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Can Facebook Help Grow Your Ecommerce Drop-Ship Business?

 
social media drop-shipIf sales seem to be lagging a little, have you thought of using social media marketing and Facebook to help grow your drop-ship business?

Many retailers and e-tailers are reporting slow downs in sales recently. Market analysts are attributing this slump to the spikes at the gas pump. With gasoline prices rising to over $3.00 a gallon for the first in two years, and now up to a national average of more than $3.50 a gallon; there doesn’t seem to be much doubt that this is definitely putting a dent in consumer spending.

After all, most of us have to buy gasoline to run our vehicles. If we are forced to spend more to fill up the tank, it usually means that we’ll have to cut back in other areas.

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So, if this consumer cash crunch is affecting your drop-ship business, maybe it’s time to take the plunge into social media if you have been putting it off for some reason.

Why Facebook?

Facebook is a good place to start a marketing campaign for someone just dipping a toe into the social media pool.

It currently has over 600 million active users. Wow. Any way you cut it, that’s a lot of potential customers!

Businesses large and small are flocking to Facebook to promote themselves and build their brand:

  • Lowe’s
  • Starbucks
  • Kelloggs
  • Nike
  • Harley Davidson
  • Pizza Hut
  • And thousands more!

Facebook is certainly the leading choice for companies wanting build their brand with social networking! Twitter is hot, too, but not keeping pace with Facebook.

How Much Does it Cost to Have a Facebook Business Page?

It’s FREE!

That’s right. You can create a Facebook business page without spending a cent. But, you can’t just build a page and then sit back and wait for people to start visiting.

Social media marketing, like everything else worth having, requires some effort and a commitment on your part. You must supply fresh, updated, valuable content on at least a daily basis.

It’s also a great idea to give people a reason to visit your Facebook business page by offering a nice little freebie such as an informative whitepaper or ebook, or better yet…..having a contest.

Try Facebook to rev up sales in your drop-ship business!

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Comments

I have been using facebook for some times now, though It has given me some result but not as much as I expect. It is a nice place to market for someone that is more social. 
 
Thanks.
Posted @ Tuesday, March 29, 2011 11:29 AM by free dropshipping
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