How Does Facebook Retargeting Work

Facebook retargeting allows you to take visitors who have already visited your website in the past and perhaps didn’t purchase anything and bring them back for a second chance at a sale by using Facebook ads that deliberately target ONLY those people who have already been to your website in the past.

Facebook retargeting will allows you to get ads that are much more precisely targeted than any other type of ad could ever be. Because they are based directly off proven data. Users have already shown an interest in related material.

How Facebook Retargeting Works

  • A customer visits your website and a cookie is set in their browser.
  • When the user goes to Facebook, they see an ad that is specifically retargeted to them based on their visit to that page.
  • The customer may then come back to the site and buy.

So you may be wondering why you’d want to bid for an ad delivered to a customer who has potentially already viewed your product, when you already know they didn’t buy.

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It’s very simple. It gives you another chance to convert that visitor into a sale. They were interested. Otherwise, why would they have visited your page? But for whatever reason, they decided not to purchase at that time.

It may have been lack of money and they thought the price was too high. Or may be some other element on your page. But for whatever reason, they didn’t buy.

This gives you a chance to retarget that user, perhaps converting them into a buyer.

Remember, it takes some people a few times seeing an ad or product before they make the decision to buy. This gives you multiple  opportunities to target that user instead of just the one when they come to your site.

This also brings you another opportunity: to make changes to the product’s presentation (such as a discount, free shipping offer, guarantee, or some other tweaks) in order to convert the buyer.

If you use Facebook regularly, you’ve probably seen this in action. Ever go to Amazon and look at a particular product, and then see that product advertised on Facebook later? It’s no coincidence. It’s Facebook retargeting!

Melo Pixels Limited is my recommended Creative Social Media Marketing Service Provider. Melo Pixels can help you create the buzz you need for your business.

I hope now you learn about how Facebook retargeting works. But if you still have question in your mind, don’t forget to ask me via comment section. I will must answer all of your questions.

Best of luck and waiting for your success stories.

Shameem Reza
 

Shameem is a co-founder and the CTO of Melo Pixels Limited. When he isn't plotting new ways to create awesome WordPress themes & plugins, he writes about startups and marketing.

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