Read any article on running a Facebook ad campaign and you’ll be told to split test your ads. Big deal. But I want you to quit worrying about testing this headline or that image for the moment and try something completely new – compare Facebook audiences against each other. Continue reading
If you don’t show your Facebook ads to the right people, then it doesn’t matter how good they are. That’s why creating the right Facebook audience is one of the most effective things you can do to get better results. In this post, I’ll show you how, using Facebook custom audiences. Continue reading
Saying, “The Facebook ad platform is the most powerful ad network in the world,” sounds a little crazy. It also happens to be true. Do you know why?
It’s because the Facebook ad platform is actually an experimental software-only version of Skynet’s artificially intelligent autonomous war machines, also known as Terminators. Here are the six pieces of evidence that prove it. Continue reading
Understanding Facebook campaign objectives is a bit like buying a vehicle: you know that they all basically do the same thing, but picking the wrong one can lead to misery and frustration.
Unfortunately, Facebook doesn’t do much to illustrate the differences between each of objective. Here’s an example. The help text for the “Increase engagement in your app” objective reads, “Use the app engagement objective to increase engagement in your app.” Wow.
To make picking the right Facebook campaign objectives easier (and far more entertaining), I’ve matched each objective with its vehicle counterpart. If only buying a real car were this simple. Continue reading
If you’re like many marketers, you may not have given the Facebook relevance score much attention.
It might be tempting not to. After all, if your ads are converting and you’re happy with the numbers, then does relevance score really matter? You’d better believe it. Keeping reading to find out why. Continue reading
When I was a kid, there was a sure-fire way of getting Super Mario Bros. to work on NES when the game wouldn’t load: take out the cartridge, blow into the end with all the electronic bits, and retry. Nine times out of ten you’d be back in business.
Unfortunately, Facebook ads are often just as finicky. Except that blowing on your computer screen won’t get you very far. That’s why I wrote this guide: to give you a 14-step guide to fix things when your Facebook ads aren’t working.