53 Facebook Statistics to Know for 2019

As a marketer, it’s useful to keep track of social media sites by the numbers. Statistics help organize where to invest your ad dollars in content and which areas to avoid. Whether you’re interested in where to begin the buyer’s journey on Facebook or the cost of paying for ads, find the Facebook statistics you need to know for 2019. Our Facebook stats are organized into five categories: 1. Facebook ad statistics 2. Facebook user statistics 3. Facebook demographics 4. Facebook marketing statistics 5. Facebook video statistics 1. Facebook has 39,651 employees. (Source: Facebook, 2019) 2. Facebook revenue for twelve months ending in June 2019 was $62 billion. (Source: MacroTrends, 2019) 3. In 2018, Facebook had an annual growth rate of 41%. (Source: MacroTrends, 2019). 4. 56% of people visit Facebook to get information. (Source: Facebook, 2019). We all know Facebook is big, but let’s look at exactly how expansive it is by employee numbers and growth rate. As a marketer, knowing where Facebook is and where it’s going gives you information about how your[…]

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How to Use Facebook for Business: 25 Facebook Marketing Tips and Tricks

Facebook for Business Tips: Create a business Page, not a personal profile. Claim your Page’s vanity URL. Add a great cover photo. Add a recognizable profile picture. Optimize your “About” section — especially the preview. Earn the “Very responsive to messages” badge. Add milestones. Choose a call-to-action button. Create a business Page, not a personal profile. Create custom page tabs. Prioritize quality over quantity. Post at the best times for your audience. Post your best blog content. Make sure your blog posts’ meta descriptions are complete. Remove links from your post copy. Post your most compelling visual content. Make sure your images are properly formatted. Post videos, especially live videos. Use Facebook Insights. Schedule posts in advance. Add Facebook social media buttons to your blog and website. Subscribe to Facebook’s Official Blog for future announcements from Facebook. Choose the right advertising tool. Use Audience Insights to learn about your audience. Test multiple versions of a single ad. Although some of the younger demographics are passing up Facebook in favor of tools like Instagram and Snapchat,[…]

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13 of the Best Facebook Live Videos We've Ever Seen

In 2016, Facebook launched its live feature. By 2018, one out of every five videos on the social network was a live broadcast. So far, many brands have gotten on the Facebook Live bandwagon by creating streams to discuss their product, show off knowledge of their industry, or simply entertain and grow Facebook audiences.  With this in mind, carving out a strategy for Facebook Live seems like a no-brainer. Now, we get it. Going live, well, it’s kinda scary. What if you mess up? What if the camera wigs out? There are a number of things that could go wrong. But while you’re contemplating the risk, a ton of brands are out there engaging their audience in some really exciting and personal new ways. To help you shake the nerves, we put together a list of some of the best Facebook Live broadcasts we’ve ever seen. From live debates to intense trainings, you’ll get a little taste of everything to inspire you to add live streaming to your Facebook marketing strategy. (And read this article for[…]

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Instagram, Facebook, or Snapchat: Which Stories Are People Actually Watching?

While Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat seem like incredibly different platforms, there’s one thriving feature that all three have in common: Stories. By now, many of us have used or viewed a Story on a social media platform. This content serves as a way to chronicle our daily lives, vacations, and interesting outings. Stories also allow us to tap into our creative or highly visual side. As video platforms continue to expand, this type of feature won’t be losing steam any time soon. Marketers have also become quite Story-savvy. On any given platform with this feature, you can find a number of brands using Stories to publish educational content related to their industry, show how-tos related to their products, or display customer testimonials. As brands experiment with linking Stories to online content, they’re finding that the strategy can actually generate significant traffic. Stories provide a number of solid marketing opportunities across platforms. And, right now, the question marketers are asking isn’t, “Should I publish Stories?” Instead, they might be wondering, “Which social platform should I publish[…]

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14 Essential Tips for an Engaging Facebook Business Page

Whether you’re setting up a brand new Facebook Page for your brand, or you just want to make the most of your existing one, it’s probably a smart move — Facebook is home to nearly 2 billion monthly active users. It should be easy enough, right? Just slap together a photo, a couple of posts, and expect the leads and customers to roll on in, right? Wrong. If you’re not creating a Facebook Page with a comprehensive strategy to get noticed, Liked, and engaged with, the chances of actually generating leads and customers from it are pretty slim. For example, you can’t just choose any picture — you have to choose one that’s the right dimensions, high-resolution, and properly represents your brand.  But it doesn’t end there — so we compiled the tips below to make sure you’re creating an engaging page that takes full advantage of everything Facebook marketing has to offer. Listen to an audio summary of this post:   14 Facebook Business Page Tips Don’t miss this live virtual event with Facebook[…]

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11 Facebook Case Studies & Success Stories to Inspire You

Although Facebook is one of the older social media networks, it’s still a thriving platform for businesses who want to boost brand awareness. With over 2.38 billion monthly active users, you can use the platform to spread the word about your business in a number of different ways — from photos or videos to paid advertisements. Because there are so many marketing options and opportunities on Facebook, It can be hard to tell which strategy is actually best for your brand. If you’re not sure where to start, you can read case studies to learn about strategies that marketing pros and similar businesses have tried in the past. A case study will often go over a brand’s marketing challenge, goals, a campaign’s key details, and its results. This gives you a real-life glimpse at what led a marketing team to reach success on Facebook. Case studies also can help you avoid or navigate common challenges that other companies faced when implementing a new Facebook strategy. To help you in choosing your next Facebook strategy, we’ve[…]

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