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Building brand impact using content in 5 easy steps.

building content in 5 steps
Content marketing can help you to build your brand whatever your size or industry. In addition to improving your reputation and strengthening your brand positioning, great content can also initiate new client conversations, improve your customer engagement and reinforce purchase decisions. Key to success is crystallising your message   Just this week Cambridge professor, Dr Victoria Bateman exposed herself on the BBC Today programme in order to ‘condense all her words down to a one p...
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How to invite people who like your post to like you Page EN MASSE!.

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I've posted before about a little trick whereby you can manually invite people who have liked your Page's Facebook posts to then like the Page.This manual method is explained in the video at the bottom of the article.But for a post with hundreds of likes that is an awful lot of scrolling and clicking. That's a nice problem to have because the post has clearly gone viral but it does take ages to action.Instead there is a little javascript hack you can use in Chrome which will do this ...
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8 Reasons Why Your Facebook Ads Don’t Convert.

Targeting the wrong people
So many small business social media marketers are massively disappointed in Facebook.Disappointed because they can’t reach more than a tiny percentage of their fans without paying for boosts.Disappointed because when they finally relent and try some advertising their ad campaigns never seem to convert in the numbers they were hoping for.Why might this be?With so much of our news feed featuring ads might it be that many people are simply ad blind now unless they come across some s...
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Digiterati INSIDERS: for marketers wanting the INSIDE track.

Digiterati Inside Track Facebook Group
Digiterati INSIDE Track Facebook Group Our Facebook Group (Digiterati INSIDE Track) is one of the most valuable things we bring to the digital marketing community.It's a vibrant place full of insight, advice and support; full of marketing specialists, entrepreneurs, business owners, consultants and freelancers. It's the most incredible support network and we have a lot of people who would like to have access that to date we've closed our doors to.The Group is a great place to ask...
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Can Facebook Pages join Facebook Groups?.

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I wrote an article earlier this year about how to post as a Facebook Page in your Facebook Group and have been inundated with questions since from people confused as to how you join a Facebook Group as a Page.https://thedigiterati.com/link-facebook-group-to-page/Now what people have failed to figure out is that the functionality I was explaining was (and remains for most) only possible when you admin both the Page and the Group.It's not been helped by rumours that Facebook has opened...
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How to create a Facebook Instant Experience Ad (previously known as Canvas Ads).

Creating an Instant Experience (Canvas) ad
I love that despite the proliferation of Facebook and Facebook ads in our lives there are still little Cinderella techniques that fall below the radar for most Pages and Advertisers but are pure gold for those admins who can be bothered to do the work.Innovative techniques tend to do well to bypass ad blindness and the incessant thumb scroll. You also find that new or unusual techniques are favoured by the Facebook News Feed and Ad algorithms.Canvas (or as they are now known 'Instant Exp...
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Is it best to boost a post on Facebook, promote a post or create an ad?.

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Boosted post vs Promoted post vs Facebook ad: which is best? The choice of boosting an organic post from the Page or alternatively going into Ads Manager and creating as a promoted post (or indeed creating an entirely separate ad) is a hot topic of debate amongst Page admins.It's an increasingly important question in an era of what is effectively 'pay-to-play' on Facebook. Without the boost the likelihood of even 10% of your fans seeing the post is pretty low.On the one hand it is sup...
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What is the difference between a boosted post, a promoted post and a Facebook ad?.

Difference between facebook ad, promoted post and boosted post
Nowadays you have to pay to get your Facebook content seen by more than a tiny handful of your fans. A Locowise study found that 40% of Page post visibility was paid rather than organic and that figure is on the rise.Page Admins generally resort to the Boost button to increase the reach of their content but there are two other methods of creating an ad using an existing post or web page and this article examines how to create each of those and the differences between them.We'll look at t...
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