Publisher trend inception: Facebook Live meets commerce strategies

Brit + Co and Mindbodygreen are seeing early success in using Facebook Live to drive people to pay for how-to courses. Brit + Co’s recent Facebook Live with a handlettering expert drove 180 pre-registrations for its class -- four times the usual average. Meanwhile, Mindbodygreen has been hosting Facebook Live videos with yoga and meditation experts, which has helped the format become a noticeable driver of conversions. Both plan to do more Facebook Live promos in 2017. The post Publisher trend inception: Facebook Live meets commerce strategies appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook hiding likes and video views could force publishers to shift strategies

Facebook is running an experiment to hide "like" counts and other public-facing social scores in select markets. The social network confirmed Friday that it started hiding like, reaction and video view counts in a limited test across the social network as part of an effort to improve the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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By hiding likes and video views, Facebook could force publishers to shift strategies

Facebook is running an experiment to hide "like" counts and other public-facing social scores in select markets. The social network confirmed Friday that it started hiding like, reaction and video view counts in a limited test across the social network as part of an effort to improve the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-27 20:39:27 UTC ]
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Inside Facebook-born Freeda Media’s distributed publishing strategy

Two-year-old female-focused Freeda Media has worked with 150 brands on branded content campaigns, and revenue has seen triple-digit growth. The post Inside Facebook-born Freeda Media’s distributed publishing strategy appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How France’s top Facebook publisher Chefclub is growing commerce

“We’d rather keep ad-free content that promotes Chefclub products at the end rather than inserting the content with a Facebook ad. That’s much healthier.” The post How France’s top Facebook publisher Chefclub is growing commerce appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite subsidies disappearing, some publishers see hope for Facebook Live post-algorithm change

A majority of top publishers continue to post live videos to Facebook each month, according to data from Socialbakers. The post Despite subsidies disappearing, some publishers see hope for Facebook Live post-algorithm change appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Facebook Live video dreams fade, publishers look again to Twitter

Twitter's approach to promoting and monetizing live video is winning fans among publishers. The post As Facebook Live video dreams fade, publishers look again to Twitter appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Social is a black hole’: Commerce-focused publishers have a Facebook problem

For publishers that are trying to drive revenue through commerce, figuring out where Facebook fits into their strategies has been a challenge. The post ‘Social is a black hole’: Commerce-focused publishers have a Facebook problem appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Podcast: LittleThings’ Gretchen Tibbits on distributed publishing, skipping Snapchat and Facebook Live

On this episode of the Visionaries Podcast, we sat down with Gretchen Tibbits, COO, and president of uplifting content publisher LittleThings to talk Facebook Live, Snapchat, distributed publishing, and duopoly. Sponsored content by GumGum The post Podcast: LittleThings’ Gretchen Tibbits on... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook: Before E3, 2K, Bethesda Are Among the Top Trending Publishers

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) takes place in Los Angeles June 13 through 15, and as the excitement builds, Facebook revealed the top trending video games and publishers on its platform leading into the show. The top trending publishers and video games were those that experienced the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers are using Facebook video to drive commerce revenue

Facebook’s embrace of video hasn’t done much good for publishers' balance sheets, so some have looked to make it a commerce driver. The post Publishers are using Facebook video to drive commerce revenue appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Don’t just survive: A three-step publisher strategy to beat Facebook at its own game

Get a group of digital publishers together, and you won’t get five minutes into the conversation without someone addressing the elephant in the room — Facebook. The social giant is unilaterally resetting the terms of its relationship with publishers, sending dwindling audience numbers to... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK publishers see Facebook Live viewership stagnate

In the U.K., the number of Facebook Live videos publishers are creating has plateaued, according to SocialBakers data, and reach is also falling. The post UK publishers see Facebook Live viewership stagnate appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News publisher Attn is crowdsourcing Facebook Live coverage

News site Attn, which gets 400 million views per month on Facebook, is investing in Facebook Live -- and outsourcing some of that content to external parties. To cover two protests in January, Attn recruited protesters on-site to provide a live feed for its Facebook page. Attn also live streamed... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook stops paying publishers to stream live video

For a while, Facebook was obsessed with live video -- it even paid publishers to make sure there was a steady flow of professionally-shot streams on offer. However, Zuckerberg and company appear to be tempering their enthusiasm a little bit. Recode s... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers brace for what happens if Facebook stops paying for live videos

Facebook has been paying media partners to produce a certain amount of live video content per month. Most of these deals run for 12 months. Partners are aware that Facebook, having already collected a lot of data around live video consumption, might stop funding content. This could spell trouble... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers adopt Facebook Live, but struggle with monetization and discovery

Since Facebook introduced live video in January, publisher adoption is climbing. But questions remain about how to make the best use of the feature and how much to invest in a feature whose ability to monetize is still limited. That's why, for now, many see live as an audience-building exercise.... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Tweak Their Approach to Facebook Live

Facebook wants users of its Facebook Live streaming service, including media publishers, to "go live frequently," so as to maintain a steady stream of offerings and grow a base of consistent viewers, as encouraged in an online "tips" page. But just how often to really use Facebook Live is a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Brexit is helping shape Business Insider’s Facebook Live strategy

For Business Insider, Facebook Live means more live news and events coverage. The publisher is now doing six live streams per day across its Business Insider, Business Insider UK, Tech Insider and Insider pages. The content, which is overseen by a four-person team, focuses on covering big news... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Pays Publishers Over $50 Million to Start Using Live Video

Company signs over $50 million in deals with 140 companies and celebrities for Facebook Live content. The post Facebook Pays Publishers Over $50 Million to Start Using Live Video appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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