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google adwords, effective or waste of money?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by lexis, Aug 25, 2015.

  1. lexis

    lexis Regular Member

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    hello,

    i recently received 2 google adword vouchers in the mail

    one for "get $100 free ad credit when you spend $25" and another for "get $150 free ad credit when you spend $150"

    i wanted to try google adwords out and i thought this would be a good chance

    should i even bother or is it a waste of money? any advice?
     
  2. kyescontent

    kyescontent Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I had no luck with it, but I was in the wrong industry in the wrong city at the time. Anyone else done well with Adwords?
     
  3. jing87

    jing87 BANNED BANNED

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    Google adwords is worth to try if you know what to advertise. I can suggest to try adwords.
     
  4. innosoft

    innosoft Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    its 100% effective if you know how to use it wisely!
     
  5. lexis

    lexis Regular Member

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    thanks for the replies, every where i look people say the same thing "adwords is good if you know how to use it" it looks pretty complex to me, i wish they would make it more simple

    i'm in the pc gaming niche
     
  6. danmrsn

    danmrsn Newbie

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    you should know google has a very thorough training program about this. search for google partners. I can tell you from personal experience that you'll just waste those money if you don't target the audience so that they'll convert.
     
  7. Asterixpro

    Asterixpro Junior Member

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    Google Adwords still brings most of Google's revenue. We're talking about Billions a month. It is single-handedly one of the greatest advertising platforms on the planet.

    Depending on your niche I wholeheartedly recommend it. Would also say that your should learn more about it before committing. Here is Google's online classroom

    I would also recommend you check out their youtube channel.
     
  8. IAmFromTheInternet

    IAmFromTheInternet Junior Member

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    Google for the Lynda essential course on adwords if you really want to spent the time to learn it, its pretty awesome. Available via torrent.
     
  9. arjona

    arjona Newbie

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    It totally works when you get there. You can use Semrush to find keywords that have used before for advertising and start with the cheapest/lowest competition ones to get some skills and go for bigger when you've already reached some point.
     
  10. SEO FOX

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    Google adwords is fully effective mate definitely go with this.
     
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    boleklolek Senior Member

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    what a non-sense answers, everything come's down to people that goes to your site, say youre selling lol currency, wow gold, bots anything. People search for things that they will never buy or they never would and you are just going to waste your monet, if you really want to earn on adwords you have to have something really good or unique that only you own and prepare to spend a lot of money if you want to earn on adwords
     
  12. Kavinesh

    Kavinesh Regular Member

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    G Adwords always values more, Do keyword research properly and display ad only in targeting locations, Am sure it will help you
     
  13. ranksonic

    ranksonic Junior Member Premium Member

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    I know people who earns with G AdWords and know some who can't. Try to learn so much as you can and I think everything is gonna be ok.
     
  14. HoneyHelper

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    it's definitely effect if targeted wisely !
     
  15. xjapan

    xjapan Power Member

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    i would say its for temporarily solution, dont rely on it
     
  16. metafser

    metafser Regular Member

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    Google adwords is so SEXY, if you can handle it properly. Just try to understand about your targeted audience, negative audience & bidding optimization. :)
     
  17. Y M C M B

    Y M C M B Power Member

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    not for noobs like me, but people are banking huge with it so i'd say it works
     
  18. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    If you understand how PPC advertising and landing pages work, then Google Adwords can be very effective. However, if you do what most business owners do when they receive those vouchers in the mail (that is, bid on any and every keyword, use just any landing page without split testing, and not adjust your bids accordingly), then those vouchers will be gone faster than you can blink.