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SEO vs PPC: Which Will Work Best for Your Business?

Not sure whether your business would benefit more from Pay Per Click (PPC) or Search Engine Optimization (SEO) efforts? There are some key differences when considering SEO or PPC in your overall marketing plan. We are going to break down the differences and help you objectively decide between the two. What is Search Engine Optimization […]

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Benefits of OTT Advertising

2020 has seen a big shift in want and need for over-the-top advertising or OTT. OTT is used to describe video ad distribution supported by the internet. Ads can be seen on apps like Hulu, Amazon Prime, and the network apps that allow you to stream your favorite binge worthy shows. With OTT, advertisers have […]

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Responsive Display Ads vs Custom Display Ads

Google display ads, known as banner ads, have been in many advertisers’ arsenal for years. Display ads historically have lower click-through rates than that of search ads, but having visually appealing images can close the gap and improve performance. This type of visual ad serves across the Google Display Network which is home of over […]

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Leveraging Local Service Ads

Solving the Problems of Traditional Google Paid Ads Say you’re a locksmith, plumber, garage door technician, electrician, or HVAC serviceman, for instance. Even if you’ve committed to a comprehensive local SEO strategy, you may still be missing opportunities to connect with local customers. More specifically, the text-only ads already available to you don’t garner click-throughs […]

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Remain Successful With Facebook Restricted Ad Categories

In response to Facebook’s special ad category targeting change, some verticals may have found themselves trying to change their advertising or rethink how they reach their target audience. Facebook had been taking some heat for their ad targeting guidelines and the ability to target or exclude people based on age, gender and income. Now, Facebook […]

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Water Cooler Chats 002 – New Google Ads Search Metrics

Did you notice anything different the last time you looked at the competitive metrics in Google Ads? Maybe some new Search Impression Share metrics? That’s right, last week Google released four new search metrics that are better than average position. One of the mistakes we often make is focusing too much on the average position. Average […]

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Water Cooler Chats 001 – Facebook Automatic Advanced Matching

Lately, it seems like Facebook is making updates and releasing new features faster than we can drink our coffee on a Monday morning. This week our PPC team has been discussing the latest release, automatic advanced matching. The data capturing tool is an extension of the Facebook pixel and can be turned on with the flip of […]

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How Display Ads Affect the Consumer’s Journey

When you ask most clients about their goals, the answer is usually more sales, more leads, more customers, etc. PPC and Facebook do a great job of generating leads, but how does display fit into the picture? How does display affect the sales cycle? And how do we prove its effectiveness when we can’t always […]

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Five Advanced Targeting Strategies to Capture More Customers

It’s 2019, and the ways of targeting current and potential customers are endless. While we will always be advocates for interest and keyword targeting, there are more advanced targeting strategies available. Utilizing some of these strategies will get your ads in front of very specific, and often motivated, segments of your audience. These people are […]

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