December 28, 2015 ByCheryl Dykstra
With the expansive targeting options now offered by Facebook,
it is nearly impossible not to find your perfect target market using Facebook
Are you a dentist? Wedding planner? Auto dealer? Fitness
Your ideal audience is waiting on Facebook. Need more
convincing? Check out these targeting examples.
Want to attract people who are looking to plan a wedding?
Show your wedding planning services to the people most likely searching for
your business, newly engaged women.
Looking to sell flowers? Why not target one of
your biggest clientele online?
Audience targeting on Facebook is as powerful as you want it
to be. You can even target people who eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
But before you start targeting people with Facebook advertising, you have to
know your audience. What do they read? What do they do for fun? What age are
they? Gender? Where do they live? What sites do they search online? Do they
The more you know your audience, the more you can narrow in
and get more leads from your Facebook advertising efforts.
Everything you need to target your ideal audience on
Facebook is located in the fields above.
No matter how captivating your Facebook ads or landing pages
are, if your ads are being shown to the wrong audience, your campaign will
never be successful.
However, when you do find your audience on Facebook, you will
be able to acquire leads for far less money than what you’d spend on Google
Adwords or other advertising avenues. This is one of the reasons many smart
marketers choose the ultra specific targeting of Facebook advertising over the
more broad options available through Google Adwords.
If you’re looking to generate new leads online, Facebook
advertising is an avenue that can work with practically every business type,
even B2B. However, there are steps you’ll need to take to ensure that your
Facebook campaigns are successful; including having a enticing lead magnet,
captivating ad, optimal landing page and strong follow-up process.
To find out more about setting up your Facebook ads and lead
funnel, contact Sales & Marketing Technologies. As a Digital Marketer
Certified Partner, we have the tools to set up your lead and sales funnels as
well as ultra-targeted Facebook ads that will draw in new leads for your