Episodes
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Link: New tools to create more engaging ads - https://blog.google/products/ads-commerce/create-engaging-ads/ Show Notes: In the coming weeks, Google Ads will make changes to ad extensions. In this episode, Jason and Chris are diving into what Google is now calling assets and...
Published 09/26/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Show Notes: At the end of each month clients often ask if there's anything they could be doing better with their Google Ads campaign or if there are any opportunities they're missing out on. In this episode, we're discussing five questions you should ask yourself about your Google...
Published 09/19/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Show Notes: Frequency capping is seldom talked about, but it can give you a surprising amount of control of your display and video campaigns when it comes to remarketing. In this episode, Chris and Jason dig into frequency capping for display and video campaigns, how unique reach...
Published 09/12/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Show Notes: In our last episode, we did an introduction to Performance Max in Google Ads. In this episode, we're diving in deeper sharing advanced tips to improve your Performance Max campaigns. We discuss how long you should wait before judging the campaign's success, defining your...
Published 09/05/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Link: About Performance Max campaigns - https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/10724817 Show Notes: We are excited about the results we've seen so far with Performance Max campaigns and the potential it has to tie Google Ads together across the Google Ads ecosystem, so in...
Published 08/29/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Show Notes: In this episode, we're digging through our inbox for another listener Q&A. This time we're covering when to make changes to a Google Ads account, how often to use experiments, getting rid of long, unwanted search terms, improving position metrics, changing the budget...
Published 08/22/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Links: About the Google tag - https://support.google.com/tagmanager/answer/11994839 Simplifying measurement with the Google tag - https://blog.google/products/ads-commerce/simplify-measurement-with-google-tag/  Show Notes: Chris recently came across a couple of articles about the...
Published 08/15/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Show Notes: Google Ads has changed a lot in 2022, so in this episode, we're taking a look at some surprises we've discovered regarding broad keywords, max conversion bidding, performance max, and remarketing. It's a good snapshot of how interesting and dynamic the Alphabet ecosystem...
Published 08/08/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Show Notes: New advertisers often ask how they can get to the top of Google Ads, but is that really what's best for their account? In this episode, Jason and Chris explain what it takes to get the top position in Google Ads and talk through common mistakes and pitfalls you'll likely...
Published 08/01/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Links: 5 ways to use Quality Score to improve your performance - https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/6167130 Show Notes: Quality score is very mysterious because so many factors surround it. However, Chris recently found a Google Help article that gave him some interesting...
Published 07/25/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Show Notes: There are a lot of distractions in Google Ads but in this episode, Chris and Jason discuss prioritizing what you should do first when managing a Google Ads campaign.  (8:20) The first rule of Google Ads management - Bids and Budget (24:04) The second rule of Google Ads...
Published 07/18/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Show Notes: We are both big fans of running experiments in Google Ads, so in this episode we’re taking a look at six interesting experiments you can try right now. (7:04) Why we like running experiments in Google Ads (12:37) Running an experiment in Google Ads to test bidding...
Published 07/11/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Show Notes: In this episode, we're going deep on a topic always up for debate - bidding strategies in Google Ads. While there not be one single "best" strategy, there may be a best for you. We're taking a look at five different strategies and diving into when you should use them and...
Published 07/04/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Show Notes: The good news is your broad keywords are working amazingly; the bad news is that you don't know what to do next. This is the toughest “things are working” situation in Google Ads to figure out, so that's what we're tackling in this episode.  (4:24) Sometimes broad...
Published 06/26/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Show Notes: We're back with our second-best Q&A yet answering questions about using the same keyword in two campaigns, running ads on Bing, using similar audiences, and remarketing lists.   (5:21) What happens if you have the same keyword in two Google Ads campaigns? (13:00)...
Published 06/20/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Show Notes: Whether you're a new advertiser or a seasoned Google Ads professional, we all add new campaigns to our accounts. In this episode, Chris walks through a one-week checklist for Google Ads campaigns that begin with three essential steps - check search terms, add negative...
Published 06/13/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Links: About Quality Score - https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/6167118 Clickthrough rate definition - https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/2615875 Show Notes: Clickthrough rate is extremely important, but because it's so fundamental, it's not something we often...
Published 06/06/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Show Notes: We've talked about getting more leads, but this week we're discussing how to get better leads. Conversions are one thing, conversions that turn into paying customers are another. In this episode, Chris and Jason chat about how to get more of the latter, even if it means...
Published 05/30/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Links: About click share - https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/6299696 Show Notes: Chris and Jason are diving deep into something they haven't utilized in Google Ads - the click share column. In this episode, we're revisiting click share to define what exactly it is, what...
Published 05/23/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Show Notes: So, you've got good campaigns that are getting good results, but you want more leads. In this episode, Jason and Chirs walk you through the different options to unlock the secrets of attracting new leads from Google Ads. (8:42) Intro to topic (10:34) Quantity vs....
Published 05/16/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Show Notes: A lot of small businesses know they need Google Ads, but they’re nervous to get started. In this episode, we're teaching you the right way to think about it simply and effectively. (4:49) Why should small businesses advertise on Google? You can start small, track things,...
Published 05/09/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Show Notes: We're back with our best Q&A yet answering questions about getting great results with deeper optimizations, spending Google Ads Grant account budgets, managing search term reports, and setting values on primary and secondary conversions. We also share our thoughts on...
Published 05/02/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Links: Prepare for the future with Google Analytics 4 - https://blog.google/products/marketingplatform/analytics/prepare-for-future-with-google-analytics-4/ About primary and secondary conversion actions - https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/11461796 Show Notes: There...
Published 04/25/22
Please support our sponsors because they make the show possible! Get Opteo for free for two months - https://opteo.com/psp Chris Schaeffer - https://www.chrisschaeffer.com/ Jason Rothman - https://rothmanppc.com/ Link: About call extensions - https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/2453991 Show Notes: We both agree that call extensions are a great tool for clients, but we haven't talked a lot about it on the show. So in this episode, we're doing a deep dive on the call extension...
Published 04/18/22