Facebook Infographic: How To Get More Likes, Shares, and Comments

This Facebook Marketing Infographic shares five of the most important tips you should keep in mind if you want to get awesome results with your Facebook status updates.

How to Get More Facebook Likes, Shares, and Comments


Click here to view the full sized infographic.

Feel free to share this graphic on your blog or on Facebook just link back to the original post!

Want more tips on this topic? Check out the rest of this post below for surefire secrets of Facebook Engagement Success.

Post Quotes

Quotes are one of the best ways to get people to like and retweet your posts on Facebook and your tweets on Twitter.

A surefire recipe for Facebook engagement is to combine a great quote with a cool image.

For example the Facebook page Positive Inspirational Quotes has over 200,000 fans and over 100,000 people talking about their page even though they have spent nothing on advertising and all.

The reason for their Facebook engagement success is simply because they post images with quotes on a regular basis.

The best part about this success story is that is can easily be duplicated by either re-using the images from this page or by taking a few minutes to create cool quote images of your own.

If you design your own quote images make sure to include a link to your website and / or fan page in the design so that you can enjoy free traffic to your website or page as your images are shared virally.

Use (don’t abuse) the Tagging Feature

Tagging others in your posts causes your post to be shared on the wall of the person you tagged as well.

If you tag a friend they will probably leave the post on their wall, since they are your friend, and since it’s on their wall not only will they probably engage with the content it may also cause other people to click through to your status via the tagged post as well.

Install Like buttons into your content

Like buttons lead to more traffic, and more traffic leads to more engagement, so make sure to use them.

Enable Facebook Commenting on Your Blog

Since most internet users have Facebook these days enabling Facebook commenting on your blog is a way to make it easy for most people to comment on your content.

I use the commenting systems Livefyre or Disqus on most of my blogs and on this blog I pair it with the WordPress plugin Facebook Comments by Fat Panda.

Share Your Posts to Relevant Groups

Do a Facebook search for groups related to your niche and request to join any groups with a good sized member base.

Then after you publish content related to these groups get the viral ball rolling by sharing your own content to the related groups you are a member of.


Even though you are the one who is sharing your content doing this will increase the “like” count of the Facebook like button if you have it installed within the page you are sharing.

Ask Your Fans for Feedback

Asking your fans for feedback can be a great way to guide your content so that you get more engagement in the future.  Questions work great for getting fans to engage.

If you ask your audience what they want, then you deliver that, then they are going to be more likely to engage with that content when you post it.

Feature a Live Personality

Feature an expert in your niche for a limited time as a live event.

By having a live person answering questions about your niche is a great way to build relationships with your fans and humanize your brand.

When you host this person as a live event this spurs people to like and comment on the thread since it is a limited time opportunity for them to engage and ask a question.

Offer Exclusive Content and Contests to Fans

One way to do this is to have a “Fan of the month” contest where you reward the most engaged user in your page with a prize.

Other takes on this strategy are a “Fan of the week” or a “Photo of the week.”

If you reward engagement then people will engage more so that they can win.

Give Fans a Simple Call to Action

I have seen many people say that they wish there was a “dislike” button.

One way to engage these people and others is to ask them to “like or dislike” a question you ask.

Time Your Facebook Posts Tactfully

I was going to work some stats about timing into the infographic I designed above but an infographic about Facebook timing has already been created by the fine folks over at KissMetrics.

It’s important to keep in mind that the best time to post will differ for everyone, depending on the people you have in your network and the times that they are on Facebook.

Check it out:


According to the infographic above the best posting frequency is 0.5 times a day, or every other day, and I respectfully disagree with this.

I think that a page which posts every day, or even several times a day, will be more effective than one that posts every other day so long as the content is interesting and engaging.


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What do you think of this Facebook content strategy infographic? Let us know in the comments below! 🙂

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Garin Kilpatrick is an Internet business developer and social media strategist. I also write about awesome marketing strategies at Marketing Strategy X.

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21 Responses to Facebook Infographic: How To Get More Likes, Shares, and Comments

  1. Cb April 12, 2015 at 7:07 am #

    Soul healing https://www.facebook.com/lovinglightsouls
    Aims to share positivity, wisdom and light

  2. Tamika Williams June 14, 2013 at 4:35 am #

    Great article 🙂

  3. Cristian Gologan June 4, 2013 at 3:09 pm #

    how can I contact an offcial from Spike My Likes. Regards

  4. Monique M. McClain April 8, 2013 at 9:36 pm #

    Financial literacy…and global domination lol http://facebook.com/mastermindsincorporated

  5. Monique M. McClain April 8, 2013 at 9:36 pm #

    Financial literacy…and global domination lol http://facebook.com/mastermindsincorporated

  6. Monique M. McClain April 8, 2013 at 9:35 pm #

    Financial literacy….Facebook.com/mastermindsincorporated

  7. Phil Lin Good April 5, 2013 at 10:14 pm #

    the like button is my best friend.. I like all these tips reminds me of the Facebook Cash Methodhttp://ibourl.com/1l80 – I also use social buttons on my blogs so my readers can post and share like u have it set up.

  8. TheAspenStand April 4, 2013 at 7:36 pm #

    Bear with me. I've tagged on my page but I'm not seeing those comments go onto the wall of the page I've tagged. Does that apply to a profile doing the tagging or a page? Or does it even matter?

  9. Rose Nambozo April 4, 2013 at 5:23 pm #

    Huge thxs for the information. I like the new infographic style.

  10. DCI Gemstone Jewellery April 4, 2013 at 4:36 pm #

    I really like the infographic style as you get a lot of info and it's easy on the eye. Visitors are more likely to look at it too as it's quite engaging. People don't have much time these days so the more short but relevant bits of information you can fill in one space the better!

  11. Michelle Flower April 4, 2013 at 7:32 am #

    Interesting Info. Thanks Garin and thanks for the Follow on Twitter.


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