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I get it. Sometimes you get your ads rejected. Sometimes you get an account shut down by mistake. This message isn't about you. Make an attempt to do things ethically -- the right way -- and you'll have a much better chance at long-term success.

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Just because the objective of your campaign was traffic or engagement or leads doesn't eliminate the possibility of a more significant conversion. Make sure to do this...

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Feb. 19, 2022

The Facebook Ads Funnel

The temptation may be to spend all of your ads budget on driving sales. And for ecomm businesses, that may be logical. But, for many of the rest of us, you should consider a tiered approach. This is how I use the Facebook ads funnel.

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Facebook ads optimization can be incredibly powerful. It can also work in the opposite direction if you're not careful.

For more on this, read my post here:

https://www.jonloomer.com/facebook-ads-optimization-problems/

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It really makes no sense why Facebook can't find a way to highlight organic conversions that come either from an ad (Ads Manager ignores them) or organic post. It would benefit both the marketer and Facebook if Facebook is able to highlight that these conversions are happening.

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One of the most annoying things that Facebook/Meta has done to advertisers during the past year is remove the "Compare Windows" feature, which allowed you to compare the number of conversions that came in by attribution window.

Previously, you could see how many conversions came in as a result of …

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The biggest negative impact of iOS 14+ to Facebook advertisers isn't, in most cases, the users who opted out of tracking. It's the change in attribution.

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https://www.jonloomer.com/facebook-ads-performance-related-to-ios-14/

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In this video tutorial, I walk through how to connect your podcast to your Facebook page from both desktop and mobile. Once connected, individual episodes will be published to your page. Followers can listen to these episodes from their mobile devices and subscribe to your show.

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This tutorial walks through the process of creating a custom Facebook event that fires when users watch an embedded YouTube video on your website.

The full tutorial (with tag code) is here:

https://www.jonloomer.com/custom-facebook-event-watched-youtube-video-gtm

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1. Configure the Vid…

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URL parameters provide a great tool for Facebook advertisers to get greater insight into the activities of people who click on their ads. This tutorial walks through the quick steps needed to dynamically pull information like campaign name, placement, and ad name to inject it into URL parameters.

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Call Extension Facebook ads allow you to drive users to a page of your website, but include a fixed "Call Now" dialog at the bottom while they view the page. This differs from the standard Call ads that immediately initiate a phone call when the ad is clicked.

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During the third year of my business, traffic exploded. I found monthly recurring revenue and I tackled my fear of public speaking. This is that story...

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To continue this series about my first 10 years in business, I take a look at Year 2 -- a pivotal and active year in every respect. I wrote 277 blog posts this year, finding a niche in advanced Facebook marketing and advertising. I started interviewing industry experts, hosting a podcast, and launc…

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In this video, I explore months 8-12 of my first year in business. It was when I finally started seeing consistent traffic (I published 134 posts during that stretch). While I had yet to create a product, I explore my early learnings from starting a podcast and initial methods of driving revenue.

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This video is the third in a series that explores how my business came to be, through the ups and downs. It all began 10 years ago, following a layoff. In this episode, I talk about one of the most critical periods of time in my business. I made mistakes and learned from them. This is the story...

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This is the second in a series of videos I've recorded that reflect on building my business, 10 years later. In this video, I go through what I did during the first month after I was laid off. I started a website... And it didn't quite go the way you'd expect!

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It's easy to reduce auction overlap of your Facebook ad sets using automated rules.

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https://www.jonloomer.com/how-to-use-facebook-automated-rules-to-prevent-auction-overlap/

Auction Overlap can occur if you create multiple ad sets that consist of overlapping audiences. Since you have…

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I recently celebrated 10 years since I was laid off (for the second time). It's a pretty amazing milestone. While my business wasn't technically born on that day, I haven't collected a paycheck from an employer since then.

I decided to record a celebratory episode of the Pubcast in response. In t…

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The. changes to Facebook ads from iOS 14 will only be the beginning. We're heading down a path of less tracking, less relevant, and less personalized ads. Forget the impact on advertisers and Facebook's bottom line for a second. How will users react?

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https://www.jo…

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When you create the script for Facebook pixel standard events, it's important that you use the proper code or it won't work. To streamline this process, use the Facebook Pixel Event Generator:

https://jonloomer.com/peg

It will automatically make available the parameters that qualify for a given e…

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There are 20 factors that impact your Facebook advertising results. Sample size -- how, including how and when you act on results -- can impact your success.

Read more about the 20 factors in this post:

https://jonloomer.com/magic-bullet-yt

Test what you know about Facebook ads with this quick 1…

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There are 20 factors that impact your Facebook advertising results. One way to assure success is to reach users while they have purchase intent. That's not as easy on Facebook, where messages are generally forced on people when they are thinking of something else. Depending on your strategy and ind…

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There are 20 factors that impact your Facebook advertising results. While there are many factors that impact your advertising success, you have no or minimal control over some of them. So, what do you do?

Read more about the 20 factors in this post:

https://jonloomer.com/magic-bullet-yt

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Now that you understand the factors that impact your advertising success, what should you do about them? How should you approach them?

Read more about the 20 factors in this post:

https://jonloomer.com/magic-bullet-yt

Test what you know about Facebook ads with this quick 10-question quiz:

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