Best Social Network for Paid Ads

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Hi All,

I am starting a political satire site with an e-commerce component kind of like in the vein of the onion. We are building out our social pages and planning to boost this with paid ads. We are starting out with a budget of $300 for A/B testing so pretty small. Is Facebook the best place to spend this budget to start out if so should we use the feed or side bar ads? any advice would be appreciated as we are just starting to get into this type of advertising
#ads #network #paid #social
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  • Profile picture of the author Chris Brindamour
    Liizzie,

    Facebook is a great social media platform to start ads. First of all it has the most people, ads are relatively cheap and you can laser target your audience. Personally I prefer the newsfeed, but you should test some different ads, kill the ones that don't work and scale the ones that do.

    Chris
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  • Profile picture of the author grandetourer
    Yes, Facebook is very good for that. But also consider Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin and Pinterest.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    I would go with Facebook on the side bar. I would also start a Facebook group. How do you plan on monetizing it?
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  • Profile picture of the author iwizfranchise
    It probably comes as no surprise that Facebook is one of the biggest players in digital advertising, indicating that social media advertising is front and center in the digital ad world. In fact, Facebook blows all other digital properties out of the water when it comes to display ad spending, capturing 35.4 percent of total display advertising spending in the U.S.--a whopping $11.93 billion (second-place Google, by comparison, will take in just $4.79 billion).
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  • Profile picture of the author snehil kamal
    I have tried almost every Ad network and social media, and believe me nothing beats the mighty FACEBOOK
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  • Profile picture of the author Castor Troy1
    There are lots of sites exist which are really works great for advertisement, some of them are below:
    >stumbleupon
    >linkedin
    >google adsence
    >Youtube ads
    >reddit etc and so on
    these social networks has paid ads options, but most effective is facebook advertising, these sites also very famous but, facebook has booster option which are effective for advertising of any product. For the way of priority facebook will go first.
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  • Profile picture of the author bestwebsolca
    Everybody knows that Facebook is the best platform to promote your business online and increase your revenue. But before go ahead you have to think about your business goals and not only that take a look over the services what you offer to your audience. Here I mention some topic which you have to focus-
    1. Target customer
    2. USP ( Unique Selling Point)
    3. KPI(Key Performance Indicator)
    4. Retargeting
    5. Email Outreach

    Now the question is what are the benefits of facebook advertising?
    Through facebook you can show your ads narrowly defined audience - geographic targeting, age ranges, interests and more are available. Facebook can bring large mobile audience. Facebook users check their newsfeed multiple times per day, giving your preferred audience repeated exposure to your ads. Facebook ad CTR is also increasing steadily as Facebook improves its advertising tools and businesses learn how to use them appropriately.
    So facebook users is increasing day by day and its looks like that within few days facebook will be a search engine. So grow your business via facebook.
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  • Profile picture of the author Muzamil Farooq
    i want to run ads on mindspark platform or ask.com anyone knows how to signup for that
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    • Profile picture of the author agmccall
      Originally Posted by Muzamil Farooq View Post

      i want to run ads on mindspark platform or ask.com anyone knows how to signup for that
      you go to the site you want to advertise on and look for a link that says "advertise" if you can not find said link the search for a link that says "Contact Us"

      al
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      • Profile picture of the author Muzamil Farooq
        it doesnot work that way i tried to contact them several times but nothing is happening they dont reply back
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  • What CPA network is accepted on facebook? Tried crakrevenue but their offers are not allowed there..
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  • Profile picture of the author leadmachine2
    Currently, the most popular are Facebook and Instagram ads, because these social networks have the most users of different ages and interests, and each advertiser can find his target group on these networks.
    But I am becoming a fan of Twitter advertising. Especially for your subject, I think it would be a good solution. The great advantage of Twitter versus other networks is that there are very few advertisers, and many people use this social network.
    But it is best to analyze each social network, and make the decision that you think is the best for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ronkar
    I have an answer but you may not like it.

    There is no "best" social media platform for paid ads. You simply have to test, and test small to start. Once you find one that works, scale it.

    Some people have a ton of success with solo ads where as others completely fail. Same goes for Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc...

    How does your content do with organic traffic?

    Making sure your message delivers a solution to the people you are trying to target is the most important part, otherwise your paid efforts wont provide a decent ROI.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex Bed
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  • Profile picture of the author IPLease
    I tend to think that facebook is probably the best, only because so many are on it and it is easy to use.
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  • Profile picture of the author funnelsoptimizer
    Simply and clear Facebook. Everything moved on FB and with the right strategy you are able to make some good profit via Facebook ads.
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  • Profile picture of the author Eve Jones
    Best Social Network can be identified if you know where is your target audience active more?
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  • Profile picture of the author Maxxx333
    Hi mate, you should really consider to work with Facebook ads, it should be a very great for you to start with , try just to follow they political conditions not to get banned, and it will be good; good luck with this!
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  • Profile picture of the author avainfotech
    Yes. Facebook is the best social media platform to start ads. But also consider Linkedin and Twitter.
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  • Profile picture of the author ezjob
    I believe that Facebook is the best social network for paid ads. Much less expensive than the big G and can be targeted to a specific geographic region and age.
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  • Profile picture of the author rickyclerk
    * Facebook Advertising
    * Instagram Advertising
    * Pinterest Advertising
    * LinkedIn Advertising
    Happy working
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  • Profile picture of the author Nokibul
    I'm also planing to start promote my offer to social media paid ads. Can anyone suggest me what is best place for me as a new marketer?
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  • Profile picture of the author firasabb
    In my opinion Facebook is the best for small budgets.
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