Beyond Advertising: The Real Value of Facebook for Brands

Facebook generates 85% of it's $3.7 billion annual revenue from advertising. But the jury is still out on its usefulness as an adviertising ...

21 Jun 2012 2273 Views

From Fickriver.com

Facebook generates 85% of it’s $3.7 billion annual revenue from advertising. But the jury is still out on its usefulness as an adviertising medium.

Yes you get access to 900 million people. Yes you can mico-target. And in the days of traditional interuption-based advertsing, that would all but guarantee success. But the social web is creating its own rules of engagement which is leaving many traditional advertisers like GM scratching their heads over why Facebook advertising doesn’t work for them.

In my latest Marketing Moxie column on Talent Zoo I look beyond advertising to explore the real value Facebook for brands. Take a look.

 

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Sean Duffy | @brandranter
Speaker, consultant & founder of Duffy Agency, the flipped digital agency that provides accelerated growth to aspiring international brands.