Paid Social Platforms
We’ll help identify which social media platforms are right for your business. Different channels have different functionalities, with more and more options on offer for advertisers. Facebook Ads Manager remains the ads giant as it stands, but Snapchat, TikTok and Pinterest are upping their games. By understanding your target audience and where they hang out, we’ll help you build the perfectly crafted paid social strategy.
When Facebook burst onto the scene back in 2004, not many people would predict it to grow into the giant it is today. 17 years on, Facebook Ads Manager is the most powerful paid advertising tool around, helping businesses across the globe expand their audiences. With 2.60 billion monthly active users, Facebook remains the place to be for brands of all shapes and sizes. Facebook advertising is ideal for B2C eCommerce, with intelligent audience targeting tools ensuring you put your ads in front of the right users. If you want hyper-targeted, high-ROI campaigns, Facebook is the place to be.
With over 1 billion monthly active users, Instagram is also a crucial paid social channel for for eCommerce. Of all the social platforms, Instagram is perhaps the most visually appealing, and it’s this eye-catching aesthetic that makes it the perfect place for advertisers in the fashion world to push their campaigns, and it’s also great for the travel, homeware and food sectors. In-app shopping features put your products front and centre, making it even easier for users to make that all-important purchase. We’ll create thumb-stopping ads that grab attention in the feed and on Stories, giving your brand that Insta treatment. Damn, your brand is looking good.
With over 800 million monthly active users, TikTok is a beast that can’t be ignored, especially if your audience includes a Gen Z demographic. Around 41% of TikTok users are aged between 16 and 24, making it a must for brands targeting a young audience. TikTok’s appeal is its addictive nature – the average user spends almost 52 minutes of their day using the app – that’s a lot of potential for your brand to get in front of their eyes. If you’re pushing D2C products to a Gen Z audience, advertising on TikTok should be up there on your list of priorities.
Another visually-focused platform, Pinterest surprisingly has a thriving commercial element to it, with many users browsing pins to help make purchase decisions. Savvy marketers should make use of this – Pinterest is fantastic for B2C brands in sectors such as fashion, furniture and food. With around 250 million users, Pinterest can be a powerful addition to your paid social advertising strategy, especially for those users currently in the consideration part of the customer journey.
Over 300 million people currently use Snapchat, and the media-sharing app is a hit with millennials, making it a great choice for eCommerce businesses. Put your adverts in the users’ palms with eye-catching, fullscreen ads and you might just hit new heights with your conversions. Our team love Snapchat advertising, and we’re keen to show you why.