PPC

How to set up click-to-call in Google Ads

Here's everything you need to know about click-to-call ads, how to set up click-to-call in Google Ads, and how to know if these ads are right for your business.

GCLID vs UTM: Understanding every click

Gclid vs UTM: Learn the differences between Google's click identifier and Urchin Tracking Modules and when you should use one or the other, or both.

Call campaign tactics: Call-only ads vs call extensions

Which do you use? Learn the differences between call-only ads and call extensions along with steps for setting up your call-only ad campaigns for success.

Retargeting for call-only campaigns: Here’s how it’s done

In this step-by-step guide, we review some best practices for retargeting your call-only ads, and how they can make your campaigns even more effective.

How to write successful call-only ads that earn more prospects

By following these easy steps, you can craft compelling and effective call-only ads and campaigns that earn more leads, more customers, and more revenue.

Titan PPC helps clients dig deeper into their data with call tracking

In this PPC case study, we explore how the agency Titan PPC uses call tracking to prove the ROI of their marketing efforts for clients.

Google Ads switches to account-level call reporting: Is it right for your business?

A recent update to Google Call Reporting could make it more difficult to accurately measure conversions. Here's how advanced call tracking can fill the gap.

How much should you spend on PPC? PPC budget calculator & tips for setting a budget

PPC budgeting can be a difficult task for any marketer. We've broken down how to make the best possible use of your valuable PPC dollars. (Calculator included.)

Google Analytics & Google Ads

Watch On-Demand: Are you ready to take CallRail to the next level? Make sure you’re getting the most out of our integrations with Google Ads and Analytics.

With Microsoft, Google Ads, and call tracking, ‘PPC sharpshooters’ SalesX deliver superior results

With a combo of Microsoft, Google Ads, and call tracking, SalesX brings PPC marketing expertise to deliver superior results for their clients.

How to drive more call conversions from Facebook ads

With so many calls now driven by social media, marketers should start optimizing their social ads for Facebook call conversions -- here's how to do it.

How much should you pay a PPC agency? A look at the going rates for PPC management

Here are the most common PPC agency pricing models and what kind of rates you can expect to see associated with each. Are your PPC agency prices right?

PPC reporting: The key metrics you need in every report

Crafting the perfect PPC report is an essential skill for marketers. Here are some tips for producing concise, meaningful reports that make an impact.

What is Google Ads call tracking, and how does it improve my PPC campaigns?

Google Ads call tracking is conversion tracking that shows which search keywords are driving the most calls, both from ads and from your website.

Advertising with CallRail’s Microsoft Ads integration

With CallRail’s Microsoft Ads integration, marketers can view offline conversion data alongside Bing Ads click data for a comprehensive view of paid campaigns.

How to cut your Cost Per Lead with Google Ads

By fine-tuning how you use Google Ads, you can reduce CPL and earn better, more qualified leads. Peter Gillon from Logical Position explains how.

5 simple ways agencies can convince their clients to increase ad spend

Convincing your clients to increase their ad spend is a tough conversation to have if you work at an SEM agency. Here are some ways to make it easier.

CAC and CPL 101: Why these metrics matter to agency clients

CAC and CPL are two critical metrics in agency marketing. We break down the difference, and show you how to put these analytics to work for your clients.

Optimizing Google Ads for call tracking insights

By using CallRail's call tracking for Google Ads integration, you'll never second-guess your next move. Here's how to put it to work for your next campaign.

Keyword bidding strategies: When to raise your cost per click bids

CPC bidding can be a tough game, but don't worry: We're here to help. We review some best practices so you can get the most out of every single placement.

Improve your paid ads and score more leads with CallRail

PPC call tracking is a powerful tool marketers can use to get an edge on the competition. Here's how you can put call tracking to work for your paid SEM.

From Ad to Landing Page: How to create a PPC campaign

The experts at CallRail walk you through every step required to get a PPC campaign off the ground, from posting your first ad to launching a landing page.

Improve local targeting efforts and drive more revenue

Watch On-Demand: Join SEM Manager, Zack Bedingfield, to learn how to localize your campaigns to target specific audiences.

These two CallRail features help PPC pros to eliminate guesswork

Your PPC tool provides a ton of data to help you hone in your campaigns. But what about adding the data you're receiving from inbound phone calls?

What is a call extension?

A call extension is an ad extension in Google Ads that will show your phone number alongside your ad. Are you taking advantage of click-to-call?

Measure PPC performance better with CallRail’s Kenshoo integration

Marketers rely heavily on accurate conversion data to optimize their campaigns but can miss out on one crucial PPC conversion method: phone calls. With our Kenshoo integration, CallRail users can efficiently manage campaign data all in one place and see a more complete view of the customer journey.

How CallRail can improve your Google Ads lead tracking

How do you track call-based leads from Ads? Here's how our Google Ads integration can help you better understand the performance and value of your ad.