Pay Per Click is a model of only paying for clicks that generate traffic to your website. The paid ads can appear on internet search result pages such as Bing and Google, and also appear on websites that sell ad space such as news websites, blogs, information sites and more. 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.
If not correctly set up, a PPC campaign can quickly devour time and money and show little or no return for your efforts. While there are differences in every PPC campaign, certain aspects do remain common for success.
Every campaign has the same first step, and that is understanding the keywords being used by your target audience in the search efforts. Selecting the most common keywords and matching the intent of the searcher with the objective of the campaign is crucial. 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. Understanding your business objectives helps pay per click agencies select the best ad platforms and match ads with your target audience.
PPC is a real time auction. You are bidding against your Grapevine competition for prime on-screen real-estate. Competitor research is an important part of what a PPC agency does. This allows you to adjustments in your strategy and deploy efficient campaigns.
Knowing the ins-and-outs of each ad platform is one of the benefits you receive by partnering with a Grapevine 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.
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.
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. 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. The home page of a website rarely contains the elements needed to effectively convert your PPC traffic. A dedicated landing page is a key part of the conversion rate optimization process to maximize the leads generated by the paid search traffic.