Inc.'s 20 Awesome
Facebook Fan Pages
These 20 companies demonstrate Facebook done right. With active discussions, lively photos and videos, and custom content-;these pages are converting thousands of loyal fans into buying customers.
When Facebook announced its latest business page upgrade, it wasn?t to frustrate you?turns out the upgrade does wonders for business pages.
Facebook is a key online marketing tool for businesses-;if utilized to its fullest it can drive increased traffic to your website, generate additional sales, promote brand recognition and loyalty, and provide you with a direct communication link to your clients and customers. Here's 20 companies-;chosen from nominations by entrepreneurs, social media experts, Inc. editors, and Facebook-;that we think have awesome fan pages. Vote for your favorites by clicking the "Like" button on this page.
Steve Spangler Science
With an animated video, fun photos, and intriguing merchandise for sale-;such as a bacteria growing kit and Insta-snow-;Spangler is a unique example of what one individual can do on Facebook to promote his or her personal brand.
Steve Spangler Science is a Denver-based company that provides students, teachers, and parents innovative, fun ways to learn science by creating educational toys and conducting scientific experiments. Founded by author, teacher, and toy designer, Steve Spangler, the company has created more than 140 educational toys and has been growing its Facebook presence with a little more than 10,000 fans. "[Facebook] is the perfect platform for our customers to interact," Spangler says. "It literally gives us 24-hours-a-day access.' Spangler, who's celebrating his 20th year in business, makes it a point to maintain the Facebook page and says the best way to be effective is to listen to his customers. "So much so," he says, "we've now hired a full-time person that does nothing but listen…and every morning we get a rundown of who said what [on] Twitter, Facbook, and blogs."