31st Jan 2017

4 Simple Pay Per Click Predictions For 2017

The world of online advertising is constantly changing and evolving, with new updates, features and a number of new platforms appearing, pay per click advertising is continuing to play a key part in how brands are promoting themselves and their products.

From small businesses to huge brands, in 2016 Pay Per Click has undergone huge growth and helped many businesses generate more leads, more traffic and ultimately helped drive sales. With a number of changes left to come, let’s take a look at how PPC is likely to change in 2017 and what this can mean for your business.  

More Shopping Campaigns 

Google is constantly adding features to it’s shopping campaign and is likely to do so well into 2017 and beyond, allowing marketers to add information such as prices, ratings, availability and other key details that customers may need to know. With these updates constantly being rolled out it seems likely that they will continue into the next year, giving you the perfect opportunity to fully optimise your Google shopping campaigns and increase your sales.  

Importance of Remarketing 

Remarketing is essentially when you build an ad that follows your audience around the internet, wherever they might be. Letting you show ads to people who have visited your site before and works as a way to encourage those who have left your website without buying anything to return, letting you reconnect with them through the web, through apps or even as they use Google.  

Increase In Video Ads 

Video is currently one of the biggest content platforms available and can often be much cheaper to run than text ads, offering a unique opportunity to promote businesses, as well as increase the chances of growing a personal connection with your customers. With Youtube continuing to grow in popularity, it makes sense that video ads will become more prominent in the next few years.  

Personal Ad Targeting 

Personalisation is likely to be huge throughout 2017 in a number of ways, from ecommerce stores to online ads, which is why you need to start thinking of how you can build your ads in a more targeted way. From data such as age, location, interests, education or even income, you can gain new insights about your audience and build your ads in a way that directly targets the best audience for your business. 

If you’re looking to make the most of pay per click, it’s important you start to consider not only what’s going on right now, but also what’s likely to happen in the future. 2017 is going to be a huge year for pay per click advertising allowing businesses across the world look to  better their business, helping effectively increase sales and leads and beating the competition. 

Article By
Sarah Seymour,
Published: 31st January, 2017
Categories: Marketing

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