PPC is paid advertising on the internet. Your ad is show on websites (e.g. CNN, Fox News etc.) and also appears on search engine results pages such as Google and Bing. You are only charged if someone clicks on your ad. Your ads don't show to everyone. They only display for a highly targeted audience giving you the best chance of a lead or sale.
A correctly optimized and targeted PPC marketing campaign is the fastest way to drive the correct traffic to your website.
To save money. If not properly configured your PPC campaign can burn through all of your budget with no return on investment. While there are differences in every PPC campaign, certain aspects do remain common for success.
The first step in a successful campaign is learning what keywords your target audience is using. Understanding what your ideal customer is using in their search queries is vital. Finding the most relevant keywords is accomplished through specialized tools that PPC agencies have access to.
It is generally best to target a specific geographical location or particular demographic with your PPC campaign. A pay per click agency will take the time to understand your business objectives and match those to the targeting options with the ad platform.
You are bidding against your competition in Scottsdale for ad space. PPC is a real time auction. Whoever is paying the highest price will have their ad shown. Knowing what your competition is doing is one of the elements provided by a PPC management company. It helps you understand how to position yourself and define what strategies to deploy.
Detailed knowledge of advertising platforms are essential for a Scottsdale PPC management company to help you target the right audience for your objectives. While planning the best approach for your campaign, a PPC firm will help you explore keyword selection, demographic and geographical targeting.
Agencies will develop targeted ad copy with compelling offers that lead to relevant landing pages.
Optimized landing pages are another vital part of the strategy. Once you have a click you must direct that visitor to a landing page that is designed to convert that lead into a customer or client. A call to action coupled with clear information on the service or product that the lead was looking for when the clicked on the ad is crucial. Stand alone landing pages must be constantly updated, optimized and reviewed. Paid search leads need to be directed to a dedicated landing page. Home pages are not optimized to effectively convert PPC traffic because the generally do not contain the elements required for lead conversion.