Simply put it is a form of internet advertising where your ad is shown online; either on a search engine results page (e.g. Google, Bing) or on another website (e.g. CNN, Fox News etc.) and you only pay for that ad if someone clicks on it. Ads can be highly targeted to your audience, making them more likely to convert (e.g. contact your business, download an app or make a purchase from your site).
Optimized PPC campaigns that target the correct audience are the quickest way to drive more traffic and increase your customer base.
If not correctly set up, a PPC campaign can quickly devour time and money and show little or no return for your efforts. 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. Selecting the most common keywords and matching the intent of the searcher with the objective of the campaign is crucial. Finding the most relevant keywords is accomplished through specialized tools that PPC agencies have access to.
Demographic or geographic targeting is often part of successful PPC campaigns. In order to match ads with the correct audience, your pay per click agency should meet with you and take the time to learn about your business, offerings and goals.
PPC is a real time auction. You are bidding against your Hanford competition for prime on-screen real-estate. Competitor research is an important part of what a PPC agency does. This allows you to adjustments in your strategy and deploy efficient campaigns.
Detailed knowledge of advertising platforms are essential for a Hanford PPC management company to help you target the right audience for your objectives. Professional PPC firms will work hand in hand with you and advise on everything from keyword selection to which audiences you should be aiming for.
Writing compelling ads that are more likely to be clicked on, and highly targeted landing pages that help convert leads or customers are other ways in which agencies help.
Your page must be optimized for conversion once your ad has been clicked. In order to convert a lead, you must have a clear call to action that directly correlates to the ad that was clicked on. A dedicated landing page that is continuously reviewed and optimized is the best solution for this. 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.