Seven Things You Should Know About Social Media Marketing in 2017
This is the first of seven articles about Social Media Marketing Essentials for 2017.
#1 Every Facebook Post Should Include Either an Image or a Video
In our Instant Gratification society, images allow people to communicate in the quickest and easiest way possible. Jess Loren and Ed Swiderski, in their book “Pinterest for Business” (Que, 2013), asked a psychotherapist (Dr Fran Walfish) and a psychologist (Dr Raphael Wald) why society is so drawn to visual images:
The statistics support the good doctors’ point of view:
It’s a generational thing, as well: younger audiences are more likely to interact with something that you’re promoting if it’s accompanied by visual media.
And then there’s video, which is now 135% more effective on Facebook than images alone:
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