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Simple Share vs. Facebook Promotions

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Simple Share and Facebook Promotions are two similar, yet very different tools within Constant Contact. Here's a comparison of the two.

 

Simple Share vs Facebook Promotion.png

 

 

As you can see, both tools will increase your campaigns visibility on social media sites. This will grow both your fan and customer base.  Facebook Promotions are campaigns you actually create and post directly on Facebook.  Simple Share is an action you take on any campaigns you create, to share on either Facebook/LinkedIn/Twitter.

 

How to use each tool:

 

SimpleShare:

  1.        Click on the name of the campaign you want to share, and click on simple_share_button_3.png
  2.        When using Simple Share for the first time you will need to sign into each of your accounts.
    Connect with Simple Share.png

  3.        You may be prompted to give permission for the site to access your profile. (Note: If you have more than one Facebook page, such as a personal and a business page, you will need to select which one you want to connect to.)
    Grant Access.png

  4.        Next, you can edit the subject line that will appear on the post.
    Edit Subject Line Twitter & FB.png

  5.        Lastly, click on “Save and close”.  You will get a confirmation message like the following:
    Social Share Confirmation Message.png
                       (Note: To see the pending message, click on the link)

Click this link to check out our post on how to create a Facebook Promotion! (Note: Link will open in a new window).

 

We would love to hear from you! Leave a comment and tell us how you use both SimpleShare and Facebook Promotions, and the success you've had with each tool!

 

Looking for even more information on Simple Share & Facebook Promotions? (Click on each tool to learn more about them!)

KenRG

I started with Constant Contact back in October of 2006, have wore many different hats with the company, gaining knowledge in a variety of Constant Contact departments.