You’ve written your killer ads and included distinct messages in them for testing purposes. Now it’s time to evaluate that performance using the data you’ve collected. It’s time to judge which messages are the strongest and which are the weakest.
Before the rise of the internet, print advertising was king. The first versions of adverts ran in the late 1400s in England usually through fliers or handbills. As technology progressed through the 1700s, adverts began running in newspapers. During this time, Benjamin Franklin began publishing his ‘General Magazine’ which encouraged businesses to advertise products and services in his publication.
Running an ad is all well and good but you need actionable data. Running a minimum of two ad variations allows for testing between the response of the ad copy, or a basic A/B test.
A good ad is an essential part of any marketing campaign running in Google/Microsoft Ads. It’s your introduction to a potential customer and thus must make a good first impression. You’ll want to make sure to have three main components in any ad you’re writing.
If you’re running a Google Ads campaign, you know that a high-Quality Score is crucial to achieving success. But what exactly is a Quality Score? In simple terms, it’s a rating that Google gives your ads based on the relevance and usefulness of your landing page, ad copy, and keywords. The higher your Quality Score, the more likely your ads will show up at the top of search engine results pages and the less you’ll have to pay for clicks. If you’re looking to improve your Quality Score quickly, here are some tips that will help you boost your score and get the most out of your Google Ads campaign.
Making money is important to every business, but the almighty dollar holds even more importance to the average small business owner. The truth of the matter is that most small business owners may only be 1-2 rough months from going belly up and needing to shut down. Big businesses or corporations on the other hand have built up enough of a safety net to protect themselves against things like that, so that even in the face of the roughest economic situations they remain safe.
Throughout the history of the Super Bowl, advertisements have become popular with viewers. The once bothersome interruptions that would get in the way of the big game would eventually change the way professional sports aired.
One of the main questions that pretty much every business owner or decision-maker has when they first start running ads for their business’ products/services is “What analytics should I really be paying attention to?”. Digital marketing is constantly evolving and there are plenty of stats and analytics being thrown at you, so some confusion is to be expected. You have performance stats (such as Impressions, Clicks, CTR, Avg. CPC, etc.), conversion stats (such as Conv. rate, Conv. Value, Cost/Conv, etc.), competitive metrics (such as Search Impression Share, Search Lost IS [rank], Search Lost IS [budget]), and much more.
Advertisers are constantly trying to find new strategies, platforms, and audiences to market their brands. With new platforms and methods for digital marketing appearing constantly, it is easy to miss out on highly effective advertising platforms. In this blog post, we will take a look at an extremely effective target audience that major brands have been paying attention to more and more, over the past few years: Gamers.
For small businesses, paying for advertising comes with a completely different set of questions and challenges. Some include:
Where do I start?
What platforms should I be utilizing & when?
How big does my budget need to be?
Who should I target with my ads?
What should my ads say? What should they look like?
How will I know that my ads have truly been successful?