Facebook Places was launched late last year for the iPhone and has since expanded so that you can use Places on touch.facebook.com or the Facebook App for BlackBerry, Android, HP webOS or Windows Phone 7. If you're not familiar with Facebook Places and would like more information, visit the Facebook website or this article we ran across when Places was first released. Originally there wasn't much incentive for users to use Places, but now Facebook has followed up with a beta version of a program called Facebook Deals.
How to Build Business with Facebook Deals from Entrepreneur provides a lot of informaion on Deals and why it can be such a valuable tool for any small business. The article describes how Deals offers four different types of deals.
- Individual Deal
- Friend Deal
- Loyalty Deal
- Charity Deal
Allowing four different types of deals greatly increases the options available for any small business owner. Don't miss the link at the bottom of the article that will take you to the Facebook website so you can set up Facebook Deals for your business.