Of the two major digital marketing opportunities on the web, which one is the “best bet”? Many people struggle with this question and I believe the answer is, unfortunately, “it depends”.
Both avenues have their strong points and weaknesses and I’ll do my best here to explain both.
Pay-per-click advertising (PPC) can be a very effective way to get your website in front of your target audience. There is no argument here. No other medium that I can think of empowers you to zero in on your target audience. Billboards, radio, mail, newspaper all take the machine gun approach for the most part. They spray around your message and hope that something hits your target. Pay-per-click not only gets your ad immediately in front of a person who specifically searched for what you’re selling but more importantly, you only pay when that person takes action and visits your site.
SEO or Search Engine Optimization is a great way to market your website. One of the major reasons that we recommend SEO is because it’s a great investment. If you put time and money into SEO it’s like investing in a house. If you get rankings in the search engines, you tend to keep those rankings over time. Unfortunately, many people still do not take SEO seriously and that gives those of us who do a big leg up.
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Visit Sanctuary if you need help with your PPC management and maximizing your advertising ROI.
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About Chris Auman
Chris Auman is a veteran digital marketer with over 25 years of experience in the trenches. As Sanctuary’s founder and Managing Partner, Chris has successfully guided online marketing efforts for companies large and small. Through his extensive and wide-ranging experience with design, development and marketing, Chris is able to come to the table and solve problems from all angles, continually delivering profitable results for our clients. Learn more about Chris Auman and connect with him here.
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