Book Release & Giveaway: Ponderings of a PPC Professional

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Not All Who Ponder Are Lost – Book & Mug Giveaway Do you follow @ppckirk on Twitter? Are you a ZATO client? Or maybe you’re just a person that’s into Digital Marketing and PPC? Then you may have heard, the owner of ZATO is releasing his very own PPC book later this month. October 31st to be exact. This is a unique PPC book, in that it does not primarily consist of Pay-Per-Click tactics or technical aspects of account creation and management (better known to ZATO as “the what”), but rather the framework of philosophy (the “why”). Kirk takes his years of experience managing PPC accounts and navigating the complexities of building his agency to share insights and learnings. Whether the reader is just beginning in the world of PPC, or is a tried and true expert hoping to find new insights into common problems, Ponderings of a PPC Professional …

Does Google Shopping Query Filtering Still Work in 2020?

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Nearly 6 years ago, I watched a video of Martin Roettgerding (who would later become my friend) giving a presentation on a brilliant strategy he had devised to better control Google Shopping campaigns. I tested this in our ZATO accounts, developed my own process for building it out and managing it, and then recorded my walk-through on Search Engine Land in a massive 4000+ word post: A Step-By-Step Guide To Query-Level Bidding In Google Shopping. I wanted to re-release this content for you on the ZATO blog (giving proper credit to the original post, of course), with learnings from the past 5-6 years since we began using this Shopping campaign strategy.   TL;DR: A *lot* has changed in the world of Google Shopping, but we continue to find value in filtering queries (some call it “query sculpting) into the correct campaign for better bidding and budget control in your account …

More Free Stuff: The ZATO Microsoft Ads In-Market Audience List

We released our ZATO Google Ads Audience Targeting List FREE to the internet a little over a month ago and one of the questions we kept seeing in various social channels were “can you guys do this with Microsoft Ads?” Well… with the help of our awesome Microsoft Ads friends (thank you SO much John Lee and Christi Olson), we did! And just like the Google Ads Audience Targeting List, we want to share it with the PPC Community! Woo! BONUS: We included a targeting list for LinkedIn as well! Since LinkedIn is owned by Microsoft, you can target audiences via Company, Industry, and Job Function in Microsoft Ads… and now here is a FULL list of Industry and Job Function Audiences. To our knowledge, this is the only list on the interwebz of it’s kind, we’re biased, but we think that’s pretty cool!   The ZATO Microsoft Ads Audience …