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A Guide To The Google Ads Universe

When you think of Google Ads (AKA Google AdWords), then where do you picture the ads?  My guess is you immediately think of the ads on Google.com.  Do a search in Google and you'll typically see 3-4 ads at the top of the page that look strikingly similar to the organic results, except for the [...]

3 SEO Tips from My Adventures in a Pumpkin Patch

When my son was just a few months old, I drove the family up to a farm in Connecticut to find the perfect pumpkins.  I remember as soon as we pulled into the "parking lot" it was clear we weren't the only ones with that brilliant idea.  The farm was jam packed with kids, parents, [...]

[Google Ads Case Study] How to Increase Revenue & Decrease Cost at the Same Time

You've probably heard the following quote attributed to John Wanamaker, "Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half." While that may have been true for John, that doesn't have to be the case anymore.  When Google Ads campaigns are set up correctly, it's possible to see [...]

The Most Important Google AdWords Report (Hint: It’s Hidden)

  ''People only see what they are prepared to see." Ralph Waldo Emerson was of course not talking about Google Ads when he penned that quote, but it fits perfectly with the topic of this article.  When managing Google Ads campaigns, you will miss critical information unless you are prepared to see it.   Not Everything [...]

[Replay] Google Analytics Presentation from A/B Testing Summit

I was honored to be invited to speak at the A/B Testing Summit back in June 2019. And today, I'm excited to be sharing the replay of my presentation, in case you missed it or would like to review it another time... "How to Use Google Analytics To Track All Of Your Marketing"   To see [...]

By |September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

4 Steps to Track Your Offline Marketing in Google Analytics

If you're familiar with Google Analytics, then you know it's a great tool for tracking your online marketing campaigns. However, did you know you can use Google Analytics to track your offline marketing as well? By offline, I mean print, direct mail, TV, and radio advertising.  In other words, any marketing you're doing off of [...]

The Most Critical Factor In Your Google Ads Campaign

Want to know the one, most critical factor that will determine the success or failure with Google Ads? I'll give you a hint: It has nothing to do with copywriting, quality scores, landing page optimization, or any fancy automation or research tools.  Don't get me wrong, those are all important, but they aren't the most [...]

Congruence = Secret To Google Ads Success

Whether you're new to Google Ads or a wily veteran, I can pretty much guarantee you will eventually fall victim to Campaign Tunnel Vision. This little known ailment occurs when you overly focus your attention and effort on just one piece of your sales funnel at the expense of all the other key areas. For [...]

The 3 Stages of SEO & Where You Need to Focus At Each Stage

If you've researched SEO at all, then you know it's complicated, there are a lot of moving parts, and things change very rapidly.  Ultimately, all of that leads to frustration because it's nearly impossible to know where to focus your energy to improve your SEO results. Should you be blogging?  Do you need to edit your webpages?  Do you need [...]

Marketing 101: Why Conversion is Key to Your Success

Your conversion rate is hands-down the most important metric in digital marketing. Everything you do in online marketing is designed to convert visitors to your website into paying customers for your business.  And conversion rates don't just include sales -- people who make appointments, fill out contact forms, call you, and request free quotes also count [...]