Yearly Archives: 2014

ELROI, My Favorite PPC Metric

When practiced intelligently, Internet advertising is driven by numbers. Get the right metrics, make sure they’re accurate, and manage your PPC accounts patiently and wisely, and you can scale some significant heights, in terms of traffic, revenue, and profitability. Every company in every market is… Continue reading

Five Things You Need Before You Start PPC

Let’s be realistic. Google will be happy to take your money. So will Bing, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, iAd — whether you get anything in return that makes good business sense for you or not. Of course, it’s much better for Google and the rest if… Continue reading

What Is PPC?

The short answer is, PPC is for Pay-per-Click. It’s part of search engine marketing, and you’ve already guessed there’s an acronym for that, too: SEM. But you don’t know much more than you did when you started reading this paragraph, do you? Allow me to… Continue reading

Welcome to Sensible Digital Marketing

Welcome to Sensible Digital Marketing, a new blog about pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, or in other words search engine marketing (SEM). (The two terms are not precisely synonyms, but we’ll get to that in a later post.) After working as a programmer and database developer for… Continue reading