How to lower your cost per click in Google AdWords

Are you struggling to understand how to advertise in Adwords without spending a fortune? Maybe you have great creative ads, but they are just not performing well. In this video we'll show you...

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Speaker 1: Today, we're going to talk about how to lower your cost per click and AdWords. My name is Eric Sui, and I'm going to show you how to grow your business.
So the first thing you need to do as we look at my screen over here is that you need to figure out how to write a better headline. A lot of people, I've gotten feedback from let's say friends or past clients, feedback we get sometimes is that "Well, there's other direct-response marketers that are very focused on generating the conversion," which means they are writing ads that don't really generate a kind of emotion or a feeling. You have to focus on a story, right, or some kind of headline that draws people into. David Olgilvy who was a really good marketer, once said that, "Every time you spent a $1.80, a dollar is spent on the headline." The headline is one of the most important things you can do. So you got to know how you can write a great headline.
So the first thing I'll recommend is go to copyblogger. You can even google this, just type in how to write magnetic headlines, and they're going to show you how you can write magnetic headlines. As you look at my screen over here, there's a bunch of things that they talk about, right? So, that's the first thing.
The second thing is when you're writing ads for Google AdWords, when you're specifically bidding on keywords, you need to think about the different match types. So you have broad match type, you have exact match type, and you have modified broad. There's a bunch of other ones, right?
So what does broad match mean? Broad match basically means that let's say I type in the keyword Chicago Cubs, for example, right? That's the baseball team. Well, broad match is also going to also show things like cubs and Chicago, which his actually bears in Chicago, which probably not a likely thing, but it's going to look for a lot of different variations. Broad match means you're giving Google a lot more leeway.
When you go for exact match, let's say you're looking for Chicago Pizza. Well, it might show you pizza shops in Chicago, for example. So it will show you very close variations, and you'll be able to go from there. So, that's the second thing that you need to do.
The third thing that you need to take a look at is single, keyword ad groups. So a lot of times when people create ads in ad words, they're trying to create a lot of different ad groups that have 15 to 20 keywords in them. And I think there is certainly room for that. But if you're starting out, you want to focus in your ad groups a lot more. So what do I mean by that? That means each ad group that you have has only one keyword in it. When you have one key word in an ad group, you're able to tailor your ad, which we talked about your headline a little earlier. You're ad can tailor a lot more towards that specific keyword, right?
So as we look over here on my screen, you can see that if we're bidding on women's dresses, for example, there's a lot of different variations, right? Black dresses, size six dresses, things like that. So it can get really broad, right? And you don't want to do that, you want to focus it in more.
Let's say you're bidding it on red dresses, for example. You have one keyword in that ad group. You just want to focus that in. So if you take a look here, I mean I'm not going to be able to do this justice in a short video, but you're going to want to check out this blog post on conversion XL. Just google conversionxl scad, and you're going to be able to see what a single, keyword ad group looks like. And then from there, it's going to give you a lot more control, right, because you're able to have maybe one keyword in there, and you're focusing in on your ad just on the red dresses, for example, instead of just women's dresses, which is a lot more broad. You don't know what someone's looking for if it's women's dresses. Again, size six, could be black dress, could be a wedding dress. What are they looking for exactly? So you want to tailor that in more.
Fourth thing is you're landing page is really important. So looking at a site like Land-books. So that's You can see a lot of different landing-page inspiration, right. So if you look at land-book, you can see that okay. These are a lot of different landing pages. You can also subscribe. There's a gallery. There's a favorite section as well. And from there, you can try to figure out what's a relevant landing page for you? What should your landing page look like?
One final thing that I'll add on top of this is making sure that when you're driving people to landing page, that your headline is relevant to the landing page too. That way it's going to help you with your quality score. And then also at the same time, you're making sure that you're constantly AB testing. So that's how you lower your cost per click. You're constantly optimizing across the board.
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