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  • Will Staber

Don't Let TikTok Ads Pass You By

Updated: Mar 27, 2023

Let's talk TikTok ads. More specifically why they're genuinely changing the game for digital marketing.

For those of you who have been living in the dark ages, allow me to get you up to speed. TikTok is a social media platform that allows users to create and share short-form videos with their followers. It has exploded in popularity over the past few years, with over 1 billion active users worldwide.

That's a fair few eyeballs.

TikTok Search Bar

So, why are TikTok ads so game-changing?

For starters, they're incredibly effective at targeting younger demographics. As we all know, Gen Z and Millennials are the future of consumerism, and they're notoriously hard to reach through traditional advertising methods. But with TikTok, you have access to a captive audience of young, engaged users who are actively seeking out content to consume.

But it's not just about targeting the right audience. TikTok ads are also incredibly engaging and immersive. They blend seamlessly into the user's feed, and often feel like just another piece of content. This means that users are more likely to engage with your ad and take action, whether that's visiting your website, downloading your app, or making a purchase.

And let's not forget about the power of virality. TikTok is all about trends and memes, and if you can create an ad that resonates with users and taps into a larger cultural conversation, you have the potential to go viral and reach millions of people overnight.

Of course, like any advertising platform, TikTok ads aren't a silver bullet. They require careful planning, creative execution, and ongoing optimization to get the best results. But when done right, they can be an incredibly powerful tool for brands looking to reach younger audiences and drive meaningful results.

TikTok in App Store

TikTok is also a much newer platform. Subsequently, trends are showing us that users are much more trusting and inclined towards taking action upon advertising than they are on other platforms such as Facebook and Instagram.

Much of this can be pinned down to what TikTok's angle is, as a platform that champions authenticity and short form content, to now have an overlap of mainstream advertising creates some serious potential for digital marketers to jump in at what seems to be a very early stage of the game.

At Grab Social, we're excited to be at the forefront of this new wave of digital marketing. We've seen firsthand how TikTok ads can drive real business results for our clients, and we're excited to help more brands tap into this powerful platform.

Shoot us an email at or schedule a call through our website to learn more about different content types and how we can help your business elevate itself in the digital space.

Will Staber

Digital Marketing Strategist


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