Hello and welcome to talking at Ellis week we are doing all things Instagram story ads and I think they can be really powerful but they can be done quite badly. Yes a lot of software that you can use to hopefully make them bit better. Yeah, definitely. So this morning actually so I think they probably know that I went to this conference last Friday and now they’re selling tickets for next year and then I saw an advert for it on my Instagram stories and actually text I didn’t take someone got that number I do have them on Instagram saying I should be in your excuse exclusions list so I shouldn’t have seen it anyway but one thing they said is like God you don’t need that all for Instagram stories when you do and this is when you know when we’re talking about doing having a separate strategy for Instagram over Facebook and we we’ve said a lot we prefer the Facebook feed anyway, but
Yeah, when it was either Andrew, when they saw it, they didn’t like the way the text goes over in your image obviously doesn’t fit that that size. And you were just saying before we went on air that
you’ve got all that space. You should be. Yeah, you should fill it really. So yeah, definitely check out the event, not the ad so much.
I love x. I’m going to send them this and they’re going to hate me for it. Cool. Right? Okay, so I’ve obviously got the past podcast and promoting at the moment doing some ads for it. So just testing it because so here’s another tip actually, when you if you see an ad in Facebook, I’m gonna see if we can get one now I’m gonna actually prepared this you can actually see what they’re targeting. So I saw some American guy targeting mortgage brokers with like mortgage leads. And I was like, let me interesting. How are you doing that? What sort of targeting are using App brilliant. Okay, so if we share the screen now there is an ad
My feet seven little look
so you guys have any can see Mr. Ezra Firestone and then if you so if you see an ad have someone that’s target in your audience so some some brokers you will see other brokers advertising because you’re clicking on re mortgage content you will see that and then you can click on the three buttons here Why am I seeing this ad
so he has one of the reasons things as rich people who have visited their website or use one of their apps so I must have been on his website before so he’s doing like remarketing that night I’ll see if I can offer we should the checks first. Really, that’s where we went live into the wrong group on a name that that is no there is this there was
let’s try and find another ad.
Okay when you want an ad. So Asana, they shouldn’t be advertising because we
Use a sauna but are they each other remarketing
they yeah same thing that’s remarketing one but it’s the interest based targeting there are some refurbish going on he may
a trail of some sort so review is that remarketing as well
okay you may have to trust me on this because we’re just saying later remarketing ads all try one last one fifth time lucky or whatever number we’re all
got capitals that is a financial services time
and I’ve been on their website before I’ll say recession
I will do a screenshot of something at some point where it kind of shows the interest based stuff okay um. But it just depends in like us juices that does it. We’re busy
So it’s like a normal a normal add if you notice an ad of like someone else advertising what you do to your audience you can then go on and see how they’re targeted them. Yeah
and then there’s not like for pretty much every financial service there’s an interest on Facebook you can target so for the mortgage ones it may say remortgage the because you’ve interacted with remortgage content or whatever so that’s what I did going back to when I saw some guy wanting to sell mortgage leads to brokers in the UK and there’s like a mortgage broker interest right which I think when you think about it It should be more for people who have been looking at brokers as in the end consumer Yeah, we’ve we’ve tried it for for brokers to get customers it’s never works. But actually it seems like it works for us to get from the brokers if that kind of makes sense. Yeah, yeah. So I’ve been testing that out with the podcast and I’ve been getting like ridiculously cheap traffic and then I think
So I thought what I could do is an experiment. We’re doing Instagram video ad for the podcast. So I’ve gone around lot circles, but that’s what I’m doing. OK, cool. So, and by the way, one of this software, this is why we’re late. I’ve just tested it out 1010 minutes ago.
right. Okay, so I have created a new asset in my broker’s campaign for brokers Insta story and the reason I have done that is because and then we also target in this interest based of mortgage broker and the jobs if someone’s got the job title mortgage broker, yeah, okay, go if any of my competitors watch this,
we want to target mortgage brokers they’re going to obviously get on it and then this is the Edit placement section. So this is where I’m choosing that I just want to go on Instagram stories. So if I wanted to go on Facebook stories as well.
sighs I can
not take that was always on that might have to tick Facebook
I don’t know why that’s not working
Can you do it once
and that should just work so apologies I don’t know why maybe because I can’t see my bottom right mimics have published it already but essentially this is where you choose where you want to sort target people have no idea why that’s not working but anyway I’ve chose Instagram Stories already you can see the tick that there’s 88,000 people that I can target there’s obviously less mortgage brokers than that in the UK but so I’ll get in front of some people that are not interested but based on the stuff that I’ve done before. So if I show you some of the results actually I’m getting
okay so this money
Whole act of kindness is frozen so it doesn’t change anything for the moment this is good when you want to go live and
we’re just going to refresh that but essentially
show everyone is this software called capturing where it’s really easy to put text on the video. So going back to the Andrew MP add that we saw the text that rubbish because that’s the taxi right and Facebook ads device. That’s
okay. So this is just laid it out. Okay, we’re back. So we’ll have a look at see what they would have done that is built that for their area. Yes, yes. Well done. It forms and then you don’t realize
Yeah, I think they probably realized that whether they will Yeah, don’t want to. They may have already lost but what they’ve they’ve just put it all live shows and all those placements. You know where I just chose stories. They’ve got it on. Oh, so
Here’s some of the ads or I’m just spending like five pounds a day at the minute just promoting the podcast I’m getting 20 pounds a landing at
this is going well
20 pence per landing page view and 11 pants and that was just yesterday so if we don’t know how long I’ve been running it
so like really cheap traffic 2426 p 55 p 53 peanuts actually increased my subscribers and listeners on the podcast and you can see like one of the answers performing a lot better Scott Scott God and if you remember God from she says something along the lines I pulled out a really tasty clip where he says about million pound properties that she’s getting. So it’s a really good
and then my tax. God is a mortgage broker with too many leads that’s obviously quite provocative. So but I’m going to try something totally different. And then next week I’ll show everyone the results. So we’ve got this entire story.
campaign right everyone’s still with us on understanding what I’m talking about so I’m going to compare my Facebook feed ads which we just seen against this into the story and I’m not using any text that Facebook
you know through the Facebook thing so I recorded this on my phone this morning so you can see that I’ve done it in portrayed I actually I think I use this little
old people can’t see us can they
let me just bring us back on for a sec
use this little bad boy which I can’t remember how much it cost me but nothing but as you can see the phone goes in the portrait wise so it was literally like that did that video to takes to take one done these days needs to be 17 or 18 before or just made that really big
so I recorded that video and I’m essentially I’m saying
something along the lines of suffering the screen or
something along lines over this is really great podcasts of brokers and and I talked about God I talk about Gary data has been on and talk about a guy David Thompson has not been on yet but David has sold his brokerage like 5 million so it’s quite you know some what we want here and then so I’ve got one version here I’ve got this little ultimate podcast for brokers text on because a lot of people don’t know about you but I my sound off normally on your stories me yeah so I haven’t got the subtitles but I’ve got that on there you can see this little coupling thing on the bottom I’m not too bothered about you can get rid of that and then I’ve got a version
my other ad here where I’ve got nothing apart from the video
so we’ll run those against each other. I reckon this one will probably do better with the titles on it
but I put those titles
In so those titles and not on that video 1015 minutes ago, okay and anyone can do this. And this is why I want to talk to you about coupling
essentially I’m probably not going to be able to do with you because of the time it takes to upload the video you drag and drop your video in there
and then it uploads it and then you can add like the text on here. So I’ve literally just
you got the if you go back here hopefully everyone can see you can add text on so I could add like maybe another text it just pops up double click it I can edit it change colors and fonts and everything like that. So remember the rule about Facebook not wanting too much text on so that’s why I’ve only gone for that bit so it’s less than 20% of the image and then you could also test different titles. If you want to offer the ultimate podcaster brokers I could put the lead generation for
Financial Services podcast or whatever, I’m just testing that one thing at the moment and then you can press down and download
and this is literally as easy as that. So if you if you don’t want that watermark on it, you know that I’ve got to go back you know, it says kept pointing at the bottom of their does kind of cover my call to action thing. I’m not too bothered about it for this if I’m just trying something I’m really not that that bothered. If this works really well, then I’ll spend what is it? We’re only
$20 a month if I’m doing more than
fine but this is rubbish for videos.
Yeah, yeah, I’ll do more than four
people trust us. And I can’t be mad
if I’m doing more than four videos a month. I’ll do it. Yeah,
otherwise, you know, I’m just testing at the moment.
Say I’m quite happy just to leave that on that
on my face if I find that I’m getting cheaper clicks and whatever then more to getting that are also it straight away. Yeah,
that’s as simple as that. So I’ve got my ad in, I’ve covered across them before I’m not having any text on it. I’ve got my URL going straight to the podcast there
and that’s it. And I’ll publish that and I think I think the most notable thing is it fills the screen
on Instagram story I think adds what best when they’re kind of integrated in what you would usually say yeah so when you do a story yourself when you find it goes it fills the screen yes looks better now you know, we’ve brought up and repeat lot slate and they’re on top of that, you know, in comparison, I think it would have it would perform a lot better if it fills the screen and not as much text so yeah, do you think it’s software I know it’s cool. So we bring that back up.
That is the right size for the Facebook feed this image here
And that’s the text you normally do. So it only took me 10 minutes to do that separate thing. And then you don’t want to waffle on too much. It’s like a tease a little teaser. If you’ve got some content or that you’ve already done or
anything, I suppose you want to get it, compliance signed off, but I love that it’s on the phone. It’s like raw. It feels like a normal story.
And it’s quite intriguing. So I think it’s quite cool. So we’ve not done much with it. So I’ll let everyone know next week. And you said about the it’d been a different outset. Yes. Yeah, that’s right. Yeah. So that’s kind of explain that so I’ve like separate using hours. Let’s go back to my screen for everyone.
Yeah, so the reason you can I could put it in with all the others I could. So this is where am I what I’ve been running before the UK stuff, just a Facebook feed, but then I would have to in this
so if you look this is what I’ve been running before
I would then have to add Instagram story to these ads and then these ads may possibly go and Instagram stories as well whereas if I separate up and create a separate one just just for interestingly I know that are that are specifically done for Instagram stories will only go on Instagram Stories yeah and then because with Facebook you got so much control over budgets account on what budget I put it in if we go back to
your butt to quit on that day so I’m going to spend for a week I’m gonna spend seven pounds a day set whatever seven times
I don’t know
but it’s not a lot of money but I then if I wanted to if I think and I only want to spend five pounds a day on on the podcast then I can literally
quickly change that two to three pounds. So then I’m going back to just spending
Five pounds a day in total
cool cool hopefully that all kind of makes sense and people might give Instagram Stories ago
definitely. So next week we have your so I told everyone last week it was your last week this week but you’ve decided
so he loves doing this so much she’s working for free she she extended her stay with us for an extra week
we’re also going to miss you I think the guys are gonna get me see someone actually rang the office didn’t they? And you answered and they were like oh my god it says
here that was so yeah we definitely got a kind of miss you will what will try we’re planning something fun army for next week we’re doing I think we’re doing Instagram vs Google Ads versus Facebook ads and then I was trying to get some like cats or monks or t shirts or something’s represent that by can’t seem to get hold of anything because of like the logo thing.
will do will do a good send off so it will be Sophie’s our last week and next week and then you probably just put on with me and Tom for a bit
Good to see you next week everyone.