EP217: 7 Facebook Advertising Stats EVERY Marketer Should Know

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By Molly Pittman, Ralph Burns. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In spite of the challenges it faced in 2018, Facebook still remains the 800 pound gorilla of the social media world. With over 7 million advertisers and a combined 3 billion active users, it's where your customers are—and the ideal place to advertise your product or service.

In this episode, Ralph reviews 7 statistics that every Facebook advertiser, or would be advertiser, should know. Whether you're brand new or have been buying Facebook ads for years, you won't want to miss this episode to gain further insight on why the platform is so influential and as a marketer, how you can leverage it to launch, grow or scale your business.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • The amount of time people are spending on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and Snapchat
  • Why advertisers need to make short form videos with text overlay or upload SRT files
  • The reality of the death of organic reach on Facebook and how much businesses can expect to pay daily to advertise
  • Why all Facebook posts need to be made for mobile first and desktop second

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

53 Incredible Facebook Statistics and Facts

Facebook Active Advertisers 2019

News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2018

WhatsApp ads to appear in app from 2020

Episode 49: Boosted Posts: Microtargeting and Other Advanced Uses of Facebook’s “Easy Button”

Episode 75: How Facebook Ads Decided the U.S. Presidential Election

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