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A good number of businesses use Google Ads platform for online advertising. However, Bing offers an alternative and is advantageous in many ways. Given that Google is the leader in the online advertising platforms with products like Pay Per Click, it tends to be very expensive especially on keywords that have a lot of competition. Therefore, most businesses are not able to advertise effectively using these keywords. On average, you will find the cost of a click...

Running a successful PPC campaign is not just about generating sales, or conversions but factoring in the associated costs and determining if the campaign made the desired results. Many marketers ignore this aspect of PPC campaigns. The reason is that they are content as long as the promotion produced substantial sales. It should not be the case because evaluating a PPC ROI is critical to deciding whether you will launch other such campaigns in the future....

Most marketers or at least a good number are familiar with PPC advertising. Pay per click tracking involves evaluating the performance of your marketing campaigns. You can only be sure that your ad spend is making a difference to your bottom-line by tracking results. It means paying extra attention to key metrics including click-through rates, cost per conversion, cost per click, the quality score, and the total cost. Understanding where you stand compared to other benchmarks gives...

The 4 major common Google Ads mistakes and How to Avoid them If you have not been using Google Ads for your business, then you are missing on such a great opportunity to drive tremendous traffic to your business. Ads work quite effectively for most businesses since every click translates to a new visitor who is a potential client. However, there are a number of businesses no matter how much they invest in Google Ads, it still...

Whether you are seeking to monetize your blog or watch your website ROI soar, Google ads are the way to go. It works by finding ads that are related to your content. Formerly known as AdWords, google ads use the pay per click (PPC) marketing strategy. There are various ways of targeting your ads depending on the type of your business. The platform comes with several tabs and options that can be rather overwhelming. In addition, AdWords...

Dynamic Search Ads (DSAs) have been available to advertisers since 2011, but in July 2018, Google redesigned the algorithm, taking the power of keyword control away from marketers. However, this move did not make DSAs any less important for online advertisers. In fact, they improved targeting for ads. Dynamic Search Ads increase the coverage of queries to capture what keyword ads may have missed. DSAs use the content of a website to generate the headline and...

Click-through rates are one of the most important data points for you to watch when running an online advertising campaign. It is a ratio, usually displayed as a percentage, which shows you the amount of people that have seen your advert, compared with the amount of people that have actually clicked on it. This way you can see how effective your advertising is to call those viewing it to action. If you have many people seeing your...

The multiscreen world we are living in has brought a lot of changes in the Ad world. From the 25-35-35 character rule that used to grace the text Ads to the new character count 30-30-80, changes have continued to hit the paid search marketing platform. Getting to know the right practices for leveraging symbols in pay-per-click ad text, Adwords headline writing as well as maximally utilising Adwords interface such as the Google ad preview tool are...

Google Ads Academy is a quick training program that offers the skills you need to succeed in creating and placing successful Google Ads. On completion of the course, you gain knowledge in Google Ads. It is also a standard way to prove your level of knowledge in Google Ads as a marketer. The short course is essential for any marketer who wants to gain digital skills and improve the performance of his or her ads. Google...

Google has millions of websites that provide companies an excellent platform for advertising business. This was the premise for developing Google Display Ads. The ads are made of visual banner advertisements displayed on advertising-supported sites. Google Display Ads are part of the broader Google Display Network that is made up of Display Network and the Search Network. While the Display Network is believed to reach more than 90% of internet users, many businesses are still hesitant...