Diagnosing and fixing PPC problems is easier than you may think. Roll up your sleeves and use this troubleshooting manual to guide you through some of the most common problems you’ll face in PPC, with steps you can take to fix what’s broken.
Your quality score is very important and you'd be crazy to ignore it. Simply put, if you're an AdWords advertiser, improving your quality score should be at the top of your agenda. Here are four reasons why quality scores are so important.
Matching your ad copy and landing pages to the current season, a holiday, or current events will make your ads fresh, relevant, and stand out from competitors. It's also a simple and effective way to boost click-through and conversion rates.
AdWords announced one way Google it is leveraging its Consumer Survey data: through annotations displayed in AdWords ads. Ads can show in up to three categories of consumer ratings. The feature is now rolling in the U.S., U.K., and Canada.
While it's certainly possible to manage PPC using only the AdWords and Bing Ads online interfaces, doing so will be less than optimal. Here are the top recommendations from 20 top PPC experts on the must-have free tools for PPC success.
Providing ads with more detail improves the overall user experience. Sitelinks help users get to exactly where they need to go, and are a great way to boost your average CTR. Here are some keys to success when implementing descriptive site links.
Google is testing new targeting capabilities through a partnership with Bizo. Advertisers can select Bizo audience segments within Google AdWords for display campaigns. Available segments include beauty, fashion, parenting, technology, and music.
Google AdWords has officially announced a new way for advertisers to track and measure conversions with their new flexible conversion counting. The goal is to help advertisers track the types of conversions that work best for their business model.
Google's DoubleClick and Yandex's advertising network are powered by real-time-bidding technology publishers and advertisers will be able to maximize their advertising revenues and cut costs through the algorithm based bidding.
This partnership now allows both Google's and Yandex's real-time bidding systems integration, providing Google's advertising customers with access to Yandex's inventory and Yandex's ad customers access to the DoubleClick Ad Exchange.
The Search Funnels Attribution Modeling Tool is Google's attempt to give advertisers more data on the context of a user's path to conversion. Here's why you should be excited, and why you shouldn't get carried away and try to use it too soon.
Many search marketers still aren't taking users' context clues (e.g., time of day, location, device, and keyword) into account when creating ads. If you're one of them, you're missing out. Here's how to leverage these context clues.
Sometimes we get stuck. Our ad tweaks all start looking the same. We obsess over punctuation rather than significant differences in messaging. If you've tried everything without making progress, here's one way you can escape the mental quagmire.
New Kenshoo data highlights digital marketing activity within the insurance sector, including ad spend and social media activities. Auto, life, and health insurance categories were the most competitive subsectors within the industry.
Targeting via the GDN is extremely complex and it’s difficult to master. There are a few pitfalls that may cause you to generate erroneous spend, resulting in poor performance – but ultimately, I blame the children. Here's why...
All online merchants now have access to Shopping campaigns, Google's Product Listing Ads program, which has been in beta since October. Shopping campaigns allow advertisers to see more product data within AdWords, among other structural changes.
Plenty of changes have been made on both Google and Bing Ads in the last year as a result of enhanced campaigns. With a long list distractions and optimization ideas, let's focus on three simple tactics which can drive quick wins.
With so many DSPs available it can be challenging to determine which platform will best serve your needs. What are some common inefficiencies to look out for and questions to ask before committing? Consider these five factors when choosing a DSP.
Google AdWords announced it is changing the way conversions are counted and a new Search Funnels Attribution Modeling Tool. Meanwhile, the new DoubleClick Search Commerce Suite offers tools to easily create and update text ad and PLA campaigns.
The next time you're ready to launch a new product or service, be sure to include awareness campaigns in your marketing mix. Here's what you'll need to do to create search volume where none exists with the help of PPC advertising.