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. To give your ad the best chance for success in converting a lead or sale, we make sure they are only shown to a highly targeted audience.
The quickest way to generate relevant traffic to your website is through a optimized and targeted PPC marketing campaign.
If not correctly set up, a PPC campaign can quickly devour time and money and show little or no return for your efforts. Despite differences across PPC campaigns, they all share a common set of elements; the building blocks for success
Understanding the keywords that your target audience is using when they search is the first step in any successful campaign. Understanding what your ideal customer is using in their search queries is vital. 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. 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.
PPC is a real time auction. You are bidding against your San Francisco 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.
Reviewing your objectives, targeting the right audience and choosing the right advertising platforms from day one are core components of what a San Francisco PPC management company does. While planning the best approach for your campaign, a PPC firm will help you explore keyword selection, demographic and geographical targeting.
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.
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. The page must clearly contain the information, product or service that the searcher was looking for when they clicked on the ad together with a call to action to convert them. Stand alone landing pages must be constantly updated, optimized and reviewed. As a general rule, each campaign must contain its on dedicated landing page. Most homepages are not optimized for a PPC campaign.