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A week ago Google plus launched Hangouts On Air service. Now Facebook added new service too. There is a debate either Facebook will start payable service or continue free service. After a long time we see a payable service by Facebook. It is the Promote Post feature service.

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Through Promote Post service 600 people will see your post in 3 days for only $5. Through this service more people will know about your post. This service started for the 1st time in new Zealand as an experiment. Now globally this service available for Facebook users. If you have Facebook page, you can start this service. Bloggers, business men, company etc. institutions will get benefit from this service.

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So what do you think guys – will the Facebook Promote Page Post feature get popularity?


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Naser @ Tech Blog June 3, 2012 at 6:54 pm

It is just like Facebook Page Promoter, which was successful in getting more fans to pages. So, this also may be successful.
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Ahsan@Tech Desighn June 3, 2012 at 7:18 pm

Facebook checked this Promote Post feature service as an experimented edition in New Zealand for last 2 months. So I think FB authority sure of its success. Thanks for comment :)
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Felicia June 4, 2012 at 6:33 pm

Hi Ahsan,
Without doubt this will be successful as the price is very affordable for such exposure. My only question is how come they always use New Zealand as a testing ground.


Sunil Prajapat June 4, 2012 at 9:57 pm

hey Ahsan. Today only i came across this feature when i was managing my FB Fan Page. its great that we can now even promote page posts too. But min. $5 for promotion price is a little too much dont you think so?
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Ahsan@Tech Desighn June 5, 2012 at 12:55 pm

For Asian people it seems high rate. But whoever wants to promote his article through safe marketing policy will certainly choose FB promote feature option. Anyway thanks for your thought :)
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Gautam Doddamani June 4, 2012 at 11:16 pm

yea i have seen this feature really helpful for ppl who want to drive traffic on a specific post..thanks for this post :)
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@IndiaCoupons4All June 5, 2012 at 8:10 pm

With proper configuring i guess we can get a CPC rate to about 0.08-0.10$ which means for 5$ we can get atleast about 50 clicks. Considering the CTR of about 5% which is very high the number of people viewing our ad would be about 1000 people viewing the ad. So as per this it seems a bit costly service.
What do you suggest?



Adrienne June 6, 2012 at 12:21 am

Hey Ahsan,

I heard that it was in prelaunch in New Zealand, testing the waters so to speak. So it’s finally arrived huh! Well, I’m not going to be paying $5 to get my info in front of just 600 people who may not be my target audience. Seems kind of silly to me but that’s just me.

Facebook ads would be a better way to go because you can then target the people you want to see your information.

Best of luck to those who participate. Thanks for sharing this though.

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Ahsan@Tech Desighn June 6, 2012 at 7:57 pm

Hi Adrienne,

I agree with your points. Facebook authority said that the post should be viewed to 600 people for $5. They have not said either it is targeted audience or ordinary audience. So Facebook ads is the better choice.

Thanks for adding your thought :)
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pierre June 16, 2012 at 8:20 pm

now the tests are over and the system has gone gone worldwide, very disappointed. i run facebook page with over 30K of followers, if I use the promote function, I get 10% more reach, all fine and good a few more likes of the post it self maybe not very significant amount al told, but if you look deeper I do not not gain new page likes actual I get a large increase i un-likes for my page. So why should i pay to prompt my post, I cant think of a reason, unless facebook actually promotes to Followers how actually like to see my post Ie. like the fist 10 to 15% who do for free anyway, why pay for more and shoot your self in the foot and loose followers of your page.


Molly Chipper July 1, 2012 at 9:32 am

Making facebook a payable service may sound like a good idea for the organization behind the networking site but there’s some backfire to be expected for it. There would be a rapid decrease in subscribers that I’m not even sure would stop any sooner after establishing that system.


Shemul49rmc@How To Tips July 25, 2012 at 12:34 am

I didn’t like it, now i have to give money for promoting my page, what if i have a page which is non profitable !
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