To keep this short, I was banned from Facebook ads about 2 months ago for using a fake profile to make ads, stupid, I know. It was my naive attempt at simply separating my business activities from my personal ones.
Now, after many appeals, it seems that I'll never be unbanned.
Doing internet marketing without ads on either Facebook OR Instagram has proven to be really difficult, because every course I've learned and see online is fundamentally driven with Facebook ads. Also, seeing that Instagram ads are starting to become really effective, its especially painful to see extremely successful ads being run on these platforms while I just watch from the sidelines.
To those of you who found effective alternatives to Facebook ads, what is it you've done? I really wish I could use the vast user base and target-ability of Facebook, but I don't think I can.
Any help is much appreciated! Thanks!