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People are doing just about everything nowadays through Facebook — except buying ketchup. Heinz has not been seeing the results it has hoped for through Facebook’s storefront, and a marketing director spoke recently at a conference in London about how it’s tough to sell through Facebook.
Walmart and Energy Sheets teamed up for a simple Facebook contest: The individual Walmart store page to get the most likes will get a visit from rapper Pitbull, an Energy Sheets brand ambassador. However, thanks to a grassroots social media campaign, the Miami native might need to bring a coat. The current leader? Kodiak, Alaska.
Facebook announced that it will test a promote button, which will allow managers of pages for small and midsized businesses to promote their content by creating sponsored stories or ads.