AdWords isn’t the only way to get your name on a search engine results page. If you want to cover the whole market you need to be on bing ads and Yahoo too.
If you’re considering Search Engine Marketing, you may have some concerns before plunking down your marketing dollars. We thought we’d answer some of the most common AdWords questions. While it may be too late to start in time for the Holiday eCommerce season, it’s not too late to begin planning your 2014 campaigns.
If you use AdWords you should already know that Google’s PPC platform will let you go over your daily budget occasionally if it thinks it can get you a click. In the past, you could spend over 20% of your daily budget, with AdWords aiming to correct the overspend by the end of the month. But now you can spend 200% of your daily budget, again with AdWords fixing the overspend by the end of the month.
Evolving Pay Per Click Measurement The ability to tie online advertising to conversions is essential to understanding the performance of marketing campaigns. But as the sophistication of smartphones (and of Google’s AdWords) have increased, the value of online marketing has grown from just a tool to promote online sales, to one that can drive in-store […]
This month Apple are going to be making some changes in an attempt to protect users of their Safari browser. In September they’re going to launch a new feature called Intelligent Tracking Prevention. Because of these changes to online event tracking Google have decided to change the way their AdWords conversion tracking works, to ensure […]
A/B testing is a big part of creating a successful PPC account. If you’re running Ads on AdWords you need to have a minimum of two variations for each Ad Group so you can see what is working and what isn’t. Google are well aware of this and to help their users they have a number of ad rotation settings. But at the end of this month, they’re going to change slightly.
“Does anyone actually click on these adverts?” This is a common question I hear when I discuss AdWords, or any PPC advertising, with someone for the first time. The answer is a resounding ‘yes’ of course with Google tracking over 4 billion store visits from clicks on their ads. But not every click leads to a conversion and there are plenty of clicks that aren’t even intentional. So how does Google stop accidental clicks?
Vetting for Credibility & Performance Finding the right search marketing (SEM) manager or AdWords agency takes research. To help you find the best match for your business, we found that asking some very specific questions can avoid disappointment. The following questions should make your interviewing list as the answers will help you discern the seasoned professionals […]
Recently we’ve been on-boarding a few new AdWords clients and during the process we noticed that a few of their questions were coming up again and again. So here’s our AdWords Frequently Asked Questions summary, explaining some of the main questions we find ourselves being asked about how to create a great AdWords account.
Google AdWords make Google billions of dollars a year. All of those 50 cent keyword clicks add up, making AdWords a hugely profitable platform. But not every keyword can be got so cheaply, while the average CPC is $2, there are much more expensive keywords out there. We take a look at the list of most expensive keywords, published by Search Engine Journal, and see what information they might give us.