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Is it worth it to boost a post on Facebook for an affiliate site

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Vladamir, Apr 28, 2017.

  1. Vladamir

    Vladamir Power Member

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    Hey everyone, so little while back I heard someone mentioned that after they were done writing a post for their blog they would post it on social media and they would boost it on Facebook.

    I did the same and for Four bucks I got the following result...

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    Now for four engagements which is one share one like and two clicks I think I don't know if this is worth it the good thing is these are actual people. But on fiverr I could get a big social signal boost of about 2000 different social signals for the same price. To me I think the Fiverr gig is a better investment.

    Anyone else have an opinion or had any luck with these post boosts.
     
  2. thebat1980

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    Well, you really need some time and a budget of say $150 dollars. You then need to segment and test variations as much as possible. Not sure what your niche is. Some niche's do very well, it really depends on ad copy and placement too :) Lots of free courses to look at for more tips. The fiverr signals are clear spammy and will look like a red flag. Natural and slowly is best, also not just for the homepage but other pages too.

    151 people to reach is also not enough of a sample to base your effectiveness upon! All the best
     
  3. Vladamir

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    thanks bat it was just a small test run. the Fiverr signals are drip fed so they look a little more naturaleven though there only dripped for that particular month.

    I try and shoot some signals at every post I make which is a small budget per post but at about 60 articles a month tthat totals $300 so I'm just trying to see if I wouldn't be better served using that on Facebook. Per post, but the response rate is just so small not sure if its worth it.
     
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    Have you tried some of the sharing tools available - whereby you just sit back and get mutual shares etc. Can't remember what I used to use as I'm on a new computer but something like http://socialadr.com, soctop.net (saw it here recently), and more - can't remember how well they worked. But I'd use a differing account and just let it run to a daily max. Hopefully, someone else can chime in. Maybe post in the Social Section? Oh, this was only for social signals btw. :) To purchase really depends on the offering and targetting :)
     
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    $1 per engagement? Really? What's your audience, insurance or what? Way too expensive. Kill that ad.
     
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    ha dont really have any benchmarks for social media campaigns im all about link building. This is the outdoors niche aswell