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This is a long time coming.  Due to popular demand I have launched this “on demand” consulting/coaching sessions.  These are on demand, no long term commitment and one off sessions.  If you have ever had questions that you can’t seem to get straight answers to than this is for you.  I can help with anything to do with online marketing.  Whether you’re new and not sure which direction to go, or a seasoned veteran just looking to bounce some ideas off someone who speaks your language.

If you’re interested, book your session now.  These are paid sessions.  When you book using the form below you can pick your date, time and session length.  All sessions take place on Skype and we will send you a reminder 24 hours before the on demand session starts.  If you need to reschedule or cancel a session, please allow for 24 hours advance notice.  That way your spot can be picked up by another person without issue.  Let’s chat and get your online marketing journey on the right track.

This is going to be a big one.  The Advanced Facebook™ Ads bootcamp has started BUT you can still get in.  I’m going to be covering a lot of ground in this 21 day bootcamp.  If you’re a bit of a beginner, no problem, I’ve also included a 58 video Facebook™ ads course in the bootcamp.  It’s 3 live webinars, a full course, a private Facebook group for support and 21 days of emails for motivation and instruction.  The goal is simple, I want to turn every bootcamp member into a Facebook™ Ads expert!  (I might even throw in some training on Google Shopping & Adwords).  So check out the webinar replay above, then go here to join now:

http://ppc-coach.com/advanced

If you have any questions please post them in the comments or the FREE PPC Coach Facebook™ Ads Group.

Ever wonder how to buy or sell a shopify store?  This video shows you a great resource right on shopify that can do exactly that.  Go there and have a look at the stores for sale.  You can also list yours if you want.  People are using this as an exit strategy for stores they get up and running.  If you flip stores, or are in the market for a new one, this is right up your alley!  Like the video?  Let me know in the comments below!

We are reopening due to the massive success of the live version with an “accelerated” version here:

http://ppc-coach.com/fathers-day-reopening

Go to the page above and check out all the people who are already getting sales using the training taught on this bootcamp!

The doors close Thursday at midnight. So act fast.

Go there and get in NOW. The cut off for selling products for Father’s Day is June 6th. Get in NOW!

Want to see me go from zero to profits with a brand new Shopify store using Facebook Ads?  Then this is the perfect follow along for you!  What the heck is a follow along?  The video explains it but basically I’m doing to document every step of the process right on the PPC Coach membership forums.  You can watch and ask questions along the way.  This is the perfect way to learn the most up to date strategies when it comes to ecommerce and Facebook ads.  Click the big button below to join now!

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In this quick video I show you my 3 favorite Facebook Ad Rules.  Rules are great for saving you tons of money on your ad campaigns.  It seems Facebook Ads have been very inconsistent lately.  I’m not interested in giving away my money, so I created some pretty aggressive rules to stop any ad set from bleeding me dry.  The video explains all 3 and why you should consider them for your campaigns too.  Have a look and let me know what you think.

In this video, I teach you how to lock in profits from your Facebook Ads. This is something that most people don’t really talk about but you can have Facebook actually watching over your ads every 30 minutes on auto pilot! They’ve got these automated rules you can use that allow you to lock in profits for the day on your ads. It doesn’t matter if you’re selling physical products or generating leads or whatever else you’re using your Facebook ad campaigns for. This method will allow you to lock in profits for the day and I show you what to do the next day too!

Facebook ads can be tough. But with some help you can master them. If you have any questions, please post them in the comments or join the free PPC Coach Facebook Ads Group now!

I get asked this a lot and I think I have an answer. With Facebook, you can pass your revenue data through to them so that they can calculate your ROI and ROAS, (return on investment and return on ad spend). Wonderful right? You can login to your Facebook ads account and see instantly if you’re profitable! It’s so convenient. Everything is one place so you can see it. It’s also the dumbest thing you can do. This meme says it all nicely:

Think about it.

Ever since Facebook introduced this ability for store owners and anyone else to report their revenue to them, they’ve been collecting revenue data on all of us.  Now they have so much that they know what our profit margins are.  (We told them because we are all stupid).  Now they raised the cost of ads knowing that we would still run our ads.

Here’s an example:

You have a Shopify store that sells hoodies.  Say you sell it at $39.95, the base cost you pay to your supplier is $17.95.  Now you run some Facebook ads to your product page that sells the hoodie.  Say it costs you $15 in Facebook ad spend to get 1 sale.  Your net profit is now $39.95 – $17.95 – $15 = $7.  In your store, you’ve set the pixel properly on your thank you page, (the page they see after buying and checkout is complete).  You report your revenue to Facebook as $39.95, (if you use print on demand platforms they include the shipping cost as part of your revenue which inflates this revenue number even more!).  So Facebook sees you made $39.95 per sale and only paid $15 to get it.

Quickly let’s talk about ROAS and how it’s calculated:

Return on Advertising Spend (ROAS) is the amount of revenue a company receives for every dollar spent on an advertising source. This is a gauge of the effectiveness of online advertising campaigns. The higher your return, the more effective the ad source.

ROAS = (Revenue derived from ad source)/(Cost of ad source)

So in our case:

ROAS = $39.95 / $15

ROAS = 2.7

So Facebook thinks we are making an ROAS of 2.7.  They think the campaign is doing awesome for us.  They think we’re super happy and profiting nicely.  So what can they do to us?

They can and did raise ad costs.

Every time you report your revenue to Facebook you are contributing to the problem of rising ad costs.

Facebook is supplying traffic.  They are a traffic source.  They do NOT need to know what we make on that traffic source.  If you hand them that information, you’re handing them a loaded gun that they can and will pistol whip you with.

Facebook can and has adjusted the cost of traffic upwards.  They did it because they know what we make.  This isn’t just ecommerce or print on demand but every industry that reports revenue to them.

In my training, I refuse to pass along the revenue to the supplier of my ads.  They don’t need to know what I’m making per sale.  That information does not do anything except allow them to increase my ad costs.

Can you imagine going to fill up your car and asking the gas station what they paid for gas?  They would look at you like you’re insane.

Can you imagine going to Mcdonalds and buying a Big Mac and asking them what their costs were for the Big Mac?  They would look at you like you’re from Mars.

Yet Facebook asks us what our revenue is and we happily report it to them!  So stupid.  I always knew it was a dumb idea ever since it first came out but now it’s confirmed.  IF you have been passing revenue onto Facebook and are now wondering why ad costs are up, you’ve got your answer.

So what’s next?

What can we do to counter this?

I think the damage has been done.  I think they’ve got enough revenue data now in every niche and market that even if we all stopped reporting our revenue to them, they could still go on historical data.  We shot ourselves in the foot by passing revenue data onto them.  The supplier of traffic does not need this information and should NEVER have been given it.

That’s my theory and I’m sticking to it.

Engraving Profits is my newest and best course yet!  Facebook ad costs have been rising quite a bit lately.  I do a lot of print on demand, (selling physical products with Facebook ads) and I have noticed my campaigns that used to produce 100% roi are down to about 60% roi now.  That’s not acceptable.  So I had to adapt.  That’s a big part of selling physical products online.  We have to constantly adapt, adjust and move forward.  That’s what this course is all about.  I found a way to add engraving to products which allows for a much higher profit margin.  This course covers it all and the kitchen sink.  Check it out now and when you’re ready, get your copy!

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This webinar covered 3 things, how to get clients, how to get results for your clients and then how to get MORE clients. We had an awesome turn out and there are already people who joined the bootcamp. The official start date for the bootcamp is Tuesday February 6th at 11:00 am est. That’s when the first of 3 live webinars is happening. However there is already training and homework on the private Facebook group right now! So watch the webinar, post any questions here or in the Free Facebook Group and then join us!

Click Here To Join The Ad Agency Bootcamp