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March 13-15, 2018
San Jose Convention Center

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Advanced AdWords Training Workshop

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn from the pros!

Even with all of the new marketing channels that have opened up over the years, AdWords is still the core of many companies’ interactive campaigns. If your PPC campaigns are not running efficiently, it can have a drastic impact on your bottom line.

Join Brad Geddes for a full day of AdWords education and discussion that will teach you not only the best practices, but also advanced concepts and strategies that are based upon a decade of research and testing.


Workshop Topics

The Buyer Journey: We start the day looking at how people search and the overall buying funnel. We will examine funnels for different types of companies. This information helps set the stage for the rest of the day as your keywords, ads, audiences, and attribution models all stem from how people search, research, and buy from your company.

Comprehensive Keyword Usage & Organization: The absolute center of every PPC campaign is keywords. We’ll start this section by correlating keywords to the buying funnel and examining the user intent. While keywords are the lifeblood of PPC, perfecting your match types usage while controlling your negative keywords can drastically increase your overall revenue.

For the advanced users, we will get into n-gram analysis and how to use n-gram based information. You will learn various organizational techniques based upon match types, positive, and negative keyword usage.

Everything You Need to Know About Creating & Testing Amazing Ads: There’s a reason it’s called AdWords, Bing Ads, and Ad Groups. The only part of your account that a searcher sees is your ads. We’ll cover how to:

  • Create compelling ads
  • Scientifically test ads for small to enterprise accounts
  • Find & use insights from ad testing data

It doesn’t matter if you have 10 ads or 10 million; we will go through how to test individual ad groups, and test at scale so you can pull customer insight data for your account.

Using Impression Share & Quality Score to Make Smart Decisions: Impression share shows you how often your ads are displayed and gives you wonderful share of voice data. Quality Score is a diagnostic tool that can help you understand improvements that your account needs.

In this section, we will demystify quality score, show you how to analyze and improve it; and then use quality score and impression share data to determine how to increase your account’s effectiveness.

Audience Targeting Strategies: Audience targeting should be part of your PPC strategies. We’ll examine display remarketing, remarketing list for search ads, customer match, demographic targeting, and other audience options.

We’ll show how to create advertising strategies for your account that combines audience targeting data and other AdWords features together to fine tune your customer acquisition strategy. We’ll relate these features back to the customer journey so you can fill your funnel with users based upon where your want to increase your funnel size.

Attribution Bidding & Evaluation: Lastly, we’ll dive into attribution. We’ll walk through various models and show how and when to use each one based upon the type of data you are trying to extract. You will learn how to bid (and even automate your bidding) based upon a target’s contribution to your conversion.

By the end of the session, you will know how to evaluate channels with attribution and determine where to remove and increase spend based upon your overall goals.

Networking Opportunities: Conferences are fantastic places to network and meet fellow practitioners of online marketing. Lunch will be provided so you can spend time getting to know your fellow attendees.

Open Q&A: You will have the opportunity to ask questions as we go throughout the agenda during the day; and we will end the day with an open Q&A session so you can make sure your specific questions are answered.



Outstanding Value – Register Now!

Register today to ensure your spot. Seating is limited. Here are the two ways to attend:

Registration Options Super Early Bird
Now – Dec 16
Early Bird
Dec 18 – Feb 03
Conference Rate
Feb 12 – Mar 12
On Site
All Access Pass + Workshop $2,495 $2,695 $2,895 $3,095
Workshop Only $895 $995 $1,095 $1,195

Interested in sending a team? Check out our special Team Rates!

There are a limited number of tickets available.

Note: Note: Advanced AdWords Training will be held on Monday, March 12 in the San Jose Convention Center. The seminar will begin promptly at 9:00AM; please arrive at least 15 minutes early to register and pick up your course materials. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be served. The seminar will end at approximately 5:00PM.


Certified Knowledge Advanced AdWords Training

Advanced AdWords Training Instructor Brad Geddes

Who Is Brad Geddes?

Brad Geddes is the Founder of Certified Knowledge, a company dedicated to consulting, educating, and training marketers on Internet marketing theory and best practices. Not one to hold secrets, Brad is a prominent educator in the PPC industry.

  • Google Certified AdWords Trainer
  • Author of “Advanced Google AdWords”
  • Host of Marketing Nirvana on Webmaster Radio
  • International Speaker at 65+ conferences
  • Trained more than 10,000 businesses on AdWords
  • Columnist for Search Engine Land since 2007
  • Active PPC blogger since 2001

Testimonials From Past PPC Workshops

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I flew from Japan just for this seminar, and it was worth every penny. I know there are many people who teach AdWords, but no one is as specific as he is, and he doesn’t mind sharing the information with you. When it comes to AdWords, he is the one to listen to.

– Taka, President – lpo-consulting.com

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Brad I wanted to write and thank you again. My staff and I came away with a lot of very useful information. Having been a long time user, I thought I understood AdWords, Analytics and landing pages well. I wasn’t even close to the level of what I know now. I should have done this long ago. If the ideas running through my head were gears in a machine there would be smoke coming from them. Truly eye opening.

– Jay Papineau, IT Manager – Northwest Clinical Research Center

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The seminar was probably worth far more than 10 times the cost. I was astounded to see how much useful information Brad was able to deliver in one day. I’m a little overwhelmed just thinking about where to start with all the positive changes I can now make with our internet marketing.

– Rick D. – Minneapolis, MN

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I found the Adwords seminars to be invaluable to our ongoing and future success with our Google ad campaigns. After the two days, I was left with a limitless supply of ideas and methods of marketing our business to the masses on the internet. We were also given key indicators of success, which is very helpful. I also found Brad to be very personable and happy to answer the few questions that were unique from my perspective. I highly recommend this seminar for any sized business that is looking to expand into the world of internet marketing!

– Roger Underhill – BattersChoice.com

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