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Multi Arm Bandits And PPC Machine Learning

By Hunter Nelson | March 7, 2022

In today’s post, we’re going to be talking about a common PPC machine learning algorithm of which some variant is leveraged in part by many pay per click platforms called a multi arm bandit. We’ll talk about how they compare to simple A/B tests and why understanding the types of algorithms these platforms use is…

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Best Practices For Responsive Search Ads

By Hunter Nelson | March 1, 2022

If you’ve been running paid search campaigns on Google Ads lately you’ve almost certainly noticed that responsive search ads are now the standard. Google is leaning heavily into automation and machine learning and fighting the current is not only less effective, but it’s also now not even possible in some cases. Expanded text ads have…

How To Set A Budget For Paid Search

By Hunter Nelson | February 28, 2022

In this post, we’re going to break down how to set a budget for paid search to run lead generation campaigns for your B2B tech org. Let’s assume for the purposes of this post that you are seeking to set a budget that will effectively establish a pay-per-click lead generation pipeline and target approximately 10…

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How Do I Advertise My MSP? A Short Guide

By Hunter Nelson | October 27, 2021

Marketing is one thing but advertising is another. You may have your logo and branding in order, a polished website, pamphlets, brochures, t-shirts, stickers, and other swag, but at a certain point, that stuff doesn’t move the needle anymore. If you want to start expanding the reach of your MSP and finding new clients you’ve…

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The Ultimate Guide To Paid Search On Google Ads For Managed Service Providers

By Hunter Nelson | October 10, 2021

Generating leads for your MSP can be a challenge. You spend so much time managing employees, making sure customer support tickets are answered, procuring hardware, and defending against cyber threats, there’s hardly time to worry about networking and doing things like posting on social media. However, you’d like to grow faster, and due to some…

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The 5 Second Test For PPC Landing Pages

By Hunter Nelson | August 11, 2021

I’ve been having a lot of conversations recently about optimizing websites for lead generation and explaining a concept called the 5 second test. The 5 second test is a design usability test that aims to help usability testers evaluate and prove the effectiveness of user experiences designs. The idea is that you show someone a…

LinkedIn Ads Rolls Out New JavaScript Event Based Conversion Tracking

By Hunter Nelson | July 13, 2021

I was poking around in a couple of LinkedIn Ad accounts today, while working on some campaigns and got a notification that there was a change to conversion tracking behaviors. I popped on over to the conversion tracking and noticed that there was a new option to enable event based conversion tracking via a JavaScript…

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The PRESTO Landing Page Copywriting Framework

By Hunter Nelson | May 10, 2021

Creating a landing page that converts can be a challenge. There’s a lot that goes into it, but one of the most important aspects of that is the copywriting. It would be a significant challenge to create a landing page that converts that uses 0 copy and only design, but it would be much more…

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How Much Can I Spend On Google Ads?

By Hunter Nelson | January 17, 2021

One of the first questions I get when talking about google ads is how much is a click? It’s a fair question, but asking it is the wrong way to think about advertising via Google Ads. This is an expense focused question and the whole purpose of engaging a Google Ads management agency or getting…

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10 Reasons Why Your MSP Needs Google Ads

By Tortoise and Hare Software Content Team | January 17, 2021

As a managed service provider, you offer a great service to your clients that helps them run their business more effectively, securely, and frees up their time. The problem is, if they can’t find you then they can’t hire you. Businesses might not even know exactly what they are looking for, much less how to…