Advertising on Google: The High Performance Cookbook

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  • Tracking and reporting tips that will maximize your returns
  • Take your Adwords account to the next level using the overlooked advanced features
  • Research your market and competition to analyse budgets, calls-to-action and offers
  • Measure the success of your ad campaigns
  • Write compelling ads, choosing relevant keywords, and choose where to focus your money
  • Learn using examples advantageous key ad strategies and little known industry tools
  • Implement advanced strategies and tools to help you save time
  • Recommendations include actual account snapshots and detailed instructions on how to implement each strategy
  • Guidelines for budgets and effective bids and Strategies for running display ads

Google Adwords is one of the most effective ways to advertise today with unprecedented reach and potential to show your ads to millions of Internet users instantly. It helps in bringing highly relevant ads to customers who are searching for you in real-time, resulting in highly accountable and cost-effective campaigns that even the smallest advertisers can take advantage of.

Advertising on Google: The High Performance Cookbook is a step-by-step guide with practical tips and everyday examples that will arm you with the tools necessary to run effective Adwords campaigns.

"Advertising on Google: The High Performance Cookbook" is a collection of hands-on recipes for creating and optimizing Adwords campaigns The book begins with the research you’ll need to conduct before starting with Adwords, including figuring out how competitive your market is and finding out what your competitors are doing. It takes you through the account set-up process from the beginning to the end, including how to fine-tune your campaigns based on the rich reporting available.

You will also learn how to bid effectively so that you are not overspending and instead focus your budget on what is working for you. You will also see how to track ad results and act on the data to maximize ROI. This book highlights the most successful keyword building and ad copy writing techniques with real-life examples that will make your ads stand out. Advanced ad formats and campaign types are introduced with recommendations based on a decade of experience.

The book concludes with advanced strategies and features that the most successful advertisers are taking advantage of and account management tools to help you save time.

  • Set up your Adwords account and track results beyond the click
  • Create relevant keywords and write compelling ads
  • Learn about reporting, analysis, managing Adwords, and troubleshooting performance
  • Optimize performance for maximum ROI and implement strategies for Remarketing to past visitors
  • Step-by-step format with bite-sized, easy-to-digest, and implementable suggestions
Page Count 372
Course Length 11 hours 9 minutes
ISBN 9781849685849
Date Of Publication 24 Jun 2013


Kristina Cutura

Kristina Cutura is a pioneer of Google AdWords and currently the owner and founder of a search marketing consulting firm. Starting as a Google employee in 2002, she was one of the founding members of the company's AdWords optimization team, where she developed and tested optimization strategies that are still widely used in the industry. Kristina also created and delivered all optimization-related trainings for internal Google employees, external clients, and agencies that manage AdWords accounts. During her tenure, she trained hundreds of Google employees and dozens of AdWords resellers, and developed online training resources. In addition to running training programs, she managed and optimized Google's highest revenue clients._x000D_ _x000D_ After leaving Google in 2009, Kristina started her own consulting company,, where she is using the skills she acquired at Google to advise a variety of clients on search engine marketing efforts. Kristina has worked with national and global businesses in a variety of industries and sectors, ranging from multi-million dollar corporations to small, family-owned businesses. In her free time, Kristina enjoys taking walks with her dog Lola and exploring the culinary offerings of San Francisco, where she lives. Kristina holds a BA from UCLA, and shares Google AdWords tips and strategies on her blog,