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How to Audit your AdWords Account Structure

Welcome to Week 3 of Audit Month! Structure and relevancy are the unsung heroes of Paid Search management. It’s not exciting or glamorous… until you 10x account performance and have the best month, quarter, and year ever… and then beat it the next year… just because you know how to structure an account. Resources: […]

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How to Audit Your AdWords Conversions

Welcome to Week 2 of Audit Month! This week, we’re rolling up our sleeves and taking a deep dive into the most important (and arguably most confusing) part of paid search marketing: Goals and Conversions. Having a process to audit your conversions will help you: Review your goals so you’re set up for success Make […]

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How to Audit Your Own AdWords Account

Welcome to Week 1 of Audit Month! It’s 2018 folks! Time to get your AdWords accounts in shape for the new year. Today, we’re covering the essentials of auditing your own AdWords account. Having a process to audit your account will help you:  Make better decisions Communicate and manage with confidence Improve strategy and performance […]

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The Most Important Paid Search Change of 2017

You’re listening to the Paid Search Magic Podcast – your weekly deep-dive into Search Engine Marketing, AdWords, client management, and so much more.   This is episode #23, and I’m your host Amy Hebdon. This week’s episode is an epic round-up of what 11 industry experts say are the biggest paid search changes that occurred […]

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How to use Auction Insights to Get Answers

You’re listening to the Paid Search Magic podcast, your weekly deep-dive into search engine marketing, AdWords, client management and so much more. This is episode number 21, and I’m your host, Amy Hebdon.   In this week’s podcast, we’re talking about Auction Insights. This is a free tool within the AdWords interface that plenty of […]

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Are you missing out on the YouTube Ads Gold Rush?

The time has never been better to run video ads.   You’re listening to the Paid Search Magic Podcast. Your weekly deep dive into Search Engine Marketing, AdWords, client management, and so much more. This is episode #20, and I am your host, Amy Hebdon. On today’s episode, we’re going to talk about how to […]

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The Future of Digital Advertising with Matt Maroon

You’re listening to the Paid Search Magic Podcast! Your weekly deep dive into Search Engine Marketing, AdWords, client management, and so much more. This is episode #18, and I am your host, Amy Hebdon. Today I’m very excited to be talking to marketing maven Matt Maroon (how’s that for alliteration?) about how he got started […]

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Blindsided by Black Friday

  In this week’s mini-episode, Amy & James are discussing how to adjust your ads and spend to during Black Friday. They’ll also get into some tips on taking advantage of the increased traffic, and changes you may need to make during the insanity. Even if your business isn’t brick and mortar, there are still […]

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From Paid Search to Paid Social with Melissa Farage

  In today’s episode, Amy is chatting with Melissa Farage. Melissa started her own marketing agency just one year ago, but hit the ground running with former clients hiring her immediately. She’s discussing her history in paid search, and how and why she’s made the addition of paid social to her list of specialties.   […]

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The Magic of Segmentation with Amy Hebdon

In today’s episode, Amy is talking to herself for a change! Segmentation is something she gets super excited about, so this episode won’t be lacking. She’s talking about what segmentation is, how to get really good at it, and how not to get lost in it.   Highlights & Takeaways: Segmentation is what allows you […]

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Aggressive AdWords Ads & The New World of Conquesting

Aggressive AdWords Ads & The New World of Conquesting

  In today’s Mini episode, Amy & James are talking about the current landscape of businesses using aggressive AdWords tactics, using competitor’s names, and finding creative solutions for targeting other brands. What does conquesting look like today, and how has it changed over the years? What belongs on your landing page when you’re trying to […]

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Emily Emmer Podcast

Variance Testing & Conversion Rate Optimization with Emily Emmer

Today, Amy is challenging Emily Emmer to break down some preconceived notions around conversion rate optimization. Emily is talking about achieving organizational goals, understanding and using your data, and much more.   Highlights & Takeaways: Conversion rate optimization often goes hand-in-hand with analytics The job of a conversion rate optimization strategist is simply to make […]

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Podcast Episodes 11

PPC, CRO & Mobile – with Bryant Garvin

Today, we’re talking with Bryant Garvin about all things CRO. With over a decade worth of experience, he’s got a ton of insight to share. Highlights & Takeaways True CRO is about optimizing the user experience and user interface throughout the entire process. Sending qualified traffic isn’t enough. If the users aren’t converting, it seems […]

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Research-Driven A/B Testing with Nick Disabato

  Today Amy is talking with Nick Disabato about research-driven A/B testing for PPC marketers. Nick runs a CRO agency that specializes in A/B testing for growing businesses, and he’s authored a book about interaction design. He’s got a unique approach and ability to solve expensive problems businesses are facing, and he’ll share his thought […]

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The Dark Magic of Conversion Copywriting with Joanna Wiebe

This episode is called the Dark Magic of Conversion Copywriting, but it’s a bit tongue-in-cheek. I’m talking with Joanna Wiebe, who is the original conversion copywriter. She’s also the founder of Copy Hackers and Airstory. and has optimized copy for Wistia, Buffer, Crazy Egg, Neil Patel, Shopify, Rainmaker and countless others. Take-Aways and Highlights Conversion copywriting […]

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Matt Umbro

Ad Copy Wizardry with Matt Umbro

Today we’re talking to Matt Umbro about how to write richer, specific, and more compelling text ads by using ad extensions, extended headlines, ad customizers, and dynamic ads. Matt is the founder and moderator of PPCChat, a weekly twitter conversation on paid search related topics. He’s a Senior Account Manager and Head of the Community […]

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The Future of Search with Will Critchlow

On this episode of the Paid Search Magic podcast, we’re talking to Will Critchlow about some really fascinating advancements in the field of machine learning, and how paid search marketers can benefit from understanding these changes. Will is CEO of Distilled – a company he founded in 2005 with Duncan Morris. Distilled provides online marketing services […]

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Create Magic PPC Content with Johnathan Dane

Today we’re talking with Johnathan Dane about creating magic PPC content. Johnathan has some great strategies for how he creates content that’s engaging and sharable, how he promotes that content to get in front of hist target audience, and how it helps grow his business.  Find out how you can do the same. Take-aways and […]

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Paid Search Magic Manifesto

Welcome to Paid Search Magic, this is Episode 1, where I introduce you to what this podcast is all about. Takeaways & Actionable Insights Paid search is a powerful tool to drive fast results in magical, creative ways. The intention of this podcast is for you to feel inspired, confident, and motivated. A negative, fear-based approach to teaching […]

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