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. 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).
PPC marketing campaigns that are correctly targeted and optimized can quickly generate relevant traffic for your website.
To save money. If not properly configured your PPC campaign can burn through all of your budget with no return on investment. Each PPC campaign is different, but the elements required for success are common to all.
The first step in a successful campaign is learning what keywords your target audience is using. 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.
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 effectively an auction – who is prepared to pay the highest price to have their ad shown? Other Waltham companies are competing against you for that valuable ad space. A key service provided by PPC management companies is helping you understand what your competition is doing and how to position yourself against them.
Knowing the ins-and-outs of each ad platform is one of the benefits you receive by partnering with a Waltham PPC agency. 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.
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. 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. The home page of a website rarely contains the elements needed to effectively convert your PPC traffic. A dedicated landing page is a key part of the conversion rate optimization process to maximize the leads generated by the paid search traffic.