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Is PPC even really worth it anymore? (Serious)

Discussion in 'Adwords' started by giothebeast, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. giothebeast

    giothebeast Newbie

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    Is PPC even worth it anymore? so many people talking about making tons of money in other niches and that the "ppc market isn't the same anymore" or something like that.

    I'm interested in what's the best niche to generate the quickest income. For the record I have intermediate to advanced understanding of google Adwords and PPC but am reconsidering if it's even worth the time investment compared to let's say learning SEO.
     
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    sunny_clicks Regular Member

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    Adwords still rules
     
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    Adwords is really great in terms of conversions. That is why most people use adwords. But you have to think whether they convert or not. If your offer has good competition, then go for adwords.
     
  4. Tilko

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    ppol cen't gat in profet enimore... PPC and SEO is deaded. #RIP i cri evritime
    But being serious, if you think PPC is dead, you're stupid.
     
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    artificialtraffic Registered Member

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    I've heard there's no money in porn ....... and there's no money in PPC and that Google declared bankruptcy. OP, are you serious?
     
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    This thread made me chuckle.
     
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    Adwords is great if you take the time to really dig into it. There are SO many options to getting laser targetted traffic with adwords, it's insane. You also have to maintain the account daily, theres no set and forget unless you like wasting money. It's almost a full time job maintaining an adwords account.
     
  8. giothebeast

    giothebeast Newbie

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    yeah I mean. I'm just repeating what I might read or hear from other people. Like I said I'm fairly new into all of this probably compared to you guys and since I haven't had awesome results I wouldn't know. I also hear Adwords is done unless you have deep pockets. Bing would be better apparently
     
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    asap1 BANNED BANNED

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    If you have money and can spend a good amount of testing im 100% sure you will turn a profit sooner or later
     
  10. Redeema

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    Adwords and PPC altogether is definitely not dead. That's like asking "Is adverting dead?"
    It's not going to die any time soon. You could always make money with PPC. There are many ad networks out there. Some might be more profitable than others.

    For example I've been using adfling to promote my hostwinds referal links on adult sites. It sounds stupid but believe it or not I got conversions.
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    You can see I have my ads on some tube sites and many adult sites.

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    I imagine if I targeted the traffic better or promoted more adult products I could make a lot more $$.

    There is definitely money in PPC. I don't know about adwords. I have never tried it. Google is to expensive for me. But i'm willing to bet there is money there. There is a reason why Google is so big and so expensive. Because their traffic is good & it works.
     
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    johnwoo Power Member

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    When it comes to PPC and laster target keywords and conversion, adwords is love. FB sucks
     
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    Adwords is great, but only if you have enough time and money to maintain your Adwords account. It's take time to explore all the Adwords options, but it's worth it
     
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    Adwords is good. But I have a little confusion.
     
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    PPC is still rocking. if you are not getting conversions then you should pay attention on your tactics. you would be doing some mistake.
     
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    Adwords, and Bing are the still king for the major verticals. e.g Nutra, skincare and bizopp.

    Try to use the proxy of European regions and search for the health related keywords, you will find out what big players are doing.

    Regarding the conversion rate, adwords have 3x more conversion rate as compared to FB. Also, accounts long last for months on adwords than FB.
     
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    PPC is still great to deal with, you can gigantic profit with it if you know how to utilize this!
     
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    The reason why you've read about it on here is that BHW is way more focused/catered to SEO than PPC. I've run campaigns from a couple of dollars to day to million+ dollar accounts (agency) and PPC works every time. You just need to know howto set it up properly and adhere to best practices. The majority of the time investment should be in the initial structure as it dictates so much of your performance, as well as continued optimization (most people don't know how to bid well). It fails for so many people because of their lack of knowledge.
     
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    Its very difficult to rank for every keywords in the seo and for the new website it is even more difficult, PPC is one of the best way to get targeted traffic, As per your thread you seems to be newbie in Digital Marketing and want to have a career in it then it is advisable to gain depth knowledge of PPC and SEO to get success, Believer me both will work for you to get better job.