Groups for Facebook Brand Pages in Beta.
You can target people based off of different audience segments such as age, location, education, etc.
How will this influence the way that you drive engagement on your Facebook Page?
Groups on Facebook are nothing new. But if you represent a brand on Facebook, groups for the most part have not been an integral part of your engagement strategy. All of that may be changing as Facebook has begun beta testing groups functionality embedded within brand pages.
To date, groups have been reserved for individuals to create either open or private spaces to collaborate and share information. However, there has not been an option to apply this functionality for brand pages. This can be a significant enhancement if leveraged correctly and in conjunction with other elements of your integrated strategy.
To this point, brands have relied primarily on their timeline to drive a majority of quick hitting conversations that vary based on engagement levels. But deeper discussion and interaction by the brand and consumers has been limited to date to varied apps & tabs that can still lack the level…
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Terms Commonly Used by MavenSocial and in the Social Media World
Analytics – A compilation of data and statistics, which is used to analyze and report on the performance of a campaign.
Blog – A website that allows users to reflect, share opinions, and discuss various topics in the form of an online journal while readers may comment on posts.
Brand – A type of product under a particular name manufactured by a particular company
Campaign – An advertising plan created to increase product and/or service sales.
Case Study- a careful study of a campaign that is used to determine what factors led to its success or failure
CRM (Customer Relationship Management) – Social CRM puts the “relationship” back into customer relationship management by allowing a two-way conversation between a business and its network. It is a way to keep track of your consumers and your engagement with them.
Consumer – A person who purchases goods and services for personal use.
Contest – An event in which people compete in an activity, to win something.
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