3 Game-Changing PPC Tips for Un-Glamorous SaaS Offerings

On April 1, 2015
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SaaS! It might be fun to say, write down, and read on paper, but SaaS isn’t all that glamourous. It’s software as a service after all. Woo freakin hoo… I say this as I’m writing for a software company so don’t get me wrong, I believe in the power of software services like WordStream, Salesforce, GoToMeeting, and all of the other SaaS systems that I spend my days slaving away in…I mean productively working in.

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Why You Should Ignore the Competition in Dating AND in PPC

On March 27, 2015
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As a Paid Search Consultant at WordStream, I spend my days working with advertisers (I currently oversee over 160 clients!). I constantly receive the same questions from almost all of them: What’s my competition doing? What are they bidding on? How much do they spend? How are their ads written? I NEED to know!

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5 Ways Excel Can Make You Better & Faster at PPC

On March 5, 2015
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Whether you're an agency, an experienced PPC expert, or someone just trying paid search for their business for the first time, understanding and utilizing Excel can prove invaluable for creating and interpreting data within your online campaigns. In today’s post, I’ll share five simple ways you can use Excel to improve your PPC workflow and efficiency.

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Ask the Experts: Why Can't I See My Ads Online?

On February 24, 2015
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Here at WordStream, we get a lot of questions about PPC. From queries about the best type of ad extensions to use, to blog readers who want to know more about a given topic, answering your questions about paid search is a big part of what we do.

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Looking for Love in All the ROI Places: Winning at E-Commerce PPC

On February 13, 2015
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In 2014, the average conversion rate across industries was between 1.13%-3.69% on desktop. These numbers fluctuated even more when factoring in mobile and tablets. While there are many factors contributing to these low numbers (volume for one), a big reason e-commerce sites lose on conversions is because they cast nets that include users who either can’t afford to transact, or aren’t in the transactional mindset.

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Go From Paid Search Novice to PPC Pro with the Ultimate AdWords Bundle

On February 13, 2015
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In today’s digital media environment, marketers and advertisers have more than their fair share of terminology, concepts, and techniques to master. However, to the uninitiated, the world of paid search can seem particularly daunting. With an extensive and complex lexicon of terms, powerful yet intimidating software tools, and real money on the line, many newcomers to PPC are understandably concerned about how they’ll fare in the world of paid search advertising.

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7 Tips to Get Vacation-Worthy Return from PPC in the Travel Industry

On February 11, 2015
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I’m going to quit my job, move to the Caribbean, and spend my days slurping down dark N’ stormys and bathing in the island sun…Haven’t we all had this unrealistic vision at some point in the stages of our careers? Well, online travel agency owner and WordStream client, Jason Bateman, made his daydream a reality, when he packed up and moved from the snow banked mountains of Colorado to the picturesque rainforest in Costa Rica.

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21 Tips for Writing Great Ad Headlines

On February 2, 2015
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Great ad headlines are like the flashy displays you see in store windows every day. They’re there to stop you in your tracks, make you picture yourself owning whatever it is they’re selling, and force you to cross the psychological threshold and walk into the store to buy it.

 PPC ad headlines creepy store window mannequins

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