Basic Ppc Strategies

    • Expanding Your PPC Coverage Beyond Google And Bing

      January 30, 2017 Here at Hanapin, we have clients in seemingly every vertical with budgets ranging from penny-pinching to limitless. Despite their many differences, nearly all of these accounts have one thing in common: Google AdWords is their most important network. For these accounts, Google receives the lion’s share of budget and optimization resources.

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  • The Simple Beauty Of A PPC Bid Template

    … changes. For information on similar bid strategies, check out PPC articles from the incomparable Jacob Brown. For this example, to calculate the bid change, I use INDEX/MATCH to reference my bid table and find the correct bid change. Because I do not want to bid up too high on keywords without any conversions, I have created an IF/And statement to limit…

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  • While We Conclude 2016, Let’s Talk About Concluding CRO Tests

    … December 27, 2016 While we approach closing out yet another year, and while the question “When can this test conclude?” still comes up in my conversations at least once a week, I felt as though it was time to sit down and write out my test conclusion process and all the variables that factor into this decision. Today, I’ll warm you up…

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  • 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…

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  • How To Think Straight When Your PPC Account Is Going Sideways

    December 5, 2016 As account managers, we’ve all been there before. You have an account that’s moving along quite nicely and then one day everything changes. You’re not sure why performance is tanking and you’re client expects answers quickly. At times like these, it might not be clear where to even start when seeking an answer.

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  • Prioritizing Your PPC To-Do List

    … December 1, 2016 There are about a million things you could be doing in your PPC accounts right now. How do you sift through it all and decide what needs to be done, what should be done, and what can wait? Here we’ll go through some tips on how to prioritize your PPC to-do list and spend your time wisely. Gauging Account Impact vs. Time…

    Rachael Law/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 12 readers -
  • A Tale Of 2 Internships

    … November 29, 2016 Editor’s Note: Today’s post is written by former Hanapin intern, Wyatt Wells. Wyatt discusses his internship experiences with Hanapin. It was the best of internships, it was the worst of internships—wait, scratch that…Truthfully, each of my two experiences as an intern at Hanapin offered uniquely valuable opportunities…

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  • 5 Tips To Stay Organized Through The Holidays And Beyond

    … November 23, 2016 The holidays are here and client spending and consumer shopping are in full swing. It would be an understatement to say this year feels a little busier than last. Often these busy times show us, as account managers, where we might need to be more effective and stay a little more organized. Here are 5 tips you can use help you…

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  • CRO And PPC Go Together Like Fall And Pumpkin

    … In the PPC world, there are so many cogs and wheels working together to push the marketing machine forward. We optimize ads in every facet – how they appear, when they appear, to whom they appear, and so on and so forth. What seems to be forgotten is that without a website or a landing page that ad can’t send anyone anywhere. The landing page…

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  • My Experience With Landing Page Best Practices And The Failures That Ensued

    … October 24, 2016 Hopefully, you’re well aware that taking best practices with a grain of salt is a best practice in and of itself. Best practices are great guidelines, right? But that’s it. They’re guidelines. Best practices are not absolute. They don’t always work in every situation. And this is why we (join me in this one, let’s say…

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  • ETAs Ruined My Ad Tests (& How We Can Overcome This)

    … October 18, 2016 The release of expanded text ads rocked the world of Google PPC in early 2016. And shortly thereafter Bing joined in on the fun, bringing expanded text ads to so many of us in the PPC world. But some of us got screwed. That’s right, some of us have a bone to pick with these magnanimous platforms that, yes, provided us…

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  • The Top Ten Tips For Effective Dayparting

    … September 22, 2016 Over the past year, I’ve started to truly embrace a new life motto: if it takes less than ten minutes to do, do it now. When it comes to optimizing a PPC account, ten minutes is a drop in the bucket. As digital marketers, we are left forever seeking those 0.01% incremental gains in hopes that soon enough they will amount…

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  • Why Your PPC Account Isn’t Living Up To Its Potential

    … September 20, 2016 When a PPC account isn’t hitting goals, there can be any number of reasons why. The hard part is figuring out what’s going wrong. Other times, while performance isn’t necessarily bad, it isn’t what it could be. In these instances, there is a lot of opportunity to get the account running to its full potential. Today, I…

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  • 5 Psychological Principles You Should Be Using In Your Marketing

    … September 19, 2016 Marketing is an art form in and of itself. A key piece of marketing is the audience. The saying “Know your audience” tends to be a rather ambiguous command that gets thrown around often as a solid step to ample conversions. I propose that knowing what your audience is thinking or even the steps in their thought process…

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  • The Ins And Outs Of PPC Account Expansion

    … the crumpled dollar bills out of my porcelain piggy bank, head to the store, and buy more. Maybe my childhood obsession with Legos helped fuel my passion for good, solid, PPC campaign structures. Every time I work in an account, my mind is constantly thinking, “how can I make this bigger/better? Where can I expand?” There are many different methods…

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