Are Google Ads Worth the Money?

While some may be hesitant to spend money on search engine marketing, Google Ads have proven to be a worthy investment for businesses of all sizes. In this blog post, we will explore the reasons why Google Ads are worth the money.

Google Ads, formerly known as Google AdWords, is an online advertising platform developed by Google. Originally launched in 2000, It has become one of the most popular advertising platforms used by businesses worldwide, with over 3.5 billion Google searches made everyday.

First and foremost, Google Ads offer a high return on investment (ROI) for businesses. Google Ads operate on a pay-per-click (PPC) basis, which means that businesses only pay for the clicks they receive on their ads. This means that businesses are not paying for ad space that is not generating any traffic. Furthermore, Google Ads allow businesses to set a daily budget, so they have full control over how much they spend on advertising. This allows businesses to make cost-effective advertising decisions and maximize their ROI.

Another reason why Google Ads are worth the money is the level of targeting that is available. Google Ads allows businesses to target specific demographics, locations, and keywords, which means that businesses can ensure that their ads are reaching the right audience. For example, a small business that sells baby clothes can target their ads to parents with young children in their local area. This level of targeting ensures that businesses are not wasting money on advertising to people who are not interested in their products or services.

Additionally, Google Ads are highly measurable, which means that businesses can track the success of their campaigns. Google Ad campaigns can provide detailed analytics on how many clicks, impressions, and conversions each ad receives. This means that businesses can easily identify which ads are generating the most traffic and adjust their campaigns accordingly. By tracking the success of their campaigns, businesses can continually improve their advertising strategies and maximize their ROI.

Google Ads also offer a level of flexibility that is not available with traditional advertising methods. Google Ads allow digital marketing agencies and businesses to create and adjust their ads in real-time, which means that businesses can easily adapt to changes in the market. For example, if a business is running a sale or offering a promotion, they can quickly adjust their ads to reflect this. This level of flexibility allows businesses to stay ahead of the competition and capitalize on opportunities as they arise.

Finally, Google Ads offer businesses a level of brand exposure that is not available with traditional advertising methods. Google is the most popular search engine in the world, with over 92% of internet users using it to search for information. This means that businesses that use Google Ads are reaching a vast audience and increasing their brand awareness. Additionally, Google Ad campaigns can be displayed on various platforms, including search results pages, YouTube, and partner websites, which means that businesses can reach their target audience on a variety of channels.

In conclusion, Google Ads are worth the money for businesses of all sizes. Google Ads offer a high ROI, a level of targeting that is not available with traditional advertising methods, detailed analytics, flexibility, and brand exposure. By investing in a Google Ad campaign, businesses can maximize their advertising budget and reach a vast audience, which can result in increased sales and brand awareness.

If you’d like to learn more about Google Ads and what type of results you can expect for your business, contact DigitalHipster today.

About Matt Ross

Matt Ross is the President and Founder of DigitalHipster Inc. est. 2009.  Matt and his Wife Wendy have two adult sons. He's a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Alumni, a member of The Society of Martin Scholars at The University of Akron, and an active member in a few book clubs. When he's not deep in code and cranking music, or trying to keep up with the latest Google Algorithm, Matt is gardening, mountain biking, off-roading in his Jeep, writing for fun or being a guinea pig for his wife's yoga instruction. He lives and works in Highland Square Akron, Ohio. For the 15 years prior to launching DigitalHipster Inc.  Matt worked as a Senior Advertising Account Executive and Integrated Sales Director for major television stations and newspapers in the Akron, Cleveland, Phoenix and Las Vegas markets. He has successfully planned, sold and executed millions of dollars in innovative multi-platform advertising campaigns consisting of television commercials, web video, content integration, multi-carrier mobile WAP sites, print ads, and radio. Matt says, "During my years working in broadcast and print media, I learned how to gather real-time advertising response rates and develop cost-effect creative that works for my clients.  By working for over a decade on the sales side with millions of dollars of advertising revenue, I learned how to spot bargains for my clients and see what worked and what didn't. We're not just a team of graphic designers, or artists that take chances with your ad budget. We have real advertising experience across all the major advertising channels."