Facebook Rolls Out Lead Generation In Messenger-
With over 20 billion messages now exchanged monthly between consumers & businesses on Messenger, it was a no-brainer that Facebook would put it to use for advertisers to generate leads.

“Ads that click-to-Messenger, created within the “messages” objective, now opens a Messenger conversation which begins with a set of questions that can be answered through pre-filled or free form text.” – George Carey-Simos, writing for WERSM

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How to Pick the Most Effective Social Media Agency-
What criteria is being used & suggested “out there” for small biz to use in checking out your social media agency? Ever wondered? We found just such an article. How do you compare?

“Look for agencies that offer a rolling monthly contract – where you can walk away each month without penalty. A business offering those terms is more likely to have confidence in their ability to deliver – and is reducing your risk in working with them in the first place.” – Tony Restell, writing for Social-Hire

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Tips to Using Pinterest to Attract Dream Clients-
Marketers still don’t “get” Pinterest and as such waste it. Stop looking at it as a picture platform. It is most effectively used as a search engine. Social media expert Peg Fitzpatrick has some tips, including defining just who that dream client should be.

“Think about your target market and determine what they’re typing in search when looking for your product or service. Now use those in your Pin text areas:

Link text
Board name
Link alt text
Image caption
Page title
Page meta title
Page meta description
Page meta keywords” – Peg Fitzpatrick

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