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Investing In Business Users Will Make Or Break Facebook’s Future

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Facebook is more than a social networking site; it’s a business with many complex features working together. Once a small website (for only Harvard University students), Facebook has long since shed its small-town ways for bigger, flashier effects in the horizon. Facebook now combines the best of social networking tools and online marketing tactics to create a single platform that is attractive to both users and businesses, and it is only getting started.

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What Does The Facebook Card Mean For Brands?

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Last week, Facebook entered the gift card market with the Facebook Card — a new addition to Facebook Gifts. Unlike other gift card options offered by Gifts, this is a plastic card that can be used at Target, Sephora, Jamba Juice, and Olive Garden. Noah Mallin, vice president of social media for brand agency Digitas, thinks that the Facebook Card could be a very powerful way that brands learn more about users’ spending habits, and it could also revolutionize mobile ads.

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Webtrends Deepens Facebook Marketing Offerings

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Webtrends, a digital marketing firm, has been stepping up its Facebook services over the past couple of years, and the results have been evident. In the past year, Webtrends has seen 153 percent growth in usage of its Facebook analytics. The product Webtrends formally announced Tuesday at its Engage conference in San Francisco — Webtrends Streams — helps marketers see customer behavior as it happens.

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Facebook Releases Beta Version Of Ad Conversion Tracking

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Create Tracking Tag IconFacebook has officially begun rolling out the beta version of their ad conversion tracking tool to a small group of advertisers on the site. As Facebook describes the service, “Conversion tracking allows you to track activity that happens on your website as a result of someone on Facebook seeing or clicking your Facebook Ad.” It’s a feature which Google has offered within their Analytics and Adwords product for sometime now, and Facebook is finally beginning to roll it out for their advertisers.
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