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Ad Targeting, Advanced Lead Tactics,

5 Ways To Use Seasonality For Lead Generation

Facebook lead advertising targeting

One of the best ways to make a lead generation ad stand out is to speak directly to the user. This can be achieved in varying ways, using site cues based on ad placement, retargeting off past browsing behavior and narrowly defined demographic targeting that allows you to make certain assumptions. But perhaps one of the easiest way to stand out is to be timely, using current events, holidays and seasons to your advantage.

Seasonal Offers

Not every industry or business will be able to operationalize this, but if there is any way to tie your lead generation offer into a holiday or current event, do it. Retailers have been doing this forever, capitalizing on all kinds of holidays as a reason to discount merchandise. Why shouldn’t you? Every day has a different random holiday to commemorate, and social media makes many of them far more well-known than ever before. You can also tie into news headlines (but be prepared to act fast!) or simple weather patterns, crafting “warm up” and “cool down” offers. Anything to make your lead generation ad seem timely for today.

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Facebook Lead Ads,

Are Your Facebook Lead Ads Working? Here’s How to Tell

facebook lead ads reporting

You’ve got your first Facebook Lead Ad campaign up and running. Creative looks good, call to action is strong and your offer is compelling. You’ve even added a concisely worded Context Card and pared back your lead form field to encourage quick submission. But are your Facebook Lead Ads working? Are they generating Facebook Leads for you? And furthermore, what’s the quality of those leads? Here are a few questions to answer in order to tell:

Are You Acquiring Facebook Leads?

Log into Facebook Ads Manager and take a look at your Facebook Lead Ad campaign. First and foremost, you want to see the sheer number of Facebook Leads you’ve gathered through your campaign. (We’ll get to cost and quality soon.) The Facebook Ads Manager Dashboard will quickly show you campaign metrics, including the number of leads submitted.

facebook lead ads reporting

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Ad Targeting, Advanced Lead Tactics, Facebook Lead Ads, How To Guides,

How To: Find The Right Facebook Lead Ad Targeting

Facebook lead advertising targeting

Facebook is known for offering advertisers a lot of data to choose from when targeting potential customers. Think about it: the social network knows every piece of content a user has interacted with, every friend they are connected to and every word of every status update they post. It’s a data goldmine! And your Facebook Lead Ad Targeting can take advantage of all this.

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Advanced Lead Tactics, Facebook Lead Ads, Facebook Tips, How To Guides,

How To: Split Test Your Facebook Lead Ads

Facebook lead ad split test

One of the key components of Facebook Lead Ad optimization is split testing. Also known as an A/B test, split testing entails splitting an audience into two random segments and showing them creative that differs in one key way. This can be your Facebook Lead Ad copy, imagery, offer, CTA or any other element of your ad. The key is to test one item at a time, keeping all the rest the same, in order to find the variable that works best.

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Ad Targeting, Facebook Lead Ads, Facebook Tips,

Top 3 Tips To Fine-Tune Your Facebook Lead Ad Campaign

Facebook Lead Form Fields

Your first Facebook Lead Ad Campaign can be quite a learning experience. There are more parts to a Facebook Lead Ad than most other advertising types, making more pieces to create and manage. So once your Facebook Lead Ad is up and running, it can be tempting to sit back and just let it go. But you can learn a lot from your Facebook Lead Ad Campaign quite quickly, and it’s in your best interest to fine-tune as the ad runs. But that doesn’t mean change everything all at once! Here are a few places you can make small tweaks for big results:

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Budget Optimization, How To Guides,

How To: Set a Facebook Lead Advertising Budget

Facebook lead advertising reach

Facebook Lead Advertising allows you to generate leads completely on Facebook. Their targeting capabilities are second to none, and their Lead Ad placement doesn’t require a user to click out of the Newsfeed. In fact, Facebook even pre-populates the Lead Form with the user’s supplied profile information. This makes users much more likely to provide their valuable personal data to you. Everything is handled right on Facebook, so there is no landing page to create. Sound like an effective and efficient lead generation strategy? It is! So let’s set a budget and get to work.

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Ad Targeting, Budget Optimization, Facebook Lead Ads, Facebook Tips,

3 Ways Facebook Lead Advertising Saves You Money

Facebook lead advertising targeting

Reducing cost per lead and increasing conversions is the ultimate goal for any lead generation campaign. Countless solutions offer new ways to optimize ads and improve conversion rate. But one of the quickest and easiest ways to reduce cost per lead might be right in front of you: Facebook Lead Advertising. While not entirely new, this is one of Facebook’s most recent ad product launches and one they continue to invest and improve upon.

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Facebook Lead Ads, Facebook Tips, Lead Ad Creative,

Why Your Facebook Lead Ad Needs A Video

Facebook Lead Ad Newsfeed Video

According to Facebook, people watch over 100 million hours of video every day on the site.  And with 1.23 billion active users, that’s pretty powerful stuff. Facebook is investing a significant portion of their resources to video, adding new audio features, livestreaming and more. These developments come with new measurement tools as well. It’s clear Facebook is all about video. But does that mean marketers need to be, too? And why does that matter for a Facebook Lead Ad? Read on to find out.

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Ad Targeting, Facebook Lead Ads, Facebook Tips, How To Guides,

How To: Simplify The Lead Generation Process With Facebook

5 Reasons You Should Try Facebook Lead Ads Today

It’s easy to get caught in a single, repetitive process when you’re hyper-focused on acquiring leads. If you’ve tested, tested and tested again to find the most efficient method of gathering that holy grail of customer data, why change your process now? But perhaps you’ve only optimized that process, without evaluating other methods of lead generation. Maybe your whole way of thinking about leads needs to shift in order to streamline the process and lower your cost per lead.

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