Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Tips for Writing PPC Ads

Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising is a marketing strategy that involves placing sponsored links with keywords on search engines to encourage clicks. Keyword selection is essential for PPC ads to be effective. They must not only appear on the correct pages of a search engine, but they must also encourage a call to action from an Internet user to click on the sponsored link. Writing PPC ads can be a little tricky because you're only permitted a short space to inform and encourage a click. And, lets not forget optimization must be included too.

When writing PPC ads, wording is critical as you must inform customers about a product or service and encourage them to click on the link in only one or two short sentences. Here are some useful tips to learn how to write PPC ads that work.

1. One Size Doesn't Fit All
When writing PPC ads, you need to use your keywords correctly. Don't create one phrase and plug in different keywords. Instead, create specific ads for specific keywords. Also, make sure you cater the ads you create to meet the buyer's needs. Also, consider the buying cycle of each product/service.

2. Ad Tone Needs to Be Appropriate
When writing PPC ads, keep your tone in mind. If you're trying to sell a fun product or service, don't use a bland tone. You want to keep it upbeat to promote your fun product/service. Spend time creating your PPC ad copy to find the perfect tone. If you cut corners, you may just miss the one aspect that will allow your ad to succeed.

3. Don't Be Afraid to Experiment
When monitoring your statistics or trending data, don't be afraid to change things up a little bit with some experimentation. Also, think outside of the box to make your ad copy fresh and spicy. If your PPC ad content is boring, why would anyone want to click on it?

Now that you know how to write PPC ads, spend time brainstorming to create the most appealing and well functioning ad possible.

What are some tips you use when writing PPC ads?


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