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July 25, 2017 You voted. We researched. The final list is ready. Every summer, we release our newest edition of the Top 25—it’s a nice way to honor some of the hardest workers in our tight-knit PPC community. The most crazy/awesome thing about the voting this year? We had over 17,000 votes! Yes, 17,000! It was an epic battle almost as good as anything you’d see on Game of Thrones (almost….
December 19, 2016 If I were to ask, “Which is more important: quantity or quality?”, most of you would probably respond with a resounding “Quality!” But then, I’m the CEO of a PPC marketing agency—a field that is intimately tied to quantity. So I might follow up with, “Great! Can you tell me what a ‘high quality’ ad impression share is?” **Cue the chirping crickets** Whe ...
November 13, 2017 We all want to be able to see the future, especially when it comes to the world of PPC. With the industry constantly changing, it’s easy to feel behind and like your competitors are one step ahead of you. But luckily, we have a panel of experts who are psychic – okay, maybe not psychic – but have been watching the trends and are excited to share their pred ...
November 17, 2017 As digital marketers, we have a strong understanding of remarketing’s value. Our most successful competitors are taking advantage of remarketing opportunities in AdWords, DoubleClick, AdRoll or Criteo. But what happens when your site’s unique monthly visitor total is too low for Criteo campaigns to be successful? How about when Google or AdRoll policies bec ...
November 16, 2017 Do you advertise on Facebook? Do you wish you could be a little more efficient with your time and money? Well these six tips could help you! I hope they help you. No really I do! We love helping advertisers like you! Tip 1: Learn To Use Power Editor Those of you who aren’t using the Power Editor for your Facebook advertising efforts could be wasting a lot ...
November 15, 2017 Approaching an anniversary commemorating the time I’ve spent in the glorious arena of conversion rate optimization under the umbrella of a stellar PPC agency (#8 on AdAge’s Best Places to Work list), I wanted to take this small corner of the Interwebs to share a few key lessons with you all. Why? Because I am a doer. I learn by doing. Thus, I tend to make mistakes.
November 14, 2017 Google publicly rolled out demographic targeting for search in the fall of 2016. This feature allows advertisers to segment data and adjust bids based on gender and age estimates of users. The one downside is the “undetermined segment.” This segment can make up a large proportion of the traffic.
November 13, 2017 I’ve been working with local business clients for years, and I can’t say that the challenges of geotargeting PPC ads haven’t evolved over time. It isn’t as easy as the classic David’s Pizza TV Commercial, though we all wish it could be that fun (with great dance moves included.
November 10, 2017 To continue on my blog writing path about Twitter Ads, this article details not only conversion tracking but the proper way to implement UTM parameters in order to get precise performance data on each segment of targeting. This article is a bit technical, but it contains some important information if you plan to implement Twitter Ads correctly.
November 9, 2017 Building a new campaign from scratch can be challenging. You can easily miss keywords or add keywords without search volume. Plus, even if you have a great list of keywords, it can be challenging to organize them into tightly themed groups. Using AdWords Keyword Planner can be an excellent way to get started in building out your next campaigns.
November 8, 2017 When I first pondered the notion of branded and non-branded Shopping campaigns I was a little skeptical. I wouldn’t necessarily describe myself as a perfectionist, or even a control freak; however, I’ll take a thorough initiative where I’m in the driver’s seat 10 times out of 10.
November 7, 2017 Every day, we sit as specialists and sift through troves of data and contemplating scenarios of how we can move the needle in our clients’ accounts. Our job is to deliver the best service possible, and provide as much value from our services. But what do you do, when you have optimized your accounts to the point where there is not much you can do, or they ha ...
November 6, 2017 We know, we know…attribution is full of complexities. From the human grasp on attribution to explaining the value to your CMO to the nitty-gritty technical side, we have a whole lot to cover. How are we going to fit this into an hour-long webinar? Challenge accepted. Join C3 Metrics’ Aaron Fletcher and Hanapin’s Jacob Brown as they dive into the hardest p ...
November 6, 2017 In the digital marketing sphere it is so easy to get sucked into the data and feel that as long as the numbers align, then we’re doing everything that we can for our clients. Ultimately, we know that we have to build meaningful relationships with our clients if we want successful partnerships.
November 3, 2017 As we all know, the longer it takes to load a page, the lower the conversion rate will be. One of the bigger time sucks for a landing page load is the tracking redirects. The tracking loads before the page and if the tracking is loading slowly there is a much higher chance the customer bounces.
http://www.hanapinmarketing.com/ppc-library/webinars/excel-tools-unlock-hidden-ppc-data/?utm_source=PPC%20Hero&utm_medium=Leaderboard&utm_term=Hidden%20PPC%20Data November 2, 2017 Since the Apple store launched in 2008, it’s grown to house 2.2 million apps in 2016 and receives more than 500 million unique customers per week.
http://www.hanapinmarketing.com/ppc-library/webinars/excel-tools-unlock-hidden-ppc-data/?utm_source=PPC%20Hero&utm_medium=Leaderboard&utm_term=Hidden%20PPC%20Data November 1, 2017 When you consider the combination of machine learning and PPC, what are your thoughts? Do they excite or scare you? We get EXCITED. The pressure to drive growth has never been greater.
http://www.hanapinmarketing.com/ppc-library/webinars/excel-tools-unlock-hidden-ppc-data/?utm_source=PPC%20Hero&utm_medium=Leaderboard&utm_term=Hidden%20PPC%20Data October 31, 2017 AdWords Search once openly offered a report that showed the volume of users you interacted with as well as how many interactions you conducted prior to a click or conversion.
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