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I've spent £200 on facebook ads and made just four $5 'profit' sales. I'm dying here.

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  1. MySideHustle

    MySideHustle Junior Member

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    They tell you you have to spend big money experimenting to find a winner with facebook ads but they don't tell you how painful it is when you start to realise you might never find a winner.

    I have another £800 dedicated to this cause but I'm feeling super demoralized today.

    The drop shipping game is tough folks, I thought I'd be an overnight millionaire.

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  2. sbul87

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    Dude, you should seriously stop if you are not making profit. You already wasted 195 pounds, if it was easy, everyone would invest money and become over night millionaires.

    Dropshipping is very tough, you need to make sure you can profit before spending big money.
     
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    Did not want to see this today.
     
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    Take 200 out of that 800 to find the prettiest lady of the night that will ease your pain and 600 for a gun.

    Then rob her - that's an easy 1-5k in profit right there mayne.
     
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  5. MySideHustle

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    Hah don't worry, this isn't just one advert/product that I've kept running. I'm continuously testing different products and advert types.
     
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    Hahah, I will use tactic to refresh the budget. Thanks for your wisdom Pewep.
     
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    Hey look, we got a future millionaire here! do that ''666 times'' and you are a millionaire. See? 666 is ur friend.

    OP; heard that people making hundreds with buying $15 ads. but they don't want to tell how they do it. im confused, hear a lot of bad storys about ads. and only a few positive ;/

    1 said, play arround with it, and pay only $10 per ads, and see what works and what doesn't.
     
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    I've seen this same story from many many new dropshippers and 9 out of 10 it's the same mistakes.

    Lack of creativity, too few products, targeting the wrong audience, bad website, bad looking ads etcetera.

    Noone can really help you until you show some of your ads and/or website.
     
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    There are some good sources of FB advert information on youtube, and some cowboys who just want you to buy their course. There's a decent guy called Frank Hatchett who has been quite helpful to me if you're interested in learning. Watch out for 'related videos' by course selling dickheads though haha.
     
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    Yeah, I'd imagine that I'm going wrong in a few of those places. My best ones so far have been video adverts so I might stick to those in the future. I got some people in a FB group to check out my website but if you're down to give me your critique I'll send you the URL by PM.

    My current ad is just a photo link, but I think the product itself is too boring as I'm not getting many clicks. Also experimenting with having the price in the ad which might be causing fewer clicks. Who knows. Lots of learning and experimenting going on at this stage.
     
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    Unless you change your ads sets completely, your £800 will probably bring you another £20 profit. Don't get discouraged because £200 is not enough to make a good ROI, especially if you're just starting. Just keep testing until you find what works better. That picture is hilarious btw. :)
     
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    What cpc did you get?
     
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    I start campaigns with $5 budget per day (I do start more than 1 though) and see how they perform. I am able to pull below 10 cents clicks where most of campaigns are around 3 cents.
     
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    Bro dropshipping is tough as nails, welcome to the real world. Not a lame thread where people claim to make $1000 a day but hide the fact they spent $3,000 on ads!
     
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    if you only have a 1k budget you cant be spending such large amounts for testing
    max $15/ad for testing and even that can be paused after spending $10 if there are no positive results
     
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    I have lost $700 before getting the first sale :D
    Frustrated and just want to give up! However, I can learn many lessons from the previous mistakes.
    You can do research again and see how to make thing get much better.
    Good luck!
     
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    FINALLY!! I figured out why you post about meditation so much.
     
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