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How to spy Linkedin ads?

By Shash7. Posted under guides Posted on 20th Nov, 2022 - Updated on 22nd Nov, 2022

Are you a Linkedin advertiser? Want to see what your client's competitors are up to on Linkedin. I'll show you a neat way to view ads a brand has been running - and a shortcut to save their ads.

1. Go to your competitor's Linkedin company page

Head over to any Linkedin company page. Here, I've viewing Adobe's Linkedin page.

2. View their ads

Now click on posts and select the ad filter. This will show all the Ads this company has run on Linkedin since the last 6 months.

Poof! Now you can view all their ads.

3. Optional - Save their ads.

Unfortunately there's no gurantee these ads will stay up forever. According to Linkedin, these ads will go down after 6 months automatically. If you're building a collection of competitor ads, it is recommended to save these ads.

You can screenshot these ads or right click on the video/image and save the creative.

4. Use Swipekit to save ads

Unfortunatley screenshotting these ads is too clunky and 

Conclusion

Spying on competitor's Linkedin ads is super easy. Use Swipekit to make it even easier.

Common Questions

  • How can I see running Ads on Linkedin?

    Go to any Linkedin company page and view their posts. Now click on the Ads filter and see all their running Ads.

  • Which ad types are the most effective on Linkedin?

    According to socialmediatoday's poll, Single Image Ads perform the best.

    Closely followed by Video ads, then promoted text posts.

    - 42% | Single Image Ads
    - 32% | Video Ads
    - 15% | Promoted text posts
    - 12% | Other

    In my experience, I've seen Video do better than Single image ads - but this totally depends on the brand account and what message you want to deliver.

    Text posts are also great for getting started on Linkedin advertising and lead gen forms are also great for just getting leads booked in via Linkedin.