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The 24 Best Interactive Websites of 2015

Visually

Everyone’s been raving about the popularity of web video this year, but a less talked-about form of visual content—interactive websites—can be way more engaging. These sites draw the viewer inside rich stories with stunning photography, videos, words, and interactive elements that create a stimulating personal experience. Important because: This interactive is sheer fun.

Today’s Facebook Update Changes the Way We Will Interact With Content

Haley Marketing

For 7 years, Facebook users have had one very specific way to tell friends, family, public figures, and companies how they feel about a shared update. Sure, Facebook users could leave a comment and express their full opinion on a status update, but, until today, a Like is all that you could give an update on Facebook. Introducing Facebook Reactions. The Major Takeaway?

21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides

Webbiquity

marketers have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. On one hand, not only is it an easy-to-use, low-cost platform with more than a billion members, but 77% of B2C companies and 43% of B2B vendors have acquired customers from Facebook, and the world’s largest social network drives 20% of all internet page views. What are the best page apps for Facebook today? Hell Yes!

Video ads: Facebook or YouTube?

Vidyard

For the last decade, the social option has lived almost exclusively in the land of YouTube, but since last year, Facebook has officially become a player in the video field. November 2015 marked the first month where more videos were uploaded to Facebook than posts containing links to YouTube. Facebook has been on the rise in video for the past year. The New Adwords is Video.

Evangelizing a Content Marketing Program

actually choose to read, watch, and interact with is. than ever—from recommendation widgets like Out- brain and Taboola to hyper-targeting on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to emerging experimental options. ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY1 The Ultimate Content Strategist. All rights reserved. Introduction 4 II. Why This Guide 6 III. Content Marketing: Why 7 IV. brands.

5 Ways B2B Marketers Can Learn to Love Facebook

Act-On

Are you holding back on Facebook marketing just because you’re in B2B? It was reinforced by what felt like a bait and switch when Facebook killed organic reach. And because most everyone in B2B seemed focused on LinkedIn, I figured I could maybe just ignore Facebook. I had a Facebook page all along, of course. Next is just how plain ubiquitous Facebook is. Third?

5 Types of Interactive Marketing

Ceros

This post, 5 Types of Interactive Marketing , written by Meg Cannistra , appeared first on Ceros Blog - Interactive Content Marketing & Design Tips. It’s these issues with static, traditional content marketing that make interactive marketing so exciting. Rather than simply tell your story to your audience, interactivity lets you have a conversation with them.

Facebook, You’ve Failed Us

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There is an unsettling buzz about the future of Facebook. Some analysts report that Facebook usage is declining , or at least  slowing in some parts of the world  and if that is true, it is a problem of Facebook’s own making. The Facebook is foremost a place to connect with family and friends. Secondarily, Facebook provides a place for self-expression.

6 studies show why Facebook organic reach is declining so quickly

Biznology

50,000,000+ businesses have a Facebook page. 1.48 is the average number of times these brands post each day. 2% is their Facebook organic reach and it’s declining (source: DMR ). Why is Facebook organic reach declining so fast? TOO MANY POSTS, TOO LITTLE SPACE ( FACEBOOK ): Facebook studied the average user to find 1,500 posts appear in their feed each day.

The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools

Webbiquity

Along with Google, Facebook is one of the giants of the Internet. According to recent research , 71% of all Internet users have a Facebook profile. 96% of B2C and and 88% of B2B companies use Facebook for marketing. Here are nine of the most popular tools for enhancing Facebook marketing efforts. Google Review Count: 790,000. Look no further than LikeAlyzer! BuzzBlogger.

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Did Facebook Just Deliver a Crushing Blow to Native Advertising?

Contently

Everyone assumes that if Facebook were to drop an anvil on media companies, it’d come in the form of an algorithm reconfiguration, a change in the revenue split on Instant Articles, or some combination of the two. But for the increasing number of publishers that rely on native advertising to make ends meet, Facebook may have already delivered a brutal blow. The tag.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

little data to having too much, leading to the rise of reporting "vanity metrics" such as Facebook "Likes". But as B2B buyers complete more of their journey before ever interacting with a. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. know which half." website traffic, brand.

10 Reasons Brands Fail to Convert Facebook Fans into Paying Customers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Commerce Facebook Interactive Marketing Sales Social Media Social Networking Strategy. According to HubSpot, ninety three percent of adults on the Internet are on Facebook, yet only 1% of a brand’s Facebook fans will ever make their way to the company’s main website. We know, after all, that Facebook users are a highly active and engaged audience.

Study: No One Uses Facebook Reactions

Contently

If any emoji could represent Facebook right now, it would be. According to a new study by quintly, a social analytics platform, Facebook’s hullabalooed Reactions buttons account for only three percent of all interactions on the social network. When Facebook officially launched six Reactions in February, it was a big deal. Social Emojis facebook Featured

Stepping Up Your Facebook Retargeting with Video

Vidyard

That’s the beauty of retargeting with Facebook! Humans are already addicted to it: according to Facebook, there are over 1.65 billion active Facebook users, and 1.51 We use PerfectAudience to retarget our leads on Facebook, and we use their retargeting pixels to build our lists. Powerful stuff when it comes to serving targeted ads to the right audience on Facebook!

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10 of the Best B2B Facebook Pages

KoMarketing Associates

Facebook has emerged as a marketing channel that’s been adopted by countless individuals and brands alike. In fact, Facebook, the world’s largest social network, now has more than 1 billion users, including about  15 million brand  pages. We chose the pages that were not only engaging, but that offered an excellent example of how a Facebook page can work for B2B companies.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

little data to having too much, leading to the rise of reporting "vanity metrics" such as Facebook "Likes". But as B2B buyers complete more of their journey before ever interacting with a. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. know which half." website traffic, brand.

15 Clever Examples of Interactive Print Ads

Hubspot

To show off the features of the Ford Explorer, the brand published three print ads with interactive elements. Fashion retailer C&A published a print ad in customized magazine editions that were linked to a person’s Facebook account. Readers could Like their favorite looks on Facebook by pressing the button in the ad. This post originally appeared on Agency Post. 11) Sonera.

Fast Forward: Video Content Goes Interactive and Personal

Modern B2B Marketing

Predictive analytics, engagement marketing, and account-based marketing all took hold, and companies like Facebook announced that more than 8 billion videos are viewed every day on their social network. This year, watching videos will become more active–and interactive. Author: Tyler Lessard Marketing technology took a lot of big steps forward in 2015. Whoa, wait a minute, WHAT?!

A B2B Reaction to Facebook Reactions

Social Media B2B

Facebook updated their like buttons to now include five more emotions, so instead of just liking your B2B posts, your customers and prospects can more fully express themselves. While this certainly works on the web version of Facebook, the definitely feels like a mobile-centric update. This has caused many B2B companies to even question if Facebook was the social network for them.

53 Questions to Help You Choose the Right Interactive Content Creation Platform

It's All About Revenue

You may not know much about interactive content , but i t’s changing the way marketers are engaging with prospects across industries and channels. With lead form completion rates in the 40% range, interactive content provides marketers with the ability to improve lead quality and to speed MQL creation. What effectiveness metrics does the interactive platform provide?

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

little data to having too much, leading to the rise of reporting "vanity metrics" such as Facebook "Likes". But as B2B buyers complete more of their journey before ever interacting with a. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. know which half." website traffic, brand.

Your brain is wired for Facebook (really)

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There is mounting evidence that social networking sites like Facebook tap into a need for connection that is embedded in our DNA.  We may be actually chemically-predisposed to wasting time on social networks. “Many studies have emerged about the importance of human social interactions to our well-being. Neuro-Facebook. Facebook is brain crack for a generation.

Why Your Content Plan Must Include Interactive Content

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Julie Wingerter From Demand Gen Report to Marketing Profs to Content Marketing Institute, leaders in the content marketing field are touting the benefits of incorporating interactive content—content that encourages prospects to engage and respond—into the modern marketing mix. Do our buyers want to see interactive content? OK, but does interactive content work? Period.

This Week in Content Marketing: Get Ready for Brands to Take Over Facebook Instant Articles

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In this episode of This Old Marketing, Robert and I talk about the implications of Facebook opening Instant Articles to brands, starting with Intel. We also take a closer look at Facebook’s new Creative Hub. This, in turn, will lead Facebook to subsidize some brands to keep them using it. It enables them to share, review, test, and create ads on Facebook and Instagram.

Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity

As it approaches one billion users, Facebook has evolved from a site where friends and family share photos to an online marketing juggernaut rivaling Google. So, as Facebook continues its never-ending stream of changes, what are the current and emerging best practices for marketing on Facebook? How can Facebook be used to support an SEO strategy? running Facebook ads).

Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the great things about the Facebook is that it provides you access to a large audience of over 550 Million people worldwide at a very low cost so why not take advantage of it. This is why today on Facebook seems so familiar to me – while the buying process is less about keywords and more about precise targeting – the costs seem awfully familiar. Share this on Facebook.

Why social media strategy should NOT start with a drive for Facebook fans

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Why does every social media strategy seemingly start with a company cajoling people to come “like” their Facebook page? In the “objectives” section, every  single organization stated something like this: “Our goal is to enter the conversation with our customers and engage with them on our Facebook page.” Shouldn’t the effort be at least equal?

New research shows Facebook impacting behaviors in formative years

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

My friend Mark Schaefer wrote a provocative piece in this very space yesterday about why Facebook will become the most dangerous company on earth. In data that my company ( Edison Research ) just released yesterday , we found that 54% of all Americans age 12 and over have a personal profile on Facebook. Facebook) is remarkable, to say the least. And by Facebook.

How to improve your company’s Facebook page

Biznology

1.393 billion people have a Facebook account. On average, Facebook users spend 21 minutes a day on the site. Your company’s Facebook page is your access pass to all of those users. If you want engagement from your fans, it’s imperative to make your company’s Facebook page as attractive as possible. Facebook offers lots of bells and whistles for company pages.

A Marketer’s Guide to Advertising on Facebook and Instagram with Video

Vidyard

Audiences have become more visually inclined with platforms today like Facebook and Instagram, which both offer great ad platforms for marketers. For this reason, it’s no wonder that businesses are investing a large amount of their promotional efforts in social video ads on both Facebook and Instagram. Facebook Video Advertising. Autoplay. Content Tone. Targeting. Budget.

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How Facebook’s Filter Bubble Warped My Perception of Reality

Contently

Because Facebook’s algorithm—and the algorithms of every other social network—has gotten frighteningly intelligent. The content personalization is so selective that if I based my worldview on the information I got from Facebook, I’d assume that nobody was voting for Trump, Bernie was going to sweep the primaries, and all elections were rigged. Behind Facebook’s manipulation of political discourse is the same logic that makes sure great movie and TV recommendations show up on the Netflix homepage. Social Voices algorithm facebook Featured

Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity

You know the statistics : Facebook is the most popular method for sharing online content. 85% of B2B journalists are on Facebook. 61 of the world’s 100 largest companies maintain Facebook brand pages, as do 71% of B2B firms. Three-quarters Three-quarters of North American advertising agencies say their clients run PPC campaigns on Facebook. ” Ouch. Mark R.

Facebook Integration a Win-Win for Consumers and Marketers

It's All About Revenue

We’re happy to announce we’re addressing that challenge through an integration between Facebook and the Oracle Marketing Cloud. Facebook announced its new lead ads product that makes it simple for users on Facebook to share their information with an advertiser in two clicks. First, they click on a call-to-action in the ad. Product News

9 Brands With Brilliant Facebook Marketing

Hubspot

There have been a lot of questions about Facebook lately: Are people still using it? With over 1 billion active users, it’s safe to say that Facebook is alive and well. There are tons of other rising social networks out there, but let’s be honest, Facebook really was the game-changer (sorry Myspace!). Facebook takes engagement to a deeper level than other networks can.

7 of the Best Facebook Live Videos We've Ever Seen

Hubspot

This week, Facebook announced grand plans to take their already successful live broadcasting platform to great heights. With these updates in mind, carving out a strategy for Facebook Live seems like a no-brainer. Oh, and did we mention the potential live video has for Facebook engagement? One really interesting route brands have taken with Facebook Live is the series approach.

5 Mistakes Every B2B Company Is Making On Facebook

Social Media B2B

While LinkedIn is often the preferred platform for B2B social media , Facebook can be the difference in the success of your marketing, if done right. In the case of Facebook, there are a range of opportunities to flip the traditionally B2C platform in your favor. Keep reading to find out how to get B2B marketing right on Facebook. 1. Facebook Social Media 101 Social Networks

10 Excellent Examples of Video Marketing on Facebook

Hubspot

When it comes to finding the right platform to promote your video, Facebook is a strong contender. So to help inspire your video marketing efforts on Facebook, I put together a list of 10 clever examples from brands like Apple, LG, BMW, and more. 10 Excellent Examples of Video Marketing on Facebook. 1) #TAYLORvsTREADMILL | Apple. What's your favorite Facebook video ad?

5 Facebook No-Nos That Turn off Your Customers

Vertical Response

Businesses need to go where their customers are, and the majority of customers are on Facebook,” says Hancock, who manages social media for companies all over California. ?. As more small businesses join the Facebook bandwagon, Hancock has noticed some companies are repelling customers rather than attracting them. Interact with anyone who reaches out to you.

A Definitive Guide to Using Facebook Insights for Your Business

Vertical Response

Facebook has multiple metrics and analytics to help you with your marketing efforts. For example, Facebook Page Insights provides information about the content you share on your Facebook Page. Now, Facebook is rolling out its Audience Insights tool. Facebook Audience Insights is slowly being rolled out for business pages (not personal accounts). Who has access?

Why Facebook’s Trending Topics Scandal Conceals a Bigger Problem

Contently

Facebook has endured some of the most sustained criticism of its lifetime this past week after Gizmodo , the Guardian, and other publications leaked information on the internal process behind “Trending Topics,” the social network’s column of top news stories that were supposedly representative of the most popular stories of the day. Social facebook Featured” Ok.

Periscope Up: Is Live Interactive TV (Finally) Here?

Biznology

Almost since the moment the Internet was commercialized, we’ve been talking about the promise of live interactive TV. Google+ Hangouts on Air and Twitch TV are probably the closest we’ve gotten to real-time interactive TV. The execution of interactivity on these services is a bit clunky. So, is live interactive TV here? I’ll wager yes. How It Works.

How to Use Facebook Live: A Complete Guide

Hubspot

In their continued effort to promote video content in the News Feed, Facebook recently launched Facebook Live , a live video streaming service that lets anyone broadcast live videos from their mobile device straight to their Facebook News Feed. Why are marketers getting so excited about Facebook Live? How to Broadcast on Facebook Live. Image Credit: Facebook.