2017 AdWords Industry Benchmark Report: An Agency’s Perspective

bizible

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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Drive More Revenue With AdWords: Everything B2B Marketers Need To Know

bizible

(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.). In addition to identifying a high quality audience through retargeting, AdWords now also offers Customer Match.

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7 AdWords Features You Didn't Know Existed

Hubspot

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?

10 secrets to research the best SEO keywords

Biznology

Researching the best SEO keywords is an essential part of your online strategy, that is, if you want to be seen. Before slapping content up on a website, be sure you’ve done your keyword research. Confirm with Adwords First. SEO is a puzzle to some.

The 17 Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM

Webbiquity

That’s where keyword research comes in. So once you or your team have developed topic ideas, planned content , and researched those subjects, it’s time to use keyword research tools to find the best phrases to match up searcher intent with your approach to each topic.

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. AdWords offers many ways to beef up your search ads with extensions, and you should use as many as possible. The biggest downside of AdWords is the character limit.

Seven Common AdWords Mistakes to Avoid

Webbiquity

In fact, recent WordStream research highlighted on eStrategy Trends reveals that, for keyword phrases with “high commercial intent,” almost two-thirds of all clicks are now on paid ads. Here then are seven common mistakes to avoid when setting up and optimizing an AdWords campaign.

Optimize Your Keyword Research and Rankings with SEMRush

Act-On

Learn how to use the popular SEO tool SEMRush to perform valuable keyword research. AdWords SEO keyword strategy keywords Search engine marketing search engine optimization Search Engine traffic SEM

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

Webbiquity

Consider just one category of searches: students conducting research projects. Google AdWords) in conjunction to maximize first-page-of-the-search-results exposure. Understand Google AdWords quality scores? AdWords Guides, Tips & Tactics.

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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. The Good: Adds more functionality to keyword and traffic research. Adwords Labels. Google Adwords for Video. What do you think of all the recent Google Adwords changes?

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

10 Valuable SEO Resources: Keyword Research, Tools, and Local SEO

Webbiquity

Which keyword research and other SEO tools are most effective? 70+ Keyword Research Tool Alternatives to Google Keyword Planner by Small Business Ideas Blog. 10 Great Alternatives to the Google Keyword Research Tool by Pamorama.

How Do Your Google AdWords Metrics Compare to Industry Averages? [New Benchmark Data]

Hubspot

Trouble is, mastering Google AdWords is really tricky. To help shed some light on the situation, the folks at WordStream released a detailed new study on AdWords industry metrics. Although both are included in AdWords, they have completely different implications and uses for marketers.

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

NuSpark

In fact, there are a number of ways to research keywords such as: As stated, speaking with clients and customers. Google’s keyword research tool. Other third party keyword research tools. Industry research and news websites. Research. Research.

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AdWords Now Includes Google My Business Ratings

KEO Marketing

Last year, Google made an enhancement related to these extensions, letting advertisers enable automatic linking of their Google My Business location information to their AdWords account. A new change will make Google My Business review and ratings much more important and potentially valuable.

Best Google AdWords Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

According to recent research from eConsultancy, “Paid search consumes the largest portion of online lead generation budgets, accounting for 28% of spending (in 2010), up from 22% in 2009.&# Google Instant) and changes within AdWords itself. When should you use the AdWords Editor?

How Labels works in Google Adwords; benefits of the new feature

NuSpark

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. Ad Groups that represent research terms are also labeled as Research.

How to reach your customers at work or at home

Biznology

To validate the match, they conducted research into a sample of the linked records, and found a 97% accuracy rate. Most Twitter, Facebook and Google AdWords custom ad selection is based on the personal email address that was collected on sign up.

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Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity

Get the details behind these stats and many, many more here in more than 40 of the best articles and blog posts about social media, search, budgeting and digital marketing research, facts and statistics of 2011 so far. Large Enterprise Social Media Research, Facts and Statistics Inc.

Get the Most Bang for Your Buck: Google Adwords vs. Facebook Ads

Vertical Response

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). For Google, spend some time doing keyword research.

How to Do Keyword Research: A Beginner's Guide

Hubspot

While Google''s kept us on our toes with all those algorithm changes they keep rollin'' out , one thing has stayed pretty consistent for inbound marketers looking to optimize for search: keyword research. Well, needing to do keyword research has stayed the same.

11 (of the) Best SEO Tools and Keyword Research Guides of 2012

Webbiquity

Find the answers to these questions and many more here in almost a dozen of the best guides to SEO tools and keyword research of the past year. Keyword Research Guides and Tools. Be Careful Using AdWords for Keyword Research by The Daily SEO Blog.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. Roy Wells reports on research from the The Pew Internet & American Life Project detailing Twitter use in America.

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14 Fortuitous SEO and SEM Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

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.

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SMX East 2014 Preview: Competitive Research for SEO

KoMarketing Associates

In a few weeks, I’ll be heading down to NYC for SMX East where I’ll be speaking on the panel “ Competitive Research for SEO.” Competitive research is an interesting part of SEO. Adwords.

How to Conduct Research for an Infographic: A Simple Step-by-Step Guide

Hubspot

But before you design an eye-catching infographic, you must first do the research to determine what story you’re going to tell, and how you’re going to tell it visually. And that research stage can be pretty tricky -- especially if you don’t have a plan. 2) Do your keyword research.

Don’t Waste Your Dough! 5 Secrets to Maximizing Google AdWords

Vertical Response

Did you know that when managing your Google Adwords pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns, it’s pretty easy to waste big bucks without even knowing it? Google Adwords allows you to target and segment your target audience in multiple ways including, Geographical, Day, and Device Targeting.

Influencer marketing tools of the trade

Biznology

InkyBee — Such a powerful research tool. I have never successfully sorted out how to use their campaign tools but when it comes to hunting down a lot of topical bloggers that I could either upload to Traackr or GroupHigh or or hand over to my human research team.

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Unicorn DNA: What All the Best AdWords Advertisers Have in Common

Hubspot

As an AdWords advertiser, you might be surprised to learn that unicorns walk among us, stealing away impressions and outpacing our performance by two, three, or even six times! AdWords unicorns are fantastical, magical creatures, accounting for the top 1% of all ad clicks in the auction.

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Two Google Adwords features worth testing for lead generation optimization: Call Metrics and Remarketing.

NuSpark

The Google Adwords pay-per-click platform has a number of fairly new features that can contribute to lead generation and increased conversions.

Google AdWords Express: The Pros and Cons

Hubspot

Google launched AdWords Express earlier this year and coined it as “the easiest way to advertise on Google.” Google AdWords vs. Google AdWords Express: What's the Difference? Within AdWords Express, Google does all of those things for you automatically.and more.

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Two Google Adwords features worth testing for lead generation optimization: Call Metrics and Remarketing.

NuSpark

The Google Adwords pay-per-click platform has a number of fairly new features that can contribute to lead generation and increased conversions. An example- if I sell hardwood floors in Brooklyn NY and want to target Manhattan, I won’t show in Google Places for Manhattan, but my ad can show there, and now I can showcase a local phone number for prospects looking to call vendors for research.

The Complete Display Ads Overview For B2B Marketers

bizible

Then there is the in-marketing group, which are people who are ready to buy and are actively researching. At the most basic level are marketers who use only Google AdWords to measure performance. AdWords Only Tactic. The dual-tool approach uses marketing automation and AdWords.

10 Essential Reports and Research for B2B Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Thankfully, as B2B marketers, we’re able to tap into the wants and needs of B2B consumers via online surveys, research reports, etc. As such, we’ve pulled together a list of 10 recent (free) reports and research data that could be beneficial for B2B marketers across industries.

Knock out your Competitors By Managing your AdWords Campaigns like a Pro

EMagine B2B Blog

Once your business has taken the step to invest in an AdWords campaign, it’s important to manage that money wisely. This post assumes you have already done your keyword research, written your ads, and created your landing pages. If you have a limited budget, or little experience in AdWords, consider maintaining a position of 4-6 with your ads. You can research new keywords that might have a less expensive CPC than your active ones. negative keyword research.

Expand your Offer Strategy to Increase SEM Performance

The Point

In an era when the average business buyer only contacts a brand when he/she is 67 percent through the buying process , there’s every reason to make sure that you’re reaching prospective customers at every stage of their research, not just when they’re ready to buy. We know that they’re probably in the later stages of their research process, have identified the type of solution they need to buy, and in all likelihood are evaluating vendors.

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RIP Google Keyword Tool – What to Use Instead

Vertical Response

If you still want access to Google’s keyword data, you have the option to sign up for an Adwords account to use the new Google Adwords Keyword Planner. SEO/SEM Small Business Marketing adwords bing Bing webmaster toolbox google Google Adwords Keywords google keyword tool Google Tool Keyword Research keyword tool search engine optimization SEMRush Ubersuggest

The “Name that Tune” Approach to PPC Campaigns

Fathom

Analytics / Big Data Digital Advertising Digital Marketing Fathom Marketing Keyword Research adwords negative keywords ppcOver 30 years ago, there was a popular game show called “Name that Tune” which had a fairly simple premise. Contestants would compete to see who could name the title of a song by hearing as few notes as possible. Sometimes these contestants could do so with only 2 or 3 notes.

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5 Ways to Use Paid Search & SEO Together

Vertical Response

Keyword Research/Expansion. Use your Adwords tools to determine if the traffic volume is worth the cost. SEO/SEM adwords google organic paid search PPC search engine marketing SEM SEO serp Paid search and SEO work in different ways to get visitors to your website. Paid search can yield almost immediate results, but can be expensive. Conversely, SEO is relatively cost free, but optimization efforts can take a long time to impact organic rankings.