Facebook is now a mobile company, but it’s neglecting the most valuable part of mobile marketing: the inbound phone call. In its third-quarter-2014 earnings statement, Facebook reported that two-thirds of the company’s ad revenues came from mobile, compared with less than one-half of the company’s ad revenues at this time last year. It’s no surprise that chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg emphasized Facebook’s dedication to “capitalizing on mobile,” referencing the relaunch of its ad solution, Atlas, and plans to invest in other cross-platform advertising technology.
At this point in the game, it’s no small secret to us Facebook connoisseurs that photos and visuals are the key to engaging our Facebook online communities. Pictures that are visually appealing are easy for us to digest, comprehend and, most important, to share.
Facebook has been working on improving publisher relationships of late, embarking on a listening tour of sorts to discuss how it can better collaborate with content creators. There have been rumors that Facebook has a plan underway to host publisher content, and while these appear to be unfounded, the social network is without doubt a hub for content consumption.
By now, you’ve surely heard about the Facebook like-gate ban that will go into effect Nov. 5.
Facebook likes show that your company is popular, but popularity doesn’t always translate to return on investment. Much of the data that marketers use can be classified as vanity metrics. Vanity metrics only scratch the surface of your website’s success. For better data, try tracking actionable metrics.
Do you know the best time to post on your Facebook page? I’m not talking about the recommended best times, or the times when most of your followers are online, but the times to post that garner the most reach and engagement on your posts.
One of the biggest advantages that Facebook offers to advertisers is the ability to conduct precise interest targeting. Brands have the ability to target their Facebook updates directly to precise niche audiences based on people’s interests that they have shared with Facebook.
With 33 percent of female and 52 percent of male Facebook profiles completely visible to the public, most people remain unaware of the full extent of privacy settings available, let alone how to find and use them.
The most successful company timelines are the ones that maximize milestones, larger images, highlighting and pinning, along with the new about section.
Many Facebook timelines still have somewhat outdated tabs, resulting in unattractive thumbnail icons in the applications area. Here are six easy steps to fix that, taking advantage of a simple but important branding opportunity.