Category: SEM


  Hi everyone, I’m Laura Rowe. I’m a Director of Digital Advertising for Wheelhouse Digital Marketing Group. I’m here to talk about some projects that you can work on even if your current advertising campaigns are paused. I know several clients that we work with, unfortunately, had to pause their advertising for the time being,  … Read more

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Non-profits all around the world are being impacted by COVID-19. While many of these organizations likely leverage both a grant account and a standard paid account, the current circumstances may have caused some non-profit organizations to put their paid advertising efforts on hold. If you’re in this situation, you can use this as an opportunity  … Read more

What is ROAS and How Do You Calculate It? Setting a ROAS target for your search marketing programs is very important to ensure you’re maximizing the effectiveness of your paid search budget. It helps you evaluate which campaigns and keywords are profitable, and which are not.   To start, let’s make sure we’re aligned on  … Read more

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If you’re in need of some quick wins to boost search performance without increasing spend, look no further! We’ve compiled a list of things you can do right now to improve your performance with minimal investment.     1. Insert Keywords into Ad Copy to Improve Ad Relevance   Optimizing for ad relevance is a  … Read more

Bids are an essential part of ad rank, which determines what position your ad shows in an auction. Over the years, Google has developed an array of automated bidding strategies that utilize predictive behavior modeling to help you achieve your advertising goals. Here’s a breakdown of each Google Ads bidding strategy. Maximize Clicks When to  … Read more

How to Reframe Brand Messaging in Ad Copy During a Pandemic As we face another recession, search and shopping behaviors are going to see major shifts in what products are being consumed and how advertising will impact buying decisions. Here we’ll discuss ways to reframe your products and messaging through ad copy during an unprecedented  … Read more

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Decreasing SEM Spend & Maintaining ROI During COVID-19 These are not normal times. Many businesses have had to cut staff or have even been forced to shut their doors. As we approach another recession, it is important to cut costs anywhere you can. Luckily, there are things you can do right now to decrease your  … Read more

Long gone are the days spent playing Snake on mobile devices to keep entertained: now you have a built-in assistant to provide you any information you desire. In fact, 41% of people who own a voice-activated speaker say it feels like talking to a friend or another assistant. And come to think of it, I  … Read more

Case Study: Improving Conversion Value for an eCommerce Client with Smart Shopping We tested Google’s Smart Shopping campaign on an ecommerce client – a B2C horticultural and tools supply company. Over the course of 3.5 months, conversion value increased 38% while conversions increased by 26% all while achieving the campaign’s target ROAS.   What is  … Read more

What is Countdown? Of several ad customizers available from Google Ads and Microsoft Ads, the countdown feature is ideal for featured sales with a definitive end date that can create urgency for users to convert – now, right now!  Countdown ads let you change your ad in real-time to count down to a specific event. Though you can countdown as far out as you’d like, we  … Read more