Turning a click into a lead or customer can be a daunting task. With so many moving pieces that must work together, it makes sense to partner with a Albany, OR PPC agency instead of trying to run a pay-per-click campaign yourself. In order to maximize the return from your PPC campaign it make sense to work with a search marketing company with detailed knowledge to give you a clear advantage over your competition.
If you are looking for a marketing partner who will actively work with you to maximize leads, exposure and awareness from your PPC investment, call us today to find out more.
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. 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.
You can, of course run your own campaigns. Google Ads provides comprehensive guides that explain how to set up and run a campaign. Just because you CAN do something doesn't mean you should. Google Ads will gladly spend your money without much thought going into a campaign. Each campaign must be setup, optimized, have dedicated landing pages and receive ongoing management to run efficiently. In addition to having Google Ads experience you will need a web site company to develop and optimize landing pages.
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. Certain elements are required for success across all PPC campaigns, but each one is uniquely different.
Understanding the keywords that your target audience is using when they search is the first step in any successful campaign. In order for a campaign to work, you must select keywords that align with the intent of the search terms being used. There are specialized research tools that PPC agencies use to help find and use the most relevant keywords.
It is generally best to target a specific geographical location or particular demographic with your PPC campaign. Exploring targeting options within each ad platform is discussed as a pay-per-click agency takes time to understand your business objectives.
Competition in Albany 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 Albany PPC management company to help you target the right audience for your objectives. Whether it is keyword selection or demographic and geographical targeting the PPC firm will be able to advise you on the best approach for your campaign.
In order to convert visitors into leads and customers, they will help develop effective landing pages and compelling ads.
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. 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.
There are other ways to drive traffic to your website. The most common way outside of paid search is Search Engine Optimization. This is a longer term sustained approach to generate organic visitors. Organic rankings come from a combination of best practices employed on your website and off of it. Part of the tactics include writing unique targeted content and technical fixes to a site. However ranking in the top pages for SEO typically takes several months, so PPC can be used to quickly generate traffic while your SEO campaign takes effect. PPC can also be used to experiment and find out interest levels in new keywords. The most successful online marketing strategies use a combination of SEO and PPC.
In order to help you improve returns and conversions on your Google Ads account, our PPC management company has Google Certified Ads specialists on staff to work directly with you. Call us today to find out how we can help.