If your Google AdWords campaign isn’t generating the type of lead volume, lead quality, or ROI that it should, it’s highly likely that the campaign is suffering from common missteps that plague many B2B paid search programs. By adhering to a few basic principles, even the most lackluster campaign can… Read More
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Broad Match is Not Your Friend: Using Match Types to Get More from Your PPC Campaign
Selective and proactive use of match types (broad, phrase, exact) is a key technique in optimizing the performance of Google AdWords™ campaigns. Unfortunately, many less experienced advertisers tend to over-use the default setting, broad match, for their campaigns, based on the faulty logic that it will generate the highest volume… Read More
Failing at Paid Search? Maybe You’re Just Measuring It Wrong.
The lack of an appropriate and complete tracking system is one of the most common errors, or omissions, that B2B marketers make in setting up a paid search program. It’s easy to see why. Google, for example, provides basic tracking services – impressions, clicks, cost per click – automatically and… Read More
7 Tips for a Successful PPC Landing Page
Where do most paid search (PPC) campaigns succeed or fail? Though it’s typical for marketers to invest more time and legwork in the mechanics of search (keywords, bid strategy, campaign structure), I’d argue that the majority of PPC campaigns are won or lost at the close: the landing page. The… Read More