Paid Social Ads Convert More Customers

Nearly nine in 10 social content interactions are in the middle of the path to purchase

The digital marketing world has been abuzz for months about Facebook’s dialing-down of organic brand content in the average user’s newsfeed—and the declining importance of the “like” or page follow in its wake. But Q1 2014 research byConvertro and AOL Platforms suggests that even if Facebook is doing what it can to push brands from an earned into a paid media model, paid ads on social networks do have better conversion rates than organic content.

Paid Social Ads Convert More Customers