3 common mistakes made in do-it-yourself PPC
Trying to manage your business's paid search advertising on your own? Columnist Pauline Jakober outlines some common pitfalls to avoid.
People have the best of intentions when they take on PPC without the help of a professional. And why wouldn’t they have high hopes when Google makes it look so easy in its myriad of fanciful videos?
Now, I’m sure there are a lot of smart, self-taught business owners and in-house marketers who have found some success with PPC. But they also have their day jobs, and that’s where it gets tricky to stay on top of all the newest paid search features, trends and strategies that are essential for staying ahead, not to mention trying to monitor and optimize the account daily in between everything else.
Not surprisingly, many do-it-yourselfers end up seeking professional help at some point, and at my agency, we’ve inherited a few of those types of clients. From those, we typically see three common mistakes that DIYers make.
Let’s look at those now, and if you’re a DIYer, you can ensure you’re not succumbing to these common pitfalls.
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