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Both positive and negative comments matter on Meta (and we all know people LOVE to leave negative comments — Liquid Death, case in point).
Why? Because comments show that your ad is generating engagement, a metric that platforms often use to measure an ad's effectiveness.
Both praises and critiques are gold. Positive feedback boosts your brand, while addressing negative comments shows your commitment to customers.
🧰 Optimize comment management with Meta:
📈 Turn comments into sales:
Especially during peak seasons, interaction quality can make or break sales.
Ecom's busiest time of year is right around the corner, which means spikes in sales... and returns.
Here's the difference an excellent post-purchase experience can make.
But waiting too long to set this up could leave you scrambling to make returns or, worse, a drop in revenue and brand loyalty.
Thankfully, Loop gathered all that expertise in their Peak Season Resource Hub. Find the tools, tips, and resources you need BEFORE the holiday rush happens. Don't leave it till it's too late. Discover the answers you need here!
This fully unredacted (unreDyckted?) Mastermind chat with Sean Frank from last year’s C-Suite Mastermind in Victoria is HYPER relevant today and contains tons of tactical advice on how to build a brand that survives tough times.
Listen and you’ll get usable insights on things like: advanced content marketing, strategic partnerships and acquisitions, and an understanding that growth of great brands like Hermes or Monte Blanc is measured in decades, not quarters.
Ridge is solid 9-figures with eyes on a billion in three years (depending on what bubble we’re in then, according to Sean).
This one hour, face-to-face interview covers exactly how Sean plans to get there, and you get to listen in, or visit our YouTube channel to get a feast for the eyes. 👀
This episode is too big to give you the one big idea so we’ll leave you with:
One tactical tidbit: “Funnel Drains” 🌪️
Every 30 days, Sean’s marketing team offers cutthroat discounts to customers who are in their funnels but who haven’t bought the object of their desire yet.
By keeping these efforts product specific, they’re less likely to tarnish Ridge as a discount brand, and they get to cycle customers in for frequent repeat purchases this way.
LinkedIn is for B2B only, right? Guess again.
A quick scan through their new Ad Library of branded partnerships reveals ads for ergonomic shoe inserts, office supplies, and more.
It won’t work for every brand, but if your product overlaps with a professional’s day, there might be an opportunity for a new traffic source.
Need a little inspiration? Check out the new Ad Library to see what’s cooking.
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Many DTC brands import their products from China but what happens when things start to change?
For the first time since 2003, Bloomberg finds the percentage of US imports from Mexico surpasses the total of imported goods from China.
Mexico is on an upward trend to supply more American businesses with essential goods and materials. Mexico’s geographical position and participation in free trade promises unique advantages for all North American businesses.
👍 Enter the no-commitment UGC platform. Brands like Native, Topicals, and Harper Wilde connect with the right creators on minisocial. Get micro-influencer posts & fully licensed content *
✖️ Reports claim X is throttling traffic for certain publications. X leadership has yet to provide a comment possibly due to the lack of an official press office.
🎨 Uncover design concepts that resonate with your best customers. Then, effortlessly generate on-brand ad creative and lifestyle photography to help you acquire more of them with Treat.AI. *
📺 YouTube experiments with vertical live-streamed video in their mobile app. The vertical format introduces a scrollable live-stream feed.
👉 Check out this Trends Report before BF/CM. Set new records for your brand this holiday season with data from over 1,000 active shoppers. *
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