Driving conversions is all about how your customers’ perceive your business. Including authentic feedback from customers on your landing pages, people who your buyers regard as their peers, is a great way to build trust. Find out how to make the most of customer reviews.
Negative keywords are words and phrases related to your product or service but aren’t relevant, and thus your ads would not show when those negative queries are searched for. Learn How to determine negative keywords for your business.
Do you want to control your advertising budget? Do you need to attract web traffic rapidly? If so, then using Google AdWords is an ideal solution.
But there’s a downside.
Unlike growing traffic organically through search engine optimization, you have to pay for AdWords. Again. And again. And yet again.
That means you need to optimize your ads for the best results and get more for your money.
Marketing these days is full of jargon, which can be confusing for senior executives and others who aren’t fully immersed in it on a daily basis. Understanding the differences between demand generation, lead generation and inbound marketing is paramount for business leaders to make logical decisions about where best to apply marketing dollars. We’ve put together this primer to help you identify primary characteristics and key tactics of these disciplines, so you confidently develop a strategy that includes all three.
B2B buyers are more than halfway through the buying cycle by the time they contact a salesperson. Thus, sales and marketing professionals have ceded most of their control over the early buying stages. Luckily, to borrow a phrase from Bob Dylan, “The times they are a-changin’.” That transformation is courtesy of Big Data, which has spurred the creation of solutions that track B2B buyer intent. They can help you to offer “intent-based” content — the right information at the right time to the right people.
Online users leave digital clues about their intentions wherever they go on the internet. When they visit your website or click on links in emails, that information is 1st party data that belongs to you. If they visit other sites or participate in discussions on social media platforms, it’s 3rd party data. It’s crucial to consider both when you’re trying to determine a user’s intention. Here’s an approach to lead generation with intent data.
Display advertising is big business. Programmatic platforms are growing. Why? TV viewing is changing, and media habits are evolving, especially with younger audiences. Marrying power creative with targeted media channels is advertising 101, and display advertising is an important channel to build awareness and contribute to conversion; it’s just not easy to connect the dots, but research has proven the lift display brings to sales and lead generation. Don’t avoid it; embrace it.
The dreaded blank screen stares back at you. Your to-do list is growing. You’re bleary-eyed. All you want to do is to kick up your feet at the end of a long day and enjoy your favorite beverage.
It’s up to you, however, to turn the stubborn empty page into a tasty blog post your audience devours. And that leaves you struggling to shoe-horn the creation of a blog post into your not-a-minute-to-spare days.
So how do you go lickety-split from that blank screen to words that tempt and satisfy?
You have to change how you write. To do so, follow this prescription.
If you have ever faced the problem of low email open rates (haven’t we all?), you likely want to understand the elements of an email marketing subject line that compel someone to open an email. So I’ve rounded up some gems of wisdom from the email marketing experts — all based on research — that you can come back to again and again when writing those pesky subject lines that are oh-so important in spurring recipients to open your emails.
Optimizing Google AdWords campaigns to reach your ROI goals is an ongoing process, as your Google AdWords consultant should be looking at a variety of variables. One of the most important optimizations is bidding strategy, of which there are many to pick from depending on your business goals. Most common is to grow your conversion rates, and reduce your cost-per-conversion. Understanding all the bid strategies offered by AdWords as well as the adjustment options is integral, and we consistently keep an eye on where we can refine and tweak.