Facebook recently launched “Facebook Free Basics” in Nigeria to partner with various developers and web property owners in the country. Facebook FREE basics is just another business listing services just like Google for Business or other business listing directories. But because it is owned by Facebook, there are numerous expectations in terms of business exposure.
Their main aim is to provides free access to basic internet services to a billion people all over the country. Your service can be part of it and will show you how to list your services there.
Before you even think of submitting your business, I will advise you go through the Faceboo Free Basic partipcation guideline to know if you site is compatible for the program. There, you will also find the additional terms and frequently asked questions.
having finished that, let go to the process of listing your service on Facebook Free Basics.
Provide your full name, the email address connected to your Facebook account, a contact number we can reach you at, the name of the business connected to the service you’re submitting for review and the country in which your business is based.
Enter the name of your site and provide a brief and accurate description of the service you’re offering. Submit your description in your service’s primary language. Start with an action word and provide a simple description of what your service allows people to do. For example, ‘Get sports updates’ or ‘Read news about the Philippines.’ Limit your description to 35 characters or less. Describe how it works and what makes it unique. Use standard spelling, grammar and capitalization; don’t use symbols, abbreviations, or numbers.
Select the category that best describes your service. You can find a list of Internet.org Service Categories here.
Define the primary languages and locales your site will support, as well as the country in which you would like your service to be available.
If your service is available in more than one country or language, please list these now. Include all additional mobile sites for all country or language specific URLs you have.
If you’re ready to submit, head to the submission form to get started