Monthly Archives: June 2015

How to Make Learning Fun for Children

I have been thinking long and hard about how to best perform my job as a father to two boys and a little girl. I obviously want them to turn out to be happy and productive members of society and I wonder about the best course of action to achieve that goal. It seems like children learn best when they are having a lot of fun and you find a way to excite them about the processes. Of course you can choose any toys for kids and they are going to enjoy playing with nearly any of them. I am trying to think about what is the best way to get them active and also to stimulate the desire to learn. My boys are 5 years old and 8 years old. The girl is even younger and turns four in a couple of weeks. Continue reading

Pay Per Click Marketing & Management

Pay Per Click Marketing & ManagementA very innovative yet advantageous form of marketing your website is to use Pay per Click Search engines. However, it is important that you know how to properly manage your PPC regimen. PPC managing programs let website owners to get popular ranking of their website in the search engine listings especially when competition is so high that it is difficult to even get a decent ranking. However, if you don’t utilize proper management techniques and campaigns, you would end up getting a costly deal.

The benefit of using PPC search engines is that you don’t pay them to advertise your website. Rather, bidding is done on keywords and phrases that are applicable to your website content. Whatever amount you bid, that would be the amount you would pay every time a user clicks on the ad and is directed to your webpage. Since you are paying flat fees for every PPC, it is important that you know how to manage it. Many PPC programs let you state your daily or monthly budgets.

Once your budget has been crossed, your ads are no longer displayed in the search results and so, you are not charged any more. However, some service providing companies use different strategies and leave the ads on till they get the amount of work they need. Then they hold these PPC advertisements so that the work is completed and they want to take more work. Therefore, when managing PPC, one of these strategies should be used to make sure that you don’t go beyond your budget.

Also, it is important that you know the value of a visitor on your website. This would let you budget yourself accordingly so that you don’t exceed spending on the advertisements. Otherwise, this can also lead to a budget deficit. To know the value of your customer, it is important that you know the conversion rate by dividing the average visitors you get every month to the average sales you do every month.

The percentage you get tells you the conversion rate. Now, subtract the average expenses from the average gross revenue and divide it by the average sales to get the net profit from every sale. Then, divide this net profit by the conversion rate. The number you get is the value of every visitor. Now, whenever you bid on the customers, try not to exceed this value.

It is important that regular management of PPC campaign is done. This includes report reviews to analyze how particular keywords effectively drive more traffic to a website, review visitor’s values time to time and test newer keywords for generating more traffic.

It is easy to grasp PPC management once website owners know how it works. This process can be time consuming, but it’s not too complicated. However, if you do not want to spend time doing it, you can outsource it to PPC managers and service agencies which can manage your campaign efficiently and successfully as many of these agencies have the expertise along with the experience of managing PPC for different clients.