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Are Facebook Ads Cheap?

Discussion in 'FaceBook' started by yaha, Oct 18, 2016.

  1. yaha

    yaha Registered Member

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    Sorry noob to facebook here. I was wondering, to buy, is facebook ads cheap? I know adwords is expensive and beyond my reach.
     
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    Not cheap but value for money
     
  3. deathass01

    deathass01 Power Member

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    Depends on CTR, I managed to send clickbait traffic for £0.005 but only managed £0.30 for sending traffic to my dropshiping test >.<
     
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    Like all other ad platforms it depends more on you than on their system. FB ads simply put ads in front of people. How you choose those people and other settings is the key to ROI.
     
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    From what I do, they are much cheaper than other types of ads. That said, depends on the niche. I have only promoted click bait stuff, so I cannot tell you what it will be like outside that.

    One thing I can say is that the audience is key. I can easily spend 5-10times as much to get the same engagement if I did not spend a ton of time on narrowing down my audience.

    If you want to know, test it out, I usually start at $1/day budget to narrow down a bit, move to $5/day narrow down some more, etc. etc.
     
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    a lot depends on what you using it for, settings and results
    i consider it cheap for my purposes
     
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    for someone who know the value of his business and know how to use ads properly for his business, it can be cheap.
     
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    The price should be the last you worry about when it comes to fb ads, what trouble me the most is their ban hammer lol.
     
  9. I never got to try them out.. I set everything up, got ready to run then at the last minute before approval I decided to change my age group and they banned me for that... Never went back.
     
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    It' depends. They are not cheap but I think it works better than others.
    Just value for money.
    I work with Facebook ads and always welcome all to have more discussion about it with me.
    Let's learn and earn together. My skype is on my profile page.
     
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    it depended on your creative mostly , in case of click-bait traffic?
     
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    "Top 10 Celebrities That You Never Knew Were Gay" - Johnny Depps face as the feature image, targeted at the Bi,Trans,Gay,LGBT sort of communities, it caused lots of shit and the advert got taken down from facebook after 2 days but we got shit loads of clicks, IMO it was worth it
     
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    Juhász Tamás Registered Member

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    If you can't target the audience well, than you will have really really bad results and high costs.
     
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    Facebook ads is cheap If you're India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Phillipines, Thailand, South Africa, Turkey, Cameroon, Egypt, Algeria, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Romania, Mexico, Ghana, Liberia, Brazil, Uganda, and Indonesia.
     
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    lol
    i am not good at FB Ads now, but you say u used FB communities to advertise at? So if i have some parenting website i can make my ad to be shown at some Moms Clubs groups?
     
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    Exactly, I would target big blog sites like mumsnet when trying to target mums rather than small groups :)
     
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    thanks for advice!
    and we can use FB as well for targeting these big sites? U mean their pages?

    p.s. got it. https://www.facebook.com/mumsnet - thats what we need, thanks a lot for tips, man
     
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    Well done :) Remember the higher the CTR the lower your overall cost, try many variations of each advert, with small test amounts e.g. $2 tests. Thats what we did, if you see a low CPC ramp up the daily budget and keep it monitored :)
     
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