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Adwords... to dam expensive, willing to pay for expert.

Discussion in 'Adwords' started by Dresden14, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. Dresden14

    Dresden14 BANNED BANNED

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    I dont do PPC often, but thought hell - I'd try it.. I ran an Adwords PPC campaign (my niche is debt; credit card debt, debt consolidation / debt settlement markets). After a day, I ran up $100.00 and received 41 clicks and 2 leads. So I was kinda pissy...

    I'd be down to hire anyone of you experts given you can assist in reducing my costs and increase my lead quality. I'm excellent at web design, so I know its not my designs. I think 2 leads for $100 (Cost per lead $50/per) is just insane. I'd like to get this down to about 10-15 per lead max (seeing that I can buy them exclusive for like 20/per.

    Any experts wanna assist in setting me up, I'll pay ya. Pm me your terms (will be done after completion, but will disclose my full contact/company details) -- I'm not going no where.. Look forward to the pms..
     
  2. marusia

    marusia Senior Member

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    Good luck. I'm sure you'll get a lot of people offering to help. My adwords for my niche are extremely competitive too, and that's with a low buyer rate. :-/
     
  3. satyr85

    satyr85 Power Member

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    Make seo for your website or play with vouchers;)
     
  4. meatro

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    Get your quality score as high as possible. 7+ is the lowest you should be.. To increase this, optimize your landing page for the keyword you're bidding on. Just like SEO (I use this tool a lot for organic SEO, I figure it's a nice numerical scale from Google about my page's relevance.)

    Also, when you're starting out, don't focus on being the top spot. That can turn out to be more expensive than you'd planned for.. The people at the top could have a nice sized returning customer base, organic SEO or some other means that helps them to not rely solely on AdWords. I like to go after the sidebar, it's cheaper and it's AdWords.. clicks are clicks. (Of course the lower you are, the more price shoppers you tend to get.)

    Work on your conversion rate. Get something like PicNet.com.au, it's mouse tracking software so you can see visually how each and every user of your site navigates, what they click, what they don't click, what they read, what they ignore.. Tons of good info from tracking mouse movement.

    Also, "I'm excellent at this, so it's definitely not it." is the wrong mindset. Everything can be improved.. The design is irrelevant, 10 year old websites that are 100% text are still online and still converting. It's about the information, placement, price, reputation and so much more than the design.

    GL. F* AdWords.
     
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    acotut Elite Member

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    Mate,try to avoid advertising on the search network.That's where the big boys are,and that's why you're paying A LOT for the clicks.Your best bet would be to run only on display networks.You can get clicks at a rate of 0.5 cents or lower...targeted of course ;)

    I've been doing Adwords management in the past,but i'm too busy right now to help you.If you do have some money to spend,don't hesitate to PM me ;)
     
  6. yubrew

    yubrew Junior Member

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    Adwords is not a poor man's game. I have had the privilege of peeking at some of my friends adwords accounts, and it's a pretty nutty game they play. The longer the campaign goes for, the lower the CPC. Some of my friends in the affiliate game bid on the same keywords. Position #2 for a brand new campaign cost $3CPC. Position #1 for the same kw started about $3CPC and because of campaign age, dropped down to $.75CPC.

    If you don't have at least $1,000 you can throw into the wind, don't even bother. Focus on other stuff until you have built up your capital a bit more.
     
  7. Godspeed

    Godspeed Regular Member

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    You can't get in to debt niche on AdWords with $100. Maybe 6-7 years ago. You are little late. It's better to do some research and try with less competitive niche.
     
  8. LucidMarketing

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    I've PMed you. Call me.
     
  9. theindiaphile

    theindiaphile Senior Member

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    Johnwarren12 is your man. I contacted him myself to run some campaigns after reading some extremely inciteful posts on the subject by him. He is a real Adwords specialist and will work some magic for you...
     
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    Thanks for the kind words mate.

    @OP,I dont have any magic wand to make things profitable but still I am up for the project if you haven't hired someone already :)
     
  11. decibelgr

    decibelgr Newbie

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    I am Google Adwords Qualified Individual! If you are interested send me a PM.