Advertising on social networks like Facebook is a key aspect of the online marketing strategy of any internet business.
The Facebook tool for advertising, Facebook Ads, is improving day by day to provide that your company can reach the desired audience. Experts in online marketing should be very aware to their changes, as ads on Facebook are a key part of our strategy in social media.
The latest innovation is the alliance of Facebook and IBM, knowing that the data have become one of the most precious items in the area of online marketing for customizing the campaigns, to extract the maximum potential of the data.
Through this agreement, IBM and Facebook want to ensure that personalized advertising campaigns reach "the right people" and "at the right time". According to Deepak Advani, CEO of IBM Commerce: "Brands understand the growing need to provide to customers powerful and personalized experiences to feed loyalty."
Both Facebook and IBM say that through this agreement "better results for the people" will be achieved. Online marketing professionals can, therefore, a more concrete picture of their target audience, and could then also move the Facebook campaigns to other channels (physical stores, websites or apps).
Thus, Facebook became the first company to join IBM Commerce THINKLab the IBM division for research and collaboration with other companies which work with brands, with the intention of developing new technologies to customize the customer experiences.