Demographics

How I Optimize Facebook Ad Campaigns In 15 Minutes Per Day

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We call it MAA (not MMA or AMA) — and it stands for Metrics > Analysis > Action. The idea is this: Sort to find the top performers, ignoring the rest. Don’t mass-multiply; spend a few minutes per day, not three hours once per month. Amplify what’s working by using different forms of social retargeting via sponsored stories, sponsored results, and custom audience targeting. Don’t waste time making reports, unless you’re in that type of company — focus on insights and actions. Software is nice, but expert action is better. Software can’t mask missing competency. Repeat these cycles quickly — you can get them down to minutes and multiple cycles per day.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook’s Development In Three Years

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In January 2010, Facebook had just 337 million users — a figure that has ballooned to roughly 1 billion this year. While Facebook is still most popular in the U.S., the social network has grown in leaps in bounds in countries such as Brazil and India over the past three years. An infographic from Socialbakers illustrates how the demographics of Facebook have changed since 2010.

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Get To Know Facebook Users With Socialbakers’ Market Insights

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Every marketer on Facebook is trying to figure out just who makes up their fan base — men, women, college graduates, wine lovers, speakers of Swahili, etc. Socialbakers has developed a program — Market Insights — that helps brands or anyone else who runs Facebook pages gain a better understanding of who is on the social network, based on their country, interests, activities, family status, gender, age, and many more categories.

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PageLever Launches Minilytics For Facebook Marketing Novices

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For Facebook page administrators looking for a first step into the world of marketing, PageLever recently launched Minilytics — a free service that aims to teach the fundamentals of social marketing. Minilytics serves as an introduction to PageLever, offering administrators a look at the best time to post, the number of fans the page’s posts reach, the most popular kind of content to post, and an analysis of the demographics of the fanbase.

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Facebook Advertising Plans Can Be Cost-Effective, Reach More People Than Traditional Means

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Business owners: you don’t need to dump a bunch of money into a Facebook marketing campaign or pay top dollar for someone to handle your social media. If you’re smart, there are ways to reach more people through Facebook (and get them to buy your product) for cheaper than traditional methods. Experts who contributed to the “Facebook Ads: Can They Promote More Than Likes?” panel at the AllFacebook Marketing Conference in San Francisco Friday showed how their businesses helped companies get their message out and sell without breaking the bank.

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