The Brave Programmer - Blogging and coding
Not for the faint hearted
 

Blog Posts From The Brave Programmer

Minimize

Facebook reaches 175 million users.

Feb16

Written by:
2009/02/16 09:29 AM RssIcon

Just over a month ago Facebook announced that they reached 150 million active users. On Friday Facebook announced that they reached the 175 million mark.

Dave Morin, who runs Facebook's application platform team, announced the milestone Friday evening on his Twitter/FriendFeed. Facebook reached 150 million just more than two months after reaching 120 million and about four months after reaching 100 million.

That's close to a 14 million increase month on month. That's a huge increase. With such a huge amount of people, Facebook is becoming a online marketing dream. Gone are the days where Facebook was for teenagers and college students. Business is now getting in on the deal. The question is, what are you doing?

Business in South Africa today have to take a serious look at the opportunities that Facebook offers for marketing their brand and products. With 175 million users world wide it is a no-brainer.

Admittedly Facebook is not that strong in SA. But with a 600 000 - 700 000 user base, it is still a viable marketing option. But like everything in life, if not done correctly you can fall really far and really fast. As with any Social Networking platform, the key is credibility and relationships. Give before you take or ask.

Here are a 15 things to help you market on Facebook.

What is your business doing with Facebook?

Tags:
Categories:
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Blog Updates Via E-mail
 Blog Updates Via E-mail
Minimize

Do you want to receive blog updates via e-mail. Then just click on the link below. You will be redirected to Google's feed burner, where you can fill out a form. Supplying your e-mail address.

The subscription is managed entirely by Google's Feedburner. We cannot and do not collect your email address.

Subscribe to The Brave Programmer by Email

Print  
 

 

Latest Comments
 Latest Comments
Minimize
Powered by Disqus

Sign up with Disqus to enjoy a  surprise box of features

Print  
 
Blog Roll
 Blog Roll
Minimize
Print  
 
Categories
 Categories
Minimize
Print  
 
<h1>Search Blogs From The Brave Programmer</h1>
 

Search Blogs From The Brave Programmer

Minimize
Print  
 
Archive
 Archive
Minimize
Archive
<August 2017>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
303112345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
272829303112
3456789
Monthly
Go
Print  
 
<h1>News Feeds (RSS)</h1>
 

News Feeds (RSS)

Minimize
Print  
 

Follow robertbravery on Twitter

Blog Engage Blog Forum and Blogging Community, Free Blog Submissions and Blog Traffic, Blog Directory, Article Submissions, Blog Traffic

View Robert Bravery's profile on LinkedIn

Mybyte

 

Robert - Find me on Bloggers.com

Tags
 Tags
Minimize
Print  
 
Contact Us Now
 Contact Us Now
Minimize
 

Email  us now or call us on 082-413-1420,  to host your website.

We design and develop websites. We develop websites that make a difference. We do Dotnetnuke Module development.

Web Masters Around The World
Power By Ringsurf
Print