5 Budget-friendly Tips in Coping with Common Errors in Facebook Advertising

 It is normal to make mistakes in managing your business profile. However, you must be aware of these mistakes and focus on working on it.  

     Aside from Instagram, Facebook has proven its effectiveness in making your online business successful. It will enable you to reach a large portion of social media users who would be your potential customers. But before that, you must be aware of how the paid advertising on Facebook works. With the right strategy and content, your online business will be successful. 

     If you have tried paid advertising but didn’t reach your target, there must be a mistake in what you did. It might be difficult and stressful but worry not because we are here to tell you what to improve.

Here are 5 Budget-friendly Tips in Coping with Common Errors in Facebook Advertising. 

     #1. Focus

          Producing catchy content or setting your strategy is not the first move you must make in advertising online. The most important and should be the first step is creating your goal. In the whole process of having online advertising for your product or service, you will encounter a hundred or even a thousand choices to pick. Without a goal, you will not have any basis on which one will be effective for your product or service. You would not know what or where to focus which would definitely affect the return on investment to your business. 

          To identify your focus or goal, you must ask yourself: “What do I actually want to achieve with this Facebook advertisement?” Whatever might be your answer, it must always be your guide in choosing the right platform and strategy for your business.

     #2. Target

          With over a hundred and thousands of various social media platforms that can help you advertise your product or service, Facebook has its unique way of dealing with social media marketing. Facebook has powerful features that enable advertisers to target their potential customers at a budget-friendly price. However, this is the exact reason why advertisers target everyone. 

          Keep in mind that if your target is not specific, you will end up targeting a broad range of social media users, and targeting everyone is equal to targeting no one. Advertising your product or service online is not just about the attention you will captivate. It is about promoting your brand to attract potential customers or clients. After all, what is the point of all the attention if they don’t have any plans of availing your product or service, right? 

     #3. Social Media Viewers

          Once you are finished identifying your target audience, you will have to distinguish the kind of viewer or social media user you want to attract with your advertisements. However, you don’t need to worry because Facebook will tell you the number of possible viewers your advertisement campaign can hit. Just keep in mind that in deciding the number of attention you want your advertisement to get, you must think wisely. In short, do not target a too big or too small number of audiences. Just strike for the perfect balance of these two. 

          Another one to consider in distinguishing your audiences is that you must be rational with the number of people you want. Are you going to benefit from meeting 1 million people all at the same time? Is it realistic that you will attract the attention of that high number of people? Or is it really possible that 1 million people will be interested in getting involved with your business? If you find it unrealistic, you can reduce this number by incorporating more factors for your target audiences. 

     #4. Photo

          With 2.23 Billion active users on Facebook who post content every day, your business profile must share advertising content that will stand out from the timeline of your target viewer or user. 

          Keep in mind that just like Instagram, Facebook advertisements are also about visual content. It ensures that once the social media user takes a glance at your content, the first thing that they will see is the quality of the published photo. And if your content is not that striking, you are slowly losing the chance of being successful in marketing your business online.

     #5. Video

          If you are not yet considering using video content for advertising your product or service, this is the sign to start using it!

         In a study conducted to know the effectiveness of video advertisements, 71% of the respondents argued that most people favor videos over pictures when it comes to advertising. However, keep in mind that although they are in favor of videos, most social media users watch videos without sound. In other words, it is a must to put subtitles on the video advertisement you will produce. 

     Above all that is listed above, one of the most common errors that advertisers usually encounter in advertising online is that they don’t consider working with an expert. As an owner of a business, you are obviously creative in several aspects. In fact, promoting and advertising your own product or service might be one of your skills. However, if you are not aware and don’t have any idea how social media works, your skills will not be enough. Another factor for successful social media marketing is the ability to improve your business based on the changes in the social media platform you are using. 

     To produce a higher return on your money and time investment, you must avoid the errors listed above. But are you wondering how you are going to start? Well, you can start taking the first step towards the success you want by considering working and having a partnership with a reliable agency like Easy Media Team. We don’t just have a graphic artist but we also have experts who can build, track, and redefine your paid Facebook Advertisement. 

Let us help you reach the success you want, don’t hesitate to give us a call today!