Most of the content brands post to Facebook includes photos - 75% of all content in a one-month period, to be exact. We examined a large collection of Facebook posts made by over 30,000 brands in order to find which type of post scored the best engagement. There were clear differences between top performers and the rest of the pack.
An event unparalleled anywhere in the marketing world, Engage is where the finest practitioners come together on one stage. Whether you’re a seasoned social pro or just getting started – anywhere you sit in your company – you’ll engage the innovators, discover the trends, and learn the tools that will transform your social strategy for years to come. Below, have a look at what each session has in store.
The numbers we find throughout the depths of various social media tell compelling stories, but what our clients do with that data is even better.
For brands, a social media presence is a necessity these days. From providing services to selling merchandise to connecting customers across platforms, social media has become an indispensable part of the modern business landscape. For customers, this also means that brands seem available to answer urgent demands or questions at all times.
After searching through another round of hashtag data, Socialbakers has found that posting with hashtags on Facebook has become an increasingly popular thing to do. Meanwhile, tweets use hashtags about as often as they did this time last year, and Instagram is the only network where a significant percentage of posts use more than 2 hashtags.
Facebook has announced earlier this year that sponsored stories will be discontinued as of April 9th. Though the ad type has been favored among marketers, new advantages will appear in its place. As Alexander Graham Bell famously said, “When one door closes, another door opens”. Marketers ready to embrace new and smarter strategies on social won’t be left behind.
Facebook will no longer feature the People Talking About (PTA) metric. It is already gone from Facebook Insights, and will be gone from front-end later this year. For page owners, it will be broken into more actionable metrics on a private side. There will be no public replacement for the time being.
Are you ready for Engage London 2014? We're bringing together the world's best in social marketing, and the freshest insights, delivered personally on one stage. For us engagement isn’t just a buzzword, it’s an imperative. If you’re not engaged, you’re not a social marketer! Read on to see how this topic and more will be presented at our hotly anticipated conference – Engage London 2014.
Almost two years ago, Facebook acquired Instagram. Now, on the heels of the network’s multi-billion dollar acquisitions of WhatsApp and Oculus VR, Facebook is showing just what it can do for the enterprises in which it invests.
Not all brands are created equal, and neither are the definitions of social media success. Finding the right engagement rate for your brand’s Facebook page largely depends on these factors: fan size, post frequency and industry. Using data from over 43,000 Facebook Pages of various sizes and industries, we’ve identified healthy engagement rates to help benchmark your brand and better quantify social media success this year. After all, we’re not all selling sexy cars (you'll see) - so it's time we stopped acting like user engagement is a one-size-fits-all metric.