The Content Factor

Score One For Old School Marketing

The Content Factor

Jonathan Weber's interesting story about how that coolest of social media companies--Apple--relies on old media marketing techniques is well worth reading. According to Weber, Apple doesn't tweet, use facebook or do any of those other cool things. They do buy a lot of television, magazine pages and billboards, however

21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides

Webbiquity

marketers have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. But the bottom line is, as Amanda DiSilvestro notes in one of the posts highlighted below, “there are two online platforms (marketers) just can’t avoid: Google and Facebook.” Many (most?)

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The Facebook Sharing Debugger is an essential content marketing tool

Biznology

Facebook is pretty good at making everything you share look pretty good all on its own — until it doesn’t. And once you become a Facebook Developer for one app or website, you can use the Facebook “linter” to debug any URL and any link that you like.

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.

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. What common mistakes should marketers avoid? How can Facebook be used to support an SEO strategy?

Salesforce Simplifying B2B Facebook Marketing?

Navigate the Channel

Perhaps unjustly, Facebook has never been known as a hub for B2B lead generation. This is not for lack of potential – plenty of companies use Facebook for surfacing contact info. No longer – Salesforce Lead Analytics for Facebook brings the sales funnel together.

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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. 8) Facebook Page Barometer.

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. Facebook Marketing Tips and Tactics.

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. Facebook Page : [link].

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. Facebook appeals to its users because it provides real-time information but with a deeper feel. Facebook

Facebook’s Algorithm Change Is An Apocalyptic Move for Brands, Publishers, Users, and Facebook Itself

Contently

Whenever Facebook tweaks its algorithm and decreases the reach of news stories, publishers usually treat it like a lover’s quarrel. To be clear, this change isn’t just going to hurt publishers and marketers trying to reach audiences on Facebook.

How Facebook Watch Will Change the Game for Marketers

Modern B2B Marketing

Facebook’s recently announced (Wednesday, August 9 ) that the company is expanding their already robust platform by adding an episodic streaming video platform—Facebook Watch. The Facebook Watch Launch. What Facebook Watch Could Mean For Marketers.

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9 Proven Tactics of a Successful Local Facebook Marketing Strategy

Hubspot

billion active users, it might seem like turning followers into paying customers on Facebook would be easy. Unfortunately, targeting a local market on Facebook is a little more challenging than that. 9 Tactics for Your Local Facebook Marketing Strategy. With 2.2

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.

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. The upside for Facebook is clear. Facebook may now ruin that.

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3 Tips for Creating Great Posts on LinkedIn and Facebook

B2B Marketing Traction

It’s easy to add an update on LinkedIn and Facebook, right? Facebook can pose some challenges for display of photos on company pages. If that happens, you can upload a custom size of the photo or image as I did in this example above of a Facebook update.

4 Killer Facebook Hacks You Should Be Using

Marketing Insider Group

If you’re like most people, you probably use Facebook at least a little more than you should. And it’s embarrassingly true that many people spend a lot of idle time at work and at home cruising Facebook… often to the tune of hours a day.

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This Facebook Ad Experiment Generated $1.1 Million

Hubspot

We write quite a bit about the most effective ways to use Facebook. And in March, when Facebook launched its mobile-only Collection ads feature, marketers responsible for ad spend took note. Daily Facebook Advertising

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. Here is a breakdown of these two platforms’ video ads, so you can supplement your inbound marketing efforts using social media successfully.

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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.

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Facebook ads vs Google adwords: 7 key criteria to decide

Biznology

Google and Facebook accounted for almost 100% of all the growth in U.S. Google and Facebook are predicted to make $106 billion from advertising this year—almost half the world’s digital ad spend. For Facebook, 28 billion people log on daily , an 18% increase year over year.

2 Reasons Facebook’s Latest Algorithm Change Will Impact Marketers

Contently

Last week, the world got wind of the biggest Facebook algorithm change in years. data analysis of over 2,500 sites, Facebook referral traffic now sits at 35.1 For content marketers, Facebook’s biggest value is as a paid distribution network.

The Facebook Ad Types: How to Choose the Best Ad Type for Your Goals

Hubspot

spend 20% of their mobile time on Facebook or Instagram? billion people using Facebook every month? With so many active users, Facebook Ads are a no-brainer for any marketer looking to reach new audiences in a place where people are already spending a significant amount of time.

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How to Create Facebook Lead Ads: A Beginner's Guide

Hubspot

If you're like most marketers, you're always on the search for ways to reach new audiences and generate leads. But did you know that according to BrightTALK, 80% of marketers report their current lead generation efforts are only slightly or somewhat effective? Image Source: Facebook.

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Facebook’s Algorithm: 3 Must-Know Changes

Modern B2B Marketing

Facebook is always tinkering with its algorithms and it can be challenging to keep track of everything. This summer, Facebook’s key updates included demoting spammers, screening out fake news, testing AI with a personal assistant “M,” as well as bringing emojis and new filters to Facebook Messenger. The name of the game for Facebook advertising is quickly becoming Facebook Messenger. directly through their Facebook messenger app.

Facebook Integration a Win-Win for Consumers and Marketers

Modern Marketing

As customers engage with different advertising channels, marketers have been searching for innovative ways to identity them and market to them in a more personal way. The marketer doesn’t need to do any technical heavy lifting, data entry, or spreadsheet uploads.

Facebook Me

Salesfusion

Gartner Group and Forrester Research Group predict record levels in Marketing Automation (MA) spending and exponential growth in the field. The post Facebook Me appeared first on Marketing Automation | Lead Generation | Email Marketing | Salesfusion.

Is Monetization Killing Facebook?

B2B Marketing Traction

Usage of Facebook on desktops has declined in recent months. I think it’s due to Facebook’s heavy emphasis on monetizing the social platform for advertising. It seems like a marketer’s dream. Did monetization kill Facebook?

7 Ways Facebook’s Big Algorithm Change Will Affect Marketers and Publishers

Contently

The day many marketers and publishers have dreaded has arrived: Facebook is changing its algorithm to send less traffic to content sites. We’re worried that a lot of people using Facebook are not able to connect to friends and family as well because of that.”

Social PPC: 17 Tips for Successful Ads on Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook

The Point

Google still dominates search advertising – at last count, it handles roughly two-thirds of all Web search queries , a market share that won’t be decreasing any time soon. Increasingly, however, B2B marketers have other options when it comes to investing pay-per-click dollars. Facebook.

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3 Things You Need to Know to Dominate Video On YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram

Vidyard

Take Facebook and YouTube for example: YouTube is mature and diverse. YouTube is a video-first destination with a focus on maximizing video consumption, whereas Facebook is social first and focuses on ease of sharing. YouTube has a big focus on search, whereas Facebook does not.

Platform Push: How Big Changes From Facebook, Snapchat, and Pinterest Will Affect Marketers

Contently

One of the biggest trends in content marketing over the past couple years has been a move away from the open web to the closed walls of platforms. Previously, publishers would post content on a website and then push out a link to distribution platforms like Facebook or Twitter.

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5 Brands with Highly Successful Facebook Marketing Strategies

Content Standard

At this point, everyone and their mother (or, in my case, father ) has a Facebook. Sixty-six percent of Facebook users log in every single day to their accounts, and 48 percent of users log in first thing in the morning. Yes, that means Facebook comes before coffee.

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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. So let’s go through 3 Tricks to Maximize a Facebook Advertising purchase for B2B Marketers.

Connect Your Blog to Facebook Automatically

Writing on the Web

Are your blog posts fed automatically into Facebook? The other day I was horrified to learn that a dear client was manually posting his blog articles to Facebook. So I asked Facebook expert Annalaura Brown to write this guest post. Facebook. Share this on Facebook.

Facebook Says These Are the 15 Best Brands on Facebook

Hubspot

On April 29, Facebook announced the winners of the third annual Facebook Studio Awards -- Facebook''s way of recognizing brands and agencies from around the world creating great campaigns. Did you reach people where they spend the most time on Facebook''s News Feed and mobile?

Facebook's News Feed Will Once Again Focus on Friends and Family

Hubspot

Facebook announced yesterday that it will be overhauling its News Feed that will once again shift the type of content users see first, and most often. The news first broke by way of a post from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. What Facebook's News Feed Changes Mean for Marketers.

Facebook + Automation = Success

Lead Liaison

With over 1 billion active Facebook users, it’s considered the ‘go to’ platform for social media marketers. What is Facebook Pixel? One great tool comes from Facebook itself, which is the Facebook Pixel. How to Combine Facebook Advertising with Automation.

What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity

A potential Google killer , Facebook killer or even Twitter killer may not do it with superior technology, but simply with a better user experience. Facebook. One of the biggest complaints about Facebook is of course its constantly changing interface , and its convoluted privacy settings have also repeatedly come under fire (as have changes to its privacy settings ). Granted, even with its never-ending UI changes, Facebook is easy enough to use even for technophobic grandmas.

6 studies show why Facebook organic reach is declining so quickly

Biznology

50,000,000+ businesses have a Facebook page. 2% is their Facebook organic reach and it’s declining (source: DMR ). Why is Facebook organic reach declining so fast? Because Facebook’s goal is to show people the most engaging posts, all posts are not created equal.