What’s the Big Difference Between Google Shopping & Google AdWords Search?

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In this video, Kirk discusses the primary difference between Google Shopping Ads and Google AdWords Search Ads. If you want to skip the video, just read the transcript provided below. Also, note that Bing Ads and Bing Shopping is the same way! Video Transcript Hey, Kirk here. So, I had …

SMB PPC: Targeting Your Search Accounts Well When Budget Is Thin – Part 4

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Are you a limited budget, SMB PPC account? Then you are part of the rebel alliance, and a traitor. Here’s the thing, your competition is most likely a lot bigger than you. Heck, if you’re in any sort of ecommerce at all anymore, you’re probably bidding up against Amazon. You …

SMB PPC: 4 Tips for Managing Budgets Well – Part 3

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I live in the USA. That means that, on average, I would be in $17K of credit card debt, not to mention the average of $30K in auto loans. Let’s admit it, we Americans can be pretty crappy at budgets. One of my favorite SNL skits ever is the “Don’t …

SMB PPC: A Good Account Setup Is Essential – Part 2

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In the world of PPC, limited budget accounts are like McDonalds hamburgers. Nobody ever publicly admits to interacting with them, but millions of dollars are consumed in both instances. As I noted in my first post, SMB PPC: A Definition of Terms, I will be writing a series on SMB …

SMB PPC: A Definition of Terms – Part 1

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It’s been almost 3 months since the last time someone blogged on the ZATO blog. That’s a tribute to how our ecommerce holiday season went… It was crazy and busy, but the most profitable we have ever had at ZATO! My objective this year is to blog more and speak …

Confluence Conference Shopping Ads Slides & Links

2017 Confluence Conference   My 2017 Slides: Confluence Conference – New to Google Shopping? From Setup to Strategy from Kirk Williams Further Research Articles included in slides: The Art and Science Webcast on Bing Shopping New Google pilot tests Shopping ads on the Display Network 2 Feed Providers to investigate: …

ZATO SMB PPC Interview on PPC Rockstars with David Szetela

Howdy! It’s been awhile since we blogged on the ZATO blog, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been up to our necklines in other stuff. One of those things has been an interview with the awesome and renowned David Szetela (who co-wrote the book: AdWords An Hour a Day) on …

Letter to a Prospect: Why Hard PPC Traffic Estimates Are Misleading

The following is an interaction I once had with a prospect. Because it is a conversation I have often, I decided it was time to get it into a blogpost as an educational tool for a broader audience. To give a little context, this letter came after multiple conversations that continued …