Why brands need to rethink Facebook

Sherrilynne Starkie

Organic engagement on Facebook pages has decreased by half over the past year, according to a study conducted by Buffer and BuzzSumo , the online content insights provider. Key findings include: Facebook Pages are being updated more than ever before. Brands are least affected at 49.5

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The Latest Facebook Performance Metrics; How Does Your Brand Compare?

Ignite Social Media

More often than not Facebook plays a significant role in a brand’s social strategy. As such, brands rely on the community built around their pages. Facebook made adjustments in an effort to curb the volume of content that members could see and focus on engaging content.

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Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

Brand leaders around the globe are freaking out as they read the blog posts, watch the videos and see the tweets fly by from the Facebook fear mongers crying that the end of Facebook as we know it has arrived. Facebook 2018 is all About Engagement. What is your brand?

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How Human is Your Brand? Here are 13 Characteristics of Human Brands

Pam Moore

A brand is not a logo, colors, fancy tag line or even a fancy Super Bowl commercial. A brand is not your Facebook page cover video, Twitter background or set of beautifully designed Pinterest boards or images on your Instagram profile. Your brand is what you say, do and think.

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What the New Facebook Offers Mean for Brands

Ignite Social Media

Last week, Facebook took additional steps to help brands tie ROI to social. They did this by revamping and making Facebook Offers relevant, again. Facebook first introduced Offers in 2012. A Facebook pixel can measure how many sales were driven from the offer.

Facebook Private Messaging for Brands

Mindjumpers

Tweet According to TheNextWeb , a new Facebook communication option appeared for Asia-based page admins. However, so far Facebook hasn’t announced the new feature, so I guess that the message option is being tested for a later roll out. What does it mean for brands?

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New Facebook Guidelines For Brand’s Timeline

Mindjumpers

Tweet Once Facebook timeline for Pages was launched on Feb 29, 2012, there have also been some changes in guidelines for brand pages. All the brands planning to introduce Timeline need to adhere to these guidelines. Therefore brands are encouraged to design their own cover image.

Top Flavored Water Brands on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

It’s pretty much become the new “thing” as people across the world declare their favorite brands, tweet pictures and even buy bathing suits to show their support. From La Croix and hint to Bubly, here are a few of the top flavored water brands on social media.

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How to Tell Your Brand Story on Facebook

Rebekah Radice

So how can you tell your brand story through the power of Facebook? In my latest episode of the Brand Authority Podcast , I share how you can craft a compelling narrative in a clear, compelling, and genuine way. Subscribe to Brand Authority Podcast in iTunes.

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Facebook Publishes New Report on What Instagram Users Expect from Brands

Social Media Today

Facebook's published a new research report which looks at what users, specifically, are looking for from brands on Instagram

How to Use Facebook Groups for Your Brand or Business

Social Media Today

Facebook has been putting increased emphasis on groups, which could present new opportunities for businesses

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Expectations of Facebook Timeline for Brands

Mindjumpers

Tweet Just a few days back, we wrote on our blog about Timeline for Pages, trying to guess how soon would it come out and how would it change the face of brand pages in the coming times. Facebook will bring Timeline to brand Pages this month in the U.S.,

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Facebook Improves Ad Transparency

Ignite Social Media

Facebook will soon allow users to see more information in the “Why Am I Seeing This Ad?” The update includes showing users whether they are part of a custom audience, and if so, who uploaded their data to Facebook to create the custom audience. Facebook Ad Transparency.

Your Brand is NOT Your Logo – 5 Reasons You Need a Brand Strategy and Architecture

Pam Moore

When many entrepreneurs, small business owners and even experienced marketers in larger organizations think of the term “brand” they think of pretty colors, expensive logos, fancy graphics, Facebook cover photos, Pinterest boards and traditional tv or radio advertisements.

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10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS

Pam Moore

Facebook recently announced big changes to the Facebook News Feed algorithm that impacts publishers, brands, celebrities and just about any business or human being who wants to conduct any type of business utilizing Facebook. Except the big guy is Facebook.

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Facebook Publishes New Report on the Brand Potential of Stories

Social Media Today

With Facebook looking to further align itself with Stories, the platform has released a new report which examines how Stories can benefit businesses

Facebook Announces 'Brand Collabs Manager' Platform to Connect Influencers with Brands

Social Media Today

Facebook has launched a new tool to connect influencers with brands, and facilitate new marketing opportunities

How Brands Should Prepare For Facebook’s Dislike Button

Firebelly

For years, people have been asking for a dislike button on Facebook. In a Q&A last Tuesday, Facebook’s founder said “I think people have asked about the dislike button for many years. Facebook, in general, has always tried to keep it’s user experience positive.

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Brand Humanization: Transparency vs Authenticity

Pam Moore

As many marketers and business owners are challenged to make their brands become human a few of the questions we hear most are: What do I talk about? The biggest mistake people make when it comes to building their social brand is blurring these two words.

Facebook Ad Objectives

Ignite Social Media

Facebook offers several ad objectives to drive campaign performance. Within ads manager, Facebook requires advertisers to select an advertising objective. Brand Awareness : Raising brand awareness is the first step to a successful brand.

Facebook Marketing Webinar: Change the Way You Think About Marketing Your Business on Facebook

Pam Moore

Tired of spinning your social wheels trying to market your business on Facebook? This is a special Facebook live webinar event packed with actionable tips and strategies you can implement immediately. Free Facebook Training Webinar – Here is What you will learn: .

Is Brand Engagement Over on Facebook?

Janet Fouts

The news about Facebook lately has been pretty grim. Even brands with deep pockets are feeling the pinch. Cost: We see Facebook ads with a typical CPE (Cost Per Engagement) of between $0.29 on the brands we manage. IF you search for products on Facebook.

The Performance of 100 Icon Brands on Facebook [report]

Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers Network is a global network of local country community managers enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value.

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Branding Your Business Facebook Page

The Social Media Incubator

Besides integrating your offline marketing strategy , designing unique social media pages and incorporating your brand is a creative way to keep your business interesting on social media and should be a part of your social media strategy.

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Don’t Listen to the Facebook Fear Mongers – What You Need to Know on Newsfeed Changes 2018 Webinar

Pam Moore

Do not get freaked out over the fear mongering “Facebook for business is doomed” posts! Yes, Facebook is making more changes to the Facebook newsfeed algorithm. This is the same trajectory Facebook has been on for years. This does not mean Facebook is doomed.

How to Build Your Personal Brand to Inspire, Connect and Grow Your Business in 2018

Pam Moore

One of the top questions I hear from business leaders, small business owners, executives, sales representatives, and everything in between is, “Pam, do I need a personal brand? It's natural for us to want to do business with people and brands we trust and who make us feel good.

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7 Top Personal Branding Goals To Develop Your Social Brand Strategy

Pam Moore

They aren’t thinking “should I do business with this person or brand.” ” Would you like to increase brand awareness, generate more leads? Long before Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and even blogs, people have been buying from people.

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Weekly Roundup: Personal Branding

Waxing UnLyrical

This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on personal branding. Why Personal Branding? Why: People who build their personal brand build stronger networks and are presented with a greater number of business opportunities. Good morning!

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Brands Rocking Instagram

Mindjumpers

But how can brands benefit from this visual and colorful social medium? We have been taking a dive into how brands use Instagram and here by give you a small collection of really successful brands and campaigns on Instagram – from big, global brands to small, local ones.

Top Five: Facebook ads are getting smarter

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top five social media news stories for marcoms professionals this week feature new innovations for businesses from Facebook, LinkedIn Live video and new features from YouTube and Whats App. Facebook Merges Instagram Direct with Page Inbox, Allows Page Access to Groups.

Facebook Rolls Out New Updates for Branded Content Tags to Improve Transparency

Social Media Today

Facebook is rolling out some new updates to its Branded Content tags in order to improve transparency on brand/creator collaborations

Why Facebook’s Community Pages Could Give Brands Headaches

Dave Fleet

Her opening question went something like: “What the heck are Community Pages on Facebook, and why is there one for my company?&#. Facebook’s Community Pages are an initiative from Facebook to create “the best collection of shared knowledge&# on a wide variety topics.

Embracing Your Brand On Pinterest

Socialmedia.biz

In fact, 84 percent of them browse the platform when they’re unsure about what to buy and almost 77 percent end up discovering a brand they like on Pinterest. Let’s take a look: Tell an interesting brand story. Ensure that your brand’s the right fit.

Power of Fun: Ignite Brand Awareness and Grow Your Business with the FUN Factor

Pam Moore

Did you know that brands that inspire a higher emotional intensity receive three times as much word of mouth as less emotionally connected brands? Yes, you can spend the next year mastering Facebook advertising, Instagram stories and live video.

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A new brand for IABC

Sherrilynne Starkie

Professional marketers and communications from around the world got a preview of a new brand identity at the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Leadership Institute (LI) conference that took place in Orlando recently. IABC’s new brand. Branding turkeys.

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Vine for Brand Marketing

Mindjumpers

Since Twitter launched Vine , brands have been creative, in adapting the six seconds restriction, of communicating their brand. In this post we look at different ways your brand can benefit from Vine, by incorporating its unique qualities to create visual marketing-content.

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How Brands Use Vine

Mindjumpers

Some huge brands are already using the new service, but what can you actually do with it? Visual content is more and more in focus as a way to express who you are and to create engagement – both for individuals as well as for brands. Similar Posts: Vine for Brand Marketing.

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What You Can Learn from 4 Hotel Brands on Facebook

Likeable

Here’s what four hotel brands are doing right—and what your brand can learn from them. The Facebook feed of Four Seasons is largely repurposed content from Instagram. This is a great example of a brand giving structure to influencer or fan-shared content.

Report: UK brands on Facebook are stepping up their game

Quintly

The United Kingdom has around 39 million active social media users. This means that two-thirds of the UK’s population can potentially be reached through social media marketing. Research & Trends

The Power of Facebook Marketing in 2018 is Real. Are you Ready?

Pam Moore

Is your Facebook marketing strategy and business Page ready for 2018? 2018 is going to be more challenging than ever for brands wanting to tap into the power of 1.37 billion monthly active users that Facebook proudly supports. residents use Facebook several times a day?