With the LionDesk Ad Portal, you can create high-converting ads for Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram in just a few minutes. You can create ads using your own images and videos or you can use our Listing Blueprints to pull listing images and descriptions from the MLS board.
Follow the directions below to create an ad using your own images.
Facebook Ad - Image
1) Open the Main Menu and click on Marketing.
2) In LionDesk Facebook Ad Portal, click on Design Your Ad.
3) Select the type of ad you want to start with.
- Advertise Real Estate Listing: You will use a pre-loaded blueprint to advertise an MLS listing.
- Create My Own Ad: You will use your own image and video
Note: In this article, you will learn how to create your own ad. Click here to learn how to create an with a real estate listing.
4) Select the type of ad.
Note: The rest of these steps will show you how to create an ad using your own images. Click for steps to create an ad using your videos.
5) Create your Program.
Note: As you create your program, you will see an Ad Preview on the right side.
6) Select the Facebook Ad page to run the Ad.
Note: You can sync multiple Facebook Ad pages. Click on Link New Page to add additional Facebook Ad pages.
7) Add the Creative for your ad.
8) Click on Select From Gallery to select or upload an image.
9) Add a Website or URL and select your Call to Action button.
Note: When a user clicks on the ad, they will be redirected to the website or URL provided. Keep in mind, Facebook does not allow users to link a Facebook or Instagram URL.
10) Select your Target Audience.
Ad Audience Note: To improve ad performance and ensure optimal delivery, we recommend that you use a combination of the LionDesk Pre-built Audience with your Custom Audience. .
Target Radius Note: For this ad blueprint, you will select 1 postal code or region and the blueprint will find the center point of the postal code or region selected. You can then market your ad to consumers that are within 15 - 50 miles from the center point. If you would like to market to a larger area, you can create multiple ads with different postal codes or regions.
11) Set your Ad Budget.
Click on the dates to select how long you want to run your Facebook Ad. To set your total ad budget, type in, or move the cursor to your desired total spend.
Note: There is a $49 ad minimum and a $2 Daily Spend minimum.
12) Submit Payment Info
13) Name your Program
Note: The name of your program is for internal use only. Your target audience will not see the name of your program.
14) Confirm Ad and click Checkout.
Please allow up to 24 hours for the ad to publish. Click here to learn where to confirm your ad has published.
You have created a Facebook Ad using your own image. Now that you have an active ad, click here to learn how to connect your Ad Portal leads to LionDesk.
Bonus!: Learn how you can leverage LionDesk to build a marketing machine. Click here to watch Database Domination where you will learn best practice tips of how to connect and stay top of mind with your contacts.
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