There are hundreds of services for site tracking, advertising, customization, and, in general, souping up your ability to measure, reach, and convert your visitors.
It’s said that, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” In the case of Google Ads, it’s a bit more like, “a few hours of research is worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.”
Negative keywords are easy to overlook, but they can be critical to finding your target market with PPC.
Cutting out noise and creating a PPC strategy that drives business: it’s the goal of SEM professionals everywhere. So let’s talk about how to do that for real.
By combining ad group theming and modified broad keywords, you can create targeting that rewards you with qualified traffic right away. It’s a structure that rewards you again and again by delivering even stronger target keyword sets.
Some of you out there may find this Google Analytics feature overview to be mostly a review. That’s awesome! That means you’re really taking ownership of your data. However, if you’ve never used any of these features, only experimented with them a little, or aren’t sure you’re using them correctly, you should read on.
From the time you set up your account and put your tracking code on your site, Google Analytics starts to capture and display a lot of data.
After reading some subscriber feedback, we noticed that many CXL readers didn’t have a solid foundation regarding a proper Google Analytics setup.
That’s a problem. If Google Analytics isn’t configured properly, how do you expect to gather any insight?
Note from the editor: We talk a lot about conversion rate optimization, and how it’s about showing the right people, the right thing, at the right time in order to get more out of your website.
For many CXL readers, PPC advertising is a big part of your business & in many ways it is just as critical to the conversion process as what’s happening on the page. You may have an exceptional page that would convert beautifully if your PPC ads were just a little more on topic.
That’s why I’ve asked my friend Georgene Nunn, one of the brightest PPC people I know, to break down some of the ways you can use your existing data to improve your keyword sets, targeting options, and relevance scores to drive more targeted people to your site.