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Most people know that Facebook is a great way to stay in touch with friends and family, but what many people don’t know is that Facebook can also be a great way to promote your business. In order to get the most out of Facebook for your business, you need to learn how to boost your posts.

How to Boost a Facebook Post?

To boost a Facebook post on your classic or new Page:

  1. Switch into your Facebook Page.
  2. Find the post you want to boost. This may include a Jobs, Event or video post.
  3. Select Boost post. You can find it at the bottom right of your post. Note: If you are unable to select Boost post, boosting may be unavailable for this post.
  4. Goal: Choose the results you’d like to see from your ad. You can let Facebook select the most relevant goal based on your settings, or choose a goal manually.
  5. Fill in the details for your ad. We’ll automatically use images and text from your post, but you can choose the following details:

Audience: Choose a recommended audience or create a new audience based on specific traits. Note: If your ad is part of a Special Ad Category, your audience options may be limited.

Total budget: Select a recommended budget or provide a custom budget.

Duration: Select one of the suggested time frames or provide a specific end date.

Payment method: Review your payment method. If you need to, you can change or update your payment method.

When you’re done, select Boost post now.

How Much Does it Cost to Boost a Facebook Post?

The cost to boost a Facebook post varies depending on how many people you want it to reach. However, the average cost is $5 per day and that will boost your post to thousands of users.


Paid social media is a necessary evil in today’s online marketing landscape. In order to get your message out, you need to pay up. Social media companies have made it harder and harder for businesses to reach their target audiences without forking over some cash. This means that if you want to succeed in today’s digital world, you need to be prepared to spend money on paid social media advertising.

Facebook’s “Boost Post” option is an effective and affordable way to get your sales message out to your target audience.