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    [Adwords] Four Reasons Why Facebook Power Editor Is an Essential Tool
    Facebook Power Editor is similar to Google Adwords Editor in that it allows for mass edits to be made on multiple campaigns and ads. In this post, I’ll focus on the four unique features that set Facebook Power Editor apart from Google Adwords and that make it an essential tool for any Facebook advertiser. Facebook Advertisement has seen a rise in effectiveness over the last couple of months, evident in Samsung’s recent success where the company saw almost 13 to 1 returns.
    [Adwords] The 50 Best Startup Tools For 2016
    Adwords – For spreading the word about your business on Google through advertising. Whether you’re thinking about launching a business in 2016 or you’re already working on growing one, you probably recognize and understand the importance and value of tools. The fact is, you can’t do it all on your own—no matter how savvy you think you might be or actually are.
    [Adwords] Email Marketing Awards Winner Proves, with Millions of New Subscribers, that It Pays to Share
    We are generating demand without having to directly pay for the usual media channels like banner ads, Adwords, etc.” Tweet How many emails have you sent prospects and customers this week? How many opened them? How many acted on them? If you’re like most marketers, the answer too often is, “Not enough.”. It’s a hard fact: people are being inundated with so many sales pitches via email that it’s harder than ever to get prospects to not delete your email, no less take action.
    [Adwords] Your Instagram Feed Now on the Web, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week
    The Big AdWords Update: Enhanced Campaigns Puts The Focus On Mobile, From Search Engine Land. Google’s Nick Fox, VP of Product Management, asked his team a very valuable question last year: “If we were going to build AdWords today, what would it look like?” With the increased use of mobile phones and tablets, Nick Fox was curious to see how AdWords could grow, evolve, and adapt to make life easier for folks on the go.
    [Adwords] Real-World Results from Web Presence Optimization
    Jill Konrath – “Selling to Big Companies” Author and sales trainer Jill Konrath combines her website and blog with content marketing, online PR, social media and AdWords to dominate both sides of the front page of Google for the phrase “selling to big companies.” My last post, What is Web Presence Optimization, and Why Should I Care? laid out the definition of and rationale for a web presence optimization (WPO) strategy.
  • FATHOM  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015
    [Adwords] SEM is “Most Effective” B2B Marketing Strategy | CMI Manufacturing Report (2015)
    Here’s a Lead-to-Revenue connection guide Google recently published that will help any company advertising through Google Adwords and also using Salesforce tie leads back to revenue: Content Marketing Institute recently released its annual Manufacturing Marketing Trends report.
    [Adwords] New eBook: Pay-Per-Click for B2B Lead Generation; The Ultimate Guide to Paid Search
    That’s where paid search enters the picture, and that’s why I wrote a new ebook, A Strategic Guide to Lead Generation Using Pay-Per-Click Search Marketing with Google Adwords. So I was reading with some interest the 2012 B2B Marketing Benchmark Report from Marketing Sherpa because I always like to see B2B marketers’ top challenges in their businesses, which not surprisingly, is generating quality leads. 78% of their biggest challenge is generating quality leads.
    [Adwords] Content Retargeting: A Marketer's Guide to Getting Started
    For example, a person who used our AdWords Grader tool shows far greater intent as a business lead than a person who read a post on our blog -- in the former case, we know for sure they are a) using AdWords and b) looking for help. Larry is the founder and CTO of WordStream, provider of the 20-Minute PPC Work Week and the AdWords Grader. Retargeting is a paid search marketing strategy whereby website visitors are identified and remarketed to using search or social media ads.
  • HUBSPOT  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012
    [Adwords] 10 Examples of Facebook Ads That Actually Work (And Why)
    So before we look at some Facebook ads we think are effective, let's quickly examine best practices on AdWords, as it's been the standard for so many years, and then we'll compare and contrast against Facebook. When advertising on Google AdWords, for example, the following three elements are crucial for high click-through rates. Facebook ads. Facebook ads are what bring us here today.
    [Adwords] Website Call to Action; Alternatives to “Contact Us” for lead generation
    Related Posts: Two Google Adwords features worth testing for lead… Content Marketing Strategy; How you need both an SEO and a… Website Design Optimization Conversion Rate Optimization Retargeting; An Internet Marketing Tactic to Increase… Conversion Tactics Landing Pages Here’s a question to ponder: Why did you build a website for your business? Perhaps you didn’t really think about it and thought it was something that was expected in order to stay relevant.
  • BIZIBLE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016
    [Adwords] How We Reached $15K in MRR from Our B2B Marketing Blog
    We’ve done this by creating popular ebooks like The Beginner's Guide To Marketing Attribution , and improving annual reports, such as the AdWords Industry Benchmarks 2016. We’re a content first marketing team at Bizible, and our blog is a major component of our content strategy. In late 2014, we set a goal of reaching $10K in blog-driven MRR. We reached $15K in blog-driven MRR recently, so it’s the perfect time to reflect on what we did to go from $1K to $15K in MRR.
    [Adwords] Our Favorite Online Marketing Posts of 2013
    Enhancing AdWords for a constantly connected world – Sridhar Ramaswamy, Inside AdWords. This was Google’s blog post in regards to the launch of “Enhanced Campaigns”, which was one of the biggest changes to AdWords in 2013. It’s hard to believe that 2013 is coming to a close. It’s been a fast but fantastic year here at KoMarketing as we’ve welcomed new employees , travelled across the US and China, and moved to a new location in downtown Boston.
    [Adwords] Is Google+ a consolidation of power
    The other two legs are Google Offers and, of course Adwords. Marketing Social Media Adwords Alex Salkever Facebook Google Mark Zuckerberg SearchLike most of you, I’ve been following the Google + talk through the thousands of blog posts that have popped up in the past several days. There is no shortage of Feature to feature comparisons with Facebook , nor is there a lack of opinion and analysis of what Google+ means for the future of Facebook.
    [Adwords] Using Long Tail Keywords Strategically
    If you’re looking for tools to help you put your keyword strategy in place, check out Act-On Inbound , our new suite of inbound capabilities created to help you excel at search engine optimization on web pages, landing pages, your blog and AdWords, and see the ROI of your AdWords campaigns. “Chia” has been in the news lately; it was a mainstay in the ancient Aztec diet and is currently popular as a supplement that’s rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
    [Adwords] 80% Of Our Visitors Take Our Desired Content Path: Using Form URL (Form Page) Data to Inform Our Content Marketing
    We can also see that 20 filled out a form on the blog post directly (19%), and 4 others downloaded alternate ebooks, B2B Marketing Attribution 101 and AdWords for Pipeline Marketers (4%). If someone is interested in reading the the ebook, AdWords for Pipeline Marketers , chances are good that they are also interested in marketing attribution -- 51% of leads become opportunities. As our company continues to grow, we have invested pretty heavily in content marketing.
    [Adwords] 11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011
    After 9 years of Search Engine Marketing – I think it is safe to say any keyword you are going to buy is maxed out when it comes to the Google AdWords auction process. Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year?
    [Adwords] Machine learning for large-scale SEM accounts
    There will always be more that you could do if given an unlimited amount of time to build out and optimize an AdWords campaign; therefore, the trick is managing priorities and being efficient with your time. Opentopic blog >> A key challenge when working on what we could term “large-scale” PPC accounts is efficiency.
    [Adwords] [Webinar Recap] How OhioHealth Navigates Google’s Paid Search Ecosystem
    Google AdWords benchmarks and states for health systems. Google AdWords policies specific to health systems. Missed our webinar? We’ve got your back. You can find the most important information from the webinar below—or you can watch it now. Paid search is complicated. When it comes to healthcare marketing, though, intense competition, stringent legal requirements, and complex privacy laws can all heighten complexities. The result?
    [Adwords] Google Doing Away with Flash Ads
    In a post on the AdWords blog, the company said it will stop allowing Flash ads to be uploaded into AdWords and DoubleClick Digital Marketing as of June 30, 2016. Businesses that use Flash-based ads for their Google campaigns will soon be forced to make a change. For some time now, Google has been encouraging advertisers to use HTML5 in their ads, even offering a variety of tools to help marketers with that effort. In the near future, though, that will no longer be optional.
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2015
    [Adwords] Rethinking CRO: How Remarketing Can Unlock Higher Conversion Rates
    In our analysis of thousands of AdWords accounts with $3 billion in annualized spend, we discovered that across industries and verticals, exceptional advertisers are converting at two to three times the average. Higher CTRs positively impact your Quality Score in AdWords and tell ad networks that your ads are highly relevant, which is typically rewarded with reduced costs per click.
    [Adwords] Inbound Marketing’s Second Act: 4 Things Every Inbound Marketer Should Do in 2017
    Ten years ago, paid AdWords results took up about 50% of the screen “above the fold.” Today, because of a layout shift Google introduced earlier this year , AdWords ads have moved from the right column to the center and take up nearly 100% of the “above the fold” space on both desktop and mobile. 2016 marks HubSpot’s 10th anniversary. When my co-founder Dharmesh Shah and I first started talking about the concept of inbound marketing, it wasn’t an evolution -- it was a revolution.
    [Adwords] 4 Content Strategies for B2B Corporate Blogging
    Besides Google Adwords and Bing, what other major PPC sevices are. Are you a Search Engine Watch Member? |
  • WRITTENT  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014
    [Adwords] 27 Must Use SEO Tools for Incredible Content Marketing Results
    AdWords Keyword Planner. While many still mourn the loss of the original free Google Keyword Tool, the AdWords Planner has proven to be a decent alternative that offers important keyword data and insights. Content marketing is about creating, optimizing, and distributing valuable content to grow your web presence and steer the actions of consumers. It involves driving traffic, generating leads, and building authority.
    [Adwords] Will Your SEO Strategy Be Impacted By Google’s Removal of Right-Hand-Side Ads on SERPs?
    Think your AdWords clicks are expensive? Regardless, now is a great time to review your Google Adwords strategy. Get ready for them to start costing a whole lot more. As of Friday of last week, Google confirmed that it had permanently removed all right-hand ads on its SERPs (search engine results pages) worldwide, making room for ads at the top and bottom of the page.
    [Adwords] Is “social media campaign” an oxymoron?
    Indeed, HDS initially started publicizing its contest across Twitter, LinkedIn , Google AdWords , and with media partners as well as Facebook, but soon shifted most of the budget to Facebook because response was so much better there. If you had asked me a few years ago whether the traditional marketing campaign had any place in social media I would have scoffed. Just more evidence of marketing’s old-fashioned, ADHD-driven, love-’em-and-leave-’em approach.
    [Adwords] 10 Valuable SEO Resources: Keyword Research, Tools, and Local SEO
    Ben Goodsell explains how to identify top competitors in search, how to use SEMrush to discover how people are finding competitors in search, and how to use the Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool along with Excel to identify search trends and quantify search volume. As noted here last week , ranking highly in search requires writing great content, making smart use of Google Webmaster Tools, and building or earning high-authority backlinks. Image credit: Small Business Ideas Blog.
    [Adwords] 10 Essential Reports and Research for B2B Marketers
    Google AdWords’ Measuring AdWords Conversions in a Multi-Screen World. Google AdWords rolled out its Estimated Total Conversions, aiming to help marketers better understand how their online advertising is driving conversions. In addition to this new tool, AdWords also released these statistics, gathered from data across thousands of advertisers, to learn more about cross-device conversion patterns.
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014
    [Adwords] The Biggest SEO Shakeups of All Time
    If you use Google Adwords, you can still glean some keyword insights using their Google AdWords Keyword Planner. While some labeled it an attempt to block NSA spying activity , others couldn’t help but think that it was a play to get more folks to sign up for AdWords. I sometimes imagine Google’s search engine as this massive, steam-powered, Jules Verne-esque machine.
    [Adwords] Search Traffic Declining? You’re Not Alone (and What to Do About It)
    Experiment with AdWords, social network advertising, Bizo , and other ad networks. If your website traffic from organic search has fallen over the past year, take some small solace in knowing you’re not alone—in fact, you’re in good (if not happy) company. Image credit: Young Digital Lab.
    [Adwords] 7 social media lies the gurus want you to swallow
    For short-term results, there are plenty of tools available such as adwords if one is confined to the Web, or using TV spots which are unsurpassed in short-term conversions. By {grow} Community Member Gregory Pouy. Every time a new marketing “technique” appears, it’s seems like the next revolution. Everything is suddenly going to be easier, faster and cheaper, right?
    [Adwords] Next-Generation Marketing Automation Systems Target Small Business
    Not quite standard but increasingly common features include social media sharing and tracking, Webinar integration, visitor identification via reverse IP lookup, and capturing campaign information from Google AdWords. I’ve been gearing up for the next edition of our VEST report on B2B marketing automation systems, which involves catching up with established vendors and chasing down some new ones.
    [Adwords] Google Authorship brings your staff out from behind your brand
    And it’ll work, too, because Google cobbles together its secret clout score based on how you use the entire family, including YouTube , Google+, Android devices, your Gmail, your corporate Google Apps for Business, any engagement with Google News and Google Analytics and other Google Apps, use of Google Analytics, Webmaster Tools , Google AdWords, Google AdSense and all the other little places, including Google Latitude , Google Maps, Google Groups, and Google Play.
  • FATHOM  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016
    [Adwords] The Growing Importance of Cross-Device Conversions
    As long as the AdWords conversion code is on the Thank You page that the user ended up on, AdWords will register this as a cross-device conversion. Unfortunately, cross-device conversions have been under-utilized because this is not a default setting in the AdWords interface. Follow these simple steps below steps below in the AdWords interface and gain access to accurate attribution and measurement: Go to Tools –> Conversions , at the top of the account.
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
    [Adwords] Foursquare Launches 'Promoted Updates,' PPC for Local Businesses
    Foursquare compares the way Promoted Updates work to the way Google AdWords works. We don't know anything more about Promoted Updates or how much they cost, but one could assume that, since Foursquare likens them to Google AdWords, payment is likely pay-per-click style, based on keyword bids. Looks like Foursquare has been a busy bee lately, announcing the second of two new features in just one week's time.
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012
    [Adwords] The Pros & Cons of Twitter Advertising for Small Business
    1) Tracking & Reporting - If you're used to using Adwords, beware! The simple joys of Adwords like pulling a spend-by-day report or geo report are nowhere to be found within Twitter's UI. If you are a data-hound and need all of the data points that Adwords features, you'll be at a loss with Twitter ads. Things like this that have become the standard in Adwords are scarce to be found within Twitter.
    [Adwords] 7 SEO Metrics that Reflect Revenue Growth and Prove Value
    If an organization allocates a portion of its advertising budget to AdWords, that cost can be eliminated or reduced with high organic rankings. result in a click on an AdWords ad. Author: Nate Dame Knowing what metrics matter—and how to utilize those metrics to prove marketing’s impact on overall business revenue—is crucial for modern marketers. In 2016, a record number of CMOs lost their jobs, and studies suggest that metrics neglect may have played a part.
    [Adwords] How Google’s New Search Results Layout Impacts SEO
    How Google AdWords’ February 2016 Changes Impact SEO. Google recently announced some sizable changes to its AdWords program and the way they will display paid ad listings. To compensate for the reduction in AdWords space, as the right side column has been removed, Google says they will now show three ads at the top of the results page for most searches but, for “highly commercial queries,” it will allow four ads at the top of the search results.
    [Adwords] 5 Smart Reasons to Create Content Outside Your Niche
    Entrepreneurs probably aren't actively looking for articles about AdWords, but small business owners are definitely interested in marketing topics. If I were just writing about nothing but AdWords features and tips for years, I'd go nuts. Blogging can be a powerful way for you to build your personal brand and increase the visibility of your company within your industry. Ideally, both at the same time.
    [Adwords] 3 Steps to Blow Your Visitor’s Mind with Content Marketing
    Our friend and AdWords expert Perry Marshall calls this understanding the Happy Juice Principle. In a recent analysis of nearly 100,000 AdWords accounts, representing $3 billion in annualized spend, we found that the average click-through rate of ads in the first position is between 5 and 6%. The tool provides a free AdWords account evaluation – in other words, something very tangible and high-value that visitors could use to their benefit right away.
    [Adwords] 4 Google Chrome Extensions For Digital Marketers
    This tool pairs with to help collect your site’s data, like Google Analytics and AdWords, in one place. Google Chrome extensions offer some great tools to help with digital marketing. These extensions can do anything from speeding up your outreach efforts to checking for broken links. Following are my top four Chrome extensions for marketers. Note: This list was created in part by Margaret Hakobyan, CEO of MoversCorp.). MOZBar.
    [Adwords] Social Media Marketing Tools For B2B Marketers
    As such, social media platforms should provide you with the same level of information about your leads as Google Adwords. For some time now, B2B marketers have doggedly measured the number of their Twitter followers or Facebook ‘likes’. But as more B2B companies adopt social media marketing programs, the importance of measuring ROI is taking over, says Liad Guez from Oktopost.
    [Adwords] The B2B Marketing Guide to Paid Content Distribution
    Don’t forget that you can also promote your YouTube videos (done through Adwords. Forrester recently released a report pointing out the failure of most content marketers to plan for adequate content distribution. And they’re right. Marketers are slaving over content today, but almost no one sees that content. Optimizing your content for search and distributing it through your own social and email channels is just the starting place.
  • FATHOM  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016
    [Adwords] When is Google Advertising More Powerful Than Facebook Advertising?
    I’m not alone in this declaration – even Moz has said: “Our experience so far has shown us that, yes, some forms of social media advertising are far more cost effective than Google AdWords, and one of those is Facebook Advertising.”. As such, let’s explore the situations in which Google Adwords will benefit your marketing more than Facebook Advertising. Read below for the 4 situations in which Google Adwords might be the best advertising option for your marketing strategy.
    [Adwords] 31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO
    Rand Fishkin steps through a number of steps SEO practitioners can take to deal with the loss of organic keyword data from Google, such as using “keyword suggestion sources like Google Suggest, Ubersuggest, certainly AdWords’s own volume data, SEMRush, etc. ” Running AdWords ads and examining keyword performance is another option.
    [Adwords] Does Google Hate Small Businesses?
    You Don't Need AdWords to Win. But marketers don't need to spend money on AdWords to win in the SERPs. provocative, right? So I don't think Google really "hates" anyone, but I think over the years they've unintentionally made things a little bit more difficult for small business owners. Not because small business owners aren't good marketers, or don't have good marketers on staff -- but because they have fewer resources and less time than companies with large marketing departments.
    [Adwords] Ducking the Social Media Sledge Hammer
    One was going to tell me how to determine when it was time to leave the free paid-search management tools ( Google Adwords , etc.) Social Media Marketing Paid Search Google Adwords Search Marketing PPC Conversion TrackingI got sucked-in today and am still beating myself up over it. I fell for the old bait and switch not once, but twice, and got hit by the social media sledge hammer.
  • BIZIBLE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016
    [Adwords] Building Trust In Social Marketing Metrics With Attribution
    Facebook Insights doesn’t check with AdWords Analytics before counting a conversion. So if you have a Facebook touchpoint on Monday, then an AdWords touchpoint on Tuesday, and then the visitor converts, both Facebook and AdWords will claim the full conversion. Reproaching social media marketing’s vanity metrics is now almost a cliche. Unfortunately, many marketers continue to use them, and their limitations still hold true.
    [Adwords] Google Message Extensions Means Even More Ways to Track PPC Attribution
    Google Message Extensions Means Even More Ways to Track PPC Attribution Google has just added message extensions support for their AdWords, and since ActiveDEMAND integrated call tracking supports both calls and text, this means we have yet another way to thoroughly track your marketing spend.
    [Adwords] Google to Limit Keyword Search Referral Data to Marketers
    How it Affects AdWords and PPC. Google has said it will still be passing referral strings and information on AdWords ads served through the search engine. Google still cares very deeply about its customers being successful with advertising online, and will not restrict the information people can receive about their AdWords accounts and how their campaigns are performing.
    [Adwords] 5 Tips For Marketing Leaders To Bridge Organizational Silos
    Give that same brief to your SEO guy and he’ll do it with AdWords and metadata. Marketing used to be easier, wasn't it? You’d have one team doing broadcast and print, and another in the back room doing direct mail. That was about it. The “barriers” between disciplines could be breached with a few steps down the corridor. No more.
    [Adwords] How Google and Apple Are Using ‘Privacy’ to Kill Ad Tech
    Around 90 percent of its 2015 revenues came from selling advertising across its various ad tech products such as DoubleClick and AdWords. And on Google, Google AdWords ads link back to content meant to provide some sort of value. For years, ad tech CEOs have agonized over various crises—the rise in ad blocking , rampant bot fraud , a pervasive lack of quality control. Yet in the end, it may be none of these worrisome trends that puts these CEOs out of a job.
    [Adwords] 2 Challenges to Keyword Collaboration
    Left to their own devices with nothing more than AdWords, they will find the words with the highest demand and start building pages around them. Ideally, the tool will allow marketers to do keyword research more effectively than AdWords, discover which words are reserved and which words are available, and know that they will be most successful if they choose available words. Image via CrunchBase.
    [Adwords] How to Find the Best Keywords for Optimizing Your Website Content
    3) Google Adwords Keyword Planner. The Google Adwords Keyword Planner is where most webmasters start their more in-depth research. Keyword research has become harder and harder as Google continues to hide more information from webmasters. If you’re new to the world of SEO and online marketing , you may not remember a time when you were able to see every keyword that drove traffic to your site through search engines – and how much traffic each keyword was generating.
  • HUBSPOT  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013
    [Adwords] Facebook Hashtags Take a Page From Twitter’s Ad Business, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week
    Unified Google+ Dashboard Lets Businesses Manage Search, Social, Maps, and AdWords, From TechCrunch. Other features include the ability to monitor Google+ notifications, post photos and videos, start hangouts, and manage AdWords Express. Almost every day, it seems like some company or social network is redesigning itself or adding new features or something.
    [Adwords] How To Squeeze More SEO Out Of Your B2B Marketing Budget Priorities
    SEO, Paid Search, and Google AdWords were fourth on the priority list, with 58% of respondents indicating they will increase budgets for these initiatives in the coming year. Earlier this month MarketingSherpa released a chart from last year’s Email Marketing Benchmark Report, highlighting budget priorities across various B2B marketing programs.
    [Adwords] The Top 10 Best Resources to Learn About SEO
    Google Adwords Keyword Tools. When you’re looking for a answer, what do you do? You Google it, right? Most of us pull out our smartphone or laptop and head to Google, or a similar search engine to find answers. It’s so common that “ google ” is listed as a verb in the Oxford English Dictionary. Of course, as a business owner, you want your own website to come up when people are searching for your product or service.
    [Adwords] How B2B Companies Are Using LinkedIn Marketing Ad Campaigns [Interview]
    It’s still pretty early in the adoption curve for LinkedIn ads, so how marketers use it is definitely maturing, but it’s not at the level of AdWords, for example. The “2016 LinkedIn Ads Benchmark Report” from Bizible found that most B2B software and business service companies (50 percent) consider their LinkedIn marketing strategies to be successful. Additionally, 70 percent have invested in LinkedIn marketing ad campaigns for demand generation purposes.
    [Adwords] 7 Google for Nonprofits Tools That Will Change Your Cause Marketing Forever
    Understanding which of your marketing efforts, whether it''s via social media or Google AdWords, is driving the most traffic to your website is crucial to growing your online presence and using the right channels to your advantage. Determine which of your AdWords ads are most effective. Google for Nonprofits , a membership program for nonprofits based in the U.S. and U.K. with country-specific programs ), is looking to amplify its online engagement.
    [Adwords] VEST Report: Latest Trends in Marketing Automation, and Where's My Hoverboard?
    Google Adwords integration and advertising through Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn audiences are more widely available but I don’t include them here. I just finished the latest release of the B2B Marketing Automation Vendor Selection Tool , a.k.a. VEST Report.
    [Adwords] Landing Page Best Practices You Should Still Test For Yourself
    Check out this landing page for Google AdWords to see how images and videos can be used on landing pages: Google AdWords can seem complicated, but Google didn''t want to overwhelm site visitors with words -- so they added an instructional video. Wouldn''t it be nice if people in your industry did some A/B tests, talked about or published their results, and then you could just replicate their tactics and get the same results?
    [Adwords] How to Pick Keywords That’re Kind of a Big Deal
    All of this data can be found from the Google Adwords Keyword Tool amongst others. If you type in the term: “Facebook” on the Google AdWords Keyword Tool, you’ll get this result: Competition: Low. Google’s AdWords Tool is the industry standard, but there are plenty others that have lots of value! Google AdWords Tool - The industry standard for keyword data. So let’s cover the basics first: What exactly is a keyword?
  • ACT-ON  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017
    [Adwords] You Need to Understand These 6 Things About What B2B Buyers Want
    Relevancy is what turned Google AdWords from an experiment into a trillion-dollar project. The more we know, the better we can sell – especially when it comes to knowing what B2B buyers want. That seems to be the underlying premise of marketing right now. It’s not a bad premise. It leverages one of the all-time great marketing principles: relevancy. It’s why retargeting works and personalization converts. It’s why account-based marketing is so hot. So, no wonder we like information.
    [Adwords] 3 Reasons Mobile Optimization Should Be in Your B2B Marketing Mix
    In order for marketers to get a piece of this revenue, it’s important to start advertising with your regular PPC provider, like Google Adwords. The mobile platform is something that marketers are beginning to catch hold of, but haven’t quite fully embraced yet. Unlike most social media platforms, mobile is something that any industry, especially B2B, can fully embrace and have success with. Below are some of the reasons why mobile strategy should have a place in your B2B marketing efforts.
    [Adwords] How to recover from the ravages of Google Penguin and Panda
    Whenever Google administers too much stick, it always eventually “softens” its algorithm in response to very vocal and influential clients (who probably also coincidentally spend a lot of money on Google AdWord ads). Google SEO is the new Google AdWords. Back in the day, Google AdWords could be had cheap. People are freaking out about the new Google Search.
    [Adwords] Team Building Resolution Update: Team Color Run
    For example, our latest competition helped us motivate each other to pass our Google Analytics and Adwords Certifications tests with flying colors. Earlier this year, I wrote a blog post sharing one of our department’s New Year’s Resolutions: to make time for team-building activities. Our hope was that by taking some time to prioritize team-building activities, we’d grow to be an even more efficient, communicative, productive group.
    [Adwords] 5 Stages of a Pipeline Marketer on the Road to Marketing Heroism
    For instance, say that a prospect came in through AdWords, poked around on the website, clicked a link in a social post, read a blog article, downloaded an eBook, came to your event booth, booked a demo, and eventually became a customer. Becoming an expert B2B marketer doesn’t happen overnight. Marketing departments are realizing that small steps toward an ultimate goal are much easier to achieve than a complete system overhaul.
    [Adwords] Pipeline Marketing: A Conversation With Our Partners
    Our founder was working for a large hosting company managing their PPC when he was approached by the C-Level suggesting that he should stop reporting on AdWords Conversions because they didn't align with what they were seeing from opportunities and revenue. We could get a lot better results, and we were not looked at like the marketing agency that reported on AdWords Conversions. We were trusted for NOT having discussions about AdWords Conversions.
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017
    [Adwords] What is Latent Semantic Indexing & Why Does it Matter for Your SEO Strategy?
    2) Use the Keyword Planner Tool via Google AdWords. If you have access to Google AdWords, you can also use their Keyword Planner tool. I’ll admit that when I first heard a colleague mention “latent semantic indexing,” my immediate response was simply, “What?”.
    [Adwords] Where Is Digital Advertising Headed in 2016?
    Obviously, Google AdWords had been preparing for this with the roll out of “enhanced campaigns” on July 22 nd 2013, when they no longer let campaigns be separated by device. AdWords has tried to track cross-device conversions through their estimated total conversions.
    [Adwords] Why Marketing Agencies Need Enhanced Dashboard Reporting
    The act of creating reports is a very time-consuming process, often made easier for marketers by tapping into various online tools including call tracking, Google AdWords , social media and email. In the Beginning… Initially, marketing agencies needed to get reports from all the aforementioned tools like call tracking, Google AdWords , social media and email, and consolidate them.
    [Adwords] The Future of Digital Marketing According to the Giants
    Google certainly knows this – their Webmaster Tools, Analytics and AdWords platforms belong to the most informative, readily available data tracking technology there is online. Guest post by Clayton Wood. Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft have been making acquisitions that could change the way digital marketing is done in the near future. What seemed to be objects of science-fiction books and shows are now being developed in the real world, and may be used for marketing.
    [Adwords] 4 Tools and Tactics to Generate More Leads with Baidu PPC
    Similar to Google Adwords, you can use form submissions on your site, and then set up goals in the Baidu PPC platform. Marketers can set up Call Extension — similar to Adwords call extension — where when people search for your business on their cell phone, they will see a phone icon identifying Call For More Info. The ultimate goal of business is to capture more customers and close more deals. But this does not happen overnight.
    [Adwords] How To Decide Whether Marketo RCA Is Right For You
    If you’re a marketer investing in paid search then Marketo RCA is a good starting point, but when your campaigns begin to scale, RCA may become inefficient to use for AdWords reporting. In order to do keyword level revenue reporting, marketers must tracking the destination URLs (landing page URLs) of their AdWords ads. The technology journey for B2B marketers includes the implementation of an advanced marketing automation system and a CRM.
    [Adwords] Why Marketing Attribution and Marketing Automation should Shake Hands and Call It Even
    A marketer can compare how the revenue credits stack up and adjust their adwords spend, marketing plans, and campaign strategies accordingly. Marketing automation and marketing attribution have oft been pitted against each other, like bloodied boxers in a ring waiting for the bell so that one or the other can finish the job.
    [Adwords] How to Generate New Keyword Ideas
    AdWords Keyword Planner. Lately, there has been a bit of discussion within the SEO industry around the idea of keywords and whether or not they still matter. To me, this is silly. When you are talking about search, of course keywords still matter. People use words to search! However, the idea that we can look at keywords the same way we always have is even sillier. After all, people are searching differently than they were five years ago.
    [Adwords] What Could Kill Google and Facebook
    Google has thumbed its nose at businesses, advertisers and SEO professionals as well through a series of recent moves like hiding a significant share of keyword data in the “not provided” category within Google Analytics, eliminating the Website Optimizer tool in AdWords, and the recent Panda and Penguin algorithm updates, which were designed to eliminate webspam but caught a lot of innocent sites in their wake.
    [Adwords] Sealing the Deal: Your Landing Page
    This article also describes how to improve your Google Adword " quality score ". Essentially, the more relevant your Adword keywords and text ad copy are to your landing page content, the less costly your keywords will be as it lowers the minimum bid price. Technorati tags: Google AdWords , E-Consultancy , Landing PagesNot getting a great conversion rate from your landing pages? Here's a good article from e-consultancy called " A 10-point checklist for landing page design ".
    [Adwords] How to Use SWOT Analyses for Smarter Content Strategies
    Some examples of opportunities might include that paid social distribution as it isn''t as competitive as Adwords campaigns or generating leads from long-form ''how-to'' content. It''s the most wonderful time of the year for content marketers. This time of year is when you measure your impact on this year''s company goals and uncover opportunities for moving the needle on next year''s.
    [Adwords] Ideal Customer Profiles: 5 steps to ensure your lead generation stays on target
    One MECLABS Research Partner related how it tripled its Google AdWords spend and doubled its digital marketing investment, but hadn’t reviewed its ICP in two years. Tweet Joe is newly single. He met his last girlfriend on an online dating site. So, he resurrected his ad, and the new quest began. Except it was so much harder! He had plenty of dates; he just couldn’t quite connect with anyone. They were nice enough and pretty enough, but there was no chemistry.
  • FATHOM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014
    [Adwords] Quantifiable Sexism in the Marketing Industry
    Online Advertising / SEM / Display Sales & Marketing Alignment AdWords sexism They say the customer is always right, but here’s where I’d say something is wrong. In the Internet marketing industry, women are paid less than men by 20% and undervalued by 21% among clients. And much of the undervaluation is from clients (who are women) rating women’s performance down despite objective evidence to the contrary.
    [Adwords] Three Things Smart B2B Marketers Will be Doing in 2016
    For example, if you develop a white paper and promote it using AdWords and email marketing, it should be fairly straightforward to at least measure the cost per lead (download). What will successful B2B marketers to be doing more of, or differently, in 2016?
  • NUSPARK  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Adwords] The Lead Generation-Inbound Marketing- Funnel Optimization Toolkit
    Managing paid search campaigns can be done easily through Google’s Adwords platform or Microsoft’s Adcenter. In the old days, we had a phone. And a fax machine. If you were in marketing, you had media kits and circulations statements. Rate cards were actual cards. Flow charts were designed on paper with markers and rulers. Budgets determined using Texas Instruments’ calculators. Then computers came. Wordperfect and Lotus123.
    [Adwords] 4 Steps to Prep Your Search Engine Marketing for the Holidays
    Additionally, make sure to use everything that Adwords and Bing Ad center have to offer. October marks the beginning of holiday season for many businesses. Halloween, Thanksgiving (in the U.S.), Christmas, Hanukkah, plus Black Friday and Cyber Monday mark some of the biggest and busiest times for all types of businesses.
    [Adwords] 26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics
    Writing that “LinkedIn ads are very similar to those you create on AdWords or AdCenter, but with the added bonus of specific targeting options not found in the other ad campaign media,” Lee Rush Schwartz steps through the six elements of ad targeting on LinkedIn. Indisputably the largest business-oriented social network, LinkedIn has emerged as a crucial site for professional networking, B2B marketing, hiring and job seeking.
    [Adwords] The 12 Best Competitive Intelligence and Benchmarking Tools
    Also provides competitive SEO metrics (keywords, ranking, brand positioning), and data on paid search campaigns by comparing your adwords spend against others in your competitive landscape. When evaluating the results of marketing and PR efforts, it’s vital to consider two perspectives: what is the trend of results (e.g., increasing social engagement, website traffic over time, etc.) and how do your results compare to your closest competitors?
    [Adwords] How To Illustrate Popular B2B PPC Performance Metrics
    Thanks to the conversions report in AdWords we can track the different actions, the different landing pages, and anywhere the tracking code associated with lead generation initiatives is present. We often are presented with a range of unique challenges when trying to demonstrate the value and impact of our search engine advertising campaigns.
  • FATHOM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Adwords] 3 Tips for Hospitals To Fuel Content Marketing with SEM Data
    We encourage the sharing of data between SEO and PPC analytics, especially because the keyword performance visibility exists within AdWords. As many of us know, SEM/PPC is an established source of patient acquisition for health systems and hospitals. Fathom has certainly seen great results with structured campaigns promoting specific service lines that send users to relevant landing pages with prominent calls-to-action.
  • CAPTORA  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2016
    [Adwords] Organize Your Campaigns to Maximize Paid ROI
    Like, many digital marketers, part of your marketing budget is probably devoted to leveraging AdWords campaigns that create a consistent user experience, with the ultimate goal of maximizing paid ROI. It’s important not to take a the spaghetti-noodle-to-the-wall approach to these campaigns, since their success will be determined by clear-cut CPC and CPL metrics.
    [Adwords] The Evolution of the B2B Marketer
    Marketing technology, which is a broad range of technology, including marketing automation platforms, CRMs, and targeted advertising platforms like Google AdWords and LinkedIn Advertising, can help marketers reach more prospects with relevant offers and messages, without the extra costs associated with printing and postage.
    [Adwords] The Top 5 YouTube Analytics Every Marketer Should Know
    And please note that while there are also many great measurement tools available with Google AdWords for Video, aka TrueView (where any business can advertise on YouTube), we won’t be covering them in this post. OK, so you’re tracking the effectiveness of your website via Google Analytics or some of the excellent enterprise analytics solutions. But did you know that YouTube, which is part of Google, has an incredible analytics offering as well?
    [Adwords] CMOs Win When High-Value Customers Are Treated Personally Online
    Why CMOs Should Stop Being Addicted to Pay-per-Click Ads Back in 2001, when Google AdWords was just launched, I. Posted in Advertising Behavioral Targeting Big Data Business Intelligence Commerce Content Marketing Conversational Marketing Conversion Optimization Customer Customer Experience Inbound Marketing Influencer Interactive Marketing Lead Generation Lead Nurturing Leadership Online Advertising Online Testing Optimization Strategy Thought Leadership.
  • FATHOM  |  TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2015
    [Adwords] Leverage Your Hospital Ratings from the U.S. News & World Report
    Option two is to leverage review extensions in Google AdWords. Finally, you might be able to squeeze in your rankings through Google AdWords callout extensions. Today was the official release date of the 2015-2016 U.S. News and World Report rankings for health systems and hospitals across the nation. Many of our clients were awarded top hospitals both regionally and nationally!
    [Adwords] 16 Essential educational resources for the marketing professional
    Since it is a Google product, there’s a strong focus on things like Google Adwords. By Kiki Schirr, {grow} Contributing Columnist. Being a marketer in the digital age is a matter of keeping up with the times. The dynamic world of social media and customer success require the modern marketer to seek out more knowledge constantly. It can feel daunting to keep up at times!
    [Adwords] Long Tail Keywords: Win at SEO and Acquire More Qualified Leads
    This count can vary depending on AdWords ads, local listings and other factors. You can see some information on how competitive a search term is in the Google AdWords Keyword Planner. You can also choose to invest in AdWords, which will give you detailed information about referring keywords, and which of those keywords convert. This information alone is worth investing a few thousand dollars in AdWords.
  • ACT-ON  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Adwords] How to Create Content Unicorns and Ignore the Donkeys
    It’s because all of these systems ― like the Facebook news feed algorithm, or the organic search algorithm, or Google AdWords quality score, or Facebook ads ― they all employ machine-learning algorithms that greatly reward content that has unusually high engagement rates with tremendous visibility within those platforms. I once created a piece called the most expensive keywords in Google AdWords. It’s a great topic for me because I sell AdWords and pay-per-click advertising.
    [Adwords] 10 Trends That Defined Digital Marketing in 2016
    On average, conversion rates for advertisers on Google AdWords are around 2.7% While Google AdWords, Twitter, and Facebook have offered remarketing capabilities for some time, in the last year, we’ve also seen the capability added to Instagram and Pinterest. Author: Mike Tomita As the role of marketing continues to expand, it’s more challenging than ever to keep a pulse on what changes are occurring in the field.
    [Adwords] Is Google Abusing Its Monopoly Power?
    Rand Fishkin, a leading SEO expert and founder of Seattle-based consultancy Moz (formerly SEOmoz), says Google is choking off keyword data in order to strong-arm marketers into buying ads through Google’s AdWords program, where keyword data will still be available. “If If the true goal were to protect user privacy, Google would also remove keyword data from paid search referrals through their AdWords product,” Fishkin says.
    [Adwords] YouTube Views Don’t Matter – Here Are 5 Metrics That Do
    The YouTube TrueView/AdWords for video system would be happy to sell you those views. This is the Audience Retention heat map for a video that has both organic (pictured in blue) and paid views via AdWords’ TrueView in-stream (pictured in green), also known as pre-roll ads. “Wow, that YouTube video has got more than a million views already!” ” Have you ever thought this after seeing a company’s so-called “viral” video?
    [Adwords] How Even YOU Can Master PPC Campaign Management [TEMPLATE]
    With AdWords, you have the opportunity to create multiple campaigns. You can use free tools like the Google AdWords Keyword Tool or, if you're a HubSpot customer, our Keywords tool , to understand the actual search volumes and costs around each keyword you select. And, in the case of AdWords, you could become a quick expert by becoming knowledgeable on the keyword quality score. There aren’t many guarantees in life, and even fewer in marketing.
    [Adwords] The Many Roles of an SEO Professional; What an SEO Tactician Does
    Related Posts: Content Marketing: Goals, Issues, Strategies How To Develop Keyword Lists for Adwords and Pay-Per-Click Campaigns Guest Blog Outreach Services. What is a search engine optimization tactician. I have a new SEO book being published next month, and as a preview, I just wanted to shed some light on what an SEO professional does, because there seems to be some confusion on what we do on a daily/weekly/monthly basis.
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