All posts by Jacob Baadsgaard

Get inside your customer’s head: A guide to writing irresistible calls to action

Contributor Jacob Baadsgaard looks at common search motivations and different types of calls to action you can use to motivate people so they can’t help but click.

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What the ROAS? A practical guide to improving return on ad spend

Contributor Jacob Baadsgaard shows how ROAS, or return on ad spend, can be used to show the effectiveness of advertising campaigns and whether they are worth the money spent on them.

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Which PPC metrics matter? Lessons from half a million keywords

Columnist Jacob Baadsgaard shares insights from a study looking into how various paid search metrics correlate with return on investment (ROI).

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How to steal the competition’s best keywords: A 3-step guide

Why invest so much into keyword research when your competitors have already done the work? Columnist Jacob Baadsgaard explains how to use competitive research to inform your paid search keyword strategy.

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Quality score in 2017: Should you care?

Contributor Jacob Baadsgaard dispels the notion that a great quality score automatically leads to great conversion rates and suggests how to best prioritize your optimization efforts.

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Site optimization or traffic optimization: Which delivers better results?

Knowing where to invest in online marketing is crucial for search marketers with limited budgets and resources. Columnist Jacob Baadsgaard explores whether you’re better off investing in higher-quality traffic or conversion optimization.

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How to bring your potential customers back with retargeting

The vast majority of visitors to your website probably aren’t ready to buy yet. But columnist Jacob Baadsgaard argues that with the right retargeting approach, you can help them get ready to buy — and ensure that you’ll be the company they choose once they’re ready.

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Micro-wins: The true secret to AdWords success

The PPC world is rife with stories of quick wins, hacks and tricks that lead to big gains in paid search performance — but columnist Jacob Baadsgaard notes that the best results with AdWords accounts are often the result of many smaller wins over time.

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Keyword tiering: A systematic way to juggle your AdWords priorities

Columnist Jacob Baadsgaard explains how assigning paid search keywords into different tiers based on performance allows search marketers to quickly make adjustments that can have a huge impact on their business.

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Paid search analytics: What treasures are hiding in your data?

Setting up paid search analytics may be straightforward, but columnist Jacob Baadsgaard shows that if you aren’t using your data effectively, you may be missing out on major opportunities to improve your performance.

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