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6 Ways to Win Big With Mobile Device Targeting

By Michelle Brammer, March 30, 2015

Optimizing your PPC campaigns is more than a ‘set it and forget it’ task. We all know the benefits of whitelistingsources and geotargeting your campaigns to reach specific people. But mobile usage is changing the game. In fact, mobile users will do everything desktop users do, provided it’s presented in a useable way.

Nailing Your Geotargeting in a PPC Campaign

By Michelle Brammer, March 27, 2015

Picture this: You manage campaigns for a client that has a small chain of spas. You've tested your keywords and scrubbed campaigns clean. But something is still off. Why are your keywords not converting as you expected? Oh wait, there it is. You forgot to target the local market.

Top 5 Pranks in eZanga History

By Megan Ingenbrandt, March 26, 2015

Who doesn’t love a good prank, especially when they’re the one pulling it? It’s almost April Fool’s Day, and that means one thing: it’s time for us to play hard! It’s a well-known fact that we’re fans of practical jokes, so this is one of our favorite holidays.

The Anatomy of a Paid Search Ad

By Michelle Brammer, March 25, 2015

Pay per click advertising, or PPC, can be an integral part of any company’s marketing plan, if it’s done well. PPC is a form of advertising where you pay each time a person clicks your ad. A customer searches a query and your ad attracts their attention, generating a click through to your website. When done correctly, it’s a cost effective and targeted method of online marketing.

What Is Demographic Targeting? Why Should You Be Using It?

By Megan Ingenbrandt, March 23, 2015

Now that you’ve set up your latest PPC campaign, how can you be sure your ads are reaching the right people? Well, there’s an app for that. Well, not exactly, but there's a way to ensure that your intended audience is seeing your ads. What’s this magical feature? Demographic targeting.

Solving the Conundrum of Your PPC Budget

By Brittany Berger, March 20, 2015

The numbers involved in PPC sometimes astound me. You’ll go to take one last look at a spreadsheet you’ve spent hours in, and your eyes cross. How did they not cross sooner? There’s CPC, position, and impression share, along with 10 other numbers and percentages. All lined up next to each other, competing for your attention.

5 Reasons to Never Use AdWords Automatic Bidding

By WordStream, March 18, 2015

Many things that seem too good to be true actually are. Candy corn flavored Oreos, Pop Rocks martinis, andclassifying pizza as a serving of vegetables are a few such things that could make the long list. One more to add to that list would be AdWords Automatic Bidding.

3 Secrets to More Persuasive Advertising

By Shannon Sysko, March 16, 2015

Ever wonder how your ads really come across to users? Maybe you’re worried your messages are unclear. Or that you’re losing potential customers because of your word choice.

5 PPC Copywriting Tips for a CTR Boost

By Michelle Brammer, March 13, 2015

Online advertising is tough, and writing a strong PPC ad for your product or business is even tougher. Creating a strong relevant headline, optimizing keywords, and having a specific call-to-action helps. It can increase your conversions, click-through rate, and overall performance. But to get your customer's attention, you need to stand out from the others.

Yes You Can...Negotiate a Better Salary

By Michelle Brammer, March 11, 2015

It’s rare to get excited over haggling for a better salary. Negotiating a new salary or a pay raise is nerve-wracking and uncomfortable. But it's common before accepting a new job or position. And it's okay to ask for better pay in your current position, if your performance warrants it.

4 Reasons to Branch Out from the Big 3 Search Networks

By Shannon Sysko, March 09, 2015

Everyone and their brother knows about Google, Yahoo, and Bing. But have you tried an alternative search network instead?

Why You Need Pay Per Call in Your Advertising Arsenal

By Eli Martin, March 06, 2015

Right now, there are millions of customers looking to speak to a business before buying a product. So they pick up the phone. But how can you get to those buyers? Pay per call advertising.

What Our CEO Has Learned from 20+ Years in Digital Advertising

By Brittany Berger, March 05, 2015

When you hear about online marketing and advertising, it’s easy to think about something that’s relatively new. It’s hard to believe that AOL first popped up 25 years ago. And that’s not even where it began.

4 Ways to Strengthen Your Client Relationships

By Megan Ingenbrandt, March 04, 2015

After a “Comcastic” service debacle, Marty taught us what not to do with customer service. Then Michelle taught us how we can handle difficult clients so both sides win. This got me thinking: what else can you do to give clients the best experience possible?

Want More Money From Your Website? Try InText Advertising

By Michelle Brammer, March 02, 2015

Online marketing comes in many forms. And it’s only becoming more popular with the increase in mobile usage. Today, it includes things like search engine marketing, SEO, social media, email marketing, and more.