first quarter profits back in 2016 to $1.51 billion. Yet Twitter is still to make a profit. The reason for this is Facebook's launch of business pages, a way or luring businesses into creating special pages with greater functionality and insights. However by doing this, they can then affect the organic reach of their posts by changing the algorithm specifically for them. As a result, business posts are far less likely to be seen by their own fans/followers without paying to have the posts boosted. So, what does this mean for businesses on Instagram as Facebook looks to make money from it? No prizes for guessing......the launch of Instagram Business Profiles in the middle of 2016, that's what.
01 Mar How have websites evolved?
post, there are benefits and drawbacks of using paid and organic advertising. One of the platforms that is used extensively for advertising is Facebook. So we decided to delve a little deeper to see what you should and shouldn't be doing when using Facebook advertising.
Posted at 16:19h in Dan's Blog, Brand, Inbound Marketing, Social Media, Strategy Plus by strategy-plusHaving started my own personal blog (December 2016) with such vigour, full of excitement and motivation. Then the Christmas break, house move, New Year and two new starters came along, where was I going to find the time to continue what I had started?
We’ve finally come to the end of what has arguably been a roller coaster of a year. There have been many ups and downs and outright confusion as to what on earth actually happened this year. Was it a dream? Unfortunately not. Although there has been plenty to mourn this year, with the passing of many beloved celebrities, Brexit and the US Election; it’s not all doom and gloom. Needless to say 2016 has seen its fair share of viral social media posts that have kept us entertained, but what were the best viral trends that swept across all our favourite social platforms and created a fuss? Check out our favourites below!
annual survey highlighting the time spent on social media now overtakes that of TV, with 15 year old's spending on average 4.8 hours per day. What does this mean for marketers and advertisers? It's clear, go where the customers go, on to Social Media! Clearly this report focuses on young people but Social Media has been around for some time now, Facebook was founded in 2004, therefore it shows the trend is amongst all age groups. I come across many people suggesting that their business isn't social and therefore not suitable for social media. I would of course disagree, even if you are a firm of accountants, I'm confident that the vast majority of their clients will be on Facebook, therefore why not build the relationship further on Facebook?
post, Black Friday is an important date in the e-commerce calendar; for both consumers and retailers. So we thought we would put together a selection of social media tips that will ensure that you take advantage of one of the biggest commercial weekends of the year.
what engagement is and what it has to do with social media and help you boost your engagement on social media. And what better way to kick it off with the social media giant itself, Facebook? So, exactly how do you get those users liking and commenting on your posts? Keep on reading to find out!