SEM Mystery: The Case of the Missing Leads
JUNE 17, 2010
Originally published on the WebMarketCentral blog in December 2008. Government stuff, on AdWords. Door-busting CTRs, conversion rates as respectable as that lady always sitting in the front row at church, nice ROI. Two months down the road, the AdWords campaign was in trouble. Tags: Search Engine Marketing CTR Google AdWords ROI SEM Went great.
Best of 2008: SEM Landing Pages
APRIL 20, 2009
Here are a few of the best posts about SEM landing page design from last year. Lead Generation Form Optimization Tips and Tricks - Google Analytics by VKI Studios Darcy Foster explains how to use Google Analytics and Omniture for conversion rate measurement, then provides tips for testing different approaches to improving conversions.
The Case of the Missing Leads: An SEM Mystery
DECEMBER 29, 2008
Government stuff, on AdWords. Door-busting CTRs, conversion rates as respectable as that lady always sitting in the front row at church, nice ROI. Two months down the road, the AdWords campaign was in trouble. Sure, the CTRs were decent, but the conversion rate was uglier than the business end of a sharpee. I've got to watch my figure." Went great.
Best of 2007: Articles and Blog Posts on Google AdWords
JANUARY 24, 2008
This post focuses on interesting observations and helpful advice pertaining specifically to Google AdWords, the largest SEM platform. by Traffick Blogger Andrew Goodman provides the how and why of dynamic keyword insertion in AdWords, and why, though it's a powerful technique, it doesn't "always" work. Techniques that Always Work?: Who Uses Dynamic Keyword Insertion?
3 More Tips for Optimizing SEM Campaigns
MAY 22, 2009
The previous post on this topic advised search engine marketers to bid on their own company name and branded terms, keep keyword lists clean and cross-pollinate SEO and SEM efforts. Here are three more tips for optimizing results from SEM programs such as Google AdWords. 1. In Google AdWords, click Tools in the Campaign Management tab, then go to Site and Category Exclusion.