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6 Simple Steps to Lower Your Cost Per Facebook Fan

SocialTimes Facebook

Sure, having a lot of fans is great, but how do you drive down the cost per fan while increasing the quality of fans? We had a chat with Sarah Sal , a Facebook ads expert, and she gave us some key insights: A friend of Sal’s asked for help lowering her cost per fan from $2.70.  Looking at the campaign below, you’ll notice that the cheaper ad sets convert 2.6

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Marketing Videos Don’t Have to Cost a Fortune

Spin Sucks

know I do, which is why one of the greatest services I feel like I can share with people is helping them find ways to cut costs on their PR and marketing videos. You’re a video producer who helps people cut costs on their marketing videos!? Video can cost in the tens of thousands of dollars, but you can also produce a great video for much less. By Tony Gnau. What!? Much less!

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How to Run Instagram Ad Campaigns with Better Results

agora pulse

Are you running Instagram ad campaigns but seek better results? Branded hashtags are part a bigger marketing campaign. Taco Bell executed the Wake Up, Live Mas campaign. Collecting feedback is vital when running your ad campaign. It cost money to implement ad campaigns. Start  Running Your Revamped  Instagram Ad Campaigns. Target the Right Audience.

Monday Roundup: Optimizing Your Campaigns

Waxing UnLyrical

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.

How to Know You’re Getting the Best CPC for Your Facebook Campaign

SocialTimes Facebook

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 From there, you can use the insight garnered from sampling to inform how to move forward with your campaign. We all want more for less.

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Optimize Your AdWords Campaigns

PWB Marketing Blog

I have been working with a client to optimize their AdWords campaigns. Doing this increases the opportunity that the ad will be seen while decreasing the cost/click – In other words, optimization of on-page content should lower ad costs, allowing for a bigger bang for the buck. As I was reviewing AdWords campaigns yesterday, I realized that one client had edited landing page content based on ideas I had provided. Need help setting up your B2B AdWords campaigns? You are shocked to hear that doesn’t always happen, right? That’s great. Send SMS.

Cost-Efficient Facebook Marketing for Small Business

Idaconcpts

This Facebook campaign tool is one of very few companies world-wide that has access to Facebook’s API directly. Also, if you want to run campaigns for different websites at the same time you will need to log in and out all the time. Qwaya lets you connect several campaigns and Facebook accounts to the same Qwaya account. The tool is called Qwaya. About Qwaya and Its Interface.

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Facebook Advertising Costs Less And Works Better In Mexico, Turkey, India and Italy (Research)

The Realtime Report

According to a new report from Kenshoo, a social media advertising platform, Mexico, Turkey, India and Italy all offer very attractive opportunities for advertisers — with far more cost-effective, higher-performing Facebook ads than markets such as the United States or the UK. Average cost per click (CPC). Average click-through rate (CTR).

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Eight Signs You’ve Contracted the Big C … Campaign

Spin Sucks

We need to stand up and fight back against marketing campaigns and this is my first contribution to the cause. We can’t afford to take short cuts or design our communications in short-lived campaigns. I bet Jean Giradoux marketed his novels and plays in campaigns! The first symptoms of the campaign disease can be unnoticeable. By Bryan Adams. Great news! Let me explain.

3 Ways to Identify Influencers for Your Blogger Outreach Campaign

SocialFish

So, you’re about to kick off a Blogger Outreach campaign. Usually, this option costs some serious coin and is a solution that only companies or well-funded entrepreneurs might be able to afford. If you have a blog and you haven’t planned to do blogger outreach – you need to start planning. The point of this post isn’t to sell you on the idea of blogger outreach. Anyone using it?

The Social Cost of Unpaid Tweetup Teams

Bare Feet Studios

Brands save time by having the influencers organize themselves and manage their messaging, as compared to planning a social marketing campaign. Looking at this strictly as business, we are providing our services for below market value in most cases based on the dollar cost of the service/product being given. Here in Hawaii community, is not just a buzz word, it is a really big deal.

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How to Create Effective Competitor Campaigns Without Pointing Fingers

Convince & Convert

It was this strategy that led Formstack to create our competitor alternative campaign. Here are a few things we learned about effective competitor campaigns that won’t endanger your reputation. Another page that hypes your benefits doesn’t differentiate this campaign from the rest of your site. Our tool cost a little more, which we shared openly. Do Your Research.

Everything You Need to Know to Run a Successful SMS Marketing Campaign

Convince & Convert

Before diving into your execution, it’s wise to review your business and marketing goals so that you’re creating your SMS campaign through a lens that takes your current business goals into account. goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time Specific) will assure your SMS campaign is executed in a way that meets your objectives. Yes, that immediate. Having S.M.A.R.T

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5 Holiday Campaign Tips to Keep You Off the Naughty List

Convince & Convert

Holiday campaigns present an incredible opportunity to abandon “left brain” marketing and connect emotionally with your community.   (highlight to tweet) Done right, the holiday “card” can go beyond spreading good cheer and increase engagement, build loyalty, and drive significant conversions. Also, stay away from tchotchkes at all costs. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Make It Personal.

4 Fresh Trends in B2B Social Campaigns

Convince & Convert

Consumer brands spent the early years of the social boom using campaigns to collect likes, create conversation, and distribute coupons. Meanwhile, B2B marketers sat on the sidelines waiting for social campaign technology to deliver against their more sophisticated needs. To meet these new objectives, B2B marketers are applying new approaches to social campaigns. Let us know!

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How to Measure the Return On a Social Media Campaign

Mindjumpers

Many businesses that wish to run a social media campaign of course want to set goals and plan what should be achieved in terms of concrete figures. In certain cases it’s good to do your math, plan what you want achieve from your campaign in terms of concrete figures and then work backwards. part of monitoring the efficiency of the campaign is to be working with some tools.

The 3-Pronged Facebook Advertising Strategy That Cut Lead Costs by 80%

SocialFish

———– Sometimes when you first begin a Facebook ad campaign you don’t get it completely right the first time around. When you begin your first Facebook ad campaign, you and Facebook don’t really know each other…. The campaign was costing them roughly $17 to acquire a new lead – which in this space was considered fairly good. Cost per lead.

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List Management: Tips to Best Manage your Campaigns

PWB Marketing Blog

Avoid becoming SPAM at all costs. Many email services will track unsubscribes, bounced messages and SPAM reports but it is a good idea to track these actions too. 4) Finally it is important to analyze the results of your email campaigns. The post List Management: Tips to Best Manage your Campaigns appeared first on PWB Blog. My son has been in Cub Scouts since 2010.

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How to Develop a Successful Digital Coupon Campaign

Convince & Convert

Coupon campaigns have been used by brands since the launch of the first ever paper coupon by Coca Cola in 1887. Consumer Response to Coupon Campaigns Of all coupons searched for, grocery coupons are the most popular , accounting for over 50% of coupon searches. Creating a Successful Coupon Campaign So just how does a brand create a successful coupon campaign

Our Hamilton public engagement campaign turns PR disaster

Sherrilynne Starkie

The Ottawa-based public engagement consulting firm behind the disastrous ‘Our Voice, Our Hamilton’ campaign certainly learned a lot about high emotion, conflict and controversy within a few hours of its launch. In addition, the campaign’s Pinterest page boasted a picture of a courthouse in Hamilton, Ohio and one of a T-shirt slogan: ‘Hamilton pop. Photo: tourismhamilton.com. Conflict.

5 Tips for Optimising Facebook Ads Campaigns

ProBlogger

Recently I was helping an Australian e-commerce client with his Facebook ads campaigns. Digging into his campaigns, I found that performance varied for cities in the north of the country compared to the south. Segmenting his campaigns down into regions (such as cities or states) help him to target products according to the weather in that region. 2. Rotate your ads. General

[Interview] How Airbnb’s #LiveintheMovies Twitter Campaign Stole Cinema’s Biggest Night

Audiense

A 30-second television spot at this year’s Oscars costed $2million and a hotel chain was already one of the major sponsors of the event, so how did Airbnb become the most engaged with brand without spending a penny on TV? The #LiveintheMovies Twitter campaign earned a sizeable amount of earned media coverage too, and picked up a Silver in the Mobile category at this year’s Cannes Lions.

10 Tips and Strategies for a Better Facebook Marketing Campaign

ProBlogger

10 Tips for a Better Facebook Marketing Campaign. With that in mind, we are going to look at ten handy tricks and strategies that will improve your Facebook marketing campaign instantly. 1. You should also install an off-site pixel for your campaign and track how many people from your “Abandoned Cart” ads complete the buying process. Multiple entry points in funnel. Make Money.

[Interview] How Airbnb’s #LiveintheMovies Twitter Campaign Stole Cinema’s Biggest Night

Audiense

A 30-second television spot at this year’s Oscars costed $2million and a hotel chain was already one of the major sponsors of the event, so how did Airbnb become the most engaged with brand without spending a penny on TV? The #LiveintheMovies Twitter campaign earned a sizeable amount of earned media coverage too, and picked up a Silver in the Mobile category at this year’s Cannes Lions.

The Cost of a Tribe

Akamai Marketing

Tweet “Just Do A Social Media Advocacy Campaign” In social media and in other areas, we’ve been seeing a big surge in “advocacy” and “crowdsourcing.” ” It’s truly an outstanding and exciting result of the democracy of the internet. Today, your tribe, you’re most excited and passionate supporters can be inspired to do your marketing for you. It’s alluring to say the least. And it sounds so much easier than say, simply buying an ad. That’s why marketing professionals and sales people have jobs. This Go!Captivate Tweet.

The Importance of Social Media in a Successful Marketing Campaign

Kikolani

What may come as a surprise, however, is that while 66% of all companies have a Facebook page and 51% have a twitter account, a mere 16% say that their marketing efforts have been fully utilized and integrated into their existing campaign strategies! Any marketing campaign is only as good as its effectiveness in reaching the client. This is a guest post by Tim at HostPapa.

Multiple Screen Impact on Campaigns

Geoff Livingston

This diverse experience means we need to consider several critical components in the online marketing campaign : How the story unfolds across diverse media. Building a responsive web design may be more costly than building a unique site for each environment, but given the fractured online media environment, the investment may be worth it. Image by Christian. Things have changed.

How to Measure Your Social Media ROI [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

There is another set of marketing professionals who believe in doing their math, before launching any campaign on social media and setting out the KPIs and a target (in figures), which has to be achieved through their campaign. Similar Posts: How to Measure the Return On a Social Media Campaign. Tweet. Infographic by MDGadvertising.

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Facebook Ad Campaign Process: Build Audience, Leads and Conversions

Jon Loomer

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. Let’s get to it… Here is a simple, repeatable Facebook ad campaign process that actually works… Click To Tweet. recommend two ongoing campaigns with two separate objectives to build your audience.

Marketers Must Balance Targeting With Audience Reach

SocialTimes Facebook

The brand found that sales stagnated during the effort, but they rose when the campaign on Facebook and elsewhere was expanded last March to include anyone over 18.” Buying very targeted, smaller audiences resulted in higher CPMs (cost per thousand impressions), but not much else. Instead of targeting very specific, small groups of people, like pet owners, these marketers are building quality audiences on Facebook that are broad enough to reach more people, at a lower cost per person, and deliver measurable sales impact. Balancing targeting with reach.

Indiana AIDS Fund’s #knowpositive Campaign: Social Media For Good

Firebelly

December 1st is World AIDS Day. I’ll be tweeting as part of an all day Indiana AIDS Fund “Tweetathon” to raise money for 500 free AIDS test kits that cost $10 each. The program is planning to use social media aggressively to get the word about the Indiana AIDS Fund, who is spearheading the campaign, and World AIDS day and raise these necessary funds. Social Media.

9 Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog

ProBlogger

Example 2 : Around the same time a group of readers started a campaign to get our site on the radar of Canon and Nikon because they wanted them to advertise on dPS. They started a petition and did end up helping us land a small advertising campaign! 8. The Costs of Community. Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog. Why Build Community on Your Blog?

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Strategies for a Successful Paid Search Campaign

Puzzle Marketer

Most other advertising, up until Paid Search, was cost by impression or CPM for short. This is known as a cost per click, CPC for short. To further optimize Paid Search, campaigns can be limited down to other factors such as mobile or desktop device, keyword match (broad, phrase, or exact), geography (X miles from Zip Code), time of day and day of week, and languages.

A Comprehensive Facebook Ads Checklist to Increase Email Acquisition

SocialTimes Facebook

basic checklist can guide you through the process so that nothing is overlooked and you can make the most of a Facebook campaign to attract more opt-in email subscribers. To make sound decisions based on real data, measure your Facebook ad spend in relation to certain key metrics, such as the number of newly acquired email subscribers, open rates, CTRs and cost per action. While email is the closest thing to direct communication in the digital age, few people would gripe about a drought hitting their inbox. Get on the same page as your target customers. With roughly 1.65

Why Social Media is not a Cheaper Alternative > $5 [part I]

Mindjumpers

It costs, because you have hired good people who do good work that takes time, and it costs. Yes, posting a video, making a status update on Facebook or Twitter might not cost a lot initially. It will cost between 2-5 minutes to splash some random content to a page, but that’s not really what you want to do. Yu completely and utterly fails to address resource costs.

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5 Smart Marketing Strategies for Niche Businesses

Convince & Convert

As marketers, we usually prefer popular brands or companies (such as those in the food, digital, or retail sector) whenever we handle advertising campaigns. Marketing is not always a priority, and businesses want to keep costs low to accommodate more pressing expenses. The campaign was a success and helped promote Sidecar as a leader in delivering unique shared riding experiences. 4. Don’t

How I Screwed Up My Latest Instagram Ad Campaign (and what you should learn from my failure)

agora pulse

Second, ads cost money and the stage we’re at, I want to keep control over that spend and make sure that nothing goes bananas. Most of my ad campaigns focus on retargeting our audience (website visitors and free trial users) but some of them work to attract new users who have never heard about us. On my Instagram ad campaign I searched but found no way to check comments.

10 Tips and Strategies for a Better Facebook Marketing Campaign

ProBlogger

10 Tips for a Better Facebook Marketing Campaign. With that in mind, we are going to look at ten handy tricks and strategies that will improve your Facebook marketing campaign instantly. 1. You should also install an off-site pixel for your campaign and track how many people from your “Abandoned Cart” ads complete the buying process. Multiple entry points in funnel. Make Money.

Online Ad Metrics & the Google Activate Initiative

Puzzle Marketer

The advertiser that only pays if they get a customer uses the CPA (cost per action / acquisition) model and is popular for affiliate marketing where publishers are willing to drive traffic to high quality brands and only expect payment when an action is completed. On the opposite side of the spectrum is the CPM (cost per impression / view) model.

11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

While recent studies show that about half of marketers say that social media reduces their overall marketing costs , it is by no means without a price. The primary budget effect of social media marketing is to shift costs from media buying to labor. It takes time, but the payback can be much more lasting than a typical “marketing campaign&# as well. 9. Argh, no! Um, no.