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. To give your ad the best chance for success in converting a lead or sale, we make sure they are only shown to a highly targeted audience.
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. Despite differences across PPC campaigns, they all share a common set of elements; the building blocks for success
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. 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. 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.
PPC is effectively an auction – who is prepared to pay the highest price to have their ad shown? Other Portland companies are competing against you for that valuable ad space. Competitor research is an important part of what a PPC agency does. This allows you to adjustments in your strategy and deploy efficient campaigns.
A Portland 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. 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.
Enticing someone to click on your ad is only part of the puzzle, they must be directed to a page that is optimized for conversions. 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. 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.