Poll: Most Business Owners Devote Little Time to Facebook – April 2017

By The Manta Team - April 16, 2017

Do you have a Facebook page for your business?

No 51.14%
Yes 48.86%

Do you have a Facebook page for your business?


Do you feel the time you invest in Facebook is worth it?

No 50.34%
Yes 49.66%


How much time do you spend on Facebook marketing for your business?

1-2 hours a week 15.82%
10+ hours a week 9.70%
3-5 hours a week 11.62%
6-10 hours a week 5.16%
Less than 1 hour a week 57.70%

How much time do you spend on Facebook marketing for your business?


How often do you publish new posts on your Facebook page?

1-3 times a day 6.94%
A few times a month 58.04%
A few times a week 20.06%
More than 3 times a day 5.62%
Once a day 9.34%

How often do you publish new posts on your Facebook page?


What are your goals on Facebook?

Acquire new customers 62.76%
Generate phone calls 42.54%
Generate web traffic 43.54%
Raise awareness 72.38%
Retain current customers 36.13%

What are your goals on Facebook?

Poll methodology: Between April 5 and April 16, 2017, Manta surveyed 4,712 small business owners via onsite poll. The margin of error is +/- 1.43 percentage points.