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Google Ads: How Much Should You Spend?

Google Ads (formerly known as Google AdWords) is a powerful advertising tool for small businesses. We work with clients all the time that have had great success generating leads and seeing a great ROI by using Google Ads. Whenever we speak to potential clients or host a Google Ads webinar, one of the most common questions [...]

[Google Ads Case Study] 5 Steps to Boost Conversions by 41% While Cutting Costs 33%

When I was reviewing one of our client's accounts in Google Ads (formerly known as Google AdWords), I started to notice that our client was consistently generating more conversions at a lower cost per conversion.  When I took a closer look, I was pleasantly surprised to see conversions were up 41% and cost per conversion [...]

10 Google Ads Challenges for Small Businesses and How to Overcome Them

Harnessing the full potential of Google Ads (formerly Google AdWords) is easier said than done, especially if you're a small business owner who is new to online advertising. But make no mistake -- overcoming the challenges of using Google Ads is more than worth your while. Cultivating effective ad campaigns requires research, optimization and a [...]

The Difference Between Google Ads Search and Display Networks

To be blunt, it's easy to waste a large percentage of your advertising budget in Google Ads (aka Google AdWords). Google has designed the Google Ads platform with advertising professionals and analysts in mind and therefore choosing the correct setup for your campaign's goals is often tricky. That is to say, one seemingly innocuous setting can throw off an entire campaign. [...]

[Google Ads Case Study] How Ruthless Ad Management Outperforms Equality

When I started playing football back in 1989, I distinctly remember how proud I felt when the coach gave me my first trinket on my helmet.  It was a star because I contributed to one of our wins that year.  I also remember my older brother who had dozens of trinkets on his helmet (similar [...]

How to Use Google Analytics to Track All of Your Marketing

One of the things I admire about the small business owners I work with is the amount of effort they put into marketing their businesses. Most small business owners use a variety of different marketing channels including digital, print, direct mail, etc. Tracking digital marketing has become a fairly straightforward process, especially since online marketing [...]

4 Warning Signs Your Google Ads Campaign Needs a Tune-Up

Think of Google Ads like owning a car. What would happen if you ignored all the warning lights and skipped your scheduled service tune-ups? Eventually your car would break down.  Something would stop working and you would likely be forced to spend a lot of money to fix a problem that could have been avoided [...]

7 Google Ads Mistakes That Could Be Hurting Your Campaign

I love Google Ads. In my opinion, it's one of the best investments a small business can make because it can generate tons of leads that convert into sales. But, it's also very easy to lose money if you mismanage your Google Ads account.  Google Ads mistakes can be costly, but are often easy to [...]

[Google Ads Case Study] 3 “Cheats” to Instantly Boost Your ROI

If you grew up playing Nintendo in the 80's like me, then you probably remember the Contra "cheat" code to get 30 lives - up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, b, a, start.  That is forever ingrained in my memory! Contra was an incredibly difficult and frustrating game if you played [...]

By | December 6th, 2018|Categories: Pay Per Click Advertising|Tags: |

15 Stats That Prove Google Adwords Is A Great Investment For Your Business

Not sure Google AdWords is 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 Really Using Search Engines [...]