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Episodes

Aug. 4, 2022

How Meta Could Leverage Outbound Clicks

If you sell a product on Amazon or another third-party site, the struggle is real with advertising. You can't remarket to people who clicked on your ad. Your optimization options aren't ideal. But, Meta has something they could do that, …

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Aug. 2, 2022

Audience Network Rewarded Video Placement and Inflated ThruPlay Numbe…

If you're optimizing your Facebook ads for ThruPlay and you're getting results that are just too good to be true, they probably are. And I will be that it's related to the Audience Network Rewarded Video placement. Here, I walk …

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May 23, 2022

When Life Gets in the Way

This episode is going to be a little (or a lot) different than most. Not about Facebook ads. This is about balancing the million and one things you're doing both in and outside of work. It's about the guilt and …

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May 20, 2022

Lead Filtering, Gated Content, and Creative Flexibility Coming to Lea…

Meta announced several new features that are either being tested or coming soon to your lead forms. While not a ton of details were provided, there is plenty that we can talk about...

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May 18, 2022

New Feature: Marketing Messages from Meta Business Suite

Meta announced a bunch of new features recently related to messaging and lead generation. One that got my attention was the ability to send marketing messages to people who opt-in via Messenger in Meta Business Suite. This could be really …

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May 16, 2022

A Rant About Building Your House on Rented Land

One of the most common refrains from marketers when a feature gets taken away or a platform gets shut down is "This is why you don't build your house on rented land!" While there's certainly some thread of truth here, …

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May 13, 2022

Meta Needs Facebook Search Ads Based on Search Terms

While you can make use of the Search placement, wouldn't it be nice to be able to bid against certain search terms when people use Facebook search?

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May 11, 2022

Meta Needs Lead Form Integration with Instant Experience Ads

The truth is that this existed at one time, but it was a buried template that most advertisers never knew about it. But, it would be so helpful if this was brought back in some way. Let me explain...

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May 9, 2022

Meta Needs Breakdowns for Any Type of Audience Expansion

I've complained a lot during the past year about how little advertisers know about how much their targeting audience was expanded or how many results came from the expansion of their audience when Detailed Targeting Expansion or Lookalike Expansion is...

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May 6, 2022

Meta Needs an Impressions Shown Custom Audience

Previously, we discussed the need for some sort of frequency control lever when optimizing for something other than Reach. But, there could be another option that would involve creating custom audiences based on people who have seen a specific ad....

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May 4, 2022

Meta Needs Frequency Capping for More Optimization Options

One of the issues advertisers struggle with most is controlling frequency. Currently, the only way to set a frequency cap within the Auction buying type is with Reach optimization. While there's surely a reason for this, it sure would be …

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May 2, 2022

Meta Needs Facebook Podcasting Features for Advertisers

Facebook Podcasts still haven't been fully rolled out, and there are rumors that Meta may change course on its investment. But, the addition of a few advertising options could make Facebook Podcasting an amazing opportunity.

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April 29, 2022

Meta Needs Additional Targeting and Optimization Options for Video

Right now, you can target people who have viewed your videos for a certain amount of time. And optimization can focus on those who watched at least 15 seconds of your videos. But, both targeting and optimization would improve if …

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April 27, 2022

Meta Needs Follower Targeting with More Granularity

Imagine you could target all people who followed your page during the past 30 days. Maybe send them a special message or invite them to subscribe to something. That may be valuable, right? You can't do it right now.

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April 25, 2022

Meta Needs Granularity of Page Engagement Targeting

You can use Page Engagement Audiences to target anyone who has engaged with your page or anyone who has engaged with your page's posts or ads. But, what if we could add some granularity to that targeting?

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April 22, 2022

Meta Needs Standard Events for Quality Website Traffic

Can you imagine if Meta offered standard events for actions that reflect quality website traffic? You could then optimize for and measure quality traffic actions like viewing two pages in a session, spending at least a minute on your page, …

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April 20, 2022

Meta Needs an Option to Optimize for Quality Traffic or Engagement

This one enhancement would drastically change my advertising, and maybe yours. Right now, the focus is to get you the most link clicks, landing page views, or engagement at the lowest cost. But, what if you could instead optimize for …

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April 18, 2022

Meta Needs Organic Conversion Reporting

I'm not the only one who wants this, right? Meta undoubtedly has this information. Why can't we see how many conversions resulted from someone seeing or clicking our post or ad, regardless of whether we paid to reach them? There …

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April 16, 2022

The Next Phase of The Pubcast

A week ago, I published my 150th episode in 150 days. As difficult as it was to stop, it was time. I learned a ton from those 150 episodes, and now I'm going to pivot off of what I learned. …

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April 8, 2022

PUBCAST: Celebrating 150 Episodes in 150 Days

This is it! It's the big one! The 150th episode in 150 days. Is the streak over? What did I learn from it? I discuss what I learned, what you might apply, and what it all means...

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April 7, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: Reasons I'm Concerned About the Trend Towards Automation

With the announcement of Meta Advantage products, it's obvious that the trend is towards more automation. Why am I concerned about this? I have a few reasons...

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April 7, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: When Should You Use Facebook Lead Ads?

Are there times when you should use Facebook lead ads with Instant Forms instead of sending people to a landing page on your website to collect a lead? I provide some thoughts...

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April 5, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: How Do Suggested Posts Impact the News Feed?

Lately, I've started realizing more and more posts from pages that I don't follow -- that aren't ads -- in my news feed. I decided to dig deeper and perform a little experiment. Here's how my news feed breaks down …

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April 4, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: 7 Benefits of Domain Verification

I've actually talked before about two of the primary benefits of getting your domain verified related to Facebook ads and posts, but there are actually several more reasons to get this process completed.

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