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Phone Tracking & Lead Validation Tips for PPC

Phone Tracking & Lead Validation Tips for PPC

Pay per Click, or PPC, advertising is a very measurable form of Internet marketing. Advertisers can collect data to understand exactly how well their campaigns are working, giving them the granular insight they need to continuously improve results. The problem is, many PPC campaigns don’t take advantage of their measurability, which leaves advertisers in the…

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Crafting an Effective PPC Campaign Offer

Crafting an Effective PPC Campaign Offer

Ultimately, the success or failure of a PPC campaign comes down to the quality of the offer. Obviously, a lousy offer won’t generate a lot of sales leads, no matter how proficiently the campaign is executed. So what makes for a good offer? Here are a few of the most important characteristics. A Good Offer…

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PPC 101: The Search Query Report

PPC 101: The Search Query Report

In our continuing PPC 101 series, we are exploring the staple of paid search optimization: the Search Query Report. This report is the key to learning which keywords or phrases surfers use to trigger your ads in the SERPS. This tool is powerful and the report will assist you in: Finding new keywords Identifying potential…

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PPC 101: Intro to the SERPs

PPC 101: Intro to the SERPs

As someone new to online advertising, I have arrived at a troubling truth: there are seemingly a million different acronyms that sum up everything! CPC meet CTR. SEO meet PPC. ROI…everyone’s worried about their ROI! OMG!!! One term referenced quite often is SERP (Search Engine Result Page) What are SERPs? In short, they are list…

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PPC 101: Negative Keywords

PPC 101: Negative Keywords

There comes a point on the road to search marketing success where you will find yourself face-to-face with the often misunderstood, never quite appreciated Negative Keyword. While Negative Keywords are a great way to optimize your ad placement in the search results, the mere mention of adding these to an existing campaign is enough to…

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