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Offline RedFox24

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Illinois Facebook Page
« on: May 12, 2013, 09:34:34 AM »

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Project-Appleseed-Illinois/247861531997648

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 :sos: Help us 7th step and come over to the Project Appleseed Illinois Facebook page and like it, post pics, and share with your friends. We currently have 135 likes and those folks have over 37,000  ..:.. friends who we can reach daily if you post and share your Appleseed experiences.

Come on Illinois lets pump up those friends and get them to a event! 

LIKE

POST

SHARE

7th STEP! 

Thanks for your help
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« Last Edit: May 24, 2013, 05:23:12 PM by Steck »
"Preparedness is not an event.  It's a continuous process." 
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Re: Illinois Facebook Page
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2013, 09:35:34 PM »
Just an FYI:  if you have trouble finding the page, just search for "Project Appleseed Illinois." 

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Re: Illinois Facebook Page
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Re: Illinois Facebook Page
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2014, 06:47:08 PM »
Happy New Year!

Somewhere between the forum post and the PM's I think some of this information has been lost and the message hasn't got to everyone based on a few Forum PM's and FB PM's etc so I will try to clear things up and shed some more light on the forum post below

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In 2014 we are going to be actively 7th Stepping using two different Facebook campaigns.  We are beginning two different post campaigns, one called "Things a Rifleman Needs to Know" and a second called "Rifleman Pro Tips".  We need your help with each campaign in a unique way.
 
There are three goals with this campaign:
 
1)  Offer a chance for people to Like and Share the post on their own timeline as a way to generate interest in filling the lines.
 
2)   A way to reinforce the instruction of those who have already participated in an Appleseed Event, build their interest in the history and to also encourage them to sign up for another event.
 
3)  As a way for Project Appleseed to engage with people, through the SHARE process of other peoples Facebook pages, who may have never heard of Appleseed or who do not shoot, in a venue outside of the normal two day event. A virtual weekly "Liberty Seed" so to speak.
 
 
Things a Rifleman Needs to Know campaign.
 
Things a Rifleman Needs to Know is a series of timeline posts. A total of 52 posts.  This will be a weekly post, with a picture (hopefully related to the post) of either a point of instruction or the history (from the Three Strikes) from a two day Appleseed Event.
 
The first post on Jan 2 has been a huge success!  How so?  Well, it generated more views in the first hour it was up than most posts get in a month on the page!  94 people viewed the first "Things" post in the first hour it was up!
 
The Facebook team is currently laying out a 52 week schedule of posts for "Things a Rifleman Needs to Know".   
 
IF you see an error in a post, PLEASE DO NOT COMMENT IN A NEGATIVE MANNER.  Instead, PM Mutti or Redfox24 with the problem. We will look at the post and if there is an error we will edit it...........
 
Rifleman Pro Tips Campaign:
 

The Rifleman Pro Tip Campaign is a short post, containing helpful information that instructors have picked up from the lines. These posts will help shooters have a more enjoyable and more successful two day event, or self practice session on their own.
 
The tips can be short, accompanied by pictures (always good), be detailed, or can be general.  Some examples may be "marking your sling" to make it easier to find the right length for each position; using an elbow pad; or using an ink pen to practice trigger squeeze and reset.  These are just examples. You all have seen things on the line that make a shooter more comfortable or help him/her learn faster or easier.
 
The second Pro Tip went up today, a copy and paste from the Appleseed Newsletter, it is doing almost as well as the first Things post.  However it has only one like and one share as of this writing. 

There are currently just over 200 followers of the page. If half of those followers SHARE the post, we could in theory, reach 10,000+ people with each SHARE.  If each HAT that is on Facebook would share the post, how many friends did he/she just 7th Step with?

THE CALL TO ACTION:
 
Is this the end all 7th Step campaign?  NO. However, we are not effectively utilizing a FREE and EASY way to reach THOUSANDS of folks who are on the couch and who may have never heard about Project Appleseed.
 
We need all of you to help out by clicking that LIKE button and SHARE button.............I cant express how important it is for us to LIKE and SHARE the post..........  it generates views and it increases our reach with each one.  IF you are on Facebook PLEASE take time and go by and LIKE and SHARE these post. 

For a comparison, the CIPS event invite has only had 30 views.............30 compared to the 200+ that the first Things post has had.  Why?  All because of LIKES and SHARE.  Only 30 people have seen that there is an indoor shoot in February.......  This illustrates the need for us to hit that LIKE and SHARE button to get the word out.   

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« Last Edit: January 07, 2014, 07:04:51 PM by RedFox24 »
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Re: Illinois Facebook Page
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2014, 07:21:55 PM »
Thank you RedFox24 - I think I dropped the ball by Bcc'ing everyone. lesson learned
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Re: Illinois Facebook Page
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2014, 07:31:14 PM »
Study, learn, apply, review, repeat.

No one said social media was easy........  we are all learning as we dig deeper and deeper into how to get the word out.  In many ways with technology we have it much easier than Paul Revere did, but he seemed to be a whole more effective than we are........  there is the case study for 7th stepping, how was it that he was so successful? 

Study, learn, apply, review, repeat. 
"Preparedness is not an event.  It's a continuous process." 
Dr. Julie Gerberding, Director, CDC

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Re: Illinois Facebook Page
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2014, 09:45:52 PM »
Just to point out how effective LIKES and SHARES are to reaching more folks via FaceBook, the latest Things a Rifleman Needs to Know post has had a total of 15 Likes/Shares, with 331 total people reached and 57 post clicks. 

What does this mean? 

Well we have had 7 people Like the post on on the Project Appleseed Illinois Page and 2 people SHARE it from the same post.  BUT we had two people who ARE NOT CURRENTLY FRIENDS/FOLLOWERS of our Page LIKE the post and 4 people SHARE it from their pages. 

What that means is that we have gone WELL beyond our best post to date and that people who have not LIKED or visited our page are LIKING and SHARING our post, so our reach has gone way up, as a result of these 6 off page LIKES an SHARES 57 NEW folks CLICKED on our post and visited our page......... WE JUST 7TH STEPPED WITH 57 PEOPLE WHO MAY HAVE NEVER HEARD OF PROJECT APPLESEED. 

As a comparison our Event post for the CIPS shoot in Bloomington that has had NO LIKES or SHARES has had a mere 13 views.

Friends, this goes to point out the importance of SHARING and LIKING the post on the FB page.  Again how many people can be reached if we would get into the habit of clicking that LIKE and SHARE button? 
« Last Edit: January 12, 2014, 09:53:34 PM by RedFox24 »
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Re: Illinois Facebook Page
« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2014, 09:52:26 AM »
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Thank you to everyone who is visiting the Facebook Page and liking and sharing the Things and Pro Tip campaign. :sb:

ITS WORKING!!!


Our post reach has DOUBLED and in some cases TRIPLED! ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^

You can sure see a difference when we LIKE and SHARE compared to when we dont.   :pop:

A recent post with a link to the the Downrange TV Appleseed show got a whole 48 views compared to last weeks Things and Pro Tip post that got nearly 400 and in come cases 500 post views for the page. ^:)^ **) O0 ;D

Please go Like and Share this weeks Things post on the Liberty Pole..............  it needs a lot of help as so far it is the lowest Things post to date.   ~~:) ~~:) ~~:) ~~:) ~~:)

thanks for all the help and keep 7th Stepping!

RedFox24
Illinois Facebook Admin 
"Preparedness is not an event.  It's a continuous process." 
Dr. Julie Gerberding, Director, CDC

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Re: Illinois Facebook Page
« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2014, 11:07:08 AM »

Redfox, can you always add a clickable link to your facebook page when you post stuff like this: makes it much easier to check it out.

Thanks

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Thank you to everyone who is visiting the Facebook Page and liking and sharing the Things and Pro Tip campaign. :sb:

ITS WORKING!!!


Our post reach has DOUBLED and in some cases TRIPLED! ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^

You can sure see a difference when we LIKE and SHARE compared to when we dont.   :pop:

A recent post with a link to the the Downrange TV Appleseed show got a whole 48 views compared to last weeks Things and Pro Tip post that got nearly 400 and in come cases 500 post views for the page. ^:)^ **) O0 ;D

Please go Like and Share this weeks Things post on the Liberty Pole..............  it needs a lot of help as so far it is the lowest Things post to date.   ~~:) ~~:) ~~:) ~~:) ~~:)

thanks for all the help and keep 7th Stepping!

RedFox24
Illinois Facebook Admin

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Re: Illinois Facebook Page
« Reply #9 on: January 24, 2014, 11:16:33 AM »
Tell your Pacific Northwest facebook friends to "like" and post in the Northwest Region Project Appleseed page.

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Re: Illinois Facebook Page
« Reply #10 on: January 24, 2014, 12:23:12 PM »
You are doing an awesome job with the Appleseed facebook page! Keep up the good work!
Thank you for the updates,
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Re: Illinois Facebook Page
« Reply #11 on: August 30, 2015, 11:56:34 AM »
Liked and shared.