How to provide Partner Access to your Facebook Ads Account

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So we can assist you in running your Facebook ads, we need “advertiser” access to two areas:

  1. Your Facebook Page
  2. Your Facebook Ads account (this is where your ad’s payment method is setup)

Here’s how to provide “Partner Access” to your Facebook Ads Account – assuming you have a Business account already setup.

  1. Go to
  2. If you’re asked to click on a Business profile, click the appropriate on.
  3. Click on the Business Settings button
    Facebook Business Manager Setting
  4. Click on the “Ad Accounts” menu item on the left
    Assign Partner
  5. Select your add account. If it’s not there, you will need to add it (see the blue “Add” button). If you’ve done a paid ad campaign before you will have an account somewhere. Your ad account number will on any invoice Facebook has sent you for previous ads.
  6. Click “Assign Partner”
  7. Click on the link that says “Connect your ad account using your partner’s business ID instead.”
    Business ID Settings
  8. From the Role drop-down, select “Ad Account Advertiser”
    Ad Plankton Parnter ID
  9. Enter in our Business ID: 1011796842186827 and click “Connect”

Phew! I know it’s a lot of hoops to jump through, so if you do have any problems we can do a Google Hangout and guide you through it.

How to Give Plankton Digital Access to your Google Analytics

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If you need help you with your online marketing project, the best to start is with a review of your Google Analytics. If we’ve asked you to add us, here’s how:

  1. Login to your Google Analytics account
  2. Click on Admin then User Management, making sure you have the correct Account and Property selected.
    Google Analytics User Access
  3. Add my Gmail Account, into the “Add permissions for” field, then select the Edit option. Click Add and you’re done.
    Add my email address to Analytics
Where to download leads form Facebook

Where to find Leads from your Facebook Lead Generation Campaign

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Running Facebook Lead Generation ads and wondering where all those juicy sales leads go? Here’s where you can find them.

To download the leads from your lead gen campaign do the following.

Where to find Facebook Leads from your Lead Generation campaigns.

  1. From your Facebook Page, go to Publishing Tools;
  2. Click on Forms Library;
  3. Then Download the CSV (spreadsheet) file.

At the time of posting, Facebook doesn’t send you a notification when someone submits a lead, so it’s worthwhile bookmarking this page trying to make sure you visit it daily.

how do facebook ads work

How do Facebook Ads Work?

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For those of you who have been hiding under a rock for the last ohh…. 5 years, Facebook is a social media platform that is currently used by over a billion people all across the globe. It is estimated that roughly 170 million Americans use the site every month, along with 35 million from the UK, 22 million Canadians, and 13 million Australians. This means that if you are marketing in one of these countries, you are using a medium that gives you access to a large section of the population.

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Facebook Business Manager Access

Step by Step Guide to Setting Up Facebook Business Manager & Sharing Access

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So you’d like an agency or a trusted pay per click professional to take a look at your Facebook ads campaigns and help you improve your results? You’re going to need to setup a Facebook Business Manager account then provide access to your Facebook Ads consultant.

Facebook’s new Business Manager is great for businesses wanting to manage multiple Pages and give other’s access to manage aspects of these pages. It’s a slightly different interface to the normal one you’re used to and provides a range of tools for managing access to various aspects of your Page and Ads Account.

However, it’s not so straight forward to setup.

Grab a strong cup of your favourite warm beverage and dive in…

  1. If you haven’t already done so Setup Facebook Business Manager.
  2. Add Your Facebook Ads Account to Facebook Business Manager
  3. Give you Agency Access to you PAGE
  4. Give you Agency to your Ads Account

If you can follow this rabbit warren, your Facebook Ads dude or dudett won’t have to resort to other methods such as asking you for your personal Facebook login, or scheduling in a remote desktop session.

If you are one of our clients and it proves to be too overwhelming (can’t blame you if it does – writing this guide gave me a headache) we’ll organise a remote desktop session and do it for you.


How to Give an Agency Access to Your Facebook Ads Account

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So you’ve setup your Business Manager account and added an Ads Account. Now, so we (or another digital agency) can manage your Facebook ads campaigns, you’ll need to give them access to your Ad Account so they can spend your hard earned cash.

To give your agency access to your Facebook Ads Account, do the following:

  1. Go to the Ad Account tab in Business Manager
    Assign Facebook Ads Partner
  2. Click on Assign Partner
  3. Make sure you have selected your ads account that you assigned in when you followed these instructions.
  4. Enter in the following code to give Plankton Digital access to your Facebook Ads account: 1011796842186827

How to Add Your Facebook Ads Account to Facebook Business Manager

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Once you’ve setup your Facebook Business Manager account, you will need to add either an existing ads account or setup new billing details. Attaching an ads account will ensure your payment details are assigned to the Business Manager account.

To attach an existing Facebook Ads account to your Business Manager account:

  1. Under Business Settings, find Ad Accounts.
    Add Facebook Ad Account
  2. Click the Add new Ad Account
    Add New Ad Account
  3. If you don’t already have a Facebook Ads account you will need to select a, otherwise select b.
    Create Ad Account
  4. Now you will need to find your current Facebook Ads Account ID and enter it into the box.
    claim account

How to Give an Agency Access to Your Facebook Ads Page

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The following steps will ensure that you have added yourself to your Facebook Page via Facebook Business Manager and show you how to add us, Plankton Digital, as an agency or “Partner” so we can create ads and run reports for you.

You will need to have setup a Facebook Page Manager account first.

  1. From the Facebook Page Manager interface, go to Business Settings on the left of the page and click Pages.
  2. You should already see your Page listed here if you have followed the previous steps.
    Add Agency to Page
  3. Now you will need to add Plankton Digital as a Partner so we can publish ads to your Page.
  4. Click Assign Partner and enter the following digits into the box: 1011796842186827
  5. Select Page Advertiser as the role.