When it comes to like totals for the auto industry, pages for entire brands top the list, with No. 1 Audi at well over 7.4 million. But when it comes to engagement (likes, comments, and shares), nine of the top 10 pages are devoted to individual models, according to a new study by social benchmarking platform Unmetric.
These days, news gets out at an alarming speed. We no longer have to wait for the evening news or the morning paper to find out what’s happening in the world around us. Within seconds of an event unfolding, we not only know what’s happening, but we’ve seen a flood of comments and opinions surrounding the event.
Facebook may have started out as a way for people to connect with their friends, but in the process of becoming the world’s largest social network, it has evolved into the greatest marketing platform on earth. The key to the success of its marketing platform lies within two core elements: the social graph, and reach.
Social media agency Pandemic Labs created its own take on Facebook analytics from scratch, resulting in Watchtower, a comprehensive tool that allows page administrators to analyze their pages, as well as those of their competitors.
Unlike General Motors, many automotive brands have been supportive of marketing via Facebook, and it shows. New statistics from social benchmarking platform Unmetric show that Audi and Mercedes Benz USA have been two of the most effective automotive companies on Facebook, while Infiniti is the fastest-growing car company on the social network.
How did running TV ads during CBS’ broadcast of Super Bowl XLVII affect brands’ like totals for their Facebook pages? Social marketing solutions provider SocialCode found that brands that advertised during the big game saw Facebook fan increases 2.7 times higher than non-advertisers, when compared with previous fan growth.
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer OpenGraphy started the engine on a new Facebook application for automaker Volkswagen in Belgium, with the social network’s open graph actions providing the fuel.