Florette fabulous on Facebook

A fabulous example of a Facebook Page that demonstrates best practice in many areas is Florette, who sell prepared salads and fresh fruit throughout the UK.

visit Florette Facebook Page

Here are some learning points from their Page:

Cover photo – high impact Cover Photo highlighting the competition to win an iPad. The Cover Photo is changed regularly in line with the season or a competition. For example, a Halloween recipe was posted previously.

Extensive use of apps – there are tabs linking to 2 competitions, newsletter sign-up, Pinterest, recipes, a game and information on sustainability.

Message button – The Message button is enabled for Fans and visitors to communicate privately with the Page Admins.

Image based posts – Posts are more often than not image based or accompanied by an image or a high quality photo. They promote other Pages by sharing their useful content. For example, this one below from Love My Salad.

view How to Build A Salad post

Engaging posts – Here’s a great example of an engaging and fun Facebook post which at the time of writing (Monday 25 November) had received 93 Likes and 329 Comments.

view post asking people to put salad ingredients into movie titles

Use of ‘Highlighting’ – Some posts are ‘highlighted’ so they stretch across the Page for great prominence.

Asking Fans to upload photos – Fans were encouraged to upload photos of pumpkins and 52 people did so.

view full photo

Responding to Fans  – Florette responds to Fans questions and Comments in a timely manner throughout the Page.

Will you be adopting some of these best practices on your Page? Please let me know or post in the Comments below. 

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