I'm Falling In Love With Facebook
I’m falling in love with Facebook, and here’s why:
If you’re like most, you probably assume that social media is a marketing channel full of thirteen year old girls.
Yes, if you run untargeted social media ads, you’re certain to get low quality traffic,but you might be surprised that Facebook ads can be(and should be) one of your highest quality traffic sources!
Facebook is my favorite way to
- target high quality individuals
- encourage website visitors to return (via remarketing),
- Analyze Our Target Demographics
The best part is, this all comes at costs similar to our other popular SEM channels.
For Franchisors, Success In Social Media Advertising Depends On Two Things
- How compelling their ads are
- How well they can answer the question “Who Wants To Open A Franchise”
Lucky for us, Facebook has been busy gathering, buying, and aggregating data
about Facebook users! They’ve tied all that information back to Facebook
profiles so that YOU can send them relevant ads. They have a million ways to
Here are 10 Randomly selected Facebook targeting settings
- Net Worth and Income
- Business Owners
- Office type (home, corporate, small office)
- Business Purchase History
- Political and Non-Profit donation history
- Household composition
- Page Likes
- Home Value
- specific Interests and/or Hobbies
- And my favorite “Has the user purchased milk recently”
The kinds of people who visit FranchiseHelp.com
This screenshot shows us an overview of the types of people that visit FranchiseHelp.com.
Topping the List are all categories comprised of ffluent and ambitious individuals who are actively seeking further professional success.
And the kinds who don't Visit FranchiseHelp.com
Here we learn that the people least likely to go to franchisehelp.com are
groups of low income rural parents and grandparents
The most common occupations of FranchiseHelp.com Visitors
jobs that franchisehelp.com visitors avoid
Demographics Of FranchiseHelp Lead Submitters
What type of person actually submits a lead to become a franchisee via franchisehelp.com?
What we have found is that education and relationship status are some ofthe
most predictive factors when evaluating if a population is likely to be
interested in franchising.
People with higher income tend to be more interested in franchising via
Lastly, the most significant indicator of a franchisee is always age
Now Compare these franchisehelp.com audiences with people who currently own a franchise. You might be surprised how similar they are.
Text Messaging Is Absolutely Eating Phone Call's Lunch
Before we get to our newest findings, I wanted to give everyone a quick update on the information that we found back in May. To that point, we reported that when given the choice between verifying their information via text message and verifying their information via telephone, that almost 90% chose text message.
2016 United States of Franchising
In the past 12 months, over 5.4 million people have visited FranchiseHelp.com, the internet’s leading resource on becoming a franchisee. Given the sheer volume of Americans seeking information about franchising from us, we’re in a unique position to look at how this breaks down across the nation.
Specializing in Franchise SEO? Not So Fast.
However, perhaps our favorite side benefit of the annual trip is when we get to walk the convention floor and see all the other businesses that service the franchise industry. Law, staffing, background checking, security, media, financial, data, sales, marketing, and just about every other type of company has a presence.