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? We all have thousands of keywords in our SEM PPC accounts.

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. However, their paid "Summer Shoes" ad, circled above, ranks as the first search result overall. What is SEM? Best SEM tools.

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Setting Up Search Engine Marketing Campaigns On a Large Scale

SEMrush

Developing and managing SEM campaigns at scale can be difficult, but it doesn‘t have to be. Discover a labor-saving process for building large PPC accounts with multiple products that is fast, flexible, and easily managed. PPC E-commerce

Seven Expert Search Engine Marketing Guides

Webbiquity

Done properly, search engine marketing (a.k.a. SEM, paid search, PPC) is a powerful complement to SEO and an effective tactic on its own. Discover the answers to these questions and others here in seven noteworthy search engine marketing guides from the past year.

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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26 Awesome Search Engine Marketing Guides

Webbiquity

Search engine marketing (SEM) accounts for roughly three out of every eight dollars spent on digital advertising , with Google alone commanding 31% of the market. So how can search engine marketers maximize their click-through rate (CTR) and conversions from paid search?

Balancing SEO and PPC to Maximize Search Results

Webbiquity

Great SEO can get sites to the top of organic search rankings, provide valuable traffic from long-tail or high-traffic keywords and play a crucial role in driving growth to your company. That pitfall is paid search. That’s why the best digital marketers supplement SEO tactics with targeted PPC to yield top results. It’s always important to remember that no matter how good your rankings, the top 2 or 3 or even 4 results are likely to be search or shopping ads.

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The Website Redesign Guide for Search Engine Marketers

QuanticMind

Website redesigns often require reconstructing at least part of a site from scratch, which can send search engine marketers back to square one. Given this, if you’re a search engine marketer in charge of a site that’s going to be redesigned, you need a plan for surviving the website redesign. Even if your sole responsibility is SEM, you’ll quickly be overwhelmed with all that there is to do and coordinate. Search engine optimization specialist.

14 Fortuitous SEO and SEM Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

Search remains the cornerstone of digital and content marketing efforts. The average B2B website gets 40% or more of all visits from organic search, and 81% of B2B purchase cycles start with a web search. Another 36% use mobile search. 59% also use paid search / SEM.

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The Path to Great PPC for Search Marketers

QuanticMind

Given the modern data environment, improving your PPC results will increasingly rely on processing quality data. Going from good to great PPC performance involves collecting… Search Engine Marketing / SEM Great PPC performance marketing PPC Campaigns PPC optimization SEM automation

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A Brief History of Search Engine Marketing

QuanticMind

A short time after the advent of the Internet, early search engines set the stage for search engine marketing, commonly known today as simply SEM. These cultural developments allowed SEM to explode in popularity. SEM versus SEO. Early SEM Evolution.

21 PPC Lead Generation Tools for More High-Quality Leads

KoMarketing Associates

Getting higher-quality leads is a great goal, but it means you have to think more strategically about your ppc lead generation advertising. So while many of the tools we’ve listed here are expressly for ppc, a couple are for optimizing what happens after the click. Want more leads?

The 17 Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM

Webbiquity

What is true is that search engines have improved their semantic capabilities, meaning they look for the meaning in each block of text rather than just specific phrases. Enter any keyword phrase and get dozens of suggestions for related search terms.

DAGMAR Marketing Wins 2019 Search Engine Land Award

DAGMAR Marketing

Thanks to our hard-working team, we just brought home the top honor for the 2019 Best Overall SEM Initiative in Search Engine Land’s Landy Award competition. Each year, the awards recognize the search industry’s most outstanding agencies, individuals and campaigns.

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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A Complete Guide to SEM (Paid Search)

Spiralytics

If you're looking to learn more about Search Engine Marketing (SEM) or paid search, you've come to the right place! Jump to a section: What is SEM? A Brief History of Search Ads. Why SEM Works for Businesses. Search Advertising Platforms.

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Best Search Engine Marketing Tips of 2009, Part 1

Webbiquity

What’s the real optimal cost per lead for your SEM program? Keep your search marketing program growing? Discover the answers to these questions and others here in some of the best posts on search engine marketing of last year. Finding The Optimal Cost-Per-Lead by Search Engine Land. 9 things you MUST know before you start any conversion rate optimization by Search Engine People.

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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5 Simple PPC Landing Page Changes that May Improve Your Quality Score

The Point

As most PPC advertisers already know, Google’s Quality Score measures what Google perceives to be the quality of your keyword ads. A couple of years ago, I wrote a post in this space listing “ 7 Tips for a Successful PPC Landing Page ” – and most of that advice stands the test of time today.

Small Business Guide to SEM

Spiralytics

Nowadays, digital marketing is something you really should explore to achieve your bottom line, and a channel that you may consider utilizing is Search Engine Marketing (SEM) or search advertising. SEM Small BusinessBusiness success doesn’t happen overnight.

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8 Strategies to Optimize Holiday PPC campaigns

QuanticMind

Paid search advertising offers huge opportunities to gain exposure and drive revenue during the holiday season, but competition is higher now than ever before. You already know that search volume for your product keywords will be low from May through August.

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Why At-Scale SEM Programs Need Bid Optimization Technology

QuanticMind

Search Engine Marketing is a complex strategy that will only grow more challenging in the future. Many PPC managers today prefer to use manual bidding because it’s highly customizable. Normally a PPC manager needs to manually monitor anomalies and make this kind of adjustment.

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SEO vs PPC: How to Prioritize Your SEM Strategies

QuanticMind

Prioritizing investment in SEO vs PPC is far from a new challenge for marketers today. If you want to start improving your SEM strategy overall, here’s everything you need to know about prioritizing SEO vs PPC in 2018. Advantages of PPC. That’s where PPC can help.

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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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11 Expert PPC Guides, Tips and Techniques (and One Rant)

Webbiquity

With all of the hype surrounding inbound and content marketing, it’s easy to underrate the continued importance of pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, a.k.a. search engine marketing. Organic search experiments can take weeks to show results. by PPC Hero.

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Simplify Your PPC Campaigns: How to Focus on Efficiency in SEM Account Maintenance

QuanticMind

If you’ve advertised on platforms like Google Ads or Bing Ads, you know by now that they try their hardest to make the SEM account maintenance process as easy as possible. Thanks to automation, you can easily set and forget your PPC campaigns, letting Google Ads do the heavy lifting for everything from optimization to simplifying campaigns to targeting the right prospects. However, as your PPC campaign initiatives expand and evolve, so do the corresponding maintenance obligations.

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The importance of knowing what competitors spend on SEM

Biznology

Somehow, it always seems to be analytics season in the world of search marketing. 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. You’d be surprised how much companies spend on PPC each month.

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How to Avoid Underspending and Overspending Your SEM Budget

QuanticMind

Balancing your SEM budget is one of the major challenges of marketing management today. You put a lot of effort into PPC budget forecasting to secure the funds you need and so the last thing you want is to mismanage it through overspending or underspending. PPC Budget Forecasting.

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See into the Future of Search Engine Marketing at SMX West 2017

QuanticMind

Now that we’ve learned from the Best and Worst of Paid Search in 2016 , let’s look ahead to the year’s biggest SEM trends. To share more insights on search engine marketing and tackle any questions you may have, visit our booth at #204.

SMX West 2017 Top 3 PPC Takeaways: Attribution, Local Search Engine Marketing, Audience Targeting

QuanticMind

The biggest search engine marketing conference of Q1 is behind us. Let’s review the three biggest PPC trends and insights from SMX West 2017 on attribution, targeting and local search. Join our webinar for even more actionable local search tactics.

Search Engine Advertising – Best & Worst of Paid Search 2016

QuanticMind

What were the best & worst of search engine advertising in 2016? Search engine advertising remains a challenging field that is constantly changing. PPC Campaign Strategy Optimization Search

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. This report can further be utilized as a way to find new negatives that can help you avoid acquiring ad impressions for searches that won’t lead to sales.

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How to Solve the Biggest New Problem in Search Engine Marketing

QuanticMind

The biggest new problem in search engine marketing is getting bigger by the day…and is expected to cost companies trillions by 2020. How can you solve SEM’s biggest new challenge? Search engine marketing is complicated. All important concerns for day-to-day search-engine marketing. You’re probably also noticing that search engine marketing is getting harder. Search Engine Marketing / SEM bid adjustments Bidding Search

SEO vs PPC: How to Prioritize Your SEM Strategies in 2018

QuanticMind

Prioritizing investment in SEO vs PPC is far from a new challenge for marketers today. If you want to start improving your SEM strategy overall, here’s everything you need to know about prioritizing SEO vs PPC in 2018. Advantages of PPC. That’s where PPC can help.

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How to Launch a Successful SEM Campaign for Higher Education

QuanticMind

Search Engine Marketing for Higher Education: Everything You Need to Know. 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?

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7 Bing PPC Secrets That Expand SEM Beyond Google

QuanticMind

As a marketer, you have access to a popular search platform with desirable and high quality target demographics, accelerating growth rate and profitable long-tail search opportunities. It may be surprising, but Bing is a hugely overlooked opportunity for search engine marketers today. So for advertisers who only focus on Google, failing to create a Bing PPC strategy represents a lot of missed opportunities. Manage Your Bing PPC Account Separately.

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Segmenting Data to Improve PPC ROI

QuanticMind

Most decisions pertaining to PPC are based on data relating to different metrics, for example: if devices are showing contrasting performance, you’ll want to use Mobile and Desktop device modifiers. The post Segmenting Data to Improve PPC ROI appeared first on QuanticMind.