A total of 40 percent of all interaction on Facebook occurs in the News Feed, yet most brands experienced a 47 percent drop in reach in the past six months. How can you get your reach back?
Believing a gift card Facebook offer for Starbucks that seems too good to be true could land users in hot water. Dennis Yu, founder of BlitzLocal, tipped us off to this latest scam making the rounds on Facebook: offers from a shady page called Discounts (which appears to have been taken down already). Users who clicked on the offer for coupons from Starbucks and McDonald’s, among other brands, entered their email addresses, supposedly to receive loads of free goodies, but instead got hacked.
In the past six to 10 weeks, we’ve found choosing optimized CPM (cost per thousand impressions) to be magical in our Facebook ads. It improves click-through rate, decreases cost per click, increases fan conversion rates, generates a lower cost per action, and removes stubborn ring around the collar (just kidding on that last one). It shows that Facebook is trying to make success in Facebook advertising possible for the common person, as opposed to a freak result of random ad combinations submitted on a full moon.
Want to get people to like, share, comment, repost and talk about what you post on your page? Post a picture. Panelists at the “Facebook Places: Deals and Store-Level Marketing,” discussion at the AllFacebook Marketing Conference Thursday in San Francisco agreed that photos and personal engagement with fans usually leads to success.