How We Got A 721% ROI Promoting Tripwire Offer To Facebook Fans!

10 May How We Got A 721% ROI Promoting Tripwire Offer To Facebook Fans!

If you are new to Facebook ads or haven’t had much success in generating revenue from Facebook ads, worry NOT!

In this article, I’ll not only show you how you can build your brand on Facebook and turn your Facebook fans into paying clients/customers …


But I’ll also show you how we generated a 721% ROI from a recent ad campaign targeting our Facebook fans.

But before I reveal my strategy, I want to let you know that no matter how good your marketing strategies are, if you don’t deliver world class products or services, no marketing can keep you in the game for long.

We deliver world class products, coaching and services to our clients and our definition of marketing is –> It’s a means of helping us spread the message (product/service) that we believe in which will solve people’s problem and add value to their life.

And if you too have a great product or an amazing service that can solve people’s problem, this strategy will do wonders in helping you grow your business in the short and long run.Now getting back to the actual strategy..

You see, the biggest MISTAKE most people make when they advertise on Facebook is, they directly ask for the sale when they run ads to a cold audience.

By cold audience, I mean, running ads to people who may have not heard about you or your brand.People Get on Facebook Not To Buy Products Or Services!

People Get on Facebook to check out what their friends are up to. They check Facebook for entertainment, gossip…

And when out of the blue, you land up on their newsfeed with an ad to buy your product or service, it’s like asking someone to marry you when they don’t even know you.

What do you think is the probability of them saying a yes to your proposal? Most likely zero to low, right?Instead, to get the maximum ROI from Facebook ads, you should be:


We do this by running meaningful ”Like Ad campaigns” first and building our fan base. By ”Meaningful Like Ad Campaign”, I mean, you clearly specify the benefits for someone liking your page.

For example, in the ad campaign above for my Fitness company, I clearly specify – “Like My Page to Stay Fit & Get Inspired! Get Daily Health, Fitness & Motivation Tips!”

So people clearly know what this page is all about and what they can expect from me and the page. And only if they are interested in fitness, motivation and living a healthy life will they like my page.

You see, getting people to take the simple action of liking my page is the first step. I”m not asking them to buy my products or services.

I”m not proposing marriage which is where most Digital Marketing agencies or Facebook Ads Gurus go wrong and NEVER make any ROI from Facebook ads.

They forget that at the end of the day, we are dealing with ”Human Beings” and understanding human behavior (which I’m a constantly learning about) is an important aspect of any successful ad campaign. You can’t treat human beings like an ”Algorithm”.



Also, another benefit of following this strategy is the screenshot above. I’m paying JUST Rs. 3.30 per like which is NOT bad at all to build my brand and a large fan base of people interested in Health & Fitness.

Alright, now that you know the First Step in getting a great ROI from your Facebook ads is to create a ”Meaningful Like Ad Campaign, let’s head to step 2.



While you are building your following… it’s time you simultaneously turn your followers into Raving Fans. It’s time you get them to know you, like you and trust you.

Wondering how you can do that?Well, by posting AWESOME content on your Facebook page that entertains them, solves their problem and also educates them about your brand and what your products or services can do for them.

Your content should be a mix of 70% Entertainment + Inspiration & 30% Education.


This is the perfect ratio to keep your audience engaged with you. And when I say entertainment, I don’t mean that you turn your page into a Hollywood or Bollywood gossip newsfeed.

What I mean is, you should turn yourself into a celebrity or your business into a showbiz.Wondering how? Read on….
Simple, by giving your followers a closer sneak peak into what you or your brand represents. By posting videos of you or your team doing random fun stuff.



Here is a video that I had posted on my Facebook page and it was viewed 2,249 times and counting.It was a video I shot with Sandhya at home on my phone in just 12 minutes and clearly people loved it.

So you see, you don’t need a fancy camera or a BIG budget. You just need to post stuff. The more raw your stuff, the more people like watching it.

Also, the more people watch these videos, the more they know about me and the more they trust me and thus the probability of them investing in my products or services goes up at least 10 times.

And in the middle of all the entertainment, I also post content that helps my followers, educates them and solves their problem.Here is an example:



When you post AWESOME-RELEVANT content, your fans will start trusting and liking you or your brand.

As you can see in the examples above, a mixture of Entertainment + Education is getting us a lot of engagement.

But more importantly, it’s helping us turn our fans into paying clients because they now see the value in taking up our coaching programs and they know what we stand for.

Now I know you are really interested in the part where we turn our Fans into Paying Clients and how we do that.. I’ll get to that in just a minute.

But before that.. Let me quickly recap what we have covered till now before we talk about the MOST Important step.

The first thing you would do is run a ”Meaningful Like Ad Campaign” and while you are building your audience, you would simultaneously post content that Entertains & Educates your followers and turns them into your raving fans.

If you do everything right and as per direction up to this point.. here is the final and the most important step to generating profits from Facebook ads.


First, let me explain what a TripWire Is:

A TripWire is a very low cost product or service offer that you would promote to your fans with the sole intention of turning leads (your fans) into paying clients/customers.


The price-point of a Tripwire is intentionally so low that it makes the offer absolutely irresistible.

A typical Tripwire offer would be somewhere between Rs. 9 to Rs. 299 or ($1 to $7).Now I know you must be thinking, after doing so much.. why do I still need to offer a Tripwire? Why can’t I just promote my actual product or service?

To answer that let’s go back to the whole dating analogy.There is always a progression towards marriage, right? You meet the person, you ask for a date, then you go out on a second date and maybe you start holding hands, and then the third date…

Slowly when you feel the other person trusts you enough and likes you would you propose to them, right?

And that’s exactly what we are doing here by promoting a Tripwire offer and NOT the actual product or a service.

We don’t want to screw up the relationship by jumping the gun. We are almost there and we want to build a long term relationship with the clients/customers and be happily married to the client forever.

So stick to the process and promote a Tripwire if you want this process to be a long term success.If you directly promote the actual product or service.

You may get a few sales but you will turn off a lot of your fans and they will NEVER do business with you.

Alright, so now that we are clear on what a Tripwire is and why you should be creating a Tripwire offer.. let me give you an example of a Tripwire offer that we recently promoted and how we got a ROI of 731% from it.

You see, our normal diet consultation fee is Rs. 2499 per session. And although our fans love our brand and love the awesome content we put out for them.. asking them directly to pay Rs. 2499 would be a uphill task.
Yes, they know me. They trust me.

But they are not directly consulting me. They are going to be working with my Head Nutritionist – Mahak Agarwal.

And they have never seen her consult anyone before. And most people prefer live consultation, most have never done a phone consultation before.

So you see, I had so many barriers to cross. So many objections to overcome in people’s mind… And had I put out the actual offer of Rs. 2499 consultation, I would have had very few people interested in the offer.

That’s why, we promoted this Tripwire offer.



I wanted to give the FWK fans an opportunity to try our consultation once even if it meant I don’t make any immediate profit on it.

I knew that if they try our consultation once, they will be Blown-Away and will want to continue coaching with us and wouldn”t mind paying our regular coaching fee.

Because by now they would have seen that our coaching programs are unlike anything they have seen or experienced before.

And this would only be possible if I promote Tripwire offers. Had I not done that, a lot of people may have never signed up and would have never known the value of our coaching program.

Yes, the Tripwire offers can be loss making sometimes and not worth the time. But don’t look at them in the short-term.

Think about the value that these offers bring to the table 3 and 6 months down the line. Think about how many repeat customers/clients you will have 3, 6 and 12 months – this is where the profit is in this strategy.

As you can see, we had tons of likes and comments on our Tripwire post. But more importantly we had 142 people sign up for the Rs.99 offer and we extended the offer to each one of the 142 people who signed up before we closed the offer.

So we spent Rs. 2000 on promoting this post to our Facebook fans and we made roughly Rs 14200. Now that’s a great ROI here itself, right?

Wrong! we still haven’t deducted the cost for like ads and the time and salary paid to my team to serve all the clients at Rs. 99 plus the transaction and admin fees.

This is NOT where the profit is.. the profit is at the back-end.

So far out of the 142 people, 8 have signed up for our 6 months of coaching program bringing us over 95K in revenue and we expect another 40 people to sign up in the next 2 weeks.This is where the profit is made. In the back-end.

Over a period of time, in the long run. And I know the ROI from just promoting the Tripwire is 731%. But it would eventually be way over 731% in the next 3 months.

This is the power of our Facebook ad strategy.So always advertise Tripwires to your Facebook fans. Turn your fans into paying customers and once that happens, you can then always pitch them your main product/service.

Now the likelihood of them buying your main products/service is 1000 times higher since they already have made a purchase from you. So they know the value you or your products can provide.


Don’t make your Tripwire offers predictable. Always keep your offers unpredictable. If your fans know that you would be posting the same offer each month, they won’t be compelled to invest in your Tripwires.Keep your offers random and exclusive.

I hope you implement my 3 Step Strategy to Generate Maximum ROI From Your Facebook page.

It’s a strategy to: “Create Brand Awareness, Grow Your Following & Fan Base, Turn Your Followers Into Raving Fans and Turn Your Fans Into Customers.” 

For this strategy to deliver amazing results, make sure you implement it at least for 3 months.Let me know in the comments below if you have any questions. Would love to know how this strategy helps you grow your brand and business.

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Karan Dharamsi

Karan Dharamsi is the CEO of The Marketing Nerdz and several other companies. He is also the highest-paid Direct-Response Copywriter in India. From making Rs 6000 per month in salary as a Personal Trainer to becoming a Self-Made Millionaire and running multiple successful companies... he did it all thanks to his Copywriting and Digital Marketing skills. At the moment, Karan is busy working on the launch of his new business magazine - TMN Prime.
Karan Dharamsi

Karan Dharamsi is the CEO of The Marketing Nerdz and several other companies. He is also the highest-paid Direct-Response Copywriter in India. From making Rs 6000 per month in salary as a Personal Trainer to becoming a Self-Made Millionaire and running multiple successful companies... he did it all thanks to his Copywriting and Digital Marketing skills. At the moment, Karan is busy working on the launch of his new business magazine - TMN Prime.

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