Columnist Benjamin Vigneron details sophisticated analyses you can use to optimize your search bidding strategy.
About Benjamin Vigneron
Benjamin Vigneron is a seasoned digital marketing strategist with experience in Europe and the US and was listed as one of the best eCommerce PPC Experts by PPC Hero in September 2014. He currently works as a Senior Business Analyst in the Digital Marketing team at Adobe, where he provides advertisers and account management teams with data-driven and actionable insights on strategies to optimize their search, programmatic, and social initiatives.
Benjamin Vigneron's latest articles
Contributor Benjamin Vigneron explains how you might use estimated cross-device conversion data to adjust your mobile ad spend for the holidays.Benjamin Vigneron | Oct 8, 2014 at 10:22 am ET
While the industry is gradually getting savvier in general, lots of online marketers still base their budget and bid decisions on short-term returns using basic if/then statements across their paid search, social, and display ads programs. In a nutshell: if the short-term return on ad spend (ROAS) is low for a given social, display or […]Benjamin Vigneron | Aug 13, 2014 at 10:30 am ET
If you’re an online marketer that wants to improve conversions on your direct-response channel(s), this column will help you to create a multi-touch and multi-action predictive model for your conversion funnel that allows you to make better budget allocation and bid optimization-related decisions. Start by focusing on two issues. First, not only should the end conversion numbers be tied back […]Benjamin Vigneron | May 16, 2014 at 9:04 am ET
Over the past year, I have come across more and more fancy-looking graphs and charts in the online marketing space. This is most likely because strategists, analysts and executives are getting more savvy in general, but also because there are more and more easy-to-use analytics packages out on the market. Although this is great, this […]Benjamin Vigneron | Mar 21, 2014 at 1:08 pm ET
I was recently taking a fresh look at some old statistics school books of mine, and I realized how useful many of those basic statistical concepts can be when applied to online marketing analytics. In this post, I’ll share a couple of ways you can delve into your data in a simple way by using […]Benjamin Vigneron | Feb 21, 2014 at 9:00 am ET
Though 2014 has just started and most budgets have been allocated to individual acquisition channels, it is not too late to analyze how to best utilize those budgets over time. In order to do so, one should not confuse short-term goals with long-term goals, since the long-term ROAS will eventually tend to be greater than […]Benjamin Vigneron | Jan 24, 2014 at 9:00 am ET
While search marketers can easily track the number of conversions they’re getting through AdWords, it usually takes more time and effort to delve into the customer lifetime value (CLV) numbers, i.e., a prediction of the net profit attributed to the entire future relationship with a customer. In this post, I’ll touch on a basic way […]Benjamin Vigneron | Nov 29, 2013 at 9:00 am ET
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the corner, it is high time search marketers got their paid search program ready to scale up efficiently. Here are three tips you might want to consider in order to get the most from the holidays in paid search. 1. Analyze Top Holiday Search Queries & Build Seasonal […]Benjamin Vigneron | Nov 1, 2013 at 8:55 am ET
A couple of months after the paid search world had to transition to AdWords Enhanced Campaigns in the name of simplified and more relevant cross-device ad management, we are finally getting some initial food for thought with regard to cross-device performance. I was calling it the “next frontier for online marketers” in a previous post, […]Benjamin Vigneron | Oct 7, 2013 at 8:47 am ET