Increase AdWords QS

It’s no secret that obtaining a high-quality score can have several benefits. Most notability, advertisers will see lower CPCs and better ad position. This helps drive more traffic to your site at a lower cost. Assuming your conversion rates stay consistent this also means that you will see more conversions at a lower cost. A… Read More

November 14, 2017

When building a new AdWords campaign, it’s important to keep ad scheduling in mind. Ask yourself this simple question: When should I be running my ads? Most companies can’t afford to buy one-hundred percent of their Google Search Network traffic. Ad scheduling is a good way to focus spend on the times that are the… Read More

November 14, 2017
Facebook Funnel

Many companies, looking to expand their digital marketing efforts, are turning to Facebook as it continues to convincingly assert its place as a major online advertising platform. And for good reason: B2C and B2B companies reap generous rewards from advertising on Facebook. Some advertisers don’t see value in Facebook because it does not drive “conventional”… Read More

October 20, 2017
Increase your CTR

In 2017, the average click-through rate (CTR) across AdWords is between 2% and 3%. Are you having trouble getting your ads to reach 2% CTR? You’re in luck, because today, I’m going to break down a few ways to increase click-through rate on your paid ads. When combined, these methods will help drive more users… Read More

August 30, 2017

Hello fellow advertisers! Today I will be going in-depth on a concept that I’ve talked about in a couple of my previous video blogs about the Display Network: lacing. Lacing is a form of targeting that allows you to tie multiple pieces of targeting criteria together within the same ad group. Since the Display Network… Read More

August 25, 2017
Avoid Awkward Situations: get up-to-speed on changes to AdWords display network options

Like all new media, Internet advertising has evolved considerably since its inception. Gone are the days of pop-ups crashing your web browser, or misleading hyperlinks. And thank goodness! Hard to imagine using that version of the Internet now. But as digital marketing has gone mainstream, a new set of problems has emerged; in particular, there… Read More

August 22, 2017
Building trust helps client acquisition & retention

For marketing professionals in virtually every industry, who are betting a percentage of their marketing budget on the tangible reach of PPC & display campaigns, being skeptical of SEM services isn’t completely irrational if: They’ve worked with an unethical marketing company in the past, and walked away with nothing to show for it (and criticism… Read More

August 14, 2017

When you think about SEO, you may not typically think of how human factors play a role; you likely think of the results. And rightly so; one of the most important ways to successfully increase the organic rank of your website is to pursue data driven-results: measurable, confirmable numbers that demonstrate ROI and justify your… Read More

August 10, 2017
sales and discounts? use promotion extensions

Today, I’m excited to discuss a new type of Google AdWords ad extension, currently in beta, called “promotion extensions.” A well-timed discount or store-wide sale can be extremely effective when you need to stimulate revenue and get customers excited about shopping. The downside? All the additional work necessary to keep promotions up to date across… Read More

August 8, 2017
2017 SEO Blogging Tips

From Clicks to Conversions: A Meta-Post So, you’re wondering how to optimize your website, and you’ve stumbled across this post looking for SEO blogging tips. You might be wondering how valuable a blog post can be for driving traffic to your site. If so, I’ve got some good news! This will be a “meta” blog… Read More

August 3, 2017

Hello again advertisers! Today we’re going to examine the repercussions of “price shoppers” and other sponsored search behaviors that account for a “click-bounce-return” pattern – and what the advertiser can do about it. If you’re an online advertiser, the odds are good that the product or service you promote has a price tag on it… Read More

August 1, 2017
Bidding On Brand Name Keywords

One of the most common questions I get from clients is this: “Why should I pay money to bid on brand name keywords when we’re already on top of the organic search results?” You may be asking this question, thinking that bidding on brand name keywords seems like a waste of money, but after considering… Read More

July 28, 2017