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Pay Per Click Judo

Getting it Done Better and Faster
            by Doing What Works
The Ancient Mysteries of PPC

• What do all those numbers in AdWords MEAN?




• How can I use them to create visitors of ...
Overview

• What is PPC Judo?
• The Essential Metrics
• The Essential Pressure Points
• The Essential Judo Moves
• The Cyc...
PPC Judo - 2


    The PPC Judo Goal:


    Lower Your Cost Per Conversion While Maintaining or
    Increasing Total Conve...
Metrics that Matter in PPC - 1


• Impressions
   – How often an ad appears in Google
   – What rank the ad has


• Clicks...
Metrics that Matter in PPC - 2




• Impressions and clicks define clickthrough rate
    – Clicks/Impressions = CTR
• clic...
These are Your Pressure Points

   “Lower your cost per conversion while maintaining or
   increasing total conversions”

...
Changing the Pressure Points




So, what are the Judo Moves?




                               8
The PPC Judo Moves

• Clickthrough Rate Judo Moves
   – Keyword Management
   – Ad Copy Management


• Conversion Rate Jud...
Judo Move: Keyword Management - 1

         Keywords Define Your Market of Eligible Customers


• How to Manage
   – Keywo...
Judo Move: Keyword Management - 2

• Examine the Competition
  Look at the Sites visually....AND...




                  ...
Judo Move: Keyword Management - 3

• Examine the Competition
  ....Let a crawler examine them for you




                ...
Judo Move: Keyword Management - 4

• Use keyword generation tools like Google’s Keyword Tool




                         ...
Judo Move: Keyword Management - 5

• Rank -- How much is a visitor worth?




                                         14
Judo Move: Keyword Management

• How to Test for Success
    – For Any Given Keyphrase
        • Cost per Click: Should go...
Keyword Management: Final Thoughts

• Start with what you know



• Be open to surprises



• Budget is less important tha...
Judo Move: Ad Copy Management

        Ad Copy Qualifies Your Market of Eligible Customers

• How to Manage
   – Organize ...
Judo Move: Ad Copy Management

• An Example of a well-organized AdGroup “theme”




                                      ...
Judo Move: Ad Copy Management

• How to Test for Success: Do it Like Nielsen
    – A/B Testing Using Population Survey Con...
Judo Move: Ad Copy Management

• How to Test for Success


    – Successful Keyword-Ad linking: Clickthrough Rate should g...
Judo Move: Landing Page Management

        Landing Pages Turn a Visitor into a Visitor of Value

• How to Manage
   – Mak...
Judo Move: Landing Page Management

First Landing Page: Too Little Context, Too Many Questions




                       ...
Judo Move: Landing Page Management

Improved Page: More Content, More Focus




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Judo Move: Landing Page Management

• How to Test for Success -- Do it like Nielsen again using
  splittester.com


• Conv...
The Cycle of Management - 1

• Apply Your Judo Moves in sequence!
    – Keyword Management
    – Ad Copy Management
    – ...
The Cycle of Management - 2

• Shift your Focus As Your Campaign Evolves
    – Initially focus should be on Keyword Manage...
Some Final PPC Judo Advice

• Let the Internet Show you the Truth
• Be Focused, Be Patient, Be Humble
• Trust your Metrics...
Thank You!

Please contact us with any questions or visit our site!
www.purevisibility.com


Recommended resources:
www.se...
Questions and Discussion



              Own Page One

       You can download this presentation at:
        www.purevisi...
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  1. 1. Pay Per Click Judo Getting it Done Better and Faster by Doing What Works
  2. 2. The Ancient Mysteries of PPC • What do all those numbers in AdWords MEAN? • How can I use them to create visitors of value? – Leads, Sales – Ultimately, Revenue • How can I spend my time most efficiently? 2
  3. 3. Overview • What is PPC Judo? • The Essential Metrics • The Essential Pressure Points • The Essential Judo Moves • The Cycle of Management • Questions and Discussion 3
  4. 4. PPC Judo - 2 The PPC Judo Goal: Lower Your Cost Per Conversion While Maintaining or Increasing Total Conversions • Lower cost per conversion means you pay less per lead • Maintaining or increasing conversions means that you are reaching as many potential leads as possible. 4
  5. 5. Metrics that Matter in PPC - 1 • Impressions – How often an ad appears in Google – What rank the ad has • Clicks – Someone clicks on a displayed ad • Conversions – Someone who clicks on an ad becomes a visitor of value (generally a lead or a sale) 5
  6. 6. Metrics that Matter in PPC - 2 • Impressions and clicks define clickthrough rate – Clicks/Impressions = CTR • clicks and conversions define conversion rate – Conversions/Clicks = Conv. Rate 6
  7. 7. These are Your Pressure Points “Lower your cost per conversion while maintaining or increasing total conversions” • An increased conversion rate lowers cost per conversion because you’re getting more conversions from the same number of clicks. AND • If you increase the total pool of available visitors that might convert -- in other words, increase clickthrough rate -- then you will increase total conversions. 7
  8. 8. Changing the Pressure Points So, what are the Judo Moves? 8
  9. 9. The PPC Judo Moves • Clickthrough Rate Judo Moves – Keyword Management – Ad Copy Management • Conversion Rate Judo Moves – Ad Copy Management – Landing Page Management 9
  10. 10. Judo Move: Keyword Management - 1 Keywords Define Your Market of Eligible Customers • How to Manage – Keyword Research -- What’s Your Market? • Trust Your Own Expertise, but Expect the Word Market to Surprise You • Examine the Websites of your Competition • Use keyword generation tools – Keyword Rank -- How Much is a Visitor Worth? 10
  11. 11. Judo Move: Keyword Management - 2 • Examine the Competition Look at the Sites visually....AND... 11
  12. 12. Judo Move: Keyword Management - 3 • Examine the Competition ....Let a crawler examine them for you 12
  13. 13. Judo Move: Keyword Management - 4 • Use keyword generation tools like Google’s Keyword Tool 13
  14. 14. Judo Move: Keyword Management - 5 • Rank -- How much is a visitor worth? 14
  15. 15. Judo Move: Keyword Management • How to Test for Success – For Any Given Keyphrase • Cost per Click: Should go down • Total Clicks: Should go up • Clickthrough Rate: should go up – In order to save time, first organize your keyphrases into similar themes and measure the success or failure of those themes. 15
  16. 16. Keyword Management: Final Thoughts • Start with what you know • Be open to surprises • Budget is less important than you think. Choose the words that you think best represent your market and bid for them competitively 16
  17. 17. Judo Move: Ad Copy Management Ad Copy Qualifies Your Market of Eligible Customers • How to Manage – Organize your keywords into themed groups that tie to focused Ad Copy – Make Sure your Ad Copy relates specifically to Keywords – Make Sure your Ad Copy relates specifically to Landing Pages 17
  18. 18. Judo Move: Ad Copy Management • An Example of a well-organized AdGroup “theme” 18
  19. 19. Judo Move: Ad Copy Management • How to Test for Success: Do it Like Nielsen – A/B Testing Using Population Survey Confidence Interval Testing www.splittester.com • 19
  20. 20. Judo Move: Ad Copy Management • How to Test for Success – Successful Keyword-Ad linking: Clickthrough Rate should go up – Successful Ad-Landing page linking: Conversion Rate should go up • You can use splittester.com for either test! 20
  21. 21. Judo Move: Landing Page Management Landing Pages Turn a Visitor into a Visitor of Value • How to Manage – Make sure your landing pages target the expected advertising and keyphrases that guide visitors to them – Make sure your landing pages have clear calls to action – Keep it simple...You lose 7% of customers with each additional page they must go to. – Avoid asking for too much. Get only as much information as you absolutely need at that point in the sales cycle – Create Landing Pages that give your visitors exactly what they want! 21
  22. 22. Judo Move: Landing Page Management First Landing Page: Too Little Context, Too Many Questions 22
  23. 23. Judo Move: Landing Page Management Improved Page: More Content, More Focus 23
  24. 24. Judo Move: Landing Page Management • How to Test for Success -- Do it like Nielsen again using splittester.com • Conversion Rates Should go Up 24
  25. 25. The Cycle of Management - 1 • Apply Your Judo Moves in sequence! – Keyword Management – Ad Copy Management – Landing Page Management • Create Tests After Applying Each Judo Move, measuring Clickthrough Rate, Conversion Rate, and Cost Per Conversion 25
  26. 26. The Cycle of Management - 2 • Shift your Focus As Your Campaign Evolves – Initially focus should be on Keyword Management – Then Shift to Ad Copy Management – Finally Move to Landing Page Management Even as your focus shifts, continue to work in a cycle 26
  27. 27. Some Final PPC Judo Advice • Let the Internet Show you the Truth • Be Focused, Be Patient, Be Humble • Trust your Metrics and Rely on Them • Work to Continuously Improve Learning PPC Judo is Easy. Mastering it is Hard! 27
  28. 28. Thank You! Please contact us with any questions or visit our site! www.purevisibility.com Recommended resources: www.searchenginewatch.com www.searchenginestrategies.com www.splittester.com Daniel O’Neil, Alchemist 28
  29. 29. Questions and Discussion Own Page One You can download this presentation at: www.purevisibility.com/presentations 29

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