Sarah Butera

Sarah Butera

Advertising Account Manager at http://www.exactdrive.com. No rabbits in the pot. Just a helping hand.

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Jul 28, 2016 3:52:29 PM

3 Tricks When Your Google AdWords Campaign Doesn't Generate Conversions

Who doesn't want to earn more conversions from their Google AdWords campaigns? According to studies, in 2015, the spend on PPC campaigns increased by 12%, and it's set to increase again. PPC campaigns require a great deal of investment in some cases, but they can also lead to fantastic results if you know how to use them properly. That's why most AdWords advertisers focus on seeking out marketing methods that reduce their cost per conversion, while increasing the conversion rate.

If you want to avoid wasting money and time on an AdWords campaign that hasn't been carefully tailored to your specific needs, then you're going to need to rethink your strategy and ensure that you're taking steps towards securing the factors that will earn you long-term success. If you've already started your PPC campaign, but you aren't seeing the results that you hoped for when you signed up for AdWords, try the following three quick, and simple tricks.

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Apr 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM

5 Benefits of Self-Serve Advertising

No matter the size of your marketing business, the chances are that you've already experienced how challenging it can be to find the perfect advertising solutions for every client you work with. While some brands will benefit more from a marketing strategy that focuses entirely on their social presence, others will need to think outside of the box with dynamic creative and video content.

Self-serve advertising helps to reduce the costs and concerns typically associated with finding the right advertising platforms, by allowing clients to take control over every aspect of their marketing scheme. Rather than having to pay out for a sales team to help organize and manage ads from a variety of different marketing approaches, self-serve advertising platforms make establishing a brand name or presence online easier than ever.

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Feb 29, 2016 12:29:49 PM

5 Google AdWords Features that Add Value

Google AdWords is perhaps the most popular and commonly used advertising platform available. Not only is it incredibly flexible, but it is packed with features that are specifically designed to help you get more out of your marketing strategies. Unfortunately, most people fail to get the most out of their advertising platforms, simply because they don't know how to unlock the beneficial features it offers.

It's no surprise that marketers have trouble keeping up, however - Google is constantly updating, removing features that don't work, adding new ones, and even changing the way that existing concepts function. However, failing to check out some of the most underused features of AdWords could be having a significant impact on your PPC performance.

If you're looking for ways to bury the competition, the following five features on Google AdWords could help you to improve you platform success by a significant percentage.

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Jan 29, 2016 12:23:00 PM

4 Ways To Bring Facebook Advertising Into Your Media Buying Strategy

If you're part of a team that's responsible for promoting an online store, or you deal personally with a company's media buying strategy, then you'll know how difficult it can be to establish success online. Whatever you use as a marketing channel, it's never completely enough, as you always need to keep finding highly relevant sources of traffic, more conversions to meet with sales tactics, and new ways to increase repeated sales from previous customers.

Fortunately, adding Facebook advertising into your media buying strategy could be the solution that you've been searching for. Featuring over 1.39 billion active users every month, and the highest number of ecommerce orders generated through social media, advertising on Facebook offers a brand new range of opportunities when it comes to reaching out to a highly intimate and engaged audience.

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Nov 19, 2015 11:16:10 AM

3 Important Online Advertising Campaign Strategies

In a World where the common customer often regards obvious advertising schemes with distaste, it's more crucial than ever to be ingenious in the way you construct your online advertising campaign strategies. Sometimes, getting an ad creative to the right person at the right time is enough of a challenge in itself, and as constant innovations roll into the market, there are ever more complex and confusing options available for reaching out to your audience.

We all know that digital marketing has come a long way over the recent years, but the central questions remain the same: Where is your audience? How can you get them to listen?And what will it take to ensure they engage with your brand?

If you're in charge of an online advertising campaign, then it's up to you to keep pace with the ever-changing landscape of media strategies. Fall behind, and you're likely to lose your customers to your competitors faster than you ever imagined. Following are three of the newest online solutions for advertising that you can consider if you want to stay ahead of the game.

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Aug 24, 2015 9:00:00 AM

5 Reasons Why Mobile Advertising Campaigns Fail At Converting

Whether you appreciate the portable revolution or not, the fact is that mobile advertising is here to stay - meaning that creating an effective and actionable strategy is more crucial than ever. According to search engine giants Google, the global penetration of smartphones reached about 25% in 2014, and the number of people browsing on their phones has continued growing ever since.

However, in spite of the fact that smartphone usage has grown, a lot of organizations and companies still struggle when it comes to applying a viable strategy for mobile advertising to their marketing campaign. Around 84% of companies who attempt to market with mobile see a significant boost in their overall sales, yet a significant number of them are still making mistakes that make their efforts either useless - or annoying. If you're struggling to see the positives of your mobile marketing campaign, the cause could come from one of the following five reasons.

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Jul 1, 2015 9:22:00 AM

What Is The Top Online Advertising Trend In 2015?

Quite simply, it’s mobile advertisingThe mobile advertising industry is growing far quicker than its desktop counterpart. It grew by 34% as opposed to 11%. Yet for many businesses, mobile advertising enjoys less advertising spend.

The fact is, consumers are looking at content on mobile devices all the time and most advertising platforms know that their users are much more likely to watch a video these days. And because video ads are often more powerful than static ads, there’s a lot of potential profit out there for you.

Recent research shows that 55% of mobile data traffic now stems from video, aided by the likes of Facebook and Snapchat. For instance, Facebook alone enjoys an average of 4 billion daily video views – a staggering amount. And of those 4 billion views, 75% of them are seen on a mobile device. Mobile app Snapchat boasts of 2 billion video views every day. And this is likely to be the tip of the iceberg.

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