DTFT 5: Paid Social with Jon Quinton

“The goal isn’t to get the business likes; the goal is to get the conversions.”

Jon Quinton


Jon Quinton is a Digital Marketing Consultant at Overdrive Digital, a company that helps businesses grow through digital marketing, including support with paid social and SEO campaigns. He has several experiences in online marketing for over 10 years and has speaking engagements at several conferences relative to the industry.

We have discussed paid search campaign in our previous episodes; and on this one, we talk about paid social campaigns primarily on Facebook, which is one of the most used social platforms on the internet. Jon shares tips and strategies on how to use Facebook in increasing conversions for your businesses. He explains the methods for Facebook targeting and effectively setting up ads. Listen to this conversation and learn how paid social works, how to use it, and how to convert Facebook users into customers.

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DTFT 5 Show Notes:


Company – Overdrivedigital.co.uk

Email – Jon@overdrivedigital.co.uk


Time Stamps:

01:11 – Jon and the company

05:39 – Difference between Paid Search and Paid Social

07:32 – Stores that work best with Paid Social

12:00 – Facebook’s targeting in terms of location

14:03 – Promotional setting

19:07 – Facebook ad strategies for multi-item stores

21:09 – Lookalike Audiences

25:24 – Managing a Facebook fan page

27:52 – Ad setting for stores with several branches

32:43 – Paid Social in the next years

37:03 – New technologies in relation to advertising

38:33 – Tips for people who are new to Paid Social


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