Cross-posted from Jon Loomer

Last week, I received the following question from a reader about buying Facebook Likes:

What about buying likes outright? We’re thinking about buying 500 or so likes through a service like “buyilikes.” We would do it because we want to portray ourselves as an established company providing high end services, and ~40 likes shoots us in the foot. Will buying likes of fake people cause any harm?

It’s a question I get often. The short answer: No way. Don’t do it. Don’t buy Likes. Anything that doesn’t bring in an authentic “fan” won’t help you.

Today, let’s cover…
Why Brands Buy Facebook Likes;Why You Shouldn’t Buy Facebook Likes; andAlternatives to Buying Facebook LikesBy the end of this post, I hope to not only convince you that it’s a terrible idea to buy Facebook Likes, but to help educate you on productive, easy and cost effective ways of increasing your Likes while maintaining your dignity.  [Full article ...]

Poster's note: Delaware Bikes' popularity on Facebook is 100% the result of folks who genuinely find us - whether at tabling events or on-line - and choose to like us.

Delaware Bikes had a very productive tabling experience at the 2014 Delaware Bike/Walk Summit, where we unveiled the "Newark to Wilmington Bikeway" proposal.

Cross-posted from Jon Loomer

Last week, I received the following question from a reader about buying Facebook Likes:

What about buying likes outright? We’re thinking about buying 500 or so likes through a service like “buyilikes.” We would do it because we want to portray ourselves as an established company providing high end services, and ~40 likes shoots us in the foot. Will buying likes of fake people cause any harm?

It’s a question I get often. The short answer: No way. Don’t do it. Don’t buy Likes. Anything that doesn’t bring in an authentic “fan” won’t help you.

Today, let’s cover…
Why Brands Buy Facebook Likes;Why You Shouldn’t Buy Facebook Likes; andAlternatives to Buying Facebook LikesBy the end of this post, I hope to not only convince you that it’s a terrible idea to buy Facebook Likes, but to help educate you on productive, easy and cost effective ways of increasing your Likes while maintaining your dignity.  [Full article ...]

Poster's note: Delaware Bikes' popularity on Facebook is 100% the result of folks who genuinely find us - whether at tabling events or on-line - and choose to like us.

Delaware Bikes had a very productive tabling experience at the 2014 Delaware Bike/Walk Summit, where we unveiled the "Newark to Wilmington Bikeway" proposal.