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4 Steps to Create Your Digital Marketing Plan

With less than 2 months left in the year, it's time to buckle down and create next year's marketing plan if you haven’t already.  If you have writer's block or early-onset Holidayitis, then this 4-step process will help you kick start your planning season. Before we dive in I need to clear up an all too [...]

15 Stats That Prove Google Ads Are A Great Investment For Your Business

Not sure whether Google Ads (formerly Google AdWords) are a good investment for your business? Then consider the 15 stats below, which I organized around frequently-asked questions (FAQs) that I hear from business owners.   First things first, if you're considering search engine advertising, then you need to answer this FAQ...   Are My Customers [...]

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 [...]

7 Steps to Set Up a Google Ads Campaign

Google Ads (formerly known as Google AdWords) is one of the best advertising options online. 3.5 billion Google searches are made every day, and that's why Google Ads are a great way to get your website in front of the eyes of your consumers. Did you know that for every $1 spent on Google Ads, the [...]

[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 [...]

Are Google Search Ads a Good Option for Your Business? 4 Questions to Find Out

Deciding to advertise with Google Ads can be a daunting step for any small-to-medium-sized business. Frankly, Google doesn’t do a good job at spelling out what types of businesses would benefit from search ads. Nor are they particularly forthright about what to expect with different sized budgets. The whole Google Ads platform is designed with [...]

By |September 28th, 2019|Categories: Pay Per Click Advertising|

What You Need to Know About Google Quality Score

Whether you use Google Ads all the time or have toyed with the idea of starting a campaign, you've likely heard about Google’s ‘Quality Score’ -- the rating that Google gives your targeted keywords based on a number of different factors.  This score is also used to determine your cost per-click (CPC) and ad rank [...]

By |September 5th, 2019|Categories: Pay Per Click Advertising|Tags: |

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 [...]

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 [...]