How To Optimise Google Adwords PPC


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This ebook contains the techniques we use when implementing and managing our clients campaigns and the secrets of how we can achieve a minimum of 20% reduction in costs (either cost per click or cost per conversion).
Part C explains how to optimise your PPC account to get the most form your budget

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  • Nice tips Ann -

    I've written a short book on how to setup Google Adwords, free for the iPad, and a free PDF version if you'd be interested in having a look or sharing.

    You can get it on my website -

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How To Optimise Google Adwords PPC

  1. 1. Optimising a Google Ad Words pay per click (PPC) account Part C - How to use Google to optimise your account By Ann Stanley Anicca Digital Solutions
  2. 2. Step C:1 Pruning keyphrases with low CTR
  3. 3. Step 1:1 – Display campaigns with sufficient data and ordered by impressions Ensure enough data has been accumulated by adjusting timeframe and order campaigns by impressions
  4. 4. Step 1:2 – Order ad groups according to impression and click into top ad group
  5. 5. Step 1:3 – select the keyword tab to view the phrases
  6. 6. Step 1:4 – sort keywords by CTR pause phrases with <1% CTR and no conversions •Sort keywords by Click-Through-Rate •Pause keywords < 1% CTR and with no conversions
  7. 7. Step C:2 Optimising for position 4-8
  8. 8. Step 2:1 – sort by average position
  9. 9. Step 2:2 – Select all phrases with positions 1-3 • Select all keywords in positions 1 -3 and decrease bid by 10-30p (~10% of current bid). • Ensure you start with the lowest CPC keywords. The click ‘Edit Keyword Settings’. See below:
  10. 10. Step 2:3 – use “Edit keyword settings” to reduce bid •Insert new CPC and click down arrow to filter to all keywords. Save changes. •Repeat for higher value CPC for all keywords in 1-3 positions
  11. 11. Step 2:4 – increase bid for phrases with positions >8 • Increase CPC for all keywords in position 8 and over (by 10% of current CPC value) and repeat step 2:3 but this time increase the CPC bid accordingly
  12. 12. Step C:3 Prune ads with low CTR
  13. 13. Step 3:1 – review ads and pause poor performing ads Pause this ad
  14. 14. Step C:4 Prune phrases with high clicks and no conversions
  15. 15. Pruning keyphrases with poor conversions
  16. 16. Step C:5 Conversions always take priority over CTR
  17. 17. Based on CTR the phrase in both boxes should be paused, but the one in green has a conversion so it is kept
  18. 18. Any questions?