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Leverage the Power of PPC

Leverage the Power of PPC to Improve Your Web Presence

With every passing day, the internet becomes more and more crowded, and increasingly more competitive. According to Moz, there are 169 billion URLs, 23 billion subdomains, and over 1 trillion links on the internet, as of May 2017. So no matter what industry you are in, or how niche it

Cross-Device Remarketing from Google

The Launch of Cross-Device Remarketing

Have you ever been searching for a product or event, and ads for that product or event started popping up on your Facebook feed or other websites that you are visiting? If you’re like me, you’ve probably wondered how on earth these oddly specific ads are finding you. Truth be

Why You Should Use PPC Advertising

Why Your Company Should Be Using PPC

The year is 2016, and surprisingly, some businesses still don’t see the value of using pay-per-click advertising. While a dedicated SEO strategy is very important to your online visibility, a combined effort of SEO and PPC will give you the best chance to be seen by users and gain new

We're In a Mobile World

Staying Relevant in an Increasingly Mobile World

Technology never sleeps. If you blink, you may miss the latest and greatest new technological innovation. Today, the “newest and greatest” innovations seem to be centered around mobile devices. Here in 2016, everyone has a smartphone or tablet, and in many cases – both. As the social and technological world

Ad Copy Testing, 1-2-3!

If you’re working with PPC, ad testing is an inevitable part of campaign optimization. One of the worst things you can do is build a campaign and let it collect dust. One of the best practices Smarter Searches enforces is trying out various types of ad copies to see what

The Dangers of DIY Search Engine Marketing

Anyone can do their own taxes.  But that doesn’t mean anyone should. Any person can sell their own house.  Rarely does this lead to better outcomes than if a realtor listed it for you, though.  In a similar fashion, Google has made the AdWords interface easy to understand and work

Negative Keywords: Keeping the Bad Guys Out

Keep the bad guys out. I know that sounds elementary, but it’s not always taken into consideration. We do most everything in our power to keep ourselves safe, but sometimes we slip. You forget to lock your car door. You get lost in an unfamiliar (and not so desirable) neighborhood.

The Keyword Cleanse

Lately, I’ve been subscribing to a new philosophy: less is more. I’ve gotten rid of excess and focused more on simplifying my life. While I’m sure this methodology has been around for years, it’s a completely new concept to me. For example, if something was on sale, I wouldn’t think

We’re People, Not Robots

I read an article by Kevin Klein over at PPC Hero that really resonated with me, and I figured I would elaborate on the topic with you. I find this post to be especially relevant around the holidays, when everything is a little more sentimental, heartfelt, and personal. Before I

How to Make Your PPC Agency Happy

I spend a lot of time talking about how to choose and judge a good PPC professional, but sometimes there’s only so much we can do.  It is the job of every PPC pro to ask questions before talking about strategy for a customer – questions that, if missed, indicate