Essential Guide To Pay-Per-Click Advertising

Written by Michael Low

Which Engines Should You Use?

Following's (now known as Overture) phenomenal success with pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, more than 160 PPC startups have sprung up.

Out of these 160 PPC engines, only a few may actually haverepparttar search volume to generate a respectable number of clicks for your site.

Most PPC startups require between $10 to $25 of setup fee which can be applied to clickthroughs. They offer low minimum bids of $0.01. But with limited search volumes, they may bring you only a few clicks each day!

My recommendation is to go for established PPC engines with high search volumes that can generate higher clickthroughs. The big boys are Overture (previously known as Goto) at, Sprinks at, FindWhat at

Overture isrepparttar 128374 best because they serve over 2 billion search queries monthly through their partnership with major search engines such as America Online, Lycos, Altavista, Netscape, Hotbot and InfoSpace.

You can testrepparttar 128375 startup PPC engines but commit onlyrepparttar 128376 minimum setup fees. If they generate decent traffic, you can always top up your account. That way you minimize your risk to only $10 to $25 per PPC engine. For a list of over 160 PPC engines, see

How To Find Relevant Keywords?

Since you are paying for each clickthrough on your bid, it makes good sense to ensure that your keywords are relevant to your target audience.

One of my favorite tools is Overture's Search Term Suggestion at

Enter a keyword and it showsrepparttar 128377 number of timesrepparttar 128378 word was searched - which indicates its popularity. The more popularrepparttar 128379 keyword is,repparttar 128380 higher are your clickthroughs. Overture also generates a list of similar keywords and their search counts inrepparttar 128381 previous month.

Overture's tool is one ofrepparttar 128382 best ways for finding good keywords to bid on. Another alternative is to download Good Keywords at

Enter a keyword into this free software and it will display a list of relevant search terms and their search counts across multiple PPC engines.

You can also try JimTools' Keyword Toolkit at

JimTools can generate a list of related keyword possibilities, some with search counts, from Goto, Google, Magellan and WebCrawler.

How To Get Free Visitors To Your Web Site

Written by Jerry Robertson

There are many ways to promote your site. One fantastic way is to use pay per click search engines that will give you money to test their services.

These pay per click search engines are new and very slow. The free offers will disappear once their traffic picks up. It may take a long time to use your free clicks. However, with a keyword or two, it takes a few minutes to set up.

The reason you want to add at least one keyword is to keeprepparttar pay per click from closing your account and you losingrepparttar 128373 free click money. Every month you should checkrepparttar 128374 status of your account. Many ofrepparttar 128375 pay per clicks will show how often keywords were researchedrepparttar 128376 previous month. If you seerepparttar 128377 number of searches increasing significantly,add more keywords and check your account more often.

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