Tiger Pistol, a Facebook Marketing Partner Since 2013, Has Been Focused on Driving Results for Local Businesses for Almost a Decade. Their Success in Creating Social Strategies for Some of the World’s Biggest Brands Has Led to Their New Purpose-Built Location Enablement Features for Multi-Location Brands, Which Were Made Available in the Tiger Pistol Platform on October 9th
Tiger Pistol, the leader in local Facebook & Instagram advertising, announced that its clients now have access to an innovative set of features that empower multi-location brands to enable their networks with best-practice, brand approved, hyper-local campaigns. Brands are expected to spend over $33.8b on Facebook in 2018, and until now, there has been no real way for brands to realize and capitalize on the benefits of Facebooking advertising at a local level.
The updates come at a critical time as brands continue to shift their spend locally. “While the major platforms have begun to offer advertising objectives that align with local needs such as calls or visits, none offer the tools to activate or manage this at scale, especially for those with multiple locations,” said Tiger Pistol advisor and former Facebook exec, Scott Hannan.
For the first time ever, brands can create and distribute Facebook & Instagram campaigns to thousands of locations, and can determine how much control individual locations have over ad content, duration and budget. “Brands want to take advantage of their networks and empower teams at this local level, which is why these tools are increasingly in demand and driving real results,” Hannan stated.
When asked about the importance of these new features, Tiger Pistol CEO & Co-Founder, Steve Hibberd, stated, “It’s clear that mar-tech has a long way to go to support the intricacies of franchise and decentralized brand networks and how they manage local advertising efforts. We’re solving one piece of the puzzle – providing brands that are already spending millions of dollars on social, a more efficient, local-centric way to spend those budgets, resulting in better outcomes for brands, their locations and most importantly, their customers.”
The new Location Control features provide an easy way for corporate management to define every aspect of the campaign, including objective, localized targeting, media and dynamic copy. Corporate can determine how much control each location has over changing the content of the campaign, from editing copy to selecting from pre-approved media or even uploading their own media. New funding features enable corporate to determine whether they pay for the campaign spend from a centralized budget, if they want to allow the location to add budget to their campaigns, or require the location to pay for the campaign budget completely. Campaign templates are distributed in seconds and locations are automatically notified to take action.
“We continue to see a significant increase in results when brands shift their budget from broad awareness objectives to local direct-response ads. Asahi Premium Beverages generated a 710% year-on-year increase in sales quantity via a local campaign strategy for the launch of Estrella Damm in select retailers,” said Troy Townsend, CCO and Co-Founder at Tiger Pistol. “We’re excited that we’ve been able leverage a decade of experience, our partnership with Facebook, and our integration with Yext, to build something that truly enables our clients to drive better results, maintain brand consistency and collaborate with their locations.”