In this modern era, the Internet has its strong impact on our daily lives, from staying connected with friends and family to executing operations for work.
One of the most important elements required to access the internet is WIFI. It’s always a pleasing experience when you are at someplace and gets access to a Free WIFI.
To gain the accessibility of a free WIFI, you may need to ask for passwords from the admin, if they are not mentioned.
To cater to such hassle, Facebook launched its brand-new feature known as Facebook WIFI in which you can promote your Business and reach more people while your guests access your free WIFI without even handing over the passwords to them.
Let’s take a look that what kind of features Facebook WIFI is offering and how it can be a great boost for your company.
Facebook WIFI Features
Facebook WIFI is Free to use and get be set up within 20 minutes.
Attract More Visitors
Once Facebook WIFI is installed and linked to your Business, people visiting your office can avail free access to your WIFI just by checking in.
Once a guest checks in, their activity is displayed on their feed, which can be seen by their friends and family, which might help you connect with more people and get more organic reach.
Get more Organic Page Likes
After checking in for a Free WIFI, Facebook directs them to your Business Page, where they can like your Page and learn more about your services or products.
This will deliver more engagement and likes to your profile page. Average Businesses tend to observe a significant increase in the activity of their page.
If they find it interesting, they can interact with your other content published as well, and you may get more shares as well.
Get Discovered by People
Millions of people search the keyword WIFI on Facebook.
If your company has a Facebook WIFI linked, it can suggest your business in the search as well, providing you with massive exposure.
No need to Share Passwords
Visitors no need to ask any of your employees for the WIFI passwords. To access the internet your customers will be asked to log in to Facebook and check-in, once they check-in, they will automatically get access to the WIFI.
You can also limit the usage time for each customer for every established session.
It enables a dashboard for admin in which you can monitor how many customers are accessed to your WIFI and how many of them are new or returning customers.
This might also predict how much a customer is interested in your company or services.
A visually appealing dashboard showcase insights using infographics that are easy to monitor and analyze, all at once place.
Now you know what Facebook WIFI is all about.
Let’s have a look at general things you need to know before configuring your respective router.
Tips before Configuring Facebook WIFI
Facebook WIFI has made it easier to configure it and can be set up within 20 minutes with no technical expertise required.
Things you need
To configure it you may require a router that is compatible with Facebook WIFI.
Facebook provides a wide range of routers that are supported by Facebook WIFI, including the most popular routers mentioned below
- Intelbras (Brazil/South America only)
- Ubiquiti UniFi
- Open Mesh
Access permission to your Business Page
You may require a Facebook Business page having a physical address attached to it and admin privileges.
If you own a supported router and a business page all set up, you may require to follow simple steps to link your router with Facebook WIFI, there are different steps for different routers mentioned on the Facebook WIFI website.
Network Topology for Facebook Portal
The above picture depicts the topology for Facebook WIFI
- Connect to SSID for the Facebook portal to obtain authentication page
- Once you are connected you will get to modes options
Facebook Login Mode:
Users need to log in to their Facebook accounts.
Users do not need to log in to their Facebook accounts. To get authenticated, they only require to enter a Wi-Fi code or they can simply skip the sign link.
- After being authenticated, users will be redirected to the authentication result page.
These were the general tips you can adopt before configuring your router with Facebook WIFI.
Having a Facebook WIFI will change the entire concept of having a Free WIFI and contribute to social media marketing to make sure to avail its advantages.