Update on Social Media ‘Buy Buttons’

Ignite Social Media

It has been awhile since we have heard much about ‘buy buttons’, even though almost all of the social channels have their own version. Buy buttons started coming on to the scene in 2014 in response to marketers trying to better tie social media interactions to purchases.

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Best Practices for 2017 Social Media Buying

Ignite Social Media

We are officially in 2017 and you may have some looming questions as to how best utilize your social media buys for the remainder of the year. Here are some quick tips and reminders to keep in mind for your 2017 social media buying. Buy while the going is good!

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The Dangers of Buying Followers

Socialmedia.biz

While this may seem like a good idea, there are valid reasons for why you should not spend your money on buying Instagram followers. Most of the followers you buy from unreliable third-party providers aren’t real people and happen to be bot accounts.

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Bye Bye Buy Buttons | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

As we get ready to say goodbye to 2016 we’re also saying Bye Bye Buy Buttons, checking out my big 2017 Facebook “Prediction” and taking a look at Snapchat’s big move with the NFL. Bye Bye Buy Buttons.

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Computers vs. Humans: Media Buying in the 21st Century

Ignite Social Media

They handle the entire media-buying process, from building and maintaining relationships with vendors, to setting up insertion orders, to placing and optimizing ad buys. Programmatic Buying. Buying Natively.

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Strategies for Approaching Social Media Paid Buying

Ignite Social Media

There are two strategies for approaching paid media buying: directly from the platform or through third-party software companies. Trends in Paid Social Buying. With more money being devoted to paid, brands need help placing and optimizing these buys.

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An Insider Look at Reach and Frequency Ad Buying on Facebook

Ignite Social Media

Of the two methods of buying ads on the platform, Auction and Reach and Frequency , here’s a deeper look into the benefits of Reach and Frequency ad buying. What is Reach and Frequency Ad Buying. The two buying types work can work hand in hand.

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Which Media Buying Platform is Right for You?

Ignite Social Media

When it comes to placing media on social, media buyers have a choice: buy directly or through third-party software. The comparisons below can help you determine which buying platform is right for you. Each media-buying platform comes with different levels of support.

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Is Buying on Facebook More Expensive? And is it Worth it?

Ignite Social Media

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How to Get Started in Media Planning and Buying

The Realtime Report

How to Get Started in Media Planning and Buying. We’re here to get you started in media planning and buying so you can ride the ever-growing wave up and up. What’s the Difference Between Media Planning and Buying? The simple days are gone.

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Group Buying! Game Changer or Not?

Atom Thought

So how do you buy your t-shirts, or shoes? And maybe if you were buying an unbranded shoe or a t-shirt from janpath, you might want to take help from your friend in bargaining the prices won’t you? Or Is Group buying = social shopping?

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Buying and Selling Followers and Likes Ruled Illegal in Precedent-Setting Case

Social Media Today

A case in New York has ruled that buying social media followers and likes is illegal, in what could be a landmark precedent

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Review of the Online Group Buying Industry

Idaconcpts

Group buying is a trend that had incredibly growth throughout 2010. Group buying, which refers to social buying or collective buying as well, is the buying an offer which has been significantly reduced, due to the fact that it is only valid if enough buyers are found.

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Buying Facebook Likes. It Happens. A lot.

Jason Yormark

And buying Facebook Likes is no different. That exact scenario is what has some buying Facebook Likes. If you check the marketing section over at Fiverr.com you’ll find hundreds of offers to buy Facebook Likes, Twitter Followers, YouTube Views, etc.

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How Social Media and Smart Devices Impact Consumers’ Buying Decisions [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

This brilliant infographic by Symphony Teleca entitled “The Meaning of Like”, illustrates how mobile devices and real-time access to review sites and social networks impact consumers’ buying decisions and overall retail experience. Social networks influence buying behavior.

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Ontologies: Borrow, Build or Buy

Forbes Social Media

The complexity of data modeling, and ontology creation, gives rise to whether it is better to borrow, buy or build your ontologies

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Getting Your Business Underway: 8 Platforms for Buying and Selling Heavy Equipment

The Realtime Report

Getting Your Business Underway: 8 Platforms for Buying and Selling Heavy Equipment. There are a number of key points that make the option of buying and selling via an auction the most viable proposition.

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Facebook Announces Two New Video Ad Buying Options to Maximize Revenue Potential

Social Media Today

Facebook's adding some new buying options for its video ads as it seeks to maximize the option's revenue potential

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How Clients Buy: reader competition winner!

Sherrilynne Starkie

Congratulations to Roxanne Deevey , the lucky winner of the newly released business book: How Clients Buy: A Practical Guide to Business Development For Consulting And Professional Services. . The post How Clients Buy: reader competition winner!

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Groupon? Don’t Buy It

SocialFish

I’m a little concerned about a recent article in Associations Now extolling the virtues of Groupon for associations. Now, I’m no Groupon expert by any means, but I read a lot, and most of what I read about Groupon is BAD.

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Get Executive Buy-In on Your Social Business Program

Mindjumpers

Dave and I almost answered in stereo: “Get executive buy-in on your social business program”. With buy-in, I don’t mean “yes let’s get some of those fans on Facebook”; it’s about getting a fully committed company also when it comes to resources. Tweet.

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How to Buy a Website

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Apart from a great how-to on starting up a site, it highlights the growing trend to buying websites rather than starting from scratch. Why Buy? By buying instead, you can get a proven website where you can focus on growing the site rather than getting than initial traction.

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Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests ‘Buy’ Button, Twitter Acquires CardSpring

The Realtime Report

Facebook tests new ‘buy’ button for online purchases in U.S. Social Media News Ticker: Foursquare Launches Swarm, YouTube Reportedy Buying Twitch.

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Is Link Buying Necessary?

Small Business Mavericks

» Is Link Buying Necessary? to incorporate link buying into your marketing plan. She says point blank that link buying is absolutely necessary in an “ultra-competitive&# niche. Is link buying evil? About Us What’s a Maverick?

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Why Did a Russian Weed Company Just Buy Ebola.com for $200,000?

Navolutions

The post Why Did a Russian Weed Company Just Buy Ebola.com for $200,000? News buying domains ebola ebola.com If you haven’t heard the news, businessman Jon Schultz just sold Ebola.com for a whopping $200,000, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

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What If Twitter Did Buy TweetDeck?

Waxing UnLyrical

Note to self: invent something people love and then buy an island). Considering UberMedia was rumored to be in the mix to buy TweetDeck for $30 million just a few weeks ago, that’s very interesting news. Will Twitter shut TweetDeck down if it buys it? Rumors ran rampant.

5 Deadly Ad Buying Mistakes

Convince & Convert

After all, the current capabilities of the display industry allow you to buy the exact audience that you want to reach. If you want to waste money, buy media. They’re the ones who spend £300,000 to buy a one-day homepage takeover on Yahoo! Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

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5 Group Buying Sites to Stalk

Idaconcpts

Group buying sites are becoming a popular online destination for many shoppers. Group Buying Groupon green deals jdeal parents deals plum districtThe range of offers and deals mean that consumers can save on a number of different products and experiences.

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Social Media Stock Talk: Five Reasons to Buy Facebook

Waxing UnLyrical

But we’re talking about one of the most powerful cultural forces of the 21st century … and you can actually buy a piece of it. Facebook is buying like crazy. But it’s not buying garbage tech. It’s buying GOOD products. it’s a shrieking buy.

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Buy Some Social Media Today!

Jason Yormark

About a year ago, I remember reaching a crossroads for myself around what career path I wanted to align myself with. I had built up close to 12+ years of experience around digital marketing, but was really gravitating towards social media marketing. I was lucky to be in the right place at the right time at Microsoft Advertising on the community team.

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Best Buy Mistakenly Exposes Their Exclusive Blogger List

Bill Hartzer

Best Buy , in a recent internal communication to their Wolf Bloggers exclusive blogger list, sent out an email to their list of bloggers about an agreement with another affiliate organization. Best Buy also send those bloggers certain products to test and review.

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Fandango Making Good Use of Group Buying

Idaconcpts

However, there’s another company that is making good use of the group buying industry. Keeping under the radar, Fandango has been dishing out deal after deal through group buying websites. Fandango: A Leader in Group Buying?

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The Pinterest Buy Button Might Rock Your Ecommerce

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com Last Thursday, Re/code revealed that Pinterest is laying the groundwork for an eCommerce “buy” button. The very nature of the platform means users are in a product-oriented, maybe-even-buying mindset, which is key for driving eCommerce.

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Do you know what makes your prospects buy?

Audiense

The post Do you know what makes your prospects buy? Businesses need to better understand their customers to design and develop more personalised and targeted products, services and marketing activities.

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Buy the book: Open Community is out!!

SocialFish

Buy it now! Soooo…we might have been talking your ears off about a certain little book we want you to check out… It’s finally here. We want to hear what you think about our ideas. Talk to me, Goose! What is Open Community? on Prezi.

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Buy the Book, and then We Show Up

SocialFish

Okay, maybe it’s not that simple, but we do offer lots of freebies (including in-person presentations and workshops) when you buy Humanize in larger quantities. That’s the real value for YOU if you buy copies in bulk.

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5 Reasons You Don’t Buy Likes with Facebook Advertising

Convince & Convert

You want them to visit your website, buy something, fill out a form that gives you access to more important data (like email address). “We use all of our Facebook ads budget to get more Likes on our page.” ” So said a new, corporate client in a recent kickoff meeting.

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3 Ways to Reduce Your Facebook Ad Spend with Targeting

Ignite Social Media

Once your media buy is completed, identify the top-performing audiences and use those for upcoming campaigns for a cost-efficient start to your buy.

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How to accelerate Instagram growth (without buying followers)

Sprout Social

If you’ve considered buying followers to boost your IG presence, you’re not alone. Influencers, celebs and even politicians have all experimented with buying followers in the past. Consumers are 7 times more likely to buy from a brand suggested by their peers.

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Instagram Photos Can Buy Your Next Meal With #BirdsEyeInspirations

The Realtime Report

’s Instagram Wall Brings Social TV To A New Level #ActionTags Let Consumers Buy Products Directly From TV Ads Using Twitter, Facebook or Instagram #HashAtIt: Now You Can Search Hashtags Over Multiple Social Platforms.

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