The last time we saw you, we shared our tips and tricks in setting up a holistic paid social & search strategy. You didn’t think we’d forget about the 4th essential tactic of creating remarketing audiences, did you?
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Creating remarketing audiences off of your paid social & search campaigns has never been easier.
💡 Including the UTM parameter “youtube” will trigger Facebook to populate consumers who have landed on your brand’s landing page from your YouTube campaign. 💡
Create a name, save & let your audiences work their magic! Ensure you’re checking back periodically to see if your audiences are large enough to launch your remarketing strategy.
Create lookalike audiences off of your custom audiences in order to start targeting more users who are more likely to be interested in your brand.
Log into Google Ads > Find the “Search” icon in the top ribbon > Search for “Audience Manager”:
In the “Remarketing” tab, click on the blue “+” button & you’ll be prompted to add an audience from a list of sources. Similar to Facebook, we’ll be creating a remarketing audience off of the shared landing page:
Add in your final URL, including an “And” statement of the UTM parameter specific to your social campaign:
💡 Including the UTM parameter “facebook” will trigger Google to populate consumers who have landed on your brand’s landing page from your Facebook campaign. 💡
Save your audience & let Google begin populating. Layer this audience onto your remarketing efforts once the audience has 1,000 users over the last 30 days.
And voilà! Let the remarketing audiences begin to work their ROI magic.
The only way your cross-channel remarketing audiences will be built out successfully is if you have the appropriate UTM parameters added to the end of your URLs.
Not sure how to properly set up UTM parameters? Don’t fret! We give you a step-by-step breakdown on how to use UTM parameters & tracking templates.
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