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Google Adwords Remarketing For Beginners

It’s hard work getting a visitor to your website. Whether they come via organic search, in response to an email campaign or by a paid advertisement, it takes some real strategy and effort to get them there. But those are just the first steps. Most people need to be exposed to a product or service [...]

By |2020-07-01T18:04:14+00:00July 1st, 2020|Display Advertising, Display retargeting, Google Ads, Pay Per Click, PPC, Remarketing, Search retargeting|Comments Off on Google Adwords Remarketing For Beginners

What Is Microtargeting? And How Can Small Businesses Use It?

One of the key strategies of effective digital marketing has worked its way into American political discourse as we move into the election year of 2020. The tactic and the buzzword is “micro-targeting” and Google recently announced it would ban the use of this sort of audience segmentation for political advertising. The decision caused a [...]

By |2020-01-22T19:38:26+00:00December 30th, 2019|Blog, Display retargeting, Google Ads, Marketing Strategy, Pay Per Click, PPC, Remarketing|Comments Off on What Is Microtargeting? And How Can Small Businesses Use It?

Rethink Your Shopping Feed With This Hack

Recently, I decided to run an outside of the box idea shopping feed test just to see if it would actually work. The customer has a product that is suitable for pets. It is their only SKU. I know... one product. It clearly is an infomercial play, they'd hit it out of the park. [...]

By |2019-10-17T18:57:14+00:00July 28th, 2019|Blog, Google Ads, Pay Per Click, PPC|Comments Off on Rethink Your Shopping Feed With This Hack

Google Ads Rolls Out Automated Advertising Tool

Automated advertising campaigns certainly aren’t new. Google launched Universal App Campaign in 2015 and then rolled out Smart Campaigns last year along with the rebranding from AdWords. Smart Campaigns automates audience targeting and also Ad creation (the advertiser supplies a few images). Smart campaigns are especially attractive to small businesses because they are easy to [...]

By |2019-05-29T21:50:54+00:00May 29th, 2019|Blog, Google Ads, Google News And Updates, Pay Per Click, PPC|Comments Off on Google Ads Rolls Out Automated Advertising Tool

AdWords Is Rebranded As Google Ads

Since launching AdWords nearly two decades ago with just 350 advertisers, a lot has changed. In 2000, online searches were conducted exclusively on desktop, and now those searches are more likely to occur on a mobile device. In addition, today’s online users are more agile - jumping effortlessly from watching videos to making online transactions, [...]

By |2018-07-25T22:47:17+00:00July 25th, 2018|Google Ads, Google News And Updates, News, Pay Per Click, PPC|Comments Off on AdWords Is Rebranded As Google Ads

How To Use The Google Ads Search Query Report

PPC Ninja Wanna-bee says, "I've been running my PPC account for 4 years. I've pretty much perfected it. I have a low CPC, a good CTR, and I'm generating leads. It's been in set it and forget it mode for awhile now. It's perfect, what more can I do with this thing?" PPC Hacker responds, [...]

By |2019-04-30T20:51:52+00:00May 10th, 2018|Blog, Pay Per Click, PPC|Comments Off on How To Use The Google Ads Search Query Report

Maximize for Conversions Bidding Strategy for Google Ad Grants

As of the beginning of the year, Google has implemented some policy changes to the Google Ad Grants program. There is one policy change that is affecting account performance in a major way. The Maximize Conversions bidding strategy has finally given Google Ad Grant managers the opportunity to be a little more competitive with non [...]

By |2019-01-27T20:25:43+00:00March 1st, 2018|Blog, Google Ads, Google Analytics, Pay Per Click|Comments Off on Maximize for Conversions Bidding Strategy for Google Ad Grants

To Bid Or Not To Bid? That’s The Question For PPC & Branded Terms

Should you bid on branded terms? As with all your digital marketing strategy, the answer is -- yup you guessed right -- 'it depends'. Recently we experienced a client insisting on not using PPC spend on branded traffic. "I need leads and would rather spend more money with a higher CPL/CPA than low cost brand [...]

By |2019-11-26T00:16:24+00:00November 29th, 2017|Blog, Pay Per Click, PPC|Comments Off on To Bid Or Not To Bid? That’s The Question For PPC & Branded Terms

The Case For Multi-Channel Attribution Modeling

periscopeUP makes your site more secure “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half.” When credited with this famous quote nearly 100 years ago, John Wanamaker wasn't faced with the abundance of digital channels marketers contemplate today. I'm sympathetic toward modern marketing leadership. They are responsible [...]

By |2017-12-27T19:53:47+00:00September 13th, 2017|Blog, Google Ads, Google Analytics, Marketing Strategy, Pay Per Click, PPC|Comments Off on The Case For Multi-Channel Attribution Modeling

When Is It Time For A PPC Audit (Part 2)?

Get more clicks with periscopeUP Last time in (part 1) we talked about the importance of the relevancy between ad groups, keywords, and landing page. Giving like-minded keywords their own ad group to create a specific ad is a great way to earn good quality scores. Also a landing page that precisely [...]

By |2019-11-26T00:12:13+00:00May 24th, 2017|Blog, Google Ads, Pay Per Click, PPC|Comments Off on When Is It Time For A PPC Audit (Part 2)?