Have you set up a Google AdWords pay-per-click campaign by choosing some keywords, writing an ad, and then letting them run? To give you a sense of the kinds of adjustments you should be making to your accounts, here are five AdWords fine-tuning options you should never overlook
Given that social media marketing is everywhere these days, it seems impossible to think that most companies could be overlooking an incredibly effective social channel that’s essentially completely free. And yet, that’s exactly what’s happening.
When it comes to pay-per-click advertising, should you bid on keywords relating to a competitor's brands and products? There isn't an easy answer to this popular question. In fact, there are two distinct schools of thought on this matter.
Good CRO Starts With Common Sense. A lot of business owners treat conversion rate optimization (or CRO) is something like a mystical art. With a series of tweaks, designs, and split tests, you can...
Pay per click seems easy on the surface but can quickly get overwhelming. There are a ton of things (like click through rates, advanced bids, extensions, etc.) that have to be considered. But, there is only one thing you should focus on if you really want to succeed.
A low-quality score is the kiss of death when it comes to your pay-pricing click advertising (PPC) campaigns. Google and the other search engines will charge you a lot more money, and display your ads a lot less often, if they feel your keywords, ad copy, and landing pages don’t stack up well to what searchers want or are expecting.
The Internet is where business is done and jobs are created. In 2014, Google’s search and advertising tools helped provide 1.42 billion of economic activity for 29,000 advertisers, website publishers and nonprofits across Maryland. The G3 Group is proud to be featured in Google’s Economic Impact Report and tell our story.
Whether you use pay per click or SEO, learn how to select the keywords that reach customers at just the right time.
One of the biggest concerns website owners have about pay-per-click advertising is that the traffic they generate from their ads will not make up for the money they spend on clicks. It all comes down to return-on-investment, ensuring that the money spent on ads is covered and exceeded by lead conversions. If you are apprehensive about PPC marketing, the tips below will provide a guaranteed blueprint for your success.
Your landing page is the single most important factor in how well you convert visitors into leads or sales. Of course I do promote testing to make it the best it can be, however, there are some factors that have been proven to be highly effective.
If you are new to paid search, consider the pros and cons before diving in... you may be surprised at how quickly you can get more traffic to your site.
If you know you need it, but you're not sure where to start or what the ridiculously high number of marketing acronyms mean, you're not alone - here at the G3 Group, we help business owners just like you navigate the murky and complex world of Internet marketing.
It's natural for business owners to trust the web designer to do a good job... and visually all may appear fine, but, what you paid for is not always what you get. Hidden mistakes can cost you thousands of dollars in lost traffic, sales and revenue.
Well it's finally here... or should I say "a few more days" till it's mandatory. Facebook is changing their format once again. Not a bad thing because most of the new features are great for fan pages.
In the online marketing world, we tend to get pretty excited about landing pages. After all, where else in life can you change minor details (like a headline, PPC ad, or call to action) and see the amount in your bank account increase overnight?
One of the most frustrating realizations for business owners who are beginning the search engine optimization process – and especially those who are launching new business websites or changing domain names – is that Google doesn't especially care for quick changes.
Internet marketing exceeds newspaper ads? In December, the Wall Street Journal reports another notch in the shrinking newspaper belt. U.S. spending in 2010 on online ads will hit $25.8 billion, surpassing the $22.8 billion spent on print ads in newspapers.
Your "bounce rate" is one of the key performance indicators you should be monitoring in your web analytics. Bounce rate means a visitor came and left (without digging deeper into your site or performing any actions) - but often the implications can be a little more complex.
Sometimes we forget that our customers (or potential customers) don't understand our language... most often this is the case with B2B or service oriented businesses with non-branded items. We get very accustomed to using terms to describe our business that nobody else understands...(except our competitors).
Driving along I95 on my way to King’s Dominion it occurred to me, I forgot my GPS! I had just made it onto the Interstate… there is no way I wanted to turn around. Oh well, I have been there once before and I can rely on those big green and white signs …