When and Why to Use Landing Pages

Modern B2B Marketing

Marketers have started to realize that most web pages have a major fault: They’re not designed to win customers. That’s why many marketers count on a relatively new tool (compared to billboards) to generate leads and make sales—the landing page. What Is a Landing Page Really?

5 Simple PPC Landing Page Changes that May Improve Your Quality Score

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As with most things, Google doesn’t disclose the precise algorithm by which quality score is calculated, but they do identify contributing factors – for example: expected click-through rate, the relevance of ad copy to the search query, and (notably) what Google calls “landing page experience”.

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6 Tips to Creating an Ideal Landing Page

Vertical Response

Having a well-designed landing page will go a long way when it comes to bringing in conversions. Follow these tips and best practices the create the ideal landing page for your business. Make your landing pages mobile-friendly.

5 Landing Page A/B Tests (And Their Surprising Results)

Hubspot

When it comes to designing landing pages, there is a difficult balance to achieve between making data-driven decisions and using your intuition. Rather than making guesses or assumptions to fuel your landing page’s performance, your success is dependent on trial-and-error.

Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Create Great Landing Pages

Modern B2B Marketing

You don’t see great landing pages often. The average landing page converts somewhere between 2 and 5 out of every 100 visitors. That means there’s a lot of not-so-great landing pages out there. They’re not on your page to browse or pleasure read.

Top 10 Demand Generation Resolutions for 2014

The Point

Fortunately, there’s a part of your paid search program over which you have much more control: landing pages. It’s a new year, so what better time to get your demand generation strategy “in shape” for improved performance?

Types of Website and Landing Page Conversions you can Track with Google Adwords

NuSpark

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.

Infographic: Top 10 B2B Paid Search Mistakes

The Point

If your Google AdWords campaign isn’t generating the type of lead volume, lead quality, or ROI that it should, it’s highly likely that the campaign is suffering from common missteps that plague many B2B paid search programs.

Seven Common AdWords Mistakes to Avoid

Webbiquity

That makes AdWords a critical component for any company seeking to dominate the first page of search results. Yet I often hear from prospective or new clients that they have used Google AdWords in the past and stopped because it “didn’t work” for their business.

17 (of the) Best AdWords and SEM Guides of 2011

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direct searchers to landing pages that may be very difficult to optimize organically (e.g., pages with a conversion form and limited content). Google AdWords) in conjunction to maximize first-page-of-the-search-results exposure. AdWords Guides, Tips & Tactics.

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Integrating Google AdWords with Salesforce to Measure Your Sales Funnel

NuSpark

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. If so, AdWords will count that milestone as an AdWords conversion.

4 Effective Google AdWords Tactics to Supercharge Your Lead Generation

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Wesley Parker Today AdWords is almost synonymous with digital advertising —most marketers are aware of or already using AdWords to target their audience with ads online. Generating more leads from Google AdWords can be tough once you reach a certain threshold.

8 Best Practices for Using Google AdWords

Salesfusion

Using Google AdWords for SEM. There are several tools you can use if you’re launching a PPC campaign, although one of the best options is Google AdWords. In a nutshell, Google AdWords works by surfacing your ad when users search for certain keywords.

How to Make Your Google AdWords Ads More Impactful Without Spending More

Hubspot

A simple question: would you rather have a bigger AdWords ad or a smaller AdWords ad for the same cost? So how can you go about making your Google AdWords ads bigger for the same (or maybe even a lower) cost? What is a Google AdWords Ad Extension? Daily Google Adwords

2017 AdWords Industry Benchmark Report: An Agency’s Perspective

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In July, we released our third annual AdWords Industry Benchmark Report and had Lucia Rodas-Estrada, SEM Team Manager at DWA , a media agency with a predominant focus in B2B technology, join us for a webinar to discuss them.

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Align AdWords Campaigns With TV & Video

Fathom

If you are advertising using TV or video, there are several ways to optimize your AdWords campaigns to align with those TV and video efforts. Similar to ad copy, keywords are a great area to align AdWords campaigns with TV or video ads.

Pros and Cons of AdWords Upcoming Ad Suggestion Beta

KoMarketing Associates

On September 30th, AdWords will be rolling out a brand new beta to a few advertisers called Ad Suggestion. Landing Page. This shouldn’t be a new concept to AdWords advertisers, as Google has been promoting the idea of 3 ads per ad group, instead of the previous recommendation of 2, for a few months now. By allowing for Google to come up with ad copy based on existing ad copy and landing pages, advertisers are able to spend time optimizing elsewhere within the account.

Google AdWords Expanded Text Ads: Best Practices For The New Format

Hubspot

Expanded Text Ads (ETAs), announced in July of 2016, are considered by most industry observers to be the biggest change to Google Adwords in 16 years. With standard text ads, Adwords allowed you to create separate mobile ads. That’s a significant chunk of Google’s search results page!

A CMO’s Guide to Conversion Metrics with Google Adwords

NuSpark

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

Hubspot

Smart marketers know Google AdWords is an essential part of a strong B2B marketing strategy. The second recommendation is primarily so you can match your landing page to the searcher’s level of intent. You can provide links to additional landing pages
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5 AdWords Hacks to Ramp Up Your Display Ads

Modern B2B Marketing

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.

How to Improve Google Adwords Quality Scores [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

The infographic provides great insight into one of the most important aspects of paid search advertising, the Google Adwords Quality Score. How to Improve Google Adwords Quality Scores Infographic: Source: DigitalNetAgency.com.

What Is a Landing Page and Why Should You Care

Hubspot

If you could do one thing to dramatically improve your marketing ROI today, it would be to use landing pages on your website. What is a landing page? A landing page is a website page that allows you to capture a visitor's information through a lead form.

4 Reasons Why AdWords’ Callout Extension Is a No-Brainer

KoMarketing Associates

At the beginning of September, Google announced that it was adding another member to its ad extension family in AdWords. Throughout the month, AdWords has started rolling out this new extension to eager advertisers.

How to Build the Best Google AdWords Campaign

Hubspot

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. Get an AdWords Account. Before you can do anything, you’ll need to visit the AdWords site and sign up for an AdWords account.

10 Easy Ways to Improve Landing Page Conversions

Hubspot

We’ve put together a compelling list of ways you can improve your landing pages and conversions. Landing page headlines and ad copy should match. Google AdWords determines cost-per-click in part based on the quality of your landing page.

Google AdWords for B2B Organizations: 8 Questions Leadership Should Ask

KoMarketing Associates

In this post, I will outline eight key questions leadership in B2B organizations needs to ask and have answered from their marketing team, when it pertains to PPC and their Google AdWords strategy. Example of landing page experience via PPC ad.

How to Use Google AdWords: A Beginner’s Guide to PPC Advertising [Free Ebook]

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Did you optimize your blog posts and landing pages for search? In fact, when done correctly, businesses generally make an average of $2 in revenue for every $1 they spend on AdWords, according to Google. “It’s Create your Google AdWords account and set budgets.

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Stop Wasting Money and Improve Your Google AdWords Paid Search ROI

NuSpark

That’s because many PPC firms miss a few techniques to make sure your Google AdWords programs are working as they should. This is mostly likely to happen when the keyword query, ad, and landing page offer are all aligned.

6 Ways to Reduce Wasted AdWords Spend

Hubspot

Even though I think Google AdWords is one of the greatest advertising systems there is, I’m the first to admit that Google makes it really easy to waste your money. Luckily, there are lots of ways to do this in AdWords -- you just have to know what they are.

An Overview of the Google Adwords Recent Changes & New Features

NuSpark

Pity those poor writers who’ve written books on Paid search and Google Adwords. With the Traffic estimator, performance estimates can now be graphed; ad groups drafted, and added to Adwords accounts. By hovering over keyword status, you can now see Google’s rankings (below average, average, above average) for three key attributes: Expected clickthrough rate , ad relevance , and landing page experience. Adwords Labels. Google Adwords for Video.

10 Content Creation Mistakes That Make Me Crazy

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It’s what made Google AdWords into a trillion-dollar project. Content Marketing Digital Marketing Strategies Email Marketing Landing Page best practices content marketing mistakes content strategyWhat are most content marketers doing for 2017? Creating more content. So if you’re going make more, I recommend you do it right. Here are ten of the most common content marketing mistakes I see: 1. You botched the headline. Headlines matter. A lot.

AdWords Conversion Import for Salesforce: Unpacking what it means for B2B marketers

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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.

Website Call to Action; Alternatives to “Contact Us” for lead generation

NuSpark

First, here are some best practices to follow with CTAs: Add calls-to-action on each page – make it relevant to the purpose of the page. Just 1-2 CTAs per page. Place critical information high on the page – don’t hide it at the bottom.

5 Tips for Maximizing Your Marketing with Google AdWords

Marketing Action

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

Lessons Learned From Spending $25 Million Dollars On AdWords

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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.

How To Develop Keyword Lists for Adwords and Pay-Per-Click Campaigns

NuSpark

Therefore, that pay-per-click ad must align with the keyword phrase, as well as the landing page offer, for better paid search optimization. Keywords, landing pages, and offers need to address these audiences within specific paid search campaigns.

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7 Recent or Unique Google Adwords features you should be utilizing today.

NuSpark

When you run as many substantial internet marketing and paid search programs as we do, you realize how many new features occur over time, whether it is within Google Adwords, Bing Ad Center, Facebook Ads, or YouTube ads.

AdWords Device Bidding Update: 4 Questions to Ask Before Optimizing

KoMarketing Associates

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.

Best Google AdWords Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

There’s no question that paid search delivers leads, and no question that AdWords is the big dog in the PPC world. Yet many marketers struggle to optimize this channel in the face of increasing competition, changes to Google results pages (e.g.