Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.
What’s New This Week?
Pinterest Offers New Business Analytics: “…we’re excited to announce a new, smarter analytics tool to help businesses worldwide continue to improve how they work, with meaningful insights about what their customers are interested in.”
Did you know you can target your website visitors with Facebook ads?
To learn how you can use Facebook ads to market your business, I interview Rick Mulready for this episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast.
More About This Show
The Social Media Marketing podcast is a show from Social Media Examiner.
It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.
The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting).
In this episode, I interview Rick Mulready, who is the host of the Inside Social Media Podcast—a show where he interviews successful social media marketers. Rick also teaches courses on Facebook ads.
Rick shares creative and inexpensive ways to use Facebook ads to market your business.
You’ll discover useful ways to use remarketing, how to add the remarketing pixel to your website and tools to help manage your Facebook ads.
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Have you tried Facebook’s custom audience options?
Retargeting to the right audience is a must if you want to see more conversions from your Facebook ads.
In this article you’ll discover four Facebook custom audiences you can create to retarget your content to the most relevant Facebook audience.
Why Retargeted Content?
What if you had hundreds of micro-targeting options at your fingertips?
Meeting and exceeding your advertising goals rely on reaching the audience most likely to convert.
In this article you’ll discover three Facebook targeting options that help you pinpoint the best audience for your ads.
Refine Ad Targeting With Facebook Data
As Facebook continues to evolve and strives to increase profits for its shareholders, it has slowly been rolling out a variety of advertising options to deliver a better experience for its advertisers.
The crux of those efforts is offering precise demographic targeting.
In early 2013, news began circulating that Facebook was teaming up with some very powerful data giants (Epsilon, Acxiom and Datalogix) to allow brands greater access to a vast amount of audience data. These three data giants not only tap into shopper loyalty programs, but also consumer purchase habits, demographic information and a host of other options from both online and offline consumer activity.