The outbreak of COVID-19 is impacting all businesses, including the hard-working owners, operators, staff, and just about everyone within the small-business industry. In these tough times, the outlook may seem bleak, however, the most important thing...read more
Are Responsive Search Ads Ready Yet?
Last May, we discussed in length Google’s new search feature, Responsive Search Ads. At the time when the blog was written, the ads were still in beta testing. Now that we’ve taken the time to test this new ad format out, we wanted to take a moment...read more
The Ins and Outs of Google Shopping Ads
This past Cyber Monday was one of the biggest shopping days in history. US shoppers racked up a total of $9.4 billion in online sales.* With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking of ways to promote your online stores....read more
Are Bing Ads Worth The Investment? (YES!)
Let’s go back to 2007, “Umbrella” by Rihanna was playing everywhere, Britney Spears shaved her head, and Microsoft announced their search engine Live Search. Just 2 years later, in 2009, they rebranded as Bing. This rebranding formed the Bing Ad...read more
Responsive Search is Here: What You Need to Know
Have you ever launched an ad and thought “Oh...wait..this is not performing the way I thought it would.” If you haven’t been there yet, you will be at some point. Sure, you can always pull an ad and make adjustments but will you have the time to...read more
What is a PPC Ad Quality Score?
Pay-per-click, PPC, traffic creates about 50% more lead conversion than organic traffic. The 3 paid ads at the top of the search engine results page (SERPS) get 46% of the clicks for the entire page. 65% of the clicks made on PPC ads are by customers...read more
The Case Against Twitter
Let’s cut to it: Twitter is a major social platform but, for a lot of businesses, it doesn’t work. The thing is, Twitter is not the advertising juggernaut it was once perceived to be and with the trolling, influencers, and political back and forth--it’s...read more
3 PPC Strategies to Try Now
PPC, or pay per click, can be scary to some people. Like, SEO, it’s one of those marketing disciplines that gets a bad rap for being too hard or, in a lot of cases I’ve come across, they’ve worked with a PPC “expert” who ended up blowing a budget...read more