Facebook Hits 40M Active SMB Pages; India Has 1.5 Million SMBs

Facebook launches Boost Your Business Program and new online chat to support its small business communities to achieve their goals with investments to provide the right resources.
Facebook reports that the small business pages in India has reached 1.5 million and is growing at +70% YoY.
Boost Your Business Program–  The program will be conducted in US cities with both half-day and 2-hour pop-up events, each focusing on bringing small businesses together to share best practices and hear about the latest marketing strategies and tools.
The tour would be also coming to a variety of APAC cities including Australia, India, Japan, Korea, Indonesia and Singapore.
New online chat support– Businesses that advertise on Facebook can access one-on-one support through live online chat.
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By clicking “Get Help” on the Facebook for Business website, advertisers can chat and screen share with a trained Ads Specialist to get quick answers to their Facebook advertising questions.
Live chat on desktop will start to roll out to the US, UK and Ireland over the next few months and then to more countries later in the year. Apart from that Facebook is planning for mobile chat and phone support this year.

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