Basic Ppc Strategies

    • Why IF Function Ads Need To Be In Your Testing Rotation

      July 20, 2017 At the beginning of the year, Google released a new feature called IF function ads. We wrote about this new feature in the post How To Use AdWords Ads IF Functionality. If you’re curious about how these customizable ads perform, here are some answers. What Are IF Functions? IF function ads allow you to set specific guidelines based on audience or device data.

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    • How To Utilize PPC Brand Building Strategies

      July 3, 2017 When working with clients, you are going to be asked how to increase brand impression share. Clients love seeing conversions and revenue but making sure that your brand name is on top of the search results is another important metric that could lead to sticky conversations. Increasing brand impression share is not an easy task because sometimes your impression s ...

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  • How To Find The Right PPC Audiences

    …-moments and how they interact with your products and clients. Let’s dive into the audience pools. Affinity Audiences Now that we know that we are living online we can conceptualize how other people use the internet. Through Audience Insights, you can find hidden gems about the users that are converting and come up with strategies of how…

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  • Use These Competitor Tools To Improve Results Through Competitor Insights

    … to overlook the usefulness and how much information we actually do get regarding real insights to how often it’s searched, are there ads out there for this term, how much does it cost and is there seasonality to it? By adjusting the initial parameters, we can get insights for either Google or Google and Search Partners, adjust our location targeting…

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  • Thoughts About PPC Conversion Tracking

    … phone calls as conversions? This may not be an action you feel is important, but it is helpful to know how many website calls resulted from PPC ads. This is the conversion action that I find many people are not thinking about. Sometimes we find that phone calls make up 20-40% of our total conversions. For example, some of my clients are not using…

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  • How You Can Generate More Conversions For Lead Generation Accounts

    … April 5, 2017 We always try to provide our clients with great initiatives and projects to help with expansion in paid search and adapt to newer Google updates and betas. Last week, Hanapin created an infographic that you should print and post in your office area right away for a quick reference on how to stay on top of your lead generation game…

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  • Capture User Attention On The SERP And Hold It On The Landing Page

    … is attention. If you can’t catch a user’s attention, there’s no click, there’s no landing page experience, there’s no conversion. Even worse, if you do hook your user’s attention and bring them to the landing page and then overwhelm their attention with stimuli and actionable elements all over the page, there’s no conversion. Today, I’m going to share…

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  • New PPC Account Analysis For Beginners

    March 14, 2017 Looking at an account that is unfamiliar to you can be daunting. There are many things to look at and so many reports to pull. How do you know what’s most important? This post will go through some of the common reports/analysis to pull when inheriting an account. Account Health Checkup / Learn The Lay Of The Land KPIs Key performance indicators (KPIs) are wh ...

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  • What Not To Do When Implementing New PPC Features

    … March 13, 2017 Implementing new ad types in our PPC platforms is key to staying competitive and innovative. However, new ad types are unpredictable and easier to mess up. I recently made a functionality mistake with a new Facebook ad type that I was testing. It wasn’t horrendous by any means, but someone that was being served the ad called…

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  • Is Your Website Your Own Worst Enemy?

    … of taking pleasure from another person’s misfortune, is another example, which makes me think: there has to be a word for when your website causes you to lose customers. That beautiful and expensive site you invested in a few years ago is conspiring against your SEO and PPC efforts and in this post, we will delve into how you can undo some…

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  • Expanding Your PPC Coverage Beyond Google And Bing

    … despite following Google’s lead in nearly every major update. After covering these two platforms, most clients will seek additional avenues to supplement their paid efforts. Despite representing much smaller players, there is still plenty of value to be found within search’s alternative options. Furthermore, increasingly complex purchase funnels…

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  • The Simple Beauty Of A PPC Bid Template

    … the other platforms I had at my disposal for this account. Back to square one. Here is the truth: sometimes the best answer is not only the simplest but also staring you in the face like, “I’m right here, numskull!” Enter the Excel Template. No, this is not something you have to download. This is not an Add-On. This is simply creating…

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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. In this post, I…

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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- 19 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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