Nothing lasts forever. Last week, Facebook made that clear in their announcement they will overhaul their news feed. Brands and businesses will take the hit, as messages and photos posted by family and friends will now be the priority in the elusive Facebook algorithm. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook co-founder and CEO, announced the changes in his own news feed posting:
Customizable and mobile-friendly, the List Building Tool is one of the easiest, most effective ways for marketers to increase conversion and engagement rates with their target audiences. By leveraging list building that feeds directly into your funnel, the List Building Tool is highly effective at seamlessly capturing your audience.
In today’s digital world, the biggest challenge facing brands, bloggers, and marketers alike, is capturing (and retaining) the attention of your readers, subscribers, customers.
Flash sales, discounts, and time-sensitive offers will only take you so far today. With all the noise on social channels like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter, it can be difficult to build real relationships with your audience, stand out from the crowd and truly earn their regular attention.
When it comes to managing an online community, it’s not simply a matter of collecting likes and followers via social media. To get your community working for you, it’s important to provide value and to nurture the engagement of community members.
People who like your brand’s page on Facebook are more inclined to buy your product. But how do you get them to like your page in the first place–and to like your content online? You beat out Facebook’s popularity contest known as the Edgerank Algorithm.
At AddThis, testing is a huge part of our decision making for marketing, product enhancements, and more. Whether it’s a call-to-action for landing pages or email subject lines, we take a data driven approach to almost everything we do. That’s why at the end of Q3 last year, when we saw a drop in our social media performance, we stepped on the gas with what we were testing. After we saw a significant increase in growth, we decided it was only right to share what we learned!
With the holidays right around the corner, it’s an important time for nonprofit fundraising. In fact, Charity Navigator reported that on average charities receive 41% of their annual contributions from individuals during the last few weeks of the year. So, how can nonprofits optimize their year-end campaigns and raise more money?
At AddThis, we’re constantly analyzing data from the 1.9B unique users we see per month across our network of over 15MM websites to learn how people are engaging with content. Last December, we published the best times to post on social media during the winter holidays. That post, as well as a similar one we did earlier that year, proved so popular that we’re doing it again.
Do you collect user or customer feedback? If so, how are you using it to improve your website or online business? Reaching out to your visitors and asking them how they like your site and areas for improvement is one of the best ways to better your product or business.