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.
The quickest way to generate relevant traffic to your website is through a optimized and targeted PPC marketing campaign.
In order to see the best results you need to partner with an expert. People who try to go it alone generally do not see any results and burn through their ad budget quickly. While there are differences in every PPC campaign, certain aspects do remain common for success.
The first step in a successful campaign is learning what keywords your target audience is using. 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.
It is generally best to target a specific geographical location or particular demographic with your PPC campaign. 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.
PPC is a real time auction. You are bidding against your Galveston competition for prime on-screen real-estate. Understanding what the competition is doing and how best to position yourself against them is an important service provided by a PPC management company.
Knowing the ins-and-outs of each ad platform is one of the benefits you receive by partnering with a Galveston PPC agency. 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.
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.
Once your ad has attracted a click, it is important that the traffic is sent to a page that is optimized for conversion. 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. Stand alone landing pages must be constantly updated, optimized and reviewed. As a general rule, each campaign must contain its on dedicated landing page. Most homepages are not optimized for a PPC campaign.