Author: Marketeering Group

Use of Facebook pages for small businesses can be a bit of a mystery – or at least a confusing. Many Seattle businesses just throw in the towel and settle for more “Like’s” as their success or growth measurement on Facebook. They don’t know how do get in front of more fans, and they don’t know how to increase engagement from the fans they have.

With small Seattle businesses, and businesses everywhere, content marketing – or Content-onomics as we call it here at Marketeering Group – can be relegated to the lower levels of your business priorities. However, content is crucial to the success of your business online. It drives more traffic to your website, by attracting search engines and human eyes, than anything else.

Content marketing really matters. Why?

Last May, Facebook rolled out their feature for promoted Facebook posts – allowing businesses to pay a fee to have their posts promoted to their fans.

Since then, businesses of all shapes and sizes have used Facebook post promotion to get their message to the masses. But if you’re not using the tool and promoting your Facebook posts, why should you?

First, let’s map out how Facebook post promotion for businesses works:

In a world where print media is dwindling to its barest bones, the right kind of print advertising takes some skill. It’s harder and less cost-effective these days to work your Donald-Draper-magic in print ads, because everybody’s busy on their smartphone or tablet.

But even mobile users retain loyalty to their magazines and neighborhood newspapers of choice, as this infographic by MDG Advertising shows. They might be pricey, but sometimes an ad in a magazine is worth the cost – it’s a targeted audience with pretty much guaranteed readership.