Facebook has now emerged as a main stream Social Media Platform for almost all the people around the world. It popularity can be largely be guessed by seeing its Alexa ranking which is now #3 after Google #1 and Yahoo #2. I guess it will be # 2 after 1-2 years but that’s not the point.
The point is the amount of traffic you will be generating to your site when you use facebook as a platform for promotion of your blogs and websites (not spam it). Imagine the amount of traffic when you blog posts will hit the live activity stream of each of your friends home page on facebook. It has other advantages also beside just creating the buzz, it will help your blog/blog posts to get indexed fast by search engines. It can also help make your posts go Viral among your friends and Fans but it usually depends upon the content. Facebook has become an important tool for Social Media Marketing these days.
In this post I am going to jot down the Ways in which Facebook can be used to spread the word around for your websites and blog posts (blogs).
- Networked Blogs – It is the most easiest ways to get your blog posts show up in the activity stream of your and your friends. It is a facebook application which can be add to your profile just like the normal apps. It can be found at http://apps.facebook.com/blognetworks/. After going to this link you will find an option of ADD YOUR BLOG click it and add your blog feed or URL that you want to import in. This app also provides a Widget which you can place on your blog or website to show and gain more fan following. This widget also can be used to declare that you are an author of this blog. You can control which blog posts are shared and which are not. You can also become the fans of other blogs whic you find informative and useful. The benefit of this App. is that it creates a link that refers to your original post on your website. Continue reading