It's far more common for searchers to enter multiple phrases in rapid succession, building on each preceding one, until they find what they seek. Users are indeed more likely to click on advertisers who appear more often in the same session.
About 12,700 advertisers spent more than $750 million on more than 50,000 travel-related keywords in Google AdWords. Those keywords averaged a 4.18 percent click-through rate at an average cost per click of $0.86, according to AdGooroo's report.
Landing page testing should be near the top of your list of optimization techniques. Here's how to use DoubleClick Search to learn how users are reacting to your landing pages and tweak those pages to increase conversion rates in a few simple steps.
What is the "right" position is for a given keyword? A data set of more than 12,000 data points was analyzed to find out what the click-through rate (CTR) would be at various average positions. Here are three insights from the data.
Don't get stuck in the mire of the present and always putting out fires within your account. PPC managers need to reside in the future, past, and present simultaneously in order to get the full scope of their campaigns and optimize them successfully.
Marin Software customers can now import their Google remarketing lists into the platform. Advertisers can then sort the retargeting lists into groups to optimize bidding and customize the creative at the keyword level.
Optimizing your conversion rate is so important because it drives bid. Your bid helps determine your position, or your profitability. Here's how you can improve your landing pages, and then reinvest gains into your PPC strategy.
You've hired experts to handle your search marketing. Good for you! Now how do you make sure they have what they need to succeed, are earning their keep, and not just phoning it in? Let's look at a few ways to get the most from your search agency.
With Mother's Day right around the corner, AdGooroo wanted to examine the paid search landscape to see who the leaders were in mobile, desktop, and tablet paid search for the flowers and gifts category. ProFlowers and 1800Flowers claimed the top...
Good PPC managers get results, know their way around the necessary data tools, and can follow the foundations of PPC well. But great PPC managers don’t stop there. These are some characteristics that elevate a PPC manager from good to great.
An analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats will help give you a detailed understanding of opportunities inside and outside of your paid search accounts. Here's how to do a PPC audit through the lens of a SWOT analysis.
PPC advertising will deliver targeted traffic, but it takes technical know-how to do it properly. An expert paid search analyst reviews every facet of your account, looking for areas to improve leads and sales. Here's why you should hire one.
Bing Ads has made a change to their Keywords Tab to allow advertisers to review up to 50,000 keywords within their user interface. Previously, if you had more than 5,000 keywords, an alert would appear asking you to narrow down the keywords scope.
While updates to the AdWords interface come out frequently, AdWords Editor continues to be left behind with the same functionality. Will Google continue to support AdWords Editor, or will it be phased out in favor of the web interface?
Here are three ways to use the latest Google Keyword Planner features to make your AdWords management more receptive to user context (location, device, and time), which in turn will help make your entire campaign more successful.
Digital marketing agency 360i announced a new technology platform for pay-per-click advertisers that aims to reverse engineer the Google AdWords quality score and make recommendations on how to improve performance.
Launching a Dynamic Search Ad (DSA) campaign through Google AdWords takes work and refinement, but over time, if created and optimized correctly, this campaign can become your very own gold mine. You can use these tips to get started.
Two new features add powerful, enterprise-level AdWords management functionality previously available through outside platforms like Kenshoo and Marin. Two other features are unique to Google and will give management solutions a run for their money.
During a live-stream event today, Google announced three key AdWords updates that will be launched over the next few months – new app ads, more insightful reporting, and enterprise-class tools for efficiency and scale.