150 Sales on Teespring

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After several tests on Teespring and Facebook interest targeting, I finally got 150 sales. This just proves that Facebook interest targeting really works. I just find it hard to get custom audiences approved recently, and it's difficult to scale up since you have a limited number of audience. With interest targeting, you have a large audience that you can scale up after you get a few sales with your test campaigns. Please share your campaigns as well so everybody could learn.
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  • Profile picture of the author drewfioravanti
    Congrats...but you didn't share anything that anyone could learn from.

    The key is targeting. I see that the most effective teespring/Facebook campaigns right now are name targeting, sports team targeting and profession targeting.
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by drewfioravanti View Post

      Congrats...but you didn't share anything that anyone could learn from.

      The key is targeting. I see that the most effective teespring/Facebook campaigns right now are name targeting, sports team targeting and profession targeting.
      I just wanted to reiterate that interest targeting works, since there were a lot of concerns about custom audiences getting rejected and Facebook accounts getting banned. I actually just did basic targeting with this campaign. Perhaps I just found a good niche and have designed a nice shirt.
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      • Profile picture of the author Drazz
        Very good job! Congrats.

        I am also using interest and I am breakeven.

        I was wondering how big was your audience? Mine are usually very low so I don't get that many sales. After a while most have seen the ad before and I see the conversions stops.

        In the beginning I usually have most sales.

        The most so far was 42 sales.



        Edit: I saw the shirts you have in the link of you signature. But I guess you aren't allowed use a logo of a company, it's a trademark infringement isn't it?
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        • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
          Originally Posted by Drazz View Post

          Very good job! Congrats.

          I am also using interest and I am breakeven.

          I was wondering how big was your audience? Mine are usually very low so I don't get that many sales. After a while most have seen the ad before and I see the conversions stops.

          In the beginning I usually have most sales.

          The most so far was 42 sales.



          Edit: I saw the shirts you have in the link of you signature. But I guess you aren't allowed use a logo of a company, it's a trademark infringement isn't it?
          My audience is around 300k. I agree that the conversions decrease as you reach the entire audience. I also started with small niches with around 10,000 to 20,000 audience. You should keep an eye on your ads frequency. It will tell you if your ad was served to a specific user more than once.

          Another good thing that I discovered is that Teespring runs their own Facebook campaign to retarget people who viewed your shirt campaign. You will know this because you'll see the ad yourself on your timeline or right hand side.

          Edit: It's supposed to be for my fellow IBM mates since I used to work in IBM before. The first two campaigns went well, but the third one was flagged for copyright violations. So I dropped it since.
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          • Profile picture of the author anguschkong
            Hello! I was IBMers too!!!!

            btw. Teespring also retargeting ppl using adwords!
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            • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
              Originally Posted by bki View Post

              I personally prefer CPC.
              With the oCPM i don't see the point.
              It's the same as CPM, it just has a statistics of how much you paid for each conversion...it's not like it won't charge you if you don't make any sales.

              You just keep trying and you will succeed
              Facebook optimizes your ads for you if you use oCPM. Facebook knows best so just let them optimize your campaigns.

              Originally Posted by PPC-Coach View Post

              I could never get CPC to work. I do OCPM then CPM afterwards.

              Conversions can show for any bidding style, but OCPM uses Facebook's internal data to display the ads.

              Me too. I'm not getting enough traffic with manual bidding!

              Originally Posted by anguschkong View Post

              Hello! I was IBMers too!!!!

              btw. Teespring also retargeting ppl using adwords!
              Cool! IBMers are awesome!
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              • Profile picture of the author bki
                Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

                Facebook optimizes your ads for you if you use oCPM. Facebook knows best so just let them optimize your campaigns.
                I'll play a little bit more with oCPM, as what you said makes sense!

                As for likes and shares and comments, I had one campaign recently, people were crazy with comments/shares/likes.
                It was like "I need this", "gotta get this", "this is for me", "awesome", and so on...

                It tipped, but only about 30ish sales, and spent too much on ads, as the engagement was huge. Ended almost with no profit..And that's with very low CPM.

                Just listen to PPC-Coach
                Test and just discard the ones that are not giving good results.
                It's what I done with these two campaigns.
                I ran 4 of them, and discarded the 2 which were spending more than earning. It's easy and simple as that!
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                • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
                  Originally Posted by Genycis View Post

                  That's just the thing though, with this shirt in particular, I've had many comments on it that they love it and gotta have it. Lol, maybe they're just waiting til tomorrow to get some of them, Friday is pay day after all. Lol! I know the shirt design is good based on the positive feedback I got. But hey, it's all trial and error I suppose, isn't it?
                  Then it might be the price? Or the sales copy on your teespring page? Also, are you adding more colors to your shirt campaign? The shirt design might be great but not all people like black or blue. Provide them more color options to choose from. But yes, just keep trying! Not all my campaigns are successful. I think I'm getting 1 successful campaign for every 3 to 4 campaigns that I launch!

                  Originally Posted by bki View Post

                  I'll play a little bit more with oCPM, as what you said makes sense!

                  As for likes and shares and comments, I had one campaign recently, people were crazy with comments/shares/likes.
                  It was like "I need this", "gotta get this", "this is for me", "awesome", and so on...

                  It tipped, but only about 30ish sales, and spent too much on ads, as the engagement was huge. Ended almost with no profit..And that's with very low CPM.

                  Just listen to PPC-Coach
                  Test and just discard the ones that are not giving good results.
                  It's what I done with these two campaigns.
                  I ran 4 of them, and discarded the 2 which were spending more than earning. It's easy and simple as that!
                  Have you tried adding more colors into your campaign? As I previously mentioned, the shirt design might be great but not all people like black or blue.
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    • Profile picture of the author Emma18
      But, how do you create a shirt for a team without running into copyright laws? I have a Storefront on teespring (https://teespring.com/stores/outlier) but I have never created a shirt for a sports team. I thought you couldn't with all the copyright laws etc.
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      • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
        Originally Posted by Emma18 View Post

        But, how do you create a shirt for a team without running into copyright laws? I have a Storefront on teespring (https://teespring.com/stores/outlier) but I have never created a shirt for a sports team. I thought you couldn't with all the copyright laws etc.
        Of course you shouldn't violate any copyright laws when creating a campaign. Teespring and Facebook normally block these types of campaigns so it's not worth it.
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    • Profile picture of the author anamahmed
      Then again, it's worth paying some money towards fb ads I think.
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  • Profile picture of the author streamerguy
    Congrats, I hope you don't mind sharing, I have only 3 question that's all! Because I've tried several times my clicks were 8c, pretty cheap but couldn't work up, no sales after 80 clicks. Not sure what's goes wrong, if my design or what.

    I wanted to ask, did you use news feed?
    Is the design really outstanding?
    Also are you designing by trends, your question could help me a lot thanks!
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by streamerguy View Post

      Congrats, I hope you don't mind sharing, I have only 3 question that's all! Because I've tried several times my clicks were 8c, pretty cheap but couldn't work up, no sales after 80 clicks. Not sure what's goes wrong, if my design or what.

      I wanted to ask, did you use news feed?
      Is the design really outstanding?
      Also are you designing by trends, your question could help me a lot thanks!
      - Yes, I always use newsfeed ads. I'm not seeing conversions on right hand side ads.
      - I design it myself. I'm using Photoshop.
      - Yes, I research for trends before creating a campaign.
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by Genycis View Post

      Hey Globalexperts,

      In your honest opinion, would it be better to target groups between 100k and 500k audiences targeted down? Or is there some benefit to targeting smaller groups of 50k or less that may generate sales?

      The bad thing with smaller audiences that I'm seeing is that it seems to take forever and a day just for someone to see the ad. Trying to reach at least the 20 or 25 mark, let alone the 150 mark. If you have some tips, please do share, or you can PM me instead.

      Thanks a lot!
      I've tried targeting small niches before. I was able to reach my goal (minimum shirts) but it's not possible to scale it up. So I'm now into large niches. Let me just remind you that your Facebook ads still need to be laser targeted. You need to find large niches. I didn't mean that you need to broaden your Facebook targeting. Hope this makes sense!
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      • Thank you so much for sharing this information here, Please advise if you have ant report with regard to these targeting that we can read on our spare time.

        Apart from that I would also appreciate if there is any way that I can get the places where I can learn more with regard to FB targeting like you are doing here.
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    • Profile picture of the author dalinkwent6
      Originally Posted by Genycis View Post

      Hey Globalexperts,

      In your honest opinion, would it be better to target groups between 100k and 500k audiences targeted down? Or is there some benefit to targeting smaller groups of 50k or less that may generate sales?

      The bad thing with smaller audiences that I'm seeing is that it seems to take forever and a day just for someone to see the ad. Trying to reach at least the 20 or 25 mark, let alone the 150 mark. If you have some tips, please do share, or you can PM me instead.

      Thanks a lot!
      yeah you are right!
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  • Profile picture of the author bki
    I'm on interest targeting myself. Here's one example of an ad running at the moment, notice the CTR:


    Let me just add, that's not a huge audience, it's just about 32k/ one country!
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by bki View Post

      I'm on interest targeting myself. Here's one example of an ad running at the moment, notice the CTR:


      Let me just add, that's not a huge audience, it's just about 32k/ one country!
      Nice stats! How many sales did you get so far?
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      • Profile picture of the author bki
        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        Nice stats! How many sales did you get so far?
        It's doing great, hope it will continue that way.
        The CTR dropped to 16% from yesterday.
        Sales are about 30 shirts for about $70 spent on ads, since midnight last night (local time).

        I tipped it yesterday I think, that one and on another campaign
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  • Profile picture of the author stefpdt
    The whole Teespring thing is awesome. I'm addicted to watching my FB campaign stats sort of like how someone would watch the stock market.

    I haven't succeeded at any campaigns yet and have failed at a few. Whatever, I think that's normal. I'm still going though.

    Basically I'm trying to find hungry consumers who are really into certain niches. I'm trying to target consumers that haven't really been bombarded with T-shirt ads (this is getting harder).

    Could someone please recommend the best strategy for CPC/CPM optimization? Clicks to website? Website conversion? oCPM or oCPC?

    I've just been using page-post engagement with a fan page and I've been seeing CTR's above 5% but mediocre sales Sales are all that matter!
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by stefpdt View Post

      The whole Teespring thing is awesome. I'm addicted to watching my FB campaign stats sort of like how someone would watch the stock market.

      I haven't succeeded at any campaigns yet and have failed at a few. Whatever, I think that's normal. I'm still going though.

      Basically I'm trying to find hungry consumers who are really into certain niches. I'm trying to target consumers that haven't really been bombarded with T-shirt ads (this is getting harder).

      Could someone please recommend the best strategy for CPC/CPM optimization? Clicks to website? Website conversion? oCPM or oCPC?

      I've just been using page-post engagement with a fan page and I've been seeing CTR's above 5% but mediocre sales Sales are all that matter!
      Hahaha! I'm addicted to it as well! I used to refresh my teespring browser and Facebook stats to see if I get any sales. LOL Anyway, I had sales with post engagement campaigns as well. But in my experience, I get more sales with website conversion campaigns. It's also easier to optimize website conversion campaigns since your goal here is to make sales, not post engagements (likes, shares, etc.).
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  • Profile picture of the author bki
    I personally prefer CPC.
    With the oCPM i don't see the point.
    It's the same as CPM, it just has a statistics of how much you paid for each conversion...it's not like it won't charge you if you don't make any sales.

    You just keep trying and you will succeed
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  • Profile picture of the author PPC-Coach
    I could never get CPC to work. I do OCPM then CPM afterwards.

    Conversions can show for any bidding style, but OCPM uses Facebook's internal data to display the ads.

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  • Profile picture of the author bki
    I ran CPM and got nice results but you must be careful with it.
    It can burn through the budget easily

    Need to try oCPM again.
    How do you test a campaign with oCPM?
    Do you go to a certain amount, as with the CPC?
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  • Profile picture of the author Genycis
    Grrrrr! Had to vent.. have a shirt that's getting all the Likes in the world, and even more so, Shares with comments that are showing a bunch of people Want my shirt and that they plan to buy it, or saying they gotta get this, or they're buying this for their sons, and so on.. but no sales so far. I guess what frustrates me is that while it's great to see Shares and Likes that show my shirt is desired, there's absolutely NO way for me to be able to contact any of these Shares and Likes to remind each person to buy the shirt when it's close to ending. It's like seeing money on a table in front of you yet you can't even reach out to grab it at all. All of this resulting from a PPE campaign. The link is there clearly for them above the fold, the call to action clear as day, but people are comment happy but still not buying it. lol
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    • Profile picture of the author eternalwarrior
      Originally Posted by Genycis View Post

      Grrrrr! Had to vent.. have a shirt that's getting all the Likes in the world, and even more so, Shares with comments that are showing a bunch of people Want my shirt and that they plan to buy it, or saying they gotta get this, or they're buying this for their sons, and so on.. but no sales so far. I guess what frustrates me is that while it's great to see Shares and Likes that show my shirt is desired, there's absolutely NO way for me to be able to contact any of these Shares and Likes to remind each person to buy the shirt when it's close to ending. It's like seeing money on a table in front of you yet you can't even reach out to grab it at all. All of this resulting from a PPE campaign. The link is there clearly for them above the fold, the call to action clear as day, but people are comment happy but still not buying it. lol
      Put scarcity and tell the audience to take immediate action.
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    • Profile picture of the author JCorp
      Originally Posted by Genycis View Post

      Grrrrr! Had to vent.. have a shirt that's getting all the Likes in the world, and even more so, Shares with comments that are showing a bunch of people Want my shirt and that they plan to buy it, or saying they gotta get this, or they're buying this for their sons, and so on.. but no sales so far. I guess what frustrates me is that while it's great to see Shares and Likes that show my shirt is desired, there's absolutely NO way for me to be able to contact any of these Shares and Likes to remind each person to buy the shirt when it's close to ending. It's like seeing money on a table in front of you yet you can't even reach out to grab it at all. All of this resulting from a PPE campaign. The link is there clearly for them above the fold, the call to action clear as day, but people are comment happy but still not buying it. lol

      You'll get people who comment like that. My 9 year old son was looking over my campaigns and saw a lady that commented: "I want to buy this shirt." My son said to himself, "Then buy it!"

      You'll get that. A lot of them won't buy however. It's normal. They might like the shirt, but it's not a motivating factor for them and the price might be too high. Oh well, it's not for them. The key is to reply to all comments as well as like all comments. Also, post a comment everyday, and 3-5 on the last 1 or 2 days for reminders.
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      • Profile picture of the author Genycis
        Originally Posted by JCorp View Post

        You'll get people who comment like that. My 9 year old son was looking over my campaigns and saw a lady that commented: "I want to buy this shirt." My son said to himself, "Then buy it!"

        You'll get that. A lot of them won't buy however. It's normal. They might like the shirt, but it's not a motivating factor for them and the price might be too high. Oh well, it's not for them. The key is to reply to all comments as well as like all comments. Also, post a comment everyday, and 3-5 on the last 1 or 2 days for reminders.

        Thanks for the insight JCorp, I appreciate that, and I agree with your son... smart man! Lol! I say the same thing when I see them, telling my wife, "if you are going to get it, why not get it NOW" lol. I do tend to comment on the people's comments regardless of what they may be. Sadly, I wish that whenever I posted a new comment to the post itself, that everyone gets a notification of it like you would on your own timeline, but the fan page doesn't work quite the same.

        I used my personal FB account to like my other account's fan page post just to test that out. The only way I get notifications is if I post a comment and the fan page replies to it. But if I use my personal FB to like the other fan page's post, and I make the fan page post a new comment, then my personal FB never gets a notification. Would be great if everyone who Liked or Commented on the post gets a notification whenever someone posts or Likes, much like our regular timelines. Guess FB decided that wasn't helpful to allow it to work the same? Yeah, too much potential social networking there for their taste I suppose? lol
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      • Profile picture of the author anwar001
        Originally Posted by JCorp View Post

        You'll get people who comment like that. My 9 year old son was looking over my campaigns and saw a lady that commented: "I want to buy this shirt." My son said to himself, "Then buy it!"

        You'll get that. A lot of them won't buy however. It's normal. They might like the shirt, but it's not a motivating factor for them and the price might be too high. Oh well, it's not for them. The key is to reply to all comments as well as like all comments. Also, post a comment everyday, and 3-5 on the last 1 or 2 days for reminders.
        LOL. It probably happens a lot of times. People think of buying things, they like them and are interested but back off at the last moment. This could be because the motivation or desire to buy was not great enough, certainly not greater than the internal hesitation/resistance to spend money I guess.
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by Genycis View Post

      Grrrrr! Had to vent.. have a shirt that's getting all the Likes in the world, and even more so, Shares with comments that are showing a bunch of people Want my shirt and that they plan to buy it, or saying they gotta get this, or they're buying this for their sons, and so on.. but no sales so far. I guess what frustrates me is that while it's great to see Shares and Likes that show my shirt is desired, there's absolutely NO way for me to be able to contact any of these Shares and Likes to remind each person to buy the shirt when it's close to ending. It's like seeing money on a table in front of you yet you can't even reach out to grab it at all. All of this resulting from a PPE campaign. The link is there clearly for them above the fold, the call to action clear as day, but people are comment happy but still not buying it. lol
      You should be commenting on your campaigns and replying to their comments as well. I sometimes post a comment like "8 shirts left! Buy now!", then I'll see boost in sales in a few hours. Also, I believe Teespring runs their own campaign to re-target your audience. So if you have a really good campaign, you should not worry about reminding them to buy since Teespring is already doing this. By the way, what niche are you in? You might have chosen the wrong niche.
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      • Profile picture of the author Genycis
        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        You should be commenting on your campaigns and replying to their comments as well. I sometimes post a comment like "8 shirts left! Buy now!", then I'll see boost in sales in a few hours. Also, I believe Teespring runs their own campaign to re-target your audience. So if you have a really good campaign, you should not worry about reminding them to buy since Teespring is already doing this. By the way, what niche are you in? You might have chosen the wrong niche.
        Hey Global, I do comment on their comments because I know they'll receive the message. The thing I wish is that when I post a comment to the post itself, that everyone who Liked and Commented would also see that one. But that's sadly not the case. When you post the comment about "8 shirts left", do you Edit the Main Post, or do you post a comment to the post for people to see?

        It's good to know that Teespring runs their own campaign as well to retarget, so there's a bit of a chance of some extra sales from it. Still trying to find that "magic niche" and targeting and design to be one of those people that has 215/30 or something great! Still not there yet but still doing what I can to hopefully get there. lol

        My successful campaigns were two named shirts (11/10 and 9/10 which tipped and then had a return), and a beauty niche shirt my wife designed that recently tipped with 15/13 (we lowered the goal as it was 20 originally).

        All other shirts seem to get only 1 or 2 sales or no sales, with the exception of one other shirt right now that is now at 5/10 at this time.

        The other niche I have has no sales yet but lots of Likes and Comments of people looking to buy them. So hopeful some of those will convert into sales. Someone suggested that I email them from my personal account though not sure how that would look. If I could use custom audiences, I would scrape the UIDs of those that Liked and Commented and Shared and then set up an ad for them with a scarcity setup.

        Oh well, living and learning and still hopeful to find those Winning campaigns!
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        • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
          Originally Posted by Genycis View Post

          Hey Global, I do comment on their comments because I know they'll receive the message. The thing I wish is that when I post a comment to the post itself, that everyone who Liked and Commented would also see that one. But that's sadly not the case. When you post the comment about "8 shirts left", do you Edit the Main Post, or do you post a comment to the post for people to see?

          It's good to know that Teespring runs their own campaign as well to retarget, so there's a bit of a chance of some extra sales from it. Still trying to find that "magic niche" and targeting and design to be one of those people that has 215/30 or something great! Still not there yet but still doing what I can to hopefully get there. lol

          My successful campaigns were two named shirts (11/10 and 9/10 which tipped and then had a return), and a beauty niche shirt my wife designed that recently tipped with 15/13 (we lowered the goal as it was 20 originally).

          All other shirts seem to get only 1 or 2 sales or no sales, with the exception of one other shirt right now that is now at 5/10 at this time.

          The other niche I have has no sales yet but lots of Likes and Comments of people looking to buy them. So hopeful some of those will convert into sales. Someone suggested that I email them from my personal account though not sure how that would look. If I could use custom audiences, I would scrape the UIDs of those that Liked and Commented and Shared and then set up an ad for them with a scarcity setup.

          Oh well, living and learning and still hopeful to find those Winning campaigns!
          Perhaps it has something to do with your shirt design? I usually ask 2 to 3 of my friends if my shirt design stands out. And it should be something I would want to wear myself even if it's not directly related to me. The thing is the shirt design that looks good in your opinion, might not appeal to others...
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          • Profile picture of the author Genycis
            Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

            Perhaps it has something to do with your shirt design? I usually ask 2 to 3 of my friends if my shirt design stands out. And it should be something I would want to wear myself even if it's not directly related to me. The thing is the shirt design that looks good in your opinion, might not appeal to others...
            That's just the thing though, with this shirt in particular, I've had many comments on it that they love it and gotta have it. Lol, maybe they're just waiting til tomorrow to get some of them, Friday is pay day after all. Lol! I know the shirt design is good based on the positive feedback I got. But hey, it's all trial and error I suppose, isn't it?
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    • Profile picture of the author nickswift
      Originally Posted by Genycis View Post

      Grrrrr! Had to vent.. have a shirt that's getting all the Likes in the world, and even more so, Shares with comments that are showing a bunch of people Want my shirt and that they plan to buy it, or saying they gotta get this, or they're buying this for their sons, and so on.. but no sales so far. I guess what frustrates me is that while it's great to see Shares and Likes that show my shirt is desired, there's absolutely NO way for me to be able to contact any of these Shares and Likes to remind each person to buy the shirt when it's close to ending. It's like seeing money on a table in front of you yet you can't even reach out to grab it at all. All of this resulting from a PPE campaign. The link is there clearly for them above the fold, the call to action clear as day, but people are comment happy but still not buying it. lol
      yea, I got 147 likes, 17 shares and 1 sale - it is frustrating.
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      • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
        Originally Posted by nickswift View Post

        yea, I got 147 likes, 17 shares and 1 sale - it is frustrating.
        That's why you should always aim for conversions since that is our main goal here - to make sales! There are actually some campaigns that do not get much post engagements but do get a lot of sales... Here's one example of my campaigns. It only has 4 likes and 4 shares but it has already 3 sales:

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  • Profile picture of the author cpa-money
    i never made even 1 tspring sale.
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  • Profile picture of the author illhenryalert
    Interesting, thanks for the post. I have a buddy making some good money on teespring.
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  • Profile picture of the author PPC-Coach
    If people love it and have to buy it, do they click through then see the price and don't?

    My advice is simple, treat every teespring like a one night stand. Get in, get what you want and get out. If you can't close the deal, who cares, put up 2 more campaigns with 2 more designs.

    New people get way too hung up ONE thing. "My ONE shirt didn't work". Screw one. Go for 100 tries instead.

    Sometimes the moon and stars just don't align and it fails. But you only fail when you stop trying.

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  • Profile picture of the author bki
    @global

    On that particular campaign was only 1 color.
    It wasn't about it. It was just the audience that likes and shares it, but nobody buys it.
    There always will be such audiences, and the key is to recognize it and just drop the campaign and move on.
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  • Profile picture of the author s1d
    global - how long before you decide its not worth it to continue buying traffic for a shirt? after $20 spent? $50? $100?
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by bki View Post

      @global

      On that particular campaign was only 1 color.
      It wasn't about it. It was just the audience that likes and shares it, but nobody buys it.
      There always will be such audiences, and the key is to recognize it and just drop the campaign and move on.
      It might be your chosen niche. If it doesn't work after tweaking the ads. Just drop it and move on. You're not married to any campaign!

      Originally Posted by s1d View Post

      global - how long before you decide its not worth it to continue buying traffic for a shirt? after $20 spent? $50? $100?
      It depends on my profit per shirt. So if I'm earning $12 per shirt, I would spend $12 on the first day to test if I can make a sale. If not, I will check the CTR and post engagements (likes, shares, etc.) if it's worth another try. If the CTR and post engagements were extremely low, I would stop the campaign.

      If I'm getting decent CTR and post engagements, I would optimize the ads and run it for another day to see if I can get a sale. If still no sales on the second day after tweaking the ads, I would stop the campaign completely. Hope this helps!
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  • Profile picture of the author HyperVyper
    I think setting the post in a niche page with a decent number of likes helps. Which page did you make the post in?
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  • Profile picture of the author Mr Lim
    Congrats OP, you got success on the internet!
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by HyperVyper View Post

      I think setting the post in a niche page with a decent number of likes helps. Which page did you make the post in?
      My page has around 20 likes. The likes on the page wouldn't really matter since I'm doing a website conversions campaign. So the moment they click on my ad, they will be redirected to my Teespring campaign.

      Originally Posted by Mr Lim View Post

      Congrats OP, you got success on the internet!
      Thanks man!

      Originally Posted by Project View Post

      Congrats! Really good to read a success stories as yours.
      Thanks man!
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  • Profile picture of the author mesmerist
    Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

    After several tests on Teespring and Facebook interest targeting, I finally got 150 sales. This just proves that Facebook interest targeting really works. I just find it hard to get custom audiences approved recently, and it's difficult to scale up since you have a limited number of audience. With interest targeting, you have a large audience that you can scale up after you get a few sales with your test campaigns. Please share your campaigns as well so everybody could learn.
    Hi there, how much was your total spend to get 150 sales? And how long was that campaign?
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  • Profile picture of the author Oliver13
    Global, what's your niches? sports? music?
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  • Profile picture of the author Med7
    Hey,
    Thank you @globalexperts for this share (y) good luck on futur friend,

    I want to star my first campaign on facebook and i have a plugins for I can export the audiences.. you can tell me my friend some advices for I star my first sucess campaign, ex: Hot T-shirt topic, number of audience (max and min) for the ad some advice ex the best one on ads facebook, conversion or only clic.. and thank you so much.

    Regards,
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by mesmerist View Post

      Hi there, how much was your total spend to get 150 sales? And how long was that campaign?
      I spent aroud $700 on ads and earned around $1,500 on sales.

      Originally Posted by Oliver13 View Post

      Global, what's your niches? sports? music?
      I'm into hobbies at the moment.

      Originally Posted by Med7 View Post

      Hey,
      Thank you @globalexperts for this share (y) good luck on futur friend,

      I want to star my first campaign on facebook and i have a plugins for I can export the audiences.. you can tell me my friend some advices for I star my first sucess campaign, ex: Hot T-shirt topic, number of audience (max and min) for the ad some advice ex the best one on ads facebook, conversion or only clic.. and thank you so much.

      Regards,
      Yes, definitely look for the hot trends. I often look for some ideas from the Teespring bestsellers here: Explore T-shirts, Campaigns and Designs | Teespring

      I normally go for audiences around 300k to 500k so I can scale it up. But I also consider small niches with around 20k to 80k audience if it's hot. I use both post engagement and website conversions campaigns.
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      • Profile picture of the author mesmerist
        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        I spent aroud $700 on ads and earned around $1,500 on sales.
        Hi Global, how long was your campaign?
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        • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
          Originally Posted by mesmerist View Post

          Hi Global, how long was your campaign?
          I normally run it for 10 days. So I have 3 days to test and optimize the ads. Then I'll scale it up for the last 7 days.
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          • Profile picture of the author mesmerist
            Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

            I normally run it for 10 days. So I have 3 days to test and optimize the ads. Then I'll scale it up for the last 7 days.
            When you scale up, did you only increase your ad budget or you include traffic outside FB?
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      • Profile picture of the author Med7
        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        I spent aroud $700 on ads and earned around $1,500 on sales.



        I'm into hobbies at the moment.



        Yes, definitely look for the hot trends. I often look for some ideas from the Teespring bestsellers here: Explore T-shirts, Campaigns and Designs | Teespring

        I normally go for audiences around 300k to 500k so I can scale it up. But I also consider small niches with around 20k to 80k audience if it's hot. I use both post engagement and website conversions campaigns.
        Thank you friend
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  • Profile picture of the author bki
    I'm on 300+ at the moment
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    • Profile picture of the author Genycis
      Originally Posted by bki View Post

      I'm on 300+ at the moment
      Congratulations Bki, that's great! I'm still hoping to hit that campaign or two with that impact. Highest amount of shirts for any campaign I've sold so far is only 15. lol
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    • Profile picture of the author mesmerist
      Originally Posted by bki View Post

      I'm on 300+ at the moment
      How much do you spend to hit 300+ and how long was your campaign?
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      • Profile picture of the author bki
        Originally Posted by Genycis View Post

        Congratulations Bki, that's great! I'm still hoping to hit that campaign or two with that impact. Highest amount of shirts for any campaign I've sold so far is only 15. lol
        Thanks man. Just don't give up.
        First things first, when you come up with an idea of something, do a research.
        I check if somebody had done it already and is someone doing at the moment.
        Don't copy someones design, as you may end banned from teespring.
        Most important I check is there and how huge is the audience for that.

        Make yourself 5 designs in 5 similar niches, take $100 and test.
        Put a daily budget to $100+ and monitor the ads for the first $20
        If it's earning more then spending, good....if not, drop it!
        However, it may be earning, and then just stop after a few sales....just monitor it.

        Originally Posted by mesmerist View Post

        How much do you spend to hit 300+ and how long was your campaign?
        I hit 300 in 5 days
        Now I'm on more than 300 with about $1000 spent so far.

        It's all about scaling it up if it's doing good.
        You can't hit high numbers if you limit your budget to $30-50 daily.
        My max budget was about EUR 200 (~$276) daily. I sometimes lower it, then get it back and so on...
        I managed to get about $670 of profit in 24h, 2 days ago, running that and another campaign that isn't doing that great, but it's still earning.
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        • Profile picture of the author Genycis
          Originally Posted by bki View Post

          Thanks man. Just don't give up.
          First things first, when you come up with an idea of something, do a research.
          I check if somebody had done it already and is someone doing at the moment.
          Don't copy someones design, as you may end banned from teespring.
          Most important I check is there and how huge is the audience for that.

          Make yourself 5 designs in 5 similar niches, take $100 and test.
          Put a daily budget to $100+ and monitor the ads for the first $20
          If it's earning more then spending, good....if not, drop it!
          However, it may be earning, and then just stop after a few sales....just monitor it.



          I hit 300 in 5 days
          Now I'm on more than 300 with about $1000 spent so far.

          It's all about scaling it up if it's doing good.
          You can't hit high numbers if you limit your budget to $30-50 daily.
          My max budget was about EUR 200 (~$276) daily. I sometimes lower it, then get it back and so on...
          I managed to get about $670 of profit in 24h, 2 days ago, running that and another campaign that isn't doing that great, but it's still earning.

          Wow, that's impressive and yeah, I wouldn't have that much to scale as of yet. Still looking to hit that mega campaign lol!

          And yup, that's exactly what happened to me with two of my campaigns... started off on a fast pace and then STOP. More likes and comments but no dice on any further sales so far. Only a day or two left for them also.

          I replied to your PM too by the way.
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by bki View Post

      I'm on 300+ at the moment
      Cool! How much have you spent on FB ads so far?
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      • Profile picture of the author bki
        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        Cool! How much have you spent on FB ads so far?
        $1200 and on 400+ atm
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    • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
      Could someone please give me some advice? Not sure what to do...

      I am today into my 4th day of the campaign. The budget for the first day was $5, for the second also $5 and for the third $20. I sold 2 shirts. One on the second, and one on the third day. The audience size is 186,000 people.

      Should I proceed or shut down the campaign?



      Update: 5 shirts sold. Total website clicks: 124
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      • Profile picture of the author JCorp
        Originally Posted by Cataleya View Post

        Could someone please give me some advice? Not sure what to do...

        I am today into my 4th day of the campaign. The budget for the first day was $5, for the second also $5 and for the third $20. I sold 2 shirts. One on the second, and one on the third day. The audience size is 186,000 people.

        Should I proceed or shut down the campaign?



        Update: 5 shirts sold. Total website clicks: 124

        Looks like an "OK" campaign... some people would kill it, but I'd "play around" with it a bit.

        Did you track conversions? Take a screenshot of all your demographics, age/gender, conversions, etc. and then maybe we can get a better overall picture here.

        But for me, I'd play around with it, maybe throw another $10 to $15 at it... and hope to get another sale or two... then I'd tweak the ads to target those who are buying.
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          • Profile picture of the author Elenny
            I would like some advice on how I should scale up this campaign (if at all). This is after two days (3 different ads), and a total of $26 spent.



            One thing that has me confused is the reach and $ spent on ad #2 vs. ads 1 & 3.

            Should I scale up #2 and stop 1&3?

            The total number of tees sold is actually 4. Thank you for any assistance!
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            • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
              Originally Posted by Cataleya View Post

              Could someone please give me some advice? Not sure what to do...

              I am today into my 4th day of the campaign. The budget for the first day was $5, for the second also $5 and for the third $20. I sold 2 shirts. One on the second, and one on the third day. The audience size is 186,000 people.

              Should I proceed or shut down the campaign?



              Update: 5 shirts sold. Total website clicks: 124
              I think you are on the right track. You simply need to optimize your ads now. Scale up the ads that generate conversions and stop the ones that didn't perform well.

              Originally Posted by topnotchservices View Post

              I'm in the same boat as @Cataleya

              $30 - 2 shirts

              Time to dump it?
              Same thing for you man. Try to optimize your ads to lower the ads cost and increase conversions.

              Originally Posted by netgeek View Post

              I heard that FB is not allowing teespring links any more, is it true ?
              Definitely NOT TRUE! LOL

              Originally Posted by dragonsfire1981 View Post

              Have you ever tried just duplicating an ad several times over to scale up? I heard some people do that to scale up instead...
              I've done that in the past. Didn't work for me...

              Originally Posted by Elenny View Post

              I'm a total noob at this, so I apologize if this is dumb question. I ran a campaign that ended a few days ago. I "sold" 7 shirts, but the Facebook tracking pixel only registered 3 sales, so I don't know where the other sales came from, or if FB simply did not register them.

              I have a new campaign and I sold one shirt today, but FB still says 0 conversions. Is this normal, or could there be something wrong with my tracking pixel?
              Those are the sales that probably came from shares or sales that came from Teespring's own retargeting campaign.

              Originally Posted by Elenny View Post

              I would like some advice on how I should scale up this campaign (if at all). This is after two days (3 different ads), and a total of $26 spent.



              One thing that has me confused is the reach and $ spent on ad #2 vs. ads 1 & 3.

              Should I scale up #2 and stop 1&3?

              The total number of tees sold is actually 4. Thank you for any assistance!
              Your ad number 2 looks promising considering the CTR and one conversion. But I would leave both ads 1 and 2 since the ad number 1 also generated 1 conversion, then you can stop ad number 3.
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        • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
          Originally Posted by JCorp View Post

          Looks like an "OK" campaign... some people would kill it, but I'd "play around" with it a bit.

          Did you track conversions? Take a screenshot of all your demographics, age/gender, conversions, etc. and then maybe we can get a better overall picture here.

          But for me, I'd play around with it, maybe throw another $10 to $15 at it... and hope to get another sale or two... then I'd tweak the ads to target those who are buying.
          Thanks! I actually did that. Spent another $20 and sold another 5 shirts. So I`m giving this a go and tweaking the ads towards those who are buying! Will report back with results
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      i'm sorry, what is teespring
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  • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
    Got another campaign tipped off! 105/100 sales. Spent around $500 on ads.
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    • Profile picture of the author bki
      Originally Posted by globalexper54314

      Got another campaign tipped off! 105/100 sales. Spent around $500 on ads.
      Congrats man!

      I finished mine.
      Almost 600 sold
      $6898 profits and about $1450 of it spent on ads.
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      • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
        Originally Posted by bki View Post

        Congrats man!

        I finished mine.
        Almost 600 sold
        $6898 profits and about $1450 of it spent on ads.
        Wow! That is amazing! What niche are you in? Any tips you would like to share to us?
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      • Profile picture of the author AshTJ
        Originally Posted by bki View Post

        Congrats man!

        I finished mine.
        Almost 600 sold
        $6898 profits and about $1450 of it spent on ads.
        That's awesome! What size audience are you targeting? I just ran a campaign targeting a mere 6000 people but managed a 300% ROI and sold around 30 hoodies, but have had trouble trying to scale up with bigger (and less targeted) audiences.

        I guess I need to keep trying with larger audiences and find a niche that can sustain a 100%+ ROI over 100k+ audience.
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        • Profile picture of the author bki
          Originally Posted by AshTJ View Post

          That's awesome! What size audience are you targeting? I just ran a campaign targeting a mere 6000 people but managed a 300% ROI and sold around 30 hoodies, but have had trouble trying to scale up with bigger (and less targeted) audiences.

          I guess I need to keep trying with larger audiences and find a niche that can sustain a 100%+ ROI over 100k+ audience.
          Honestly I don't know, as I targeted several countrries.
          I think was 500-600k total, if not more.
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        • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
          Originally Posted by AshTJ View Post

          That's awesome! What size audience are you targeting? I just ran a campaign targeting a mere 6000 people but managed a 300% ROI and sold around 30 hoodies, but have had trouble trying to scale up with bigger (and less targeted) audiences.

          I guess I need to keep trying with larger audiences and find a niche that can sustain a 100%+ ROI over 100k+ audience.
          That's the problem with small niches. But I find it easier to succeed with small niches. It's a good way to do some tests when you're starting out.
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    • Profile picture of the author louisluong
      Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

      Got another campaign tipped off! 105/100 sales. Spent around $500 on ads.
      Boston ???? hehee what are you using target ? Custom au or interest ??? :confused: Im trying but fail all
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      • Profile picture of the author Drazz
        She is targeting people from Dallas.

        Anyway, it looks like people are looking here for some kind of magic formula.

        Of make exactly this design, create exactly this ad, target exactly this audience and then profit.

        Try to think for yourself, nobody is going to give you gold, you have to find it yourself. Keep on grinding, there are no shortcuts.
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        • Profile picture of the author illester
          Originally Posted by Drazz View Post

          She is targeting people from Dallas.

          Anyway, it looks like people are looking here for some kind of magic formula.

          Of make exactly this design, create exactly this ad, target exactly this audience and then profit.

          Try to think for yourself, nobody is going to give you gold, you have to find it yourself. Keep on grinding, there are no shortcuts.
          People are watching this thread to learn from mistakes of someone who has already "got it". Not to find a "magic formula". Also for basic tips that could help a newbie like myself become successful quicker then i would if i was just throwing money at the screen.
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        • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
          Originally Posted by louisluong View Post

          Boston ???? hehee what are you using target ? Custom au or interest ??? :confused: Im trying but fail all
          I agree with Drazz! I have already hidden my screenshots but you keep posting in my threads trying to figure out exactly what shirt I was promoting. We are here to share tips with other people starting out, but not to give away the exact niches and shirt designs we are in.

          Originally Posted by Drazz View Post

          She is targeting people from Dallas.

          Anyway, it looks like people are looking here for some kind of magic formula.

          Of make exactly this design, create exactly this ad, target exactly this audience and then profit.

          Try to think for yourself, nobody is going to give you gold, you have to find it yourself. Keep on grinding, there are no shortcuts.
          Thanks man! I just deleted one of my threads because of this...
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          • Profile picture of the author louisluong
            Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

            I agree with Drazz! I have already hidden my screenshots but you keep posting in my threads trying to figure out exactly what shirt I was promoting. We are here to share tips with other people starting out, but not to give away the exact niches and shirt designs we are in.



            Thanks man! I just deleted one of my threads because of this...
            hichic , I'm only guessing that . Sorry
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            • Profile picture of the author Winter7
              I hope this thread is still alive. noobie here. i really love the tips i'm getting from the likes of ppc coach, jcorp, bki, and globalexperts. thanks, guys!


              i have a question though:

              the answer to this statement makes me confused because it kind of contradicts globalexperts and bki's previous statement to test with a small budget and leave it if it's a dud.


              "Originally Posted by illester
              37 likes and 17 shares. Ran for a full day and one night for a couple hours. Spent $12 on ads.

              EDIT: Also today i saw a teespring news feed ad on my wall that someone was running. Then i checked back on FB like an hour later and saw Teespring themselves promoting that persons shirt. How does this work?"


              response is this: "That's not enough post engagement! My successful campaigns get as much 1000 shares and likes. And 15,000 to 20,000 likes on the Teespring campaign itself."


              my question is didn't illester do right by dropping this campaign after no sales on his initial $12? If not, then how much should he have spent initially? or what other indicators should he have waited for?
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  • Profile picture of the author Oliver13
    Guys, what's worked best for you? Putting pictures on the t-shirts or only texts?
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  • Profile picture of the author EllieSenra
    Quick question - are you guys creating a FB page specifically for one shirt, or for many shirts? How exactly is the FB page set up? I've been trying to follow this whole teespring campaign idea but I'm just a tad confused on this one aspect!
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by Oliver13 View Post

      Guys, what's worked best for you? Putting pictures on the t-shirts or only texts?
      I normally just use texts. But I would add icons occasionally.

      Originally Posted by EllieSenra View Post

      Quick question - are you guys creating a FB page specifically for one shirt, or for many shirts? How exactly is the FB page set up? I've been trying to follow this whole teespring campaign idea but I'm just a tad confused on this one aspect!
      I'm just using one fan page for all my campaigns. It would depend on your strategy though. Some internet marketers build their fan page audience first before selling the shirt.
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      • Profile picture of the author likmarketer
        I just had a failed campaign.
        globalexperts, Can you tell me why I failed?
        Did I choose the wrong audience for the campaign?
        Hope help!
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        • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
          Originally Posted by likmarketer View Post

          I just had a failed campaign.
          globalexperts, Can you tell me why I failed?
          Did I choose the wrong audience for the campaign?
          Hope help!
          Maybe because Houston Rockets is already down 3-2 in the playoffs. LOL Just kidding. I'm not really sure. How did you create your custom audience? Also, you didn't seem to have tried enough. You've only spent $8.85 so far. Moreover, you were running a post engagement campaign. It's more ideal to run "website conversions" campaign for Teespring.
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          • Profile picture of the author Drazz
            I had profitable campaigns with post engagement, but am more testing with website conversions at the moment.

            But custom audience? I though that isn't possible anymore?

            And yeah you didn't spend much to say anything. Your CTR isn't super but it isn't bad.
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            • Profile picture of the author likmarketer
              In fact, after testing and found no effect (just click to website and no sale) so I had to stop running ads.

              Originally Posted by Drazz View Post

              I had profitable campaigns with post engagement, but am more testing with website conversions at the moment.

              But custom audience? I though that isn't possible anymore?

              And yeah you didn't spend much to say anything. Your CTR isn't super but it isn't bad.
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          • Profile picture of the author likmarketer
            Thanks for your help, Global!
            I have scraped UIDs from fanpage Houston Rockets, I just get really active user as "like" and "comment" in some post, after I have selected 20000 UIDs.
            I've see a few people have been successful when they run a post engagement, so I had to follow them, i will try a campaign with "website conversions".



            Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

            Maybe because Houston Rockets is already down 3-2 in the playoffs. LOL Just kidding. I'm not really sure. How did you create your custom audience? Also, you didn't seem to have tried enough. You've only spent $8.85 so far. Moreover, you were running a post engagement campaign. It's more ideal to run "website conversions" campaign for Teespring.
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            • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
              Originally Posted by likmarketer View Post

              Thanks for your help, Global!
              I have scraped UIDs from fanpage Houston Rockets, I just get really active user as "like" and "comment" in some post, after I have selected 20000 UIDs.
              I've see a few people have been successful when they run a post engagement, so I had to follow them, i will try a campaign with "website conversions".
              The number of clicks shown in PPE campaigns are actually the total number of clicks generated by your ad. It includes the clicks to like, share, comment, etc. on your post. Some people click on the ad multiple times. You would need to check the number unique clicks which represent the unique visitor who clicked on your ad. If you will check the unique number of website clicks on a PPE campaign, you will see that it's actually less, or about 25% of the total number of clicks.

              Originally Posted by Bhsu21 View Post

              Hey Global! Was just about to ask you about why you feel it's best to run website conversion ad campaigns vs PPE? I began TS running CTW but my clicks were too expensive. Changed to PPE and have had some tip but still many fail.

              Why is WC a better way to go? Thanks and great thread!
              I'm getting sales from both PPE and website conversions campaigns. However, I find it easier to optimize a website conversions campaign since I can optimize it based on conversions, so I prefer to use it.
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          • Profile picture of the author Bhsu21
            Hey Global! Was just about to ask you about why you feel it's best to run website conversion ad campaigns vs PPE? I began TS running CTW but my clicks were too expensive. Changed to PPE and have had some tip but still many fail.

            Why is WC a better way to go? Thanks and great thread!
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        • Profile picture of the author Bhsu21
          Originally Posted by likmarketer View Post

          I just had a failed campaign.
          globalexperts, Can you tell me why I failed?
          Did I choose the wrong audience for the campaign?
          Hope help!
          Also I think you're targeting the wrong age group. It just says 21-24. The group that buys sports shirts might be 30-40. Who knows. 21-24 are the type that might just like a post but they're not going to take out their credit cards and buy it.

          Someone older might have more income so are more willing to buy. You'll just have to test it out and see what age groups will buy.
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          • Profile picture of the author likmarketer
            Thank your comments, Bhsu!
            I've tried the 30-40 age group but apparently they do not care about the shirt,
            it reflected very low rate of CTR.
            I've run two campaigns and failed, it made me lose $ 44 for facebook ads with 0 sale :confused:. I will be trying more for the next campaign

            Originally Posted by Bhsu21 View Post

            Also I think you're targeting the wrong age group. It just says 21-24. The group that buys sports shirts might be 30-40. Who knows. 21-24 are the type that might just like a post but they're not going to take out their credit cards and buy it.

            Someone older might have more income so are more willing to buy. You'll just have to test it out and see what age groups will buy.
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            • Profile picture of the author Drazz
              Anyone using other methods to promote shirts?

              PPV, PPC or something?
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  • Profile picture of the author EllieSenra
    I've decided to go with a Website Conversion campaign for my first test-run. Does this mean I should also be bidding on Website Conversions or should I be using CPC instead?
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  • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
    I'm bidding for website conversions since that's my goal, and that equates to oCPM. I'm getting more positive results with oCPM than manual bidding...
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  • Profile picture of the author EllieSenra
    Alright, I might have to try that! Thank you~ oh, and I took your advice and made one single fanpage for all of my t-shirts. Doing a little promotion to see if I can get some likes and liking other pages on Facebook to try and bring in some more fans. I'm just wondering if maybe the page is too broad for people to like... because my t-shirts so far have been from a couple of different niches. But I've also seen lots of t-shirt fanpages and websites that just have t-shirts that cater to everyone so I don't know...
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by EllieSenra View Post

      Alright, I might have to try that! Thank you~ oh, and I took your advice and made one single fanpage for all of my t-shirts. Doing a little promotion to see if I can get some likes and liking other pages on Facebook to try and bring in some more fans. I'm just wondering if maybe the page is too broad for people to like... because my t-shirts so far have been from a couple of different niches. But I've also seen lots of t-shirt fanpages and websites that just have t-shirts that cater to everyone so I don't know...
      I honestly tried creating individual fan pages for each of my shirt campaign, and I see significant increase in sales. I got the advice from someone who's been doing it well on Teespring. Anyway, I'm now using both PPE and website conversions campaigns. Got 14 sales in 12 hours.
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  • Profile picture of the author JCorp
    Having just one FP for shirts as well as setting up a separate FP for each niche works well. We've added thousands of likes on both strategies just on the fanpages themselves, so I see no difference really in terms of sales.

    But, about 80%-90% I like to set up a separate FP as you never know, you could stumble upon a "golden niche" that you want to eventually get into for the long haul and build out the FP.
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by JCorp View Post

      Having just one FP for shirts as well as setting up a separate FP for each niche works well. We've added thousands of likes on both strategies just on the fanpages themselves, so I see no difference really in terms of sales.

      But, about 80%-90% I like to set up a separate FP as you never know, you could stumble upon a "golden niche" that you want to eventually get into for the long haul and build out the FP.
      Another thing is, if it becomes successful, you can easily sell them another shirt design or simply another shirt color to the same niche.
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      • Profile picture of the author illester
        So i launched my first campaign for tee spring yesterday. This was my first ever time getting actual hands on experience not only designing my own shirt for tee spring but generally my first experience doing any IM. I decided to not blur out any part of this photo because i want all the tips and feedback i can get. I chose to target a TV show. As you can see the ad has been running for about a day and has been seen by a decent amount of people but has not been clicked even once. I set a very low budget of $2 for split testing by the way. Is the idea for the shirt just plainly sad "bad" or am i doing something else wrong that is preventing people from clicking. I targeted people i would expect to actually have money to buy a shirt and also the age group i expected to be interested enough to purchase it. As i said I'm an all out NOOBIE. So please point out as much as you can for me so i can learn and hopefully launch a campaign that will at least sell one shirt. I'm trying to use tee spring and Facebook ads to train my self in the basics of IM.

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        • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
          Originally Posted by illester View Post

          So i launched my first campaign for tee spring yesterday. This was my first ever time getting actual hands on experience not only designing my own shirt for tee spring but generally my first experience doing any IM. I decided to not blur out any part of this photo because i want all the tips and feedback i can get. I chose to target a TV show. As you can see the ad has been running for about a day and has been seen by a decent amount of people but has not been clicked even once. I set a very low budget of $2 for split testing by the way. Is the idea for the shirt just plainly sad "bad" or am i doing something else wrong that is preventing people from clicking. I targeted people i would expect to actually have money to buy a shirt and also the age group i expected to be interested enough to purchase it. As i said I'm an all out NOOBIE. So please point out as much as you can for me so i can learn and hopefully launch a campaign that will at least sell one shirt. I'm trying to use tee spring and Facebook ads to train my self in the basics of IM.
          I think it has something to do with your niche. I seldom see a successful Teespring campaign for a TV show niche. Also, you should not target all three countries in one campaign. You should create a separate campaign for each country.
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          • Profile picture of the author illester
            Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

            I think it has something to do with your niche. I seldom see a successful Teespring campaign for a TV show niche. Also, you should not target all three countries in one campaign. You should create a separate campaign for each country.
            Yeah, I'm dropping this one. I thought about it more and myself personally i would not buy this shirt even though i love the TV show. Is there any other tips for better targeting? Should i look for a more "pride" related niche that i can target much more to get a very specific audience?

            EDIT: Are you using custom audiences? I'm seeing hobby shirts posted just hours ago that are tipping off like crazy, seems way to quick for interest targeting campaigns.
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            • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
              Originally Posted by illester View Post

              Yeah, I'm dropping this one. I thought about it more and myself personally i would not buy this shirt even though i love the TV show. Is there any other tips for better targeting? Should i look for a more "pride" related niche that i can target much more to get a very specific audience?

              EDIT: Are you using custom audiences? I'm seeing hobby shirts posted just hours ago that are tipping off like crazy, seems way to quick for interest targeting campaigns.
              Yes! If you wouldn't buy it yourself, then others wouldn't buy it either. I sometimes ask my friends for design feedback before I launch a campaign. I'm not using custom audience and I'm into hobby shirts as well.
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              • Profile picture of the author illester
                Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

                Yes! If you wouldn't buy it yourself, then others wouldn't buy it either. I sometimes ask my friends for design feedback before I launch a campaign. I'm not using custom audience and I'm into hobby shirts as well.
                Are your sales all coming from your facebook ads? Or are you also reaching out to niche related fan pages or building your own, posting on forums?
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                • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
                  Originally Posted by illester View Post

                  Are your sales all coming from your facebook ads? Or are you also reaching out to niche related fan pages or building your own, posting on forums?
                  It's all coming from my ads! I tried to reach out to fan page owners before but they don't seem to be interested so I guess it's just a waste of time.
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  • Profile picture of the author JCorp
    Reaching out to fanpage owners work, but I'd rather pay ads and dial in my targeting. We've had a few fanpage owners send us a "media kit" to advertise on their page but we haven't taken advantage of that yet. If the fanpage gets a lot of engagement and activity and it's targeted, then try negotiating with the fanpage owner on a CPA basis, or for every sale they get X amount.
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  • Profile picture of the author Azue
    Hi , can somebody help me out here.. I'm just curious as to how facebook charges for the ads. Do they take money straight out of your account?

    I am reading that you guys are like spending up to $1,000 on ads? how are you affording this lol, I know your making a profit overall but how can you afford to spend over a grand on this and have to wait like a week or something before teespring pay you back unless.. teespring pay straightaway?

    *I know this is probably a stupid question, but i'm scared facebook is gona start drying out my account before I can get anything back from teespring.
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by Azue View Post

      Hi , can somebody help me out here.. I'm just curious as to how facebook charges for the ads. Do they take money straight out of your account?

      I am reading that you guys are like spending up to $1,000 on ads? how are you affording this lol, I know your making a profit overall but how can you afford to spend over a grand on this and have to wait like a week or something before teespring pay you back unless.. teespring pay straightaway?

      *I know this is probably a stupid question, but i'm scared facebook is gona start drying out my account before I can get anything back from teespring.
      We've been doing internet marketing for quite some time now. So we do have enough funds for our campaigns. Anyway, you don't have to spend $1,000 since you're just starting out. Start with small campaigns and scale up slowly as you accumulate funds from your successful campaigns. Also, you can set a daily budget per ad set in Facebook, and they won't charge you more than that.
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      • Profile picture of the author Azue
        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        We've been doing internet marketing for quite some time now. So we do have enough funds for our campaigns. Anyway, you don't have to spend $1,000 since you're just starting out. Start with small campaigns and scale up slowly as you accumulate funds from your successful campaigns. Also, you can set a daily budget per ad set in Facebook, and they won't charge you more than that.
        Thanks bud !
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  • Profile picture of the author illester
    What kinda numbers are you targetting on average in hobbies? Just launched my 3rd campaign and i noticed a hobby tee that tipped like crazy within a day and is still selling like crazy so i took inspiration from that and created my own design. The audience is 26k and I'm not sure if this is too little or actually a good amount. I'm hoping i can at least make one sale in this campaign so i can get some sense of accomplishment and keep working at it.

    EDIT: It's doing way better then my last two campaigns, but still no sales. Fingers crossed for tomorrow. Only $1.40 spent so far.
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    • Profile picture of the author Drazz
      You don't have to watch for every penny. You don't have to be scared to lose some money. Just let it run for $20 or so and see how it went.
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    • Profile picture of the author AshTJ
      Originally Posted by illester View Post

      What kinda numbers are you targetting on average in hobbies? Just launched my 3rd campaign and i noticed a hobby tee that tipped like crazy within a day and is still selling like crazy so i took inspiration from that and created my own design. The audience is 26k and I'm not sure if this is too little or actually a good amount. I'm hoping i can at least make one sale in this campaign so i can get some sense of accomplishment and keep working at it.

      EDIT: It's doing way better then my last two campaigns, but still no sales. Fingers crossed for tomorrow. Only $1.40 spent so far.
      With the right targeting an audience of 26k is enough to make 50-100 or more sales, quite easily.

      My highest ROI was on a campaign with an audience of 8000. I managed to sell 35 hoodies with an ROI of about 600%. The only problem with smaller audiences is that you can't really scale up, most of my campaigns run for 1-3 days and then the frequency hits 2-3 and the profits dry up completely.
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  • Profile picture of the author JCorp
    Definitely don't need $1,000. If you've got some training and knowledge, then you can get going with about $100 to $300 or so. You may "lose" all of it, or you might come upon a winner that you can put your budget into, cash out, re-invest and launch again.

    We start most of our campaigns with just $15. No sale, we end it. Look into doing the same for your campaigns.
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  • Profile picture of the author illester
    I'm beginning to get near that stage of discouragement. Launched my third campaign a couple days ago. I was excited about this one. I did my research, the design was great and it was in a good niche that has not been exploited much but has been selling tons. The ad was being shared a lot and had plenty of likes and people were showing great interest in the shirt... So i kept waiting for a sale because it felt like it was just gonna happen anytime now. But no sales . I guess I'm just confused about what I did wrong. I keep thinking there is just some secret formula to targeting. I pretty much laser targeted this campaign as much as i could and most people sharing and liking were actually the people i wanted to target so everything seemed like it was done correctly.
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by illester View Post

      I'm beginning to get near that stage of discouragement. Launched my third campaign a couple days ago. I was excited about this one. I did my research, the design was great and it was in a good niche that has not been exploited much but has been selling tons. The ad was being shared a lot and had plenty of likes and people were showing great interest in the shirt... So i kept waiting for a sale because it felt like it was just gonna happen anytime now. But no sales . I guess I'm just confused about what I did wrong. I keep thinking there is just some secret formula to targeting. I pretty much laser targeted this campaign as much as i could and most people sharing and liking were actually the people i wanted to target so everything seemed like it was done correctly.
      How much have you spent on the ads? and how much people have been liking and sharing your post?
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      • Profile picture of the author illester
        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        How much have you spent on the ads? and how much people have been liking and sharing your post?
        37 likes and 17 shares. Ran for a full day and one night for a couple hours. Spent $12 on ads.

        EDIT: Also today i saw a teespring news feed ad on my wall that someone was running. Then i checked back on FB like an hour later and saw Teespring themselves promoting that persons shirt. How does this work?
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        • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
          Originally Posted by illester View Post

          37 likes and 17 shares. Ran for a full day and one night for a couple hours. Spent $12 on ads.

          EDIT: Also today i saw a teespring news feed ad on my wall that someone was running. Then i checked back on FB like an hour later and saw Teespring themselves promoting that persons shirt. How does this work?
          That's not enough post engagement! My successful campaigns get as much 1000 shares and likes. And 15,000 to 20,000 likes on the Teespring campaign itself.
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  • Profile picture of the author SunnyDelight
    Congrats my friend! I hope plenty more success comes to you!
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    • Profile picture of the author goldcraft
      Hi globalexperts,

      I'm new to teespring & facebook ads. And I'm a huge fan of you and your campaigns.

      Can you help me a bit? Are you using "online spenders" option on facebook ads? Is it very effective in terms of conversions?

      Also, what type of ads you think is the best, page post engagement? clicks to website? or website conversion?

      When I choose website conversion, the average cost per conversion is ~$20. My profit per tee is ~$10 so I don't think its good to choose website conversion after all.

      More power to you.
      Thanks,
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      • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
        Originally Posted by goldcraft View Post

        Hi globalexperts,

        I'm new to teespring & facebook ads. And I'm a huge fan of you and your campaigns.

        Can you help me a bit? Are you using "online spenders" option on facebook ads? Is it very effective in terms of conversions?

        Also, what type of ads you think is the best, page post engagement? clicks to website? or website conversion?

        When I choose website conversion, the average cost per conversion is ~$20. My profit per tee is ~$10 so I don't think its good to choose website conversion after all.

        More power to you.
        Thanks,
        I'm not familiar with "online spenders". I just use the basic Facebook ads platform.

        I'm using both PPE and website conversions campaigns. I only run one of them based on the results of my testing or I run them both.

        And I aim for 1 sale for every $5 spent on Facebook ads.
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  • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
    Are birth year campaigns still working for some of you guys? I just saw another successful birth year campaign.
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    • Profile picture of the author yoangov
      Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

      Are birth year campaigns still working for some of you guys? I just saw another successful birth year campaign.
      If I was doing it, and it was working for me, what makes you think I'm gonna tell you?

      You have to always test yourself.

      Good luck!
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      • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
        Originally Posted by yoangov View Post

        If I was doing it, and it was working for me, what makes you think I'm gonna tell you?

        You have to always test yourself.

        Good luck!
        So what's the use of this forum if we can't ask questions here? Looks like you forgot that this forum was intended for internet marketers to share ideas/tips so we can all succeed, not just to post irrelevant things to promote your products! hahahaha!
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        • Profile picture of the author ScottR
          Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

          So what's the use of this forum if we can't ask questions here? Looks like you forgot that this forum was intended for internet marketers to share ideas/tips so we can all succeed, not just to post irrelevant things to promote your products! hahahaha!
          globalexperts - I would be interested in hearing if Facebook was even approving that type of custom audience (birth dates) any more. I had heard they were no longer accepting them. Anyone been trying lookalike audiences based on conversions?

          And more generally speaking, with Teespring campaigns, do you send the traffic directly to your sales page on Teespring, or do you embed the offer in a page of your own (blog, etc)? I am not sure exactly how Teespring works, though I am interested in trying it out.
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          • Profile picture of the author JCorp
            Originally Posted by ScottR View Post

            globalexperts - I would be interested in hearing if Facebook was even approving that type of custom audience (birth dates) any more. I had heard they were no longer accepting them. Anyone been trying lookalike audiences based on conversions?

            And more generally speaking, with Teespring campaigns, do you send the traffic directly to your sales page on Teespring, or do you embed the offer in a page of your own (blog, etc)? I am not sure exactly how Teespring works, though I am interested in trying it out.

            You can do a direct link and generally speaking, it won't be a problem when advertising with FB unlike when you direct link with CB. Since your url with TS is generally unique to you, then you stay clear of problems... for the most part.

            We've been testing using landing pages on teespring with great success as well.
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            • Profile picture of the author ScottR
              Originally Posted by JCorp View Post

              We've been testing using landing pages on teespring with great success as well.
              Do you mean embedding teespring offers in landing pages? (if you can do that) Or what type of setup?
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          • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
            Originally Posted by ScottR View Post

            globalexperts - I would be interested in hearing if Facebook was even approving that type of custom audience (birth dates) any more. I had heard they were no longer accepting them. Anyone been trying lookalike audiences based on conversions?

            And more generally speaking, with Teespring campaigns, do you send the traffic directly to your sales page on Teespring, or do you embed the offer in a page of your own (blog, etc)? I am not sure exactly how Teespring works, though I am interested in trying it out.
            I simply send them straight to my Teespring campaign. Some people use landing pages before so they can use the Facebook retargeting code. But everything can be done within Teespring now including the retargeting option. So I don't see the need to use landing pages for now.
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            • Profile picture of the author ScottR
              Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

              I simply send them straight to my Teespring campaign. Some people use landing pages before so they can use the Facebook retargeting code. But everything can be done within Teespring now including the retargeting option. So I don't see the need to use landing pages for now.
              Makes sense, thanks! What minimum do you usually set, by the way? (Not sure how much that matters).
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              • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
                Ok so I have a question as a newbie in FB ads...it`s probably a dumb one but I`m gonna ask it anyway


                How exactly do you target professions and an interest? For example "a nurse who likes 49ers". Do you go to job titles and choose nurse and then add 49ers to interests?
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              • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
                Originally Posted by ScottR View Post

                Makes sense, thanks! What minimum do you usually set, by the way? (Not sure how much that matters).
                I normally spend $10 to $20 to test the campaign. I should get 2-3 sales before I decide to continue with the ads...
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                • Profile picture of the author dragonsfire1981
                  When setting up ad sets on Facebook, is there any way to set it so the ad runs at certain times of the day only? I'm looking at the Power editor and I can only see start/end time and dates. Or do you have to turn them on/ff manually?
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                  • Profile picture of the author dragonsfire1981
                    I've just launched my 5th campaign. I killed 2 early test campaigns after reaching around $20USD spend and no sales. I had lots of likes and a few comments, but I was so annoyed they wouldn't buy them. They were to do with topical and trending issues. I almost wanted to say "Stop being a lazy armchair supporter and buy the shirt!" to the people....
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                    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
                      Originally Posted by dragonsfire1981 View Post

                      I've just launched my 5th campaign. I killed 2 early test campaigns after reaching around $20USD spend and no sales. I had lots of likes and a few comments, but I was so annoyed they wouldn't buy them. They were to do with topical and trending issues. I almost wanted to say "Stop being a lazy armchair supporter and buy the shirt!" to the people....
                      How much clicks, likes, comments and shares were you getting? Successful campaigns literally gets hundreds to thousands of likes and shares. So if you're getting about 20 likes/shares or less for example, then there's not much interest in your shirt.
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                      • Profile picture of the author dragonsfire1981
                        It's more than 20 actions but noway near hundreds, so yeah maybe they're "social" and armchair fans. One is a parody of Vladimir Putin, I think I got the audience wrong with that one though, too broad. I have however had a guy who contacted me on Facebook after he saw it and told me he knows a political organisation who would want to promote it if I donated to their cause- which I will follow up as they have thousands of members who support the "cause" I'm promoting!

                        Another one of them is related to the English football (soccer) team Liverpool Football Club, they have some of the most passionate fans around, so i was surprised it didn't hit. I also know a lot about this team and I know their slogans, history etc so my design was well thought out but I think the timing is wrong though as the English premier League has just finished though, the design was in my opinion at least as good as some I've seen which have sold, so I'll pause and relaunch closer to the time of the competition starting again and maybe change the angle or colour etc.

                        The other set is related to Scottish independence. Again a few likes, shares, comments, but no sales. Same problems as above I guess!

                        I have launched some using Fabrily as they are cheaper for EU and the More American variations using teespring.

                        I've just watched some of Don Wilson's videos and he's given me a much better idea of what can really sell. I've also been looking at the bestsellers list, I'm puzzled as to who some of the tees targeted though- the "Hot enough to make your heart stop" one I thought was justa good design, but who did they actually target? Hot chicks? is that @group"? lol



                        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

                        How much clicks, likes, comments and shares were you getting? Successful campaigns literally gets hundreds to thousands of likes and shares. So if you're getting about 20 likes/shares or less for example, then there's not much interest in your shirt.
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                  • Profile picture of the author dhex
                    Originally Posted by dragonsfire1981 View Post

                    When setting up ad sets on Facebook, is there any way to set it so the ad runs at certain times of the day only? I'm looking at the Power editor and I can only see start/end time and dates. Or do you have to turn them on/ff manually?
                    As far as I know FB ad system don't have dayparting functionality. I don't understand why they don't add such basic functionality to their system.
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                    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
                      Originally Posted by dragonsfire1981 View Post

                      When setting up ad sets on Facebook, is there any way to set it so the ad runs at certain times of the day only? I'm looking at the Power editor and I can only see start/end time and dates. Or do you have to turn them on/ff manually?
                      No. You have to manually pause and run your campaign at certain times of the day. But I've heard some people are using a third party software to run their ads at certain times.

                      Originally Posted by dhex View Post

                      As far as I know FB ad system don't have dayparting functionality. I don't understand why they don't add such basic functionality to their system.
                      I was wondering about the same thing! Not sure why Facebook is being lazy to implement that simple feature!
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    • Profile picture of the author anguschkong
      Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

      Are birth year campaigns still working for some of you guys? I just saw another successful birth year campaign.
      it is still working
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  • Profile picture of the author maui1127
    Maybe an old campaign and they just relaunch it
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  • Profile picture of the author badboy_Nick
    Those profit numbers are actually not that bad, well done!Also, if you cant scale up with the current campaign I would just leave it on autopilot and diversify into another product to boost your profit. Rinse and repeat is the key here

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  • Profile picture of the author JCorp
    Day parting is fine if you're using straight CPM or CPC... but if you're using OCPM, I wouldn't mess with the campaign if you plan to run it for a long time, otherwise you'll mess with the algorithim and your results won't be consistent.
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    • Profile picture of the author dragonsfire1981
      Fair enough. I'm currently using OCPM.

      Which option do you think is best? What do others think?


      Originally Posted by JCorp View Post

      Day parting is fine if you're using straight CPM or CPC... but if you're using OCPM, I wouldn't mess with the campaign if you plan to run it for a long time, otherwise you'll mess with the algorithim and your results won't be consistent.
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  • Profile picture of the author PPC-Coach
    Try Page Post Engagement too if OCPM and website conversions are not working for you.

    Also your niches are political but you have to ask the question, "do these people wear t-shirts?"

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    • Profile picture of the author dragonsfire1981
      What is the difference between post engagement vs conversions?

      Are CPC or the other settings useful at all- I know you've said before you prefer OCPM?

      Yeah well I guess the feedback is in the results, so at least I know the groups I targeted are not buyers! However Liverpool fans are definately buyers, but their interest seems to peak and trough according to the time of year I guess- now that it's off season maybe I should wait!


      Originally Posted by PPC-Coach View Post

      Try Page Post Engagement too if OCPM and website conversions are not working for you.

      Also your niches are political but you have to ask the question, "do these people wear t-shirts?"

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  • Profile picture of the author flyingdisk
    Very good topic, thanks for all information.
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  • Profile picture of the author blackcollar
    How much are you currently earning from Teespring, guys?
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  • Profile picture of the author PPC-Coach
    You can do name campaigns, you just can't use custom audiences with them.



    PPE is page post engagement. It means you have a post on a page and want people to interact with it. You pay for likes, shares and comments. People get confused with this type in saying they're paying very little for "clicks" but those clicks are not always clicks on a link off Facebook.

    OCPM is just a bidding type. It's optimized CPM and you pay per 1,000 impressions of your ad. Facebook is supposed to optimize it to show to the "best" audience they can find. You need to use a conversion tracking pixel to make it work best and I've found it really kicks in after 25 to 100 conversions.

    However, you can place a tracking pixel for any bidding type or ad type. Then view it in the reports. Only when you setup "Website Conversion" campaigns do the conversions show on the main dashboard in your ad account.

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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by PPC-Coach View Post

      You can do name campaigns, you just can't use custom audiences with them.



      PPE is page post engagement. It means you have a post on a page and want people to interact with it. You pay for likes, shares and comments. People get confused with this type in saying they're paying very little for "clicks" but those clicks are not always clicks on a link off Facebook.

      OCPM is just a bidding type. It's optimized CPM and you pay per 1,000 impressions of your ad. Facebook is supposed to optimize it to show to the "best" audience they can find. You need to use a conversion tracking pixel to make it work best and I've found it really kicks in after 25 to 100 conversions.

      However, you can place a tracking pixel for any bidding type or ad type. Then view it in the reports. Only when you setup "Website Conversion" campaigns do the conversions show on the main dashboard in your ad account.

      That is exactly what I was pointing out about PPE campaigns. People are mostly looking at the total number of clicks. They should look at the number of website clicks, not the total number of clicks which includes clicking on like, share, etc.. Website clicks is what brings your audience straight to your Teespring campaign.

      If you will compare the cost per website click on a PPE campaign and website conversions campaign, they are almost the same.

      The good thing with website conversions campaign is you can use different images and ad copies. And you can easily optimize the ads based on conversions. You can't do that with PPE campaigns.
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      • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
        I have a question on testing, maybe it`s stupid but...

        For example, if I have an ad that got a couple of sales. Let`s say I notice the sales are coming from age group 30-45. So I create another ad but target it to just that age group. Do I then stop the first ad? Or do I just leave it alone and let both ads run? Wouldn`t I be competing against myself?
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        • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
          Originally Posted by Cataleya View Post

          I have a question on testing, maybe it`s stupid but...

          For example, if I have an ad that got a couple of sales. Let`s say I notice the sales are coming from age group 30-45. So I create another ad but target it to just that age group. Do I then stop the first ad? Or do I just leave it alone and let both ads run? Wouldn`t I be competing against myself?
          It might be a good idea to post the first ad, as you might be bidding against yourself which will make the CPM high. Unless, you really have a huge audience.
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  • Profile picture of the author JCorp
    Pause the first ad and start new adsets with your converting demo... we like to break it down to 5 year age groups... not all the time however.
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  • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
    Hey guys! I just found a way to further boost my Teespring campaign ROI. I just got 2 sales after just spending about $1.05 on ads. I'm earning $12 per shirts so that is about 2,300% ROI which is CRAZY!!! Here's my current progress:

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    • Profile picture of the author anguschkong
      Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

      Hey guys! I just found a way to further boost my Teespring campaign ROI. I just got 2 sales after just spending about $1.05 on ads. I'm earning $12 per shirts so that is about 2,300% ROI which is CRAZY!!! Here's my current progress:


      Congrats!!!!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author JCorp
    Wow, your frequency is over 1.7 already on a reach of just 34? I'm guessing you're using either CA's, Retargeting, or small PI audience.

    Tell me I'm right? Or tell me I'm wrong ... you don't have to say the exact strategy if you'd rather not.
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by JCorp View Post

      Wow, your frequency is over 1.7 already on a reach of just 34? I'm guessing you're using either CA's, Retargeting, or small PI audience.

      Tell me I'm right? Or tell me I'm wrong ... you don't have to say the exact strategy if you'd rather not.
      I'm still testing things out! The method appears to be very effective at the moment. I will definitely share it here as soon as I master the method.

      But I'm now very careful when sharing screenshots. I realized that some people copied some of my Teespring campaigns including my sales letter. It's really annoying! HAHAHA!
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      • Profile picture of the author anguschkong
        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        I'm still testing things out! The method appears to be very effective at the moment. I will definitely share it here as soon as I master the method.

        But I'm now very careful when sharing screenshots. I realized that some people copied some of my Teespring campaigns including my sales letter. It's really annoying! HAHAHA!
        I get used to it.
        some people copied all my stuff...banner, design, fan pages...sale pages...
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  • Profile picture of the author zeraa
    Very good job ! ...
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  • Profile picture of the author adpanelnet
    Very good job ! Congrats to you !

    Can you share me some experience in Facebook Ads?
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  • Profile picture of the author topnotchservices
    Ok what's the tipping point?

    I spent just around $20 on ads in about 4hrs which achieved
    2 sales
    20 shares
    60+ likes
    4 comments

    Thought this would be a winner.... But no.

    In the next 7 hours
    0 sales
    6 shares
    40 likes
    0 comments

    Add spend is now $30. Have paused the campaign for now but thinking of trashing it.

    What do you guys think? Maybe it's just a time of day thing or maybe I just got a lucky start with the first two sales....
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by topnotchservices View Post

      Ok what's the tipping point?

      I spent just around $20 on ads in about 4hrs which achieved
      2 sales
      20 shares
      60+ likes
      4 comments

      Thought this would be a winner.... But no.

      In the next 7 hours
      0 sales
      6 shares
      40 likes
      0 comments

      Add spend is now $30. Have paused the campaign for now but thinking of trashing it.

      What do you guys think? Maybe it's just a time of day thing or maybe I just got a lucky start with the first two sales....
      Have you tried to optimize your ads? Pause the low-performing ads and scale up the ads that got the conversions.

      Here's one of my newest campaigns. 18% CTR and 1 conversion after just spending $0.35 on ads. The key in Facebook marketing is keeping your cost down while generating sales to make massive profit!

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      • Profile picture of the author topnotchservices
        I only had the one ad running at the time...You look like you've gone VERY niche...are you using custom audiences or just the standard FB targeting?
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      • Profile picture of the author Drazz
        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        Have you tried to optimize your ads? Pause the low-performing ads and scale up the ads that got the conversions.

        Here's one of my newest campaigns. 18% CTR and 1 conversion after just spending $0.35 on ads. The key in Facebook marketing is keeping your cost down while generating sales to make massive profit!


        Reach 11 and frequency 1.45?

        How big is your audience?

        It's not "fair" to show screenshots like that because when people target a bigger audience say 20k (that's small even) they usually don't get those numbers.

        And a sample with a reach of 15 isn't really a great example. I have had 200.000% ROI campaigns with samples tat small. But I am pretty sure it won't last like that
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        • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
          Originally Posted by topnotchservices View Post

          I only had the one ad running at the time...You look like you've gone VERY niche...are you using custom audiences or just the standard FB targeting?
          You need to use multiple ads when doing a test. You won't find the best ad if you'll run them one at a time.

          Originally Posted by Drazz View Post

          Reach 11 and frequency 1.45?

          How big is your audience?

          It's not "fair" to show screenshots like that because when people target a bigger audience say 20k (that's small even) they usually don't get those numbers.

          And a sample with a reach of 15 isn't really a great example. I have had 200.000% ROI campaigns with samples tat small. But I am pretty sure it won't last like that
          My audience is 80,000. The ad just started so it has only reached 11 when the screenshot was made. I'm actually testing a new method. Here's another one:

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          • Profile picture of the author RadioActiveMedia
            Is there a way to find the demographics of the people that have already purchased from you (age, sex, location, etc.)? I have looked in both Power Editor and Teespring's dashboard and can't find anything. Thanks!
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          • Profile picture of the author topnotchservices
            Originally Posted by JCorp View Post

            If you've spent $20 and you got 2 sales, then there's potential... BUT, it's likely that you'll need to put in more advertising $ to "mine that gold" so to speak.

            If your budget is low, then close out campaigns if you've spent $30 and haven't received at least 3 sales... just my .02
            Yeah i switched it back on last night, another $20 on ads and got another sale. There's something there just need to work out the sweet spot and see if it's scale-able or not

            Originally Posted by anguschkong View Post

            Create another campaign to target your audience with different angle...
            I think this is it. There's a picture on my fan page that's getting some attention. Thinking of editing that and turning it into a TEE

            Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

            You need to use multiple ads when doing a test. You won't find the best ad if you'll run them one at a time.


            My audience is 80,000. The ad just started so it has only reached 11 when the screenshot was made. I'm actually testing a new method. Here's another one:
            Yeah i need an ad that encourages immediate action.......Whatever you're doing it's apparently working. Waiting for the WSO
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    • Profile picture of the author anguschkong
      Originally Posted by topnotchservices View Post

      Ok what's the tipping point?

      I spent just around $20 on ads in about 4hrs which achieved
      2 sales
      20 shares
      60+ likes
      4 comments

      Thought this would be a winner.... But no.

      In the next 7 hours
      0 sales
      6 shares
      40 likes
      0 comments

      Add spend is now $30. Have paused the campaign for now but thinking of trashing it.

      What do you guys think? Maybe it's just a time of day thing or maybe I just got a lucky start with the first two sales....
      Create another campaign to target your audience with different angle...
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    • Profile picture of the author JCorp
      Originally Posted by topnotchservices View Post

      Ok what's the tipping point?

      I spent just around $20 on ads in about 4hrs which achieved
      2 sales
      20 shares
      60+ likes
      4 comments

      Thought this would be a winner.... But no.

      In the next 7 hours
      0 sales
      6 shares
      40 likes
      0 comments

      Add spend is now $30. Have paused the campaign for now but thinking of trashing it.

      What do you guys think? Maybe it's just a time of day thing or maybe I just got a lucky start with the first two sales....


      If you've spent $20 and you got 2 sales, then there's potential... BUT, it's likely that you'll need to put in more advertising $ to "mine that gold" so to speak.

      If your budget is low, then close out campaigns if you've spent $30 and haven't received at least 3 sales... just my .02
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  • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
    I can't log into my Teespring account today. The login page doesn't load. Anyone else having the same problem?
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    • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
      Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

      I can't log into my Teespring account today. The login page doesn't load. Anyone else having the same problem?
      Having the same problem....weird
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    • Profile picture of the author kim79
      Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

      I can't log into my Teespring account today. The login page doesn't load. Anyone else having the same problem?
      me too i can't login
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    • Profile picture of the author Japracool
      Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

      I can't log into my Teespring account today. The login page doesn't load. Anyone else having the same problem?
      Yeah, same here. By the way, I have a question regarding interests. I saw many people use lots of interest, is that so? The more, the better?
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      • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
        Originally Posted by tinkerbell5 View Post

        I started a few TeeSpring campaigns today for 3 different niches. I chose the action for website conversions and ocpm with default bids.

        So far today, I've spent $23.81 for 10 clicks and zero conversions. I'm not even getting very many impressions (about a 3,200 reach for all 3) and I have audiences of 2.5m-3m. Daily budget is set to $50 each.

        I am clueless as to what the problem could be, why it's costing so much and why I'm not getting very many impressions. The ads are well designed. The audiences are targeted to interests and the age ranges are 24-55 in the USA.

        It's kind of hard to get any clicks with so few impressions and with it set to ocpm, I can't really adjust anything.

        Any ideas? Any one else facing this issue? I've paused the ads for now as they don't seem to be providing any positive results.

        Thanks in advance.
        Your target audience appears to be broad! A well targeted audience ranges from 40k to 80k for medium niches, and 100k to 500k for large niches. That's the main reason why you're not getting enough clicks.

        Originally Posted by Japracool View Post

        Yeah, same here. By the way, I have a question regarding interests. I saw many people use lots of interest, is that so? The more, the better?
        You don't have to pick a lot of interests per campaign. I simply pick one interest that is mostly related to my shirt campaign.
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        • Profile picture of the author Japracool
          Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

          Your target audience appears to be broad! A well targeted audience ranges from 40k to 80k for medium niches, and 100k to 500k for large niches. That's the main reason why you're not getting enough clicks.
          Okay, got it! So stick with specific audience right? You said 40k to 80k, how about only 2,800 people? Too specific?
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  • Profile picture of the author topnotchservices
    Yeah they were working on something.

    I must be missing something:

    1. Design is getting rave complements
    2. engagement is continuous - likes/shares
    3. ?????
    4. profit

    step 3 is missing for me as the sales just aren't coming in. What am i missing that's going to turn people who like and share the shirt into buyers?

    It's in the sports niche so i know this is a demographic that does by tees but what makes them tip?
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by topnotchservices View Post

      Yeah they were working on something.

      I must be missing something:

      1. Design is getting rave complements
      2. engagement is continuous - likes/shares
      3. ?????
      4. profit

      step 3 is missing for me as the sales just aren't coming in. What am i missing that's going to turn people who like and share the shirt into buyers?

      It's in the sports niche so i know this is a demographic that does by tees but what makes them tip?
      Be specific with your stats. Or share us the screenshot of the stats. Also, I realized the it actually depends on your niche. I have one niche who are high-income earners and the post engagements turned out to be really low. However, those few post engagements still resulted to a lot of sales.
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      • Profile picture of the author topnotchservices
        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        Be specific with your stats. Or share us the screenshot of the stats. Also, I realized the it actually depends on your niche. I have one niche who are high-income earners and the post engagements turned out to be really low. However, those few post engagements still resulted to a lot of sales.
        It tipped:

        Ad spend - $100
        Ad Ctr - 4.2%
        Sales - 10
        Net loss - $65
        likes - 310
        shares - 69
        New subscribers to Page - 100+


        Most of the comments were along the lines of - 'want it', 'love it' but they didn't buy. I realise i made some mistakes with the presentation as the shirt was aimed at women but the main picture on the teespring page was the standard mans tee.

        I also had a lower price tank-top version which had a slim margin (is it possible to see what version of the design sold?)

        My targeting was women over the age of 18 and interested in the niche. The audience was 440,000

        I'm also thinking that it may be a timing thing. I got most of the sales in the evening around 6-7pm.

        Not going to run this tee again for about a month until i grow the page audience a bit more and can work out a new angle perhaps.

        How do i create urgency to buy?
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  • Profile picture of the author tinkerbell5
    I started a few TeeSpring campaigns today for 3 different niches. I chose the action for website conversions and ocpm with default bids.

    So far today, I've spent $23.81 for 10 clicks and zero conversions. I'm not even getting very many impressions (about a 3,200 reach for all 3) and I have audiences of 2.5m-3m. Daily budget is set to $50 each.

    I am clueless as to what the problem could be, why it's costing so much and why I'm not getting very many impressions. The ads are well designed. The audiences are targeted to interests and the age ranges are 24-55 in the USA.

    It's kind of hard to get any clicks with so few impressions and with it set to ocpm, I can't really adjust anything.

    Any ideas? Any one else facing this issue? I've paused the ads for now as they don't seem to be providing any positive results.

    Thanks in advance.
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  • Profile picture of the author PPC-Coach
    Seems like the audience is very broad. Use some layering that down to around 100k to 500k.

    You're competing with thousands of other advertisers with an audience that big.
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  • Profile picture of the author tinkerbell5
    Thanks, PPC Coach! I will try that.
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  • Profile picture of the author Japracool
    I've spent $52.67 to my campaign and only got 1 sale. I've 2 ads:

    Potential Audience was 300k
    56 Post Engagements
    4,287 Reach
    72 Clicks
    1,648% CTR
    Total Spent $25.22

    Potential Audience was 2,8k
    64 Post Engagements
    1,870 Reach
    101 Clicks
    4.495% CTR
    Total Spent $27.35

    And I think I got 1 sale from the 2nd ad which only has 2,8k potential audience. But you can see the difference right? It's all about targeting. But I think I made a mistake, it's only Boost Post. Now I paused those 2 ads and start with Website Conversion and we'll see how it goes. Hopefully more sales! Because it's only 2,8k Potential Audience. Is it okay? Or it's too small? I mean the Potential Audience. Thanks before!
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  • Profile picture of the author Rhiannon Beckham
    Split between PPE as well. Personally boosted posts do the worst for me..


    Question:

    Who uses ad management services? 3rd party stuff?
    I'm eager to find something easier to do mass split tests with, as well as a way to automate bidding, pausing, scaling etc.

    I'm finding it difficult to decide!
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    I wouldn't have pulled a $9k week w/Teespring etc without the help of others, so it's time to pay it forward.
    I can make a little room in my life for that. ;)

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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by Japracool View Post

      Okay, got it! So stick with specific audience right? You said 40k to 80k, how about only 2,800 people? Too specific?
      2,800 audience would be very difficult to scale up. Try to find a niche that has 40,000 audience or more...

      Originally Posted by topnotchservices View Post

      It tipped:

      Ad spend - $100
      Ad Ctr - 4.2%
      Sales - 10
      Net loss - $65
      likes - 310
      shares - 69
      New subscribers to Page - 100+


      Most of the comments were along the lines of - 'want it', 'love it' but they didn't buy. I realise i made some mistakes with the presentation as the shirt was aimed at women but the main picture on the teespring page was the standard mans tee.

      I also had a lower price tank-top version which had a slim margin (is it possible to see what version of the design sold?)

      My targeting was women over the age of 18 and interested in the niche. The audience was 440,000

      I'm also thinking that it may be a timing thing. I got most of the sales in the evening around 6-7pm.

      Not going to run this tee again for about a month until i grow the page audience a bit more and can work out a new angle perhaps.

      How do i create urgency to buy?
      Are you into a hobby niche? Your 440,000 audience might not be targeted enough. Also, you're targeting people who are 18 yrs old and above. 18 to 20 year old people mostly do not have a credit card. And in most cases, 21 to 30 year old people do not buy shirts online, but this would depend on your niche.

      Originally Posted by Japracool View Post

      I've spent $52.67 to my campaign and only got 1 sale. I've 2 ads:

      Potential Audience was 300k
      56 Post Engagements
      4,287 Reach
      72 Clicks
      1,648% CTR
      Total Spent $25.22

      Potential Audience was 2,8k
      64 Post Engagements
      1,870 Reach
      101 Clicks
      4.495% CTR
      Total Spent $27.35

      And I think I got 1 sale from the 2nd ad which only has 2,8k potential audience. But you can see the difference right? It's all about targeting. But I think I made a mistake, it's only Boost Post. Now I paused those 2 ads and start with Website Conversion and we'll see how it goes. Hopefully more sales! Because it's only 2,8k Potential Audience. Is it okay? Or it's too small? I mean the Potential Audience. Thanks before!
      Yes, definitely work on your targeting. And don't just let your ads sit there! Keep on optimizing them as you get more stats/results.
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      • Profile picture of the author topnotchservices
        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post


        Are you into a hobby niche? Your 440,000 audience might not be targeted enough. Also, you're targeting people who are 18 yrs old and above. 18 to 20 year old people mostly do not have a credit card. And in most cases, 21 to 30 year old people do not buy shirts online, but this would depend on your niche.
        I guess it's more hobby than not but it's debatable. The 'no credit card thing' may be an issue but most people I know had one when we were 18 so thought it was the norm but i'm starting to think that this crowd aren't big spenders...

        in most cases 21 to 30 year old people do not buy shirts online?

        That's a big chunk of people and i would have thought with the right t-shirt they go crazy for it looking at sites like reddit, 9gag et al

        What's a good size audience to target? sub 100k?

        Just say your shirt has a wider appeal like you've found a really witty saying about strawberries & cream for example and a great designer. Would you not even bother doing it if it's too general?
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        • Profile picture of the author JCorp
          Originally Posted by topnotchservices View Post

          I guess it's more hobby than not but it's debatable. The 'no credit card thing' may be an issue but most people I know had one when we were 18 so thought it was the norm but i'm starting to think that this crowd aren't big spenders...

          in most cases 21 to 30 year old people do not buy shirts online?

          That's a big chunk of people and i would have thought with the right t-shirt they go crazy for it looking at sites like reddit, 9gag et al

          What's a good size audience to target? sub 100k?

          Just say your shirt has a wider appeal like you've found a really witty saying about strawberries & cream for example and a great designer. Would you not even bother doing it if it's too general?


          Yes, for many of our niches that we don't know the converting demo, we go broad age from 20 - Up. We've had many many campaigns that sold to 20-24 year olds exclusively... find the right niche with the right shirt and you can clean up. So don't close the door on them youngins'.
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      • Profile picture of the author drewfioravanti
        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        And in most cases, 21 to 30 year old people do not buy shirts online, but this would depend on your niche.
        Surely you jest.
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      • Profile picture of the author Japracool
        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        Yes, definitely work on your targeting. And don't just let your ads sit there! Keep on optimizing them as you get more stats/results.
        Yep! By the way, how's your budgeting for every campaign that you made? Let's say for 10 days. Do you always have the same budget? What if the budget that you set is not enough, do you cancel it or add more budget?

        My last campaign was not successful . I've spent almost $80 and only sold 1. Guess the Potential Audience 2,500 cause the problem.
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  • Profile picture of the author FreeWorld
    I just started a new tee spring campaign....i am a first timer or virgin to this hope thanks for everyones helpful insights and advice wish me luck guys
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    • Profile picture of the author dragonsfire1981
      Who is the shirt aimed at? The text on the shirt is really small too and you can't see it. Is that the First Amendment or something?

      Originally Posted by FreeWorld View Post

      I just started a new tee spring campaign....i am a first timer or virgin to this hope thanks for everyones helpful insights and advice wish me luck guys
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      • Profile picture of the author Elenny
        I'm a total noob at this, so I apologize if this is dumb question. I ran a campaign that ended a few days ago. I "sold" 7 shirts, but the Facebook tracking pixel only registered 3 sales, so I don't know where the other sales came from, or if FB simply did not register them.

        I have a new campaign and I sold one shirt today, but FB still says 0 conversions. Is this normal, or could there be something wrong with my tracking pixel?
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        • Profile picture of the author JCorp
          Originally Posted by Elenny View Post

          I'm a total noob at this, so I apologize if this is dumb question. I ran a campaign that ended a few days ago. I "sold" 7 shirts, but the Facebook tracking pixel only registered 3 sales, so I don't know where the other sales came from, or if FB simply did not register them.

          I have a new campaign and I sold one shirt today, but FB still says 0 conversions. Is this normal, or could there be something wrong with my tracking pixel?

          The other sales could have come from SHARES.

          Looks like you got a nice campaign going!
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    I'm seeing a big drop in those D.O.B Tees - are they banned now?
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by Japracool View Post

      Yep! By the way, how's your budgeting for every campaign that you made? Let's say for 10 days. Do you always have the same budget? What if the budget that you set is not enough, do you cancel it or add more budget?

      My last campaign was not successful . I've spent almost $80 and only sold 1. Guess the Potential Audience 2,500 cause the problem.
      I always start with a small budget. Normally $5 to $10 per day on the first day. Then I scale it up to $30 to $100 per day if I get sales for the first $10. Also, I usually drop campaigns if I don't get sales for the first $10 to $20. And yes, your potential audience is too small. Try to find a niche that has at least 40,000 audience.

      Originally Posted by topnotchservices View Post

      I'm seeing a big drop in those D.O.B Tees - are they banned now?
      Probably yes. I just created a DOB campaign the other day, and my ads were rejected by Facebook.
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      • Profile picture of the author dragonsfire1981
        Have you ever tried just duplicating an ad several times over to scale up? I heard some people do that to scale up instead...

        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        I always start with a small budget. Normally $5 to $10 per day on the first day. Then I scale it up to $30 to $100 per day if I get sales for the first $10. Also, I usually drop campaigns if I don't get sales for the first $10 to $20. And yes, your potential audience is too small. Try to find a niche that has at least 40,000 audience.



        Probably yes. I just created a DOB campaign the other day, and my ads were rejected by Facebook.
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        What is DOB?

        like to know so I know what is banned
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        • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
          I have a question on scaling once you have a successful campaign. I see some people recommend scaling an ad to $100 a day. But I also see some people that recommend segmenting an ad to smaller groups (for example according to age) with smaller budgets like 10 ads with $10 per day.

          With which method you had most success with? Because I'm not sure right now how to scale a potentially good campaign...
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          • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
            Originally Posted by Snappinn View Post

            What is DOB?

            like to know so I know what is banned
            DOB means Date of Birth.

            Originally Posted by Cataleya View Post

            I have a question on scaling once you have a successful campaign. I see some people recommend scaling an ad to $100 a day. But I also see some people that recommend segmenting an ad to smaller groups (for example according to age) with smaller budgets like 10 ads with $10 per day.

            With which method you had most success with? Because I'm not sure right now how to scale a potentially good campaign...
            The budget would depend on how big your audience is. If you have a small audience like 10,000 people, it would NOT be ideal to spend $100 a day on ads. I prefer segmenting my ads into smaller groups so I can track my conversions precisely.
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            • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
              Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

              DOB means Date of Birth.



              The budget would depend on how big your audience is. If you have a small audience like 10,000 people, it would NOT be ideal to spend $100 a day on ads. I prefer segmenting my ads into smaller groups so I can track my conversions precisely.
              Ok, thanks for your help My audience is 186,000 people. Maybe I should do $50 per day to scale it?
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  • Profile picture of the author topnotchservices
    I'm in the same boat as @Cataleya

    $30 - 2 shirts

    Time to dump it?
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    I heard that FB is not allowing teespring links any more, is it true ?
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    • Profile picture of the author dragonsfire1981
      Where on earth did you get that from? Sounds like nonsense to me.

      Originally Posted by netgeek View Post

      I heard that FB is not allowing teespring links any more, is it true ?
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  • Profile picture of the author themesplice
    this is very motivational stuff. I should definitely try my luck in CPA after I launch my WSO...
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    Do you add more colors straight away or do you wait until the first sales?
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  • Profile picture of the author prteek3288
    @globalexperts - I just now saw that a new feature "Facebook Insights" is coming up in my ad manager section. Have you tried it yet ? Seems to be pretty cool.
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    • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
      Ok, I am back with more questions

      1) How do you target people with 2 interests? For example, someone who likes traveling AND surfing. Whatever I do, I get people who like traveling OR surfing. What am I missing here?

      2) If you had a successful campaign, how long do you wait to launch the same shirt again to the same audience?
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      • Profile picture of the author JCorp
        Originally Posted by Cataleya View Post

        Ok, I am back with more questions

        1) How do you target people with 2 interests? For example, someone who likes traveling AND surfing. Whatever I do, I get people who like traveling OR surfing. What am I missing here?

        2) If you had a successful campaign, how long do you wait to launch the same shirt again to the same audience?

        1) Really can't do this from the INTERESTS section. the "AND" statement only applies when you're including one of the other targeting features such as MEN & 20-30 years old & who like Baseball & Online Spenders...

        Otherwise, you wouldn't be able to include AND within the INTERESTS section, at least at this time.
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        • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
          Originally Posted by JCorp View Post

          1) Really can't do this from the INTERESTS section. the "AND" statement only applies when you're including one of the other targeting features such as MEN & 20-30 years old & who like Baseball & Online Spenders...

          Otherwise, you wouldn't be able to include AND within the INTERESTS section, at least at this time.
          Understood. Thanks!

          Hey what do you guys do when your sales have slowed down? Should I stop my ads?
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          • Profile picture of the author JCorp
            Originally Posted by Cataleya View Post

            Understood. Thanks!

            Hey what do you guys do when your sales have slowed down? Should I stop my ads?

            Sales tend to slow down here and there depending on a variety of factors.

            Most times, we just leave everything as-is unless we see a significant drop in ROI/profit.

            If we do, then we'll either lower the budget a bit, or start optimizing the ad/demo even further.
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by prteek3288 View Post

      @globalexperts - I just now saw that a new feature "Facebook Insights" is coming up in my ad manager section. Have you tried it yet ? Seems to be pretty cool.
      Wow! It looks great! I think this enhanced feature will help a lot. I'll try it out and let you know!
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      • Profile picture of the author dragonsfire1981
        It looks like this feature is rolled out in the US first, I'm in the UK and last I looked couldn't access it. I heard very good things about it though.

        Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

        Wow! It looks great! I think this enhanced feature will help a lot. I'll try it out and let you know!
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        • Profile picture of the author prteek3288
          Where are you based out of ? ..I am in India and it was added in my account today morning...around 12 hrs back..
          Originally Posted by dragonsfire1981 View Post

          It looks like this feature is rolled out in the US first, I'm in the UK and last I looked couldn't access it. I heard very good things about it though.
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  • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
    I just noticed that Teespring also retargets people using other advertising platforms aside from Facebook. I was browsing the internet and saw the banners of my shirt campaigns on some of the websites I visited. This is really cool!
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    • Profile picture of the author Flyingant
      What 'minimum t-shirt buys before printing' are you guys putting?
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    globalexperts

    if the custom audiance is good (y) why using this facebook insight !!!
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by Flyingant View Post

      What 'minimum t-shirt buys before printing' are you guys putting?
      I normally put 50 shirts. You can always request for a goal drop if you see that you won't make it, but you have at least 10 shirts sold.

      Originally Posted by Med7 View Post

      globalexperts

      if the custom audiance is good (y) why using this facebook insight !!!
      Facebook Insights can be used to expand your audience since custom audience is somehow limited. It can also be used to find new niches. Please check the link I posted previously about Facebook Insights. One of our fellow warrior has explained it pretty well on how you can take advantage of it...
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      • Profile picture of the author Saintsfan40
        Hey Global. I'm really struggling with this Teespring. I've done a total of 52 campaigns and zero sales. I don't know if it's my designs, lack of urgency, my targeting etc.

        I did a test this weekend. Nurses are a hot topic on teespring. So I decided to target LPN's. For the first time I was able to get low suggested bids from around 0.07 to 0.12 per click. But the problem is, my actual CPC was still higher from 0.40 to 0.80. I ran one campaign and tested with two ads, with two different templates.Targeted all LPNS by job title in one ad, and interests in the other. I have some saved data on my attachments. Also it seems like I'm getting over charged by clicks that don't happen. $25.00 goes pretty fast. I've tested both on CPC and optimized CPM

        Also I have studied a TON of guides and watched a ton of videos.

        Anyway, feedback would be appreciated.
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        • Profile picture of the author JCorp
          Originally Posted by Saintsfan40 View Post

          Hey Global. I'm really struggling with this Teespring. I've done a total of 52 campaigns and zero sales. I don't know if it's my designs, lack of urgency, my targeting etc.

          I did a test this weekend. Nurses are a hot topic on teespring. So I decided to target LPN's. For the first time I was able to get low suggested bids from around 0.07 to 0.12 per click. But the problem is, my actual CPC was still higher from 0.40 to 0.80. I ran one campaign and tested with two ads, with two different templates.Targeted all LPNS by job title in one ad, and interests in the other. I have some saved data on my attachments. Also it seems like I'm getting over charged by clicks that don't happen. $25.00 goes pretty fast. I've tested both on CPC and optimized CPM

          Also I have studied a TON of guides and watched a ton of videos.

          Anyway, feedback would be appreciated.

          You've entered one of the most competitive niches on teespring with a design that has been done to death with and expect to tip campaigns? I've seen this exact design many many times before, and I'm not a nurse. What more an actual nurse. At least change up the design so it doesn't look like every other person's design. But aside from that, for your first campaign, why get into one of the most competitive niches? My advice would be to look for other less known niches for your first few campaigns... and don't copy other people's designs... simply use them as inspiration and only "model" after them.
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          • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
            Originally Posted by JCorp View Post

            You've entered one of the most competitive niches on teespring with a design that has been done to death with and expect to tip campaigns? I've seen this exact design many many times before, and I'm not a nurse. What more an actual nurse. At least change up the design so it doesn't look like every other person's design. But aside from that, for your first campaign, why get into one of the most competitive niches? My advice would be to look for other less known niches for your first few campaigns... and don't copy other people's designs... simply use them as inspiration and only "model" after them.
            I totally agree with you! And it's really annoying as the owner of the shirt when people copy your design. And some people even copy your sales page! hahaha! In one instance, I significantly dropped my shirt price $5 below the original price to ruin the campaign of the person who copied my campaign. Luckily it worked! haha!
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          • Profile picture of the author Saintsfan40
            Originally Posted by JCorp View Post

            You've entered one of the most competitive niches on teespring with a design that has been done to death with and expect to tip campaigns? I've seen this exact design many many times before, and I'm not a nurse. What more an actual nurse. At least change up the design so it doesn't look like every other person's design. But aside from that, for your first campaign, why get into one of the most competitive niches? My advice would be to look for other less known niches for your first few campaigns... and don't copy other people's designs... simply use them as inspiration and only "model" after them.

            Thanks, makes perfect sense. I did tweak the design and added a different heart. The reason I went after this was to target LPN's only, which I didn't see LPN campaigns on Teespring whereas nurses only, RN's CNA's are being hammered to death. It was worth a shot though. Lesson learned.

            Thanks a lot for the tips.
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        • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
          Originally Posted by Saintsfan40 View Post

          Hey Global. I'm really struggling with this Teespring. I've done a total of 52 campaigns and zero sales. I don't know if it's my designs, lack of urgency, my targeting etc.

          I did a test this weekend. Nurses are a hot topic on teespring. So I decided to target LPN's. For the first time I was able to get low suggested bids from around 0.07 to 0.12 per click. But the problem is, my actual CPC was still higher from 0.40 to 0.80. I ran one campaign and tested with two ads, with two different templates.Targeted all LPNS by job title in one ad, and interests in the other. I have some saved data on my attachments. Also it seems like I'm getting over charged by clicks that don't happen. $25.00 goes pretty fast. I've tested both on CPC and optimized CPM

          Also I have studied a TON of guides and watched a ton of videos.

          Anyway, feedback would be appreciated.
          There are three things that might be causing your campaigns to fail.

          1. First, since Teespring is really hot right now, there are a lot of internet marketers competing with each other. So you should be finding new niches or create a shirt that is really unique and something that you would wear yourself. Although you changed the design a bit in your nurse campaign, that shirt was already sold to nurses several times.

          2. Make sure that you are doing the right targeting in your Facebook ads. 52 campaigns with 0 sales sounds odd to me. If you're doing the targeting correctly, you should be getting some sales by now.

          3. Keep optimizing your Facebook ads during the test. Some people just let their $20 get used up then check if they get any sales. It doesn't work that way! I normally optimize my ads for every $3 spent on ads. In other words, I will pause the low-performing ads during the test, and continue to run the good ones, or even change my ad images and ad copies in some cases.

          Hope this helps!
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          • Profile picture of the author Saintsfan40
            Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

            There are three things that might be causing your campaigns to fail.

            1. First, since Teespring is really hot right now, there are a lot of internet marketers competing with each other. So you should be finding new niches or create a shirt that is really unique and something that you would wear yourself. Although you changed the design a bit in your nurse campaign, that shirt was already sold to nurses several times.
            Agreed. A lot of competition in that niche/design.


            2. Make sure that you are doing the right targeting in your Facebook ads. 52 campaigns with 0 sales sounds odd to me. If you're doing the targeting correctly, you should be getting some sales by now.
            It is odd and unfortunately it's the truth. As far as the targeting if you noticed the data on my screenshots, my targeting was directed at interests and job titles all LPN nurses. Is there a different way I could have targeted? Or like said above, design/niche too saturated.



            3.
            Keep optimizing your Facebook ads during the test. Some people just let their $20 get used up then check if they get any sales. It doesn't work that way! I normally optimize my ads for every $3 spent on ads. In other words, I will pause the low-performing ads during the test, and continue to run the good ones, or even change my ad images and ad copies in some cases.

            Hope this helps!

            As far as running campaigns, how many ads do you test with one niche/one design? I usually test with two ads.
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          • Profile picture of the author ippaidaisuki
            Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

            There are three things that might be causing your campaigns to fail.

            1. First, since Teespring is really hot right now, there are a lot of internet marketers competing with each other. So you should be finding new niches or create a shirt that is really unique and something that you would wear yourself. Although you changed the design a bit in your nurse campaign, that shirt was already sold to nurses several times.

            2. Make sure that you are doing the right targeting in your Facebook ads. 52 campaigns with 0 sales sounds odd to me. If you're doing the targeting correctly, you should be getting some sales by now.

            3. Keep optimizing your Facebook ads during the test. Some people just let their $20 get used up then check if they get any sales. It doesn't work that way! I normally optimize my ads for every $3 spent on ads. In other words, I will pause the low-performing ads during the test, and continue to run the good ones, or even change my ad images and ad copies in some cases.

            Hope this helps!
            Do you mind me asking how do you optimize those ads? Different ads for different age groups? For different shirt colors as well?

            I just tried one campaign and couple commented on the ad that they would buy it if it wasn't junior fit tee (it's the women's one). So I guess it's better to go for the other model?
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            • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
              Originally Posted by ippaidaisuki View Post

              Do you mind me asking how do you optimize those ads? Different ads for different age groups? For different shirt colors as well?

              I just tried one campaign and couple commented on the ad that they would buy it if it wasn't junior fit tee (it's the women's one). So I guess it's better to go for the other model?
              Would like to know this too, not sure I REALLY understand what do people mean by optimizing ads
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            • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
              Originally Posted by Saintsfan40 View Post

              Agreed. A lot of competition in that niche/design.

              It is odd and unfortunately it's the truth. As far as the targeting if you noticed the data on my screenshots, my targeting was directed at interests and job titles all LPN nurses. Is there a different way I could have targeted? Or like said above, design/niche too saturated.

              3. As far as running campaigns, how many ads do you test with one niche/one design? I usually test with two ads.
              I think there's something wrong with your targeting. You don't have to put all their interests in one ad. I normally just use one interest per ad up to a maximum of 3 if I want to expand my audience.

              I test 10 to 15 ads per shirt campaign.

              Originally Posted by ippaidaisuki View Post

              Do you mind me asking how do you optimize those ads? Different ads for different age groups? For different shirt colors as well?

              I just tried one campaign and couple commented on the ad that they would buy it if it wasn't junior fit tee (it's the women's one). So I guess it's better to go for the other model?
              I usually just pause the low performing ads and let the good ones continue to run. When I say low performing ads, these are ads that has low CTR, conversions and post engagements. If all of them are not performing well, I would change the ad copies or ad images.
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              • Profile picture of the author dragonsfire1981
                When you say test 10-15 ads per campaign- do you test that many after testing one "general" one which picks up sales, then if it sells you change copy, interests, age etc, or do you test that many from the first moment?

                Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

                I think there's something wrong with your targeting. You don't have to put all their interests in one ad. I normally just use one interest per ad up to a maximum of 3 if I want to expand my audience.

                I test 10 to 15 ads per shirt campaign.



                I usually just pause the low performing ads and let the good ones continue to run. When I say low performing ads, these are ads that has low CTR, conversions and post engagements. If all of them are not performing well, I would change the ad copies or ad images.
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                • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
                  Originally Posted by LuckyAndroid View Post

                  Is there any recommended resource out there for gaining an in-depth understanding on how to use Facebook's advertising platform? I've read through some their knowledge base and picked up some things from here and some videos I've watched, but I feel like with a complete understanding of it I could be more proficient with how I approach my ads.

                  I just bought ads for the first time yesterday - was targeting a group of 28,000 and made my first sale at $1.24 spent but haven't made another one yet, at $5.xx now. I chose to spend $20 over 48 hours.

                  Is it better to spend $20 in one day while actively monitoring it and trying to optimize or to spread it out over 2-3 days to see if your campaign has potential? I guess I'm trying to figure out the best the strategy for the test spending phase.

                  Also, I recall hearing that your goal should be 5-6% of your potential reach, but that seems high. Is there any common rules that are accepted regarding conversion goals and potential reach? Does potential reach even matter if you target efficiently enough (say your reach is 500,000 but your targeting criteria is very robust and specific.)

                  Thanks for all the information so far - not sure if I came across this thread already while doing research over the last six weeks, but great stuff.
                  There are a lot of Facebook courses in the WSO section. Make sure that you read the reviews before deciding which one to buy. You may also browse the Facebook help section. It has helped me when I was starting out.

                  1 sale in $1.24? Looks like you're in the right track. Make sure that you're monitoring your conversions. In other words, implement the Facebook tracking pixel to identify the ads that generated conversions.

                  I spend $10 to $20 per day for new campaigns. It would depend on your budget. If you have a really tight budget, keep it below $5 per day to test the waters.

                  5-6% goal of your potential reach seems high. I normally get around 1% or less. So if you have 20,000 audience, if 1% buys that's already 200 sales which is not bad at all. Perhaps 5-6% would work in hot niches like name campaigns (which is not longer allowed in FB).

                  Originally Posted by dragonsfire1981 View Post

                  When you say test 10-15 ads per campaign- do you test that many after testing one "general" one which picks up sales, then if it sells you change copy, interests, age etc, or do you test that many from the first moment?
                  Those are the total ads that I run for the entire length campaign. I start with 10-15 ads and end with 3-5 ads.
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                  • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
                    So if one has a low budget, they should use $5 to test the waters? And if there is no sale, just kill the campaign?
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                  • Profile picture of the author ippaidaisuki
                    Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

                    Those are the total ads that I run for the entire length campaign. I start with 10-15 ads and end with 3-5 ads.
                    I don't know if I got this right but if you spend $10-20 a day on new campaigns and start with 10 ads, do you just use a dollar or two to see if they work or not?
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                  • Profile picture of the author Saintsfan40
                    Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

                    I spend $10 to $20 per day for new campaigns. It would depend on your budget. If you have a really tight budget, keep it below $5 per day to test the waters.
                    Those are the total ads that I run for the entire length campaign. I start with 10-15 ads and end with 3-5 ads.
                    Hey Global do you use Page Post Engagement, CPC or OCPM? Or do you test with all three? In other words, which format do you have the most success with of the three?

                    Also is better to run your ads in the evenings? I hear conflicting stories on that.
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    very nice thread ,,,,
    this will be paid forum out side
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  • Profile picture of the author LuckyAndroid
    Is there any recommended resource out there for gaining an in-depth understanding on how to use Facebook's advertising platform? I've read through some their knowledge base and picked up some things from here and some videos I've watched, but I feel like with a complete understanding of it I could be more proficient with how I approach my ads.

    I just bought ads for the first time yesterday - was targeting a group of 28,000 and made my first sale at $1.24 spent but haven't made another one yet, at $5.xx now. I chose to spend $20 over 48 hours.

    Is it better to spend $20 in one day while actively monitoring it and trying to optimize or to spread it out over 2-3 days to see if your campaign has potential? I guess I'm trying to figure out the best the strategy for the test spending phase.

    Also, I recall hearing that your goal should be 5-6% of your potential reach, but that seems high. Is there any common rules that are accepted regarding conversion goals and potential reach? Does potential reach even matter if you target efficiently enough (say your reach is 500,000 but your targeting criteria is very robust and specific.)

    Thanks for all the information so far - not sure if I came across this thread already while doing research over the last six weeks, but great stuff.
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    I just found out the hard way that Teespring will not let you drop your goal below 20% of the original goal. In my case, I got way too optimistic and started out with a goal of 100 shirts. On the last day of the campaign I had sold 8, so I wanted to drop the goal to 10 with hopes of tipping the campaign.

    However, Teespring would not let me go below 20 shirts for the new goal. So unless you're certain your campaign will be very successful, start low.
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      Originally Posted by Elenny View Post

      I just found out the hard way that Teespring will not let you drop your goal below 20% of the original goal. In my case, I got way too optimistic and started out with a goal of 100 shirts. On the last day of the campaign I had sold 8, so I wanted to drop the goal to 10 with hopes of tipping the campaign.

      However, Teespring would not let me go below 20 shirts for the new goal. So unless you're certain your campaign will be very successful, start low.
      Do they state this anywhere? I've got five days left on a campaign, spent $20 so far and I have ten sales with the tipping point at 50. I'm wondering what I should do the rest of the campaign advertisingwise.
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      • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
        Originally Posted by Cataleya View Post

        So if one has a low budget, they should use $5 to test the waters? And if there is no sale, just kill the campaign?
        You don't want to kill your campaign too early. If you would be earning $12 per shirt, I would spend at least $12 before I quit. Also, you should check the CTR and post engagements. I honestly have one campaign before where I quit too early after spending around $10. After revisiting the ad stats, I noticed that it has a potential. So I relaunched it and sold 200 plus shirts!

        Originally Posted by ippaidaisuki View Post

        I don't know if I got this right but if you spend $10-20 a day on new campaigns and start with 10 ads, do you just use a dollar or two to see if they work or not?
        I break them into 2 to 4 ad sets. Each ad set has a budget of $2.5 to $5. And 1 ad set has 3 to 5 ads in it.

        Originally Posted by Saintsfan40 View Post

        Hey Global do you use Page Post Engagement, CPC or OCPM? Or do you test with all three? In other words, which format do you have the most success with of the three?

        Also is better to run your ads in the evenings? I hear conflicting stories on that.
        I usually use website conversions campaign and I run it on OCPM. But I occasionally add a PPE campaign as well when I'm doing some tests.

        Since I'm running on OCPM, I just let it run for the entire day. In my experiece, I'm getting inconsistent results if I pause a campaign that is on OCPM.

        Originally Posted by Elenny View Post

        I just found out the hard way that Teespring will not let you drop your goal below 20% of the original goal. In my case, I got way too optimistic and started out with a goal of 100 shirts. On the last day of the campaign I had sold 8, so I wanted to drop the goal to 10 with hopes of tipping the campaign.

        However, Teespring would not let me go below 20 shirts for the new goal. So unless you're certain your campaign will be very successful, start low.
        You simply need to email Teespring support to manually drop it for you! I've done it before and they let it through.

        Originally Posted by LuckyAndroid View Post

        Do they state this anywhere? I've got five days left on a campaign, spent $20 so far and I have ten sales with the tipping point at 50. I'm wondering what I should do the rest of the campaign advertisingwise.
        Yes, you can only drop the goal to 20% of your initial goal if you're using the Teespring platform to drop your goal. However, you can always email Teespring support to manually drop it for you...
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        • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
          You said: "I normally optimize my ads for every $3 spent on ads. In other words, I will pause the low-performing ads during the test, and continue to run the good ones, or even change my ad images and ad copies in some cases."

          and later you said "I break them into 2 to 4 ad sets. Each ad set has a budget of $2.5 to $5. And 1 ad set has 3 to 5 ads in it."

          Not sure what are you testing when you first start a campaign if you change your ad images and ad copies later? Is it interests?

          Sorry if I`m missing something obvious here
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          • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
            Originally Posted by Cataleya View Post

            You said: "I normally optimize my ads for every $3 spent on ads. In other words, I will pause the low-performing ads during the test, and continue to run the good ones, or even change my ad images and ad copies in some cases."

            and later you said "I break them into 2 to 4 ad sets. Each ad set has a budget of $2.5 to $5. And 1 ad set has 3 to 5 ads in it."

            Not sure what are you testing when you first start a campaign if you change your ad images and ad copies later? Is it interests?

            Sorry if I`m missing something obvious here
            I'm basically testing different sets of ad images and ad copies to see which one will get the highest possible CTR and conversions. I'm only changing all my ad images and ad copies if all of the ads do not perform well. By the way, I'm referring to the total amount spent for the entire campaign when I say I optimize my ads for every $3 spent on ads.
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            • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
              Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

              I'm basically testing different sets of ad images and ad copies to see which one will get the highest possible CTR and conversions. I'm only changing all my ad images and ad copies if all of the ads do not perform well. By the way, I'm referring to the total amount spent for the entire campaign when I say I optimize my ads for every $3 spent on ads.
              Oh, I get it now, thanks

              Anyone had any success selling tank tops? I`m thinking about doing one since it`s summer but I˙m not seeing many people doing tank tops... maybe I should just stick with t-shirts...
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              • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
                Originally Posted by Cataleya View Post

                Oh, I get it now, thanks

                Anyone had any success selling tank tops? I`m thinking about doing one since it`s summer but I˙m not seeing many people doing tank tops... maybe I should just stick with t-shirts...
                Hahaha! I was thinking the same way for summer. I was actually trying to transfer my successful shirt designs into a tank top yesterday. However, it doesn't look good. Perhaps I need to change my designs a bit.
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                • Profile picture of the author Cataleya
                  Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

                  Hahaha! I was thinking the same way for summer. I was actually trying to transfer my successful shirt designs into a tank top yesterday. However, it doesn't look good. Perhaps I need to change my designs a bit.
                  LOL. Let us know how it goes, I`m still on the fence with the tank tops!
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  • Profile picture of the author rlopez88
    Targeted traffic works best. If you have an idea of the type of audience like a tv show, it gets better each sale .
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  • Profile picture of the author khuldoon
    please contact me on skype my id is khuldoon.hameed
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  • Profile picture of the author topnotchservices
    I've had a decent campaign for the last few days. 40 shirts in 3 1/2 days and the campaign still has 3 days to run. The target is 50 shirts

    I'm currently at $50 a day in adspend. I tried to increase the budget to $100 a day yesterday but I didn't see any huge increase in conversions.

    This is a pretty niche group around 100k max and i'm already targeting all of them as far as I know.

    Any other way to scale apart from throw more money at the campaign?

    How do you guys increase urgency to get people to buy now rather than wait till later?
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by topnotchservices View Post

      I've had a decent campaign for the last few days. 40 shirts in 3 1/2 days and the campaign still has 3 days to run. The target is 50 shirts

      I'm currently at $50 a day in adspend. I tried to increase the budget to $100 a day yesterday but I didn't see any huge increase in conversions.

      This is a pretty niche group around 100k max and i'm already targeting all of them as far as I know.

      Any other way to scale apart from throw more money at the campaign?

      How do you guys increase urgency to get people to buy now rather than wait till later?
      Be careful when trying to scale up your campaign. Facebook sometimes increases your CPM significantly when you increase your budget, but you basically end up with the same results.
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  • Profile picture of the author mntolia
    I designed a shirt. Now I am getting alot of likes and comments and shares on it.

    Now in the comments people are saying they want, they will buy for sure, they are tagging other people to buy the shirt and even asking how to order the shirt.

    Even after all that I haven't got a single sale on this shirt on teespring. Now is it worth retargeting to these people?
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  • Profile picture of the author louisluong
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    221 like , 104 share , $80 with only 2 sales , still fail again ( i lost about more $2000 for fb ads some one help me

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    • Profile picture of the author Thrasher66099


      No custom audiences, no sports, no names, no ages, nothing against FB ToS in any way.

      It's pretty simple actually. Create your shirt. Copy and paste the image on a fan page with very simple ad copy above it and a link to the sales page. Then use FB interest targeting to zero in on INTERESTED fb users.

      The part where most people get caught is the targeting.

      Feel free to ask questions. I'm an open book.

      RULES:
      I will not show you the design as I plan to rerun it many times.
      I will not directly tell you the niche, but I'm more than happy to tell you what kind of niche or any demographic questions related to it.
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      • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
        Originally Posted by louisluong View Post

        Sad

        221 like , 104 share , $80 with only 2 sales , still fail again ( i lost about more $2000 for fb ads some one help me

        Screenshot by Lightshot

        Hmmm... Perhaps you picked the wrong niche where people do not want to buy or do not have the capability to buy. Try to look for another niche!

        Originally Posted by Thrasher66099 View Post



        No custom audiences, no sports, no names, no ages, nothing against FB ToS in any way.

        It's pretty simple actually. Create your shirt. Copy and paste the image on a fan page with very simple ad copy above it and a link to the sales page. Then use FB interest targeting to zero in on INTERESTED fb users.

        The part where most people get caught is the targeting.

        Feel free to ask questions. I'm an open book.

        RULES:
        I will not show you the design as I plan to rerun it many times.
        I will not directly tell you the niche, but I'm more than happy to tell you what kind of niche or any demographic questions related to it.
        Great job man! Thanks for sharing this!
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      • Profile picture of the author sed0692
        Originally Posted by Thrasher66099 View Post



        No custom audiences, no sports, no names, no ages, nothing against FB ToS in any way.

        It's pretty simple actually. Create your shirt. Copy and paste the image on a fan page with very simple ad copy above it and a link to the sales page. Then use FB interest targeting to zero in on INTERESTED fb users.

        The part where most people get caught is the targeting.

        Feel free to ask questions. I'm an open book.

        RULES:
        I will not show you the design as I plan to rerun it many times.
        I will not directly tell you the niche, but I'm more than happy to tell you what kind of niche or any demographic questions related to it.
        hi, I would not mind you not showing me your niche but can you teach me how to "Then use FB interest targeting to zero in on INTERESTED fb users." That is the part I dont get it. The niche is not a problem i can find one.
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  • Profile picture of the author topnotchservices
    soooo what kind of niche and what are the demographics
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  • Profile picture of the author Elenny
    I'm low on money for my TS Facebook ads. My roommate says she can invest some money and we can become partners. Essentially I would do all the work, and she'll just put money into the campaigns, but she wants a 50/50 split on the profits.

    The problem I've run into with my small budgets is that it's difficult to scale up a potentially successful campaign. Has anyone partnered with someone 50/50? Would this be better than doing nothing, or should I just keep trying on my own with my limited budget?
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    • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
      Originally Posted by Elenny View Post

      I'm low on money for my TS Facebook ads. My roommate says she can invest some money and we can become partners. Essentially I would do all the work, and she'll just put money into the campaigns, but she wants a 50/50 split on the profits.

      The problem I've run into with my small budgets is that it's difficult to scale up a potentially successful campaign. Has anyone partnered with someone 50/50? Would this be better than doing nothing, or should I just keep trying on my own with my limited budget?
      It may be a good idea to partner with someone if you have a limited budget. However, it would be best to do it on your own once you have accumulated enough budget from your successful campaigns in the future so you'll get 100% profit!

      In the past, I did partner with a guy who claimed to have a team of Teespring experts. Unfortunately, it turned out that his team has a very little knowledge of Teespring. So I just ended the partnership with him and decided to just do it on my own.
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    • Profile picture of the author anguschkong
      Originally Posted by Elenny View Post

      I'm low on money for my TS Facebook ads. My roommate says she can invest some money and we can become partners. Essentially I would do all the work, and she'll just put money into the campaigns, but she wants a 50/50 split on the profits.

      The problem I've run into with my small budgets is that it's difficult to scale up a potentially successful campaign. Has anyone partnered with someone 50/50? Would this be better than doing nothing, or should I just keep trying on my own with my limited budget?
      Don't partner with your roommate.
      You better borrow it somewhere.
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  • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
    I noticed that Teespring has a search function now! So it might be hard to hide our campaigns now from people who want to copy it! LOL
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    • Profile picture of the author topnotchservices
      Originally Posted by globalexperts View Post

      I noticed that Teespring has a search function now! So it might be hard to hide our campaigns now from people who want to copy it! LOL
      Yeah just had a successful campaign 100+ shirts

      Lo and behold the copycat has already appeared with my exact same design at a different demographic! This makes it harder to scale and will no doubt result in more copycats so not sure whether to abandon my plans to scale or carry on regardless....?
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      • Profile picture of the author globalexperts
        Originally Posted by topnotchservices View Post

        Yeah just had a successful campaign 100+ shirts

        Lo and behold the copycat has already appeared with my exact same design at a different demographic! This makes it harder to scale and will no doubt result in more copycats so not sure whether to abandon my plans to scale or carry on regardless....?
        Yeah! It's really frustrating! I hope Teespring will do something about it in the future. Perhaps we can report it to them and have them remove the copycat campaign!
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        • Profile picture of the author anguschkong
          You should do all the combinations faster than these copycats
          i make 10 shirts a day
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