Ppc Theory

    • My 5 PPC Account Manager New Year’s Resolutions

      January 3, 2017 With the start of the new year, most of us usually make some sort of New Year’ resolutions. Whether that is to lose weight, eat healthier, or get more organized, we usually enter the new year full of hope that we can make changes that can help us be better than we are. PPC account managers are no different.

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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 methods for tracking overall pe ...

      Jeff Baum/ PPC Heroin Affiliate Paid Search- 10 readers -
  • Are You Thinking Of Account-Wide Goals? Let’s Change That Mindset

    …?, is it pages visited? should they be hitting a certain page?). Be sure to send users in the research stage to more research-oriented pages and not just PPC-specific pages with lead forms. These are all items you need to be thinking about. In this scenario is there a perfect answer? No. With all of the attribution models available, I think…

    Jacob Brown/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 8 readers -
  • A Few Words On Thought Leadership In Digital Marketing

    … in between. So when he recently posted his instruction manual on how to become an industry thought leader it was no surprise to either of us that I took umbrage (Umbroge?). In continuing our legacy of spirited debate, Matt invited me to parachute into my old stomping grounds here at PPC Hero— I like what you’ve done with the place, old chums…

    Kevin Klein/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 11 readers -
  • 6 Organizational Tips For Today’s PPC Specialist

    … September 1, 2016 PPC is more than campaigns, ad groups, keywords, and bids. Behind most accounts, there is a person running the operation. A person who can be forgetful, who may have had a bad day, who may have slept less than they should have but nevertheless they love what they do and give it 100%. PPC isn’t about being a super human…

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  • 3 Questions You Need To Answer Before Beginning Paid Advertising

    … to focus on all metrics all of the time. However, as true as it was before, every business is different. If you are building your sales pipeline, then you would focus on conversions. If you are on online retailer, you would focus on sales. It is also OK to adjust goals as you further flush out your strategy. Final Thoughts Getting started in PPC…

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  • The Greatest PPC Excel Function You’ve Never Heard Of

    … the relationship between a business’s digital presence, with their total revenue. You can see that my approach was to pull in data for clicks and impressions in both Google and Bing, and then to aggregate those into “total PPC” metrics as well, to quantify overall paid digital efforts. As you can see in the “Strength of Correlation” segment, none…

    Kevin Klein/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 12 readers -
  • How PPC Helps Your SEO Efforts

    … Last week we touched upon how to use PPC for Email Marketing. Today we’re going to discuss how PPC can help your Search Engine Optimization (SEO) efforts. PPC & SEO PPC campaigns can help determine which keywords are highly searched and which keywords are driving conversions (sales/leads). You’ll also derive what kind of messaging from…

    Amanda West Bookwalter/ PPC Heroin Paid Search SEO EMail How To's- 4 readers -
  • Volume or Return? – Where to Focus PPC Performance for Your Business

    As Hanapin’s Senior Digital Advisor, I have the distinct pleasure of helping new brands partner with our team on a daily basis. One of the key questions we ask day one is: “What’s the most important metric or goal for this/these account(s)?” Occasionally we’ll get very specific KPIs from the prospect at this point (i.e. conversion rate, CPA).

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  • How To Find Out If It’s Seasonality Or Something Else

    … that probably was written in blissful ignorance of the plight of the PPC Account Manager— more specifically, the lead generation PPC Account Manager. While the savory scents of holiday meals waft through homes, and while gifts are merrily wrapped behind closed doors to be lovingly deposited beneath the tree, the PPC Account Manager is a gruesome anomaly…

    Kevin Klein/ PPC Heroin How To's- 5 readers -
  • Moving Beyond Keyword Targeting In 2015

    … lawyer client whose average Search CPC is $12.68 while the average Display CPC is $1.79. Feed-Based Advertising Google Shopping, Bing PLAs, and comparison-shopping sites like Shopping.com all use a product feed to dynamically create ads based on search queries. This structure creates a highly relevant experience for the user, and lets them see…

    Amanda West Bookwalter/ PPC Hero- 7 readers -
  • So, What Exactly Is Search Engine Marketing?

    … are basically worn through the sole from all the tennis you’ve been playing— hey, swimsuit season’s just around the corner, and you’ve gotta keep those calves well-turned somehow. But the last thing you’re thinking about in that moment is your shoes. In fact, you just kicked your toe-crimpers into the corner, willfully forgotten until the next…

    Kevin Klein/ PPC Heroin SEO- 2 readers -
  • Setting Up Your Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Strategy

    … you can compete on a cost effective level. To take advantage of that cost effective traffic, you will need to lean on your brand keywords. We call this low hanging fruit. If you have a lot of brand awareness, you can move right into creating your PPC campaigns. Start with branded keywords and extend from there. Move into your core non-branded…

    Hayley Cummings/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 5 readers -
  • The Do’s & Don’ts of Agency Goal Setting

    … Not every brand or business needs to utilize the resources of an external agency when it comes to PPC campaign management. For those that do, a few non-negotiables are key: communication, transparency and goal setting. We’ve recently dug in to how clients can communicate with your agency, but specifically how should you go about setting goals…

    Kayla Kurtz/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 4 readers -
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