want more friends, so it’s totally okay.
I actually had a coaching client recently walk me through her Facebook page and we had to keep scrolling down her page to find an actual picture of her.
You want to use a professional photo of you.
I get it..... We love our children. We love our dogs. We love certain recipes but this is not the place to show them off..
You have to show YOU!
You are a professional network marketer and you want to show them who they’re doing business with.
Since I started my business and especially doing so online, I have always made my profile picture just me or on occasion me with my daughter to show my family values but it always predominantly me.
What do you stand for?
For your cover photo, you want to use a photo that shows what you stand for, what you’re about.
Whether it’s a beach picture a travel photo, whatever it is – it’s showing your lifestyle.
Your cover photo should be a lifestyle or a positive statement., but make sure it is an autentic representation of YOU.
Complete the introduction section of your profile and let people know who you are and what you’re all about.
It’s the portion to the left, underneath your profile.
My intro includes what I stand for –
Own your life! Be unstoppable!
And my website address.
If you have a website, make sure you put it right there.
I have a Facebook “fan”/business Page, so I have that in the employment section of my bio with a link to that page.
At the bottom, this is where I let people into my life. It’s five pictures I selected that shows family, friends, awards, things I love to do.
This is all about showing people who are you…your life.
Some people are split on this, because they may be really personal.
But you have to understand that you are in network marketing and you have to start opening up your world a little bit.
There are different ways you can post; public, just to friends, just to certain friends, however you want.
I always post public, whether it’s about me, my family or my kids.
It’s public, but you can easily switch from public to private.
When you post, to the right, you have the option of choosing whether it goes to everyone and is public, or you want to send it to a particular group of people.
Share this information with your team, because I have personally enrolled about 300 people and 80% of them came from Facebook, and this is how I did it.
So let me take you through some of my posts…
This is what we call a “power post.”
I'm talking about something great that happened to me in relation to my business.
I don't usually post much about my success on my friend profile page, I would normally post about maybe a colleague's promotion or other cool things that may have happened to others but I thought this created intrigue and curiosity which is what I wanted.
So, I created a power post about that, saying how cool it is that I have made it to a prestigious event. I still never mentioned much detail about my company or business.
This is a funny quote I decided to post, that got lots of likes, comments, and action.
You really want to have a blend of pictures, transformations, family images, memes with inspiration.
You want to ask people questions to ultimately lead into your product, but maybe not all the time.
You are creating curiosity
If you are in skin care you could talk about the 4 reasons you may be breaking out and offering a solution.
Short videos, clear pictures, recipes, quotes.
Maybe you learned something at a recent conference you attended – share it with your friends.
These are all things you can share on your personal page to show your life, to share your information.
You have to invite people into your life.
If you are building your business and that means inviting people in.
The thing is, when people start liking your stuff, especially when doing Facebook Live, showing transformation pictures and stories, that means they are showing interest.
When people start liking your stuff, especially when doing Facebook Live, showing transformation pictures, stories and your product, you want to reach out.
Once people liked my post, I reach out to them or message them and say…
“I saw that you liked my post. If you want to learn more about my product, I’m happy to fill you in.”
“If you know anybody looking for X, Y, and Z, I am looking for referrals.”
Right? Because we don’t want to leave that out.
That’s what I did.
I started reaching out and building relationships, friending other people’s friends.
They don’t accept?
No worries, it’s cool.
Everything you do, and you have to keep it positive.
If you are having a bad day, don’t do a Facebook Live, don’t do a post.
Another question I get is when to post.
I am on Bangkok Time, when in Thailand and London Time when in UK and I see really good results so a lot of it depends about the demographic of your audience. I would say my biggest demographic is people in the UK so between 8:00 or 9:00am and then around 11:30am, and then it picks up again around 8:00pm.
But that is something you will have to play around with and see what works for you,.
I try to post 3 to 4 times a day – an inspirational quote, a engagement post,, something funny my kids did, playing with my kids, a transformation picture, a congratulation to a friend.
All these tips and information takes time to implement and does not happen overnight.
The bottom line to all of this is…
Be who you want to attract to your company
That is who you must be.
You want to think, “who is it I am attracting to the company?” and be that.
So there you have it…
My 6 top tips.
I hope this helped.
If you found this to be valuable, share this with your team – especially to those who may need help knowing what to post, how to post, boosting their profile, etc.
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