Pay Per Click is a model of only paying for clicks that generate traffic to your website. The paid ads can appear on internet search result pages such as Bing and Google, and also appear on websites that sell ad space such as news websites, blogs, information sites and more. 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).
The quickest way to generate relevant traffic to your website is through a optimized and targeted PPC marketing campaign.
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.
Every campaign has the same first step, and that is understanding the keywords being used by your target audience in the search efforts. Understanding what your ideal customer is using in their search queries is vital. A PPC agency will have access to specialized research tools to help select the best keywords from the start.
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.
PPC is a real time auction. You are bidding against your Upland 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 Upland PPC management company does. 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.
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.
Your page must be optimized for conversion once your ad has been clicked. 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. The best solution is a dedicated landing page that is constantly reviewed and optimized. As a general rule, each campaign must contain its on dedicated landing page. Most homepages are not optimized for a PPC campaign.