Facebook Adds Campaign Planner Feature to Business Manager
OCTOBER 7, 2016
Facebook’s Business Manager introduced a new Campaign Planner feature. As the name suggests, Campaign Planner enables brands to plan their Facebook ad campaigns and arrive at predictions for reach and frequency, which can be shared with clients and co-workers via links or email. Facebook had not yet responded for a request for comment at the time of this post.
How Facebook Live Will Impact the Near Future of Video Advertising
AUGUST 24, 2016
What does Facebook Live mean for the future of video advertising? It means YouTube and Hulu will be eating Facebook’s leftovers. As Facebook–which has most of its traffic on mobile–increases the adoption of its Facebook Live platform, we’ll see the landscape of video advertising change dramatically and quickly. Yet consumers are not so keen.
Don’t Tell Anyone These 9 Facebook Advertising Timesaving Tips
JULY 21, 2016
Do you find Facebook advertising time consuming? Would you like to find ways how to set up your campaigns more quickly and effectively? After spending hundreds of hours on setting up and managing Facebook ads, I noticed a handful of ways that save me a lot of time. Name Your Facebook Advertising Campaigns Well. To do that, open a campaign.
10 Recent Changes Impacting Facebook Advertisers
AUGUST 12, 2016
Facebook has made a flurry of updates during the past month or so. Updates to Facebook Live. Facebook Responds to Ad Blockers. If you aren’t aware, software like Adblock Plus has been created for users who hate Facebook ads so much that they add a plugin to hide ads from their news feed experience. How does this impact advertisers? Control the Ads You See.
The Power of Facebook Advertising [Infographic]
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
Last week Marlene wrote a blog post about ad opportunities on different social networks, where you can read more about Sponsored Stories and Promoted Posts on Facebook. Now the Facebook marketing team has published an interesting infographic about the power of advertising on the platform. Facebook ads statistics. How Advertisers Are Using Facebook Ads [Infographic].
Facebook Customizable Push Campaigns for Apps Are Out of Beta
OCTOBER 19, 2016
Facebook announced earlier this week that the customizable push campaigns for applications that it introduced at F8 earlier this year are out of closed beta. Software engineer Brian Ni announced in a blog post that push campaigns are now available to all businesses, complete with a redesigned targeting section to ensure that push notifications result in conversions.
Facebook Live Multiplatform Ad Campaign Launches Sunday
OCTOBER 21, 2016
Facebook announced a multiplatform ad campaign Friday aimed at promoting awareness of and driving usage of its Facebook Live livestreaming feature. News of the campaign broke late last month in a report by Deepa Seetharaman of The Wall Street Journal. The campaign will launch Sunday in the U.S. Digital spots, both on and off Facebook, will also be used.
9 Things to Note Before Launching a Facebook Coupon Offers Campaign
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
Facebook Offers campaigns are a great way of promoting your products and/or services. It has been proven that social media campaigns are 60 percent more effective than traditional advertising campaigns. One of the best ways of running promotions on social media is the use of coupon campaigns on the largest social media site, Facebook. Running coupon campaigns on Facebook can be very effective for most industries and has proven to yield results. Below is a quick list of some possible coupon campaigns: Customer loyalty.
Combine Email and Facebook Ad Campaigns for Greater Success (Example)
JANUARY 28, 2016
Much of the confusion about Facebook advertising among novice to intermediate marketers centers around the lack of specificity in training materials available. They speak in generalities and in theory instead of providing specific examples and step-by-step instructions. I try to do things differently here, sharing as much detail and as many examples from my own advertising as I can.
Newest Installment in Facebook Live Ad Campaign Focuses on Sports
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
The multiplatform advertising campaign backing Facebook Live added a new television spot Monday focused on sports. Facebook said in a blog post Monday that 650 million of its users are connected to at least one sports page, adding that Facebook Live videos spur 10 times more comments than non-live videos. FacebookLiveSportsTVAd from SocialTimes on Vimeo.
How to Create an Unforgettable Integrated Campaign
Convince & Convert
MARCH 26, 2015
Never one to shy away from a timely occasion, Oreo launched an integrated #oreoeclipse campaign targeted at consumers in the UK across print, out-of-home, and digital. Quite possibly the most clever extension of this campaign lived in print. However, what makes this campaign so special is that Oreo didn’t rest on its laurels. Oreo Eclipses the Sun—Literally. Yes, print!
How to Know You’re Getting the Best CPC for Your Facebook Campaign
AUGUST 19, 2016
One of the primary challenges content marketers face is making sure that they’re getting the best cost per click that they can for their Facebook campaigns. You wouldn’t want to spend your entire campaign budget at a CPC of $0.50 To be clear: When running Facebook ads, Facebook actually does the sampling for you to determine the best ad in an ad set. When to stop.
How to Create an Evergreen Facebook Ad Campaign
JANUARY 7, 2016
As I speak with Facebook marketers on a daily basis, a common theme arises: They are able to create campaigns that work for a while, but then they suddenly die. Let’s consider targeting an audience like your Facebook fans as an example… This audience is somewhat dynamic. want to look at this more as a nurture campaign that builds slowly to the sale. The Plan.
5 Facebook Advertising Features You Probably Didn’t Know Existed
OCTOBER 31, 2016
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably aware that Facebook ads are one of the best marketing tools available to bloggers and business owners. But whether you’re a complete newbie to Facebook ads or if you’ve been using them for a while, there’s probably still a heap of features that you didn’t even know existed. Facebook wants to be the place to be for viewing videos.
[Case Study] Why Nonprofits Should Save Some Marketing Budget for Facebook Advertising
MARCH 5, 2014
—————– In its simplest description, Facebook advertising is essentially placing ads within the Facebook interface with a goal of increasing visibility for your target audience. Why Facebook Advertising is Beneficial for Nonprofits. Here are just a few of the ways Facebook allows advertisers to target: Age & Gender.
5 Black Friday Social Media Campaigns and Tactics to Learn From
Ignite Social Media
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
Black Friday and its online bestie Cyber Monday are a great time of year for brands to implement a social campaign to support traditional marketing efforts. Recently implemented by REI’s #OptOutside campaign, the Marketing-By-Not-Marketing Approach is essentially advertising how a brand isn’t participating in Black Friday so they can stand out from the crowd.
How to advertise and optimise posts on Facebook
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
Last week Facebook stated that they once again intend to reduce organic reach by making changes to the news feed algorithm. This development, together with the recent statement from Facebook, underlines the importance for content amplification and increases the demand as marketers seek to compensate for the drop in organic reach. Is your company considering content amplification on Facebook? Over Over the last years Facebook has been learning more and more about its users – something companies can benefit from. Relevance. Targeting.
What We Can Learn from Walmart’s Bazillion Dollar Facebook Campaign
MAY 30, 2013
Every once in a while, someone tells you that your business needs to be on Facebook. Like Walmart on Facebook? Not too long ago, Mashable did an awesome post on how much Facebook fans are worth to some of the biggest companies in the U.S. How Much Are All of Walmart’s Facebook Fans Worth? If you’re already running a Facebook page, loosen up and have some fun with it.
Monday Roundup: Optimizing Your Campaigns
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
Campaigns and events take a lot of planning and effort. Here are some ideas on how to optimize your campaigns… and on a day that comes only once every four years, no less! 1. ” (Be warned: this is a LONG post… but if it’s the only one you read from this round-up, it’ll be worth it.). 2. 4 Components Of The Best Social Media Campaigns.
Four Seasons #IgniteTheSpark Campaign Brings Romance To Social Media
The Realtime Report
OCTOBER 17, 2012
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts’ recently launched a new campaign – with a heavy focus on social media – targeting couples worldwide who are seeking a romantic getaway. ”The Spark” campaign includes a microsite, Facebook application, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook engagement advertising. ” ( L2 Think Tank ).
Facebook Creative Hub Opens Its Doors
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
The Facebook Creative Hub that the social network announced at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in June is now available to “the entire global advertising and marketing community.”. Facebook said in a Facebook for Business post that it has been testing Facebook Creative Hub with more than 30 agencies since announcing it at Cannes Lions.
Social Advertising: Focus on Power, Not Parity
JUNE 1, 2016
Since Facebook was founded more than 12 years ago, there have been several inflection points that changed social networking and social marketing forever. remember the first—the launch of Facebook Platform May 24, 2007–like it was yesterday. Giving application-programming-interface access to application developers helped accelerate Facebook’s growth from 20 million users to more than 1 billion daily users less than 10 years later. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest employ the some of the world’s best software engineers.
Facebook Advertising Case Study: Clorox Green Works
FEBRUARY 26, 2011
For several months, Clorox had been advertising their Green Works brand of environmentally-friendly products on Facebook without any noticeable boost in revenue or awareness. The company began a new Facebook campaign in 2010 with the goal or raising community awareness. Campaign details: Target audience: Females aged 25-34. Goal: Increase awareness of Green Works.
Five Priorities for Your Online Advertising
AUGUST 7, 2012
Every company knows they need to devote some of their advertising resources to the web. If you’re going to make effective use of your advertising dollars, you need to properly define what it is you’ve set out to do. Following are five priorities to consider when developing an online advertising campaign. 1. Internet advertising doesn’t happen in a vacuum.
Facebook Blueprint Tops 1 Million Enrollments, Announces Blueprint Certification
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Facebook introduced its Blueprint e-learning platform in March 2015 , and just 18 months later, Blueprint reached 1 million course enrollments. The social network also announced three additions to its Blueprint program: Blueprint Certification for digital advertisers, a partnership with the Miami Ad School and the inclusion of French and Indonesian on its list of languages.
4 Examples of an Evergreen Facebook Campaign Trigger
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
A little more than three weeks ago, I published a blog post about how to create an evergreen Facebook ad campaign. Quick backtrack: One of the primary challenges facing Facebook advertisers is creating a campaign that keeps on working. But for most, campaigns require constant pruning, editing and refreshing of the audience, copy and imagery. 10 Days.
How You Can Use Promotional Products to Boost Your Social Media Campaign
JUNE 29, 2015
It’s no mystery why more and more businesses are turning to social media to help bolster their marketing campaigns. However, one thing that many marketers don’t realize is that there is another component of their promotional campaign that can be combined with social media in order to redouble those efforts, as well as the results they render. That component is promotional products.
5 Great Hashtag Campaigns From The Hospitality Industry
JULY 28, 2016
Why should you bother creating your own hashtag campaign ? Here are 5 great examples of hashtag campaigns from the hospitality industry that will inspire your social media strategy. Screenshot from the Facebook account of Brooke Savard, creator of the popular World of Wanderlust travel blog. LifeWellTravelled: Cathay Pacific sets the travel tone.
The $1,000 Facebook Guide: How I Advertise to People You Can’t…Yet
MARCH 5, 2015
Today I’m going to show you how I’m (probably) the only advertiser that can reach all of Moz.com’s users via Facebook. I’m also going to show you that for every industry you care about, you should have at least two fan pages to cover it. I’ll also show you how you can steal the best content ideas from any of your competitors right under their nose.
How This Social Media Campaign Got 2 Million Views in 2 Days
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Sprite’s recent Snapchat campaign in Brazil is making waves worldwide for successfully generating over two million views in days. Called “RFRSH Na Lata,” or “refresh on the can,” the campaign runs through November 27 and offers Snapchat users a chance to appear on the company’s soda cans in Brazil. So, what can you learn from this successful campaign?
Four Step Process to Create an Integrated Marketing Campaign
JUNE 13, 2012
It used to be all we had to worry about was advertising, public relations, and direct marketing. Websites can’t tell our story, but we can use the Facebook Timeline for that purpose. I’ve been reflecting recently on the changes that have happened to the public relations industry in the past few years. Then we added websites and email marketing. Where do you start? Crawl.
21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides
APRIL 8, 2014
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!
Facebook Ad Campaign Process: Build Audience, Leads and Conversions
JULY 1, 2016
Every Thursday, I host three one-on-one sessions , and the discussion almost always inevitably focuses on one thing: A Facebook ad campaign process that actually works. It’s specifically for advertisers who don’t currently have a large, built-in audience to target for leads and sales. Once again, far too many advertisers start and finish here. The Problem.
5 Tips for Optimising Facebook Ads Campaigns
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
chances are there are others just as passionate as you, and chances are, a high percentage of these people hang out on Facebook and share the stuff they’re passionate about. Using Facebook ads to reach your target audience can get people Liking and sharing your content, and kick-start your traffic if you’re just starting out. Setup Facebook conversion tracking.
Facebook Video and Facebook Live: The Future for Marketers
MAY 23, 2016
Believe it or not, Facebook is the answer for marketers. Creating an effective Facebook strategy needs to be an essential focus, and with influencer marketing now becoming a staple, huge opportunities exist for brands that invest at the intersection of these two complementary approaches. So what is Facebook video anyway? And what about Facebook Live?
Monday Roundup: Campaigns
JULY 14, 2014
Successful campaigns come in all shapes and sizes. From building trust, to damage control, to sales, a well-executed campaign can win you more supporters, clients and bragging rights! This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on campaigns. Everything You Need to Know to Run a Successful SMS Marketing Campaign. Here! 3. Silly, But….
Are Brands Confusing Advertising With Marketing?
JULY 18, 2013
It turns out that the major advertising networks think that Yahoo made a mistake in the acquisition of Tumblr. Digital advertising people can''t figure out the social aspects of Tumblr or where to put all of those ads that their clients want to spread out to as many eyeballs as possible. Digging a little deeper, it became clear that this agency is skilled at taking advertising, spinning it for digital and creating highly effective digital advertising, but they lack any ability to do anything more than digital advertising. advertising. facebook.
5 Tips for Social Media Advertising During the Election Season
Ignite Social Media
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
When it comes to advertising on Facebook, Twitter and the other social platforms during this crazy time, we have a few suggestions on how to make sure your content is front and center. 1. If possible, avoid running major campaigns during the election season, specifically early September through one week after the general presidential election. Presidential election = big money.
2014 World Cup: Social Media Campaign Round-Up
The Realtime Report
JULY 18, 2014
The 2014 World Cup was host to countless ad campaigns, and record breaking social media statistics. million conversations across Twitter, Facebook, blogs and Tumblr. Adidas’ all in or nothing campaign truly captured the intense emotions of the tournament, and racked up 917,000 mentions on Twitter with #allin or nothing. The #AskZlatan interactive campaign earned over 10.5
Oreo’s #DailyTwist Campaign Serves Up Realtime Creative
The Realtime Report
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
Kraft Foods – which makes Oreos – collaborated with a team of agencies to create the ‘Daily Twist’ campaign, featuring a catchy new Oreo ad on Facebook for 100 days in a row. Oreo’s 100th anniversary officially started in March with the launch of a print ad campaign focusing on the brand’s history. Chen told The New York Times.