The name of Google is practically synonymous with search, to the point that few people even realize alternatives exist for paid search in places other than Google. They do exist, however, and both Bing and Yahoo have paid search platforms that users can advertise on in much the same way as they do on Google, often with better results. In fact, Bing and Yahoo have both grown over the past year, which means they must be doing something right.
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.
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.
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.
We hear a lot these days about the importance of delivering the right message to the right audience at the right time. This might have been challenging in days gone by, but with the development of programmatic media it’s now little more than a breeze. This is an advanced way of targeting your ideal audience with digital advertising placements based on data and analysis, and marketers are rapidly adopting the new display advertising technology as a means to generate leads while freeing up their time. Is it right for your firm?
With lead ads, potential customers can sign up for what you’re offering, and you’ll get contact info to follow up with them. When potential customers see your ad on Facebook, they can sign up for more info or request something from your business—like price estimates, newsletters, product demos, white papers, trials and much more