B2B SaaS Lead Generation: How We Improved Axure’s Lead Quality Overnight

Single Grain

For SaaS companies, one of the best customer acquisition tools is Google Ads, even though it can initially be expensive with CPC bids for software-related keywords as high as $100. When Axure first came to us, they were looking for an efficient way to generate B2B SaaS leads.

6 SEO KPIs Every Search Marketer Should Know

Hubspot

Cost-per-click (CPC). Cost-per-click (CPC) is the amount that you'll pay for each click on your ad. You set your CPC at the maximum price you are willing to pay per click on your ad. He adds, "Average CPC is a KPI that can also be used to capture content strategy gaps.

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5 Digital Marketing KPIs You Can’t Ignore

Digilant

Cost Per Click (CPC): CPC measures the amount of money paid for every click on an ad by tracking the total cost of a marketing campaign and dividing by the number of clicks. For many advertisers, ROAS is the single best metric for measuring marketing effectiveness.

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The Top 4 Performance Tracking Dashboard Components for Digital Marketing Analysts

QuanticMind

Overview: Format: Single Value Tiles Time Period: Yesterday Metrics: Ad Spend, Cost per Click (CPC), Conversions, Cost per Conversion (CPA), Revenue, Return on Ad Spend (ROAS). Sample Dashboard Widgets: Aggregate Top Level Metric Trending from All Channels: Daily Spend & CPC.

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How to Scale Your E-commerce Traffic Acquisition with Native Advertising

Single Grain

higher CTRs than display ads: An IAB report found that the average native ad CTR sits at 0.30%, as compared to a 0.12% CTR for traditional display ads. A Smart Insights report from Google’s display network found an average of 0.05% CTR.

A/B Testing: The ABCs of Paid Social Media

Anyword

Hashtags – Do they affect your CTR in any way? However, we found that while the startup had a high CTR and a low CPC, the best engagement and return on ad spend (ROAS) came from women over 35. Is your goal to achieve a high CTR?

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4 Keyword Filters to Run in Every Search Account

Fathom

If the keyword is converting well and within your CPL or ROAS goals, increasing the bid will help with your competitiveness and could yield additional conversions. If your keywords has a high CTR but no conversions, this could mean your ads or landing pages need some work, as the users clicking through are not converting. CPC, perhaps decreasing your bid will help you control costs, especially if it is important for you to keep that keyword active.

7 Ways to Use Google’s Keyword Planner That You Haven’t Thought Of

BenchmarkONE

You can also see estimated costs, CTR, and CPC information. The forecasting graph in Google Keyword Planner is great for estimating the optimal CPC for the keywords you want to target. Find the point on the graph where your CPC bids reach diminishing returns and compare that number to your Return on Ad Spend (ROAS). #7: If you’ve used Google AdWords, you’re probably familiar with the Google Keyword Planner.

How To Optimize Your Google Ads Campaigns

Altitude Branding

Keywords that are consistently underperforming and delivering a click-through rate (CTR) lower than 1% should be deleted and replaced with more specific terms that are relevant to your ad. Are you focusing on conversions, CTR or impressions to name a few?

Marketing ROI 2020: Best Practices, Formulas, Metrics & Calculator

Martech Advisor

Let’s look at the key metrics you need to measure for various marketing channels: Email Marketing: Open rate, click-through rate (CTR), conversion rate, campaign ROI, overall ROI, revenue per email. Influencer Marketing: Referral traffic, CTR, reach, engagement, conversions, ROI.

Facebook Ads vs. Google Ads: Which is Better for Your Brand?

Hubspot

With any ad campaign, your goal is to maximize your return on ad spend (ROAS). If the keywords you're targeting have high cost-per-click (CPC) and you have a small budget, it may not be the best place for you to invest your money.

How to Get Started with Performance Marketing

Outbrain

CPC is a better indicator of engagement than CPM, because the viewer has taken an action and actually clicked on the ad. A higher CPC usually means that the value of the conversion is higher. The campaign performance was extraordinary: CTR 18.47%, CVR 13.39%, and an amazing 2028% ROI.

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Big List of Digital Marketing Acronyms

TrueInfluence

CPC = Cost-Per-Click. CTR = Click-Through Rate. ROAS = Return On Ad Spend. How can you keep up with all the acronyms in digital marketing? You just can’t, but you can try. Use this list to pick up some fresh knowledge.

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17 Best Paid Media Tools for Marketers

Single Grain

Find countries or regions that are more profitable in terms of advertising costs with the CPC map and modify your ad campaigns accordingly to benchmark your numbers, plan your marketing campaigns and estimate ROI. CTR, long-tail keywords.

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How to Solve the Biggest New Problem in Search Engine Marketing

QuanticMind

In fact, if you’re a paid search professional who works on PPC campaigns for a living, you’re probably already tracking a huge amount of mission-critical information: your cost-per-click (CPC) bid levels, your click-through rates (CTR) and conversion rates (CVR) on various ad campaigns you’re running. Your revenue and return on ad spend (ROAS). The biggest new problem in search engine marketing is getting bigger by the day…and is expected to cost companies trillions by 2020.

The Big List of Content Marketing Acronyms

Brandpoint

CPC: Cost-per-Click. CPC is one of a few advertising options when creating new campaigns on most platforms. When paying for an online ad, rather than paying for clicks (CPC), you can pay a flat rate for every thousand impressions that your post receives. CTR: Clickthrough Rate.

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Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Advertising Part 3 – Everything Else You Need to Know

Go Beyond SEO

The ad with the best CTR may not necessarily have the best conversion rate, however, ads with better than average click-through-rates will cost less and rank higher in search engine results. Target ROAS (return on ad spend): Target ROAS aims to maximize revenue or conversion value based on the target return on ad spend you set. The ROAS formula is: Conversion value/ ad spend x 100%. Google aims to achieve an average CPC that is below the max CPC over time.

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Don’t Over-Target Your Campaigns (and yes, you read that right!)

Outbrain

Unfortunately, it’s trendy for marketers who are new to a platform to set up tons of targeting options on their first campaigns, dramatically cutting their potential reach, slowing down the natural flow of things, and driving CPC up. This is a great way to scale your activity and improve ROAS.

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The Ultimate Guide to PPC

Hubspot

Cost-per-click (CPC) is the amount that an advertiser pays for each click on your ad. CPC acts as your bid in an auction that determines where your ad will be placed. You set your CPC at the maximum price you are willing to pay per click on your ad. What you actually pay is determined by the following formula: (Competitor’s Ad Rank / Your Quality Score) + 0.01 = Actual CPC. You can set a CPC for each ad group that you create. CTR benchmarks vary by industry.

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Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Advertising Part 3 – Everything Else You Need to Know

Go Beyond SEO

The ad with the best CTR may not necessarily have the best conversion rate, however, ads with better than average click-through-rates will cost less and rank higher in search engine results. Target ROAS (return on ad spend): Target ROAS aims to maximize revenue or conversion value based on the target return on ad spend you set. The ROAS formula is: Conversion value/ ad spend x 100%. Google aims to achieve an average CPC that is below the max CPC over time.

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Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Advertising Part 3 – Everything Else You Need to Know

Go Beyond SEO

The ad with the best CTR may not necessarily have the best conversion rate, however, ads with better than average click-through-rates will cost less and rank higher in search engine results. Target ROAS (return on ad spend): Target ROAS aims to maximize revenue or conversion value based on the target return on ad spend you set. The ROAS formula is: Conversion value/ ad spend x 100%. Google aims to achieve an average CPC that is below the max CPC over time.

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SMX Advanced Day 1 – Google + Bing Keynotes, Conversion Optimization, Audience Targeting and Social + PPC

QuanticMind

Sirich suggests that Microsoft has donned the mantle of “fast follower” to keep pace with the innovations of Google and other publishers – recently releasing a Dynamic Search Ads beta, continuing to support Enhanced CPC, and now heading into audience targeting tools that will resemble Google’s Custom Audiences, In-Market Audiences and Similar Audiences. These campaigns tend to show higher CTR and average CVR. higher ROAS than desktop. . .

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How to Hire the Right VP of Marketing for Your Company

Single Grain

Technologically savvy with an excellent understanding of concepts such as CPC, CTR, ROAS, CPA, EPC, MQL, SQL, LTV, etc. One of the most important hires in your company is the VP of marketing.

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Who’s Driving the Data Movement? Social Media Managers

Buffer Social

Clickthru rate (CTR) — A useful measure for advertising. Cost per thousand (CPM) / Cost per click (CPC) — These ad measures tell how efficiently your copy, creative, and call-to-action are performing. Return on Ad Spend (ROAS) — Similar to Return on Investment (ROI), this looks at the dollars-and-cents impact of advertising. What if the most valuable data person on your team is your social media manager ? It certainly might not seem that way at first blush.

SMX East 2016 Day 2 – SEM for Brands, SEM Testing Best Practices, SEM + TV, Beyond Search, Multi-Channel

QuanticMind

Panelists warn against over-focusing SEM efforts on lower-funnel prospects on such metrics as return on ad spend (ROAS) and return on investment (ROI) – doing so means your brand may not be making enough touchpoint contact with customers during their buying journeys. SEM tests are best run with clear-cut guidelines and goals and clearly-defined controls and variable, such as geo, variable CPC levels, different languages, implemented negative keywords or alternate extensions.

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10 PPC Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2020

Single Grain

Enhance CPC by looking for ad auctions that are more likely to generate conversions. When it comes to PPC, AI will allow marketers to create more effective ad campaigns and is particularly useful to: Predict the CTR of future ads. when your CPC falls below a specified amount).

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8 Ways to Improve PPC Campaign Management

QuanticMind

Your ideal and maximum cost per conversion (CPC). Your ideal and maximum cost per click (CPC). Pause low performing keywords or ads based on performance metrics like high cost per conversion, low CTR. Creating and executing successful PPC campaign management is a critical building block for an effective SEM strategy and imperative for maximizing your return on ad spend (ROAS).

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41 Execs Discuss Key B2B Marketing Metrics to Watch in 2018

SnapApp

CTR, Unique CTOR, Forwards/Shares and links clicked on. For example, for a lead generation campaign, we might measure #leads captured, #sales accepted leads captured (this will have to be measured over time), CTR on the campaign, CPL and cost per sales accepted lead, amongst other factors. It should be mentioned that there are many higher level/intermediary metrics that still matter for making B2B marketing decisions like CPC, CTR, impressions, CPL, etc.

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A Jargon Busting Guide to B2B Programmatic Advertising

Inbox Insight

Click-Through Rate (CTR) – the % of users who were delivered an ad, and then clicked on that ad. Cost Per Click (CPC) – average cost of user click-through (when user clicks ad). Return on Ad spend (ROAS) – is the measurement of how many pounds you receive for every pound that you spend on advertising. Do you know your DCO from your DMP? We’ve pulled together key terms, concepts and AdTech acronyms into this easy-to-digest glossary of Programmatic advertising terms.

SMX East 2017 Day 1 – Online-to-Offline, Shopping, Display

QuanticMind

A recent case study showed one merchant recorded +71% clickthrough rate (CTR), +76% conversion rate (CVR) and +22% return on ad spend (ROAS). Last year, the Carousel extension went through a limited holiday beta, and participating merchants saw a 10-13% CTR lift with no observed cost-per-click (CPC) increase. Enhanced CPC for Bing Shopping – Available now in the US, coming soon to the UK.

Marketing Analytics: The Tools and Metrics Marketers Need to Do It Better

Leadfeeder

Link clicks and click-through rate (CTR): For most brands, you’ll need to send social media users through to your website at some point in order to convert them. Link clicks and CTR tell you how effectively your social campaigns and posts are doing just that. Conversion metrics can include click-through rate (CTR) and conversion rate, among others. Cost metrics to track include cost per click (CPC), cost per lead (CPL), and customer acquisition cost (CAC).

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How to Crack LinkedIn Ads: Lessons from a Pro

LeadSquared

After running more than 500 campaigns across different geographies, objectives, and formats, I have learned some techniques to improve their performance and ROAS. Note: CPC – Cost Per Click CPM – Cost Per Thousand Impressions CPV – Cost Per View CPS – Cost Per Send.