Focus On Keywords In Search Engine Marketing

he goal of today’s blog is to put some perspective on keywords as they are used in PPC advertising. Because we all use them daily in our searches, and they trigger both ads and natural results at the same time, it’s no wonder that keywords get so much attention in website advertising. Keywords happen to […]

By |April 7th, 2010|PPC, SEM, SEO|0 Comments

Your Company Name in Search Engine Advertising and Lead Generation

As we wrote in our May 2008 blog post, there are some very good reasons and best practices for having your company name as keywords to trigger search engine PPC ads. However, there are also some potential “gotchas” that online advertisers and buyer of leads should be aware of. Essentially, you want to make sure […]

By |November 28th, 2009|PPC, SEM, SEO|1 Comment

Clarity in Search Engine Marketing and Advertising

In explaining website marketing and advertising, we often refer to the search engine results page as being like a split-screen television. The natural , organic results appear in the left/center of the page, and the ad results (called “Sponsored Links” in Google AdWords) display on top center and down the right side column. While both […]

By |October 27th, 2009|PPC, SEM, SEO|0 Comments

Using Google AdWords As A Research Tool

In our experience with search engine advertising, one of its unique aspects is that, in addition to directly generating online sales or leads, its robust settings provide an excellent tool for business research and planning. In the creation and management of search engine ads, the campaigns, ad groups, and more granular settings gather a great […]

By |May 31st, 2009|PPC, SEM, SEO|0 Comments

Top 10 Facts about Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Ads On The Top and Side of Search Engine Results Pages

Since pay per click (also known as PPC) ads on the top and side of a search engine results page appear simultaneously with natural or organic results in the center of the page, there is a lot of misunderstanding about them. The processes behind the two are very different, but both complex. The fact list […]

By |November 29th, 2008|PPC, SEM, SEO|0 Comments