Basic Ppc Strategies

    • 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 with a whole new set of messaging characters.

      Carrie Albright/ PPC Heroin Paid Search SEO How To's- 6 readers -
    • 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 to radical improvements.

      PPC Heroin Paid Search- 6 readers -
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  • Why Your PPC Account Isn’t Living Up To Its Potential

    … setting some automated rules to run every once in a while. And don’t forget to set time aside to really assess performance and strategy every so often. 2. Your Structure Isn’t Optimal Account structure is so so important guys. Really. Don’t ignore it. If you have new campaigns/accounts that you are going to launch, but haven’t yet, take the time…

    Rachael Law/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 9 readers -
  • 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

    … of expansions through search query is the norm. And they 100% should be used when starting to think about expansion ideas. But be wary of trends. As in the example above, when the media stopped covering the NFL star, the traffic fell off. Top Performers Another way to use the almighty search query report is to farm for top performing search queries…

    PPC Heroin Paid Search- 7 readers -
  • Understanding Budget’s Role In PPC Account Performance

    … Starting off on the right foot with a new PPC account is crucial to the health and performance of efforts moving forward. If the account is set up inappropriately or misaligned with the goals of the business, it can have lingering effects and set you back quite a bit. Also, poor performance from the start will have a bad first impression…

    PPC Heroin Paid Search- 17 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- 4 readers -
  • Stop Using The Same Headline

    … Writing text ads in AdWords is difficult – except crafting the headline. Every blog and best practice article you read from so-called “experts” tells you to simply include the user’s search query in your headline. In fact, Google seems to even encourage this practice by offering dynamic keyword insertion and bolding the matching words…

    Adam Lundquist/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 13 readers -
  • Two Reasons Why I Don’t Buy Into The Quality Score Hype

    … performance by QS. This analysis is of cost per converted click by quality score. I pulled year to date numbers in order to include a large enough data set to make the analysis statistically significant. In this example, keywords with a QS score of 1 have a cost per converted click of approximately $267. The cost per converted click for these…

    Jeff Baum/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 13 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- 8 readers -
  • How Football Shaped My Philosophy Regarding PPC

    … cost per acquisition in a PPC account. Remarketing: This tactic could actually be placed in the offense category because remarketing helps grow volume by marketing back to prospects who have already visited your landing pages. I choose to place remarketing in the defense category because of its ability to convert clicks that could be previously…

    Jeff Baum/ PPC Heroin Paid Search How To's- 8 readers -
  • Singing This Unsung Hero’s Praises – Proper Account Structure

    … With the Super Bowl matchup set, we’ll be talking football and PPC for January’s series week. Read how our authors compare the gridiron to the daily account management of PPC professionals. Matt starts us off this week by comparing how an unsung component of a football team compares to proper account structure. Quarterbacks get all…

    Matt Umbro/ PPC Hero- 8 readers -
  • 4 Bing PPC Predictions To Watch For in 2015

    …. Don’t worry, PPC Hero has your back. Kevin Klein wrote a post about the launch of UET and how to install. The new Bing UET code is supported by many tag management providers including Google Tag Manager and Adobe Tag manager, which should hopefully make it simple to install for many advertisers. I predict the Bing Ads new UET being the spark…

    Cassie Oumedian/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 12 readers -
  • Find Your Optimal Cost-Per-Click

    … If you were to ask a PPC specialist which metrics are most important, most of them probably would not list cost-per-click (CPC) as one of them. While it usually isn’t something that is optimized in PPC accounts, it’s definitely something we should be aware of. This article will walk through the basics of the average CPC metric. Setting…

    Rachael Law/ PPC Heroin Paid Search Google- 4 readers -
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