12 Secret Facebook Features Every Marketer Should Be Using [Infographic]

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This post originally appeared on HubSpot's Agency Post. Using Facebook is easy enough -- most of the 1.49 But the social media platform is constantly being updated with new features and tools that make using the platform as a marketing and business tool easier and more effective.

Facebook content strategy is a time bomb for inbound marketing

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Inbound marketing is a term coined by Brian Halligan of HubSpot to describe a way to promote a company through blogs, podcasts , video, eBooks, newsletters, social media marketing , and other forms of content marketing which serve to attract customers.

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Does Influencer Marketing Actually Work? A HubSpot Blog Experiment

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I didn't think about influencer marketing again until I joined HubSpot. When I started experimenting with influencer marketing strategies for the HubSpot Sales Blog seven months ago, I was operating under a few key assumptions: If one influencer is good, 23 is better.

Facebook Announces New Social Search Feature Called 'Graph Search'

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Facebook announced its big news today -- the stuff we've all been sitting at the edge of our seats for, the release we've been pontificating about ( read what some of our ideas. about Facebook's big reveal )! A Brief History of Facebook's Search Function. Facebook.

20 Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Pinterest Features You Didn't Know Existed (But Totally Should)

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Social media networks are continuously adding cool little features here and there, and it can be tough to keep up -- especially if there''s no big announcement. For instance, did you know you can reorder the sections on your Facebook business Page? Facebook.

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

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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. How can Facebook be used to support an SEO strategy? Facebook Marketing Tips & Techniques. by HubSpot Blog.

Facebook's Newest Feature: See Who's Posting From Your Company Page

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Well, now you''ll have a little less mystery on Facebook. Visible to only other admins on posts, Facebook now will tell you which admins posted what on your Company Page. If you''ve ever managed a Facebook page with multiple admins, you know that this update is incredibly helpful.

17 Hidden YouTube Hacks, Tips & Features You'll Want to Know About

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When people talk about today's most popular social sharing websites, YouTube often gets left out of the conversation in favor of sites like Facebook and Twitter. 17 Hidden YouTube Features, Tips & Hacks You'll Want to Know About. Well, YouTube took a page out of Facebook's.

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

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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. Facebook Marketing Tips and Tactics.

13 Essential Features for Taking Payments on Your Website

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13 Essential Features for Taking Payments on Your Website. You should also think about offering shoppers the option of logging in with one of their social media profiles, like Facebook or Twitter. There are a lot of things I used to buy in person that I now buy online.

How to Use Snapchat: A Detailed Look Into HubSpot’s Snapchat Strategy

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After reporting more than 100 million daily active users , and over 8 billion video views a day, we decided to give it a go: The official HubSpot Snapchat account launched in March 2016. Most brands utilize this feature, as it allows you to reach a larger audience.

15 Hidden Snapchat Hacks & Features You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

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Many of its best features are so buried within the app that a lot of people don't even know they exist. In March 2016, Snapchat added even more features in their release of a new version , and some of these features have totally reshaped how people use the app in the first place.

What We Learned From Spending $100k On Facebook Ads

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So when we were suddenly given $100K to spend on Facebook ads, we were positively giddy. In May of 2016, we had the honor of working with Facebook Canada. Other than working with the Facebook team, we are completely in-house. Lesson 6: Create video specifically for Facebook Ads.

12 of the Best Facebook Post Ideas for Facebook Lead Generation

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Most marketers know by now that Facebook is an important business tool for companies of every size and industry. But what about using Facebook for lead generation? And yet, we find that only about half of marketers use Facebook to source leads. Image Credit: Facebook.

The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

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Another useful feature is that Hootsuite allows you to store draft messages that you can post when you receive a frequently asked question for example open hours or directions to your business.” Create image posts with graphics pre-sized for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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10 Examples of Facebook Ads That Actually Work (And Why)

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One average, Facebook is home to 1.18 For brands, posting on Facebook alone isn't enough anymore -- especially for ones just starting out. One way to do just that is to create optimized Facebook Ads targeted at the right audience. 4 Components of Successful Facebook Ads.

Compounding Posts Generate 38% of Your Blog's Traffic: Here's What HubSpot's Look Like

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Here’s a real life example of one of HubSpot’s compounding blog posts. An Analysis of HubSpot’s Compounding Posts. Now that we’ve defined compounding posts, we can share what we found when we reviewed the archives of HubSpot’s own blog.

Social Media Features in Marketing Automation Systems: Who Does What?

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I recently took a quick tour of vendor sites to see what social features they’re offering. I need to stress that I’ve only credited vendors for features they list on their site. Social platform integration: using native features of the social platforms by writing to their APIs.

Is Facebook Messenger the New Email? 3 Experiments to Find Out

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Facebook Messenger boasts 1.2 Here are three ways we’ve experimented with using Facebook Messenger instead of email in our marketing, along with early results (Spoiler: Get excited). #1: 1: Using Facebook Messenger as a Content Delivery Channel.

11 Examples of Facebook Ads That Actually Work (And Why)

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One average, Facebook is home to 1.18 For brands, posting on Facebook alone isn't enough anymore -- especially for ones just starting out. One way to do just that is to create optimized Facebook Ads targeted at the right audience. 4 Components of Successful Facebook Ads.

Why Top Publishers and Brands Are Creating Dozens of New Facebook Pages

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As Facebook has evolved, so have the publishers that rely on it for traffic. Instead of building one company page and amassing millions of likes, views, and shares, major publishers have increasingly sliced their audience into separate Facebook pages to boost engagement.

How to Write Better Headlines for Your Facebook Ads

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billion daily active users engaging on the platform, Facebook has become an obvious option for marketers looking to explore the benefits of targeted ad creation. For more on the science of successful Facebook Ads, check out this free guide.). With 1.13

13 Brands Using LinkedIn Company Page Features the Right Way

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Back in November, I set out to write a post to highlight businesses that were using LinkedIn's company page features effectively. Let's get a few low-hanging fruit features out of the way first. The final LinkedIn company page feature at your disposal is the 'Careers' tab.

How to Showcase Your Work Using LinkedIn's 'Professional Portfolio' Feature [Quick Tip]

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With LinkedIn''s fairly new professional portfolio feature, launched back in May , LinkedIn users can now easily display their professional work via their personal profiles. So how can you start taking advantage of this awesome feature?

Facebook Cover Photo Do's and Don'ts [+Pre-Sized Templates]

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When people arrive at your Facebook Page, where do you think they first look? That''s right -- it''s your Facebook cover photo. Since it''s one of the most noticeable parts of your page, it''s crucial that you follow Facebook cover photo best practices.

Live Desktop Broadcasts, Mid-Roll Video Ads & More: 7 Facebook Changes You May Have Missed

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The announcement marks a shift from Zuckerberg's previous statements that Facebook would not become a media company, and the significance is meaningful. 7 New Facebook Features You May Have Missed. Facebook Journalism Project. Source: Facebook.

9 Do's and Don'ts for Creating Outstanding Facebook Cover Photos [+Free Templates]

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When people come to your Facebook Page, where do you think they first look? it''s your Facebook Cover Photo ! And since it''s so noticeable, you want to make sure you''re following the best practices for creating and optimizing your Facebook Cover Photo. introductory Facebook

24 More of the Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2012

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As noted in 21 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Tools and Rants of 2012 So Far a few months back, Facebook remains the 800-pound gorilla of the social networking world. Will Facebook lose ground to Google+? what are the secrets to Facebook advertising success?

The Ultimate Facebook Marketing Cheat Sheet

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Facebook's social network domination may frequently get challenged by emerging social media platforms like Google+, but the facts remain. In fact, 41% of B2B companies and 62% of B2C companies using Facebook have acquired a customer from it. create what Facebook calls an “edge.”

New Facebook Premium Advertising Features Offer Marketers 3X the ROI

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Looks like Facebook wanted to close out February 2012 with quite a bang. Facebook Premium Offers. So what are these new features all about? Let's break down what each new feature does and how it changes how you advertise on Facebook. Facebook Premium Offers.

Facebook Advertising Advice: 10 Tips From Experts at Trello, WeWork & More

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Facebook started as a way for college classmates to communicate, and it’s since evolved into a hub for content creation, sharing, and advertising. We decided to consult with a variety of successful social media marketers to learn more about their strategies for Facebook Ad targeting.

The 23 Best Content Ideation Tools

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Enter any three terms (preferably nouns) and HubSpot’s Blog Topic Generator will display multiple headline options. Scroll through common title formats you can insert your keyword(s) into, or use the search feature for additional ideas. HubSpot.

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April Social Media News: AR on Facebook, Ads on Snapchat & More

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Just like last month, Facebook and Instagram continued to compete with Snap Inc. in April, with all three apps launching new products and features to keep more users and marketers spending their time there. 1) Facebook announced new AR, VR, and AI initiatives at F8 2017.

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How to Create a Facebook Business Page That Doesn't Suck

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So you''ve decided to set up a Facebook page for your company. You''ve heard that 52% of all marketers have found a customer via Facebook in 2013 -- and you want to join in on the fun. Don''t waste your time setting up a Facebook Page that''s not going to deliver the results you want.

21 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Tools and Rants of 2012 So Far

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Despite a shaky IPO last spring, Facebook remains the 800-pound gorilla of social media marketing, as it now approaches the billion-user mark. Though often associated with bands and brands, Facebook is viewed as the most effective social media tool (by a fairly large margin) by both B2C and bB2B marketers. So what are the best tactics for marketing and advertising on Facebook? Facebook Guides, Tips & Techniques. Facebook Apps and Tools. Facebook Changes.

How to Craft Perfect Posts for Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter [SlideShare]

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I don''t know about you, but I''m tired of hearing "social media gurus" compare the effectiveness of Twitter versus LinkedIn, or Facebook versus Twitter, or Linkedin versus Facebook, or whatever other comparison you bring to the table. Facebook Best Practices.

The Handy Character Count Guide for Blog Posts, Facebook Pages & More

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Below, you'll find the short version, followed by a more detailed guide to character limits and ideal character counts for posts on your blog, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. 2) Facebook. 2) Facebook. Facebook. Image Credit: Journalists on Facebook.

Dear HubSpot: My Mom Is the Only Person Reading My Blog

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Dear HubSpot, I work for a company that has an extremely long sales funnel, in a field that almost every business uses, but nobody wants to talk about. Send us a note at blogging@hubspot.com and you may be featured in a future blog post (along with your very own special pen name).

Another Day, Another Attempt to Unseat Snapchat: Facebook Unveils Messenger Day

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This is a lesson Facebook has perfected over the last year as it continues to launch products to compete with Snapchat, the app it tried and failed to purchase back in 2013. The battle over the disappearing social media story continued yesterday with Facebook’s launch of Messenger Day.

Our Top Predictions for Facebook's Secret January 15th Announcement

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A little article about some new Facebook rollout. The time for newsjacking is premature, it seems, because Facebook hasn't actually released any news yet. just what is this new "thing" that Facebook is revealing? Is it a new feature? 1) Facebook to Release a Smartphone!