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To Facebook or not to Facebook?
Written by Amanda Ryder   

picture_2March 18, 2009 - To Facebook or not to Facebook is a question facing many business owners out there. On a personal level, Facebook promises to reconnect you old friends and present you with an opportunity to make new ones.

To Facebook or not to Facebook is a question facing many business owners out there. On a personal level, Facebook promises to reconnect you old friends and present you with an opportunity to make new ones. On a business level, Facebook has the power to get your business name out to the 10.6 million Canadians (or 32 per cent of the country’s population) who use Facebook.

Signing up for a Facebook business profile is pretty simple, but before you begin, there’s things you need to know. In order to get you off to a running start, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most informative web articles out there on the topic of business on Facebook.

Are you ready to be a Facebook’er? Do you want to create a company page? Check out this website:
http://www.facebook-for-small-business.php

Top ten business-building reasons to be active on Facebook: http://www.business.com/guides/facebook-for-business-building-6680/

Boosting web traffic with Facebook: http://www.facebooking101.com

One business owner’s experience with Facebook: http://thecaffeinatedblog.typepad.com/the_caffeinated_blog/2009/01/using-facebook-for-business-what-ive-learned.html

A newbie’s guide to Facebook by Computerworld: http://www.computerworld.com

A Business.com guide to Facebook:
http://www.business.com/guides/facebook-basics-for-your-business-1998

Facebook – should you sign up or stay away? A Computerworld editorial: http://www.computerworld.com

How to set up your brand on Facebook by Ecommerce-guide.com
http://www.ecommerce-guide.com/solutions

A Quick ‘n Dirty Guide to Setting up Social Media Monitoring
http://www.socialmediaexplorer.com/

Debunking Six Social Media Myths
http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/feb2009/tc20090218_335887.htm
 
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