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.” Best Facebook Marketing Guides.

Four ways Facebook Instant Articles will dramatically impact marketing

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Facebook announced it would open up Instant Articles -– formatted and optimized to load almost immediately -– to any publisher without a special approval process. Facebook wants to build a content monopoly and there is probably no existing regulation or market force that can stop them.

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Facebook Tag Bombing is the new telemarketing

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I am increasingly being tagged in stupid Facebook posts like this one: What’s your favorite flavor of lollipop? You know, those annoying sales people who interrupt you with a call you to sell you insurance or something?

Facebook content strategy is a time bomb for inbound marketing

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Inbound marketing refers to marketing activities that bring high-potential visitors in , rather than relying on sales people having to make cold calls to garner “outbound” leads. But in the end, the goal is the same — sales.

5 ways to use social media in sales even if your customer isn’t on Facebook

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When I talk to B2B sales teams, one of the biggest concerns I hear is: “but my customer isn’t on Twitter.” ” Now, look at how your sales people describe themselves in their LinkedIn profiles.

How to Effectively Use Facebook Ads + Email

Vertical Response

On the last day of Social Media Marketing World , Facebook continues to be one of the most popular trending topics of discussion. A common theme amongst speakers at the conference in response to Facebook backlash: Don’t build on rented land.

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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. Facebook Page : [link].

Why Content Shock is coming to a Facebook ad near you

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If you read between the lines, Facebook just told us it’s going to become a lot more expensive to be in marketing soon. This was surprising to analysts, as evidenced by the fact that many of them then asked Facebook’s executives to elaborate on what this means.

Why Facebook will become the most dangerous company on earth

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Facebook is going to become a publicly-traded company. The pressure of “public” The entire tone of Facebook and its strategy is about to change in ways that I believe could portend desperation and disaster. At least in the near term, Facebook’s prospects seem bright.

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.

Convert Facebook Likes into Sales with These 4 Simple Steps

Vertical Response

Small business blogs are filled with advice on how to get more “Likes” and engagement on your Facebook Page. But is all of that engagement leading to increased sales? Create Facebook-exclusive offers. Keep an eye on your Facebook Insights and adjust accordingly.

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.

What We Learned From Spending $100k On Facebook Ads

Hubspot

So when we were suddenly given $100K to spend on Facebook ads, we were positively giddy. Couple that with our low cost-per-sale ($24/monthly for our starter plan), and you can see that being cost-effective while still spending on ads is a challenge.

Facebook’s latest move just the tip of the privacy iceberg

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This week Facebook took another step to harvest profits from the lives of its billion users by allowing advertisers to target ads based on user’s private web-browsing habits. They said that although Facebook offers an opt-out it is difficult and ineffective.

The business case for Facebook, in one sentence

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One candidate is, “Should my company have a Facebook page?” The company has whacked-out expectations about how sales will increase once they have a Facebook page. So how do you decide if a Facebook page should be a priority for your company?

3 Ways Social Media can Boost Sales Success

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Facebook Lead Generation Lead Nurturing People Sales Social Business Intelligence Social Media Social Networking Strategy Thought Leadership Twitter. Social media provides the sales person a platform for sharing value, which builds reputation and affinity for the seller.

Myth Busters: 3 Sales Intelligence Assumptions Dispelled

DiscoverOrg

Sales and marketing teams that buy into myths about data providers miss out on serious business value. Myth 1: Contact lists = sales intelligence. Fact: Sales intelligence is more than a list of names and numbers. In the same way that “chocolate muffins” are really just cupcakes, contact lists might be “data,” but they’re not sales intelligence. Sales intelligence includes a depth of information that is both accurate and predictive. It’s sales intelligence.

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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

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. “ Facebook Has A Big New Problem You Need To Worry About , Henry Blodget, Business Insider.

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?

The Corporate Battle of the Facebook Likes

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Here’s what I dreamed up: Perhaps they have research that shows there is important value in the appearance — “ the social proof ” — of having lots of Facebook Likes versus competitors. Some studies have come out equating Facebook fans with a dollar value.

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

Contently

Previously, publishers would post content on a website and then push out a link to distribution platforms like Facebook or Twitter. If you click an Instant Articles link instead of a referral link, Facebook has more control over the experience and data collection.

Why Facebook Ads Will Make You Successful in 2017 & Beyond

Hubspot

Facebook Ads are going to drive more leads for your business in 2017 than any other paid channel. You’ll need to have the right strategy and execute with agility and precision, but right now there is a massive Facebook opportunity for inbound marketers. Source: Facebook.

10 Fast Facts About Facebook

Modern Marketing

Today, Facebook filed its intention to be traded on the public markets in an IPO that could value it at $100 billion. Being the resident financial document nerd, I’ve pored through the filing to pull some fascinating Facebook facts. We knew Facebook had a lot of users. But how many people are using Facebook daily is staggering: 483 million daily users as of December 2011 – a 48% increase over the year before. Facebook has gone deep into the mobile field.

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

Hubspot

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.

Keep your bet on Facebook’s dominance … for now

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common question I get asked in classes is if teens are abandoning Facebook. This is usually a function of the “sample of one problem” — “Well my kids are using Facebook much less, so it must be a dying platform.” facebook Social Media Strategy

Five Reasons Why Sales Strategy Doesn’t Work for Many Small Businesses

Webbiquity

Many small companies fail to achieve desired sales goals despite having adequate resources. Although each one of them faces unique challenges, the following are some common pitfalls that eventually lead to the failure despite a sound sales strategy. Guest post by Anthony Bergs.

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

Hubspot

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.

3 Steps To Highly Targeted B2B Facebook Ads With Predictive

Radius

Enter Facebook + Radius. Building A Highly Targeted B2B Facebook Ad Campaign. Since we were looking to target a broader audience, we decided to leverage the massive social presence of Facebook and their larger audience base. Making dynamic updates to Facebook ads.

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

Contently

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.

3 Things You Can’t Do on Facebook Anymore

Vertical Response

Facebook is always making updates to its site. Since no one has time to read Facebook’s blog every day or scour through updates and guidelines, we’ve put together a list of three Facebook changes that every small business owner should know. Facebook bans like-gating.

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

Hubspot

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.

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. Facebook offers lots of bells and whistles for company pages.

Microsoft, Marketo and Facebook’s 5 Tips for Focused, Effective Marketing

Leadspace

So as a demand gen marketer, this week’s Leadspace-hosted panel at The Marketing Nation Summit in San Francisco — which brought together marketing thought-leaders from Microsoft, Facebook and Marketo — was a real treat for me. Of course, even the likes of Facebook and co.

Facebook Releases Smart Content Tools & Improves Analytics

Vertical Response

Facebook just introduced a new set of “publisher” tools that could help get your content in front of the right people. Facebook is making that easier by allowing Facebook page owners to share a post with targeted group of followers within their fan base.

B2B Sales and Marketing Trends for 2015

Great B2B Marketing

At the beginning of each year, my team and I publish a report on significant trends in B2B sales and marketing. We see many B2B companies adopting an end-to-end marketing and sales framework that: Attributes new revenue to specific lead sources.

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What Facebook’s Crackdown on ‘Overly Promotional’ Page Posts Means for Your Business

Vertical Response

Just when you thought your social media strategy was set, Facebook goes and makes changes. At the beginning of the year, Facebook will crackdown on any brand that posts “overly promotional” Page posts. The change is meant to raise the bar on Facebook content.

How to Write Better Headlines for Your Facebook Ads

Hubspot

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

Facebook alternative network Ello turns nasty

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Ello, the warm and fuzzy Facebook alternative network turned nasty this week when co-founder Paul Budnitz launched an attack on its rival and its real-name policy. Tom Webster and I discuss: Is Facebook hurting fringe groups with its real-name policy? Is Facebook a right?

Enterprise Social Networking Platforms: Think Amazon, Not Facebook

Biznology

“This is just Facebook for the Enterprise” is the most common way most people describe enterprise social networking platforms. Within two months, sales topped $20,000 a week. Of course, this post’s intent is not to bet on the long-term viability of Amazon or Facebook.