You can’t just set up a Facebook page and wait for it to attract customers. It takes an active, and consistent, approach to work. Here are 10 strategies for success: Define your goals Define your target market Decide how much you want to spend Create your Facebook ads Optimize your ads and placement Use strong … Continue reading 10 Steps to Creating Effective Social Media Ads
YouTube TV is rolling out across the country, starting in select markets, which will feature a so-called “skinny bundle” of TV channels, including local channels. It is designed to compete – at a much lower price point – against cable and satellite packages in this era of “cutting the cord.” The YouTube TV service will … Continue reading Where does Google go when it wants to roll out a new product? Television.
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Twitter impressions are the number of times a tweet shows up in somebody’s timeline. That means every time it’s served up, it counts as an impression. Sure, you need impressions for someone to see your tweet, but an impression doesn’t mean it was actually seen. If it’s in a timeline someone scrolls past, or has … Continue reading What’s a Twitter impression worth?
Bad ads aren’t just hurting your brand. They’re hurting your sales. 60% of adults in the U.S. says they have stopped buying from a brand because they didn’t like its ad campaign, according to new poll from Civic Science. A great ad can bring new business and reinforce your brand with loyal customers. A bad … Continue reading Bad ads can destroy brand credibility – and cost you money
Nielsen, the ratings folks, unveiled a study of 500 advertising campaigns which tracked ROI against sales and media usage. Nielsen – Driving ROI in media 47% Creative 22% Reach 15% Brand 9% Targeting 5% Recency 2% Context
Guest Post: Lara Davis Your brand is the core of your marketing, the central theme around your products and services. Your brand is not your Logo or your Company Name, unless of course you are Apple or Google. For people to come and hire you, or buy from you, your brand needs to be crystal … Continue reading Branding when your name isn’t Apple or Google
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Look for advertising on NBA uniforms this upcoming season. Eight teams have announced deals with brands. Some have showed off the look – it will be in the form of a “patch” on the upper right front of the uniform over the heart. Photos: NBA Here are the teams that have publicly announced deals … Continue reading Advertising coming to NBA uniforms this season