Simple Facebook Messenger Campaigns that Convert with Ethan Sigmon - Rick Mulready

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Simple Facebook Messenger Campaigns that Convert with Ethan Sigmon

April 17, 2019

In this episode, you’ll hear a conversation with Ethan Sigmon, who is the founder and CEO of Opesta, a Facebook Messenger marketing automation tool. I asked Ethan to come back on the podcast to share a really cool Facebook Messenger case study of a campaign he worked on with our mutual friend, John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneurs on Fire, who also happens to be a past guest of The Art of Paid Traffic.  

Ethan reveals the strategy they used to help John become one of the top affiliates for Russell Brunson’s Expert Secrets book campaign, topping huge names like Tony Robbins in the process.  

He shares why this strategy worked so well, and how you could be doing the same thing in your business right now. If you’re a regular listener of the show you know that I’m a huge fan of marketing with Facebook Messenger, which is another reason why I wanted to bring Ethan back to talk more about it.  

Before we start the show, I’ve got something to ask. How do you listen to this podcast? Is it in the iTunes app, Stitcher, Spotify or maybe iHeart Radio? Do you listen to it at regular speed, or maybe like me you listen to your podcasts at 1.5X speed? I want to know! Take a screenshot of you tuning in to The Art of Paid Traffic, and include it on your Instagram Story, while tagging me, @RickMulready!   

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On the Show Today You’ll Learn:

  • Ethan’s motivation for doing what he does, and the “a-ha” moment when he realized they needed to go all in on Facebook Messenger 
  • How to use Facebook’s “Comment to Messenger” feature and stay within their guidelines 
  • A killer Facebook Live strategy for building your Messenger list (and other free tactics that will help do it)
  • A simple tweak Ethan used for John Lee Dumas’ campaign that shot him to the top of the affiliate leaderboard 
  • The funnel they used, including the landing page layout and copy 
  • What the “24-hour” rule is for Facebook Messenger and why you should be aware of it 
  • Why he feels the value of a Messenger subscriber is so much greater than that of an email subscriber right now 
  • What you can do today to get started with Facebook Messenger and ensure you’re not leaving money on the table with your customers 

Next week Steve Loiselle will be back on the podcast to share how he’s crushing it with Facebook Messenger! He’ll be talking about 3 specific campaigns, including one where a real estate agent sold a $600,000 house in 5 days using a Messenger campaign, the crazy results a restaurant in a small town achieved, as well as how Steve and his girlfriend are using in to market their brand new business!  

Screenshots Mentioned:

Links & Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

Expert Secrets by Russell Brunson

Episode #218: Is Facebook Messenger For You? (Your 2019 Messenger Marketing Game Plan)

Episode #219: How to Crush It With Facebook Messenger Funnels with Ethan Sigmon

Episode #220: [Case Study] How a Facebook Messenger Ad Campaign 10x’d ROI For a Snow Plowing Business

Episode #167: The Million Dollar Facebook Ads Tweak with Jarrod Bentley & Ethan Sigmon

Episode #225: How to Get Traffic & Leads With Podcast Sponsorships with John Lee Dumas

Episode #71: How to Create a 7-Figure Business Using Webinars & FB Ads with John Lee Dumas 

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