Friday, July 27, 2012

The Joke Is On Me

Yep, finally bowed to the pressures of marketing a virtual business and registered at Facebook.   All of you who heard me insist you would never in a million years find me there, feel free to laugh your heads off.  I still don't like it, in fact that is not nearly strong enough to convey how I feel about FB, but even I'm not stupid enough not to realize that if you want to market your work, you have to have a presence there.  So, here I am, kicking and screaming while being dragged into this bold, new world.  I blog, I tweet, I flickr and now I facebook.   Now I have to figure out how to get the little "Like Me" thingy here on the blog.   Anyone know?  I couldn't find the app or whatever anywhere on FB.  

I have uploaded my Etsy shop to Facebook, so check it out and let me know how it looks.   I admit, it is taking some getting used to for me.   I don't like change!  I don't like change!  LOL

So, I would love for you to stop by and visit my page, look at my profile, and make me a friend or like my page.   Please.  Otherwise, I'll feel even more of a hypocrite.   

Now, off to check out Google AdWords.... Hee Hee.  

Lynda Moseley at FB

Thanks so much, friends!


JuLee said...

I know just what you mean about kicking and screaming. I swore I would never do FB, and now I am on it (I only "friend" people I know so I don't have very many yet). I had to do it in order to get Pinterest. I can understand it from the marketing standpoint though. I still don't tweet but I suppose if I ever get my Esty shop set up, I will have to do that too.

lunedreams said...

I totally poo-pooed everything online when I first started selling jewelry, but now I can say that Facebook has been hands down the best marketing vehicle I have ever used, and it's free to boot!! I have sold stuff straight off of Facebook. I think it's especially valuable if you make components. A Facebook business page gets a lot of exposure. You might consider joining some Facebook jewelry groups--huge market for components. Creative Bead Chat is a very large group. And people would be KNOCKED OUT by your stuff!!

JuLee said...

I have been following you on FB since you started and I must say, for someone who was kicking all the way there, you are kicking b**t on it. I am very impressed with how quickly you have adapted and all the great pix you have been posting. You go, girl!

Diva Designs Jewelry said...

Thanks so much, ladies. I had a very, very bad experience with FB several years ago, and I swore I would never go back. Someone hijacked my account and posted porn on it, and I could not get the admins to close the account. They were totally uncooperative, and it really ticked me off. But, FB is the way of the future, or rather, the future is now and it is FB and if you have a shop online and hope to be successful, you have to be a part of it.

Kiersten, I did join CBC and some other polymer groups and I am thinking of starting my own group, too. Thanks for the tip!

JuLee, thanks so much. My sister-in-law helped me, all credit goes to her! LOL :)