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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SEM Optimization Techniques: Are You Overpaying Google? [eBook]

QuanticMind

In paid search programs, the levers you can pull to improve results come in many forms: landing page optimization , ad copy testing , program structure efficiency, automated workflow, and reporting functionality. Limitations in Today’s Paid Search Optimization Landscape.

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How to Optimize your SEM Program for the Next Big Thing: Voice Search

QuanticMind

The SEM industry is no stranger to… Search Engine Marketing / SEM long tail keywords PPC optimization strategy SEM optimization techniques voice commerce Voice Search

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Why At-Scale SEM Programs Need Bid Optimization Technology

QuanticMind

Businesses today use a variety of approaches to SEM that each come with their own benefits and pains, but they all have one priority in common: to create the most effective SEM strategy while minimizing the effort and resources needed to achieve it. Automated Bid Optimization.

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14 Fortuitous SEO and SEM Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

Though many small businesses remain skeptical of AdWords, SEM still accounts for the largest share of online advertising budgets. Check out the facts and stats below for more revealing insights from recent research on search engine optimization and marketing.

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Having Trouble Optimizing Your Seasonal and Promotional SEM Performance?

QuanticMind

In the world of SEM, your campaign strategy doesn’t stay the same from quarter to quarter, month to month or even week to week. In Part II of our Enterprise Paid Search Pain Pain series, “Having Trouble Optimizing Your Seasonal and Promotional SEM Performance?”

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The 17 Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM

Webbiquity

A nursery that understands the importance of content marketing and SEO may very well want to optimize content on its site for both types of queries—but they will be different pieces of content. 10: The 17 Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM.

SEM Platforms and How They Differ

Spiralytics

While search engine optimization (SEO) can help gain high traffic through ‘free,’ ‘editorial’ or ‘natural’ search results, search engine marketing (SEM) increases traffic through purchasing ads on search engines. According to studies , SEM has proven to be a highly-effective marketing channel, especially since consumers rely heavily on search engines when seeking or gathering information online. SEM Online Advertising

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Build or Buy? SEM Agencies vs. In-House SEM Campaigns

QuanticMind

For the past decade or more, in-house SEM campaigns have taken a back seat to SEM agencies for most small, medium and large businesses. Admittedly, going with SEM agencies proved a good solution for many companies over the years who enjoyed handing off their marketing efforts to knowledgeable professionals in lieu of building their own teams. A Common Misconception: SEM Is Where the Customer Experience Lies.

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The Difference Between SEO & SEM

Cody Ward

For those of you just starting to dabble in online marketing, we wanted to provide a quick explanation as to the difference between SEO and SEM. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, and it refers to the process of increasing your website’s search engine ranking for a specific keyword or set of keywords. So then what is SEM? The post The Difference Between SEO & SEM appeared first on Puzzle Marketer. Originally posted here on USSCO Speaks blog.

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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.

How to Avoid Underspending and Overspending Your SEM Budget

QuanticMind

Balancing your SEM budget is one of the major challenges of marketing management today. It can also frustrate the leaders who put you in charge of SEM in the first place. That’s why it’s important to balance optimizing your campaigns for budget caps as well as performance goals.

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4 Tips for Increasing SEM Spend Without Sacrificing Performance

QuanticMind

In this article, we list four tips for increasing SEM spend without taking a hit, ensuring your performance stays profitable. When looking for ways to optimize your account, keep remarketing ads in mind! A common headache for any account manager is a decrease in budget.

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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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Sizzling Search Strategy: How Demandbase optimized SEM for Account-Based Marketing

DemandBase

Can search engine marketing (SEM) target specific accounts and minimize waste from unqualified respondents? SEM by definition is a top-of-funnel, quantity-focused channel. No technology currently exists that uses SEM to target accounts.

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). But search engines are constantly changing, making it difficult to keep up with the best optimization tactics without enlisting professional help. .

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How to Launch a Successful SEM Campaign for Higher Education

QuanticMind

For universities looking to succeed in an increasingly competitive environment, more and more the answer to that question is search engine marketing (SEM). Why Use SEM for Higher Education? SEM is a multifaceted marketing strategy that can’t be learned overnight.

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

Conductor

SEM is also… amazing. SEO stands for search engine optimization. The ultimate goal of search engine optimization is to create a consistent flow of traffic from searchers to the pages that address their queries. What is SEM? SEM stands for search engine marketing.

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Adwords Automation in 2019 – The Best Solutions for Automating SEM

QuanticMind

In this article, we offer a complete overview of the best solutions for automating SEM in 2019. Google AdWords (recently renamed Google Ads) is a frontrunner in developing solutions to automate and optimize advertising. RSAs can be likened to messaging optimization technology.

Are Data Issues Preventing You From Achieving Peak SEM Performance?

QuanticMind

In the first of our new Enterprise Paid Search Pains series, we examine the biggest data challenges behind sub-standard SEM performance. Let’s face it, these days, the success of your PPC program — and your SEM performance and strategy as a whole — is contingent upon data. As you probably know by now, data is the fuel to your SEM engine, enabling you to devise comprehensive PPC strategies, create progressive business goals and drive future marketing decisions.

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Seven Groups of Tools for Designing and Optimizing Websites

Webbiquity

Redesigning a website is a significant undertaking; even a fairly small, simple business site can easily run into the low five-digit range once planning, project management, development, content, image sourcing, and optimization are all factored in. Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM.

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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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Search Engine Marketing and Optimization

QuanticMind

However, many marketers are still relying on the bid optimization tools that Google and Bing provide, even those with decent SEM budgets (~$50k). This eBook – SEM Optimization Techniques: Are You Overpaying Google? optimized) for months.

National vs. Local Geo-Targeting: Which SEM Strategy is Best for Your Business?

QuanticMind

Effectively geo-targeting SEM campaigns is one of those arcane questions with an answer that never satisfies. The ever-unsatisfying answer to the question of how best to geo-target your SEM campaigns? Minimize (often read “optimize”) the number of campaigns you have to manage.

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How Data Security and Regulatory Compliance are Changing SEM

QuanticMind

Here are some insights into how you can navigate regulatory compliance in the world of SEM. GDPR’s Impact on SEM. Optimizing how you collect consumer data for search engine marketing is only the first step in GDPR compliance.

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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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What is Paid Search? How SEO and SEM Work for You

ConvertKit

What is SEM (search engine marketing)? By optimizing your SEM (search engine marketing) strategy, you’re able to capture the attention of people who already are interested in what you offer. Once you’ve optimized your on-page SEO , you can focus on what we call off-page SEO.

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The importance of knowing what competitors spend on SEM

Biznology

Either you’re setting up a campaign, optimizing it, or reporting on its performance. Somehow, it always seems to be analytics season in the world of search marketing.

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SEM Mystery: The Case of the Missing Leads

Webbiquity

Same product as before, only they’d made a few tweaks to optimize it for business use. 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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SMX East 2016 Day 2 – SEM for Brands, SEM Testing Best Practices, SEM + TV, Beyond Search, Multi-Channel

QuanticMind

For your perusal, here are the quick hits: Brand SEM insight from “Brands Talk Search Marketing”: Featuring: Daniela de Simone, @erinever , @jknob8 , @simonheseltine , @CJSherman. Panelists discuss the ups and downs of various SEM tools, particularly on a finite budget.

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Why Automation is Key to Your SEM Success

QuanticMind

The online advertising industry, like many other industries today, is awash with the terms “Artificial Intelligence” and “Machine Learning” — two buzzwords that by now are common parlance in SEM. For most modern platforms, this unparalleled optimization becomes automatic over time, as the software continuously learns and improves, empowering businesses to outpace their competition and uncover opportunities that would otherwise remain undiscovered. An optimized working day.

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

Webbiquity

The fact is, paid search is a vital component of any web presence optimization strategy because it enables advertising companies to: • appear prominently in search results for terms that would be difficult to rank for organically (e.g. Optimize landing pages for conversions?

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The Right SEM Strategy for Schools

Hubspot

Search engine marketing (SEM) is comprised of both search engine optimization (SEO) and pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns. Yet there comes a tipping point at which your SEO-optimized digital assets provide exponential returns.

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Making Big Data Actionable for Paid Search Optimization

QuanticMind

Pay-per-click (PPC), search engine marketing (SEM), paid search, search advertising, Google Ads, etc… it’s the marketing channel that has the biggest opportunity to truly optimize, and do so based on hard statistics. Paid search optimization. PPC Optimization Engine for Big Data.

SEO vs PPC: How to Prioritize Your SEM Strategies

QuanticMind

Each technique is a valuable way to reach your target audience, but they both require careful attention to optimize so that marketing can start benefiting from them. Sure, using PPC ads is an easy way to jump to the top of search results without investing in all that organic optimization.

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SEM Tools – Add Data Science to Your SEM Tools to Maximize Profits & Conversions

QuanticMind

Data science is potentially one of the most powerful SEM tools in any paid search professional’s toolbox. Learn how to use data science to maximize profits and conversions while improving your efficiency in our full SEM tools eBook on data science.

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SEM: What is it and Why Should it be part of your Digital Media Plan?

Digilant

Search engine marketing, or SEM, is the solution that, when navigated correctly, can increase a brand’s awareness by 80%. SEM is an effective, low-cost solution that marketers and media planners across industries are using to increase site traffic. Why Pair SEM With Programmatic?

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