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).
A correctly optimized and targeted PPC marketing campaign is the fastest way to drive the correct traffic to 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. Each PPC campaign is different, but the elements required for success are common to all.
Understanding the keywords that your target audience is using when they search is the first step in any successful campaign. Selecting the most common keywords and matching the intent of the searcher with the objective of the campaign is crucial. Using specialized software is one of the secret weapons in any PPC expert's arsenal.
It is generally best to target a specific geographical location or particular demographic with your PPC campaign. Understanding your business objectives helps pay per click agencies select the best ad platforms and match ads with your target audience.
PPC is a real time auction. You are bidding against your Somerville competition for prime on-screen real-estate. 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 Somerville 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. 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.
Agencies will develop targeted ad copy with compelling offers that lead to relevant landing pages.
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. A dedicated landing page that is continuously reviewed and optimized is the best solution for this. 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.