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. Your ads don't show to everyone. They only display for a highly targeted audience giving you the best chance of a lead or sale.
PPC marketing campaigns that are correctly targeted and optimized can quickly generate relevant traffic for your website.
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.
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. Finding the most relevant keywords is accomplished through specialized tools that PPC agencies have access to.
After keyword research you need to zero in on what demographic and geographic targets you wish to reach. 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.
Competition in Edina can be fierce. Whoever pays the highest price for an ad wins, turning PPC into a real time online auction. 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 Edina 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.
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.
Your page must be optimized for conversion once your ad has been clicked. A call to action coupled with clear information on the service or product that the lead was looking for when the clicked on the ad is crucial. A dedicated landing page that is continuously reviewed and optimized is the best solution for this. Dedicated landing pages are a key part of the conversion rate optimization process. Home pages generally do not contain the elements needed to effectively convert PPC traffic brought in by leads generated from paid search.