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Are paid Facebook Ads a good idea to promote your blog?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by AndreyA487, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. AndreyA487

    AndreyA487 Newbie

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    Hey guys, I just started a fitness blog not too long ago and was wondering if those paid Facebook ads are a good way of promoting it? My site has articles with affiliate links and some adsense blocks. So is it a good idea? Would it draw legit traffic? Is it even a thing?
     
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    Yes facebook ads are a good way of promotion
     
  3. secretboy08

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    It actually depends on what your goal is.

    If you want to get a reader, it is a good option.
    If you want to put them into a sales funnel and want to sell the product, the conversion rate would be too low. If your goal is to promote the affiliate product, rather then a post make sure that you use a landing page, that would get you good results, but again fb and affiliate landing pages, do not always do well. It all depends on what you trying to achieve.
     
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    Facebook ads are good if you know your audience. selection of interests, location and age group to start a facebook ad is most versatile part while you go to promote your website/blog. Selects these fields carefully and facebook will do the best for you.
     
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    facebook ads good to promote your web or page. Traffic come from real human "organic". I'm using facebook ads to promote my product and increase likes
     
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    facebook ads are really good, depending on what you targeting to get
     
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    It's good, just ensure you use the pixel so you can create your custom audience and improve ROI
     
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    Recently I was reading a discussion that google adsense do not pay for the traffic from facebook and the amount you earn that are being removed at the time of finalisation also i have forgotten the page link else i would share it to you for your help !
     
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    Yes, that's actually very helpful.
     
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    I think that's the best ways to promote your blog...It was born for that
     
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    the best choice is create a fitness page and post some viral video/photos
     
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    I personally think that's bullshit. CPC could be just lower. Although I don't see reason why should it be.
     
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    Facebook traffic is not a problem for Google, but the CPC tends to be lower because when you come from Facebook, they know less about your intent, so you are more difficult to target and therefore less valuable. If you come from Google Search, they can show you ads that are targeted so much better which makes them more valuable to advertisers, which makes them more valuable to you in turn. It's all market economics, no conspiracy. Higher CPC makes more money for Google also, they have no real world incentive to tank CPC on purpose.
     
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    That's a reasonable explanation.
     
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    facebook ads good to promote your webpage..
     
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    If you're just looking for raw traffic, paid Facebook ads may be a cheap way to get it.

    The key here is TARGETING.

    The good news is that regardless of how competitive your niche is, there's always going to be a less competitive sub-niche.

    Focus on keywords or profile information that relates to less competitive sub-niches.

    This way you can reduce your overeall cost.

    What truly makes Facebook ads pay-off is not the direct traffic, it is converting that traffic into mailing list members.

    Once you get people on your mailing list, you have a relationship with them and you can always call up that mailing list to deliver fresh traffic to your website.
     
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    Got many others answer. If you want people to read your articles then its good.
     
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    The best thing about facebook ads is you can tailor your audience/interests/behaviors and you can also run retargeting on your clients/readers that bounce off your site. Retargeting ads are a great way to brand and keep your information in front of your audience for one of the lowest CPC/CPA ratios out there.
     
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    Go with fb ads but i doubt that your site is going to be approved anyway as you said it has very thin content.better to have atleast 20 articles.
     
  20. JokerSEO

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    Great way to promote your blog, also an expensive way
     
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