As an advertiser, one of the questions I often get asked is "How do we get more?". One of the easiest answers is Bing. For most accounts, Search is the strongest venue for driving qualified traffic and ultimately conversions. If AdWords Search is maxed out, one simple way to increase reach is by using Bing [...]

Updated: Google AdWords Editor – Version 11.0

by Ron Hutchison December 17th, 2014

Last week Google announced they updated a newly designed version of AdWords Editor. So what's new and different you ask? Well, it's faster and more efficient for users to manage their AdWords account, which is huge for marketers or agencies that manage multiple accounts. Below are 3 quick takeaways of some of the new features: [...]

How To Spend Small, Win Big with PPC This Christmas

by Robert Brady December 11th, 2014

By now, everyone has heard of Black Friday, and the common belief is that the day is so named because it is the tipping point for retail businesses between losses on the year and profits. If that's the case, making the Christmas shopping season a success is critical. Of course, you're not the only business [...]

4 Quick Fixes to Outsmart Your PPC Competition:

by Ron Hutchison October 30th, 2014

Depending on your industry, PPC can be a very competitive world. You put in long hours & hard work into your campaigns and yet, your competitors seem to have a constant leg up on you. You're asking yourself, how can I get my campaigns to stand out from the crowded PPC world? Well, here are [...]

Hyperlocal Panning For Gold Proven More Accurate Than Google Keyword Planner As competition and CPC's (cost per click) rises more rapidly in some verticals than others, Digital Marketers and Businesses alike need to find new untouched territory where the acquisition costs are cheaper. Keyword research is at the foundation of any good Digital marketing strategy [...]

  Being visible on the major search engines in both the organic and paid search results is a key strategy for good quality web traffic. Most businesses today rely on search based traffic to provide a large share of their leads, growth and revenue. For newer websites or those not ranking well organically, paid campaigns [...]

Why Was My Display Ad Disapproved?

by Vicki Carayannakis September 26th, 2014

It happens all the time. You upload a sweet new set of ads you're sure is going to pump new life into your display campaign. But then it either gets disapproved at the gate, or flagged a couple of days later. There are a bunch of resources out there about text ad disapprovals but unfortunately [...]

How To Set A PPC Budget

by Robert Brady September 9th, 2014

This is a pretty typical part of my initial call with a prospective client. Me: What is the budget for your PPC? Prospective Customer: If I can put in $1 and get out $2, then as much as we need. (laughing) Me: Of course, but how much will the initial budget be while we test [...]

When it comes to the Google Display Network (for the sake of brevity, GDN moving forward), the best analogy I've heard is that it can be like drinking water from a fire hose. If Peter Griffin's experience is any indication of how this would go outside of the world of animation, the results aren't pretty [...]

3 Steps To Bootstrap Your Facebook Ads

by Pierre Lechelle September 2nd, 2014

Facebook gives you excellent possibilities to acquire customers at a very low cost. With more than 829 million of daily active users, most of your customers are probably looking at ads there everyday. Facebook Ads' options for both Targeting & Creative can empower you to deliver your message and to create a compelling ad that [...]