Business Profiles

  • Hiya and Samsung Turn the Phone Dialer Into a Local Search Engine

    … a business in the same way they call their friends and family.” The top categories that mobile users search for are restaurants, nightlife, food, and home services – all categories with significant local reach. Kamat says that the idea is to provide more useful information and a better experience for people making phone calls via a Hiya “Business Profiles…

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  • Full-Screen Ads Coming to Instagram Stories; Insights, Too

    …. By creating and publishing experience-driven stories, we can truly captivate and reach travelers wishing to book aspirational trips on Airbnb. Instagram Business Tools will now include insights on Stories, including reach, impressions, replies and exits, and Instagram said in the blog post: By viewing these insights, you can learn how to create more relevant content that resonates with your audience. Readers: What are your thoughts on the addition of full-screen ads to Instagram Stories? …

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  • New Look for Pinterest Business Profiles

    …, and citing the work of Burberry, Swanson Broth, Corey Egan Jewelry and Lowe’s as examples of creative use of showcases. Pinterest said in an email to SocialTimes that more than 1 million businesses are on the social network, and 75 percent of the content saved by users comes from those businesses, and Barton wrote of the new features: Now when your…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 14 readers -
  • Instagram Adds Live Video, Disappearing Photos and Videos

    … Instagram announced two major updates Monday morning: live video in Instagram Stories and its latest nod to Snapchat, disappearing photos and videos in its Instagram Direct messaging feature. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network said in a blog post that live video in Instagram Stories and in its Explore section will roll out…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 35 readers -
  • Instagram Tops 500,000 Advertisers

    … Instagram announced Thursday that it now has more than 500,000 advertisers, more than doubling its total over the past six months, and that more than 1.5 million businesses have converted to its new business profiles since that option was made available in June. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network introduced advertising last…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 18 readers -
  • How to Boost Your Brand With Instagram for Business

    … is a contact button that, when tapped, pulls up the options to call, send an email or get directions to the business. By selecting the Get Directions button, your business location shows up on a map, so the consumer can navigate to your business or find its proximity to them. Categories have also been added to the business profiles. Categorization…

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  • Instagram Introduces Business Profiles, Analytics, Promoted Posts

    … you’ve already shared on Instagram and add a button encouraging people to take action. You can select a target audience or allow Instagram to suggest targeting for you. After that, your post will be promoted as an ad for any length of time you choose. Instagram Business Profiles Launch: Promote Posts from SocialTimes on Vimeo. Readers: What are your thoughts on Instagram’s new tools for businesses? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 31 readers -
  • Instagram Business Profiles Test Now Features Analytics

    …, website clicks and follower activity (most popular times of day or days of the week when the profile’s followers are using Instagram). Top Posts: Posts sorted by impressions over a seven-day or 30-day period, as well as the ratio of post views to followers. Readers: What do you think of Instagram’s potential first stab at analytics? …

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  • Instagram Testing Business Profiles

    … Instagram’s answer to Facebook pages, business profiles, are being tested with a small group of users and have been spotted in the wild. Instagram confirmed the test to TechCrunch, which shared the screenshots to the right and below from Later Blog. A spokesperson for the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network told TechCrunch, “We…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 26 readers -
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