Over the course of many years, I’ve had countless small business owners ask me some version of, “What’s the deal with Facebook Ads?” These entrepreneurs understand the value of Facebook Ads and that they too need to start using the ads platform to spread the word about their products and services in an effort to take their business to the next level. Most often, they haven’t done so yet because they don’t know where to start or do not have the budget to hire someone to do it for them.
On Thanksgiving, we eat. On the days that follow Thanksgiving, we shop.
For e-commerce advertisers, Cyber Monday (November 26) is THE major holiday this month. In 2017, Cyber Monday online transactions reached $6.59 billion, a 16.8% increase from the previous year. Mobile sales hit $2 billion (!) in just 24 hours. If you’re an online retailer, your Cyber Monday online ads need to really resonate with your customers while standing out from all the noise.
If you’re still in the planning stages for your ads, do not panic! We’ve rounded up a few examples that are meant to inspire and motivate as the big day draws near.
Not all social media advertising platforms are built the same. Especially when it comes to Snapchat.
After choosing a self-service advertising model in 2017, the platform went through a few growing pains. One minute, ads cost an exorbitant amount, and the next, they were down to bargain prices. However it seems that Snapchat ads have found their footing, and depending on your goals and customers, it could be a great option for you in addition to (or instead of) Facebook.
Much like the anticipated matchup of Creed vs. Drago in the upcoming Creed II (I’ve already bought my tickets), there’s been a second battle materializing online that’s sure to be a hit with advertisers.
It’s official: Facebook has jumped into the dating pool.
Its new product, simply called Dating, is currently being tested in Colombia. Why there? It has a population of 30 million monthly active Facebook users and online dating is common. With a third of U.S. marriages beginning digitally and 200 million single people on the social network, it seems that Facebook is ready to make a move.
Pinterest is one of the social media channels out there that doesn’t get as much attention as Facebook, Instagram or even Snapchat these days. However, it remains a powerful tool for getting your content discovered and connecting with your target audiences. This is even truer if you’re planning and promoting an event and looking to 1) Provide a supportive experience for attendees who have already signed up and 2) If you’re looking to encourage prospective attendees to commit.
Father’s Day is the annual celebration of the paternal influences in our life. Whether it’s your actual father, stepparent, uncle, grandfather or mentor, father figures have spent their lives ensuring that we feel safe, supported and successful. On the third Sunday of June each year, we dedicate the day to making them feel appreciated in return.
For most of us, Memorial Day is a time to reflect on those we know who have served, to be with family, maybe go on a vacation or trip somewhere to celebrate. For social media marketers, it’s a great time to think about how you can offer related content or campaigns that your customers will respond to and will humanize your brand.
Whether you’re in the social media industry or not, if you’re running Facebook Ads for your business, you need to become very well acquainted with the Facebook pixel.
No, it’s not a fancy graphic design term for social images, and nope, it’s not a merger between Facebook and Pixar.
Are you a small business owner in the Templeton, Paso Robles, Atascadero, or San Luis Obispo area and want to learn how to use Facebook Ads to reach your business goals? We invite you to join us, January 9, 2018 at the Templeton Chamber of Commerce, Women In Business lunch, networking, and speaker event, where our President and Digital Advertising Specialist, Akvile DeFazio will present Facebook tools, tips, and tactics for success.