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The Future of Paid Traffic with Patrick Gilbert of AdVenture Media Group
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Learn how to set up a Google Ads eCommerce purchase conversion action for your Shopify store using Google Tag Manager.

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17:25 How to check if your conversion tag is working


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JOHN:

So if somebody's watching this and they don't know adventure

JOHN:

media, y'all are a big deal.

JOHN:

Like you have the highest ranked, not just Google Ads course to you,

JOHN:

to me, but it might be the highest ranked digital marketing course.

JOHN:

Any business can, run Google Ads profitably.

JOHN:

Any business, you know, you sell some online, you should be

JOHN:

running Google ads, you should be running Facebook ads, whatever.

JOHN:

like, probably not.

JOHN:

that's not an always, always situation because at the end of

JOHN:

the day, advertising is a numbers.

JOHN:

And like good.

JOHN:

Traffic is expensive.

JOHN:

It always has been

JOHN:

daily.

JOHN:

Google News costume here.

JOHN:

I'm so excited to introduce you to Patrick Gilbert, the COO of Adventure Media.

JOHN:

Patrick, thanks for being here.

JOHN:

What's up?

JOHN:

Go.

JOHN:

Thanks for having me, man.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

Appreciate you.

JOHN:

We met through Fred Valis, who's my friend of me.

JOHN:

How do you know?

JOHN:

well, we've been optimized our customers since the very beginning.

JOHN:

I think we were like one of the earliest customers of optimizer back in like 2014.

JOHN:

And just through the years just getting to know Fred, I mean,

JOHN:

he's been super helpful, super supportive of everything we've done.

JOHN:

Isn't he just the best human in the world?

JOHN:

Like he's just amazing.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

And optimizers great application.

JOHN:

By the way.

JOHN:

If you're watching this, you should go check it out.

JOHN:

I joke about me and Fred being in front of me only because he and I have different

JOHN:

worldviews when it comes to Google ads.

JOHN:

And then I always, anytime he has me on his podcast, I feel horrible.

JOHN:

Cause I say something and then I stop and realize like, God, I

JOHN:

just really threw grenade at Fred.

JOHN:

He's so kind about the way that he adjusts though.

JOHN:

Before we dive into the fun stuff, you've got a big event coming up.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

So we're entering the event Space Adventure Media.

JOHN:

We're having an event on November 10th in New York.

JOHN:

We call it DOLA Stands for Day of Learning and Happiness,

JOHN:

which is kind of ridiculous.

JOHN:

But it was an internal event that we had for like two years now a

JOHN:

couple times a year where it's really just a training event.

JOHN:

We kind of open our toolbox, we go through.

JOHN:

Case studies, methodologies, frameworks, basically just like

JOHN:

how we do the work that we do.

JOHN:

So this year we're doing it big.

JOHN:

uh, we have a space in lower Manhattan.

JOHN:

We're gonna be live streaming the event.

JOHN:

We're partnering up with New York Festivals, which is

JOHN:

advertising awards company.

JOHN:

Okay?

JOHN:

Live stream it and, do it.

JOHN:

Awesome.

JOHN:

So check it out@adventureppc.com.

JOHN:

You'll see a link to the DOLA 22 landing page, but we're

JOHN:

tickets online and in person.

JOHN:

We'd love to have you come by and meet us and spend a day

JOHN:

talking about digital marketing.

JOHN:

Having a few cocktails at the end of the day.

JOHN:

Of course.

JOHN:

Yeah, exactly.

JOHN:

You can't get away without cocktails.

JOHN:

I'll make sure there's a link to that in the description So if somebody's

JOHN:

watching this and they don't know Adventure Media, y'all are a big deal.

JOHN:

Like you have the highest ranked, not just Google Ads course in you

JOHN:

to me, but it might be the highest ranked digital marketing course.

JOHN:

think so, and I appreciate that.

JOHN:

That really means a lot.

JOHN:

Yeah, I mean, we've been around for a while.

JOHN:

Isaac Rodinsky is our ceo.

JOHN:

A lot of people might recognize his name because of that course and a few other

JOHN:

things that he's put on over the years.

JOHN:

But like anyone else, like we started out very small.

JOHN:

There was a couple of us in a very tiny disgusting office

JOHN:

above Isaac's father-in-law's.

JOHN:

Store that he had in Long, just trying to get good at, PPC and

JOHN:

originally Google AdWords, and then Facebook and a bunch of other things.

JOHN:

We're coming in on 10 years now.

JOHN:

I've been growing the company pretty slowly over time, but now we

JOHN:

have 40 some odd employees, three different offices across the US

JOHN:

and couple team members worldwide.

JOHN:

So yeah, we put out a lot of content.

JOHN:

So Isaac has three courses on Udemy.

JOHN:

Just basic Google AdWord stuff, or Google ad.

JOHN:

Retargeting and landing page optimization.

JOHN:

I have a book out if you haven't heard of it, Join or Die Digital

JOHN:

Advertising in the Age of Automation.

JOHN:

You check it out on Amazon.

JOHN:

And then, I mean, we always have a lot of blog content, a lot of podcast

JOHN:

stuff like this or YouTube content but Dola is gonna be a big deal.

JOHN:

I mean, we have not put out a ton of content over the last year, and I think

JOHN:

this is our big splash moment of saying, Here's what we've been working on.

JOHN:

take this and, come join the convers.

JOHN:

That's awesome.

JOHN:

Anybody can sign up or specific avatar.

JOHN:

Who are you going for to comp?

JOHN:

So we already have a bunch of people that are listed as attendees.

JOHN:

So we have other agencies.

JOHN:

We have a lot of freelancers showing up.

JOHN:

We have some marketing students, so a couple people are bringing their

JOHN:

marketing classes, like from local colleges like Stony Brook or op.

JOHN:

A bunch of people from Google are gonna be there.

JOHN:

We're gonna have people from a couple other DSPs.

JOHN:

Yelp's gonna be there.

JOHN:

So it's just like a bunch of marketing minds and advertising minds all

JOHN:

in the same room to talk about what's going on in the industry.

JOHN:

Dude, it's 179 bucks.

JOHN:

That's a Freaking deal.

JOHN:

Actually, it's currently cheaper.

JOHN:

We're doing thing I think it's $89 right now.

JOHN:

It's a full day that, look, this is our first event, so we don't know

JOHN:

how this stuff should be priced.

JOHN:

But early bird, I think it says the top through October 22nd, $89.

JOHN:

Come spend a full day talking, marketing and PPC and advertising

JOHN:

with all of us in that.

JOHN:

That's a deal and a half.

JOHN:

And then that live stream again, deal and a half, 29 bucks.

JOHN:

All right.

JOHN:

we'll make sure there's a link in the description of the video.

JOHN:

People should definitely do that.

JOHN:

And then I want people to see your.

JOHN:

Join or Die.

JOHN:

That was on my list to bring up, because first of all, you really

JOHN:

wrote a book, most people write a book just as a branding thing.

JOHN:

I wanna get on stage.

JOHN:

So you go hire Scribe Media, you pay 'em 40 grand, they write a book for you.

JOHN:

, you did this right?

JOHN:

Like you're a pen to page.

JOHN:

and then you got like some real traction.

JOHN:

146 ratings organic rings.

JOHN:

that's difficult cuz one in 50 people, let's say, actually provide reviews.

JOHN:

So tell me a little bit about the.

JOHN:

I appreciate it, the book.

JOHN:

essentially chronicles my own journey with understanding automation and

JOHN:

learning how to use this technology for the purpose of marketing.

JOHN:

Cause my background, like I'm a marketer, like I went to school for marketing.

JOHN:

I've worked in marketing my whole career.

JOHN:

Like, I wasn't necessarily like a data guy.

JOHN:

I've never.

JOHN:

tried to convince myself that I'm a statistics whiz, but I think to survive in

JOHN:

this modern age, like you need to be able to be proficient in a lot of those areas.

JOHN:

Sure.

JOHN:

And I was fortunate enough to have a few mentors or couple, like really

JOHN:

good product experts at Google that gave me the time of day to really help

JOHN:

me understand these methodologies.

JOHN:

So like you don't need to sit here as a marketer and know the

JOHN:

real fundamental, how the Beijing machine learning like works.

JOHN:

But from a conceptual level, it's actually not that difficult.

JOHN:

And if you just kind of start picking up on these topics you

JOHN:

unlock all this incredible potential.

JOHN:

So like what I started doing back in, let's say 2018, was taking

JOHN:

this topic really seriously, and I started writing about it.

JOHN:

And one blog post turned into five blog posts, which even.

JOHN:

It became a book log, A book I pen to paper.

JOHN:

I've always had a knack for writing.

JOHN:

I love writing, I love creating content.

JOHN:

It's sort of like, it's my own version of like just yelling out into the void.

JOHN:

And I wanted it to be short.

JOHN:

I wanted it to be like, that cheap brand, not cheap branding thing, but you

JOHN:

know, I thought it was gonna be a small project, ah, maybe 200 pages, whatever.

JOHN:

And then as you sat down, it was like, this is my one attempt to get that

JOHN:

conversation out there and tell people about how incredible this technology is.

JOHN:

I started writing it at the time where like there were a

JOHN:

ton of people that were not.

JOHN:

Adopting automation.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

And they're still not.

JOHN:

But it was like, three, four years ago it was like really bad.

JOHN:

And I was just trying to get the message out into the world and say, not only like

JOHN:

do you have to embrace this technology cuz that's going away, but like, here's why.

JOHN:

it's freaking awesome.

JOHN:

And if you just know a little bit about.

JOHN:

A few of these concepts, the potential that you have to drive value for

JOHN:

your clients is just otherworldly.

JOHN:

And I think that's really where the reception of the book came from is

JOHN:

a lot of people, a lot of marketing people like me that didn't really

JOHN:

know anything about machine learning before picking up the book, saw it like

JOHN:

essentially through my eyes and was like, Oh, this is actually practical.

JOHN:

This is actually useful.

JOHN:

And I've gotten a lot of really good feedback from it.

JOHN:

And there's more to come where that came from.

JOHN:

I'll say that.

JOHN:

There's also a think with Google is doing a spotlight on automation that

JOHN:

is gonna come out in the next month or so we do a lot of these types of

JOHN:

conversations that circle around the topic of automation and what it means to

JOHN:

all of us and where the futures going.

JOHN:

So keep a lookout for that as well.

JOHN:

that's my favorite topic of all time, by the way.

JOHN:

And obviously in our itinerary.

JOHN:

As far as automation's concerned, cuz I was one of the reluctant adopters, very

JOHN:

reluctant, jag kicking and screaming.

JOHN:

And now I see the line of sight that's been established, especially

JOHN:

with Performance Max, but I question.

JOHN:

Certain media buyers longevity.

JOHN:

Like I know the agency's always gonna be a necessity, you know what I mean?

JOHN:

Always.

JOHN:

And I think it's gonna move into data analytics, some creative, depending

JOHN:

on how AI influences creative.

JOHN:

But there's like the old school, daily tweak, turn my knobs and pull my levers.

JOHN:

Media buyer, like, is there a role for them three, five years from.

JOHN:

probably not.

JOHN:

And honestly, like, dude, what an honest answer.

JOHN:

Thank you for that, Patrick.

JOHN:

I, I really appreciate you dude.

JOHN:

Copy that.

JOHN:

But you know what though?

JOHN:

Like, I went to HubSpot's inbound conference in 2016.

JOHN:

I'll never forget it cuz it was the night of the 2016 election.

JOHN:

It was like terrible timing to have a conference.

JOHN:

Wait, is that where to Nasee Coates got up and stole the mic.

JOHN:

I was there.

JOHN:

You were there.

JOHN:

It's so funny.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

What a weird, Yeah.

JOHN:

What a small world.

JOHN:

That was a wild conference because For so many reasons.

JOHN:

But that was awesome that was like kind of a week where I started to realize like,

JOHN:

this AI thing is real and it's practical for me and it's not going anywhere.

JOHN:

Paul Rower who's a PR 2020, he announced the Marketing AI

JOHN:

Institute at that conference.

JOHN:

So there was like a lot of like the seeds of what is now ed.

JOHN:

kind of goes back to that one event and it was like totally ran me, Isaac and, our

JOHN:

other colleague Danny to wheel were like there as a bunch of like young idiots,

JOHN:

but Gary Vaynerchuck gave the keynote.

JOHN:

And like say what you like, Gary V is very polarizing, but Gary vs.

JOHN:

Gary V Yeah.

JOHN:

He's hilarious in a lot of ways, but whatever your thoughts are, There was

JOHN:

something that always stuck with me and he said if you are not trying to put yourself

JOHN:

out of business, Somebody else will.

JOHN:

Wow.

JOHN:

And now I was sitting there, your writer downer, isn't it?

JOHN:

I was working, at Adventure for probably two years at that point.

JOHN:

And I thought that we were this, innovative, scrappy, we're gonna

JOHN:

take the business from someone else.

JOHN:

And like, on our drive home from Boston, at the end of the week, I

JOHN:

was like, thinking about that and me like, you know what, maybe what

JOHN:

I'm doing isn't gonna last forever.

JOHN:

And maybe I should start thinking about putting myself out of business.

JOHN:

So like, if you think about.

JOHN:

Yes, that media buyer that I was in 2016 doesn't exist.

JOHN:

There's no role for that person, but thankfully I replaced that person

JOHN:

so I was the beneficiary of it.

JOHN:

working in marketing or anything related to technology, it's exhausting

JOHN:

and like it's daunting to think about like I'm still a relatively young

JOHN:

guy, like the future of my career.

JOHN:

Is going to have to include multiple reinventions.

JOHN:

That's every two years, right?

JOHN:

All of that.

JOHN:

The thought of that is terrifying cuz it's exhausting to just constantly new stuff.

JOHN:

you know, if you want to just be like a.

JOHN:

I don't know.

JOHN:

there's a lot of industries out there that don't change very much.

JOHN:

And that sounds pretty enticing.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

I wanna be a stone mason at this point.

JOHN:

Like, I just want to go cuz that, you know, that's 2000

JOHN:

years of longevity there.

JOHN:

Nothing's changed.

JOHN:

Same tools, right?

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

But wanna exist in this industry, you have to continue to iterate and you have

JOHN:

to have the energy and the perseverance to be able to do that again and again.

JOHN:

How do you know the difference though, between shiny object and evolution?

JOHN:

Because I've been caught on the wrong side of both, speaking to Gary v I

JOHN:

remember when Gary V came to Icon and started talking about Snapchat.

JOHN:

And he was so convincing about this is the thing this is, is gonna destroy Facebook.

JOHN:

It's the next social.

JOHN:

If you are not Snapchatting, it's over for you.

JOHN:

and I'm, pulling up and I look old and I'm like, trying to

JOHN:

figure out this freaking thing.

JOHN:

And now it's massively irrelevant, but I spent so much time trying to crack the

JOHN:

code on this thing that was worthless.

JOHN:

And then things like, the AI mark on that I just didn't pay attention to

JOHN:

until very close to my own detriment you know, shiny object and evolution,

JOHN:

How do you distill between those two?

JOHN:

There's like no right answer.

JOHN:

I think that all of us are gonna continue to be wrong,

JOHN:

and you just have to be right.

JOHN:

Sometimes I think that like, stepping back and thinking about

JOHN:

why those sorts of things catch on.

JOHN:

So if you wanna talk about like, okay, where are things going and where are

JOHN:

we at and how to be mindful of that.

JOHN:

like these like cyclical things, like we could sit here and talk about inflation

JOHN:

or election cycles and like, I think that sort of like what's happening right now

JOHN:

or today, that's I think where you get caught up in the shiny object stuff or

JOHN:

it's like all these people are flooding to this platform and it's like, all right,

JOHN:

like, let me watch this for a little bit.

JOHN:

And there's implications, right?

JOHN:

So like if you wanna talk about like what's happening in the world

JOHN:

right now, what are the changes.

JOHN:

Okay.

JOHN:

Like what are the larger macro trends?

JOHN:

that I'm aware of is okay, well the VC money is dried up compared to

JOHN:

where it was three, four years ago.

JOHN:

And I think there's implications for what that means for clients and

JOHN:

expectations and certain types of players that dominate, ad auctions, whatever.

JOHN:

And there's a lot more money on points.

JOHN:

So that means like less ingenuity and more tread and true, right?

JOHN:

Like when money goes safe, the market shifts to.

JOHN:

Commoditized, but consistent.

JOHN:

Yes.

JOHN:

Monetization.

JOHN:

That's fricking brilliant, brilliant point.

JOHN:

What we've seen is there's a big push now toward private equity, and we now

JOHN:

have a couple of clients that they're large private equity firms that buy up a

JOHN:

lot of cash, rich, small local services.

JOHN:

Things like plumbers, hvac, tire repair stores, things like that.

JOHN:

Tried in true methodologies.

JOHN:

they're looking to us saying, Okay, we need a playbook for how to roll.

JOHN:

Relatively small budgets across a, a spectrum of 300 brands and

JOHN:

all these different markets, and how do we do that consistently?

JOHN:

And that's very different a VC backed client that's trying to acquire

JOHN:

customers at some sort of arbitrary C number that like one of their

JOHN:

board members decided, they came up within a weird Excel document.

JOHN:

. And like we still have those clients.

JOHN:

We still have plenty of those clients.

JOHN:

But I think you just kind of see these things shift.

JOHN:

But anyway, that is shiny object stuff.

JOHN:

Like if I was to say like, Oh well we're all in on private equity and

JOHN:

we're out on everything else, I think that would be shiny object.

JOHN:

That would be a.

JOHN:

The real thing here in terms of like looking at the trends of the future

JOHN:

is really paying attention to what's happening with technology because

JOHN:

technology does not go backwards.

JOHN:

It only goes forward, and that is why I was like, so.

JOHN:

Willing to buy into the automation piece.

JOHN:

Years ago when everyone, and I too, I also was drag kicking and

JOHN:

screaming cuz like it failed for me.

JOHN:

And I was worried about my job and worried about the value that I would have if all

JOHN:

of my campaigns are running on automation.

JOHN:

But then you kind of wake up with names and be like, all right,

JOHN:

like this isn't going the away.

JOHN:

So like, maybe it's good, maybe it's different.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

What happens if I lean into it?

JOHN:

I dunno, I think what's happening with AI right now is so fascinating.

JOHN:

Like, I'm more excited over the last couple months about the state of AI than

JOHN:

I have been in a couple of years now.

JOHN:

and the thing about ai, by the way, is that we kind of use it as this

JOHN:

term is like it's in the future, but like by the time it becomes something

JOHN:

practical, we don't call it that.

JOHN:

it's like, oh man, could you imagine AI bot that just like organizes all the

JOHN:

information on the internet and then like you do a search and it gives it to you.

JOHN:

Like that's Google search.

JOHN:

Or like it's Spotify's Discover weekly engine or it's auto applied

JOHN:

recommendations and Google.

JOHN:

we never call it ai, it's just something that's fed to us.

JOHN:

But dude, hold on.

JOHN:

You just gotta pause right there, Patrick.

JOHN:

Cuz that was fucking genius and I actually try not to curse on this channel.

JOHN:

. No, what a brilliant point.

JOHN:

There's a funnel.

JOHN:

To all things AI and while it can't be understood, it's opaque or it's

JOHN:

ill defined, we refer to it as ai.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

And as soon as we integrate it, we actually remove the AI label.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

And that's the event horizon.

JOHN:

That's how you know something is, tangible.

JOHN:

Like we've got the controls and we understand it because we no

JOHN:

longer call it, even though it is, we no longer call it ai.

JOHN:

There's a lot of things like that.

JOHN:

One spent time thinking about that, but that is really worth meditating on.

JOHN:

This is not a glitch.

JOHN:

I'm interrupting because I need to remind you that I'm always

JOHN:

looking for people to join our team.

JOHN:

So if you're passionate about Google Ads and you wanna work with the best

JOHN:

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I think Metaverse is the same idea.

JOHN:

Like I think all of us in a way, like right now, you and I are in a

JOHN:

metaverse, we're on Zoom right now.

JOHN:

is this super different from like what people are thinking about as the future?

JOHN:

Like it doesn't have to be fully fledged VR headset, like this is still.

JOHN:

But the second, it's, Oh, that's just Zoom.

JOHN:

Do you have a podcast?

JOHN:

Not well.

JOHN:

Yes, we do.

JOHN:

How to hide a dead body.

JOHN:

But Isaac and I have not recorded in a while.

JOHN:

Dude, I would listen to you every day.

JOHN:

Like you just said, so many things that I'm a fanboy.

JOHN:

We haven't recorded.

JOHN:

It's been probably a year.

JOHN:

Oh, you're killing me.

JOHN:

Well, I'll link to that in the description of the show notes too.

JOHN:

check out the archives of that.

JOHN:

There's some good stuff in there.

JOHN:

Oh, I bet they're, Yeah.

JOHN:

That's really cool.

JOHN:

Most of our listeners are either small businesses trying to run

JOHN:

Google as themselves or agencies.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

I wanna talk to the small businesses first.

JOHN:

Here's my fear for them, and this is what I've seen, and you tell me if I'm wrong.

JOHN:

PAX rolls out.

JOHN:

The BEIT is 2019, but really the rollout's November, 2021 and as soon as it rolls

JOHN:

out, we used to be able to take clients that had 3, 4, 5 grand a month spend.

JOHN:

That was a healthy spend.

JOHN:

I can't take a client now that's sub, and if they're sub 10, we call 'em our

JOHN:

incubator program and then at shoestring and it's dangerous and it may not work.

JOHN:

I feel like AI works really well if you've got a healthy budget, but the entire SMB

JOHN:

world, and we'll see what happens with Pmax now that took over local, putting

JOHN:

that on a shelf for a moment though.

JOHN:

If you got a small budget, I feel like ai, programmatic machine

JOHN:

learning, whatever you can't play.

JOHN:

possibly.

JOHN:

So I, think first of all, to unpack that question or that point, really, there's

JOHN:

like a fundamental assumption in that statement that says like, if you have a

JOHN:

smaller budget, you're at a disadvantage.

JOHN:

and I would agree with that.

JOHN:

any advertiser that has a smaller budget than the next player is at a disadvantage.

JOHN:

and as much as we wanna tell us, like, Oh, it's a level playing field, shout

JOHN:

out Fred's book that's right behind me.

JOHN:

Google adss is a place where everyone can bid on the same keyword.

JOHN:

Like it's not because like, here's a Texas Instruments calculator.

JOHN:

if I was a D to C brand that just, know, invented a new calculator and I bid on

JOHN:

the, keyword like financial calculator and the cost per click is whatever

JOHN:

it is, Texas Instruments can afford to pay more per click because people

JOHN:

are familiar with that brand, right?

JOHN:

And expected conversion rate on that click.

JOHN:

Even if I had the greatest landing page in the.

JOHN:

It's gonna be higher for them because they've done the

JOHN:

branding, they have the impact.

JOHN:

So like it's not a level playing field.

JOHN:

a lot of performance marketers like myself, historically have always

JOHN:

thrown shade on the concept of brand awareness and brand equity.

JOHN:

But it freaking matters, man, because that's why you're a

JOHN:

small business, you can't compete now or okay, you can't compete.

JOHN:

Can't.

JOHN:

Well, and that's why Ty Lopez and those guys are running around

JOHN:

buying all those defunct brands.

JOHN:

Do you see what they did?

JOHN:

They bought Radio Shack.

JOHN:

They threw a bunch of like bullshit drop ship electronics

JOHN:

under the Radio Shack umbrella.

JOHN:

And dude, they flew off the shelf.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

It was the same stuff.

JOHN:

You'd never be able to drop ship otherwise, but if you put a Radio Shack

JOHN:

logo on it, they're like crushing life.

JOHN:

Absolutely.

JOHN:

And like so, That methodology, I think like if I put myself when I'm,

JOHN:

pitching small businesses and like, let's say it was five grand, right?

JOHN:

Because that number's always kind of been, we're gonna pick a number and it's gonna

JOHN:

differ because if you're drop shipping like goofy t-shirts with like pop culture

JOHN:

references on it, and it's like, all right, cool, like five grand is probably

JOHN:

plenty for you to get started on, like Facebook ads or Google Ads, whatever.

JOHN:

But if you're like, if you have a SAS product, like get outta get outta here.

JOHN:

Like if you don't have a hundred.

JOHN:

it's not worth a penny, right?

JOHN:

put a hundred grand in or it's not worth a penny.

JOHN:

that number I think has always been a little bit arbitrary.

JOHN:

And I think it's always just been about like, what do we think that like

JOHN:

agencies can get away with pitching so that we can set expectations.

JOHN:

Cause all of us kind of know that you're at a disadvantage or the smaller budget.

JOHN:

So I need to be able to go to the client and convince them that it's not worth

JOHN:

your time you throw out a number and it's like, I hope they don't, shock.

JOHN:

we've increased that number like years ago maybe it was a thousand bucks.

JOHN:

Maybe it was 2000 bucks.

JOHN:

Now what show's minimum right now?

JOHN:

I don't know.

JOHN:

it depends on the brand.

JOHN:

It depends on the product, you know what I mean?

JOHN:

I think it's really hard to work with someone below 10 grand But there's

JOHN:

other pieces of that because like the kind of service that we wanna provide

JOHN:

is, We wanna be able to do really cool reporting and all these other

JOHN:

things that kind of come with costs.

JOHN:

so whatever that number is to really answer your question, like, it's probably

JOHN:

double what it was two years ago, right?

JOHN:

Like if it was like, Hey, listen, baseline entry Google Ads was five grand in 2020.

JOHN:

It's probably 10 grand now.

JOHN:

Like, that's just the reality of it because like, it's hard.

JOHN:

You need to be able to put, because at the end of the day,

JOHN:

advertising is a numbers game good.

JOHN:

Traffic is expensive.

JOHN:

It always has been.

JOHN:

And in any business, you can't afford to just be like, Ah, I'm gonna like test

JOHN:

this channel and get 10 clicks a day.

JOHN:

and maybe I'll convert one person every other day.

JOHN:

Like, you have to like really think about what is a realistic

JOHN:

conversion rate that I can get on my.

JOHN:

good brands, like the best e-commerce brands in the world have like a

JOHN:

one to 2% conversion rate, if that.

JOHN:

So it's.

JOHN:

Okay, so you're getting 80 clicks a day from your Google ad campaigns, so you're

JOHN:

gonna convert less than a person day.

JOHN:

Like the math just doesn't check out.

JOHN:

So now if it's like, Okay, well I wanna be able to feed good data

JOHN:

into a system to be able to leverage target, return on ad spend bidding,

JOHN:

or to leverage maximized conversion value and performance max campaign,

JOHN:

like the math just doesn't check out.

JOHN:

That's no fault of the automation, That's no fault of Google's machine learning.

JOHN:

That's the fault of just like not having the budget to quantify.

JOHN:

Data.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

You didn't feed it enough.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

Yeah, that's well said.

JOHN:

it worries me because I feel like we're putting ourselves in a position

JOHN:

where there was an organic ecosystem within which an entrepreneur really

JOHN:

could bootstrap themselves, and now it feels like it's not insurmountable.

JOHN:

10 grand a month.

JOHN:

Forgive me for saying this, For anybody listening to this who's

JOHN:

like, you know, screw you, dude.

JOHN:

I'm, driving an Uber, working nights and weekends trying to pull myself up.

JOHN:

I know 10 grand a month is a lot of.

JOHN:

But it's accessible.

JOHN:

Like we can go get it if you believe in a product or service,

JOHN:

but it's getting very close to inaccessible, you know what I mean?

JOHN:

Like 10.

JOHN:

I'm like, All right, somebody could be but 15.

JOHN:

and then you put yourself in a position where the visibility has

JOHN:

gotten so expensive that do you go?

JOHN:

What do you do?

JOHN:

So I think what I've been guilty of in the past and what I think.

JOHN:

I think we're all guilty of the Maslow's Hammer effect, which is like

JOHN:

when all you're holding is a hammer, everything starts to look like a nap.

JOHN:

It was a nail.

JOHN:

Yeah, and like I believe that for a very long time that like any business

JOHN:

can run Google Ads profitably.

JOHN:

Any business, you sell online, you should be running Google ads, you should

JOHN:

be running Facebook ads, whatever.

JOHN:

Like, probably not.

JOHN:

that's not an always, always situation.

JOHN:

And I think that's a good point, dude.

JOHN:

They can go elsewhere, right?

JOHN:

It's like, get organic, provide value, Start a YouTube channel, do a podcast.

JOHN:

it's unreal how much visibility we get from our organic action.

JOHN:

it's tedious, but it's free.

JOHN:

Our company doesn't do any Google ads.

JOHN:

like, that's awesome because I don't know.

JOHN:

You need to do you.

JOHN:

We, we spend a significant amount in Google.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

Actually, you know what's funny?

JOHN:

It's not Google search, it's all YouTube.

JOHN:

We spend like 75 grand a month on YouTube.

JOHN:

Exactly.

JOHN:

and that goes back to my original point, like, you can afford to spend,

JOHN:

because look, I've seen what cost per click is for like, PPC agency.

JOHN:

Oh, we can't do search.

JOHN:

It's just Yeah, Right.

JOHN:

Every idiot on the planet just goes out there and maximizes conversions.

JOHN:

It doesn't make any sense.

JOHN:

but that's the thing though, is like you might be able to, and you

JOHN:

might be able to profitably do.

JOHN:

Because you have this YouTube channel because you spend money everywhere else.

JOHN:

So it's like all those other things where it's like, Oh, I've seen that guy.

JOHN:

Oh, that's the guy with the long hair.

JOHN:

I've seen his performance Max thing subtly.

JOHN:

Now it's like, okay, so lake.com and then like a bunch, three other

JOHN:

agencies that's people in their mom's basement that are overpaying for clicks

JOHN:

and like the likelihood of somebody clicking on your ad is incrementally.

JOHN:

And the likelihood of them reaching out to you and and asking for an

JOHN:

audit is incrementally higher.

JOHN:

And it's not like binary.

JOHN:

It's not yes or no.

JOHN:

we're talking about like expected clickthrough rate

JOHN:

and expect conversion rate.

JOHN:

And because you've done the work to help build a presence and a halo

JOHN:

effect before that person gets to Google and search for PPC agency.

JOHN:

Now you can afford to do that.

JOHN:

maybe not.

JOHN:

Cuz it's still freaking expensive.

JOHN:

It's still, You know what's funny about that though?

JOHN:

there's something to be said for being visually identifiable.

JOHN:

Tom Breeze, YouTube, gu.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

Yeah, I've seen his stuff.

JOHN:

Super smart guy.

JOHN:

Tom did an audit on my YouTube account.

JOHN:

And one of the things that we identified in that audit is when my

JOHN:

hair is down, my watch rate is higher.

JOHN:

I think it's just because people are like, Oh yeah, I know that guy.

JOHN:

And when my hair is up, I look like maybe just every other dude.

JOHN:

But I've seen like Rand Fishkin, he looks like a pirate and you

JOHN:

know, Rand and you know Asez, Ezra Firestone, you know Isaac Rodinsky?

JOHN:

You know Isaac?

JOHN:

He's always got Beanie on.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

So he puts himself in a position to.

JOHN:

Like you said, I used to be so dismissive of brand too, but now I get it, man.

JOHN:

Like it's really important.

JOHN:

Have you ever seen Scott Galloway stuff?

JOHN:

Oh yeah.

JOHN:

So Scott Galloway, nyu, Google is God.

JOHN:

What's that?

JOHN:

Google is God.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

Very talk about somebody that has no filter on his political views

JOHN:

and how he feels about large brands.

JOHN:

but he is very transparent.

JOHN:

I mean, he's got some really good career advice if you kind

JOHN:

of dig through everything else.

JOHN:

And he says like, the best thing you could do is have a

JOHN:

visual aesthetic to your brand.

JOHN:

and he had said like he was losing his hair at some point

JOHN:

and he just like shaved his head.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

He's like, I'm gonna be the bald guy with the big glasses that's yelling

JOHN:

about how bad Facebook is for the world.

JOHN:

And that sticks I have.

JOHN:

Yeah, it really does.

JOHN:

Figure out what that's gonna be for me.

JOHN:

But we'll get.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

I don't know man.

JOHN:

The world is your oyster right now as far as, I'm gonna pivot

JOHN:

on you real quick cause wanna make sure I don't pass this up.

JOHN:

And there was a opportunity to pursue it previous and I'm just

JOHN:

a horrible interviewer, as you can tell, cause I get so excited.

JOHN:

Attribution.

JOHN:

I think it's a trillion dollar problem.

JOHN:

I think whoever cracks the code on attribution is gonna like own the media

JOHN:

space right now, as far as I'm concerned.

JOHN:

I'd love if you have a solution, cause I don't think, you know, high rows, wicked

JOHN:

reports triple A, I don't think any of those work at least not well enough to

JOHN:

rely on as a single source of truth.

JOHN:

What are you all doing for attribution and what do you see coming on the

JOHN:

pipe that could either help or hurt?

JOHN:

I don't think there's ever gonna be an actual solution.

JOHN:

I think that hopefully we'll all get more mature at how we talk about it.

JOHN:

I think that one of the big things that we need to do as an industry

JOHN:

is change the way that we measure goals and how we set goals.

JOHN:

Because like being held to the return on ad spend column, I think is.

JOHN:

Ridiculous because it's, a proxy for profit.

JOHN:

It doesn't actually show profit.

JOHN:

And they're write downer, Hold on.

JOHN:

The Roaz column is a proxy for profit.

JOHN:

and like this sounds, my God, it's like Monday morning quarterback.

JOHN:

Like, it sounds so simple, but like what is the percentage of clients

JOHN:

that I've worked on over the years that like, I actually don't know

JOHN:

how profit is calculated in the.

JOHN:

because people tell you all the time like, Oh, we have 35% margins, or like whatever

JOHN:

it like, That's not what I'm saying.

JOHN:

I'm saying like, show me the books What goes into putting money in your

JOHN:

bank account when you close at the end of the day, Show me that and then

JOHN:

I'll work backwards and show you 15 different scenarios how we can make

JOHN:

that number larger and it might come.

JOHN:

one times return on ad spend.

JOHN:

It might come at a 10 times return on ad spend.

JOHN:

And there's all these different ways to do it.

JOHN:

And I'll tell you, my biggest client right now, the one that I spend more

JOHN:

time on than any other client, any larger business that you work with, there's more

JOHN:

and more attribution problems, right?

JOHN:

The small company, the easier it is.

JOHN:

Like, ah, I spent 10 grand in Google and I got all this business and I'm not doing

JOHN:

any other marketing's never heard of me.

JOHN:

But if you're working with a larger brand, it's more complicated.

JOHN:

And the data that this brand in particular has is not only completely

JOHN:

disjointed, but there's certain.

JOHN:

Compliance issues with the industry they're in that

JOHN:

like you just can't get it.

JOHN:

So what we do is we create models that we know are extremely flawed and

JOHN:

extremely imperfect, but they're good enough to help us steer marketing

JOHN:

decisions in the right area.

JOHN:

Like for example, we know we do a bunch of Yelp advertising for this client.

JOHN:

We know that Yelp is driving a ton of their business even though

JOHN:

the model that we're using is not giving it nearly enough.

JOHN:

, but it doesn't mean that we're spending any less.

JOHN:

Mm-hmm.

JOHN:

, like we're still driving at home.

JOHN:

Cause at the end of the day, and this is really the part of the attribution

JOHN:

problem, like there's still rationale and gut instinct and it's like, listen,

JOHN:

like I'm not seeing the data being reported in my Facebook campaigns, but

JOHN:

I know that those Facebook remarketing ads are helping drive conversions.

JOHN:

Like it's not there.

JOHN:

And it's not saying it's profitable, but I know that if I turn 'em

JOHN:

off, my actual sales are gonna.

JOHN:

There's a lot of intuition that's gonna have to come, even if we have the

JOHN:

world's greatest attribution solution.

JOHN:

At a practical level, what we are doing in a lot of cases, developing our

JOHN:

own data driven attribution solution.

JOHN:

Oh, good for you guys.

JOHN:

Are you gonna turn that into a SaaS product or keep it proprietary?

JOHN:

God, I would.

JOHN:

I mean, I would love to.

JOHN:

So this is the crazy thing about data driven attribution.

JOHN:

It's just a math equation.

JOHN:

it's not proprie.

JOHN:

Because if you actually look up where this concept came from it's,

JOHN:

oh my gosh, I should call the comment in here to actually describe

JOHN:

this cuz she'll go crazy on it.

JOHN:

first of all, we have a blog post on our website that talks about

JOHN:

it like that just outlines how we did it for a different client.

JOHN:

But it's based off of this model from game theory that is based on three

JOHN:

different principles of like how you assign credit for a decision or an action.

JOHN:

And it's basically as if it's like the laws of physics it's really

JOHN:

a measure of incrementality for different interactions that you have.

JOHN:

And if you can just build this math problem and then say, Okay, well this

JOHN:

person viewed a Facebook ad, but then they clicked on a Google ad and then

JOHN:

they clicked on a second Google ad, and there's, actually an equation that you

JOHN:

could just say, Okay, well therefore we're gonna split it up in this way.

JOHN:

Like Google's data driven attribution.

JOHN:

Is not a black box.

JOHN:

Like a lot of people are like hesitant to adopt DDA cause they think Google's gonna

JOHN:

gain the system to like spit out numbers that are convince you to spend more money.

JOHN:

That's complete bullshit.

JOHN:

DDA is literally a very open and close.

JOHN:

Like just look at the numbers of how they, write it.

JOHN:

It's no different from how position based is 40, 40.

JOHN:

it's more complicated and most people like me that aren't mathematicians

JOHN:

don't really understand it.

JOHN:

So that's essentially what you can do is if you can get that data and say, Okay,

JOHN:

well we're gonna use a solution like CM 360, or we're gonna use view through data.

JOHN:

Or we're gonna use, I think GA four actually has a lot

JOHN:

of these solutions built in.

JOHN:

And then we're gonna pull all this into a Excel.

JOHN:

We're gonna make our own data driven attribution model and assign credit

JOHN:

accordingly, and then do a gut check and say, Does this logically make sense?

JOHN:

And therefore that's how we're gonna distribute our budget.

JOHN:

That's essentially what we've been doing, and I think it's been working really well.

JOHN:

That's really brilliant.

JOHN:

Where we struggle is, first party data is accessible to

JOHN:

you so you can get most click.

JOHN:

It's all view.

JOHN:

the entire top of the funnel, top middle of the funnel is basically effectively

JOHN:

entirely opaque, especially after iOS 14, but not just because of iOS 14.

JOHN:

You're seeing like, yeah, there's a whole bunch of things that

JOHN:

reasons that you lose that data.

JOHN:

But I love what you said about making multi variant and what the other thing

JOHN:

that you also did too is you just gave the whole media buyers that we put out of.

JOHN:

20 minutes ago you gave 'em a new job.

JOHN:

They have a whole new job.

JOHN:

Like Yeah.

JOHN:

Parsing this stuff is like so important and so valuable because, well, first of

JOHN:

all, you want to talk about proxies again, some people have really made up their mind

JOHN:

on the value of view through, just, it's so asinine to me because they're like, Oh,

JOHN:

well they didn't click on that Facebook.

JOHN:

It's like, oh, you impressions Google's on a 500 touchpoint paradigm.

JOHN:

You know what I mean?

JOHN:

You have to get to 500.

JOHN:

When was the last time you clicked on an advertisement?

JOHN:

Facebook, Google, Otherwise, I don't care.

JOHN:

but the reality of it is we're using clicks as our proxy for

JOHN:

engagement or interaction or interest or whatever you wanna call.

JOHN:

But like, that doesn't mean anything cuz then you also can make the same argument

JOHN:

about accidental clicks and my kids watching YouTube on my iPad and all this

JOHN:

other stuff that like, it's all nonsense.

JOHN:

So the real conversation here is like, okay, listen, we know that if somebody

JOHN:

viewed an ad, like it, like a view is still not as valuable as a click.

JOHN:

Like I'll agree with that a hundred.

JOHN:

But it's not completely not valuable.

JOHN:

Not worthless.

JOHN:

Right?

JOHN:

Not worthless.

JOHN:

It's worth greater than zero.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

So can we come up with a, a best guess about that overall value?

JOHN:

And it'll change depending on where it is in the ecosystem.

JOHN:

If it's your first touch, it's probably a lot more valuable than your last touch.

JOHN:

And it changes depending on the quantity of interactions.

JOHN:

If you've had two interactions and one was a click on a Google ad, and then

JOHN:

the second was a view on a Facebook ad and then they converted, you could

JOHN:

argue that that probably had a lot more value than if it had 35 interactions.

JOHN:

And the last one was a view on a Facebook ad.

JOHN:

Mm-hmm.

JOHN:

. The incrementality there is probably much less, and with a

JOHN:

little bit of like weekend math.

JOHN:

You can actually prove that, you can measure the incrementality of

JOHN:

that 35th interaction and say you compare it to the same string.

JOHN:

This is actually how DDA works, right?

JOHN:

So we actually wanna talk technical for a second.

JOHN:

The way do you measure this is you look at all interactions.

JOHN:

Let's say it's a, it's a, it's a Google ad click and then

JOHN:

a Facebook remarketing view.

JOHN:

You look at the actual conversion.

JOHN:

Of those interactions that you've had.

JOHN:

So you have to get a lot of conversion data first, right?

JOHN:

we had a hundred people that had this path on the website, and there was,

JOHN:

we had a 10% conversion rate, so we had 10 people of that path convert.

JOHN:

But when we pull away that last interaction, And we say, How many people

JOHN:

just had that one Google ad click and never had that secondary interaction?

JOHN:

And then you say, Okay, well the conversion rate there, we

JOHN:

had a hundred people click and only eight people converted.

JOHN:

So that's an 8% conversion rate for their interaction.

JOHN:

So that delta of that well it's, not 2%.

JOHN:

it's really 20% from eight to 10% Sure.

JOHN:

So that 20%, that means that that Facebook view through conversion has a

JOHN:

20% value of the overall conversion value.

JOHN:

It gives you a 20% list.

JOHN:

That is how data driven attribution works.

JOHN:

Like that is the simplest version of it.

JOHN:

Cuz at scale it's not that simple.

JOHN:

It's people have like, I mean you've probably seen your path reports, right?

JOHN:

Well, it's multi variant too.

JOHN:

There's just, Oh, crazy.

JOHN:

So that's why it's really hard to measure this stuff, but

JOHN:

like that's just how it works.

JOHN:

And if you can do this yourself, you kind of come up with a gut feeling of

JOHN:

like, eh, maybe that's a little more valuable or a little bit less valuable.

JOHN:

Do you do private consulting, Patrick?

JOHN:

If people wanted to work with.

JOHN:

Yeah, I mean, at our company we do, like, there's people much more

JOHN:

intelligent and knowledgeable about the stuff than I do, but we have

JOHN:

almost 50% of our client base at this point is like just pure consulting.

JOHN:

We work with in-house brands, we work with.

JOHN:

a lot of people that run their ad campaigns themselves or just like,

JOHN:

Hey, I know that, my campaigns are up and running, they're profitable.

JOHN:

I just need someone to like, make sure that I'm not screwing up my

JOHN:

Performance Max implementation.

JOHN:

Can you help me not screw this up?

JOHN:

So we do a lot of consulting, dude, that's, we don't do any consulting,

JOHN:

so we should just send our consulting because we get a ton of requests for it.

JOHN:

We only do services.

JOHN:

They usually just go to you.

JOHN:

Yeah, that'd be fantastic.

JOHN:

I love the consulting work because to be able to sit and talk shop and not

JOHN:

necessarily like, be worried about.

JOHN:

okay, well now we're gonna make a decision just on our side without access

JOHN:

to all the, like, you're really making a decision together with the client.

JOHN:

Which I, really like that sort of thing cuz there's always

JOHN:

a different perspective.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

So consulting clients send them our way.

JOHN:

I love it.

JOHN:

Dude, you're easily one of the smartest people I've ever talked to.

JOHN:

This is awesome.

JOHN:

I'd love to do it again if you don't mind me exhausting your timetable.

JOHN:

I'd also love to get you on perpetual traffic.

JOHN:

I'm gonna go pitch you up to them too.

JOHN:

I love look shooting the breeze, but with brilliant people like yourself, Casa

JOHN:

is like my favorite thing in the world.

JOHN:

This is a very isolating business that we live in.

JOHN:

Is it air, the human condition with other people and gripe and talk

JOHN:

about all the different challenges it's extremely therapeutic and

JOHN:

it's my favorite thing to do.

JOHN:

Yeah, it's mine too.

JOHN:

So we've got Theola event that people have to check out for no money.

JOHN:

By the way, if I was gonna criticize one thing, I'd be like, That's only free.

JOHN:

Yeah, it's essentially free.

JOHN:

That's exactly right.

JOHN:

So if you're anywhere near New York, go in person.

JOHN:

If you're not, go get the $29 whatever pass.

JOHN:

Check out Patrick's book.

JOHN:

Link in the show notes.

JOHN:

Last words to you, sir.

JOHN:

The, the last words are never, always, never, never.

JOHN:

That's my mantra that It's just one thing that works every time.

JOHN:

Everything has a million different reasons why it might work.

JOHN:

and that's the fun of marketing is that you can do everything right and

JOHN:

something might still go wrong, and that's what keeps us coming back.

JOHN:

So never, always, never, never, never, always, never, never.

JOHN:

I love it.

JOHN:

I've got a bunch of writer downers from you.

JOHN:

Really appreciate you being on here, brother.

JOHN:

Thank you.

JOHN:

Thanks Co.

JOHN:

This is a blessed.

JOHN:

Yeah.

JOHN:

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