Spruce Media, a Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer, examined the state of Facebook advertising in the first quarter of 2013, and reported mostly positive results, in advance of the social network’s first-quarter earnings call Wednesday afternoon.
Strategic Preferred Marketing Developers
Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer Nanigans is getting bigger. The company announced recently that it has closed a $6 million round of funding to enhance its offerings on mobile, in growing verticals, and in other countries.
Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer Brand Networks announced Thursday the launch of bn.insights, the company’s comprehensive insights dashboard. Additionally, Brand Networks celebrated becoming the second company (Adobe being the first) to earn all four Facebook PMD badges — pages, ads, applications, insights.
Lookalike audiences, which Facebook began beta-testing last month, will launch this week as a targeting option on the social network’s power editor, allowing advertisers to reach out to potential customers with similar characteristics to their current customers.
Glow Digital Media, which was named a Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer last September, hopes to kick-start engagement for its clients within the social network’s news feed with this week’s launch of its Engagement Accelerator tool for its Glow Machine social advertising platform.
Facebook Exchange has been taking a beating on Wall Street, but the real-time-bidding ad-purchase platform has made a believer out of Adobe Systems, which reported strong results from a beta test with its Adobe Media Optimizer integrated advertising platform.
Facebook’s fourth-quarter earnings call is set for Jan. 30, but Facebook advertising solutions provider Spruce Media offered its early look at the state of advertising on the social network during the last three months of 2012, and the company was optimistic that the sector will continue to grow.
Facebook introduced a one-stop shop for its Preferred Marketing Developers, the PMD Center, which allows marketers to sort through the social network’s more than 260 PMDs from more than 35 countries to find the best fits for their needs.