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. Not everyone sees your ad. This is by design as we only want to show your ads to people who are most likely to use your product or service.
PPC marketing campaigns that are correctly targeted and optimized can quickly generate relevant traffic for your website.
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. 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.
Your PPC campaign may target a particular demographic or geographic section of the population. 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 Santee for ad space. PPC is a real time auction. Whoever is paying the highest price will have their ad shown. Understanding what the competition is doing and how best to position yourself against them is an important service provided by a PPC management company.
A Santee PPC management company with deep knowledge of the advertising platform is perfectly positioned to review your objectives and help you target the right audience from day one of your PPC campaign. Whether it is keyword selection or demographic and geographical targeting the PPC firm will be able to advise you on 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.
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. Dedicated landing pages that are reviewed, updated and optimized are the best way to accomplish this. As a general rule, each campaign must contain its on dedicated landing page. Most homepages are not optimized for a PPC campaign.