What are the common PPC mistakes?

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PPC is not always my strong hand. What are the mistakes that I should avoid.
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  • Profile picture of the author incomenow
    Originally Posted by sonamathews View Post

    PPC is not always my strong hand. What are the mistakes that I should avoid.
    There are a number of common mistakes that can be made when running a PPC campaign. Here are some of the most common:

    1. Not Defining Your Target Audience

    One of the most common mistakes is not taking the time to properly define your target audience. Without knowing who you are targeting, it will be difficult to create effective ads and landing pages. Take the time to research your audience and create targeted campaigns.

    2. Not Tracking Your Results

    Another common mistake is not tracking the results of your campaigns. Without tracking, you will not be able to see which campaigns are working and which ones are not.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Some mistakes are:

    - Targeting everyone

    - Targeting people who most likely won't buy from you

    - Not segmenting the keywords and ad groups into separate campaigns

    - Not tracking conversions

    - Too high of a pay per click cost

    - Choosing the wrong bidding method (ex: maximize clicks, manual cpc, conversions, etc)

    - Not using appropriate keyword matching

    - Not improving your ad copy so that they move from "Poor" status
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  • There are a few common PPC mistakes that businesses make, and it's important to avoid them if you want your campaigns to be successful. One of the most common is focusing on budget rather than results. Wrongly calculating bid values or not investing enough in optimization can result in failing campaigns quickly. Additionally, targeting low-quality keywords can also damage your campaign's chances of success.

    Another mistake is neglecting customer acquisition objectives (CMOs). Ads that don't generate leads or customers will only serve to waste money and dilute the impact of other effective ads. It is also important to remember that search engine marketing (SEM) requires constant attention and reevaluation in order for you to track progress and optimize performance as needed.

    Finally, failsafe strategies such as keyword research, content creation measures, remarketing efforts through retargeting/remarketing pixels etc must always be in place so no ad Spend ever goes wasted!
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  • Profile picture of the author Asad Raza Taqvi
    NOT OPTIMIZING THE CAMPAIGN PROPERLY
    Unlike static advertising like print ads or billboards, online advertising campaigns need to be looked after, managed, optimized, and tweaked as necessary.

    FOCUSING ON MOBILE USERS SHOULD BE AN IMPORTANT PRIORITY WITH PPC ADS
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  • Profile picture of the author doppcall
    Common PPC Mistakes you should must avoid.

    * Not having any (specific) goals.
    * Not tracking them.
    * Not knowing the Customer Lifetime Value.
    * Not optimizing the campaign.
    * Trying too hard.
    * A bad website.
    * Quitting too soon.
    * Making technical errors.
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  • Profile picture of the author DWolfe
    Originally Posted by sonamathews View Post

    PPC is not always my strong hand. What are the mistakes that I should avoid.
    It helps to stick around more than a minute, after posting the thread.

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