Instagram has grown enormously since it was first launched in 2010, but only after Facebook bought it in 2011, people learned about the app. By 2012, they saw a huge increase in profiles where users started treating Instagram like a digital scrapbook. Since then, Instagram has evolved and introduced many different features such as direct messages, Instagram Stories, IGTV and a live video feature. In the last decade, Instagram has been a valuable channel for businesses to promote their products and services with
Are you a small business looking into digital advertising? In this infographic, we’ve outlined five digital advertising options that work great for SMBs, explained how they work and why they represent value for money.
Out of all the available ad formats on Facebook, Carousel Ads are the most interactive and visually appealing. Saying that, many advertisers struggle to leverage Carousel Ads for their business. Basics Carousel Ads let you combine 2-10 images or videos within a single ad, each with its own external link. To see the best results, it is better to limit the visual slides to maximum 5-6 per ad. Facebook confirms that advertisers have seen Carousel Ads drive 30-50% lower cost-per-conversions and 20-30% lower cost-per-clicks than a single-image link ad. Whether you are in finance, real estate, auto or travel
Video marketing has become an important strategy for both B2B and B2C businesses. Its value is increasing as 72% of people prefer video over text when learning about a new product or service. More and more businesses are seeing the benefits of incorporating video as part of their marketing strategy. How can you leverage video for your business?
Facebook Advertising is a crucial marketing tactic when looking to reach a specific audience. It can be the most effective way to advertise your brand, service or products if it’s done right. However, having a budget and knowing which demographics of the audience to get in front of is not enough. Facebook’s algorithm favours pushing organic, relevant and engaging content in the news feed. Don’t get disheartened by this, Facebook Ads do work and still offer stellar ROI, the highest of all social media platforms. Your efforts should go into creating a Facebook Ad that stops the audience from scrolling their feed in order to engage with it. So, let’s explore three important components that will help you produce a winning Facebook Ad creative. Facebook Ad Visuals Whether it’s
Online marketing has grown exponentially in a short space of time. A study conducted in January this year found that 4.39 billion people are now using the internet, an increase of 9% as compared to January 2018. So, what does this mean? The importance of social media for growing a business Currently, there are over a billion active daily users on social media. Social media has become the most popular content marketing tactic for B2C businesses. In the second quarter of 2019, an estimated 2.41 billion people
Earlier last month, experimental changes were implemented across all Instagram user accounts in Australia. Among other countries, Australia was chosen for the trial for its rapidly growing, and highly engaged userbase. In a nutshell, users in Australia will no longer be able to see the number of likes generated by a post, with the intention of taking the pressure off platform users. Under the new trial, the total number of likes on photos and views of videos will no longer be displayed on users’ feeds
A solid marketing strategy is imperative for any business wanting to make an impact in the marketplace. With a strategic approach, your business can both win new customers and keep existing ones coming back. With such a variety of marketing tactics available, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed with where to start. Here are four pillars for building a solid foundation for your marketing strategy, which you can build upon with additional tactics in time. Online Presence Having a strong online presence is crucial for all businesses. Consumers are most likely to go
Introducing to you one of the greatest highlights of 2018, ReachLocal’s very own ReachSocial Ads (RSA) with Smart Optimisation Technology. A social advertising solution for both Facebook and Instagram with AI technology, something not even Facebook offers yet. This technology is specifically designed to run multiple Facebook advertising objectives in a single campaign and optimise that campaign around one specific goal. Both Facebook and RSA have set goals you can choose from. Whether you are choosing to optimise for contact generation, increased reach or creating
Worldwide, there are more than two billion monthly active Facebook users, and over one billion daily users. Teenagers to adults over the age of 65 are all using Facebook; diversity which makes Facebook the most popular social media platform in the world. Before we begin, you need to know: Facebook is constantly updating their algorithm and marketers are embracing these changes and including Facebook as part of their strategy. Small businesses seem to struggle the most with Facebook advertising, either as a result