event marketing
April 25th, 2018

Margot da Cunha

Whether you’re a local chef, software engineer, or digital marketer, there are likely industry events that you always attend (or dream of attending).

For digital marketers, this might include events like HubSpot’s Inbound Marketing conference and Dreamforce. For chefs, that likely includes various wine and food festivals around the country.

Let’s face it, these events are often...

mobile ppc superhero
April 23rd, 2018

Guest Author

I feel like we’ve been talking about mobile search ads since the beginning of search itself. And yet it still seems as though many advertisers don’t know how to get it right, leading to large quantities of wasted spend and missed conversions.

PPC superhero to the rescue!

Why getting mobile advertising right is so important

First, a few important stats to bear in mind....

perfect email landing pages
April 20th, 2018

Guest Author

A great email campaign is one thing, but if it’s conversions you’re after, emails are just the tip of the iceberg. The goal is to get your audience to open your email and click through to take a desired action—such as making a purchase or downloading your ebook.

That means the place where your customers...

post-click ux landing pages
April 19th, 2018

Guest Author

Decades ago, when your advertisement converted well, it added dollars to your bottom line. If people called your phone number or mailed in a check after seeing your print ad, it was to purchase your product.

That’s no longer the case.

Today, on the internet, an ad can have a click-through rate of 100%, but not earn your business a cent of revenue. Yet, the advertisement is still...

negative remarketing list audience adwords
April 18th, 2018

Guest Author

There’s no doubt that advertising with AdWords is one of the best ways to raise brand awareness and acquire new users – but unfortunately, paid search can be tricky, and if you’re making mistakes, it will cost you.

In this article, I’ll outline five extremely effective paid search strategies that too many advertisers aren’t taking advantage of. Read on and I bet you’ll find a new...

adwords ad suggestions feature
April 17th, 2018

Mark Irvine
Mark Irvine

Every advertiser takes immense pride in the ads they write.

After all, writing the perfect PPC ad takes time, creativity, coffee, the occasional beer, and months and months of testing. It’s more than writing a 140-character ad: it’s a monumental and never-ending task.

We know that writing ads is important and challenging, but busy advertisers and business owners know that their...

April 12th, 2018

Gordon Donnelly

Reports started coming in a couple weeks ago that Google was undertaking a new beta test: replacing the “next” button at the bottom of mobile search results pages in favor of a “more results” button—which, when clicked, would load more results on that same page, as opposed to hopping to a new page. These early rumblings reached a crescendo a few days ago, when, as confirmed by Google’s Danny...

facebook offer ad example
April 11th, 2018

Allen Finn

While the Creative Hub is riddled with superlative examples of big brands (with creative teams and swollen bankrolls) launching neat stuff on Facebook, it can be difficult to envision, say, an accountant or plumber or three-person startup creating Canvas ads.

That doesn’t mean you need to stay...

Voice Search Statistics 2018
April 10th, 2018

Gordon Donnelly

You’ve all heard the postulations. Voice search is the new organic search. Voice search will be the death of SEO. Voice search will seize your house, your assets, and set your dog loose to roam the neighborhood. The hoopla is at an all-time high—but how much of what you’re hearing is data-backed? Here at WordStream, we’re all about the facts. And nothing nails down the facts a movement like...

April 5th, 2018

Margot da Cunha

If you run an agency or work at one, you likely know the value of hard work. Agencies are basically small powerhouses trying to do it all for every client. Juggling multiple relationships and delivering quality results simultaneously can be challenging to say the least. 98 Buck Social founder and CEO Chris Heuwetter knows this all too well.

98 Buck Social is a startup marketing agency...