Everyone has heard about the "Cambridge Analytica data scandal" by now. Is "Facebook marketing over" or "nothing will change"? Most "experts", preaching either extreme are dead wrong. The sum of Facebook changes is the biggest in years and you need a plan to adapt.
If you buy Facebook Ads, without taking full advantage of Facebook Analytics, stop what you are doing and read "Facebook Analytics: Monetize the Customer Journey" in the latest FeedFront Magazine.
The show went fantastic and my presentation marked a public preview of our marketing service methodology. Unfortunately, the "technical difficulties" on the way home derailed and delayed the follow through. But there is a great teachable moment in how the story of my destroyed car engine can help marketers understand the problems they might be ignoring.
"Facebook ads don't work for us"! 62% of small business owners said so in response to a recent Weebly survey. I run and advocate Facebook Ads for most types of companies, yet I believe this number is too low. Why? Because there are just too many ways to mess up your Facebook Ads if you lack the right know-how.
Whenever I talk to marketers and business owners who struggle with online advertising, I see the same root cause of disappointing results in nearly 100% of the cases. The problem is not having a good understanding and control of their Customer Journey. Why is this the #1 issue and what can we learn from their mistakes?