PPC

  • Shopping Trends

    A Pandemic Update on Trending Search Terms

    Last year changed a lot in retail – with limited capacities at stores due to COVID-19, retailers started pushing for more online driven marketing and focused on store pickups. Google introduced the Curbside Pickup tag (see image below) earlier in the year, with Microsoft following shortly after. Retailers began to train their customers to shop […]

  • 13 Paid Search Ad Techniques To Try For Relatively Unknown Products

    A new client recently started with us and brought with them a sort of unique situation when it comes to Paid Search.  I had heard about examples of this situation before but had never directly worked with it. The unique part of working with this client is people don’t search for what they offer. Huh, […]

  • 5 Tips for Better Digital Marketing Writing

    WUT YOU SAY? 5 Tips Guaranteed To Better-ize Your Digital Writing

    Every day, one of my best friends and I started our conversations with “how are you?” Of course, the next person gives the obligatory “good, but tired/busy/stressed. How about you?” AND IT’S DRAINING. I love talking to this friend, but this opening takes all of the interest out of our conversations. And then I remembered […]

  • How To Hook & Hold Attention With YouTube Video Advertising

    Some people are calling the last few years “The Goldfish Era.”  Why?  Because studies are showing the human attention span has become about as long as those of a goldfish.  Actually, the data is showing that they’re shorter! According to Microsoft research, which has been quoted numerous times, human attention span dropped from 12 seconds […]

  • YouTube Video Sequence Ads

    Why Your Business Needs to be Testing YouTube Video Ad Sequences

    Where can you Learn How To Kickflip In 5 Minutes, take a seat in a Harvard MBA classroom, or even make a Disney Princess Cake all in the same place? YouTube! And, guess what? In 2021 the amount of opportunity to reach audiences when they are watching or searching for videos on YouTube is essentially […]

  • prepare for iOS14 update

    How To Prepare Your Facebook Campaigns For Apple’s iOS14 Update

    Note: With more and more information being released, this topic is changing quickly. We wrote this blog post & recorded the podcast at the end of January and will do our best to keep it updated as Apple and Facebook release more information. Facebook vs Apple. It’s a new chapter in an ever-growing data showdown…so […]

  • A Festivus For The Rest Of Us (PPC Professionals)

    The content you are about to read is satire, and as with every good piece of satire, is grounded in real life experiences. It is not meant to offend – we love our platform partners and hold web developers and designers in the highest of regards (Lord knows I certainly am not capable of doing […]

  • consider programmatic

    Why You Should Consider Programmatic Advertising In A Digital Strategy

    The word programmatic has been thrown around more than normal over the past seven months, especially if you are in the marketing world. When you run a search for “what is programmatic advertising,” you’re hit with dozens upon dozens of search results that may or may not give you an exact clear answer. The simplest […]

  • Persuasively prepare ppc audience

    How To Persuasively Prepare PPC Audiences For Offers Prior To Asking

    There’s a saying in marketing and sales that goes something like this… Some people will buy from you no matter what you do.  Some people won’t buy from you no matter what you do.  It’s what you do with the rest that determines how successful you’ll be. Since this is the case, it’s our job […]

  • Is Ignoring Lead Quality Causing Your Digital Marketing To Suffer?

    As the holiday season is in full swing, I imagine all the Halloween candy, Thanksgiving mashed potatoes and stuffing, and Christmas cookies; followed by a New Years resolution to be healthier. As many people do when trying to lose weight, we often use other goals to help us get there. We count calories, track physical […]

  • higher-education webinar with Google

    Granular + Google EDU Webinar Recording

    From the start, Granular has been a trusted digital marketing partner for colleges and universities around the country and tapped to help drive enrollment, improve efficiency, and bring new students in a measurable and scalable way.  We’ve worked with for-profit and non-profit institutions ranging from small regional colleges to large universities. We have also worked […]