Category : Bid Management

Lower Conversion Cost
May 2, 2016
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I can’t help but feel that almost every PPC advertiser manages their paid search based on instinct more than logic. This is problematic for two reasons: 1. Instinct can be highly derived from a “survival mode” or “stop the bleeding” mentality, and 2. A natural instinct of humans is to take the reasons from what most would describe as common

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April 4, 2016
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Just yesterday, I was looking into an account for an advertiser. He had it audited by a few marketing firms and one told him that he had a massive Lost Impression Share (due to insufficient budget) in his Shopping Campaign and that he ALSO had a very low conversion cost there.This meant Google was telling him to spend more money

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March 30, 2016
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Just like with any new business venture, it's advised you get dirty with a business plan so that you can be super familiar with the costs associated running that business. You'd be surprised how many established businesses still don't really have a grasp on cost and what their target CPAs for various products should be. A challenge advertisers often run

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Change by Ad Position Ranges
March 8, 2016
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We’re all dying to know the immediate effects of Google removing all the text ads from the sidebar. Since February, Google has rolled out a staggered removal of all sidebar texts ads, leaving only Google Shopping ads and the Knowledge Graph. And as of this past week, most of the rollout has completed so we have at least a little

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February 29, 2016
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Google has just released the biggest Adwords update since Enhanced Campaigns almost 2 years ago. We've covered this built up before but now we believe this change will have a bigger impact on advertisers than the Enhanced Campaign Update and bigger than when they removed the 2nd page ad listings. Similar to how Google removed the 2nd page listings and

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February 6, 2013
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Today at exactly 12pm Pacific, Google officially announced its plan to roll out major changes to the Adwords campaign functionality. Calling the “upgrade” Enhanced Campaigns, Google has said this is the “first step to help you more simply and smartly manage” Adwords campaigns as it pertains to the different devices, locations, day scheduling, and conversions across these segments. Previously, we

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KSP_INFOGRAPHIC_v1
July 19, 2012
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We recently had this infographic provided to us from Social Grattitude. We don't know if it's really about the future of paid search but it's still really cool. (more…)

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Example2-copy-300x270
January 31, 2011
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How many keywords should I have? This is the question advertisers should consider more. Instead many ask: Where can I find more keywords? More is better, right? Hell, it’s the American Way. “If I have more keywords, I can cover more bases when customers do a search for my products. The more I have, the wider that net is and

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April 25, 2010
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Lowering Conversion Cost without lowering sales return has always been the advertiser's dilemma. Increasing return has always been an amazing feat. Advertisers have pushed for the lowest conversion cost. But at the end of the sales day, they paid closer attention to sales volume and return than conversion data. As professional Adwords managers, its expected that we'll be asked to

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November 29, 2009
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Keyword Search Pros has had a lot of inquiry to why Google Adwords revenues have changed this year. It is probably no surprise most inquires come in the form of complaints ranging from the new interface change to Google removing the additional Sponsored results on other pages to minimum first page bid requirement. Though advertisers will typically maneuver around the

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