PPC is an online advertising model in which advertisers can display ads for their goods or services when users - people searching for things online - enter relevant queries into search engines. Advertisers are only charged when a user actually clicks on their ad, hence the name "pay-per-click."
How Does Pay-Per-Click Advertising Work?
In order for ads to appear alongside the results on a search engine (commonly referred to as a Search Engine Results Page, or SERP), advertisers cannot simply pay more to ensure that their ads appear more prominently than their competitor's ads. Instead, ads are subject what is known as the Ad Auction, an entirely automated process that Google and other major search engines use to determine the relevance and validity of advertisements that appear on their SERPs.
The Process involves:
- Assign an Advertising Specialist to your Account
- Identify Keyword Opportunities for Your Business
- Analyze Competition
- Ad Creation.
- Monitor Your Ads and Optimize
- Reporting and Communication