There’s nothing worse than starting a new Facebook Page and having to beg your friends and family to “like my page” to get you off the mark. Nobody likes that guy and nobody wants to be that guy.
While it seems like a small thing, the truth is that if part of your Facebook strategy is to get page likes, then you need to start somewhere and if you have a page that already has a few thousand likes, more people are likely to also like you. After all, who wants to be the first person at a party?
With this in mind its no wonder there’s so many people purporting to have the answer to delivering cheap Facebook page likes, whether its buying them from bots on Fiverr or using some other shady technique.
Actually its really easy to get very cheap page likes, under $0.01 per like, in a safe way and from real users using Facebook Ads.
Whats the catch?
Well the only way to guarantee you’re going to get those rock bottom costs per like is to get target Facebook users in countries where your advertising dollars go much much further than they would in the US, UK or Western Europe. That does mean that the first people to like your page are going to be highly unlikely to be useful to you as an audience for promoting your products and services later. So if you’re going to use this tactic use it sparingly and only do it to get your fan page off the ground.
Here’s how its done
Step 1: Setup a new likes campaign and in Power Editor under audiences (ad set level) click the “Add bulk locations” link:
Step 2: Then paste the list of countries below into the window that opens:
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Federated States of Micronesia
Papua New Guinea
Republic of Macedonia
Republic of the Congo
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Thats it. You don’t need any other targeting options, although it might still be even cheaper if you target people by broad interest categories.
Step 3: You’ll need to setup an ad to encourage people to like you. In my experience it seems to make virtually no difference what you say in the ad but a nice looking photo and a clear message along the lines of “Like us for X free information” is probably a good place to start. DOn’t agonise over it, you will get likes whatever you say in the ad.
As you can see in the video, in the demo I put together in all of 2 minutes we got 330+ likes for $2 or $0.006 per like. I’m sure you could hammer that cost down further but really you should only be using this to add a few hundred or maybe a thousand likes to your page initially. Don’t go crazy and spend your whole ad budget buying a million likes and hoping to see some value from it!