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How to Dominate Facebook Ads Without Being a Spammy Marketer

Authors: Jess Amanda Bond
Posted Under: Social Pros Podcast
Hosted By

Anna Hrach

Convince & Convert

Daniel Lemin

Convince & Convert

Erika Lovegreen

ICUC Social
About Social Pros Podcast:

Social Pros is one of the most popular marketing podcasts in the world, and was recently named the best podcast at the Content Marketing Awards. Listen for real insight on the real people doing real work in social media. You get the inside stories and behind-the-scenes secrets about how companies like Ford, Dell, IBM, ESPN, and dozens more staff, operate, and measure their social media programs.

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Amanda Bond, Owner of The Ad Strategist, joins the Social Pros Podcast to discuss building audiences, organic posts, and Facebook ads.

"What you need to do is test, iterate, and then analyze what's working." -Amanda Bond

Organic Is Not Dead!

With every announcement regarding Facebook’s newsfeed algorithms crippling businesses further, it is no wonder many marketers are declaring that organic reach is dead. Paid Facebook ads seem to be the last remaining foothold.
Amanda Bond of The Ad Strategist not only disagrees about organic reach, but actually believes that organic posts can provide crucial information that makes your Facebook ads more successful.
Of course, organic posts do not go as far as paid. But they are the perfect place for testing and developing your social strategy. If you consistently apply your strategy to your organic posts and measure response in the same way as your paid ads, the analytics and feedback you receive can lay the foundation for where to start applying your budget. When you understand what your audience wants and how they will respond to your content, you’ll use your money more effectively and create real engagement with your customers.

In This Episode

  • How to bring your organic and paid social content together to enhance the customer journey.
  • Why organic reach on Facebook is not dead.
  • How to conduct testing with organic posts to be amplified through paid.
  • How to use Instagram Stories to promote sales with a more human experience.
  • Why consistency helps lay important groundwork for larger ad campaigns on social.

Quotes From This Episode

“When thinking about paid media and your organic traffic, it’s important to be asking yourself how you can grow a larger audience.” — @TheAdStrategist
The success from your organic side of the page is going to leave clues as to what's going to work really well for Facebook ads. Click To Tweet


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