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.
The holiday shopping season also marks the heaviest advertising, marketing, and promotional period of the calendar year, and Facebook is no exception, using the end of the year to push advertising on the social network.
Facebook application users aren’t as anti-advertising as you might think, but standard online banner ads won’t cut it, as they want innovative, interactive units, according to the results of a recent study conducted by Harris Interactive for social and mobile advertising platform MediaBrix.
One of the most popular early panels at the AllFacebook Marketing Conference in San Francisco Thursday was “Monetizing Facebook Games Through Advertising,” where an expert panel discussed ways that advertisers can connect with gamers — and not annoy them.