December 21, 2018
The Google Local Service Ads (LSA) platform is constantly changing to better meet business and consumer needs. Several changes over the past six months have impacted: How the Google algorithm ranks advertisers The way businesses can showcase their LSA ads What the consumer sees in the live platform when searching These changes provide the user […]
December 7, 2018
Every business has the same goal: to attract as many customers as possible and to leave them satisfied so they’ll keep coming back. However, the hard part is figuring out the precise combination of factors that would make your business stand out among the rest. Everyone tells you different things, and it’s difficult to pinpoint […]
November 16, 2018
The pause button in the Google Ads platform can be really beneficial for those in the home service industry. If you don’t offer 24/7 emergency service or if you’re not open on Christmas Day, you can simply pause your ads. This way, you can make sure you’re not racking up your ad spend while you’re […]
September 21, 2018
We are often asked by clients why they can’t see their own ads. While there are multiple factors to this question – including time of day, location of the searcher and what keyword they were searching for – to help narrow things down, most often a Client Relationship manager from VitalStorm will first ask: Were you using the Google Ad Preview Tool?
September 7, 2018
While the goal of a PPC campaign manager is to draw as many clicks as possible to certain ads by placing bids on certain words, sometimes the best strategy is to know which terms your audience isn’t looking for. These are known as negative keywords, and you can optimize your campaign by identifying which ones you need to weed out to produce better performance from the terms you want people to click on. However, starting from scratch and knowing which negative keywords to choose can be daunting, and it can sidetrack the work you’re doing quite easily.