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Facebook’s Marketplace Offers Plenty of Opportunities for Buying and Selling

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

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With the increasing number of people using mobile devices comes the increasing number of shoppers browsing and buying products online. Consumer spending is projected to jump from $204 to $626 billion in only two years, according to Goldman Sachs. This is a huge consumer shift, one that social media platforms like Facebook are moving to capitalize on.

 

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Facebook Adds More Bells and Whistles to Messenger Bots

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

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Good news for Facebook business pages; the platform’s Messenger bots can now be used as standalone storefronts! Last Monday, the company added new features including a Buy button, native payments, and link bots to Facebook ads, allowing companies to do away with services like Stripe or Paypal, thus making it easier to increase sales through the app.

 

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Facebook Live and Videos Offer Plenty of Opportunities for Marketers

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

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Facebook—the once clogged and overwhelming feed of baby shower announcements, birthday greetings, and Monday morning rants is now recognized as the future for marketers. Creating an effective Facebook strategy has become an essential focus in social media marketing, where combining influencer marketing with interactive video content offers huge opportunities for brands.

 

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Instant Articles by Facebook: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

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When Facebook made Instant Articles available to all this year, many users were excited. Instant Articles load faster and are more interactive than most mobile websites. The news made publishers excited too; they can now host their articles within Facebook and still display their own ads while generating more traffic and attention from the social network and their respective communities. For marketers though, the news came with many important questions such as: Will Instant Articles kill my website? Is it a mistake to leverage Instant Articles?

 

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F8 Conference 2016 Highlights: Bots, 360° Video, and VR

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

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Facebook dominated the marketing and tech newsreels last week, thanks to announcements made during its annual F8 developers’ conference. Although the event is primarily aimed at developers, it’s when the company announces some of its biggest news and unveils services and features that users can expect in the coming months.

 

 

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How to Create a Successful Giveaway for Social Media

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Giving away prizes is almost a surefire way to expand your audience and increase engagement with your customers, but givaways can also be tricky. When done poorly, they can even backfire to the detriment of your brand’s reputation. Below are a few things to consider that might before you start.

 

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Instant News: The Next Big Thing in Social Media Marketing

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

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What do you think will news websites look like in the future? If current trends are any indication, they will probably look like today’s social media websites.

 

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