Blab 7 #Facebook Trends #BizRocks #BizFix #fb2016trends @EmmaLBurford & @SunshineCoach

In the Blab we covered 7 Facebook Trends by Mari Smith

Here are my notes from Mari Smith’s Live #fb2016trends 7 Facebook Trends call, if you missed it you can click the link below and catch the replay.

7 Facebook trends #fb2016trends Replay Mari Smith

1) Video – native videos getting most reach. Recommend a time/budget to create video. 8 billion videos views 2015 from 1 billion in 2013!

Autoplay videos that eat up your data LOL Create content that catches people eyes…

Add a profile video if you have the feature I do but have not created one yet!

2) Facebook Live – You don’t need to be verified now and it’s being rolled out to all users over time. 10% iPhone users in the US now. Recommend you ask people to Subscribe to your videos. Make sure you edit your video! Add a category and a CTA with URL and best thumbnail or custom image.

3) Improved Facebook Search it’s coming to profiles and pages! Underneath profile pic new search box! Search for posts on that page…making pages more like blog platforms and improved notes! Improved notes look like Medium it’s quite beautiful, like a blog. Perhaps repost your blog posts on notes. Think about how you post and use #hashtags.

Launch of search FYI

Plus new directories! For local business…

4) F-Commerce & M-Commerce – Increased Mobile – Facebook could well become entirely mobile. Q3 78% FB ad revenue from Mobile 47% of users never used FB on desktop same period in 2014 34%

5) More Content Publishing on Facebook – Instant Articles pull up the Instant Articles page on your mobile! Lightening bolt on image link top right hand corner. Loads 10x faster than normal. Keeps users on site. Shopify can be integrated with Facebook for a buy button.

6) Facebook Groups – now nearly reached 1 billion users. Q3 Mark Zuckerberg said Groups are one of the least talked about features on Facebook. High decline on comments on your blogs but huge increase in our Facebook groups.

For Sale Groups – will increase as they are relatively new for buying and selling.

7) Messenger for Business – New feature integration with commerce and websites. You can request to be notified as to when the messenger will be available for your website. It will be like messenger notifications compared to a text message. The other folder has disappeared and people not just your friends can send you messages and you decide whether you have seen it. M is like a personal assistant like Siri.

New tools for pages, you can now set your own response time under settings > messages and you can add when you are away under messages. It’s becoming a whole CRM system. New activity tab coming so you can better manage your comments. And coming soon you can private message your comment makers privately!

Instagram Ads are now integrated too 🙂

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  1. how are u doing emma?

  2. Hey, welcome @onlylocals_ !

  3. Nice to Meet u UK people

  4. wanna get job as waiter in london ?.

  5. @BizRocksWomen any help work as waiter if there is chance ?

  6. @josh_wallver I don’t have any tips there Josh. Emma May

  7. @josh_wallver I the key is simply to contact in person Josh.

  8. @BizRocksWomen do u have any tips ?

  9. about help work wiater somewhere in uk

  10. you mean don’t know anybody work at restaurant

  11. It’s not our field Josh I’m afraid.

  12. thnx for helping me my moms

  13. have a good day like u so much both

  14. @Sunshinecoach Hi, sorry it’s Laura!

  15. Quick question, I have a new Facebook page and the people there are pretty much the same ones as those on my mailing list. I feel I repeat myself in both. I know it would be better if I didn’t but which do you think i should spend more time and dedication on. (Apologise hadn’t realised I had signed in on my daughters twitter account…)

  16. @Sunshinecoach Hi Wendy 🙂

  17. Hi Jackie @SocialMediaLinc

  18. Sharing others content helps everyone and supports

  19. No we haven’t done any instagram

  20. @Sunshinecoach Afternoon Wendy 🙂

  21. Get more engagement on Instagram

  22. @SciFiFunk Afternoon Steve, Laura here 🙂

  23. @Gavin_Rookyard Hi Laura 🙂

  24. @SocialMediaLinc What are you doing there Jackie?

  25. @SocialMediaLinc are you?

  26. Afternoon @SciFiFunk 🙂

  27. @Sunshinecoach Yes I live there. It is between Boston and Coningsby. The crap apple.

  28. @HilaryJSteel Hello Madam 🙂

  29. Mari Smith for anyone who doesn’t know is a Facebook pro and has recently been employed by Facebook so her advice is high value

  30. Blab is great for meeting new people.

  31. @SocialMediaLinc I absolutely agree

  32. I love the 140 characters on Twitter.

  33. Prefer blab to periscope.

  34. Like that DMs are unlimited now.

  35. might do some scopes from lincsbizexpo tomorrow

  36. Of course they would be interested in our conversations Emma

  37. Im learning Twitter all over again, haven’t had an account in 4+ years.

  38. @SocialMediaLinc Yes, although I think DMs are very misused.

  39. @KAStylesNY twitter ties in wonderfully with Blab

  40. Always good to have a wing man or woman.

  41. @Sunshinecoach Yup, thats why I signed back up. ha ha. Same with Periscope, I have live on air on my blog with a twitter plugin.

  42. @SocialMediaLinc Yes, especially if you’re like me and can’t multitask 🙂

  43. @Sirjohn_writer cool 🙂

  44. twitter is everything with working blab properly

  45. on twitter I have around 650,000 fllowers

  46. @Sirjohn_writer Kudos that’s some following!!!

  47. @BizRocksWomen I teach a course on how to master twitter

  48. Booms and Ive been slacking! ha ha. Been hanging out on Blab. Its all your fault! he he

  49. Can’t believe I wasn’t following you on Pinterest, Wendy. Love your boards.

  50. Kastyles was taken for social media so NY is there.

  51. @SocialMediaLinc Thanks Jackie

  52. Im about 4 hours from NYC.

  53. /has anyone developed a good analytic tool for blab

  54. @Sirjohn_writer Will check it out later.

  55. @KAStylesNY Oh my goodness. Stay warm

  56. @Sunshinecoach Im staying in the house all day!

  57. Thanks for a great show, sorry I had to leave, I had to take a call. Lovely to meet you Emma. Thanks Laura and speak to you soon Wendy 🙂

  58. Will be at Morning Biz Chat 🙂



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