Google AdWords For Dummies 3rd Edition
Welcome to the companion website for Google AdWords For Dummies, 3rd Edition!
You’ll find videos and micro-training on various tools and components of AdWords here – everything that we promise in the book, and then some.
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Companion Table of Contents
Part I: Becoming a Google Advertiser
Chapter 1: Profiting from the Pay-Per-Click Revolution
Nothing to see here – keep moving…
Read this amazing – ah, who are we kidding? We got nothing.
Chapter 2: Setting Up Your AdWords Account
How to sign up for a Google AdWords account – a thrilling ride involving a form, some data input, and – eventually – a payment method. Don’t miss it!
Chapter 3: Touring Your AdWords Dashboard
Part II: Preparing Your AdWords Campaigns
Chapter 4: Sizing Up Your Online Market
Organizing ad groups (keyword buckets) – you’ve heard all about ad groups, now experience them first-hand in this 3-D I-Max – OK, in this 640 by 480 Youtube format. Happy now?
Chapter 5: Reading the Mind of Your Market
Discussion Forums – our undercover investigative reporter plunges into the byzantine and serpentine and labyrinthine world of online forums.
Chapter 6: Tracking Conversions
How to add AdWords conversion code to your website – easier than using a Sham-Wow, after you watch this video!
Call Tracking Recommendations – to help you find that perfect call tracking vendor.
Part III: Launching Your First Campaign
Chapter 7: Setting Up a Basic Campaign
Zilch going on here.
Chapter 8: Writing Magnetic Ads
Download Checkmate matrix & analysis examples
Introduction to creating an Avatar
Dynamic Keyword Insertion – instructions & examples
How to create display ads using Display Ad Builder
Chapter 9: Landing Page Rules and Strategies
Pleasing the Google Spider with Relevant Landing Pages
How to Create Audio Testimonials
Tutorial on using Google Website Optimizer
Part IV: Managing Your AdWords Campaigns
Chapter 10: Saving Time with AdWords Editor
Tutorial on Using Adwords Editor
Creating Account Backups using AdWords Editor
Chapter 11: Using Keywords
Modified Broad Match Discussion
Negative Embedded Match Examples
Using AdWords Editor to Prioritize your Keywords
Chapter 12: Implementing Customized Strategies
Using the Search Term Report to manage your keywords
How to create a Mobile friendly landing page
Chapter 13: Analyzing the Numbers for Maximum Performance
Updates to the Demographic Segmenting feature
Managing Display Network placements with the automatic placement technique
Part V: Expanding and Leveraging Your Results
Chapter 14: Improving Effectiveness with Split Testing
How to Set Up AdWords Experiments
Chapter 15: Website Optimizer
Installing code on your web pages for Website Optimizer
Advanced testing methods using multivariate testing
Chapter 16: Cloning Your Campaigns For Better Results
Campaign Cloning – Instructions & Examples