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The world of social media is a complicated one, and each platform has its own nuances and demographics. Our collection of social media blog posts gives marketers the ability to harness the power of social media marketing to grow your business, with strategies, creative ideas, captions, and templates for Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, LinkedIn, and more.

How to Create Amazing Facebook Audiences You Can Actually Sell To

Who should you target on Facebook, and how? In this guide you'll learn how targeting on Facebook works, how to create Facebook audiences that will actually want to buy your stuff.

Allen Finn
November 1, 2017 | Facebook Ads

4 Ways Facebook Messenger Ads Are Awesome (& How to Set Them Up)

What are Facebook Messenger Ads? How can you use them to drive sales, increase conversions and qualify leads? Today you'll learn everything you need to know about this exciting new ad type.

Brad Smith
October 30, 2017 | Facebook Ads

Case Study: Google Search Ads vs. Facebook Ads for a Small Local Business

By testing and trialling both Facebook ads and Google search ads as part of the marketing mix, you can find what works best for you. Here's what happened for a small local business.

Guest Author
October 27, 2017 | Facebook Ads

What’s the Deal with Quora Ads? How-To + Case Study

What's the deal with Quora ads? Do they work? Learn the ins and outs of Quora ads with this helpful how-to guide, plus a look at our own results with the platform!

Allen Finn
October 24, 2017 | Social Media

How to Create Facebook Ads That Look (and Perform!) Great

Here it is, your complete Facebook ads guide! Here's what you need to know to create great-looking and effective Facebook ads, with tips on how to find attention-grabbing images for your ads, Facebook ad type specs and more helpful info.

Margot Whitney
September 26, 2017 | Facebook Ads

The Beginner’s Guide to B2B Facebook Advertising

B2B Facebook Advertising represents a massive business growth opportunity if you know what you're doing. Learn the fundamentals, from campaign and ad set creation to developing hyper-targeted audiences, with this beginner's guide.

Allen Finn
September 25, 2017 | Facebook Ads

Facebook Relevance Score: 4 Key Facts to Know

Understanding Relevance Score is the key to understanding and dominating Facebook advertising. Learn what Facebook Ad Relevance Score is, how it’s calculated and what you can do to improve your score.

Allen Finn
September 14, 2017 | Facebook Ads

The Last Guide to Facebook Ad Account Structure You’ll Ever Need

Whether you’re trying to drive traffic to your site or get conversions, your Facebook ad account structure matters! These methods of structuring your account are essential to your account’s overall health.

Brett McHale
August 30, 2017 | Facebook Ads

How I Achieved a 48% Success Rate Using Twitter for Link Building

Tired of low link building success rates? Find out how we leveraged Twitter for outreach to receive an insane 48% of the links we asked for.

Gordon Donnelly
August 25, 2017 | SEO

Facebook Ads Manager vs Power Editor: Which Is Better?

Facebook Ads Manager versus Power Editor: Which is the best way to create, manage, and optimize your Facebook ad campaigns? We give you the pros and cons of each tool here.

Allen Finn
August 22, 2017 | Facebook Ads

24 Instagram Marketing Tools for More Followers, Likes & Sales

Instagram isn’t an option for marketers, it’s a necessity. And there are plenty of tools, many of them free, to help you create better Instagram posts! Use these Instagram marketing tools for filtering, scheduling, analytics and get a more beautiful, likable Instagram feed.

Mary Lister
August 21, 2017 | Instagram

5 Ways to Use Facebook Ads to Take Down Your Competitors

At least one of Facebook’s 5 million advertisers is your direct competitor. Let’s dig into five effective ways you can use Facebook ads for competitive advertising to take them down.

Allen Finn
August 1, 2017 | Facebook Ads

The Ridiculously Awesome Guide to Facebook Live

Live video is huge for brands, but small businesses can take advantage too! Learn how and why to use Facebook Live for marketing, including tons of tips and best practices, in this guide.

Best New Online Advertising Features of 2017 (So Far)

Highlighting 2017's best new online advertising features across search and social ad channels, including some potentially paradigm-shifting features to try in your digital marketing campaigns!

Allen Finn
July 17, 2017 | Facebook Ads

Hack Your Sales Funnel with Facebook Interest & Behavior Targeting

Learn how to build new Facebook audiences from scratch using manual targeting methods that help you find your best, most conversion-ready audience through interest and behavior targeting.

Brett McHale
July 13, 2017 | Facebook Ads

8 Proven Hacks to Turn Any Restaurant into an Instagram Powerhouse

Looking for some fool-proof ways to market your bar or restaurant on Instagram? These seven proven hacks will grow your following, expand your reach, and have customers lining up at your door.

Gordon Donnelly
July 6, 2017 | Instagram

How Much Do Instagram Ads Cost? Plus 8 Tips for Saving Money

Instagram posts tend to get 10 times more engagement than Facebook posts on average. In this post, we look at how much Instagram ads cost, and dive into some ways you can make the most of your Instagram ad budget.

Lisa Smith
June 5, 2017 | Instagram

How to Advertise on Facebook in 10 Steps

Advertising on Facebook is hard, but not impossible! Learn how to advertise on Facebook in 10 steps with this infographic and guide, so you can build your business and make more money.

Allen Finn
May 31, 2017 | Social Media

13 of the Best Instagram Ads We’ve Ever Seen

Need some Instagram advertising inspiration? Welcome to the Oscars of Instagram Ads. It’s going to be a star-studded post. Even better, we’ll take you behind the scenes and show you just how to duplicate these amazing Instagram ads' award-winning looks.

Mary Lister
May 17, 2017 | Instagram

4 Free Resources to Inspire Better Ad Creative

Feeling uninspired? Check out our short list of the best free resources you can peruse to inspire better, more beautiful and effective ad creative.

Allen Finn
May 10, 2017 | Facebook Ads

How to Use Instagram Giveaways to Grow Your Following

Learn how to use Instagram giveaways to drive traffic to your site and grow your Instagram audience by up to double -- for just cents per follower!

Dan Shewan
May 10, 2017 | Instagram

3 Reasons You Need to Try Pinterest Ads

With an $11 billion valuation and $300 million in revenue in 2016, Pinterest is a social network that means business: learn how you can use its new ad platform to reach and engage with your future customers.

9 Ways Facebook Creative Hub Will Energize Your Social Ads

By our count there are 9 ways Facebook Creative Hub can help you create better Facebook and Instagram ads: Here's how to use it to take your paid social game to the next level!

Allen Finn
April 24, 2017 | Facebook Ads

31 Mind-Boggling Instagram Stats & Facts for 2024

Launched in 2010, Instagram has taken the mobile photo-sharing niche by storm, with no signs of stopping soon. Thinking about using Instagram to market your business? Want to become Instagram famous? Here are the coolest, most surprising Instagram statistics and facts to know for this year.

Mary Lister
April 19, 2017 | Instagram

The 10 Best Facebook Advertising Features Right Now

Facebook makes it simple to find your ideal audiences and drive conversions with great ads. Use our favorite Facebook advertising features to reach your future customers today.

Allen Finn
April 18, 2017 | Facebook Ads

LinkedIn’s New Lead Gen Forms vs. Facebook Lead Ads

LinkedIn’s new Lead Gen Forms will be a boon for B2B advertisers. Let’s compare them to Facebook Lead Ads and see whether LinkedIn Lead Gen Forms are right for your business.

Allen Finn
April 10, 2017 | Social Media

The Real Effect of Running a Facebook Ad Campaign in 5 Charts

We looked at the data and found that the Facebook pages of advertisers have dramatically better engagement metrics across the board than those who invest nothing in paid social.

Allen Finn
March 28, 2017 | Facebook Ads