Eddie Woods, here – I talk to different business owners every single day probably 30 times a day. And one of the marketing methods that most business owners are interested in and have questions about is Facebook ads for their business. Facebook offers one of the largest advertising platforms to it’s users, but it’s also one of the most daunting to use.
The lure of Facebook advertising is intoxicating to businesses because they have over 2 billion users, so it makes sense to try to reach your customers there. But the Facebook advertising platform is not as straight forward to navigate as one might think.
It can be very frustrating for business owners to try to navigate the Facebook ad tool without having prior experience with using it. Hell, I know very experienced marketers who still have trouble with all of the features, and Facebook doesn’t make it easy either, as they seem to think that their ad tool is more intuitive than it actually is.
If you’re interested in advertising on Facebook then you should definitely study these top 6 mistakes that you need to avoid with Facebook Ads.
“Facebook ads can take up a significant amount of a marketing budget. That might be okay if you’re getting good results, but too many marketers advertise on Facebook without methodical approaches. They then find themselves experiencing the same Facebook-related pitfalls.
#1. Overlooking Video as a Marketing Method
Research from BuzzSumo indicates a decline in engagement with many types of posts. Facebook reports that up to 15,000 pieces of content could appear in a person’s feed each time they log onto Facebook. There’s more content being made than there is time to absorb it.
BuzzSumo reviewed a year’s worth of content and engagements on Facebook and found that although posts with images and links show a decline in interactions, that’s not true for video posts. In fact, there was a 10 percent increase in engagement over the past year with these types of posts.
Frank Kern’s Beast Mode Approach to Selling Online
Hey there, Eddie Woods here, my buddy Frank Kern has developed what he calls his new Beast Mode Approach to delivering content and driving free traffic on social media in order to sell products and services online. Check out this video where he walks you through what he discovered by accident mind you, and demonstrates how you can use the same approach to sell your products and services online through social media.
Frank’s Beast Mode strategy is a fresh approach for 2019 and will rocket you out of the gate right for the new year, so get crackin!!!
By the way, if you don’t know who Frank Kern is you better check yourself and get woke! Check the video out here…
Instagram New Shopping Feature in Stories
Instagram has just rolled out a new way to shop on it’s platform. This summer they tested a new shopping feature in their Instagram Stories section and it allows users to buy products and has a personalized shopping channel in the explore search bar.
Both of these new features will improve on the current Instagram shopping experience. Check out this video for more details now…
Top 10 Ways to Get More Social Media Followers for Your Business Without Creating New Content
Hi again, Eddie Woods here! One of the questions that I get asked the most from business owners is “How do I get more social media followers for my business?”
The short answer is to create more relevant content that your followers would love. But I consistently get push back from this answer. And I’m quite sure the reason I get push back is because most business owners are very busy and they don’t have time to create content themselves and they are reluctant to hire someone to do it for them.
I often tell business owners that they probably should not create the content themselves because it is quite time consuming, and I recommend that they hire an individual or a company to be in charge of creating fresh social media content to post. I stress to them the importance of hiring to fill this position on their team, but most of the time my overtures are not headed.
So since I’m tired of saying the same thing, and most of the time getting push-back, I decided to focus this post on an awesome article that a friend of mine named Rachel Rofe recently created. It’s about how to get more social media followers without creating having to create new content. Check out the article below.
“Social media is powerful. There’s no doubt about that. But social media marketing falls flat if you don’t have an audience built up, which can be challenging.
One of the best ways of getting more followers is to continuously post new, engaging content. Most of us, however, simply don’t have the time or the energy for that.
So what then? Is all hope lost?
Not so much. If you want to increase your follower counts on social media without having to create new content, don’t worry. There are tactics you can employ to give your friends and follower counts a boost without spending tons of extra effort.
Let’s take a look at 10 easy strategies below…
1) Add geotags to your photos
You can use geotags on Instagram to attract local followers. A geotag, essentially, is the current location (the longitude and latitude) of your Instagram account. The GPS device in your smartphone or tablet collects this information and makes it available on Instagram if you give it permission.
And when you add geotags to your posts, other Instagram users who’ve added geotags with the same location will be more likely to see your content and follow you as a result.
Geotags also make it so that your content shows up whenever someone searches for your location.
Basically, geotags help you increase your exposure, which, in turn, increase your odds of having more people follow you.
2) Follow other relevant brands, users, and influencers
This may seem counter-intuitive to boosting your follower count. But when you follow relevant brands, users, and influencers, often times, they follow you back. Plus, the whole point of gaining more followers is to engage real and relevant people with your business.
When looking for people to follow, conduct your search based on the following three categories……………….”