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

Posted by Sarah Butera

Jul 28, 2016 3:52:29 PM

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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Topics: Cost-Per-Click Advertising, CPC, Conversions, Google Adwords, PPC Advertising, Mobile Optimization

5 Google AdWords Features that Add Value

Posted by Sarah Butera

Feb 29, 2016 12:29:49 PM

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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Topics: Demographic Targeting, Google Adwords, PPC, Google Advertising, PPC Performance

How to Identify Click Fraud and Minimize Wasting Your Ad Budget

Posted by Tim Nichols

Jul 16, 2015 9:32:00 AM

How would you feel if up to 20% of your price-per-click (PPC) budget was being regularly wasted as a result of fraudulent activity? Most marketers today know that Pay-per-click advertising is a useful, and effective marketing tool that can drive traffic towards your website, improving search visibility and enhancing customer conversion. In fact, almost all websites and businesses online today that engaged in serious online marketing schemes will take advantage of PPC programs like Google AdWords at some point.

Unfortunately, although a targeted PPC campaign can be an ideal way of boosting your online traffic, it is not immune to the unscrupulous marketers out there that abuse the PPC model to sabotage competitors. Click-fraud is a serious issue to anyone unlucky enough to encounter it, and unnoticed click fraud can drain money from your marketing budget, while providing the false impression that your schemes are successful - thereby creating an even bigger problem.

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Topics: Click Fraud, Bot Traffic, Pay-Per-Click Advertising, Wasting Ad Budget, Google Adwords

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