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.

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.

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The 24 Best Interactive Websites of 2015

ScribbleLive

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. The post The 24 Best Interactive Websites of 2015 appeared first on Visually Blog.

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.

10 essentials missing from your business website

Biznology

You want a business website that sells. There are plugins and website features that make your life easier. Make it easy for them with an awesome comment plugin like Disqus , CommentLuv, or the like to get more people engaged in your website content.

Your website sucks

Biznology

Their sites were responsive before the responsive website was a thing. I was on a sales call with a DC-area architecture firm looking for some website love. Nothing could load the firm’s website because the entire site and all its content was hidden in an Adobe Flash blob.

How To Analyze and Grow Website Visits

Webbiquity

If your responsibilities including managing and optimizing website results for a small to midsized organization, chances are you’re using Google Analytics to track website traffic. Google Analytics is used on more than half of all websites. Partner websites (e.g.,

Best Website Design Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

Website design standards continue to evolve and grow more sophisticated. Beyond the technology, website designs are becoming more visually rich, with increasing use of animation, lush photography and beyond-the-ordinary typefaces. Visual Website Design. Mobile Website Design.

B2B Mobile Websites: Prepare, but Don’t Panic

Webbiquity

More than half of my website traffic coming from mobile phones? Mobile browsing is unquestionably having an impact on website strategy, but the impact varies widely among different sectors based on a variety of factors. You’ve seen the statistics: mobile browsing (e.g.,

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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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.

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.

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

Hubspot

Typically, lead generation marketers collect information through form submissions on a website. Well, you can -- with Facebook Lead Ads. For a full guide on how to successfully create, target, and utilize Facebook lead ads in your marketing efforts, check out this guide.

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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 + 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.

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 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?

50+ Essential WordPress Website Maintenance Tips [Infographic]

Webbiquity

Building a website has become a relatively easy job, thanks to the wonderful CMS that is WordPress. If you want to avoid these problems then maintaining your website is extremely crucial. You may also follow him on Twitter | Facebook | G+. Guest post by Sudhir Bhushan.

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.

12 of the Best Facebook Post Ideas for Facebook Lead Generation

Hubspot

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.

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.

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. Daily Facebook Marketing

6 Websites Every Growth Hacker Should Bookmark

Hubspot

6 Websites Every Growth Hacker Should Bookmark. On Quick Sprout, Patel does growth consulting work and leads an online "university" on growing website traffic. And in addition to serving as Uber’s head of rider growth, Chen continues to share insights on his own website, Andrewchen.co.

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 It’s time to prepare for another drop in organic traffic to blog posts and other “owned” website content.

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.

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.

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. Facebook Video Advertising. Facebook videos now get more reach than any other post on the network.

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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.”

Five Facebook Advertising Features You Haven’t Tried Yet

Webbiquity

Since Facebook unveiled its advertising options for businesses, the ads have grown substantially. Looking for the next big thing in Facebook advertising ? Here are five Facebook advertising features you haven’t tried yet. The About pages on Facebook are usually static.

Mobile SEO: How to Search Optimize Mobile Websites

Webbiquity

Anecdotally, one of our clients had 4% of all access to their corporate website come from smart phones last month; not a huge number, but that’s up from just 1% a year ago. Here are a set of on-page, technical and link-building techniques to optimize a mobile website for search.

Your website is wearing mom jeans and shoulder pads

Biznology

And so many of your clients and brands — the ones that fill the clients , case studies , and testimonials portions of your corporate and personal website — to say nothing of your LinkedIn , Google , and Facebook profile have changed.

Don’t Blame Facebook: 10 Reasons Low Conversion Rates Are YOUR Fault

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Advertising Applications Branding Content Marketing Customer Experience Facebook Inbound Marketing Listening Personalization Social Media. So, you’re one of the seemingly millions of brands out there using Facebook to lure people over to your website.

Will apps replace websites soon?

Biznology

Now it seems that there may be an app to replace the mighty website as a business tool. Soon, will apps take priority over websites as a business tool? Now that websites have had to make the shift to mobile design, it’s possible that they have run out of functionality.

Generating Leads from a Facebook Fan/Business Page Engagement Strategy

NuSpark

Facebook and B2B lead generation. Have you considered Facebook as a channel for lead generation? Yes I know the jury is still out, but you can’t deny the power of Facebook as it relates to brand building and audience reach. All Facebook pages can like related business pages.

3 Ways To Use Video To Get Tactical On Facebook

Modern Marketing

The average internet user spends 88% more time on a website with video than without. Here's 3 ways to use video to get tactical on Facebook. Post videos directly to Facebook rather than via YouTube, Vimeo, etc. This is a great way to greet visitors to your Facebook page.

The Anatomy of Shareable Facebook Video

Content Standard

Your social presence is solid, though somewhat dated without newer features like Facebook video or Facebook Live. Your Facebook audience’s enthusiasm seems to be waning without promotional spend. Maybe it’s time to try out some Facebook video.

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10 Deadly Reasons Most Websites Fail [SlideShare]

Hubspot

That day, the first ever website was born. While the website was basic at most, it was the just the start to connecting millions of people to endless amounts of information. But not all websites are created equal. Here are 10 deadly reasons why so many websites fail.

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.

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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.