Is Facebook advertising worth it?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Is Facebook advertising worth it? The numbers speak for themselves: about 3 million businesses are spending more than $30 billion on Facebook ads each year. Facebook ads are radically different from mainstream media and other digital platform ads.

Facebook Launches Facebook Dating Nationwide in Colombia

Social Media Today

Facebook is launching its new Facebook Dating tool in Colombia, with a view to an expanded launch in the near future

Facebook Partner Categories Removed: What Now?

Jon Loomer

Facebook’s removal of Partner Category targeting options has been a topic for some months now. However, Facebook recently sent out an email to advertisers, warning them that they may have campaigns using these now-defunct targeting options.

Facebook’s fake news battle in Canada

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook Canada has launched a new fact-checking program aimed at helping combat fake news from spreading. . The initiative is a collaboration with Agence France-Presse (AFP) whose Canada-based fact-checkers will review news stories on Facebook in English and French and rate their accuracy.

News 248

5 Quick Steps to Remove Facebook Reviews

Harp Interactive

Has your Facebook Page been the subject of unjustified reviews by former employees or competitors? Learn how to remove Facebook reviews from your Page with these 5 quick steps. The post 5 Quick Steps to Remove Facebook Reviews appeared first on Harp Interactive Blog.

Review 215

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.

Feed 159

Facebook Announces Facebook and Messenger Stories Ads, Coming Stories Additions

Social Media Today

Facebook has officially announced the launch of ads in Facebook Stories, with Messenger Stories coming soon

Facebook 2018 News Feed Changes 101: What You Need to Know For Your Business

Pam Moore

Unless you have been hiding under a rock or too busy to do the double click, you likely know by now that Facebook recently announced some big changes to their news feed algorithm. These changes impact every business, brand and publisher using Facebook for business purposes.

Feed 169

Facebook Messenger 101: The Why, What and How of Facebook Messenger for Business

Pam Moore

Are you ready to gain an unfair competitive advantage for your business using a new and powerful Facebook marketing feature? If you run or are responsible for marketing a business of any size, you need to understand the power of Facebook Messenger for business. Why Facebook Messenger?

Dial In Your Facebook Dynamic Ads for the Holidays

Jon Loomer

Dynamic product ads are critical to having a successful Facebook marketing holiday season. Dynamic Product Ads, or DPAs, are truly one of the most effective tools in a Facebook marketer’s toolbox.

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? billion monthly active users that Facebook proudly supports. residents use Facebook several times a day? On average, users access Facebook eight times per day.

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: .

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. Rethinking Facebook Marketing.

Brands 195

Facebook Groups for Business in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

Facebook Groups provide a unique opportunity for brands of all sizes to build community, increase brand awareness, generate leads and even increase sales of products or services. You may be a member of a neighborhood or personal Facebook Group. When to use a Facebook Group.

Groups 169

Facebook Messenger 101: Get Started Guide for Business [download now]

Pam Moore

Are you ready to gain an unfair competitive advantage on Facebook? If you answer yes to these questions then you need to understand the power of Facebook Messenger for business and how it can easily help you serve your customers, even while you sleep. What is Facebook Messenger?

Facebook Messenger Chatbots for Business: What You Need to Know in 2018

Pam Moore

Facebook Messenger and Chatbots are the talk of the social web in 2018. Or is Facebook Messenger something you should be using for your business? Facebook Messenger and Chatbots are not something you should ignore in 2018. billion people using Facebook Messenger.

Facebook Will Now Allow Pages to Join Facebook Groups

Social Media Today

Facebook will now allow Pages to contribute within Groups as Pages, a small but relevant update for marketers

Groups 171

Turning Facebook Analytics Into Action

Jon Loomer

I'll come right out and say it: Facebook has had a rough few weeks. From the Congressional hearings to the news surrounding Cambridge Analytica, it's been a difficult time for Facebook advertisers. You can find this information via Lifetime Value within Facebook Analytics.

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 Get Your Facebook Ad Approved: Facebook Advertising Policies 101

Pam Moore

You know Facebook advertising is the perfect platform to help get the word out and reach your target audiences. So, you login to the Facebook ad manager or Facebook power editor and spend the next hour setting up your campaign. How could Facebook not approve your ad?

New Facebook Ads Placement: Marketplace

Jon Loomer

Facebook has opened up a new placement for advertisers to reach their potential customers: Marketplace. Facebook first announced Marketplace in October of 2016. ” Consider Marketplace Facebook’s response to Craigslist. Facebook Ads for Marketplace.

Facebook Custom Audience Sizes Have Returned (sort of!)

Jon Loomer

Facebook advertisers continue to experience challenges when using the platform’s custom audience feature to estimate potential audience sizes. A Brief History on Facebook Custom Audience Size Issues. Facebook Custom Audience Size Back?

How to Compare Audience Sizes on Instagram vs. Facebook

Jon Loomer

Instagram continues growth at a fast pace , and Facebook advertisers are becoming more accustomed to considering Instagram as a placement for their campaigns. We can use these to compare audience sizes on Instagram and Facebook. Accessing Audience Sizes: Instagram and Facebook.

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 does Facebook owe you? .

Feed 167

Facebook Location Targeting: A Detailed Guide

Jon Loomer

Facebook Location Targeting options can provide powerful methods to reach specific users in certain areas. However, as Facebook has created additional options, advertisers may be confused about how to take complete advantage of these features. How to Use Facebook Location Targeting.

The Evolution of Facebook Remarketing

Jon Loomer

I thought about naming this post something like, “Why Facebook Advertisers Don’t Need a Website Anymore,” but that takes what I’m about to say too far. What are your thoughts on the evolution of Facebook remarketing?

Facebook Messenger: The Unfair Competitive Advantage for Small Business Webinar

Pam Moore

Would you like a competitive Facebook edge? Maybe up your game with Facebook marketing and do something your competition hasn't figured out yet? . I'm going to help you get that competitive edge in a quick and easy way by using Facebook Messenger. What is Facebook Messenger?

3 Powerful Benefits of a Facebook Remarketing Campaign

Harp Interactive

If you’re like most of us, while scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed, you’ve seen ads for the very same products or services you had recently been viewing online. Ready to add Facebook remarketing as part of your advertising strategy?

Time For a Facebook Business Manager Checkup

Jon Loomer

Facebook Business Manager is an incredibly useful and powerful tool for advertisers. If you’re running Facebook and/or Instagram ads, it’s the command center of all account connections and activities. Interested in learning more about Facebook’s Business Manager?

Three Ways to Restrict Your Facebook Audience

Jon Loomer

There is a need to sometimes limit the audience of people who see your Facebook posts (or page!). While it’s counter to the standard “more reach, please” attitude of most Facebook marketers, occasionally there are circumstances that require you to restrict your Facebook audience.

Facebook Responds: No More Partner Categories Targeting

Jon Loomer

In a very brief statement , Facebook announced that they will be shutting down Partner Categories (a way for advertisers to target users based on information provided by third parties) during the next six months. Facebook calls out these options when highlighting the source.

Top five: Facebook continues towards world domination

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Facebook continues towards world domination. Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Youtube. Facebook gets Golden Globes over incumbent Twitter. Facebook now dominates as THE live streaming platform of choice. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items .

Facebook Post Reach: Post-Level Reporting

Jon Loomer

I’ve written previously on Reporting on Facebook Reach , particularly at the Page Level. This can be useful in many cases and allows us to more fully understand Facebook Post Reach. Why You Need to Report on Facebook Post Reach. Facebook Post Reach Defined.

Report 119

Download the Ultimate Facebook Image Size Guide Cheat Sheet

Pam Moore

billion daily active users on Facebook, it’s no surprise businesses large and small are hopping on the business marketing engine that Facebook has become. One very important factor for success on any social network including Facebook, is visual marketing. With more than 1.23

Facebook Tests New Snap Map-Style Feature, Additional Tools for Facebook Stories

Social Media Today

Facebook's testing out another new set of additions for Facebook Stories - but will the option ever gain traction

New and Reinstated Professional Targeting Options on Facebook

Jon Loomer

Many recent announcements from Facebook concerning targeting are seemingly about the removal of features. Facebook quietly mentioned some new (and some reinstated/returning) professional targeting options on the Facebook Developers blog.

17 Stellar Stats and Facts for Facebook Fans

Webbiquity SMM

Facebook is, for marketers of all types, the social network that can’t be ignored. From the business side, long gone are the days when Facebook was looked at as only suitable for brands, bands, and bars. Even defense contractor Lockheed Martin has a Facebook page.

Dynamic Creative for Facebook Ads

Jon Loomer

Assembling the perfect, most effective combination of creative for Facebook ads is a time-consuming process for advertisers. Dynamic Creative allows the advertiser to submit up to 30 creative assets, and Facebook then mixes and matches to find what performs best.

Has Facebook Peaked?

Ignite Social Media

It has certainly been a trying time for Facebook these last few months. Facebook lost about $100B in market value over these issues. Is the mistrust among users and a significant loss in valuation enough to take Facebook down? Are Users Leaving Facebook?

Are you on Facebook messenger?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook users will have seen prompts to download the standalone Facebook Messenger app to their phones since April. Messages have removed from the Facebook mobile app. Facebook says that shift will allow both mobile applications to work more efficiently.

3 Benefits of Facebook Analytics

Jon Loomer

There’s one thing you can always count on with Facebook: new features. With the incredible volume of new products and tools released every month, some folks might have missed the launch of Facebook Analytics. However, it’s a MUST LEARN for all Facebook/Instagram marketers big and small.

Facebook Advertising: 5 Things You Must do Before Spending 1 Dollar

Pam Moore

When done right, Facebook advertising can be one of the best paid media options available to businesses of all sizes today. Facebook advertising is a marketing tactic every marketer is talking about it, but very few actually know how to drive real business results.

Your Facebook Page Organic Reach is Dropping (But Not Really)

Jon Loomer

Today, Facebook announced an update to Facebook page organic reach reporting that will result in numbers that will be up to 20-percent lower than what is normally reported. The way Facebook reports organic reach will change. Facebook says 10 people commented on a post?