Study: What 100 Social Media Followers are Worth

When it comes to the social web, platforms like Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram command billions of eyeballs every year. This makes the channels too big to ignore, so you have no choice but to participate in them to avoid missing out on revenue and traffic. That brings the question how much time and money should … Continued

What Is Facebook ThruPlay?

If you are using video in your Facebook Ads you’ll need to consider ThruPlay optimization and how it will affect your campaigns. In September 2018, Facebook introduced ThruPlay ad optimization for video views campaigns. Facebook considers a Thruplay when your video ad is watched to either completion or at least 15 seconds in the case … Continued

How to Use Facebook Video Ads

Video is among the most popular type of content on the internet, and with good reason. By 2022, online videos will make up more than 82% of all consumer internet traffic – 15x higher than it was in 2017. Studies show shoppers who view videos are 1.81x more likely to purchase than non-video viewers. So … Continued

6 Ways to Engage Your Audience on Social Media

Social media can be a beast at times and leave you and your team frustrated. There are some methods that work for one group and others that work for another. Sometimes, you just have to experiment and take notes on what works and what doesn’t. But what if you’re stuck on where to start? Take … Continued

Facebook Pixel Losing Effectiveness for Marketers

In the coming months, Facebook will release its Clear History tool. Once it is released, the new feature will allow users to see, manage, and disconnect activity that happens off-Facebook from their user profile. As such, the tool will impact marketers ability to reach a targeted audience on the platform. What is the Clear History … Continued

How to Optimize Your Facebook Page

If you want to be sure you’ll reach your audience, then you’ll want to be on Facebook. After all, 2.23 billion people log in to the social network every month. 66% of U.S. adults report that they are Facebook users, and 74% of them say the use the platform every day. Both daily and monthly … Continued

Lush UK Quits Social Media

Earlier this month, cosmetics brand Lush, announced on social media that they are quitting social media. (Ironic, right?) Lush is a global brand known for their bath bombs, body care products, and makeup. The social media boycott applies only to the UK division, as Lush North America has announced it will continue to be active … Continued

New Features Coming to Facebook Groups

Facebook Groups are a valuable tool for many businesses, because it allows them to build a connection with customers and prospects on a platform they’re already using regularly. Coming together with a group of like-minded people allows you to build trust and stronger, more meaningful, relationships. Why You May Want Both a Facebook Page and … Continued

Facebook Group Monetization 101

If you’re the admin of a popular Facebook group, it may be time to put that group to work earning money for you. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to monetization, as a lot of what will work for you depends on your niche, level of engagement, and group size. To attract major brands, it’s safe to … Continued

Creating a Community: How to Better Manage a Facebook Group

Having a presence on social media is critical to brand awareness. While your marketing goals are ultimately always going to be conversions, your social media goals should include relationship building and engagement as well as the eventual benefit of converting followers into sales. The organic algorithm associated with fan and business pages doesn’t allow for … Continued

10 Reasons You Need to Start Focusing on Facebook Stories

Tired of fighting to get your content seen in the regular Facebook newsfeed? Not sure how to organically bypass the regular algorithm? You might be missing out on a really compelling feature: Facebook Stories. This often-misunderstood feature originally allowed personal users to share snapshots of their lives for a limited length of time. It has … Continued

Is Facebook the Next Best Zone for Influencers to Make Money?

  We spent the last year telling you that Instagram is the biggest up-and-coming platform, both for regular businesses and for influencer marketers. Now, we’re about to turn that advice on its head and suggest that Facebook may be a serious contender for second place by the end of the year. Facebook officially launched a … Continued

5 Facebook Changes Spurred On by Cambridge Analytica

  Facebook is currently struggling from a poor public image issue. Somehow, the platform managed to allow research company Cambridge Analytica to not only access, but retain years worth of private data for nearly 50 million different users on the platform. Users who, for the most part, had no idea their info had been gathered, … Continued