Ad Texts

Forget 140 characters, PPC experts have had to write ads in just 110! How hard can it be to write a 25 character headline, and a 75 character PPC ad text?! Pretty darn hard!

Writing successful pay-per-click ad texts is an art form. You have to really understand your keyword research to communicate useful information and persuade your audience in a little, tiny space. Then multiply that by the number of campaigns you have running and you’ve got your work cut out! Nonetheless, writing a good PPC ad can improve your clickthrough rate (CTR), which contributes to lowering your cost per click (CPC) and improving your return on adspend (ROAS) so it is a fundamental discipline and skill for any PPC manager to develop.

Buy Now, Free, On Sale, Cheap, Hurry! – Understanding Your PPC Audience Motive

By , Founder of ZATO

If the title of this blog post caused the bile to rise in your throat, than this post is for you.   On the other hand, if you do your best to put one of those "alerts" in every text ad you ever run, then this post is even MORE for you.   Being a PPC expert, you undoubtedly realize…
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Why You Can’t Just Trust Your Split Test Stats

By , CEO of Nerds Do It Better

  The split test experiment you ran on your ads is complete.   You ran two different ads on AdWords, and made sure to test an important variable like the value proposition. You then marked the experiment as complete when whichever program you used told you it was. You took the program at its word - because computers are good…
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Tiny Ad Tests That Make a Huge Difference

By , Account Manager at Hanapin Marketing

We should all be testing our PPC ads, but sometimes obstacles stop us. Whether it be getting approval, lack of time or some other excuse, there are several ad tests that are small that have made big differences in my accounts. The setup for each is simple and the results are worth the 15 minutes that it takes to use…
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Looking Forward To AdWords Ad Customizers

By , Account Manager at Hanapin Marketing

In case you’ve forgotten, ads are a big deal. As the one aspect of your work that users interact with, it is important to get them right. You need to make your ad copy compelling and worthy of the click. However, this notion is easier said than done , especially for large accounts.   To help make ads more compelling,…

Consider The Creative Process of Your PPC Program

By , Associate Director of Paid Search at Hanapin Marketing

How are you going to manage your creative process?   Ultimately, potential customers are interacting with your creative assets. Response is directly tied to how deep this interaction is. How are you going to manage your creative process? This important question must be considered, answered, and decisively acted upon in order to have a successful paid search program.   Consistently…
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