“Testing” your advertising represents nothing less than the difference between success and failure with Google Ad Grants.
Although your ads are the most visible part of Google Ad Grants, the “Story” and keywords are more important.
Here is the winning combination: Continue reading ““Testing” Your Way To Success With Google Ad Grants”
PPC stands for Pay-Per-Click advertising (also known as Cost-Per-Click advertising), which is a paid method of directing visitors to a website. An advertiser pays a fee every time someone clicks a PPC ad. Continue reading “How is PPC and Adwords Related to Google Ad Grants?”
The #1 error that nonprofits make when using Google Ad Grants is coincidentally one of the most common errors. Continue reading “#1 Error Using Google Ad Grants (90sec)”
Marketing is the lifeblood of any nonprofit organization. But how can you increase the effectiveness of your nonprofit’s marketing performance?
Of course there are many marketing channels available. Even if a nonprofit’s “marketing” might be as simple as the benefits of naturally occurring word-of-mouth promotion (which relies on the propagation of a story through personal contacts), there are always ways performance can be improved. For example, word-of-mouth promotion could be improved by something as simple as establishing a memorable and concise message (tag line) that supporters could readily repeat to others. Although this can be quite effective, it is limited in range and speed. Continue reading “Nonprofit Marketing Performance: First Step”
Today we’re going to talk about successful use of Google Ad Grants with the right story.
Successful use of Google Ad Grants breaks down into two main areas:
- Mechanics (the nuts and bolts of Google Ad Grants)
- Creative Strategies (includes story development, the main topic of today’s message)
“Mechanics” can be learned. In fact, the mechanics of Google Ad Grants will need to be learned to take advantage of these ongoing grants, in the same way a person would need to learn to drive a car to use it for transportation.
Having said that, it’s the “creative strategies” that will generate results. This boils down to “What will be advertised?” This is a huge topic, and it all begins with your unique, nonprofit story. Continue reading “Google Ad Grants Story Triangle”
Learning and applying the Art and Science of Google Ad Grants for fundraising and telling your story is one of the most powerful online promotional opportunities available to your nonprofit.
Google Ad Grants is for nonprofits only. Google Ad Grants provides a $10K/mo advertising budget for use on their Google Adwords platform, which is an online service that places advertisements near the list of search results. Stated another way, Google Ad Grants is the nonprofit version of AdWords, which is Google’s online advertising service and Google’s primary source of revenue. Continue reading “The Art and Science of Google Ad Grants”
Keywords with Google Ad Grants represent a fundamental foundation of online nonprofit marketing.
Keywords are not only the very foundation of Google Ad Grants, Google Adwords and Pay Per Click advertising, they are a vital aspect of Internet marketing, in general.
Keywords represent the language that you and I are using to search for things online. In fact, the term “Keyword Phrases” would be even more appropriately descriptive, since we often search with more than one single word. Continue reading “Keywords with Google Ad Grants”
Google Ad Grants is a free and ongoing $10,000/month Google advertising budget available for most nonprofits.
It’s best use is for community building, which then becomes a source for volunteers and fundraising. Visit the Google Ad Grants Story Triangle for more information.
The following details describe which types of nonprofits are qualified and unqualified for Google Ad Grants. Continue reading “Which Nonprofits Are Qualified and Unqualified for Google Ad Grants?”
Google Adwords is a marketing service that provides the opportunity for advertisers to promote their products or services to people who are already searching online for them via Google’s Search Engine. This is accomplished by the placement of ads above and below the list of search results that are visible when people search with Google.
Advertisers pay when Internet searchers click on the ads. This is known as Pay-Per-Click advertising (PPC).
The Google AdWords platform allows advertisers to target specific geographical areas, including locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Continue reading “What is Google Adwords and How Does it Relate to Google Ad Grants?”