Facebook, being the number 1 and most popular social networking site in the planet, is the best platform to connect with friends, relatives and classmates, and also for new faces you haven’t met. It has the best potential to promote your website, your brand or the products and service you have.What you have to do is create a Facebook page and then get a good number of people to be your fans list. And this is the big task that you have to hurdle with, in the first place.But you have to understand first that Facebook has changed from “become a fan” option to one that encourages people to “like” option of that particular page. Nevertheless, people who “like” your page are technically your fans also and can add up to your fan base, if you already have a lot of them.Increasing the number of fans in your Facebook fan page can be done by employing some methods, which can start with mere invitations to the more complicated methods. Getting a number of Facebook fans can be done by doing any of the following methods.- You can invite all of your friends, your former classmates, your relatives and other acquaintances to be your fans. You can also request them to ask their friends to be your fans on your Facebook page.- You can also add a Facebook “like box” in your main website or with other blog contents you have. Readers who have opportunities to read your contents and make them click the “like” option and thus become your fan.- You can also tag your friends in your photos and thus, they can be included in your fans list. Tagging is one feature in Facebook giving you this great opportunity to increase the number of fans you have.- Engage your fans in an interactive way and you can have opportunities of their friends joining in the interaction. This strategy may also give you good opportunities of getting fans to your page.- Make efforts to attract your relevant market by creating interesting applications in your Facebook page. This technique can also give you opportunities to increase your Facebook fans list.- You can also have opportunities to increase the number of fans in your list by making ad placements in Facebook. By creating ads that are attractive and compelling you can lead your customers to your Facebook fan page and encourage them to become your fan.When you already have a lot of fans in your Facebook fans list can be on the road to success of promoting your brand. Thus, you have to strive to get a number of them.