Likes, shares, and comments on a Facebook business page and its content aren’t just numbers. They serve as social proof and make a brand look more credible and trustworthy. They also build brand awareness and help businesses and professionals establish and maintain their reputation and authority in their industry.
The goal of the campaign was to increase the overall brand engagement and the number of Facebook page likes.
Using data from previous campaigns to determine the best performing targeting criteria.
The best way to attract the right audience for your brand is by meeting where your ideal customers where they hang out. In this day and age, social media is one of the most effective ways of reaching your ideal target audience.
With over 2.7 billion monthly active users as of the second quarter of 2020, Facebook is the largest social network worldwide. Moreover, in the United States, Facebook accounts for over 45% of monthly social media visits. This means that any business belonging to an industry that can advertise on Facebook has the potential to reach its ideal customers with an effectively planned and executed social media strategy.
What makes Facebook especially beneficial for businesses is that it is one of the most affordable social media advertising platforms. In addition to that, businesses can target their ideal buyers with accurate targeting settings. Facebook Ads platform allows targeting users by age, location, interests, and behavior. So, you can advertise your content, product, or service to the exact people who would be ready to buy from you.
While, in theory, this may seem easy and straightforward, it is essential to pinpoint your right targeting audience. It is common for businesses to assume and believe who their ideal audience is, but it may not necessarily be accurate. Advertising to the wrong audience can lead to wasted advertising budget and low or no engagement.
Dumping more funds into a campaign also doesn’t guarantee better results. You may get more traction, but are you displaying your ads to the right people? Are you doing it the right amount of times? Do you A/B split tests the effectiveness of your ad creatives and ad copies? Or are you simply telling the Facebook algorithm to spend your money in a set time frame? And, in addition to paid advertising, are you continuously providing content that your audience is interested in and engaging with your followers in a timely manner?
Understanding customer psychology is important to determine the right audience as well as how to speak to it so that it trusts and wants to engage with the brand. It allows you to choose the right visuals for ad creatives and craft a copy that speaks the language of your target audience.
Moreover, using different Facebook features and continuously monitoring key performance indicators or KPIs is essential to optimize Facebook ad campaigns in order to grow your brand, make more sales, and get the most out of your social media advertising investment.
If you’d like to skip the costly learning curve and focus on tasks that you are best at, don’t hesitate to bring on a skilled Facebook Ads expert.MAXIMIZE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA INVESTMENT
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