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  • 5 Non-Obvious Ways to Eke More Conversions from Your Landing Pages

    These days, creating a high-performing landing page isn’t rocket science. And that's particularly true with the advent and affordability of landing page builders, access to high-converting templates, and more articles on landing page optimization then you could read in a lifetime. It’s rare that you’ll come across a landing page that blatantly defies best practices, especiall ...

    WordStreamin Paid Search- 11 readers -
  • 4 Simple but Powerful Tactics for Writing Compelling Ad Copy

    If you want to grow your business online, what is the one thing you need the most? Traffic. And for most businesses, the fastest way to get more traffic is through advertising. Digital advertising is a game of inches. Small changes in your ad response rates can trigger massive improvements in your profitability.

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  • Why We Need Conversion Benchmarks, Even if They’re Dumb

    If you’re reading this, my guess is you don’t need a primer on why you should be improving conversions – as opposed to just getting more traffic, or just developing products– in your sales funnel. You’ve already paid to acquire your website visitors. Why not sell to more of them? That’s the short definition of conversion optimization.

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  • Building a Successful Paid Twitter Campaign From the Ground Up

    When it comes to content promotion, Twitter is a veritable smorgasbord of new and engaged audiences. You can create a campaign to get visitors to your website, drive app installs, raise tweet engagement, and more. Users are online all the time and consuming vast quantities of content and media. And with customizable budgeting, you’re in control of your spend.

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  • 6 Tips to Supercharge Your Holiday Google Shopping Campaigns

    There’s no question that well-executed Google Shopping campaigns can deliver impressive returns. However as more and more advertisers adopt Google Shopping, combined with Google’s initiative to show more shopping ads over the festive season, it can be difficult to stand out from the competition. Here are six tips to help supercharge your Google Shopping campaigns this holiday ...

    WordStreamin Affiliate Google- 12 readers -
  • 5 Holiday Email Optimizations for PPC Marketers

    The holiday season is creeping closer and now’s the perfect time to fine-tune your PPC—and email marketing—campaigns to make sure your marketing program is ready for the big rush. In this post, I’ll shares my top five email marketing tips that PPC marketers can implement to succeed during Q4. Tip #1: Mention Promotions in the Subject Line An email’s subject line is very similar to an ad title.

    WordStreamin Paid Search EMail- 10 readers -
  • 4 Ways to Make Your Landing Page Experience More Relevant

    One of the major components of running a PPC ad campaign is making sure you have a relevant landing page associated with your ad. That’s because landing pages are often the first touch point a prospect has with your brand, so it’s vital you create a great first impression and deliver a great experience. Landing pages are the best tool for you to do just that.

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  • How to Calculate Your Marketing Budget [Infographic]

    When meeting potential clients, we always have to ask the dreaded question: “What is your marketing budget?” Typically we get a blank stare and a shrug...and that’s okay! Unless you’re a marketing expert, most people don’t think about how much money goes into a steady marketing campaign. A good marketing agency won’t try and sell you on what you can’t afford, but try and figu ...

    WordStreamin How To's- 11 readers -
  • How to Calculate the ROI of Offline Transactions

    In a way, e-commerce sites have it easier than offline companies who need to get a sales person involved in each deal. When it comes to measuring your AdWords ROI, it’s waaaay easier to measure performance when you have an e-commerce transaction with a specific value at the end of the chain. An online store can easily set up e-commerce tracking through Google Analytics to see ...

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  • 10 Reasons Your Site Is Preventing Conversions Right Now

    There is no shortage of articles on the internet that will tell you how to drive traffic to your website. You can invest in online advertising, search engine optimization, influencer marketing, brand building, or one of the other hundreds of traffic generation strategies out there. Getting traffic isn’t the end-all to digital marketing, though.

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  • 4 Big Local Marketing Trends - Plus 8 Ways to Adapt

    Optimizing Your Local Campaigns for a “Post-Digital” Marketing World What is a post-digital world? No, it is not a world in which the machines have revolted and we have been sent back to the Stone Age. The post digital world is our world now, one in which digital marketing is subsumed by marketing as a whole.

    WordStreamin Paid Search Mobile- 9 readers -
  • Top 5 Mobile Tests to Try This Month

    When it comes to mobile A/B testing, many marketers make the common mistake of treating their mobile visitors the way they treat their desktop ones. Designing and building their landing pages with desktop in mind, they use out-of-the-box, template-based responsive design to condense that experience to a mobile one which does not address the unique behavior and needs of mobile web visitors.

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  • 7 PPC Trends to Stay Ahead of the Curve in 2016 & Beyond

    So far this year, we’ve seen the rise of many new audience targeting trends that are helping businesses reach out to their target buyers and more effectively market their products and services. From persona targeting to remarketing ads and many other new trends already spreading like wildfire, it’s no wonder paid search advertising continues to be the buzzword for businesses l ...

    WordStreamin Affiliate Paid Search EMail- 11 readers -
  • SEO Lensing: How to Climb the SERPs with Content Consolidation

    Imagine thousands of new visitors arriving to read your articles and blog posts, and possibly buy a couple of things, each day. They’re interested in what you have to say. They browse around, reading multiple articles. Some of them click on ads (and bring in some revenue), others click on affiliate links and drive more revenue there, still others make purchases via your online store.

    WordStreamin SEO EMail Content How To's- 11 readers -
  • The New Google Merchant Center: What You Need to Know

    As you may have seen Google has recently given Merchant Center more than just a fresh coat of paint. Along with a new responsive user interface that makes it easier and more efficient to use, there’s also lots of new features to get familiar with. The update is now globally available. So here’s a quick overview of what’s new in Merchant Center.

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  • 4 Emails to Include in Every PPC Lead Nurturing Campaign

    As you capture new leads from your PPC campaigns, a solid strategy to make the most of your PPC spend is to get the communication rolling with a lead nurturing campaign. While it’s easy to set up a lead nurture email series in your marketing automation platform, figuring out the content in your lead nurturing emails can be a challenge.

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  • 5 Killer Examples of Data-Driven Marketing

    Data has the potential to be your most valuable marketing resource. With the right information in hand, you can create scalable, repeatable marketing processes. It’s the marketer’s dream: let your campaigns run on autopilot, so you can focus on the creative side—testing and optimization. The challenge, however, is that few marketers have the expertise to work with data effectively.

    WordStream- 9 readers -
  • A 5-Step Plan to Use Influencer Marketing for Content Promotion

    Think of influencer marketing as an accelerator to your content marketing strategy. Leveraging powerful influencers to get your content in front of larger audiences is an incredibly effective content promotion strategy. The best part is that you do not need a substantial email list or blog readership of your own to do it – so it’s a great way for startups and small companies to grow their reach.

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