Author: Joe

About Joe

Joe is a former Account Manger at Hanapin Marketing, a search engine marketing firm focused on generating results through pay-per-click advertising.

Happy Thanksgiving 2009 from PPC Hero!

We love the holidays! But I’m sure you knew that by now! We especially love Thanksgiving. Sure, family, friends and special time together is great… but we’re all about the food! Who isn’t, right? We’re also all about cheesy 1950s-looking …

Landing Page Testing: How to test and what to test

Testing your ad copy and your landing pages can significantly improve your paid search efforts. Of course, building a solid keyword base, creating an optimized account structure, and executing a well-planned bid management strategy are also crucial. However, testing allows …

What Keeps Someone From Clicking on Your PPC Ad?

Sure, paid search ad copy contains only 25 characters for the headline (in AdWords) and 70 characters for the body copy, but this small space can be very complex to utilize optimally. Within the confines of a PPC ad text …

How to Fine Tune Your International Campaigns in AdWords

You always need to exercise caution when utilizing broad match in AdWords. This almost goes without saying, but I said it anyway. The scope of queries matched to each broad match keyword has grown over the past couple of years, …

Happy Halloween 2009 from PPC Hero!

We love Halloween! Last year, PPC Hero was a hit as Disco Stew! With the vampire hype this year, PPC Hero thought he would be a blood sucker this year. But he would do it old school style! We’re talking …

Learn More about SEM Rush- Sponsored Post

Wouldn’t it be great to know what keywords your competitors are using with just one click?  What if with that same click you could also find estimated traffic and ad positioning or even see a list of your direct competitors? …

Grand Prize Winner for our Totally Awesome SEM Sweepstakes!

Today we are drawing for the grand prize winner for our Totally SEM Sweepstakes! This lucky person will receive a free PPC account review or SEO website review from the Hanapin Marketing Team. Nice! The email will be going out …

Software Winners for our Totally Awesome SEM Sweepstakes!

Yesterday we drew for the book prizes, and today we’re drawing the software prize winners for our Totally Awesome SEM Sweepstakes give away! Winners will be notified by email about their totally awesome prize! So, what did these folks win? …

Book Prize Winners for our Totally Awesome SEM Sweepstakes!

Today we are drawing book prize winners for our Totally Awesome SEM Sweepstakes give away! Each of these 100 lucky folks will receive a copy of the SEM book of their choosing! Winner’s will be notified by email with further …

Expand Your Keyword List for Free: How the New WordStream Keyword Tool Works

Whenever a new PPC tool is released, we try to do a quick review to let you know how it works and if it would be beneficial for your PPC campaign. Today, I’m going to explore the new Free Keyword …