Getting Leads with Sponsored Social Ads

Sponsoring or promoting content on digital and social media platforms can be a powerful tool in your professional services marketinglead generation strategy. This can be done with a few critical items in place: your defined target audience, your unique value proposition, and a good tool or landing page that gets visitors to take action. In this video, Natalie Klein shares how to use digital strategies to drive leads to your firm.

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Sponsoring or promoting content on digital and social media platforms can be a powerful tool in your lead generation strategy. This can be done with a few critical items in place: your defined target audience, your unique value proposition, and a good tool or landing page that gets visitors to take action.

The first step in developing sponsored social ads is to get your targeting right. There is great power in targeting that is available through digital advertising and in order to harness that power, it’s important to spend some time thinking about who your audience is. The more accurately you can identify your audience, the more targeted your ads will be, providing you with quality leads that have a higher potential for conversion.  If you are unsure how to position your targeting, look at your current customers to define your audience.

Next, spend some time developing your assets. You aren’t the only firm selling your services so this is where you identify what makes you unique. What sets you apart from your competitor and why should your defined target audience want to work with you? You have limited space through your headlines, descriptions and graphics to show these reasons so it’s important to have clarity yourself to convey your unique value proposition to your audience.

Finally, offer your audience some information or a resource that helps them start to solve their pains. Don’t give away the farm, but give them enough to leave them wanting more. Whether through a lead generation form that provides a downloadable resource or through a landing page with information and a compelling call to action, be sure that what they get is what they were expecting. The goal is leads for your firm so be sure that you have a way to gather their information so you can follow up with them.

Keep in mind that sometimes it takes a bit of adjustment to see how your digital and social ads are resonating with your target audience. Agility is key in developing effective lead generation through sponsored social ads. With some planning and flexibility, you can use digital strategies to drive leads to your firm.