Are you on Facebook?

You may have resistance to being connected to social media, and I would never recommend you do something for your business that’s way out of your comfort zone, because it will work against you in the long run.

However, you may be wondering if Facebook is a good place for you to explore new ways of being in touch with colleagues and letting people know about what you’re offering.

So here are a few of the many “Facebook Facts” that are running around the internet right now. I hope they will help you decide one way or the other, but the best thing you can do is get the decision off your plate!

  1. Over 80% of businesses today are using facebook.
  2. Women post 55% more often than men do.
  3. Facebook has more than 500 million active users.
  4. 50% of active users log on to Facebook in any given day.
  5. The average user has 130 friends.
  6. The average user is connected to 80 community pages, groups and events.
  7. More than one million websites have integrated with Facebook.
  8. Facebook fan pages have created more than 5.3 billion fans
  9. Facebook has more than 45 million active user groups.
  10. If Facebook were a country it would be the third largest country in the world.

Social Media are NOT going away. You don’ t have to use them, but you should be aware of the choice, and what your decision to join or not means, in terms of your business.

And if you’re there, and we’re not connected, please friend me!

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