Pay Per Click Advertising-What Are You Scared Of?

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If you sell goods or services through your website, then you already know that the holy grail of Internet marketers is achieving a high search engine ranking on Google, Yahoo, and the like. But doing so can be extremely difficult, which means that average people who don’t know how to play the SEO game will probably be buried way back on page 20 of the search results. That’s not going to drive very much traffic to your website; so even if you have a high-quality product at a great price, not many people will ever know about it. Instead of waiting and hoping that your site will move up in the search engine rankings, you should try to generate traffic through pay per click advertising.

Pay per click advertising offers a couple of distinct advantages over traditional marketing methods. First of all, due to the nature of pay per click advertising, you can be sure that everyone who ends up on your website due to your ads is actually very interested in your product or service. While most would-be customers find banner and popup ads to be annoying or intrusive, they tend to feel very differently about the links that come up via pay per click advertising. That’s because the ads are targeted to the search queries they have just entered and are therefore directly relevant to the product or service they are looking for. If a customer reaches your website from one of your pay per click advertising links, you can be sure that he or she actively sought out your site and didn’t come upon it by accident. As a result, you’ll get more customers who are ready to buy.

A second advantage of pay per click advertising is that it’s a very cost-effective way of driving traffic to your website. In fact, most pay per click advertising programs allow you to have complete control over your costs by specifying how much you are willing to spend on each person that clicks all the way through to your site. Although the keyword phrases available for use in pay per click advertising programs have a so-called bid price associated with them, you’ll still be able to decide how to allocate your total marketing budget.
There are numerous companies that offer pay per click advertising programs, and each of their terms and conditions are slightly different. For example, some of them allow you to write just about anything you want in your actual ads, while others are very strict about ad content. In addition, some pay per click advertising programs are much more successful than others. Before signing up with any of them, you should do some research to see which programs have the best reputations for helping website operators turn clicks into sales.
If other marketing methods just aren’t working for you, maybe it’s time for you to check out pay per click advertising. This is a very straightforward, easy way to get hundreds, or even thousands, of potential customers to view your products or services with the intent to buy.

Bob Regnerus is an expert in generating and converting website visitors into new business. Bob has a solution just for Businesses who want more new clients! Find out more at http://www.TheLeadsKing.com/ppc or contact Bob at 1-877-349-2615

About the Author

Tripp Braden partners with entrepreneurs and senior executives on their high engagement C-Suite communication and content marketing strategies.

I believe client education is the best way of building trust and long term sustainable growth.

My consulting practice focuses on second stage entrepreneurs, technology organizations, and senior level business executives. I partner with clients to develop high impact C-Suite communication and account based marketing strategies.

My work with many Fortune 1000 organizations helps smaller and mid-market businesses benefit from leveraging account based marketing strategies.

If you’re interested in learning more, contact me at tbraden@marketleadership.net or send me an invite on LinkedIn. You can find Tripp’s Serving Leadership blog at Empowering Serving Leaders.

Tripp Braden – who has written posts on Market Leadership Journal.


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