Facebook Strategic Partnerships Lead for Music and Entertainment Charles Porch talked celebrities, fan engagement, and TV-show promotion with Variety Editor-in-Chief, Digital Andrew Wallenstein at the Variety Entertainment and Technology Summit last week in Marina Del Rey, Calif.
Facebook’s cost per click dropped 40 percent over the past 12 months, while the click-through rate for advertising on the social network soared by 275 percent, and return on investment was up 58 percent, according to a study of some 131 billion Facebook ad impressions, 400 million unique visitors, more than 1 billion posts, and 4.3 billion engagements over the past 12 months by Adobe.
European and Asian social media agency KRDS officially launched its PromoFactory product for Facebook page administrators earlier this week, after introducing it last month, and the Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer marked the launch with an infographic comparing the performance of posts by brands on the social network and Timeline contests and promotions.
Facebook is at it again: Have you heard about the updates that affect business pages? If you manage a business page, you’ll want to know about them. Let’s jump right in.
Superfans are the most important people in Facebook brand communities, but getting them to engage is only one-half of the battle. They are by nature a small, crucial minority of a much larger fan ecosystem. A successful influencer-activation strategy must take into account how to shape a great experience for the many different types of fans.
How many of the Fortune 500 companies have accounts on Facebook-owned photo-sharing network Instagram? According to digital intelligence firm TrackMaven, the answer is 123, and of those 123, 112 (or 91 percent) have posted at least once, and 17 percent (85) posted in the 30 days leading up to Sept. 17.
Walmart remained the top brand on Facebook in the U.S. for August, with nearly 31 million local fans, while Disney was the top media company in that category, and Sprint was tops on the Socially Devoted list, which analyzes companies in terms of responses to questions on Facebook and Twitter, as well as response times, according to the latest report from social media analytics platform Socialbakers.
Facebook Chief Marketing Officer David Fischer is thinking global, saying at K8: Kenshoo Global Client Summit in Sausalito, Calif., Monday that as the social network’s user base increases in countries, ad revenue growth is rising in tandem.