Does your company need a cost-effective means for quickly generating new business leads? Pay-per-click advertising (PPC) is one of the most cost-effective methods for demand based lead generation. The numbers don’t lie: -Even though only 6% of Google and Bing users click on a paid search result, PPC ads account for 64.6% of clicks for keyword searches that imply high commercial intent.
It takes a matter of minutes to set up an AdWords campaign, and for as little as a few dollars each day, your AdWords account will start driving qualified customers straight to your website. However, despite AdWords’ ease-of-use many businesses fail to see any results from their campaigns. In fact, only 26% of B2C and 20% of B2B businesses say that PPC campaigns, like Google AdWords, make the biggest impact on lead generation.
Two of the most important trends that have completely changed how marketers function are Search Marketing and Inbound Marketing. But these trends don't exist completely independant of each other. How is it that paid Search Marketing, or PPC, can contribute to a more successful Inbound Marketing strategy? This infographic explores this exact question in detail.
You may or may not be aware of this already, but iSpionage makes it possible to take a peek at your competition by giving you access to estimates advertising budgets plus a summary of the actual ad copy, keywords, and landing pages your competitors are using.
Writing copy isn’t easy. Your job as a copy writer is to read customers’ minds and figure out which words will convince them to click through and buy what you’re selling. Like we said, it’s not easy. The good news is that writing PPC copy is easier than most other types of copywriting. Not because PPC copy itself is necessarily easy to write, but because ad campaigns provide a built in way to test your copy so you can immediately find out how well it’s performing. Instead of guessing whether or not it’s converting, you’ll know within a few days.
In order to conduct more effective keyword research, you will first want to spend some time making notes about what you’re offering and figuring out what problem your product solves. We highly recommend you start by evaluating and thinking deeply about your product, or what needs your service solves before beginning your keyword research.
Google AdWords is one of the most popular ways for businesses large and small to advertise and market their products and services online, with Google generating revenues of approximately 100 million dollars per day from the service. However, did you know that there are certain actions you must take before you launch your campaign? If you fail to set up your campaign as optimally as you should, you may in fact end up benefitting Google more than your own business.
Anyone interested in running a paid search campaign is most likely looking to solidify a quality marketing strategy. Part of implementing a good strategy is utilizing the best tools on the market to keep your campaign well organized and running smoothly. While there are many options available for paid search campaign management, the most effective platform also happens to be made by the industry leader—Google. Not only does Google provide a forum for researching and setting up your paid search campaign with their AdWords program, but they also provide a free campaign management system, Google AdWords Editor, to help you effectively optimize your PPC efforts. Google also frequently updates their software to improve user experience and efficiency.
The fierce competition to make one-self stand out in the complex mesh of internet, has led experts to the development of myriad online marketing strategies and gimmicks - online advertising being a strong component of it. Pay-per-click (PPC) is an equally important form of internet advertising deployed extensively to steer traffic to your own website. What makes this strategy so relevant, and also blatantly suggested in the name itself, is of course that you pay only when someone clicks on your advertisement.
Big companies have big budgets. However, those budgets are hotly contested by every part of the organization from finance to sales to marketing to human resources to customer service. This can create a very competitive atmosphere inside the organization and management has to be very careful to avoid a zero sum budgeting attitude. Trust me, I’ve seen it happen.