PPC News Roundup for April 3, 2009

I hope you all enjoyed or at least survived the tomfoolery that permeates the interwebs every April 1st. I found most of the jokes to be fairly weak, but I did enjoy reddits “redesign”, aka “reddigg”. There were some other good ones, but I don’t really care to remember them. Aprils a good month, so I thought I would give it props with another dosage of the weekly PPC news roundup. Enjoy!

  • We’re gonna start off with a double dose from the Yahoo! blog. First, they’re now on Twitter. You know the routine – follow, get updates, hopefully ask questions and get them answered, those sorts of things. Everybody’s doing it!
  • Next up, Yahoo! answers 6 questions from recent webinars regarding Ad Optimization. Nothing ground-breaking or monumental here, but helpful advice nonetheless.
  • Stoney deGeyter from Search Engine Guide was kind enough to piece together 61 links from his blog to form a handy-dandy listing of questions to ask of your search marketing efforts, for both in-house and outsourced campaigns.
  • According to the Post-Click Marketing blog, there are 4 kinds of tests you should run for your landing pages. Testing is good. Testing your landing pages is better.
  • A huge aspect of PPC is communicating with your clients and making them happy. Typically, this involves making them money. SemGeek outlines a detailed plan for working with your clients.
  • If you use Firefox, check out GA Notes, an addon that allows you to add notes to your Google Analytics accounts. Oh yeah, and you can export said notes as well.
  • We here at PPC Hero do not condone using these black hat PPC techniques. However, you should be aware of them in case they are ever used against you. Search Marketing Gurus has the scoop from a Black Hat session from SES NY.