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November 17, 2017 As digital marketers, we have a strong understanding of remarketing’s value. Our most successful competitors are taking advantage of remarketing opportunities in AdWords, DoubleClick, AdRoll or Criteo. But what happens when your site’s unique monthly visitor total is too low for Criteo campaigns to be successful? How about when Google or AdRoll policies bec ...
October 26, 2017 AdWords introduced their new site-wide tagging this month. Like Bing’s Universal Event Tracking, the new AdWords site-wide tagging uses one tag on the entire site with additional event snippets to track conversion actions. The global site tag (gtag.js) will also be used for Google Analytics in the future.
June 15, 2017 Using Google Analytics data to track performance and find optimization opportunities is crucial for successful PPC campaigns. Getting Bing data to import into GA is simple with Bing’s auto-tagging. Bing campaign spend, however, does not automatically import into GA. If you are using cost per conversion or ROAS data to analyze performance in GA, you’ll need to g ...
May 23, 2017 Beginning in early June, AdWords will be rolling out changes to Enhanced CPC bidding (ECPC). You’ve probably been seeing the below notification when logged into the AdWords interface. Keep reading to find out what changes are being implemented and how they could affect account performance.
April 11, 2017 With all the new features for Shopping product feeds, extensions, and labels, it’s easy to overlook the basics of what makes Shopping campaigns successful for ecommerce accounts. The oversights listed below are common with new accounts at Hanapin Marketing. Avoid these to develop a sophisticated Shopping campaign structure and increase overall performance.
March 9, 2017 If you are running standard text ads or Expanded Text Ads in AdWords Display campaigns, there is a possibility that these ads have been or will be automatically updated to responsive ads. While Google did not release an official announcement, the below alert is displayed on support page on text ads on the Display Network.
February 7, 2017 The Bing Ads Campaign Planner has been available since 2014. The tool was created to help advertisers understand competition levels and industry benchmarks. Admittedly, I have just recently started using the Campaign Planner and found that the insights provided are especially helpful when creating a strategy for segmentation of campaigns and ad groups.
January 9, 2017 AdRoll Prospecting is a high funnel product used to find new users to target and add to your retargeting audience lists. AdRoll Prospecting is like AdWords similar audiences in that both use previous site visitors to determine new users based on shared behaviors. If AdRoll retargeting web and/or Facebook campaigns have been successful for your business or cli ...
November 1, 2016 As a new AdRoll user, I have been surprised by many of the optimizations AdRoll representatives recommend. Advertisers using AdRoll must learn how to work with the platform’s algorithm in order to maximize impressions and leads. The 4 techniques listed in this post are changes to implement if you want increased traffic and decreased CPCs and CPA.
October 6, 2016 Last month, Hanapin Marketing Account Analyst Chadd Powell shared a few Facebook custom optimizations to gain control over campaign performance. Check out his post after reading the additional ideas for optimizations below. These optimizations do not require a social strategy overhaul and can be fast to implement in your Facebook accounts.
August 3, 2016 Last week, Google announced Smart Bidding for AdWords and DoubleClick Search as the new name for automated bidding. Smart Bidding is considered auction-time bidding since bids are decided on an auction by auction basis. If you are using any of the bidding strategies listed below, you are already taking advantage of Smart Bidding.