Author: Erin Ryan

What Happened to ‘People Talking About This’ on Facebook?

What Happened to ‘People Talking About This’ on Facebook?

Page administrators and automotive social media managers may be startled when they look for Facebook’s PTAT (People Talking About This) metric, as it is no longer located under “Page Likes” on individual Facebook pages. ‘ Is Facebook’s PTAT gone for good? No. Before we dig deeper, let’s discuss what “People Talking About This” truly means for Facebook Pages.

Businesses: Do NOT Follow Mashable’s Advice on Posting to Facebook

Businesses: Do NOT Follow Mashable’s Advice on Posting to Facebook

Dearest Mashable Reader, Recently, you read a Mashable article titled “8 Ways to Beat Facebook’s Algorithm and Keep Your Consumers Engaged” that has caused me to reevaluate their article intentions and quality… and you should too. As a trusted social media news source, I cannot help but wonder what they were thinking posting an article that includes tips that will […]

Facebook Ads Relevance Score Key Factors

Facebook Ads Relevance Score Key Factors

Facebook is introducing a new way you can see how your potential Facebook Ad will perform with its new Facebook Ads Relevance Score. The Facebook Ad Relevance Score was announced by Facebook on Feb 11 and should slowly start rolling out in the coming days to weeks (so don’t freak out if you have yet to see it).

Why You Should Never Delete or Ignore Negative Online Reviews

Why You Should Never Delete or Ignore Negative Online Reviews

As a business owner it is hard to fathom that anyone would say anything negative about your business. Yet negative online reviews still occur, and in most cases they cannot be prevented. These instances can make it difficult to control our natural impulse to feel hurt or angered, as we are all passionate about what we do and in the service […]

5 Reasons Why Dealers Should Tune into #GetYourSocialOn

5 Reasons Why Dealers Should Tune into #GetYourSocialOn

There is a lot of pressure on dealerships to get started with social media. Many Internet Managers and employees are left with handling the brand’s social presence on top of their current position, usually forcing social media to be on the back burner. This is a huge mistake. Some of the employees who are assigned social media understand it and some […]

Facebook Pages Now Display Total Post Likes Under Notifications

Facebook Pages Now Display Total Post Likes Under Notifications

Facebook is always evolving. As it’s being developed (by hundreds of developers across the world), not every change is publicly announced. Instead, most changes simply abruptly appear on Facebook. One of the most recent changes that may have gone unnoticed is the newly added “total likes” for posts, now displayed under the notifications tab. Facebook Page owners have become accustomed […]

#CatMode: LaFontaine Automotive Group Turns Cars into Adoptable Cats for April Fools’ Day

#CatMode: LaFontaine Automotive Group Turns Cars into Adoptable Cats for April Fools’ Day

While the entire Internet is buzzing today with April Fools jokes and gags, there is one dealership that is putting today’s fun to good use. The LaFontaine Automotive Group decided to take part in the day by turning their inventory images into pictures of cats. Not only is this a great idea since the Internet LOVES cats, but they too […]

Say Farewell to Automatically Promoting New Page Posts on Facebook

Say Farewell to Automatically Promoting New Page Posts on Facebook

In recent days, Facebook has made a drastic change to its Page Post Engagement Ads. This latest update to Facebook Promoted Posts (Page Post Engagement Ads) has axed the featured that allows page admins to promote new posts automatically. This will likely affect many marketers and vendors. Facebook originally simplified promoted post ads by allowing marketers to check off a […]

An Introduction to Facebook’s New ‘Business Manager’ Tool

An Introduction to Facebook’s New ‘Business Manager’ Tool

Marketers have been waiting for the day when Facebook would create a tool that could ease the ability to access client Facebook Pages. Now, that day is finally coming. Business Manager is a platform intended for brands and agencies to access data and allows marketers to apply information from one location.

Businesses Can Now Schedule Promoted Posts

Businesses Can Now Schedule Promoted Posts

There are many different ways a business can use Facebook Ads, from multiple automated ads to boosting individual posts. But the newest form of post page engagement is by scheduling them in advance. If you use Facebook pages, you may have noticed that some of your posts that were scheduled seemed to have not gone out in the past few […]

Don’t Panic: Facebook’s 2014 Newsfeed Redesign is Subtle

Don’t Panic: Facebook’s 2014 Newsfeed Redesign is Subtle

Yet again, we are looking at new changes to the Facebook Newsfeed. This time last year, Facebook showed off a concept redesign and overhaul of its look to users. This time around, however, there won’t be too much of a noticeable difference. Yet with every change to social networks, especially Facebook, as a digital marketing company or Facebook user, you […]

Why the Facebook Fraud Video is Not Completely Accurate

Why the Facebook Fraud Video is Not Completely Accurate

The Facebook Fraud video has gone viral. If you haven’t had the chance to see it for yourself, be sure to check it out: I have been asked my opinion on the topic and thought it would be best to share my opinions on the Facebook Fraud video through a blog post. As a person who supports Facebook Advertising and […]

Three Big Pinterest Expansions

Three Big Pinterest Expansions

Guess who is already back in the headlines making waves in the social media marketing world? It’s Pinterest! (You don’t get any credit if you read the title, that’s cheating.) That’s right, the social pinboard site is expanding again, this time bringing three pretty interesting user experience offers to the table. Let’s take a look at what they are and what […]

Wikimotive Welcomes Mark Frost to Our Social Team

Wikimotive Welcomes Mark Frost to Our Social Team

To truly provide value within Social Media, it needs to begin with a Social Media Representative who is willing to go the distance to understand each client, a person who takes great efforts to familiarize themselves with the client’s local area and to be able to turn creativity into social actions. Meet our latest social team member, Mark Frost, who […]

Is Your Social Media Focused on the Right Numbers?

Is Your Social Media Focused on the Right Numbers?

I’ve been talking to a lot of people about social media, and I’ve come to realize that some people have lost sight of the real goal of social media marketing. That is to say, they have completely forgotten about the “marketing” part. Yes, the social part is important, and of course you want to grow your fan base across Facebook, […]

Great Facebook Photo Size Guide

Great Facebook Photo Size Guide

How is your business page set up on Facebook? If you are like a lot of other businesses out there, you probably set up your page initially and haven’t paid much attention to the imagery you used since then. It’s kind of like the paintings in your own house, right? You see them all the time, day in and day […]

How Social Media Helps Small Business Grow (Infographic)

How Social Media Helps Small Business Grow (Infographic)

Social media isn’t just for established businesses. I want to be very clear about this because it is a misconception that I run into all the time. People start a social media page, and that big fat ZERO in the fans/followers/whatever spot just feels insurmountable. Small business owners need to understand that the zero IS surmountable, but more than that, […]

Social Media and the Christmas Break

Social Media and the Christmas Break

Today I’d like to write a little public service announcement to all of you social media marketers out there in the world. Christmas is nearly here, which of course you know, but a lot of people aren’t considering that the holiday falls in the middle of the week this year. That means that for a lot of people (maybe including […]

Facebook Unleashes Combo Like-Share Button

Facebook Unleashes Combo Like-Share Button

Last month, Facebook announced a new like share button, a strategy for the social network to help facilitate the spread of content through the web…even more than they already do. The strategy revolved around the new Like-Share combo button, a button that is literally just the Like and Share buttons merged together in one easy to use snippet. It was […]