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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 30, 2019

Are you still trying to figure out how people are getting conversions with Chatbots on Facebook Messenger? If you are, this episode is for you.

 

Molly and Natasha Takahashi, Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder of School of Bots, dive deep into what’s happening with Chatbots right now and what businesses need to know when using Messenger as their campaign platform. They also talk about Natasha’s experience starting her business and the opportunities that digital marketing has given Generation Y to achieve early career success.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Why Natasha dropped out of college to build her own business at 18
  • The new policies in the Chatbot space—24+1 Policy, subscription messaging application, and the removal of Messenger codes from the Messenger App
  • Why businesses should apply for subscription messaging as soon as possible and why to categorize your business as “News” on Facebook when applying
  • How split testing the position of the “Yes or No” button raised the yes answer on Natasha’s client’s campaign by 40%
  • How Natasha explains Chatbots and Messenger to her clients and sets the expectations of their Messenger strategy based off of their previous highest performing funnel

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

 

Platform Policy Overview - Messenger Platform

School of Bots

The Messenger Marketing Crash Course

Dear Parents, I’m Dropping Out Of College

Natasha on LinkedIn

How to Leverage Facebook Messenger Marketing in Your Ad Campaigns

Episode 170: Drive More Conversions from Facebook Messenger Using “The FSMC Formula”

 

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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 Attribution 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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