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It's Time To Make Facebook Marketing Work

June 26, 2012

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Authors

  • By Nate Elliott
  • with Sarah Takvorian

Why Read This Report

After years of aimlessly chasing fans, it's time marketers start driving real business results from Facebook. This requires building a Facebook page that has a clear focus and offers value to customers, leveraging the entire Facebook tool kit and integrating Facebook into a broader marketing strategy. To accomplish this, interactive marketers must be both an "oracle" who teaches their organization about Facebook and a "gatekeeper" who manages access to the platform. As marketers mature with the social network and Facebook increases its commitment to brands, together they will revolutionize the advertising industry. This report is an update to the report of the same name originally published on November 28, 2011.

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Table of Contents

  • Marketers Haven't Cracked The Facebook Code
  • Follow Four Steps To Make Your Facebook Marketing Work
  • RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Play Two Roles: Facebook Gatekeeper And Facebook Oracle
  • WHAT IT MEANS

  • Facebook Finally Thinks Advertising Is Cool
  • Supplemental Material
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