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Top companies that help you with adwords?

Discussion in 'Adwords' started by GhostToPhantom, Nov 30, 2014.

  1. GhostToPhantom

    GhostToPhantom Junior Member

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    I have products I sell online on ebay and I would like to start my own website. But what is the top companies online that help you set up a proper adwords for keywords and how to make my ad to drive traffic + sales?

    SEO takes way to long. Social networking takes forever also. I would just rather buy traffic from adwords. I just don't want to spend a lot of money burning it up.

    Thank you in advance, G
     
  2. lord1027

    lord1027 Elite Member

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    You want to hire someone to run your campaigns?
     
  3. GhostToPhantom

    GhostToPhantom Junior Member

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    Either run but mostly help me set it up as in keywords etc. I've read so many stories. And I'm looking for a top company that does this and there are so many online most are phake.

    And the ones google is partner with is a joke because I read reviews online and that partner company was horrible. And to be partners with google 1 person in the whole company is certified only not everyone. And the other people who just got hired no nothing but just scam you out of your money.

    I'm just looking on how to place the keywords. Like what keywords to use. That's all.
     
  4. CyberAlien

    CyberAlien Regular Member

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    To be completely honest with you, that's one of the bigger mistakes people make when hiring people for Adwords campaigns. A lot of those campaigns can't just be setup for forgotten about if you want to get the most out of your money. You really hire the company to keep tweaking your campaigns on a daily basis. The problem with that is, they take such a large percentage of money, it's almost not worth it.

    I do agree that SEO takes time, but if you're not interested in waiting then go the social media route. Sure, social media will take a bit more time the PPC, but it can be significantly faster than SEO.
     
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  5. thebannedone

    thebannedone BANNED BANNED

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    I agree with CyberAlien on this one. Adwords is quite normal to use. Not a rocket science or something. If you don't have time for managing the campaigns like big enterprises, then you can hire someone to do your work !
     
  6. timmy79

    timmy79 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Check out Perry Marshall - complete guide to Google Adwords
     
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    extreme90 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I have sent you a pm, please have a look.
     
  8. ja1myn

    ja1myn Senior Member

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    I can PM you a person who I use for PPC. I've been through a lot of different providers and she is by far the best. Let me know if you'd like her contact info.
     
  9. sbul87

    sbul87 Newbie

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    Hi,

    Do you have product and want to start your own website?
    Then i think you need traffic to sell items. Can you add me on skype at sbulplanet. I can help you run drive the traffic to your website through adwords.

    For your product, you need traffic, and i can able to help you drive traffic.
     
  10. aricherguy

    aricherguy Newbie

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    I'm looking for one too...

    Any one know about rocketclicks? What do you think?
     
  11. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator in Training Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It's best if you hire a person or company who has at least taken the time to become Google Adwords certified. Simply hiring someone to set up the ads is not enough since your competitors are always making alterations to their bids and ad copies to remain competitive, so you're also going to want your PPC specialist to do A/B split testing on ads (2 different versions of your ads competing against each other, choosing the best one, and then doing another A/B split test with the winner).

    You can either hire someone from Black Hat World who you believe is competent with PPC or you can use the Google Partners Search (this search will not include people who are only Adwords certified such as myself).
     
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  12. neu009

    neu009 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    In contrary don't just got by certifications. AdWords certification is pretty easy to acquire and means nothing more than being able to use AdWords, not whether they know how to make it work for you (vs. for Google). Also Google does provide free setup help, which of course ask yourself if you want the company that makes money of bad setups to help you. In case you do no offline conversions you can use simple bid managements platforms.
    In regards to a top company, what is your monthly budget? The best do not work with any small fish and have certain flat minimums + % of spend often. Good luck
     
  13. tinataylor

    tinataylor Newbie

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    Adding to what neu009 said above - AdWords certification is nice but does not correlate to functional Adwords experience or knowledge. The test is free, easy to pass, and has many sections dedicated to knowing how to pay Google correctly (typical Google). As someone who currently works at an ad tech company, I can tell you that I've taken the test but I apply very little of what I was tested on to my day to day strategic recommendations/optimizations.

    PPC requires dedication and expertise from someone who has run real accounts. You can go ahead and blow a few bucks on outsourcing to get rudimentary service, but PPC experts who have experience with real brands (aka media spend in the millions) will elevate your account to a level better than any outsourced service can provide.
     
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    LucidMarketing Regular Member

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    There are many companies, big and small, including yours truly, that help businesses set up Adwords and other PPC.

    Just because they are Adwords certified, doesn't mean they know what they are doing. It's easy to get certified or have someone take the test for you and it's only to see if you know the online interface and know the policies. It barely addresses if you know proper keywords to use or create good compelling ads. Certification should not be your only hiring decision-maker.

    I agree with CyberAlien. Don't hire to just set up keywords. There's lots more to it than that. A good company or consultant will give you much more value in long run by actively managing your account. They may even help with SEO and a few with improving your pages for increased conversions.
     
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  16. Bragah

    Bragah Regular Member

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    I couldn`t have described it better. A piece of paper doesn`t provide you with the results but the people you are working with and that are devoted to the same cause as yours.
     
  17. netmoney1

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    If you are just looking to get a campaign set up Google will do it for you. Many people don't know this but they will do it all for you. Now, I wouldn't go with their bid strategy or cpc suggestions because let's be honest - they want you to spend, spend, spend.

    ...BUT the team that they have to build out ads, adgroups and keywords - they are good. I've personally looked at a few that they set up for business owners and they were very good.

    It's free - give it a shot - because you sound like you are having a hard time finding a PPC agency you trust.

    You also have to have realistic expectations. Anyone that comes to us wanting PPC management with a new campaign and site is told that they need to be prepared to spend thousands. Thousands to test with and thousands to develop landing pages. Any client that thinks they are going to see a huge ROI right after building it out is a nightmare. The biggest problem is when a small business owner thinks a $500 ppc budget is going to magically make the sales come in. But I blame ppc companies also for taking them on just to get their few hundred dollar management fee. You have to spend $$$ testing. Do it right and then you will see great results.
     
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  18. LucidMarketing

    LucidMarketing Regular Member

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    netmoney1 said:
    >> Many people don't know this but they will do it all for you.

    That's true but they do a quick and dirty job. My guess is they hire lots of people, give them one-day training and let them out in the wild. I call it a PPC sweatshop. I've taken over a few client campaigns who had theirs setup by Google employees and none were very good. My latest was more than doubling click rates and halving CPC just on the first day. Things have improved even more since.

    I'm not saying Google does this maliciously to make more money. It's just the nature of it. Not all account managers can be all good and they do need to have quick turnaround, it is free to you but not Google. And you should not just leave it and think all is well. Advertising should evolve and be improved.
     
  19. netmoney1

    netmoney1 Executive VIP

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    Simply an option. They have some good and some bad...just like PPC companies. A lot of clowns that can't do shit and some that can turn a campaign into gold.

    He seemed not to trust anyone he came into contact with...so it is an option to at least get started.
     
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    Do you know if Google will help setup a campaign for nonprofits that receive the ad grant for free? I think I read somewhere that you are on your own, but I can't recall for sure.