4 Tips To Make Your Facebook Ads Convert Better
Businesses are now seeing more and more value in advertising through Facebook. Though, just like Google AdWords, there are several areas you will want to pay attention to get the best results.
Studies show that the three types of images that convert best on Facebook ads are:
- Smiling Women
- Bright Logos
The best performing images to use in Facebook advertising are of happy women. Women who look overjoyed, free and are looking directly at the camera convert best. Also, try images of women who joyfully have their arms in the air.
Try logos that are colorful and engaging. If your company’s logo is boring or bland, make look colorful by adding a colorful border, background or text. Definitely avoid blue and white as the colors blend too much with Facebook’s colors (think contrast to capture attention).
Images with text on them (calls to action) convert better than images alone. In general, ads with a “reason” convert better than ads with no reason. So don’t just tell people about your accounting services but include a reason like: 1) end of tax year special or 2) an online promotion with savings available for 3 days only.
Use colors in your image that contrast with Facebook’s shades of blue— they command more attention and stand out from the rest of the website.
Note: product images do not convert as well as straight up colorful logos.
Ads with people, and especially close ups of faces and eyes tend to get a higher click through rate. In other words, give your ad a human touch! Happy pictures where people are looking directly at the camera work best.
Extra Tip: Image Size
It’s best to upload horizontal (landscape) images to ensure you’re maximizing the space available, which is 110×80 pixels
Posted on: December 30, 2011
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