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How Much Is Fair To Pay My AdWords Management Company? 5 Questions To Ask

When any of us look to utilize a service, especially one we’re only vaguely familiar with, the topic of cost is a primary concern.  No one wants to get ripped off, and at least in the example of digital marketing, unlike an oil change, your marketer should be able to prove the value added each month.  Unfortunately when I get my oil changed, unless I literally watch them during the process, I’ll never know if my oil actually was changed, and in that the opportunity for taking advantage is born.  The same can be true with digital marketing, including AdWords
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5 Reasons PPC Campaigns Need to Be Run By Professionals

While all marketplaces would and do benefit from Professional PPC Management, the following details are specific to service-based businesses, using our extensive experience in the Drug Rehab Industry as the clarifying example. 5 Reasons Consulting Google Partner Agencies Outperform/Are Cheaper Than Hiring 1 Full-Time Employee: Huge Market– addiction/drug rehab/alcohol recovery and the seemingly unlimited iterations of the marketplace are a substantial target scope.  Researching pre-launch keywords as well as perpetually identifying new market targets throughout the life of the campaigns is crucial.  Digital advertising markets fluctuate naturally and seasonally in addition to the dynamicism of Google’s best practices, editorial guidelines, tools and features.
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How Is An AdWords Professional Better Than You?

4 Ways Experts Will Outperform You (aka, How Pros Provide Value That More Than Pay For Their Fees): Ad Formulation– getting the best converting, highest click through rates for ads. Keyword Research– having all the marketplace has to offer today and tomorrow, not to mention NOT excluding budget waste in the form of keywords, campaign settings and networks. Tracking– what is happening, measurably.  Tracking is time-consuming, complicated and multi-faceted.  It is not an aspect of PPC/Google AdWords/Bing Ads that a novice should expect to pick-up, understand and be able to reproduce immediately. Campaign Structuring- in a phrase, quality score.  Working each
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Call Only Google AdWords’s Campaigns

  In our never-ending quest to server our reader base with new Google AdWords features and tools, today we’re bringing light to a new campaign type- “Call Only- ads that encourage people to call your business“.  The Google AdWords official description line is pretty clear, but it is important to note that there are no clicks to the advertiser’s web site, whatsoever.  In the past campaigns that enlisted call extensions, even those with the phone number only, no link to a web site option, still had the option for click-throughs for any non-mobile ads, for which direct calling wasn’t an
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Should I Run a Google AdWords Campaign Myself?

Many of our clients, from companies of varying sizes and industries, come to us having tried to create, develop and maintain PPC marketing accounts- namely through Google AdWords.  We have found that many small and medium sized businesses initially decide to try their hand at managing these campaigns, and typically with little or even no success then look to internet marketing companies like Insider-Search for our expertise.  Our best successes in these instances are not only defining realizing increased sales or leads, but in doing so we more than pay for our own management fees (max 7% of the budget).
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Bing Ads Reduces Mobile Targeting Options

Bing has recently issued a release stating that their PPC platform, Bing Ads, is no longer allowing opt outs by device.  The user/marketer can no longer choose to not push their ads through any of the 3 device types: desktop, tablet or mobile.  Therefore the inability to isolate by device is not an enhancement, but instead a Bing revenue strategy.  Bing’s release does state that it has an advantage over its competition in Google AdWords by providing a chart that suggests they are more customizable because the “tablet” option can be adjusted through a Bid Modifier, while Google cannot. Bing is
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Affordable AdWords/PPC Management- Work Done In-House

We recently were contacted by a company to provide a PPC proposal and fee quote for full monthly management of their pre-existing Google AdWords account.  While this is a normal occurrence for digital marketing companies like ours, Insider-Search.com, we were asked a simple, yet important question.  That question was, “do you guys do the management and optimization of AdWords in-house?”, which is not only a necessary question, but we reflected that we were surprised that we don’t get asked that more often. For us here at Insider-Search.com, we do all of our own work personally or “in-house”, but there are
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Google AdWords Ad Extensions- Callouts

Google AdWords has expanded its ad extensions to include Callouts– a new feature that adds more text to your ad in an attempt to boost click-through rates.  While this is a natural attempt for Google to boost revenue, it also has positives for AdWords campaigns and those agencies that are on top of new features and newly adopt them before the general public. Here are a few advantages or reasons we’ve employed the Callouts ad extension for many of our clients: Larger ad footprint- any time we can take up more room on the results page with our ads, be it
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Reasons Your AdWords Manager Isn’t Cutting It

Many companies don’t know how to go about finding and then vetting PPC consultants or management companies for a few good reasons, namely they themselves may not know enough about pay per click or search engine optimization to feel confident in the interviewing process.  A parallel can be drawn to those of us not mechanically inclined when taking our cars for a service.  For this reason we’ve outlined a few points or suggested questions to ask yourself about your ppc marketer and their relationship with you and the campaigns they are running on your behalf.  Being a Certified Google Partner,
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