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In a word, “No!”

In two words, “Hell no!"

In eight words, “No, because of the law of diminishing returns."

Here’s why…

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Presented by David Deppner
Meet Magento New York, October 17, 2017

Competition for online advertising is driving up your costs, and it’s not going to get any easier. What can you do to improve your PPC advertising and get even more profitable? This presentation covers some common misconceptions...

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Fundamentally, with pay-per-click advertising, the idea is to balance the cost per click that we’re willing to pay with the profit per click that we expect to achieve. As advertisers, we attempt to find the right level of spending that maximizes the business profit. And since every business is d...

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ROI is NOT Profit

02, Oct David Deppner

Would you rather have a 10% return on $100 or a 5% return on $1000?

\[ \begin{align} $100 \times 10\%_{ROI} &= $10 \\ $1000 \times 5\%_{ROI} &= $50 \end{align}\]

If you have to pick one or the other, you’d pick the $1000 investment at the lower ROI. In the real world, though, we can us...

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Presented by David Deppner
Meet Magento Poland, September 19, 2016

This presentation explores the evolution of AdWords over the past decade and a half, diving into the key factors that are pushing up costs steadily over time. We'll discuss how Google's self interest and how they've structured the...

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