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As with any type of content, it’s important to post valuable information to your target audience. It’s a fine line between posting too frequently, not enough and just the proper amount.

How Often Should You Post On Your Facebook Business Page?

There is no magic answer, however your goal is to stay on your target audience’s radar. Posting only once or twice a week places you at risk of losing your followers. Placing content every day can be considered overkill, especially when your posts don’t provide useful, entertaining information. I’ve found the sweet spot to posting 3 to 4 times per week. This has generally resulted in solid interaction while not overwhelming your followers.

I strongly suggest creating a social media calendar. Planning your posts in advance each week will help ensure you’re placing well thought out content as well as acting as a reminder to make certain you make the post.

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Facebook will even let you schedule a post in advance! This enables you to place all of your posts for the week or the month in one day, and select the exact date and time they will show up in your news feed:

  • Write your post, including a link back to your website and an image of your choosing.
  • Click the drop down arrow to the right of “Publish”.
  • Select “Schedule”.schedule-post
  • Choose the date and time you would like your post to appear in your timeline and click “Schedule”.scheduledpost
  • You will see a confirmation message—it’s that easy!scheduled-post-confirmation

Facebook will even let you schedule a post in advance! This enables you to place all of your posts for the week or the month in one day, and select the exact date and time they will show up in your news feed:

  • Write your post, including a link back to your website and an image of your choosing.
  • Click the drop down arrow to the right of “Publish”.
  • Select “Schedule”.

You’ll need to do more than post solid content in order to achieve the most from your Facebook Business Page. Next week I will explain the easiest, best way to gain followers for your Facebook Business Page.

If you would like to discuss how to get the most out of your social media accounts please feel free to call me directly at 301.416.7861.

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