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Geo-targeting Essentials for Higher Education Paid Search

by Colleen Keilers – The cost of higher education paid search has gone up. Google reports CPCs have risen 16% across the category (Q4 2014). The market is only getting more competitive. So how do institutions compete with flat or lower advertising budgets as prices climb? One essential step is customized geo-targeting definitions and geo-targeting techniques to connect with your …

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How to Incrementally Grow PPC Transactions through Tablet Targeting

If you own a Smartphone, it may come as no surprise that 79% of consumers use Smartphones to help with shopping (source: Google). Whether or not you have actually made a purchase using your Smartphone, chances are at one point or another you have either browsed through product catalogs, comparison shopped or even searched for brick-and-mortar locations. With the growing …

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How to Create a Successful B2B PPC Campaign

According to a recent poll, 95% of B2B marketers are focusing their efforts on SEO, while only 35% are involved in paid search advertising. Based on these findings, it seems like a great time to get a jump on the competition and start building out some B2B-optimized PPC campaigns if you haven’t already. Creating a successful B2B PPC campaign poses …

Case Study: Building Strong Non-Brand PPC Campaigns

An Online Marketing Case Study Client: A large, private university with multiple campuses across the United States. Challenge: Lever Interactive was hired to manage a university’s existing online advertising pay-per-click (PPC) program to generate prospective student leads. The main goal of the program was to increase the overall number of leads, with a concentration on growing lead counts and efficiency …