Automation is the inevitable fate of rote, less-than-stimulating tasks.
If it’s mind-numbing and necessary, we as a species will find a robot or a computer that can do it more efficiently. Many of the pivotal tasks necessary for the creation of high-performance pay-per-click marketing is best left to a smart, cost-efficient robot.
The more of this kind of minutiae that you can push off your plate and your staff’s, the more man hours you have to play with. The more you can focus on things like creating great content, branding, messaging, and building community for your company or your client’s company.
The following tutorial on PPC automation will show you exactly how you can go about automating away redundant, time-consuming, but necessary search engine marketing tasks.
According to a study conducted by Radar Research, North American SEM expenditures are likely to reach over $20 billion dollars in 2010. How much of this massive spend, in general, must be being thrown at hours of mundane manual optimization? In a survey of industry professionals conducted by SEOmoz, 82 percent of respondents claimed to offer “SEO consulting.” Meanwhile, only 25 percent of these respondents listed business development and business management amongst their offered services. Only a fourth of the respondents so much as claimed to provide public relations or reputation management for their clients.
Search specialists in both the PPC and SEO fields spend absurd amounts of time researching keywords, creating Quality Score friendly keyword segmentations, doing PPC bid management and generating compelling ad copy. Wouldn’t you rather your talent and resources be employed else where? Clearly it would be preferable to automate these redundant tasks.
WordStream is that automated solution. WordStream Advisor allows you to maintain control over your account while providing tools to automate the most time-consuming parts of paid search advertising. The 20-Minute Work Week is a system of customized alerts that point you toward the actions that will have the most impact on your bottom line. Just review your alerts and we’ll do the rest. You’ll be able to:
The above is an excerpt from the “Pay-Per-Click Search Engine Marketing Best Practices” whitepaper. To find out more about how to apply WordStream’s paid search solutions to your business, download the free whitepaper in its entirety today!