AdWords Industry Benchmark Report Deep Dive: Software and SaaS
JULY 25, 2016
Last week we released the 2016 AdWords Industry Benchmark Report. The report includes unique data about the down-funnel impact AdWords is having for companies across six different industries. Today, we will take a closer look at the data for software and SaaS companies.
Busting the Top 3 Google AdWords Myths
AUGUST 4, 2016
So, why has it taken so long for most inbound marketers to adopt Google AdWords? For this answer, let’s take a look at the top 3 myths that might be keeping you from implementing a successful AdWords campaign. How much money do you think Google makes in one day on AdWords alone? $1
Integrating Google AdWords with Salesforce to Measure Your Sales Funnel
OCTOBER 8, 2016
Google AdWords has recently integrated with Salesforce so that you can import Salesforce leads and opportunities into AdWords and thus measure the performance of your Salesforce campaigns within Google AdWords. This is determined on a company-by-company basis.
7 AdWords Features You Didn't Know Existed
JULY 28, 2016
Over the years Google AdWords has evolved into a marketing tool that helps businesses drive leads and outrank their competitors. But what if I told you that the majority of business owners, marketers, and strategists weren’t taking full advantage of all AdWords has to offer?
Drive More Revenue With AdWords: Everything B2B Marketers Need To Know
OCTOBER 29, 2015
(Finally, a past-due update for our AdWords For Lead Gen guide -- everything you need to know about AdWords to successfully generate leads AND drive more revenue.). When it comes to marketing for B2B companies with a sales team, search engine marketing (SEM) is particularly important.
5 AdWords Hacks to Ramp Up Your Display Ads
Modern B2B Marketing
JANUARY 18, 2016
In this blog, I’ll share some effective AdWords Display tricks with you that not many people know about. But before we get into how you can create your own AdWords Display Network plan , you need to understand the key difference between AdWords Search and AdWords Display.
17 (of the) Best AdWords and SEM Guides of 2011
MARCH 14, 2012
The fact is, paid search is a vital component of any web presence optimization strategy because it enables advertising companies to: • appear prominently in search results for terms that would be difficult to rank for organically (e.g. Understand Google AdWords quality scores?
A CMO’s Guide to Conversion Metrics with Google Adwords
MAY 16, 2016
Google AdWords continues to expand and improve conversion tracking metrics, and without a full understanding of the data provided, your firm may not be optimized with regard to generating efficient quality leads and sales. Bear in mind calls from ads are purely AdWords conversions.
How to Upgrade Your B2B Marketing Strategy with AdWords
MAY 13, 2016
Smart marketers know Google AdWords is an essential part of a strong B2B marketing strategy. AdWords offers many ways to beef up your search ads with extensions, and you should use as many as possible. Searchers can learn more about your company without clicking your ad .
How to Build the Best Google AdWords Campaign
JANUARY 22, 2016
No matter how many free tools crop up for ecommerce companies, a paid ad is sometimes the best bet for driving new traffic to your website. Not only do you need to know how to build a campaign through Google’s AdWords product, you also need to know how to stand out from the crowd.
12 Noteworthy Examples of B2B Companies on Instagram
JANUARY 20, 2015
So, what does this mean for B2B companies? This is the key element I am referring to: Instagram allows companies to tell their story without any interruption. Why It’s Noteworthy: Hootsuite’s Instagram exposes their followers to the company culture and core values.
AdWords Conversion Import for Salesforce: Unpacking what it means for B2B marketers
JUNE 17, 2016
Google AdWords recently launched an integration with Salesforce that connects AdWords data with Salesforce. AdWords Conversion Import for Salesforce is a conversion tracking product that allows marketers to connect the data from AdWords conversion measurement to Salesforce.
Lead Liaison Launches Google AdWords Connector
OCTOBER 21, 2016
Google AdWords conversion tracking can give users insight into the effectiveness of ad clicks. Lead Liaison now connects with Google AdWords to help measure, prove and improve marketing ROI through paid search. Press Releases Google Google AdWords Revenue Generation Software
AdWords Nerd Alert: What Google’s Removal of Sidebar Ads Means for Marketers
Modern B2B Marketing
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
Last week, it was reported by several sources, and confirmed by Google, that the AdWords ads that appear on the right hand-side of Google’s search engine results page will be removed from desktop searches in the near future. Author: Mike Tomita Stop the presses!
Marketing Performance Benchmarks for Software/SaaS Companies
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
The benchmark reports cover AdWords and LinkedIn Ads , and break down their impact on the customer funnel. AdWords is way ahead in volume. From leads to revenue, Adwords drives a much higher volume of business than LinkedIn Ads -- anywhere from 3 to 5 times as much.
Best Google AdWords Tips and Tactics of 2010
JANUARY 28, 2011
In addition, more than half of companies that use paid search increased their budgets for it last year. There’s no question that paid search delivers leads, and no question that AdWords is the big dog in the PPC world. Google Instant) and changes within AdWords itself.
5 Tips for Maximizing Your Marketing with Google AdWords
APRIL 1, 2014
The question: “Should my company use Google AdWords?”. As the interweb’s dominant pay-per-click platform, AdWords is Google’s pretty baby: It’s self-absorbed, incredibly time-consuming, demands constant attention, and costs money … yet most still say it’s worth it. AdWords PPC
Google Adwords Update Can Affect Local Search Marketers
JUNE 21, 2016
Good news for businesses that use Google Adwords: Google has made changes to local search results and Google Maps that can positively impact retailers and service providers with physical locations. The ads in the Local Finder rely on AdWords location information (called an “extension”).
AdWords Now Includes Google My Business Ratings
JULY 28, 2015
This could represent a big local search advantage to companies that succeed in earning good feedback via their listings. Ratings can now be pulled into the AdWords ads, allowing potential customers to immediately see this feedback from other users when doing online research.
How To Develop Keyword Lists for Adwords and Pay-Per-Click Campaigns
JANUARY 16, 2013
Modified broad match keyword in Adwords: +How +To +Pay +per +click. . Modified broad match keyword in Adwords: +Pay +per +click +techniques. . Modified broad match keyword in Adwords: +Pay +per +click +articles. . Group Nine: Companies.
Introducing Google ‘Location Groups’ in AdWords
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
As part of a company’s business strategy and goal of obtaining a competitive advantage, they typically decide who their target market will be before releasing their products or services. Companies try to either focus on being a low-cost leader (i.e.
2015 Resolution: Google Analytics IQ & Adwords Certification
EMagine B2B Blog
DECEMBER 31, 2014
When I mention that my resolution is to “get certified,” I am referring to the Google Analytics IQ and Adwords Certifications available for free through the Google Partners Program. Achieving your Analytics and Adwords certification takes time.
AdWords Device Bidding Update: 4 Questions to Ask Before Optimizing
AUGUST 30, 2016
Like previously discussed in my Google’s Summit post , AdWords will be giving advertisers the ability to bid on all three devices individually. Before making changes to AdWords device bidding, it’s important for advertisers to ask themselves a few questions.
Lessons Learned From Spending $25 Million Dollars On AdWords
OCTOBER 5, 2015
AdWords is an essential part of the modern marketer’s toolkit to reach new customers. According to Google’s latest Economic Impact Report, businesses generally make an average of $2 in revenue for every $1 they spend on Adwords paid search campaigns, remarketing ads, and display network.
The 4 Most Effective Ways to Reduce Wasted AdWords Search Advertising Spend
B2B Marketing Insider
AUGUST 23, 2016
For most companies – whether B2B, B2C or B2G – search advertising plays an essential role in lead generation, nurturing and closing. The post The 4 Most Effective Ways to Reduce Wasted AdWords Search Advertising Spend appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.
How B2B Companies Are Using LinkedIn Marketing Ad Campaigns [Interview]
DECEMBER 6, 2016
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. That doesn’t mean it’s the best channel for every company or even for every type of campaign.
How Labels works in Google Adwords; benefits of the new feature
APRIL 29, 2012
For those who manage multiple paid search campaigns for lead generation (like yours truly) with Google Adwords, or have others do it, I started testing a new feature that was rolled out this week, called Labels. Outsource: “Firms” “Companies” “Agencies” “Consultants” “Vendors”.
How B2B Marketers Need To Prepare For AdWords’ Changes in the Mobile-Focused World
MAY 31, 2016
Last week, during Google’s Performance Summit , the company announced a series of exciting changes to their online services. From AdWords to Analytics to Google Maps, Google plans on making big changes to some of their key platforms. Brand New AdWords Interface.
How the Long Tail AdWords Approach Works for Blogger Outreach
JANUARY 10, 2012
So, this week, I want to draw an analogy to successful Google AdWords approaches so that you can see how to apply that same technique to blogger outreach. When it comes to reaching out to bloggers online, there’s a lot you can learn from Google AdWords. Long-tail blogger outreach is like long-tail Google AdWords advertising. Another thing you’ll learn is that AdWords can rapidly burn all your cash with nothing to show for it. Image via CrunchBase.
How to Optimize Google AdWords with Offline Conversion Tracking and Marketo
Modern B2B Marketing
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
Author: Jon Miller Google AdWords is one of the most important marketing channels for almost every company, and the ability to measure and optimize for conversions is one of its most powerful capabilities.
Enhanced Campaigns: How to Optimize AdWords Campaigns for Desktop AND Mobile
JUNE 5, 2013
This past February, Google AdWords released new Enhanced Campaigns in a bid to dramatically simplify the work needed to build, manage, and measure the impact of mobile search advertising campaigns. And on July 22nd, all AdWords accounts will be upgraded to reflect these new formats.
Get the Most Bang for Your Buck: Google Adwords vs. Facebook Ads
MARCH 25, 2014
Should you bet your marketing dollars on Google Adwords – the search engine behemoth’s online advertising service? Google Adwords are targeted based on search terms (and sometimes location, for brick and mortar businesses). Are you using Google Adwords, Facebook ads or both?
14 Fortuitous SEO and SEM Stats and Facts
MARCH 1, 2016
On the paid side, more than one million businesses use Google AdWords , and Google’s content network reaches 80% of all U.S. Though many small businesses remain skeptical of AdWords, SEM still accounts for the largest share of online advertising budgets.
A Simple Guide for Setting Up Your First Google AdWords Campaign
JUNE 18, 2012
If it's because you're intimidated by Google's AdWords interface, we get it. Read on to learn everything you need to know about setting up a Google AdWords campaign! Before you even jump into the AdWords interface, you need to be armed with a keyword list to help guide your efforts.
Types of Website and Landing Page Conversions you can Track with Google Adwords
APRIL 27, 2014
In recent years Google has worked to add fresh new tools for tracking conversion metrics into Adwords. Whether you’re tracking conversions on a standard website, within mobile apps, via phone call, or across multiple devices, Adwords has much more to offer today than it did even one year ago. In this article, we’ll discuss the various metrics offered by Adwords today, and discuss how you can use them to better craft your marketing strategies and tactics.
Win lifestyle influencers over with generosity and attentiveness
MAY 9, 2017
If you’re interested in learning more about influencer marketing , micro-influencer marketing , or earned media micro-influencer marketing , please call me or email me or check out my company site or my own personal website — I look forward to connecting.
You can only win search by winning social
MAY 5, 2015
If your company were a brick and mortar storefront, you would get it; however, because you’re exclusively online, you’ve forgotten that even your virtual storefront needs to prospect real-world fanboys and fangirls to become engaged and interested members of your realworld online world.
A SaaS Marketing Plan for High Growth Companies
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
The same might be said for for the transition from product-market fit to the growth stage of a SaaS company. The stories of SaaS companies growing their business using this methodology are multiplying by the day.
Are You Making These PPC Mistakes? 10+ Bizible PPC Fails… And How We Fixed Them
OCTOBER 8, 2015
We’ve added new strategies and new marketing channels to our arsenal to match the evolution and maturation of our company; however, because we have to be so scrappy (startup), things sometimes do fall through the cracks. Bonus Mistake: Not adopting the latest AdWords snippets.
Spending more time on SEO than adding value to Google?
NOVEMBER 5, 2013
Adam’s an affiliate and an AdWords guru, par excellence, by profession; however, he also stays on top of organic search religiously just as part of creating content sublime enough to compel all the folks who click through from sponsored search, contextual ads, and display ads.