The Top Creatives report allows you to see the total performance of each image and video ad wherever it’s used using Revealbot's creative matching technology.

How to set up a Top Creatives report

Click "Top creatives" in the left sidebar, or go directly with this link: https://revealbot.com/top-creatives

Click the “Let’s get started” button to create your first report. This will bring up the Top Creatives report configurator. You’ll have several configuration options:

Ad account

Choose the ad accounts which creatives you want to analyze. You can analyze creatives from up to five ad accounts at a time.

Filter

By using filter options, you can be more specific about the types of campaigns, ad sets, and ads you want to analyze creatives from. There are five types of filter options:

  • audience - allows you to filter out ads with specific audiences, only creatives placed in ads targeting audiences having specified age, gender or location will be included in the report

  • name - if campaign, ad set, or ad contains or does not contain a keyword

  • status - if campaign, ad set, or ad is or is not active or paused, etc.

  • delivery - if campaign, ad set, or ad is or is not active, inactive, scheduled, and more

  • objective - if you'd like to filter items by campaign objective

All filters are combined with an "AND" relationship and therefore will include creatives where all filters are true.

Matching settings

We have an article that provides all the details on how these matching options work, please check it out here and pick the one that suits you best!

You can choose one of the three options when it comes to how your creatives are matched:

  • Match by Creative - all identical creatives across selected ad accounts will be merged into groups in the table

  • Match by Post ID - creatives with the same Post IDs will be matched and merged into groups in the table

  • Group by name - create groups based on filters by name, delivery status to compare ads performance

Metrics to compare

When analyzing creatives, you can choose what metrics to analyze them for. You can choose up to ten metrics to analyze.

Timeframe

Choose a timeframe to analyze your creatives. Select a period from the dropdown or look at the particular period by enabling the Calendar dates toggle.

Please feel free to check out this article to learn more about the timeframe setting in Top Creatives and Top Audiences reports.

Dynamic ads

To include ads with Dynamic Creative Optimization and Automated App Ads into your report enable the toggle.

Attribution window

Use ad set attribution window toggle is enabled as the default option.

Alternatively, you can configure the attribution window to the following options:

  • 7-day click and 1-day view

  • 1-day click and 1-day view

  • 7-day click

  • 1-day click

  • 1-day view

For more details on the attribution window setting check out this article.

Another two configuration options have been added recently:

Update report

To make sure the data on your creatives is always up-to-date we've added the Update report option. Your report can be updated on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis at a certain day and time. You can also choose the required timezone and enable notifications to be sent to an email or Slack channel by checking the Notify when report is updated box and choosing the team members that need to be updated from the dropdown.

Share report

You can share Top Creatives reports with all your team members. When the toggle Share report with the team is enabled - this report appears in the list of all your team members so they can open, edit, duplicate or delete the report. Alternatively, you can share it by clicking the chain link icon at the top of the report page.

Additionally, we've introduced a cool little enhancement allowing you to share the report with filters, thus easily limiting the report's scope to a relevant data set. Also, it is now possible to save filter states, so refreshing a report no longer resets filter options.

In the below example, I'm analyzing creatives from one ad account, filtering for active campaigns and active ad sets. I'm also only looking at the last 30 days using the ad set attribution window.

Once you're done setting up your Top Creatives report configurations, click the "Analyze" button at the top and Revealbot will start building your Top Creatives report. Depending on how many creatives you're analyzing at once, it may take several minutes for the report to be ready.

Note: Images, videos, carousels, and page posts are the only types of creatives that are currently supported in Top Creatives.

How to use the Top Creatives report

When your report is ready, you’ll see a table of the creatives and their metrics.

You can further sort your creatives by creative type in the dropdown and/ or add filter (s). If I apply the selection in the screenshot below, the report will show the creatives of all types that have spent over a hundred USD.

In the table of creatives, you have the option to sort your creatives by any of your selected metrics in ascending and descending order by clicking the metric column header.

By hovering over a particular creative a magnified image/ preview will appear for your convenience. If your creative is a video, you would be able to play it right from the table.

Creative detail view

In the table, you can also see how many ads the image was used in. When you click a creative, will see a list of those ads and their ad sets with direct links to them in Facebook Ads Manager. You can also view analytics on the ad level in the Top creatives report. You will also see more detail about the type of creative. For example, in the below creative, it's an image in 1:1 ratio at a 2048x2048 px resolution in a square format.

By clicking "Breakdown," you can break down this individual creative's performance by your chosen metrics.

Saving your Top Creatives report

Your Top Creatives reports are automatically saved after creating and editing them. You can give your report a name by clicking "Untitled report" at the top of the page and entering text.

By default, revealbot.com/top-creatives will always redirect to and show your most recently viewed report.

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