Posted by Michael Kahn, VP Account Management and Marketing
In optimizing paid search campaigns, Performics recommends robust testing of all the elements that impact conversion. This includes bid position by type of term on the front end and landing page user experience on the back end. Right in the center of the conversion funnel is ad copy. We work with our clients on ongoing testing surrounding this variable. It is where the query meets the brand.
In terms of best practices, here are our guidelines:
- Identify ad groups that are underperforming versus the averages across your search campaign
- Focus on mid-to-higher volume level ad groups to make sure you can gather enough data to draw conclusions from testing
- Review the existing copy in these ad groups for its relevancy as related to the keyword and landing page user experience
Copy testing should be viewed as an ongoing opportunity for improvement versus a one-time tactic.