Pay-Per-Click positioning not so important

Google Chief Economist Hal Varian states “An ad that had a 1.0% conversion rate in the best position would have about a 0.95% conversion rate in the worst position, on average, Varian writes. He explains that ads above search results convert within ±2% of right-hand side positions.”

Didit VP Mark Simon says the New York company sees similar conversion rates occurring with its clients. “Not all traffic is converting traffic,” he says. “The trick is to offer the creative and post-click experience that draws in the right searchers and drives them to convert, while also targeting the right market segment to convert on a given term.” Read more in this article here by Lauri Sullivan .

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