Search engine marketing (SEM) is a rapidly changing field rife with opportunities, but it takes expertise and experience to run optimal interactive advertising campaigns. When engaging in digital advertising, such as paid search, display media, social media advertising and remarketing, it's extremely important that your efforts are backed by knowledge and strategy. Here, our SEM experts provide the tips and information you can use to improve your campaigns, and your ROI. To stay up to date on our search engine marketing blog, subscribe to our feed.
Earlier this month, Google announced a variety of new AdWords features at their #StepInsideAdWords event held in Half Moon Bay, CA. During this event, VP of Product Management Jerry Dischler described what he called a “fractured” customer journey that begins and ends with mobile. Dischler described these as “micro-moments.” If you’re alive today, you’re aware of micro-moments, those occasions when you say to yourself “I wonder if…” “I wonder how…” and, of course, “I want to buy…”
In these moments, Dischler said, users are not brand-loyal. And the marketers who respond to their needs with relevant content will win.Read More
According to Intel, by the year 2020 there will be 200 billion smart devices connected to the Internet. That’s 26 networked devices for every person on the planet. It’s easy to see why people are starting to get really excited about the future Internet of Things (IoT), but what does it mean for marketers?Read More
You’ve already invested money into your online marketing efforts. You’re driving traffic to your website through pay-per-click campaigns. You’re buying email lists and developing quality content to entice click-throughs. You’re building your social media following and are engaging with and promoting conversations with your audience. By all accounts, you are doing everything you can to fill the top of the funnel. But once you get prospects to your site, your active marketing comes to a screeching halt.
Sure, you hit them with your standard remarketing display ad and hope that when they see your logo, they’ll return to your site. But doesn’t it seem a little counter-productive to spend all this time, money and resources to drive traffic, only to turn your marketing efforts on auto-pilot after they’ve become a warm lead?
Use these four strategies to optimize your remarketing campaigns and leverage this powerful advertising medium.Read More