If your business has a promotional Facebook Fan Page, you’re probably already familiar with the Photos, Map, and Events apps that come standard with your Page, but did you know there’s a wide array of third-party Facebook apps offering additional functionality to choose from?
Adding an app or two can add excellent value to your Page, allowing your customers access to more information and ways to interact with your online presence.
Here are five of our favorites.
With this powerful app, an additional page can be completely customized using HTML code and images hosted on your own server. Use Static HTML to promote a sale or event, welcome your new fans, or provide your business’s story in a visually compelling way.
Tweets to Pages
If your business has a lively Twitter account, Tweets to Pages offers your Facebook fans who aren’t on Twitter a way to see the valuable content you’ve been posting. This excellent app displays your latest tweets and promotes cross-traffic between your social networking presences.
Reward your Facebook fans for loyalty by offering exclusive online coupons and promotions using a Coupons app. You can create Facebook fan-only coupons and limit your vouchers to one per fan. Coupons are a great reward for asking fans to share your Page with others.
Email Newsletter Sign-up
If your business has an email newsletter, increase your subscribers by adding an opt-in sign up form to your page. Vertical Response, Constant Contact, MailChimp, and Campaign Monitor all offer easy-to-use apps. If you use another service, Static HTML can also host a sign-up form.
Share your curated boards and pins with your Facebook Fans who aren’t on Pinterest for a more dynamic page with this easy-to install app. Pinterest has proven itself to be a powerhouse at generating click-throughs to posted content, providing a boost to site traffic.
by Deirdre Spencer, Senior Designer