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Paid Search Metrics that Are Popular for No Reason
Posted By Katie Carlson On August 21, 2013 @ 10:00 am In Featured,SEM | No Comments
In our final post in our series on metrics, let’s take a look at metrics that are often tracked but actually provide little value to marketers in the big picture. Paid search can be overwhelming. There is a lot of data and it is moving fast! When setting up reporting to help you focus on where to optimize, feel free to leave this data by the wayside:
Evaluating the success of a paid search campaign requires marketers to carefully assess marketing metrics before jumping to conclusions. Looking at high level metrics in isolation rarely represents the state of an account accurately. Instead, marketers must take a deeper look at each metric and how they interact with each other to truly gain insight into which levers to pull, and which to leave alone. Data is powerful, if you know how to use it.
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