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Why competitor research is an important step when setting up Google Ads Campaigns?


Google Ads campaigns are not that easy as they sound. Without the right team in place, companies would be losing millions that could have been used in a much better way. But before you can directly jump into the industry, knowing what works and what does not has become a quite crucial stage. Companies need solutions that have a much profound effect than their competitors, and hence, thorough research has become a vital role before setting up Google Ads Campaigns. Here are a few tips to guide you in the process.


Understand the motive

Every marketing strategy comes with a set of plans and hence can be ignored from a competitors' point of view. Is the company focused on societal marketing, or are they promoting their latest product? The role of the marketer does not end here. As an executive, one must analyze the response of the audience too. This, in turn, can lead to several changes in your next campaign. Unless the leaders are crystal clear about what works and what does not, the plans are bound to fail. On the other hand, if the messaging is not clear too, chances exist that your end users may not get the idea. Be clear about your actions and the messaging and the rest is easy.


Knowing the value proposition

Advertisements alone are not sufficient. They need to be backed an effective product to ensure that the products sell well. Here comes the role of competitor research. As a competitor, you should know other companies' products inside out, and if the product fails, then you can leverage the situation. Customers prioritize value over price. Unless if you are delivering something that has no value at all, no matter what the prices are, your products won’t sell at all. Be clear about the value proposition and what state in clear, concise terms. Thjs would help the company grow in the long term.


A whole lot, many companies, apply the same tactic, and hence, as a competitor, you should be able to utilize the situation and invest money on Google Ads campaigns. Knowing the value propositions beforehand ensures that you can predict every next move of the company. This, in the long run, helps the industry and allows them to have the upper hand in Google Ads campaigns.


Can you beat them in their game?

Competition is a natural part of the business. But one needs to be updated in the changing market dynamics to stay relevant in the game. Chances exist that your competitor may be trying to beat you in your game. The same applies to you too. Having extensive data about your competitor can be rewarding and hence cannot be missed at all costs.


One can smoothly run campaigns highlighting the stark differences and thus dampen the growth prospects of the industry. On the other hand, the company would be spreading a positive note about their performance and how they have been doing so well in the long run.


The financials Speak

Knowing the moves of your competitor beforehand ensures leading the game. For example, if your competitor has been spending a lot of money on ads, the chances exist that the company has something in mind. Usually, such steps have long term consequences.


Thorough research on the subject can reveal a lot of information and hence should not be avoided at all costs.


There are tons of things that can go with it. Part of knowing your competitor is not limited to Google Ads campaigns only. Knowing the industry beforehand can lead to several changes and prepare the company for a tough fight.


If you need any help with your Google Ads Campaigns, get in touch with PPC Agency London today.

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