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SEO vs. SEM: This is a Silly Fight. They Are Both Amazing

Conductor

SEM is also… amazing. SEO includes anything done to a website for the sake of search rankings, which might include researching keywords and placing them strategically within a page, optimizing a page’s structure,, or using certain redirects in a site’s url hierarchy. What is SEM?

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How to Solve PPC Keyword Cannibalization

QuanticMind

Optimizing your ROI is a challenging, seemingly endless, process in the highly competitive world of search engine marketing (SEM). That of course includes implementing best practices around keywords, as well as staying on top of any unanticipated PPC roadblocks — like keyword cannibalization. . A costly, oftentimes unrecognized, consequence of this can be keyword cannibalization across entire PPC programs. Keyword Cannibalization – The Basics.

What’s the Difference Between SEO and SEM?

TrustRadius Marketing

SEO stands for search engine optimization , and SEM stands for search engine marketing. SEO experts focus on generating traffic and leads through organic search whereas SEM experts aim to generate traffic and leads through organic and paid search. Perform keyword research.

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SMX Advanced Day 2 – Branded Keywords, More Audience Targeting, ETAs and Shopping

QuanticMind

Day 2 of #SMX Advanced includes tips and tactics on branded keywords, audience targeting, expanded text ads and Google Shopping. It’s estimated that competitors running ads against branded keywords can cost up to a 10% drop in clicks and 20% higher CPC.

An Expert’s Thoughts On How To Scale ‘Single Keyword Ad Groups’ (SKAGs)

Ladder.io

Our Growth Analysts at Ladder noted some issues with ‘keyword stuffing’ in a few Google Ads campaigns recently. The Problem With Keyword Stuffing. Keyword Stuffing is defined as putting too many dissimilar keywords in the same ad group.

Are You Making These PPC Mistakes? 10+ Bizible PPC Fails… And How We Fixed Them

bizible

Promoting content based on persona -- e.g. blog posts targeted at CMOs only go to CMO audience -- greatly increases ad relevance and CTR, which results in more conversions and lower CPC. Mistake #9: Going general with keywords, then narrowing. Mistake #10: Using broad match keywords.

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Hero Conference 2014: Key Learnings in Paid Search

Fathom

The conference was two days long with a keynote speakers that opened and closed each day. The sessions contained various topics including lead gen PPC, eCommerce PPC, attribution, live audits (keyword research, ad copy, account audits), and much more. Doing extensive keyword research, writing ads, and choosing/designing a landing page is not enough. However; how much of our testing and optimization efforts focus on click-through and monitoring CTR over time?

Why SKAGs Are No Longer a PPC Best Practice (and How to Respond)

Unbounce

You’re studying PPC best practices, looking for ways to level up your SEM campaigns and boost ROI from Search. You stumble upon a “hack” for optimal keyword performance, your elusive unicorn: the SKAG (Single Keyword Ad Group). Why Single Keyword Ad Groups once made sense.

Baidu Limits PPC Ad Space: What This Means for B2B Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

First, advertising on Baidu will be more competitive and expensive, especially for more competitive keywords. The top four paid ads will stand out, which could improve CTR and overall ad performance. Identify priority keywords. Explore new keyword opportunities.

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Best Practices to Successfully Prepare and Optimize Your B2B PPC Campaigns

Launch Marketing

LinkedIn Ads is typically the best paid social media channels for B2B while many online marketers go to Google Ads for search engine marketing (SEM) campaigns. Another important aspect of PPC campaign planning is to perform keyword research for paid search campaigns on Google or Bing Ads.

Tips for Building a Fierce Search Marketing Strategy in 2017

Metadata

Do SEM Research. Before we dive into Mary’s search results, let’s discuss SEM research. In the case of paid search marketing the homework entails understanding the competitive landscape and extensive keyword planning. These tools show you which keywords the competition is buying, thereby allowing you insight into your keyword planning process. Keyword planning is the most important piece of your account set up. The search marketing secret sauce.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

And email messages that include at least one social sharing option generate a more than 30 percent higher click-through rate (CTR) than emails with no social sharing options. B2B Marketing: Red-Headed Step-Child of SEM World?

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6 Tactics For Overcoming The High Cost Of Clicks In B2B PPC

delicious b2bmarketing

Home Members Only News Features Columns SEM SEO PPC Social Media How To Google & Search First Time Here? I personally have seen B2B CPC rates vary wildly based on industry and the competitiveness and length of the keyword. for reasonably attractive keyword terms, I am much more used to paying between $2 and $6, with highs around $14. Screen out negative keywords (continuously screen them out!) Test out a set of keywords that reflects the core of your business.

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