Modern PPC advertising was pioneered in 1998 by Overture who was later bought by Yahoo. It really hit it’s stride in 2000 when Google introduced the AdWords platform. I’ve been managing PPC campaigns for myself and my clients since 2003. So while I haven’t been involved since the very beginning, I consider myself an early […]
Google Chrome–a Strategic Platform or just another Browser?
Google’s new Chrome Browser came out a few weeks ago to quite a bit of attention. It’s big news 1) because it’s from Google and 2) it brings back memories of the “browser wars”, and seems like it could potentially signal the next big battleground in the intense rivalry between Google and Microsoft. I’ve downloaded […]
Which Online Advertising Platforms Should You Include in Your Marketing Mix?
I often write about online marketing, as many of my regular readers know. A frequent topic of mine is Pay-Per-Click (PPC) advertising, also known as Cost-Per-Click (CPC). Occasionally, people will refer to this marketing vehicle as Search Engine Advertising. What you’re hearing this called more and more is “Google Adwords”. HAS GOOGLE ADWORDS “BECOME” ONLINE […]
Pay Per Click (PPC) Online Advertising
It’s known by several names: PPC or Pay Per Click advertising, CPC or Cost Per Click advertising, or sometimes by the best known PPC advertising engine, Google Adwords. Pay Per Click advertising is no longer new; as a result, much of the “easy” money has already been made. But I’m struck by how many companies […]