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.
A correctly optimized and targeted PPC marketing campaign is the fastest way to drive the correct traffic to your website.
To save money. If not properly configured your PPC campaign can burn through all of your budget with no return on investment. Certain elements are required for success across all PPC campaigns, but each one is uniquely different.
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.
Your PPC campaign may target a particular demographic or geographic section of the population. 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.
Competition in Hamilton can be fierce. Whoever pays the highest price for an ad wins, turning PPC into a real time online auction. Competitor research is an important part of what a PPC agency does. This allows you to adjustments in your strategy and deploy efficient campaigns.
Detailed knowledge of advertising platforms are essential for a Hamilton PPC management company to help you target the right audience for your objectives. 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. Dedicated landing pages that are reviewed, updated and optimized are the best way to accomplish this. As a general rule, each campaign must contain its on dedicated landing page. Most homepages are not optimized for a PPC campaign.