Advanced Ppc Strategies

  • Bidding in a Mobile Centric 2017

    … February 23, 2017 In early February, I hosted a Hanapin Marketing Webinar about the State of Mobile in 2017 and discussed numerous mobile changes and details to help take our mobile strategies to the next level. Since that discussion, I have continued to strategize on how I can improve results with the ever-changing landscape of mobile…

    PPC Heroin Paid Search Mobile Google- 11 readers -
  • Set Up Account-Wide PPC Promos In Less Than 5 Minutes

    … January 4, 2017 We all need that friend to lean on from time to time, and there is no difference when it comes to a highly active ecommerce PPC account. A plethora of deals and promotions come and go throughout the year, especially around the holidays. During these hectic times, it is easy to spread account initiatives too thin. In this post…

    PPC Heroin Paid Search- 26 readers -
  • Is Everything OK? 3 Tips For Keeping Your PPC Accounts Healthy

    … December 23, 2016 As search professionals, we’re always assessing the overall state of our PPC programs. If performance isn’t constantly monitored, we’re sure to find out one day that the campaigns we thought were doing well are not hitting goals or worst case scenario, losing money. For this very reason, most account managers create intricate…

    Jeff Baum/ PPC Heroin Affiliate Paid Search- 14 readers -
  • Ad Impression Share: Quantity Or Quality?

    … December 19, 2016 If I were to ask, “Which is more important: quantity or quality?”, most of you would probably respond with a resounding “Quality!” But then, I’m the CEO of a PPC marketing agency—a field that is intimately tied to quantity. So I might follow up with, “Great! Can you tell me what a ‘high quality’ ad impression share…

    PPC Heroin Paid Search- 12 readers -
  • When You Need To Have The Right Words Use Phrase Match

    … October 27, 2016 In early 2014, I wrote a post at a previous agency that outlined the proper way of breaking out match types that I had started to implement with some fellow colleagues once enhanced campaigns came out the prior year. After the initial creation of these campaign types, I continued to optimize and create a larger strategy around…

    PPC Hero- 13 readers -
  • 5 Ways To Improve Display Network Performance By Using Layered Targeting

    … August 29, 2016 Display campaigns can be difficult when it comes to targeting the right audience. In fact, many campaigns end up utilizing a single main targeting type such as: Keywords Topics Interests/behavior through affinity or in-market segments Managed placements These are all great strategies, but can still leave the targeting broader…

    PPC Heroin Paid Search- 19 readers -
  • Measuring Conversions Post Converted Clicks: Help For The Lead Gen Advertiser

    … August 2, 2016 Last week fellow PPC Hero Emma Franks wrote a great article about Google’s decision to retire its converted clicks metric. The paid search industry has shifted away from strict adherence to a last click attribution model to more flexible models that consider the entire customer journey. Tracking this journey has led Google…

    Jeff Baum/ PPC Hero- 6 readers -
  • Leveraging Analytics For Remarketing: Picking The Ripest Fruit

    …, remarketing shifts from beneficial to a borderline necessity. In order to identify similar products, a good first step is to navigate to your Google Analytics profile and open up the Path Length Report under Multi-Channel Funnels. Within this report, different conversion segments can be created based on a multitude of interactions. Filter your…

    PPC Heroin Paid Search- 14 readers -
  • [New Toolkit!] The Essential PPC Toolkit For Education

    …, and a webinar recording. The materials included will give you a better understanding of PPC for Higher Education businesses, as well as information on new regulations to be aware of, bid strategies and enrollment mapping. The toolkit contains: Take control of your Search Marketing for Education. Download Now!…

    Jamie Newton/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 5 readers -
  • One Excel Trick To Nail Your Budget Projections

    As a PPC account manager, the most critical eye— Sauron’s eye— is often cast on your ability to analyze and optimize; to study data and extract actionable insights that make the top line metrics like cost per click, cost per acquisition, or return on ad spend, trend towards a marketing goal. With these types of demands, and the pressure that comes in tandem, it can be easy ...

    Kevin Klein/ PPC Hero- 28 readers -
  • Why The Purchase Funnel is Important For Your Campaign Structure

    … PPC strategy, we can increase our chances of being top of mind when that user decides to make a purchase. The First Interaction Let me show you the purchase funnel: Image Source The campaign structures I mention above fit more towards the Consideration and Purchase sections of the funnel, where a user is actively looking to buy. While…

    Rachael Law/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 6 readers -
  • [Toolkit] The Ultimate AdWords Bundle For PPC Success

    … From the basics to advanced topics, become an AdWords expert! Google processes nearly 6 billion searches every single day. Its the largest search marketing platform out there and too big to ignore. Whether you’ve just taken the plunge into PPC or you’ve done it for awhile, Google AdWords was probably the platform you turned to first…

    Jamie Newton/ PPC Hero- 9 readers -
  • Take A Walk Down The Conversion Path With Google Analytics

    … Google AdWords attributes each conversion back to the campaign that was last clicked before conversion. Even though you see that a conversion has occurred, you don’t get the whole story. It’s like reading the last page of a novel. You get the end result, but miss all the fun stuff in between the beginning and the end. This post will go…

    Rachael Law/ PPC Heroin Google- 14 readers -
  • The Real Performance We’ve Seen With Ad Customizers

    … What are they again? Although the conversations about ad customizers began a few months ago, some folks are still learning just what they are and just how they work. Ad customizers are another opportunity created by Google to better connect your potential clients and customers with the most relevant information about your business. They allow…

    Carrie Albright/ PPC Hero- 8 readers -
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