Facebook announced late last week that they are testing a new method for people to discover and buy products directly on the platform, and there’s good reason to be excited for this potential new feature.
Facebook’s control over the content that appears in users’ news feeds has rightfully been a hot topic of late, but the impact this has on our social media marketing efforts is really only half of the story.
The other half of the story, of course, is the impact it has on users.
What if the solution for declining organic reach had more to do with user behaviour than complicated News Feed algorithms?
As they frequently do, Facebook has relatively recently made some changes to their platform that have changed how you go about activating targeting options for Timeline posts.
“Now, When a Page tags another Page, we may show the post to some of the people who like or follow the tagged Page”. – Facebook
The observation of Remembrance Day shouldn’t be seen as a social media opportunity. If you want to pay tribute to the soldiers that have served your country on your organization’s social media properties, it is my recommendation to do it tastefully, in a tone that is appropriate for the day, and keep it solely focused on honouring those deserving of being honoured.
Every day there are businesses and brands producing and publishing amazing content, and tightly integrating traditional media with their digital and social programs.
It wasn’t long ago that I was writing about Ikea’s awesome 2014 augmented reality print catalogue, and Ikea has knocked it out of the park again with their second-hand furniture campaign.
Here are 15 things you can do – some productive, some not so much – while Facebook is experiencing technical issues.
Roughly two weeks ago – I know, I know… ancient news – Facebook added functionality allowing users to edit posts.
For many, this is a long overdue feature. It seems like pretty basic functionality to allow users to edit their posts following publication.
Testing is the best way to maximize the efficiency of your spend, achieve the best possible results, and learn what copy and visuals users find to be most motivating.
Four ideas for how to run promotions on your business or brand Facebook Timeline.
Facebook recently introduced photo commenting functionality on business and brand Pages.
So, how can you use this feature on your Page?
I’m not going to spend time in this post to discuss all of the measures by which success on social media can be measured; instead I’ll cut to the chase.
The real reason you’re probably reading this article is because of what’s promised in the title, so here we go.
The silver bullet for acquiring Facebook fans is…
For some time, the inclusion of the word ‘media’ in ‘social media’ has sort of rubbed me the wrong way.
It’s that word ‘media’ that I find causes some people to lose sight of how social media can most effectively be used and how it should be measured, and instead they start trying to compare ‘media’ and ‘social media’ on common ground.
The fact that over half of all people are going to be consuming your content on mobile devices, should impact the format of content you choose to produce, and be considered when measuring and analyzing the performance of your business’ Facebook updates.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield has successfully returned from a 5-month mission as commander aboard the ISS and has undoubtedly inspired a generation through his unprecedented use of social media and content creation.
Following are step-by-step instructions for how to gain access to Facebook’s powerful timeline post targeting options on your business or brand Page.
Creating content and engaging a multilingual Facebook community presents many obvious challenges, though none of which are insurmountable.
Following are 3 tips for managing your multilingual Facebook Page and creating awesome multilingual content.
When I logged into Facebook I was met with a notification above my News Feed for a Graph Search tutorial, and that it was available to be used. Let me tell you, I feel like a kid on Wednesday!
What will Graph Search mean for businesses and brands on the world’s largest social network?
30 creative thought-starters for pin-worthy Facebook updates.