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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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April 4, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: Keep it Simple

I get it. There are seemingly limitless options and features when running a Facebook ads campaign. Where do you start? How do you set up your campaign? What metrics do you care about? Keep it simple...

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April 2, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: Facebook is Testing Custom Audience Expansion

First there was Detailed Targeting Expansion. Then Lookalike Expansion. It looks like Facebook is also considering Custom Audience Expansion. At least, I can tell you my ad account has been selected for a study to test just that.

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April 2, 2022

PUBCAST: 5 Facebook Ads Tips for March

I decided to do a Pubcast version of my 5 Facebook Ads Tips webinar, and oh... there's a story here.

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March 31, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: What Interests Are Used to Target You?

Questions were raised recently about the accuracy of Facebook interests used for targeting, thanks to a NCSU study. You may start asking those questions yourself if you dig into your ad preferences to see some of the ways that advertisers …

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March 30, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: Study Finds 30% of Inferred Facebook Interests are Inac…

Researchers in a recent North Carolina State University study found that more than 30% of the interests Facebook connected to a user, which could be used for targeting, were inaccurate or irrelevant. In many cases, it was because the process …

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March 29, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: How to Stay Updated on Meta Ad Changes

There's a ton going on in the world of Facebook and Meta advertising, so how do you stay on top of it all? There are three main things that I recommend.

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March 28, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: 7 Reasons You Can't Merge Facebook Pages

There are plenty of good business reasons for merging Facebook business pages. There are also several obstacles to doing it. Some of these you can correct and some you can't.

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March 27, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: Facebook is Punishing Watchbait (They Say)

Facebook is going to start punishing video posts that utilize "watchbait" by withholding important information, using sensationalized language, and misleading the viewer. So, why am I skeptical?

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March 26, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: An Old Man Rant About Saying 'Meta'

Do you use the word 'Meta' when referring to the family of apps related to Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger? I've had a bit of a personal protest against the change. Here's my old man rant on why it's been …

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March 25, 2022

PUBCAST: A Deep Dive Into Meta Advantage

Earlier, I published a Shot about the basics of Meta Advantage. But, this topic deserves more attention. Here, I dig into precisely what this means -- not only now, but potentially for the future. And I have my concerns.

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March 24, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: Factors That Impact Your Facebook Ads Budget

How much should you spend on Facebook ads? I get asked this a lot. There isn't a simple answer, but there are several factors to consider when determining how much you need to spend to get the results you want.

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March 24, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: What is Meta Advantage?

Facebook (or Meta) just announced that it is renaming its ad automation tools Meta Advantage. Does that mean new features and functionality are coming? What does it mean for the future of advertising optimization and automation?

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March 22, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: How to Approach Facebook Ads Scaling

One of the biggest challenges Facebook advertisers face is scaling. You can get great initial results, but either they don't last or everything collapses when you increase the budget. There are four strategies to try, depending on your business, to...

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March 21, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: How to Schedule Regular Emails of Your Ad Reports

Within custom Facebook ad reports, you can choose to have regular emails sent (daily, weekly, or monthly) with your saved report to specific members of your team. Here's how...

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March 20, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: How You Can Still Compare Attribution Settings

I've long complained about how Facebook removed the Compare Attribution feature from Ads Manager during the iOS 14+ changes of 2021. Well, it turns out that a workaround still exists -- though it's strangely buried in a way that makes …

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March 19, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: How Facebook's A/B Test Feature Works

If you ever want to figure out the best creative, audience, optimization, placement, or strategy to use, a good option is Facebook's built-in A/B Test feature. Here's how it works...

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March 18, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: Dynamic Experiences

Facebook is rolling out a new ads creative optimization feature called Dynamic Experiences. Here's how it works and what you need to know...

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March 18, 2022

PUBCAST: 7 Facebook Ads Creative Optimization Features

Facebook/Meta is really bad at naming stuff. There are several ad creative optimization features that have similar names or function in close to the same way. It's no wonder they're easily confused. I try to clear it up in this …

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March 17, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: An Introduction to Web Events

Web events are critical to conversion reporting, optimization, and website retargeting. Here's an introduction to how it works and what you need to know. For more info, go to https://jonloomer.com/events-intro

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March 16, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: Advantages and Disadvantages of Facebook Lead Ads

Facebook lead ads have been around for a LONG time. While I don't use them exclusively for lead collection, they should be a part of every advertiser's toolbox. Here's a closer look at their advantages and disadvantages.

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March 15, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: Multiple Text Options Ad Optimization

Multiple Text Options is a great feature to use when you aren't sure of the best text to use in the primary text, headline, and link description fields. But, there are some things to consider first.

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March 14, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: How Call Extension Ads Work

Call extension ads are different from your typical call ads, which start a phone call as soon as you click them in the news feed. Instead, a call extension ad looks like a link ad. When clicked, it loads a …

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March 13, 2022

PUBCAST SHOT: How to Optimize Creative For Each Person

Facebook added an option when using Dynamic Creative called Optimize Creative For Each Person. This is actually a pretty big enhancement that allows Facebook to make major edits to your ads if it's believed that a user will respond favorably …

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