Let’s take a minute to get the skinny on pay-per-click advertising (PPC)—what exactly is it, does it work in general, is it right for your business and, if it is, what do you need to know to make PPC a valuable part of your digital marketing strategy in 2020? But, before we get started, let’s clear up a couple of PPC myths.
Choosing the right PPC partner can be a nerve-racking exercise because there are lots of factors to be considered. Unlike the traditional ads, hiring a PPC agency involves dealing with a bunch of strangers and entrusting them with your hard-earned cash to get you the best ROI. And, interestingly, their PPC efforts will not be as visible as the TV ads or the big billboards erected along highways.
Choosing a marketing automation system that fits hand in glove with your business model is an essential component of effective marketing strategy. In fact, HubSpot reports that “spending for marketing automation tools is expected to reach $25.1 billion annually by 2023.” Top performing companies see that marketing automation leads to optimized lead generation and conversion rates.
Last week, while renewing my cable TV service, I realized that I’d randomly added channels that I had never ever tuned into. I also realized that if I were to cut that flab from my subscription, I could actually end up saving quite a small bundle on my monthly outgoings to the cable guy.
Incorporating humour in the marketing scheme of things has been a concept that has been thrown around and employed by several firms, with great success. We can still recall the famous Amul Baby ads which seem to have gained a sense of timelessness. If done correctly, humour works as an excellent consumer engagement and interaction tool because of the connectivity trifecta that it brings to the table – humours is relatable, memorable and builds a bond based on trust.