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. 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.
PPC marketing campaigns that are correctly targeted and optimized can quickly generate relevant traffic for your website.
PPC campaigns can cost a lot of time and money. If not setup correctly you can end up with zero results and no budget left for ads. While there are differences in every PPC campaign, certain aspects do remain common for success.
Understanding the keywords that your target audience is using when they search is the first step in any successful campaign. In order for a campaign to work, you must select keywords that align with the intent of the search terms being used. Using specialized software is one of the secret weapons in any PPC expert's arsenal.
After keyword research you need to zero in on what demographic and geographic targets you wish to reach. 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.
You are bidding against your competition in La Mesa 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.
Reviewing your objectives, targeting the right audience and choosing the right advertising platforms from day one are core components of what a La Mesa PPC management company does. Geographical targeting, keyword selection and demographic targeting are all areas that a PPC firm will advise you on while developing the best approach for your campaign.
They can also help write compelling ads that are more likely to be clicked on, as well as develop effective landing pages that encourage any visitors to convert into leads or customers.
Enticing someone to click on your ad is only part of the puzzle, they must be directed to a page that is optimized for conversions. 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. As a general rule, each campaign must contain its on dedicated landing page. Most homepages are not optimized for a PPC campaign.