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.
Optimized PPC campaigns that target the correct audience are the quickest way to drive more traffic and increase your customer base.
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.
Every campaign has the same first step, and that is understanding the keywords being used by your target audience in the search efforts. 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.
Demographic or geographic targeting is often part of successful PPC campaigns. Understanding your business objectives helps pay per click agencies select the best ad platforms and match ads with your target audience.
Competition in Blaine can be fierce. Whoever pays the highest price for an ad wins, turning PPC into a real time online auction. 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 Blaine 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. While planning the best approach for your campaign, a PPC firm will help you explore keyword selection, demographic and geographical targeting.
Writing compelling ads that are more likely to be clicked on, and highly targeted landing pages that help convert leads or customers are other ways in which agencies help.
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. It is vitally important that the searcher land on a page that has clear and compelling information about the product or services in the ad, with a distinct call to action. 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.