This is probably not going to come as a shock to brands on Facebook, but if you want to play, you pretty much have to pay, as a new report from Adobe found that impressions for organic posts on the social network by brands are down 50 percent in 2014 compared with 2013, while paid impressions are up 5 percent during the same time period.
The top 20 brands on Facebook boasted an average of 14,863,452 likes at the end of September and averaged 51 posts for the month, up from 41 in August, according to the most recent statistics from social media analytics platform Socialbakers.
With the holiday shopping season rapidly approaching, commerce technology platform MarketLive surveyed 1,000 U.S. consumers and found that 49 percent will make purchases based on social referrals, and 30 percent have made purchases via social networks during the past year, up from just 12 percent in 2013.
For retailers, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are by far the two most important days of the holiday shopping season, and their ad-spending patterns reflect that, but when it comes to advertising on Facebook, that strategy may not be the most effective, according to a new study by Marin Software, a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer.
It’s never too early for retailers and other brands on Facebook to begin preparing for the holiday shopping season, and digital marketing software provider Offerpop, a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer, gift-wrapped an infographic with some relevant information to help fuel those preparations.
Social media analytics platform Socialbakers debuted a new benchmark, Smart Storytellers, which examines how much contents different industries post to Facebook and how much engagement that content generates.
The top 20 brands on Facebook boasted an average of 14,781,378 likes at the end of August and averaged 41 posts for the month, according to the most recent statistics from social media analytics platform Socialbakers.
Social relationship infrastructure provider Sprinklr, a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer, has acquired influencer advocacy company Branderati, and Branderati CEO Mark Curtis will join Sprinklr’s New York office as a general manager of its advocacy business unit.