PPC is paid advertising on the internet. Your ad is show on websites (e.g. CNN, Fox News etc.) and also appears on search engine results pages such as Google and Bing. You are only charged if someone clicks on your ad. 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.
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. Each PPC campaign is different, but the elements required for success are common to all.
Keyword planning is an essential first step to building a winning campaign. Matching the intent of the searcher with the most common keywords being used is crucial for a campaign to work. Finding the most relevant keywords is accomplished through specialized tools that PPC agencies have access to.
It is generally best to target a specific geographical location or particular demographic with your PPC campaign. 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 Council Bluffs for ad space. PPC is a real time auction. Whoever is paying the highest price will have their ad shown. A key service provided by PPC management companies is helping you understand what your competition is doing and how to position yourself against them.
Reviewing your objectives, targeting the right audience and choosing the right advertising platforms from day one are core components of what a Council Bluffs 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. The best solution is a dedicated landing page that is constantly reviewed and optimized. 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.