Posts Tagged ‘SEM’

Google AdWords for SaaS: What You Should Consider

For software-as-a-service (SaaS) products, Google AdWords can often seem like a dream come true. You can advertise the exact keywords that your perfect customers use when they’re looking for the very solution that your software provides. You don’t even have to ask designers for ads. You can just write up some text ads, and the…

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7 Big Reasons Digital Marketing Rocks

It should not come as a surprise that I am a huge proponent of digital marketing across the board. Not only do we offer digital marketing outsourcing and agency services, but we have also built our own business using the same marketing channels. Why is this such a huge focus for us? Because we strongly…

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10 Steps for Conducting a Successful PPC Audit

Creating and deploying a brand new pay per click (PPC) campaign from scratch is probably the easiest way to get started working with a new SEM provider. Simply build it, test it, and optimize it. On the other hand, the situation is completely different for those of us who have a history of PPC advertising…

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Return On News: 100 Blogging Lessons, SEO Pitfalls, & More

It’s hard to believe that 2014 is nearly a wrap. And what a year it has been! From the sunsetting of Google Authorship and PageRank, to the digital war on Sony about their new movie The Interview, we have certainly had tons to talk about. With the year winding to a close and a short week…

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8 Books Every Entrepreneur and Growth Hacker Should Read

I brandish myself a perpetual student of life, and of business. After all, life is about making mistakes, learning from them, and growing as a result of our life lessons. For most of us, the biggest lessons come from experiences themselves. But we can take a shortcut by reading and staying up to date on…

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Which Google AdWords Conversion Rate Should You Be Tracking?

After working with Google AdWords for over a decade, I’ve seen many changes rolled out to their user interface. It seems they make an update nearly every week. Earlier this year, they made a nomenclature change to how data is reported on an account’s AdWords conversion rate. In the old reporting UI, they had the following: Conversions (1-per Click) Conversions…

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Return On News: Penguins, Pandas, and Pirates, Oh My!

It has been quite a while since we’ve published a curated list of posts in our Return On News series. Since it has been a hot week or two for news items, I thought I’d pull one together today to help catch you up on all the latest developments. If you haven’t seen Return On…

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Negative Keyword Master List for PPC Advertising

Search Engine Marketing, also known as Pay Per Click Advertising in many circles, can drive some outstanding results for businesses of all sizes in pretty much any industry. The key is to build the campaigns properly, including both the overall structure, the keywords targeting, and finally, how you work to discourage bad clicks. Negative keywords…

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Content Marketing: Internet Marketing Basics [Slides]

Thanks to everyone who signed up for and attended yesterday’s SCORE Austin seminar, which served as the first of three in this year’s newly crafted Content Marketing Workshop Series. The first session was focused on the basics of internet marketing, and we started pretty basic indeed. I’ve included the training slides below. In it, you…

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