Video Tech Company Leverages SEM to Drive Enterprise Leads

The Point

In 2015, JW Player piloted a small-scale, in-house SEM program on Google AdWords to gauge the potential efficacy of using search advertising to drive qualified leads for its enterprise video platform.

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Adwords Automation in 2019 – The Best Solutions for Automating SEM

QuanticMind

The key to success in Adwords automation today is less about what you should automate, but how. In this article, we offer a complete overview of the best solutions for automating SEM in 2019. Google AdWords Automation Features. AdWords Automated Bidding.

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

Webbiquity

Google AdWords) in conjunction to maximize first-page-of-the-search-results exposure. Understand Google AdWords quality scores? Discover the answers to these questions and many more here in 17 of the best AdWords and SEM guides of the past year.

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Expand your Offer Strategy to Increase SEM Performance

The Point

It’s puzzling, therefore, why so many SEM campaigns in the high tech space focus exclusively on late-stage offers, namely trials and demos. One reason is a general (short-sighted, in my view) opinion of SEM as merely a tool to find prospects who are ready to buy. However, by limiting paid search (SEM) campaigns (and social ads like LinkedIn also) to prospects who are ready to look at a product, marketers do themselves and their companies a disservice.

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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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For AdWords In ABM, Add the Right AI

Webbiquity

If ever a platform needed artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, it’s Google AdWords. Being smart about AdWords is essential. Take about three-quarters of your proposed Adwords budget and convert it into cash money. AdWords stirs in AI (but not for B2B).

AdWords Enhanced Campaigns –Where Google Fell Short

Fathom

Okay, I promise this is my LAST blog post discussing Google AdWords Enhanced Campaigns for at least the next month!

How to Avoid Underspending and Overspending Your SEM Budget

QuanticMind

Balancing your SEM budget is one of the major challenges of marketing management today. Poor Adwords budget management can lead to missed performance targets. It can also frustrate the leaders who put you in charge of SEM in the first place. Adwords Budget Management Solutions.

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Google AdWords Releases “Advanced Reporting” in Select Accounts

Fathom

Well, Google has hinted at updated and better reporting within their AdWords UI in past livestreams, and it looks like some advertisers are lucky enough to get early access! The post Google AdWords Releases “Advanced Reporting” in Select Accounts appeared first on Fathom.

AdWords Account Structure and Budgeting Best Practices

Spiralytics

Google AdWords is one of the most powerful tools used in online advertising, for businesses big and small. SEM AdWordsMarketers have had a considerable amount of success generating leads through this service with a great ROI.

Introducing Google ‘Location Groups’ in AdWords

Fathom

The post Introducing Google ‘Location Groups’ in AdWords appeared first on Fathom. Online Advertising/SEM/Display AdWords Google Location Groups ppc SEM

The 17 Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM

Webbiquity

Pricing: free (but requires an active Google AdWords account). Search for any domain and see every place they’ve shown up on Google: every keyword bought on Adwords, every organic rank, and every ad variation in the last 9 years.

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.). When it comes to marketing for B2B companies with a sales team, search engine marketing (SEM) is particularly important.

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Best Practices

Webbiquity

Search engine marketing (SEM) can be a powerful lead generation source, or a complete waste of money. B2B marketers often get less from their SEM programs than possible by overlooking basic but critical steps. Here are some best practices to optimize your results from SEM campaigns: 1.

Introducing Google ‘Location Groups’ in AdWords

Fathom

The post Introducing Google ‘Location Groups’ in AdWords appeared first on Fathom. Online Advertising / SEM / Display AdWords Google Location Groups ppc SEM

New Tool Helps SEO, SEM Consultants Pinpoint Local Clients

Webbiquity

The SeoQuake team, the group behind the SEMRush tools for SEO and keyword research, recently released a new tool to help SEM consultants and agencies find local clients. For SEM agencies and consultants, the SEMRush Geo tool is a prospecting goldmine.

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SMX East 2016 Day 1 – Ad Copy Best Practices, Local SEM, AdWords & Bing Updates, Social

QuanticMind

We close out a jam-packed Day 1 at SMX East 2016 with a variety of SEM insights from every corner of the paid search strategy playbook. AdWords and Bing updates from “Exploring the Upcoming AdWords and Bing Ads Changes”.

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The importance of knowing what competitors spend on SEM

Biznology

One of the most useful metrics our Search Monitor clients use when it’s time to dive into AdWords or AdCenter is competitive ad spend. e-Commerce Paid Search Search Marketing Web Metrics AdWords Big Data Google Search Engine Marketing Search Engines

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Optimize Your Keyword Research and Rankings with SEMRush

Act-On

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

Google’s April 22 AdWords Announcement

Fathom

Today, in great anticipation, Google hosted a live stream of their new announcements of upcoming products, enhanced reporting, and new insightful tools for AdWords users. Bulk Actions – bulk editing and changes available directly in the AdWords interface.

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.

Why Facebook Ads Can Be a Great Alternative to Google AdWords

Fathom

With all this fuss these days around Google AdWords Enhanced Campaigns, advertisers might consider testing more of their digital advertising budget through other advertising channels, such as Facebook Ads.

Five SEM Highlights of 2018

QuanticMind

Without a doubt, 2018 has been quite a year for PPC advertisers and the SEM industry as a whole. Perhaps not surprisingly, many developments in the SEM space are related to significant changes around personal data — including new, stringent global privacy regulations, the onslaught of consumer information, hyperpersonalization and a slew of resulting data privacy issues. The post Five SEM Highlights of 2018 appeared first on QuanticMind.

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Google for the Assist: Search Funnels Data and Google AdWords

Fathom

On Wednesday, Google announced that AdWords users would … Continue reading → The post Google for the Assist: Search Funnels Data and Google AdWords appeared first on Fathom. Paid Advertising/SEM/Display AdWords Google Analytics ppc Search Engine MarketingWith the recent release of Google’s “Enhanced Campaigns,” you would think the company would take a break from adding any new features until the dust settled, but Google is at it again.

Google AdWords for B2B Organizations: 8 Questions Leadership Should Ask

KoMarketing Associates

As the chart above reveals, SEO and SEM were ranked 4th in popularity and effectiveness, and 31% were piloting or planning an SEO / SEM initiative in 2015. More importantly, 62% of those surveyed indicated they were increasing budget for SEO and SEM in 2015.

Best AdWords Tips and Tactics of 2009, Part 2

Webbiquity

Optimization—the greatest results for the lowest cost—is the goal of every AdWords campaign manager. What are two of the simplest ways to optimize AdWords campaigns? Google is constantly changing and upgrading its AdWords tools; which recent enhancements are most important to understand and take advantage of? Get the answers to these questions and many others here in more of the best articles and blog posts from last year on Google AdWords search engine marketing.

10 Proven Keyword Bidding Strategies to Optimize Your AdWords Campaign

Spiralytics

AdWords is Google’s search advertising platform, which allows you to manage search ad campaigns. Apart from being the most popular SEM platform worldwide, AdWords also offers flexible targeting options and advanced optimization capabilities.

The Ultimate Guide to SEM (Search Engine Marketing)

Hubspot

Search Engine Marketing, or SEM, is one of the most effective ways to grow your business and reach new customers. When this is the case, it's critical you invest in a SEM strategy. What is SEM? Best SEM tools.

SEM Mystery: The Case of the Missing Leads

Webbiquity

Government stuff, on AdWords. Two months down the road, the AdWords campaign was in trouble. Sugar wasn’t going to like this, and as the old saying goes, hell hath no fury like a woman with an underproducing SEM campaign.

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Challenges with Marketing Healthcare Online (in Google AdWords)

Fathom

Challenge 1: Targeting Health-Related Content – The Google AdWords policy team also has a restriction on ‘ healthcare-related content.’ Therefore, retargeting for hospitals, treatment clinics, and other healthcare organizations is basically not allowed in Google AdWords.

SEM for B2B – Best Practices and Ad Types to Use in SEM for B2B

QuanticMind

?SEM for B2B is a different space than consumer marketing. Here, we’ll discuss some of the tactics and ad types you can use today in SEM for B2B. SEM for B2B (business-to-business companies) is a bit different than what marketers normally think about when they discuss search engine marketing. Specifically, many marketers consider SEM to primarily be a B2C (business-to-consumer) space. The difference between SEM for B2B vs. B2C.

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How Much Do Hospitals Spend on Google AdWords?

Fathom

health systems and hospitals that conducted Google AdWords advertising with Fathom in 2014. The post How Much Do Hospitals Spend on Google AdWords? Healthcare Online Advertising / SEM / Display healthcare marketing ppc SEM

Understanding AdWords Sitelink Extensions

Fathom

AdWords allows you to have up to twenty total per adgroup or campaign. Even though Adwords allows you up to 25 characters for the link, I recommend trying to keep desktop sitelinks to 18-20 characters and mobile to 12-15 characters for the best CTR. The post Understanding AdWords Sitelink Extensions appeared first on Fathom. Online Advertising / SEM / Display Retail / E-commerce

SEO vs PPC: How to Prioritize Your SEM Strategies

QuanticMind

If you want to start improving your SEM strategy overall, here’s everything you need to know about prioritizing SEO vs PPC in 2018. Google AdWords provides you with all the information you need to better optimize your ads through your Quality Score.

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Launch Your First Google AdWords Campaign – A Step-by-Step Guide

Ladder.io

Let’s get your first Google AdWords ( now Google Ads ) campaign launched on the right foot! Want to reach more potential customers using Google AdWords? Before I launched this first campaign, I had Ladder’s director of marketing, walk me through Google AdWords. (It’s

SEM for Financial Services: Everything You Need to Know

QuanticMind

Financial services businesses have many opportunities to build brand awareness and attract new clients through search engine marketing (SEM). What Is SEM? With PPC, you pay to have ads appear in search results using the Google Ads (AdWords) advertising platform.

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How to Improve Google Adwords Quality Scores [Infographic]

Cody Ward

I recently stumbled upon an useful infographic created by Digital Net Agency , a performance-based search agency with a concentration on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM). How to Improve Google Adwords Quality Scores Infographic: Source: DigitalNetAgency.com.

SEM is “Most Effective” B2B Marketing Strategy | CMI Manufacturing Report (2015)

Fathom

The report, which surveyed hundreds of B2B manufacturing marketers across North America, ranked search engine marketing (also referred to as PPC , SEM and search advertising ) as the most effective advertising method for manufacturers. Manufacturing (OEM) Online Advertising / SEM / Display

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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.

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8 Best Practices for Using Google AdWords

Salesfusion

Among the many inbound marketing tactics, one of the most valuable is search engine marketing (SEM). 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.