To make the most of your Google Ads campaign, you'll need to reimagine a few age-old approaches to brand visibility problems

Identifying and Avoiding The Biggest Google Ads Pitfalls

Phillip Reinhardt

These days, successful PPC campaigns are incredibly complex. As growing businesses face difficulties leveraging newly acquired funds and constantly shifting target audiences, established professionals are finding new challenges with widespread content needs and brand visibility strategies. Customers, Clicks, and Leads: Google Marketing in 2020 While Google Ads is both the most accessible digital marketing tool available—as well as one of …

As omnichannel marketing becomes increasingly prominent, multifaceted cross-channel targeting approaches are becoming harder to initiate.

The Key Targeting Methods of 2020

David Bosley

Digital channels are more interconnected than ever—giving digital marketers more access to new customer audiences every month. Between highly relevant messages powered by automation and custom-tailored purchasing options, it isn’t difficult to see why today’s biggest brands are thriving in the world of data. In 2020, 61 percent of marketers consider SEO to be a vital ingredient of their digital …

Defeating Digital Ad Scrubbers

Are Your Digital Ads Making it Through Chrome’s Aggressive Scrubbers?

Phillip Reinhardt

In a moan heard around the world, Google — and soon thereafter Safari — launched aggressive ad blocking techniques into their popular browsers, prompted by the Coalition for Better Ads. The premise is simple: users should know when advertisers are gathering their personally identifiable information, and make an informed decision about whether or not they allow the advertisers to track them online. To this …

Benefits of Geo-targeting for Local Business Promotion

4 Geo-Targeting Tactics to Heighten Your (Local) Business Appeal

Phillip Reinhardt

Online discoverability and getting new customers in the door are two of the biggest challenges faced by local businesses today. How do you fit these needs together in one simple package? One of the best options is to create an optimized local presence for your business through the use of geo-targeting. Geo-targeting has been a major marketing buzzword for the past decade …

Google’s responsive AdWords is an important new tool for digital marketers everywhere.

The Next Frontier of Personalized Marketing: Google Tests Responsive Search Ads

David Bosley

Last month, Google announced some of their latest advertising features and tools. One stuck out particularly: Responsive Search Ads. While this feature is still in beta, it has the chance to truly revolution digital marketing. According to Google, click rates are already between 5 and 15% higher than they are on their normal search ads. Responsive Ads are made possible by machine …

Effectiveness of Video in Social Media Marketing

Not Using Video in Your Marketing? You’re Missing Key Customers . . . Literally

Phillip Reinhardt

Do you remember the days when making a video for your brand involved actors, sets, scripts . . . and a massive budget? Fast-forward just a short while to today when a video doesn’t have to be overproduced and overblown in order to be insanely effective for your brand. The emphasis today is allowing your audience to have an authentic engagement …

A:B Testing In Digital Marketing

Dynamic Search Ads Will Rock Your (Marketing) World

David Bosley

Most digital marketing professionals have a love/hate relationship with A/B testing. Some love it. Most hate it. The rest of us — we know it’s a necessary evil, but there’s got to be a better way!!! At least in the world of AdWords, that “better way” is coming very soon in the form of Responsive Search Ads. Currently, A/B testing feels like a …

Bing Vs Google SEM

Bing or Google? Which SEM Platform Serves You Better

Phillip Reinhardt

You know we love some PPC marketing here at PBJ Marketing, and we’ve talked a fair bit about Google AdWords in the past. We realized it was time to give a little extra love to AdWords’s stepsister: Bing Ads. While Google AdWords is the rock star of the PPC world, Bing Ads have been slowly yet steadily becoming more relevant …

Saving time is one of the most important things you can do as a business

The Big Marketing Mistake 97% of SMBs Are Making

Phillip Reinhardt

Marketing is one of the most important tasks a business faces, no matter how big or how small it is. Without a successful marketing strategy, you’ll never be able to find enough new customers to sustain growth. For small businesses, this is especially important. Whether you’re new and trying to dig out a niche in your industry, or well-established and …