Can you really build a Facebook business for FREE?

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You sure can!

I am building this page http://www.facebook.com/handcraftedgiftsnz as a pocket money project for my 8yr old girl using 100% FREE methods, no paid advertising apart from one giveaway I ran because I had a a piece donated to me which cost me $8 shipping and if I was being fair with numbers I am also donating the shop tab platform from my business which would have cost her $10/month

The page is about 3 months old and has made 14 sales as of today which vary from $5 - $30 profit per sale

Here's a brief overview of what I did...

1. Created a product

2. Identified my ideal customer.

3. Built my profile based on my ideal customer

4. Found, engaged and attracted my ideal customer to my page

5. Sold, Engaged, Lead Captured, Sold some more, and now I am about to rinse and repeat and sell some more

If you didn't catch the repetition of "ideal customer" in that list. Then take note because it is the key component to every step.

Over the following weeks I will be going over exactly how I did this via the video training library in my signature.

If there is anything you are struggling with now, leave a comment on my Facebook page and I will do my best to provide you an answer.

http://www.facebook.com/maditech
#build #business #facebook #free
  • Profile picture of the author erikeightsix
    i want that raffle app right now.
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    • Profile picture of the author webpeon
      Originally Posted by erikeightsix View Post

      i want that raffle app right now.
      It's not actually an app. It's a lead capture form inside an iframe tab I have people paying me to be on my raffle list lol.
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    What cool idea, rinse and repeat!
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  • Profile picture of the author ColeWriting
    Okay, this is pretty cool.
    I have to say that I am impressed with what you did with all the free software that is available.
    The key is the idea. Very very nice.
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    • Profile picture of the author webpeon
      Originally Posted by ColeWriting View Post

      Okay, this is pretty cool.
      I have to say that I am impressed with what you did with all the free software that is available.
      The key is the idea. Very very nice.
      Thanks mate, has been a bit of a challenge and the temptation to just throw some paid advertising at it has crossed my mind many times. It would definitely speed up growth and sales but I want to continue along the free route for a while just to show it can be done
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      • Profile picture of the author PerformanceMan
        Originally Posted by webpeon View Post

        Thanks mate, has been a bit of a challenge and the temptation to just throw some paid advertising at it has crossed my mind many times. It would definitely speed up growth and sales but I want to continue along the free route for a while just to show it can be done
        Cut the crap and start up Facebook Ads at once! You will be amazed at how much faster things go then. Start at $5 per day and target those same people.

        You have a great idea that is working. There's no need to be 'all organic.' As you're probably aware, no businesses survive without advertising.

        Good work
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        • Profile picture of the author webpeon
          Originally Posted by PerformanceMan View Post

          Cut the crap and start up Facebook Ads at once! You will be amazed at how much faster things go then. Start at $5 per day and target those same people.

          You have a great idea that is working. There's no need to be 'all organic.' As you're probably aware, no businesses survive without advertising.

          Good work
          Yeah I hear ya. But I wanted to prove it could be done for free or with minimal investment. Any business will grow faster the more money you throw at it, a millionaire could easily make another million but what about those that are just starting out with a $1. How do they get ahead without case studies like this?
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    • Profile picture of the author ManieE
      Amount of time spent on the project?
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      • Profile picture of the author webpeon
        Originally Posted by spagopizza View Post

        I have an 8 yo daughter too . I guess I have to think of something too
        Yup invest in the future my friend. Nothing but good will come from it.

        Originally Posted by ManieE View Post

        Amount of time spent on the project?
        Finding a sellable product took months, we literally rang around looking for artists and agents asking if we could sell there stuff for a small commission. People are ringing us now

        Nowadays about an hour or two a day, we don't work weekends. Most of the work involved is talking to people and replying to messages. Nothing that needs a degree anyway.
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  • Profile picture of the author spagopizza
    I have an 8 yo daughter too . I guess I have to think of something too
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