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Why Bother Getting AdWords Certified + How To Do It

There are many resources available that will help you not only pass the Google AdWords Certification exam but more importantly, excel at AdWords.

B2B vs B2C Marketing: The Differences Every Search Marketer Should Know

If you’ve spent any time reading up on digital marketing trends you’ve probably run into the terms B2B and B2C before. The general difference between B2B and B2C is clear enough in the acronyms themselves: Business to Business & Business to Customer. But the nuances between the two are a bit more complex than that. And […]

B2B Demand Gen Best Practices: 4 Lessons We Learned From Niching

Demand generation is one of search marketing’s leading pain points for a reason. Ideally, search marketing is meant to build brand awareness and drive interest and sales for your unique product/service. But there is a huge difference between a functional search marketing campaign and a cost-effective one. A cost-effective search marketing campaign requires a balance of many different factors. […]

A Detailed Guide to Building a B2B PPC Report

Let’s be honest, building reports probably isn’t your favorite part of the job (especially when the numbers aren’t great). But they are essential to monitoring the progress of your KPIs, and comparing data on a monthly and yearly basis. With so many different metrics and data points to analyze, it can be difficult to figure out exactly […]

Andrew Chocoin
May 18, 2017

The Complete B2B Marketing Guide

B2B marketing is no easy task. There’s a constant battle between: do I target my exact buyer with account-based marketing or do I go after the larger audience in the hope that my end buyer finds me? The reality is that generating demand for your B2B service or product has become a juggling act of […]

Landing Page Analysis: Breaking Down CTAs for the Top 100 SaaS Sites

If you’re managing any form of paid digital campaign, you have probably spent a great deal of time optimizing your landing pages. Of that time, a large chunk is hopefully dedicated to psycho-analyzing your Call-to-Action. This is the conversion that you want your user to perform. It should be clear, concise, well-placed, and should align with where […]

Ranking the Keyword Value of 180 Series C Software Companies

Overview As an agency that specializes in B2B marketing, we’ve seen our fair share of keyword strategies. More importantly – we’ve seen our fair share of mismanaged keyword strategies. A strong organic strategy is not always defined by how many keywords you can rank for. At Directive Consulting, we’ve noticed that it’s often times more […]

Setting Up Your B2B Pay Per Click Services the Easy Way

The distinction between paid and organic search can be a daunting one. The idea of paid for advertisements makes everything seem a little more high stakes to the DIY digital marketer sitting at home on his couch making business decisions. But don’t worry. Managing your B2B Pay Per Click Services doesn’t have to be an over-strenuous […]

Sean Thomas Martinin
November 2, 2016

The Right Recipe: Blending Paid and Organic Search Campaigns

Internet marketing can be a tricky business. It takes an incredible amount of data and customization of your content and pages to truly optimize any online marketing campaign. SEM (search engine marketing) requires a fine balance of the right ingredients to solidify the “right recipe” your specific campaign needs to succeed on the SERPs. So […]

PPC or SEO? Choosing Based on Budget & Maximizing Your ROI

Marketers working with a limited budget often face a tough question when considering pursuing PPC or SEO. They ask themselves: “Which one is right for me? And how do I make that call?” If you’re in the same boat–don’t worry. You’re not alone. The answer to this question isn’t a quick or simple one, but […]

Kaleigh Moorein
August 4, 2016

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