What is Google AdWords?

AdWords is Google’s advertising tool which allows users to create ads that target potential customers when they search for those products or services on Google. The advertiser can control how much to spend on each click, daily budget, and where ads appear. Charges only apply when the ad is clicked.

The Benefits of AdWords

Relevance: AdWords allows advertisers to target ads based on their interest. Users will see relevant ads based on their search query.

Return on Investment (ROI): AdWords is a highly effective and measurable form of advertising. Your ROI is the ratio of the cost of advertising (the cost-per-click) relative to the profit generated from conversions.

Reach: With AdWords, advertisers are able to serve a broad range of customers in a specific period of time as they are actively searching for products and services.

AdWords Components

Here is an example of an AdWords advertisement when “ecommerce website design” is searched. Everything located within the red boxes are paid search.

Headline: The headline is also a link to the website being advertised. For the first ad, the headline in blue is “E-Commerce Website Design │”

Lines of text: Ad copy used to promote the product or service being offered. “Our Website Designs Drive Profit Grow Your Business. Request A Quote.”

Display URL: Green line in the ad that shows the URL of the website being promoted. “”

Destination URL: The landing page is the exact page of the website where users will be sent after clicking on the ad. The destination URL is not visible and should be relevant to the product or service being offered.

Ad Position Rank Factors

Cost-per-click (CPC) is what you pay when your ad is clicked. CPC bid helps determine how often an ad can appear and its ranking on the page.

Quality Score measure the relevancy of an ad. This is used for the ad, keyword, and landing page. The score helps determine an ad’s ranking.

Creating an AdWords Campaign

Using AdWords is an effective way to reach your target audience and grow your business. Advertisers have complete budget control so they can spend as much or as little as they like.

AdWords possess an easy, flexible management system that allows users to start and stop their ads whenever they want.
Measureable results allowing users to adjust budget and ads to improve conversions and performance.

Adwords Resources

The 20 Most Expensive Keywords in Google AdWords
How To Use Google AdWords
Ad Writing Tips for a New Account

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