My Top 3 Facebook Campaign Objectives to Run Now

SUMMARY

Hello everyone! I’m Hernan Vazquez and today I will share with you a tip about Facebook campaigns. 

It is really important that you choose the right campaign objectives and that you focus on them so as to make Facebook work better when showing your ads. 

A bad choice in Facebook campaign objectives might end up in not getting the expected results.

To assist you with that I’ll reveal my secret TOP 3 Facebook campaign objectives.      

Objective #1 – Conversions

What I recommend if you’re running ads is to get people to respond to an offer.

That offer can be a free PDF, or a webinar or a consultation. 

This conversion campaign objective will be showing your ads to people that are prone to convert. 

Facebook needs to do a lot of math and it needs to do a lot of deep learning provided by you,  and the pixel you must have installed in your funnel, to actually get you the results that you're looking for.

So, the more you run the ads, the more converters you will get and the more the pixels become smarter.

Objective #2 – Video Views

There are two things that you do when you advertise: 

  • you’re building audiences
  • you’re showing ads and offers to those audiences. 

I believe that video views or even engagement have to be used as a backup objective.

The reason why is because if you have valuable content, and you want to start building audiences, video views are costless on Facebook.

Objective #3 – Traffic

Choosing a traffic objective will get you a lot of clickers, but that doesn't necessarily mean that they convert. What will work is the combination of the objectives mentioned before and this one.

You can combine traffic with conversions and with video views.. 

The reason why I would use a traffic campaign is for retargeting people. 

For example, I retarget people that watched my webinar but didn't buy or somebody that landed on my thank you page or landed on my order page, but they didn't buy. That's the way I retarget people with traffic and also with conversions. 

When you're running conversion ads, Facebook uses its algorithm to understand and show your ads to people which are propense to convert…

Imagine that someone sees your ad because it is in the conversion bucket, and this person clicks on the ad, and goes through the entire process, it’s possible that this potential client might need a little push to buy. 

So the best thing to do at that point is not to run a conversion campaign, but to run a traffic campaign and show them more ads to them because you want to get them back into the process. 

So, I hope that you apply these traffic campaigns which are profitable and powerful if you combine them correctly. 

FULL TRANSCRIPT.

What's going on everybody? Today's a real pleasure. Thank you for joining me. Thank you for being here and hope that you guys are ready to learn about some Facebook ads. Okay, cool. 

So let's talk about Facebook campaigns objectives.

So Facebook campaign objectives when you're creating an advertising campaign on Facebook, what happens is that you need to choose and pick a Facebook campaign objectives. And guess what, a lot of people are not getting the results that they want to get, because they choose the wrong campaign objective. And it really matters what type of campaign objective you're using, because Facebook has a lot of data out of its, you know, users. 

So what will Facebook do is to place people in different buckets. So if you choose the traffic campaign objective, you will get a lot of clickers you will get people that like to click on things and they'd like to visit pay If you choose the conversion campaign objective, you will be targeting people that like to convert, they like to go in and opt in for stuff. 

Or maybe they even like to buy stuff out of Facebook of all places. And number three, if you choose something like engagement, you will get a lot of people that like to engage with comments, likes, shares, comments, likes, and all of that. So what happens is that a lot of people are not getting the results that they want, because they're choosing the wrong campaign objective. 

And then they know, they jump on a call with me, they consult with me or they know, jump on the various groups that I have, like the no BS advertising club, and they come and they crack open an account, and they just choose the wrong campaign objective. That's why they're not getting the results. So let me show you guys my top three campaign objectives that I'm running right now, so that it can simplify your Facebook ads buying if you will. 

Okay, so the first campaign objective that I always run, it doesn't matter what type of, you know, objective I have or what type of funnel or what type of I'm trying to promote on Facebook, I always always run a conversion campaign. So number one is conversion. The reason why is because again, I'm a direct response guy, right? Am I an advertiser guy, I'm an ad guy, and I'm a direct response guy. So what I'd like to do with people when I'm running my ads is to get them to respond to an offer.

And the offer could be a free PDF, or a webinar or a consultation, or whatever it is that you're promoting. It can be by my new ecommerce product, it can be, you know, sign up for a, you know, a free 30 minute presentation. But on any of those cases, you want to run the conversion campaign conversion conversion campaign objective will be showing your ads to people that are prone to convert And not only that, a lot of people are complaining that if you run like something like I don't know, engagement versus conversions, you will end up paying more per impression here. These are more expensive ads. 

And it makes sense right? Because Facebook needs to do a lot of math and it needs to do a lot of deep learning provided that you have your pixel installed in your funnel to actually get you the results that you're looking for. So they're charging you a premium. But that premium is completely 100% on point because they're giving you converters, and the more you run the ads, the more converters you will get. So the pixels become smarter.

 And guess what your ads will start performing better. I always say that advertising gets better through time, the more you advertise, specifically, when you're running conversion campaigns, the better your results will be. The second top three campaign objective that I'm using these days is this one. video views. If you guys have been following me for a while, you know that I'm big into building audiences and showing them ads, right.

In fact, I just posted on my timeline. There's two things that you're doing when you're advertising, you're building audiences, and you're showing ads and you're showing offers to those audiences. That's all there is to it. So I'm a big believer in video views or you can also use engagement As an additional, you know, as a backup objective, if you will. And the reason why is because if you have valuable content, if you have really valuable videos, you want to start building audiences, video views are still super cheap on Facebook, while I was talking about how video views are super cheap, and you can build a big, large audience for pennies at this point, okay, so I think I spent like $2,000 to build like a $15,000 audience on Facebook entrepreneurs business owners people are like advertising, okay, in the US, Canada, UK, and Australia. 

So that is a small investment compared if you want to get them in your list. If you're paying like two to $3 per lead, that's like a 30,000 or 40,000 investment, right versus two grand. So what's happening is that right now, video views are still really, really viable for you to actually go ahead and build audiences. And number three, which is going to be a surprise to many of you guys. 

Is this one traffic? What do you mean with traffic or none? Well, you know, as just told you guys that you know if you choose the wrong campaign objective if you're choosing like, for instance a traffic objective, you will get a lot of clickers, right you will get a lot of traffic to your page. But that doesn't necessarily mean that they convert, right? But here's the good news is that you can combine these objectives right here, including the traffic one, you can combine them you can come by traffic with conversions with video views and whatnot. 

And the only reason why I would use a traffic campaign is when I'm retargeting people. Okay when I'm retargeting somebody that watched my webinar but didn't buy or when I'm retargeting somebody that landed on my thank you page or landed on my on my order page, but they didn't buy. That's how I'm retargeting people with traffic and also with conversions. But here's the thing. 

When you're running conversion ads, I told you guys that Facebook uses, you know, its algorithm, it's math and uses all of this good stuff to actually understand and show your ads to people who are prone to convert right? If somebody gets shown your ad because They are in the conversion bucket, right, and they get shown your ad, they click on the ad, they go through the entire process, they go through the webinar, they watch the webinar, they land on your order form, right, they just need a little push at that point to buy. 

So the best thing to do at that point is not to run a conversion campaign, but to run a traffic campaign and show them more ads to these people, because you want to get them back into the order form. You want to get them back into the order form, and maybe they will make up their mind and maybe they won't buy from you. Maybe they would. So these traffic campaigns are super profitable, if applied correctly. 

Again, the only reason why I use traffic campaigns is because I want people that went really deep into my funnel to go back to the place that they left which could be the order form or it could be a thank you page or whatever that is. So this is basically what I'm doing. Now again, you can combine them. You can combine conversion campaigns with video views. If you're building an audience, you can then show them conversion ads. 

If you have a funnel you can actually show them traffic to people that went really deep in your funnel and the video views campaigns will keep on building your audiences, which is basically what you're doing. You're building audiences, and you're targeting them with offers. So this is our top three campaigns that I'm running right now campaign objectives, go ahead and give them a go. I hope that you go ahead and use them because they're really, really powerful. 

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About the Author Hernan Vazquez

Hernan Vazquez is a digital marketing trainer and consultant that built several 7 figure businesses from scratch. He specializes in helping business and students grow their online businesses through the use of Sales Funnels, Paid Advertising and Email Marketing.

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