Why You Are (Probably) Doing Facebook Interest Targeting Wrong

Original posting by Jackson Salzman on Media Post’s Blog: Why You Are (Probably) Doing Facebook Interest Targeting Wrong


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Facebook interest targeting is often a wrongly-used form of targeting with Facebook ads. Keeping these common advertising mistakes in mind, I am going to lay out the next steps of targeting the audience that actually wants to purchase, not just view, your product.


  1. Targeting too broad a set of interests.

  2. Not taking advantage of purchase behaviors.

  3. Not excluding interests/behaviors.

Keeping these interest targeting strategies, go forth and not only find the audience that will want to see your ads, but find those that will purchase from you as well!

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