Everyone knows it exists, but very few people can do it right.
Facebook Allows you to target people based on:
- Marriage Status
- Geographic Area
- Liked pages/Interest
- Other demographics
Easy Split Testing and Retargeting
For those who don’t know, split testing allows you to find a winning image, video, or audience for your campaign.
To do this you run multiple versions of the ad and test them against each other.
It is important to remember not to change too many things at a time because it is harder to track the change in progress (which variable actually changed the outcome).
You can, for instance, test multiple age groups against one another at the same time.
You can track users on your website by simply putting a facebook pixel and creating a custom audience.
Companies use this to target people that have already shown interest in their particular product, service, or overall brand.
Other forms of Digital Marketing
|Google/Bing SEO, blog ads||Limited Searches per month, no guarantee they’ll click|
|Harder to target Based on Demo|
|Yelp/Groupon||Attract “negative Nancies” “Deal-Hunters”|
|Youtube||Good but limited demographic and requires good video/selling skills|
|Netflix/Hulu/etc||Harder to get a good conversion and track progress|
|Linked in||Good for Business Partners and employees, not customers|
|Good for brand recognition but not as much for local businesses|
|Can use FB to target leads on Instagram- A little harder to convert into leads. Mostly Millennials|
Facebook’s Reach and Engagement
There are about 2.7 Billion Users to target!
Zephoria.com says: Average time spent per Facebook visit is 20 minutes.
People tend to be more real on Facebook. Many people follow or are followed by coworkers and family members that mean a lot to them.
What This Means for you
Since you are only we are only showing our ads to your ideal customer, and you are able to contact pretty much anyone who is still breathing with your offer, you are able to get much more for your money as far as ad spend. You can spend relatively very little, and get a lot in return. It is easy to see why Facebook rules and will continue to rule digital marketing.