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  1. How to send test leads to my Facebook form?

How to send test leads to my Facebook form?

In the guidelines below, you’ll learn two ways which you can use to send test leads into your Facebook form and test the connection with LeadsBridge and your destination:

  1. Send a test lead using Facebook Lead Ads Testing Tool
  2. Send a test lead using your Facebook Form Permalink

Facebook Lead Ads Testing Tool

Facebook has recently provided a tool for testing your Lead Ads forms, this new tool is called Lead Ads Testing Tool and can be found over HERE.

The best way to send a test lead with this new tool is the following:

  1. Go to the Lead Ads Testing Tool (https://developers.facebook.com/tools/lead-ads-testing)
  2. Select your Page from the Page dropdown
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  3. Then, select your Form from the Form dropdown
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  4. Click on Delete lead to delete any previously created test lead
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  5. Then, click on Preview form button (do not click on Create lead button)
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  6. Fill your form with some information that you’ll be able to recognize on LeadsBridge and your destination CRM, we strongly suggest filling the form with lead information that isn’t already present in your destination CRM
  7. Click on Submit to send your test lead
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  8. Then, click on Track status at the bottom of the page for a few times until you see the status change from pending into something else
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  9. Now should be able to check if the test lead has arrived into LeadsBridge and your destination CRM

While using this tool, you should take in consideration the following:

  • When you push your personal details, it’s a common scenario that your email address is already inside the CRM database so, before sending the test lead, it can be useful to verify that the information you’re submitting isn’t already present in your destination CRM
  • Facebook only allows submitting ONE LEAD per account, this means you should Delete any previously submitted lead as explained on step 4. Notice that when you delete a lead, it will be deleted from Facebook servers, not from your CRM

Also, you can watch the short video below with the steps explained above, it could save you a lot of time:

In order to create and send a test Lead from a specific Facebook Ad Form you should follow the steps below:

Notice that using this method you’ll be able to submit only ONE LEAD from each Facebook account and, that once submitted, you won’t be able to submit anymore leads into that specific form with the same Facebook account.

  1. Go to the Ads Manager (https://www.facebook.com/ads/manager/)
  2. Click on the Ads tab
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  3. Check the box next to the ad you want to preview
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  4. Click on the Preview button
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  5. Then, click on the icon next to Ad Preview
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  6. Click on Share a Link
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  7. Then, click on the Copy button
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  8. Load the permalink inside your browser
  9. Click on the Show Ad button
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  10. The ad should appear in your Facebook feed, you might need to scroll down the feed
  11. Once you find your ad, submit a lead with some information that you’ll be able to recognize on LeadsBridge and your destination CRM, we strongly suggest filling the form with lead information that isn’t already present in your destination CRM

If you have any questions regarding Facebook Lead Ads Testing Tool or Facebook Form Permalink, do not hesitate to contact us over HERE.