Ready to skyrocket your return on ad spend (ROAS) with TikTok ads? Look no further! TikTok offers an unrivaled opportunity to drive exceptional results. And here’s the secret sauce: leveraging the power of first-party data.


Imagine the thrill of reaching your target audience with personalized, laser-focused ads that generate impressive revenue…


With TikTok’s engaged user base and advanced ad targeting, it’s time to harness the potential of first-party data and unlock your ROAS superpowers.


In the following post, we’ll unravel the magic behind ROAS and TikTok advertising success. We’ll unveil the different advertising objectives that TikTok offers, and, most importantly, we’ll show you how to turbocharge your revenue for each objective using first-party data.


Get ready to witness mind-blowing results as we dive headfirst into the world of TikTok advertising. Prepare to blow your competition out of the water!


Let’s go !

Understanding ROAS and TikTok's Performance Advantage

ROAS, or return on ad spend, is a crucial metric for evaluating the success and profitability of advertising campaigns. It measures the revenue generated for every dollar spent on ads, providing valuable insights into the effectiveness of marketing investments.


When it comes to achieving high ROAS, TikTok shines brightly as a performing channel. With its massive user base exceeding billions, TikTok offers unparalleled access to a diverse and engaged audience. This presents a golden opportunity for businesses to reach their target market and maximize their return on investment.


What sets TikTok apart is not just its user base, but also the platform’s strong engagement levels. Users spend hours scrolling, liking, and interacting with content, creating a fertile environment for ads to make a lasting impression. TikTok’s ad formats, such as in-feed ads, branded hashtags, and sponsored challenges, seamlessly blend with organic content, capturing users’ attention and driving higher engagement.


TikTok’s algorithmic-driven content discovery further amplifies its performance advantage. The platform’s algorithm analyzes user behavior, preferences, and interactions to serve tailored content recommendations. This means that ads have a higher chance of reaching the right audience at the right time, increasing visibility and driving conversions.

TikTok Advertising Objectives: Driving Growth and Engagement

When it comes to TikTok advertising, having clear objectives is essential to drive growth, engage your audience, and achieve remarkable results. Within your TikTok Ads Manager account, you can choose from three categories of objectives: Awareness, Consideration, and Conversion. Each category serves a distinct purpose in your advertising strategy, allowing you to tailor your campaigns to specific goals and desired outcomes.


Amplifying Your Brand Reach the Awareness objective is all about making a lasting impression and raising brand awareness.

By selecting this objective, you can enhance the reach of your TikTok ads, ensuring that your brand is in the spotlight.

Capture the attention of a broader audience, expand your brand’s visibility, and leave a memorable mark in the minds of potential customers.

With TikTok’s vast user base and engaging ad formats, you’ll have the power to make your brand known far and wide.


Igniting Interest and Information-Seeking Consideration objectives aim to spark interest and engage users, encouraging them to think about your business and seek more information.

This category focuses on driving actions that lead users to explore your offerings further. Whether it’s directing them to your website, enticing them to watch more of your videos, or guiding them to relevant content, TikTok’s Consideration objective helps you deepen connections with your audience.

Leverage the platform’s captivating ad formats and creative storytelling to ignite curiosity and leave users craving to learn more about your brand.


Nurturing Actions and Clicks the Conversion objective is all about encouraging users to take action by clicking a button and navigating to another platform for your business.

Whether it’s leading them to your website, an app download, or a specific landing page, the Conversion objective is designed to drive tangible results. TikTok’s immersive and interactive ad experiences combined with strategic targeting options create the ideal environment for nurturing conversions.

Leverage the power of compelling call-to-actions and irresistible offers to inspire users to make that crucial click and take the desired action.

Unleashing First-Party Data: Your Secret Weapon for Revenue Growth

In this section, we’ll see how TikTok AdZ for Salesforce Marketing Cloud can help you 10x your revenue.

We selected 3 objectives: Traffic, Video Views & Conversions.

Boosting Traffic

Traffic, traffic, and more traffic! But valuable traffic.

You’re launching a new product. You want Word-of-mouth to spread.

We, marketers, are all about Launching…

Here’s how to leverage your fist-party data to support your launch.

  1. Create a Data Extension containing your customer that purchased a similar product. If the audience is too small, add those who have shown interest in similar products.
  2. Create a Data Extension Audience in TikTok AdZ, select your targeted DE. Activate it.
  3. TikTok AdZ will send your audience to TikTok for matching. The process will take between 2 and 7 days. If your matching audience is above 1,000 records, you get an Active Custom Audience that you can use for an Ad Campaign with Traffic as an objective.

I’d recommend you add an automatic refresh in TikTok AdZ to add every new customer that showed interest in similar products but didn’t purchase your last one to the matching audience.

Supercharging Video Views

Lights, camera, action! The consideration objective of maximizing video views is your golden ticket to capturing hearts and minds.

But wait… you don’t have enough followers to go viral…

Not a problem!

  1. Create a video based on your ICP (Ideal Customer Profile).
  2. Create a Data Extension fitting your ICP. With surgical precision.
  3. Create a Data Extension Audience in TikTok AdZ and select your ICP DE. Activate it.
  4. On TikTok for Business, create a Look-alike Audience based on your ICP.
  5. Create now your Ad Campaign using your Look-alike Audience and your tailored video!

Driving Website Conversions

Abandoned Cart or Browse both show intent.

Why not go omnichannel in retargeting?

You’ve got an Abandoned Cart Journey? Let’s give it a boost!

  1. Create a Journey Audience in TikTok AdZ (have a look at this tutorial).
  2. Edit your Abandoned Cart Journey.
  3. Select the TikTok AdZ Audiences Activity and drag-and-drop it in your journey.  Choose the Audience you have created and select “Append” mode.
  4. Now every subscriber going through the activity we’ll be sent to TikTok for matching.
  5. Create an Ad Campaign in TikTok using this audience with Website Conversions as an objective.

Closing words

By harnessing the might of first-party data, you’ll ignite a revolution in your ROAS. The time to 10x your ROAS on TikTok ads with first-party data is now. Let’s make it happen!

If you want more information about TikTok AdZ for Salesforce Marketing Cloud, book a demo!

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