Using PPC advertising for your email marketing subscription page

Funnel Besides email marketing, pay-per-click advertising is one of the most cost-effective forms of advertising out there. Remember the findings of the latest SEMPO survey.

PPC advertising is most commonly used as a standalone marketing method which is a shame in a customer-centric and multi-channel marketing reality.

On top of that, PPC advertising is still too often seen as SEA (Search Engine Advertising). But some social media PPC platforms that are more content-based (such as social bookmarking) show a much better cost per lead (certainly if you are focusing on ‘expensive’ keywords and not engaging in long-tail SEA).

Today, many marketers are looking at PPC advertisements as a method for generating leads and email marketing list opt-ins.

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Viral marketing tips: get your campaigns off the ground with some psychology

Viral marketing is very different from many forms of online marketing. While pay-per-click advertising and email marketing rely on razor-sharp calculations and per-customer acquisition costs, viral marketing is much more dependent on psychological triggers and natural marketing methods.
Perhaps that is why it is rarely the most scientific marketers that make the most successful viral marketing campaigns. It is difficult to calculate the spread factor for viral marketing news, just as it is incredibly difficult for Hollywood to predict which movies will hit big and which won’t.

The internet has opened up the age of the unpredictable hit, and with some psychological effects it’s possible to give your viral marketing campaign a much greater chance of being that hit. 

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