I love Facebook. Really I do. So don't get me wrong, but using Facebook to build your business without the proper foundational internet tools, is preaching to the choir.
What? Facebook is essentially a gated community. Unless you are already "in", you are not going to see much in that neighborhood. The internet is "open", so how does someone find you there? You already know the answer.
FOLLOW ONE SIMPLE RULE: If it is interesting enough for Facebook, it should be on your blog first.
What's this "SEO" all about?
The following is from GOOGLE. So consider the source.
SEO is an acronym for "search engine optimization" or "search engine optimizer." Deciding to hire an SEO is a big decision that can potentially improve your site and save time, but you can also risk damage to your site and reputation. Make sure to research the potential advantages as well as the damage that an irresponsible SEO can do to your site. Many SEOs and other agencies and consultants provide useful services for website owners, including:
Keep in mind that the Google search results page includes organic search results and often paid advertisement (denoted as "Ads" or "Sponsored") as well. Advertising with Google won't have any effect on your site's presence in our search results. Google never accepts money to include or rank sites in our search results, and it costs nothing to appear in our organic search results. Free resources such as Webmaster Tools, the official Webmaster Central blog, and our discussion forum can provide you with a great deal of information about how to optimize your site for organic search.
Before beginning your search for an SEO, it's a great idea to become an educated consumer and get familiar with how search engines work. We recommend starting here:
Some useful questions to ask your Developer/Designer about SEO include:
Get your business on Google for Business. Google for Business gives you access to free tools that help your business get online, be found on Google Search and Maps and get closer to your customers. It’s the easiest way to manage your business across Google and it’s free.
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Let people find you! 97% of consumers search for local businesses online. Be there when they’re looking for you with a business listing - this is the easiest way to show up on Google Search and Maps.
What you need to know: