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. Ads can be highly targeted to your audience, making them more likely to convert (e.g. contact your business, download an app or make a purchase from your site).
Optimized PPC campaigns that target the correct audience are the quickest way to drive more traffic and increase your customer base.
To save money. If not properly configured your PPC campaign can burn through all of your budget with no return on investment. 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. In order for a campaign to work, you must select keywords that align with the intent of the search terms being used. Using specialized software is one of the secret weapons in any PPC expert's arsenal.
After keyword research you need to zero in on what demographic and geographic targets you wish to reach. Exploring targeting options within each ad platform is discussed as a pay-per-click agency takes time to understand your business objectives.
PPC is effectively an auction – who is prepared to pay the highest price to have their ad shown? Other Waukesha companies are competing against you for that valuable ad space. Understanding what the competition is doing and how best to position yourself against them is an important service provided by a PPC management company.
Detailed knowledge of advertising platforms are essential for a Waukesha PPC management company to help you target the right audience for your objectives. 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.
Agencies will develop targeted ad copy with compelling offers that lead to relevant landing pages.
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. In order to convert a lead, you must have a clear call to action that directly correlates to the ad that was clicked on. 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.