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.
Optimized PPC campaigns that target the correct audience are the quickest way to drive more traffic and increase your customer base.
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. Each PPC campaign is different, but the elements required for success are common to all.
Understanding the keywords that your target audience is using when they search is the first step in any successful campaign. Selecting the most common keywords and matching the intent of the searcher with the objective of the campaign is crucial. A PPC agency will have access to specialized research tools to help select the best keywords from the start.
After keyword research you need to zero in on what demographic and geographic targets you wish to reach. 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.
You are bidding against your competition in Sammamish for ad space. PPC is a real time auction. Whoever is paying the highest price will have their ad shown. Knowing what your competition is doing is one of the elements provided by a PPC management company. It helps you understand how to position yourself and define what strategies to deploy.
A Sammamish 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. Professional PPC firms will work hand in hand with you and advise on everything from keyword selection to which audiences you should be aiming for.
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.
Your page must be optimized for conversion once your ad has been clicked. 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. 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.