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There is a fundamental difference in the way that Google Analytics and AdWords report traffic mediums and which mediums lead to conversions; one of reasons why the numbers will always vary. Read more
This afternoon, I had the pleasure of presenting at SES London, one of the largest conferences that travels around the world. When looking at the session ‘Winning PPC Tactics’, it got me thinking about what I could present.
‘At least give it a go!’ – A statement you probably heard during your first year of school and have continued to hear throughout life. After all we learn best from trying and failing right? The idea of at least trying something has been drilled into us since the early ages by teachers, parents and other figures of authority. But is this always the best way to approach things?
What are the most common errors we see with PPC accounts? Having worked in the Online Marketing game for a few years now, I have seen many attempts at setting up an AdWords account at home. While there are some things that pop up occasionally, there are other errors that I see time and time again.
The value of having a strong Quality Score has increased in recent times, with an article from Larry Kim suggesting that the Cost per Click savings as a result of having a high Quality Score are even greater than they used to be (200% more valuable to be precise!). The only problem is that it has become increasingly more challenging to achieve a high Quality Score compared to past years.
There is a lot of confusion over the ad extensions feature on AdWords. Most accounts I come across do not make the most of them, and it’s still used infrequently compared to the rest of AdWords features. Over the next three weeks I will review and explain the three different ad extension features – location, product and site link, they are great if you can utilise just one and even better if you can use all three.
In July 2012, Google announced a new way to do remarketing which will make it much easier for advertisers to take advantage of this fantastic marketing channel. The new method for remarketing is much smarter and more powerful way, which allows you to create advanced strategies with just one piece of code.
I recently took and thankfully passed the Google Display Advertising Advanced Exam. Which got me thinking afterwards that it would have been good to have some tips to hand for when I was preparing to take it so for my blog this month I aim to give you all a heads up on what to expect with some winning tips!
Sometimes we find AdWords tips that aren’t quite detailed enough to make stand alone posts but are game changers nonetheless and well worth sharing. This post celebrates these AdWords features that are often missed out including everything from the Top Movers report, to shared budgets and IP Blocking.