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Getting started with Facebook Ads by Sarah Thomson [OW]

March 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm UTC+9.5

Would you like to be running ads on Facebook and just don’t know where to start? This workshop is an introduction to advertising.

Level : Beginner


Tuesday, 23 March 2021

WA: 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM (AWST)

NT: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM (ACST)

QLD: 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM (AEST)

Would you like to be running ads on Facebook and just don’t know where to start? This workshop is an introduction to advertising and covers the fundamentals to help you feel confident about Ads.

Here is what is covered:

  1. Key terms & definitions
  2. Fundamentals of Facebook
  3. Ads Center (boosts) and Ads Manager
  4. Audience types including custom and lookalike
  5. The process of creating an ad using Ads Manager
  6. Understanding creative concepts

At the end of the workshop you will be given some time to write your own ad copy and share it with the group for feedback.

This workshop is ideal if you are currently using Facebook and have dipped your toe in with boosting posts and would like to get confident use more of the features available in Ads Manager.

This workshop is brought to you by Business Station and AusIndustry under the ASBAS Digital Solutions Program


Sarah Thomson has a long and established career in Marketing and Communications. She founded Online Social Butterfly in 2011. This was built on a solid career spanning a range of organisations from large multi-nationals, not-for-profit, government, franchise and small business. She took her career from Perth to Sydney and then on to London giving her an eye for international aspects of communications. Her talents lie in understanding marketing and how it is applied in the fast-paced world of digital.

Online Social Butterfly is a boutique agency run by Sarah and her husband Grant, who is a web designer. They offer a range of services that focus on supporting small businesses online and getting results.

Sarah’s strength lies in her ability to get to the heart of issues – many business owners struggle to understand what they need to do when it comes to online marketing and the experience Sarah has allowed her to cut through the noise and simplify actions for her clients.

As well as offering consulting and web services, Sarah is one of the most seasoned trainers in the social media space in Australia. She started running workshops in 2014 and since then has trained thousands of business owners across a range of popular topics.

The extensive experience Sarah has gained through her work in Corporate Marketing combined with almost 10 years running a Digital Marketing business is further enhanced by a swag of qualifications. She is currently writing a thesis on the role of influencers and intends to turn this into a PhD.

As an advisor, Sarah offers a no-nonsense approach that can see across your marketing activities and guide you to creating strategies that make sense and are easily executable.

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Important – Participating businesses must be aware that this information will be provided to the Commonwealth Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources for program evaluation and reporting purposes; and businesses may be approached by a representative from the Department to complete a survey on the services provided.

PLEASE NOTE: To register for this event you must be a business (0-19 employees)  and provide your ABN.