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Perpetual Traffic

Perpetual Traffic is a weekly podcast produced by DigitalMarketer and hosted by Ralph Burns (Tier 11) and Molly Pittman (teamtraffic.com). The duo shares cutting-edge strategies on acquiring leads and sales for your business through paid traffic. Paid traffic is the act of putting your product, service, or message in front of your target audience… it’s the act of acquiring customers online while also building goodwill, and is the lifeline of any business. So, whether you’re a media buying expert or you’ve yet to create your first Facebook or Instagram ad, you’ll discover actionable strategies that can be applied today. Perpetual Traffic combines the paid traffic strategies developed at DigitalMarketer with the real-life agency experience of Tier 11 and teamtraffic.com. Listen to real stories of business owners just like you and how they overcame struggles with digital marketing and online advertising. Learn how to make Facebook advertising, Instagram advertising, YouTube advertising, Twitter advertising, Google AdWords advertising, LinkedIn advertising, (and more) work for your business.
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Apr 23, 2019

Almost all Facebook advertisers are making this one big mistake: too many campaigns, too many ad sets and too many ads. But don’t worry, our hosts are breaking down a bunch of new updates that Facebook and Instagram have rolled out over the past month.

Ralph and Molly explain two of "the Power 5" taken from a study Facebook did with its largest direct response advertisers. They also explain the customer satisfaction score, the 3 new metrics that are replacing relevance score by April 30th, how many ads a marketer should be running at one time, and how to use the Facebook split testing tool.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • “The Power5”—the 5 Facebook strategies that marketing disruptors are using to scale their ad campaigns
  • Why optimizing ads for placement changes how ads perform and what dimensions to use to optimize for best placement performance
  • How to use ad relevance diagnostics to improve ad performance
  • How to improve customer feedback to avoid spending more on ads than you need to

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

May 2019 Traffic Boot Camp (Denver, CO)

DMDU Connect 2019

Facebook News

The Facebook Power5

Facebook Business: Build To Break

Facebook Business: How Disruptor Brands Find Growth

Facebook Split Testing & Test and Learn

Relevance Score for Facebook Ads

Customer Feedback on Facebook Ads

Episode 71: The Michigan Method: A Strategy for Scaling Ad Campaigns

Episode 145: How to Amplify Your Ecommerce Business Using Facebook Ads

Episode 146: 3 Case Studies to Grow Your Business with Facebook Ads

Episode 158: How Molly Pittman Generated 157,362 Leads from 1 Facebook Campaign

Episode 183: How Facebook’s New Campaign Budget Optimization Tool Can Get You Leads Faster (Part 1)

Episode 184: Using Facebook’s Campaign Budget Optimization Tool to Increase Social Proof (Part 2)

 

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Apr 16, 2019

Andrew Tweito is back! And he's excited to talk about the brand new Facebook Analytics tool. In this live episode with Molly, you'll discover exactly how this powerful new tool can help you to achieve the best possible outcomes for your ads on Facebook, Instagram, The Audience Network and Messenger.

• In this episode you'll discover:

• The 'Google Analytics' of Facebook - a new tools that tells about your audience and assigning credit to certain traffic sources!

• Why you should use standard events instead of URL based custom conversions and how to avoid double counting your conversions - refresh pages - 30-50% reduction 

• Which ad platforms are being tracked and why Twitter and LinkedIn aren't playing right now (hint: Google Ads Search, Google Ads Display, Bing Ads and Facebook are all in there)

• Which "positional attribution model" you should use 

• Why people-based measurement when doing reporting is so critical!

• How to do cohort reporting on lookback data for all your ads

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Drew on LinkedIn

FunnelBoom

Facebook Analytics

Tier11.com/Jobs

Episode 47: Facebook’s New Conversion Pixel: What You Need to Know

Episode 95: Facebook’s New Analytics Dashboard (And Why Your Tracking Is Off)

Episode 108: How Facebook’s Ad Algorithm Works

 

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Apr 9, 2019

This week’s topic is Instagram advertising—should you be advertising on Facebook and Instagram?

Ralph and Molly give you a breakdown for advertising on Instagram and talk about why advertising on both platforms is so important in today’s marketing world. They also give us all access to screenshots of the backend of some of Ralph’s client accounts, which can be found in the slides linked below.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • What "The Breakdown Effect" is and why it so greatly affects your ads
  • There are 500 million daily active users on Instagram with an average of 50 minutes spent on the app per day, per user
  • How to best leverage Instagram by using videos and optimizing for the “Swipe up” action
  • Why you shouldn’t turn ads off of either platform despite their performance—there’s a beer metaphor that will explain everything (thanks Mike Rhodes!)

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

The Breakdown Effect
Check Out on Instagram | Instagram Info Center

Facebook's Ad Guide
Tier Eleven
DigitalMarketer Lab Elite

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Apr 2, 2019


While you may see mostly ecommerce or national brands in your newsfeed, Facebook ads can be just as effective for local businesses if you use them right.

Molly Pittman is joined by Allie Bloyd, the marketer for a local home renovation company in Louisville, Kentucky. Allie is making 7-figures annually from $5,000–$7,000 in ad spend on Facebook. In this episode, she explains her audience targets, the copy she uses, and how she’s using Messenger campaigns to fill live events.


IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • The content Allie is using to target cold leads—value-driven, free or opt-in content based around initial home improvement FAQ’s
  • When to place your “Schedule An Appointment” campaign in your retargeting strategy
  • How she divides her ad spend among audiences—60% cold, 30% warm, and 10% hot
  • How to use copy to show that your business is local
  • How she’s built her comment-to-Messenger campaigns and the eight days of content subscribers receive

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Allie’s Website

Clipman | Grow Your Ecommerce With Video

Episode 193: The 5-Step Social Media Strategy with Chris & Nick Harder

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Mar 26, 2019

This week is all about Google ads, as Ralph talks to Mike Rhodes, Founder and CEO at WebSavvy, live from the 2019 Traffic & Conversion Summit.

Mike explains his Google Ads Profit Curve and how you can use it to narrow down your cost per acquisition (CPA) and make sure you aren’t spending more money than you’re making. He also gives you his best ecommerce advice for selling more products, and his trick for getting Google to choose you over the competition.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • How to use the Profit Curve to find the CPA range that keeps you profitable
  • Real examples of the Profit Curve at work
  • How the Profit Curve helps you test 2x faster than your competitor and gets Google to choose you over them

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:


Remove.bg: Remove Image Backgrounds
WebSavvy
Mike on LinkedIn
Mike on Twitter

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Mar 19, 2019

In this episode, Chris and Nick Harder, the men behind the For The Love of Money Podcast and Masterclass, join Molly Pittman to talk about the Instagram growth strategy  that has grown Chris’ profile to 171,000 followers.

 

Chris, Nick, and Molly talk about how to choose the social media platform best suited for your business, what new entrepreneurs/businesses need to do to stand out on social, and the well kept secret of Instagram brokers.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • What to look for when products aren’t selling the way you predicted—are you trying to just make money or are you genuinely trying to provide value?
  • The 5-step process to Chris’ social media strategy, including increasing the authority of your profile and creating content that is shareable, which helps build your audience and grow your following
  • How to get verified on Instagram through a 6 to 9 month strategy of pitching and being featured in large publications

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Chris on Instagram

For The Love Of Money Mastermind

For The Love of Money Podcast

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Mar 12, 2019

In today’s episode, DigitalMarketer CEO and host of the Traffic & Conversion Summit Ryan Deiss is going to answer your questions.

In this live Q&A, Ryan talks about when to stop advertising and start optimizing the leads you have, why automation should be used to drive re-engagement, the convergence of branding and direct response, and more.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • The reason why all the traffic in the world won’t cure a crappy offer
  • How to avoid over automating and when to make sure you change the conversation so you don’t annoy prospects
  • Why content should be used as a strategy to grow your pixelated audience, then sell products to them
  • What to do to start real-time, one-on-one conversations with your audience
  • How to use a $10 product to grow your customer list and then sell more expensive products further down the Customer Value Journey

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Tier Eleven
War Room Mastermind
Traffic and Conversion Summit
Customer Value Journey

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Mar 5, 2019

Ralph and Molly are back with Part 2! Now that you understand Facebook's ad delivery system, it's time to explain what that means for your ad copy and creatives.

In this episode, we explain the 3 types of ads that currently work best with Facebook’s algorithm. We’ve included downloadable ad examples in the slides below that Molly will use to show how she creates ads that drive engagement and get favored in the algorithm.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Native ads—ads that fit in with the Facebook newsfeed—currently have the highest social proof
  • Molly breaks down the “Offer” Facebook ad strategy she uses to promote a docu-series and how she’s received 10,000+ shares and 22,000+ reactions on the ads
  • Molly talks about the “Conversation” Facebook ad strategy and how it can help you writes ads that create conversations and increase the social proof through user comments on the ad
  • Molly explains the “Tell A Story” strategy that she and Ezra Firestone use and why it has a high share-to-comment ratio

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Team Traffic
Facebook Blueprint
Facebook’s Ad Policy
Facebook's’ Policy on Low Quality or Disruptive Ads
Avoid Creating Negative Experiences with Ads on Facebook
Pingdom
GTMetrix
Tiereleven.com/191
Episode 144: Why This is Still the Best Time to Be a Facebook Marketer (Plus… Insights from Facebook’s NYC Office)
Episode 190: How Facebook’s Ad Delivery System Works: Part 1

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Feb 26, 2019

An understanding of how Facebook's ad delivery system works is essential to mastering the platform.

In this episode, Ralph and Molly explain that Facebook is an auction and surprisingly, the advertiser who is willing to pay the most doesn't always win. Here’s an in-depth explanation of how to win both the Facebook auction and the customer’s attention.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • How the Facebook’s Ad Auction works
  • How Facebook uses their Pacing Feature to get you the best results for your ad goals
  • The 3 factors that make up the total value of your Facebook ad—bidding, estimated action rate, and user value

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Facebook Blueprint

Facebook’s Ad Policy

Facebook’s Policy on Low Quality or Disruptive Experiences

Avoid Creating Negative Experiences with Ads on Facebook

Pingdom

GTMetrix

tiereleven.com/191

Episode 144: Why This is Still the Best Time to Be a Facebook Marketer (Plus… Insights from Facebook’s NYC Office)

Episode 183: How Facebook’s New Campaign Budget Optimization Tool Can Get You Leads Faster (Part 1)

Episode 184: Using Facebook’s Campaign Budget Optimization Tool to Increase Social Proof (Part 2)

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Feb 19, 2019

If you’re confused by Facebook Ads Insights, don’t worry—you’re not the only one.

Ralph and Molly chat with AJ Yeager and Megan Connell from Praxis Metrics about common issues that businesses have when it comes to data and tracking. We discuss the numbers you need to know in your business to buy media at scale and why Facebook data always seems to "over-report"...or does it?

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • The core metrics every business owner must know before delving into their metrics
  • How to know when you are ready for a third-party tracking software
  • Why multi-channel attribution may not be your real tracking problem
  • How to run your business successfully without 100% perfect tracking… and why 80% is good enough

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Praxis Metrics
Megan on LinkedIn
AJ on LinkedIn
Episode 106: How Much Can You Afford to Pay to Acquire a Customer?

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Feb 12, 2019

James Schramko, founder of Super Fast Business, has spent the last decade in the digital marketing space and has bought and sold more businesses than we can count.

His advice has helped our host Ralph 3x his business. In this episode, he shares his wisdom by talking about his transition into agency owner, the best way for businesses to work collaboratively with their agency, and how to create multiple income streams.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • James' story from BMW sales associate to business owner making $300,000 per year
  • The pros and cons of owning a marketing agency
  • When you should hire a Facebook ad agency to run your ads and when you should hire an in-house Facebook expert

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Super Fast Business

Silver Circle Business Mentorship

Work Less, Make More

James on LinkedIn

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Feb 5, 2019

Facebook’s advertising policies are constantly changing to keep up with the ever-evolving landscape of the social network. It’s important for us as advertisers to stay in the know so that we can follow the rules and stay out of trouble.

In this episode, the hosts cover updates to the ad policy to make sure everyone is up to date. They explain how Facebook defines a low-quality ad on their platform, how your landing page can hurt your ad’s quality, and how to see what ads have a negative user response.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • The 3 components of a Facebook Ad that wins the Facebook Ad Auction (Bid x Estimated Action Rate x User Value)
  • Why a user clicking “Hide All Posts From Advertiser” or leaving a negative comment is 100x more powerful than a like
  • The 3 reasons Facebook flags an ad as low quality: exaggerated headlines, withholding information, and engagement bait
  • Where to find out why your ad was disapproved by Facebook

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Facebook Policy

Edit Campaigns, Ad Sets, or Ads | Facebook Policy

GTmetrix

Pingdom

Tier 11

Episode 144: Why This is Still the Best Time to Be a Facebook Marketer (Plus… Insights from Facebook’s NYC Office)

Episode 186: How To Succeed in the Facebook Policy Minefield in 2019

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Jan 29, 2019

Facebook advertising changed A LOT in the last 6 months. Listen to find out why these changes occurred and how you can succeed with Facebook advertising in 2019.


In this episode, Ezra Firestone and Molly talk about how to appeal to Facebook’s algorithm by generating a ton of SOCIAL PROOF . They walk us through campaigns they’ve run this year and why they worked. One of Ezra’s campaigns spent $350k in just the first few weeks of the year!

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • How Molly is generating 50,000 leads in 12 days with a 35 million person audience using only 2 ads per ad set
  • Why Facebook ads set to Reach Optimization are outperforming other optimization options (and why you should be using it)
  • Ezra’s ad campaign that converted 8,700 purchases using no target and conversion objective, lookalike audiences, and interest targeting
  • What a lookalike audience is and how to use one in your ad strategy

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Facebook Live Video

Train My Traffic Person

Tier 11

Facebook Ads Policies

Facebook Ad Policy Low Quality or Disruptive Content

Avoid creating negative experiences with your ads

Pingdom

GTmetrics

Episode 144: Why This is Still the Best Time to Be a Facebook Marketer (Plus… Insights from Facebook’s NYC Office)

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Jan 22, 2019

Is it too late to start a YouTube channel in 2019? Today’s guest, Sunny Lenarduzzi, is here to assure us that it’s not too late, and there is plenty of opportunity to grow a personal brand and capitalize off of social media.

Sunny uses Molly as her guinea pig to show us how to start a personal brand from the ground up. Sunny shares her YouTube secrets, including how changing a video title helped her client reach 6 million views, the 2 types of calls to action to place in each video, and how to get YouTube to place your video in their algorithm.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • How Sunny’s weekly video content strategy organically grew her brand and positioned her as a social media marketing expert with over 3 million views
  • Sunny’s 4-Step YouTube Process—Research, Structure, Optimization, and Distribution
  • The Hot Script Formula of viral YouTube videosHook, Outcome, and Testimonial

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Boss YouTube Channel Checklist

Sunny’s Website

Sunny on LinkedIn

Sunny on YouTube

Sunny on Instagram

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Jan 15, 2019

In last week’s episode, Ralph and Molly talked about Facebook’s new campaign budget optimization tool (CBO). But this week they dive in a little deeper to explore how this tool can increase the social proof on your ad sets. 

Molly explains how to use ad sets from a previous campaign to increase their engagement and conversions. Ralph then shows us where to find the deceivingly hidden “minimum budget” option and how to use it to find new audiences. Lastly, they explain when NOT to use the CBO option in order to avoid resetting the optimization process.

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • How the tool decides which ads to increase the budget for
  • How Molly spread ad sets out amongst various CBO campaigns with a $2,000 daily budget for increased social proof on all ad sets
  • Why using the minimum budget tool can actually increase the engagement on your under-performing ads

Links and Resources Mentioned In This Episode: 

Train My Traffic Person Webinar

Episode 71: The Michigan Method: A Strategy For Scaling Ad Campaigns

Episode 182: Top Instagram and Facebook Predictions of 2019

Episode 183: How Facebook’s New Campaign Budget Optimization Tool Can Get You Leads Faster

This Simple Facebook Ad Trick Gets More Leads & Customers In 5-10 Minutes Flat

Facebook's Campaign Budget Optimization Tool

Smart Marketer |Ecommerce Courses by Ezra Firestone

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Jan 8, 2019

If you have been paying attention to Facebook’s newest campaign options, you may have noticed the campaign budget optimization tool (CBO). This week, Ralph and Molly discuss how you can use it for your own campaign.

Molly walks through a CBO campaign she launched that created 40,000 leads. They talk about her strategy, her ad spend, and how she was able to scale the campaign faster with CBO than she had been able to previously without the feature, and how all of this can help you grow your own campaign.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • What the CBO tool is and how using it will help grow your campaigns and business
  • How CBO created 40,000 leads for Molly’s 27 ad set campaign with a $1,000 daily budget
  • Why CBO should be used on ads that have been tested on Facebook before

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

About Campaign Budget Optimization

Create a split test in Ads Manager

Episode 71: The Michigan Method: A Strategy for Scaling Ad Campaigns

Episode 173: 10 Facebook Best Practices to Optimize Your Auction Strategy

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Jan 1, 2019

We’ve spent the last few weeks looking back at the last year. But this week, we set our sights forward and see what’s on the horizon for Facebook and Instagram marketing in 2019

Hosts Ralph and Molly break down their top predictions for the future of advertising on Facebook and Instagram. Molly predicts that 2019 will be the year that marketers are able to take 2–3 steps forward with their strategies, and Ralph explains why it’s crucial to take those steps on Instagram.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Why the future of Facebook advertising is in creating the best and most seamless user experience (and how Messenger and high-performing websites will help you with that)
  • The reason Facebook is looking to spread out its advertisements and is using Instagram to diversify their newsfeeds
  • Molly’s predictions for Facebook advertising in 2019
  • Ralph’s predictions for Instagram advertising in 2019

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Most Important Social Media Trends to Remember in 2019

Fathersonsworkout on Instagram

24+ Instagram Statistics That Matter to Marketers in 2019

Episode 174: New Facebook Ad Structures to Implement Before the Holiday Season

Episode 159: 6 Updates to Facebook and Instagram That Can Give You More Bang for Your Buck

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Dec 25, 2018

This week, we dove into the archives of Perpetual Traffic to find some of the best moments of 2018. There are clips from our 6 favorite episodes of this year, with links out to the originals. These episodes can help you hone your paid traffic strategy and prepare for the new year.

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Episode 158: How Molly Pittman Generated 157,362 Leads from 1 Facebook Campaign

Episode 160: Not Getting Conversions with Facebook Ads? Follow These 11 Steps

Episode 166: Why Facebook Traffic is NOT Your Problem

Episode 174: New Facebook Ad Structures to Implement Before the Holiday Season

Episode 145: How to Amplify Your Ecommerce Business Using Facebook Ads

Episode 143: Cambridge Analytica: What You Need to Know

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Dec 18, 2018

The Perpetual Traffic team shares their biggest takeaways from 2018. From the slew of new changes that Facebook made to how you can keep your ROI up, this one is packed full of great reminders to round your year out just right. Thank you so much for joining us on this journey and we look forward to providing more value for you in 2019!

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • How Cambridge Analytica has changed Facebook and its algorithm, and how you can change your paid traffic strategy to get back that ROI
  • Why positivity and user experience should be central to your new year
  • How to shape your ads’ messages to be accepted by Facebook 

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Episode 143: Cambridge Analytica: What You Need to Know

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Dec 11, 2018

Oli Billson is back to talk more about his FSMC Formula. But this time, Oli takes it beyond that initial conversion and talks about how to use this formula to keep the customers who have clicked. He goes over how to use the FSMC Formula to prevent this “follow-up failure.”

He also teaches you how to create a campaign and how to score leads so you can focus on users with the highest chance of conversion.

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • How the FSMC Formula will help you even after you get your leads
  • What “follow-up failure” looks like and why you want to prevent it in your business
  • An example of the FSMC formula in the wild that will help you shape your own campaign
  • How to create contingencies around asking “if they do X, then we do Y,” and “if they don’t do X, then we do Z”
  • How to differentiate great leads from poor leads using a lead scoring strategy
Dec 4, 2018

Is it possible to run a successful marketing blog without paying for traffic? Mike Stelzner sure thinks so. And he’s got the numbers to back him up.

Mike shows the hosts how he made $1.4 million in his first year of starting his blog, Social Media Examiner, through only organic traffic. He explains his editorial calendar, email newsletter schedule and his social media strategies. He also dives into the current state of social media and how to utilize the platforms for video content.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • How to turn readers into customers without paid traffic
  • Mike’s formula for success: Great Content + Great People - Marketing Messages = Growth
  • Social Media Examiner’s original email newsletter schedule, the current schedule used and how long new subscribers are omitted from marketing messages
  • How you can strategize for SEO without an internal or external SEO expert
  • Why asking your customers what they want to learn about versus assuming what they want to know will help boost your readership
Nov 27, 2018

Here at Perpetual Traffic, we know that Facebook advertisements can really help skyrocket a business into success. But this week, you’ll find out just how they can turn a local business into a seven-figure company.

Cory Philip, Co-Founder of Gulf Coast Aluminum, has harnessed the power of Facebook advertising to bring in $1.9 million in sales in the last 12 months, with an ad spend of just $29,000, for his Florida-based company.

Cory explains why he allocates more of his ad budget to Facebook than Google AdWords. He then walks us through his advertisement objectives, retargeting strategy, lead capture, and drip sequence.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Why curating ads to promote engagement over conversions may help boost your ROI
  • How Facebook’s demographic change tripled the size of Cory’s audience, decreased his cost per lead, and increased the volume of leads
  • How he uses the video view objective to create an audience based off of the percentage of video viewed, and the ads he then runs to capture leads
  • Tips to avoid spending time and/or money on customers that aren’t ready to convert
Nov 20, 2018

Arri Bagah is a 22-year-old chatbot legend. In this episode, Arri explains the 4-step process of creating a chatbot and the options to choose from when deciding its purpose in the Customer Value Journey.

Arri’s chatbot agency, ROAS, works with multimillion-dollar companies including Guess, Poo-Pourri, and Beard Club. He explains how he got his start, as well as some up-and-coming technologies like voice and augmented reality (AR) that can help broaden your conversational marketing reach.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Ari’s strategy for landing big name clients, even if you are a young company
  • How emerging technology with voice searches is going to change how people are reaching your sites
  • How to use augmented reality to enhance the customer experience, specifically for companies selling physical products
  • Why Messenger isn’t always the answer to a better ROI and how you should use it to direct customers down the conversion path
Nov 13, 2018

Looking to increase the average order value for your ecommerce business? Who isn’t, amirite?

As this week’s guest explains, adding the following options can drastically increase the average order from your consumers: quantity, priority processing, or an order bum.

Repeat guest Tanner Larsson, Founder of Build Grow Scale & Ecom Insider, explains first how to price your ecommerce products, and then how to get customers to pay more at checkout. Finally, he walks us through the 3 pre-purchase average order values and shows us how to combine them to maximize your profits.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • The Rule of Three and how to use it to price any ecommerce product
  • How to package quantity options and where to place the option on the checkout page
  • What priority processing is versus faster shipping, and how to use it as the final upsell at checkout

How to choose an order bump depending on your product and how to combine order bumps with quantity options and/or priority processing

Nov 6, 2018

If you are selling anything, but especially if you run an ecommerce business, you have already started ramping up for the holiday season. And that doesn’t mean putting up tinsel or mistletoe. It means ramping up your ad game and honing your landing pages.

Repeat guest, Ezra Firestone, returns to talk about some new shifts in online advertising and how you can take advantage of them this holiday season. He and the experts discuss new Facebook ad structures and trends, what’s working for Ezra right now, and where he thinks the ecommerce sales cycle is going from here.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Why people might soon be buying directly in social media platforms and how to get ahead of this change to grow your mobile sales
  • The best way to start experimenting with paid ads on Facebook BEFORE you get started in Ads Manager
  • What ad styles are performing best as instant experience ads that you should try
  • What big business are doing with their creatives that you should do too to help grow awareness
  • The best time to set your ads live to get in on peak holiday shopping
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