Excel Mastery

  • Simple Tips To Enhance Your Excel Spreadsheets

    … Every now and then you stumble across an Excel tip or trick that blows your mind. However, this won’t always be the case and as your skills progress these insights are harder and harder to discover or take more effort than they are worth. Rather than going bigger, it is often much easier to take a step back and recognize little tricks you…

    Jacob Fairclough/ PPC Heroin Paid Search Twitter- 6 readers -
  • Win the Mobile Bid Battle with 3 Easy Excel Reports

    …, it’s a simple matter of implementing some Excel filters to identify ad groups that meet the following criteria: Campaigns and/or Ad Groups that have a mobile average position greater or equal to 2. Campaigns and/or Ad Groups that have a Cost Per Conversion or ROAS at or better than your designated account goal. This is the lowest of the low…

    PPC Heroin Paid Search Google- 10 readers -
  • Excel Correlation, Causation, and Optimization

    … Excel. I graphed out the campaign metrics by month for 18 months, going from January 2013 – June 2014, and you’ll find them below in the order I looked at them. We’ll start with Impressions: I should *probably* focus my attention on the two outliers. Immediately, our attention is drawn to the two high-Impression campaigns. The red line…

    PPC Heroin Paid Search- 11 readers -
  • Low Keyword Search Volume? No Problem!

    … to the negatives elsewhere. While the exact or phrase match variants of these terms may not get enough traffic to clear the "low search volume" label, there's a good chance that broad match might catch them. So is there a quick way to audit our negative keyword list for these terms? Well, there is. You can do it with Excel, naturally. Essentially, what…

    PPC Hero- 25 readers -
  • Project Your Ad Spend During Back To School Season

    … "Back to School" week continues as Hayley provides formulas that you should consider using to determine your visibility and spend during this important time of the year. If you haven't yet, read Amanda's post on "4 Steps To Back To School Success." Back to school means increased consumer shopping. Your target audience will be in the market…

    Hayley Cummings/ PPC Hero- 6 readers -
  • Excel PPC Heat Mapping 101

    … Spreadsheets are hard. For the uninitiated, diving in to an AdWords or Bing-generated Excel file can be an incredibly daunting task. With the number of potential rows and columns in play, you might have to dig through hundreds, thousands, or even millions of cells to find actionable insights in these reports. I mean, you can... but why would you…

    PPC Heroin Paid Search- 10 readers -
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