Social Media

best time to post on instagram according to sprout social
December 1st, 2021

You know the opening scene in the Lion King where Rafiki, in firm warrior I pose, presents Simba to the kingdom?

The best time to post on Instagram is sort of like that. Except every marketing blog thinks it's Rafiki. And Simba [aka the data] is like "I'm not so sure about this..."

So when is the best time to post on Instagram? There are approximately 39587 answers...

facebook ad not approved: edit button
November 16th, 2021

If you’ve been using Facebook Ads for a while, you may be accustomed to frequent disapprovals—sometimes accurate, other times erroneous. If you’re new to Facebook Ads, it may be a lingering frustration, trying to understand what is approved and what isn’t.

Facebook's advertising policies, with all its nuances, can be pretty overwhelming. But in this guide, we're going to help you...

post-ios 14 facebook advertiser group therapy
November 11th, 2021

A lot of advertisers feared the worst when news of Apple’s changes were made public… and for good reason. If you've seen a dip in the performance of your Facebook advertising campaigns, you're not alone.

But are the days of advertising on Facebook over? Absolutely not. Like anything new, it's a case of observing, learning, and adapting to the new world. In this article, I share six...

ads manager dashboard wireframe
October 11th, 2021

As we knew it would, the release of Apple iOS 14 earlier this year has impacted Facebook advertising in a dramatic way. Now that a few months have passed and the dust has settled, I want to share with you something I've observed in my clients' accounts: that CPMs are rising.

So in this post, I'm going to:

  • Tell you why your Facebook ad CPMs might be higher as a result...
facebook ad targeting in iOS 14 and privacy first world: ads manager detailed demographic targeting
September 13th, 2021

Facebook has been a crazy powerful advertising platform for nearly 10 years now. It’s part of the duopoly most companies talk about, along with Google Ads, as they are the easiest platforms to get started with in advertising.

Over the years, the targeting options have gotten super granular to help you better reach your potential customers.

But in recent years, privacy laws...

gannett linkedin company page
August 19th, 2021

LinkedIn is a thriving platform that millions of professionals use to keep up with their industry, find jobs, grow their skills, and build their networks—making it a powerful marketing tool for B2B businesses, no matter how big or small. 

There are a number of ways to use LinkedIn to market your business, but your first and foremost priority should be getting your ...

social media logos
August 4th, 2021

With the growing momentum of people wanting to generally connect online, it’s no wonder that businesses spend about 15-25% of their advertising budget* on just social media. But organic social media marketing is just as important as paid efforts.

Paid or organic, it's not enough to just set up your social profiles and let them sit there, essentially gaining virtual dust. Just like...

how to generate leads on facebook in ios14
July 26th, 2021

iOS 14 has certainly lived up to the headache that it was predicted to be for several months. Between domain verification and aggregated event management, your average Facebook advertiser will certainly feel lost in the new iteration of the advertising platform. I’ve even seen experienced marketers scratching their heads as the hoops Facebook now makes users jump through appear to be sloppily...

facebook ads aggregated event setup
July 20th, 2021

Thanks to Apple’s iOS 14 updates, Facebook advertisers who use events for conversion optimization now have to use the new Aggregated Event Measurement. And the kicker is that you’re now limited to only eight events per domain.

Going from unlimited to only eight events really shakes things up, because conversion events can be used for more than just bottom-funnel campaigns. I work in...

facebook logo with dollar bills and advertising report
July 12th, 2021

While Facebook advertisers continue to see the impacts of the iOS 14 update earlier this year, it remains a lucrative platform for brands to get in front of new people and to get them to convert. Whether this is your first foray into advertising on Facebook or you are looking for ways to make the most of your budget, understanding the world of Facebook advertising costs is key to keeping them...

facebook ad design template in canva
June 24th, 2021

When it comes to Facebook advertising, your ad creative is everything. Solid copy gets users to click, but it’s the images and videos that get them to stop and read your ad in the first place.

But what if you can’t afford a designer or fancy equipment? What if you are limited on design skills?

Worry no more. In this post, I’m going to cover six free and low-cost tools you can use...