Search Ads: Contextual

  • SEM growth hack #4: Grow ROI with cross-channel optimization

    … This article addresses the importance of optimizing your SEM (search engine marketing), SEO (search engine optimization) and PLA (product listing ads) channels together to gain monster ROI growth in the search channel. Optimization of search advertising often occurs in a vacuum where SEM, SEO and PLA efforts are optimized separately…

    Search Engine Landin Paid Search SEO- 19 readers -
  • Commercial success: 3 last-minute PPC tips to pump up the effectiveness of Super Bowl LI TV ad buys

    … Manager, PPC Training at Microsoft. Named by PPC Hero as the most influential PPC expert of 2016, Purna specializes in SEM, SEO and Voice Search. With over a decade in search, she regularly speaks at conferences across the globe such as MozCon and SMX Advanced and is a popular industry columnist. An award-winning former journalist, Purna was the CEO of Purview Marketing prior to joining the Bing Ads team. In her spare time, she’s an avid traveler, aspiring top chef and amateur knitter. Say hello @purnavirji. …

    Purna Virji/ Search Engine Landin Paid Search SEO- 35 readers -
  • Ad extensions for the entire decision journey

    … be those of a guest author and not necessarily Search Engine Land. Staff authors are listed here. About The Author Mona Elesseily writes extensively and speaks internationally on search & online marketing. She is the Vice President of Online Marketing Strategy at Page Zero Media, where she focuses on search engine marketing strategy, landing page optimization (LPO) and conversion rate optimization (CRO). …

    Mona Elesseily/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 16 readers -
  • The eerie future of AdWords targeting

    … ads for more gear to keep them going or downloadable content for training plans! Evil example: Tempt people with tasty local food ads after they’re done working out. Segment audiences based on their resting heart rate. Did someone say segmenting by users with a pacemaker? I did. I’m not proud. 5. Chromecast behavioral targeting Facebook is able…

    Search Engine Landin Paid Search SEO Google- 13 readers -
  • The right way to get dynamic with Google AdWords

    … the same email addressed to them by name. Similar to DKIs, dynamic location insertion and the other customizer options let you customize, update and tailor your search and display ad text to each target audience group. Unlike DKIs, however, customizer ads are more flexible and much easier to control. After learning from Google support how to structure…

    Search Engine Landin Google- 17 readers -
  • The Election: More searchers, more opportunities

    … In December 2015, Bing rolled out an Election 2016 experience, with data powered by Bing Predicts. You’ll know Bing Predicts as the crew that’s responsible for tearing it up at the Oscars, the NBA playoffs and the Scottish independence referendum (among others) with strikingly accurate predictions. While the Predicts experiences have never been…

    John Cosley/ Search Engine Landin Paid Search SEO- 20 readers -
  • Connecting Demographics To Search Queries

    … Advertising in search is often difficult to conceptualize for many brands because of how different the live auction and targeting methodology is compared with traditional media planning and buying. Media strategies are built on market research, which always includes target demographics or personas. Specialty channels like search — where…

    Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 14 readers -
  • Are You Digging Deeply Enough Into Geographic Optimizations?

    … are not actually within your geotargets through the geographies in which they have shown interest. You will not see the performance of their physical location. You can, however, add the location type column. The User Location Report (AdWords): The user location report shows the performance of the actually geographies your searchers are physically…

    Amy Bishop/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 22 readers -
  • Using Paid Search To Bring Customers In-Store

    …. Remarketing Lists for Search Ads (RLSA) are great for bidding up consumers who are near the store and likely to purchase. Consider how likely a recent site visitor, previous purchaser, or loyalist might be to visit the store in comparison to someone who hasn’t engaged with the brand. If you were using display remarketing, you wouldn’t want…

    Amy Bishop/ Search Engine Landin Paid Search SEO- 18 readers -
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