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Brand Name Keywords: To Bid or Not to Bid?

At this point, paying for advertising on search engines is a must. Just about everyone is doing it. When setting up campaigns, you’ll want to do extensive keyword research to see what keywords fit your company and industry. It's important to pinpoint your target audience and choose what keywords to bid on that would make the most sense for your company. You want to show ads for your products, services, etc. in your specific targeted locations. Be sure to check out some best practices for deciding on how you structure your Google Ads account and campaigns. After you have a campaign outline in place, you’ll want to make sure you don’t forget to bid on one of the most important keywords – your own brand.

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Budgeting for Digital Ads: How Much Should I Spend?

We hear it all the time: How much should I invest in Google Ads? How much should I allocate for Facebook advertising spend? There's no universal answer that serves every business, so our response is typically, "There are several things to consider." While that can be frustrating to hear, by looking at platform variables, you can set a realistic budget that will drive results for your business.
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AdWords Management Is Not Equal: Tips for Managing your AdWords Account

The management of your AdWords account is very important. Whether your company is taking the task on in-house or hiring an agency – AdWords management is not created equal. Strategy along with optimizations differ among industries, within media budgets, locations, and importantly – within your business’ goals.  So here are some helpful tips and tricks for the management of your AdWords account:

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How to Choose Between Paid Search and Social Media Marketing

Should your company do paid search or social media marketing? The truth is, you need to be doing both, and the right marketing agency can help.   Paid search marketing, also known as SEM (search engine marketing), includes ads on search engines, including Google, Yahoo and Bing, to help users find your business when they need it most.   Social media marketing  is any type of marketing performed on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and others.
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5 Reasons Why PPC Management with an Agency Makes Sense


The front line of Google and any other search engine results page (SERP) begins with paid search. I’m sure by now you have seen some sort of advertisement from a competitor online and thought, I need to give this a try. Google’s tutorials make it seem easy to start and I can run my own campaigns.” 

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AdWords in 2017: Better for us or better for Google?

Before I go any further, I’d like to preface that this is an opinion piece. This opinion has been formed by years of collective research, industry experience, and hands-on campaign management, but is an opinion nonetheless. The opinion of this author is that in 2017, Google is dangerously close to diluting the value of one of it’s most powerful tools for small and medium sized businesses: AdWords. The key takeaway here is that Google is reducing the power of AdWords for businesses while increasing the power and revenue that AdWords provides to Google. 

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Improve Your Conversion Rate with Retargeting

Understanding PPC

In short, PPC (pay-per-click) helps connect relevant search users to the service or products they are in need of. Google Text Ads are triggered by what the user is searching for, since they are tied to specific keywords. This method allows you to jump in front of the audience when they are searching for something relevant to what your company offers.

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What is Search Impression Share?

As the face to every paid search account here at AdVision, I run into a lot of the same questions. Why would I want to bid on my own name? What is an expanded text ad? What’s a good benchmark on the data we’re looking at? How do you go about optimizing an account? Etc.

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