PPC Management Service
Disappointed with Your Google AdWords campaigns?
It’s easy to turn on Google’s Adwords PPC system and spend some money. It’s a completely different matter to manage a highly effective campaign and get a great ROI (return on investment) from your advertising dollars.
Google AdWords has a lot of advanced functionality that can give you an advantage over your competitors. This is what we specialize in – our PPC professionals will run your Google advertising campaigns for maximum effectiveness.
Measuring online conversion is pretty standard practice (you should have conversion tracking turned on), but measuring the offline conversion in the form of a telephone enquiry is a lot less common. Mainly because it’s tedious work. So we developed some call-tracking technology to remove the hassle and measure this missing piece. Only when you measure can you improve!
Setting up a high performance Google AdWords campaign requires some important steps:
1. Competitor Research
Pay Per Click Advertising is all about advertising. And advertising means you absolutely must stick out from the crowd, otherwise you’re boring and unnoticeable.
Any quality campaign should start off by understanding what your competitors are doing. What keywords do they appear to be using? What match types? What types of ads? What benefit statements in the ad copy? What is their unique offering? Small or large budget?
2. Profitability Expectations
Before we get too far setting up the campaign we need to understand the numbers. We consider things like AdWords budget, likely cost per click (CPC) prices, website conversion rates, sales enquiry conversion rates, net worth per customer, repeat-buyer probability, other advertising customer acquisition costs, etc.
Measurability really is the holy grail of online marketing. Our in-depth regular reporting and comprehensive analysis will prove that Google is the best thing since sliced bread. Once you know (for example) that you’re returning $5 for every $1 spent… well… it’s an awesome place to be.
3. Keyword Research
Your list of keywords (which may run into the thousands) becomes very important intellectual property for your organisation. There are many keyword tools out there, including Google’s own excellent keyword tool.
Whichever one you use, getting the balance between high-converting, high-search frequency and low cost per click is tricky and requires expertise. There is nowhere to hide if you get it wrong and we’ve seen many campaigns pay the price for inexperience.
4. Campaign & AdGroup Structure
Tightly focused ad groups are critical. If you had unlimited time, you could have one keyword per ad group, each with its own unique and relevant ad. Of course, this isn’t usually feasible, but there are ways of getting close.
Match types, quality scores, negative keywords, geo-targetting, and clever keyword research are all critical in setting up a smart campaign. Like building a house, if your foundations are unstable, you’re always going to be struggling.
5. Ad copy writing
Ad copy writing is a very different skill to other areas of search engine marketing. That’s why we use the specialist skills of professional copywriters. You may have experienced the uncomfortable restriction of the limited space Google allows, and communicating your uniqueness, benefit offering AND high keyword/ad copy/landing page relevancy in 95 characters requires serious skill.
6. Daily Management
Quality campaigns require constant attention. The competitive landscape changes, bid prices need to be managed, ad copy requires split testing, landing pages need to be tweaked, and returns need to be measured.
Oh, and don’t forget further keyword research, campaign and ad-group structural changes, constantly adding more negative keywords and financial reporting. If Google’s tools aren’t second nature, you could be wasting valuable time.