Are you trying to run effective Google Ads campaigns for your Self Storage business in order to increase your room occupancy rates?
If so, it’s important to have a good understanding of your Google Ads ‘quality score’ otherwise, you could be wasting a lot of your budget unknowingly.
Quality Score has a big impact on your pay per click which directly impacts the cost effectiveness of your campaigns. Like with your credit score, the higher your rating, the better deals you get.
It’s the same principle with your Google Ads Quality Score. A higher score means you benefit from reduced costs per click due to discounts provided by Google.
All Keywords are given a quality score. The keywords you choose for your self storage search campaigns are each given a quality rating between 1 – 10. 1 is a poor rating and 10 is the equivalent of a big shiny gold star!
The quality and relevance of your keywords and your ad copy are some of the factors that affect your quality scoring so these need to be carefully considered.
Higher quality scores = higher ad positions & discounted costs per click!
There are a range of different metrics thought to contribute to quality scoring by Google including:
It’s thought that the click through rate is given the biggest priority when measuring your quality score. It worth ensuring that your CTR’s are as high as possible – the higher your click rate, the more relevant your ads are to searchers. The higher you score out of 10, the bigger the discount awarded. Again, these discounts are not widely known but there are some Industry thoughts as follows:
The table above highlights that having a poor quality score will result in your clicks draining your budget and causing excessively high costs per conversion – a big no no for campaigns.
There are a range of actions you can take that will contribute to a positive quality score including:
We often complete account audits and commonly see low quality scores which resulting in a range of issues including:
It is so important to structure your campaigns well, utilise quality keywords and ad copy and analyse and optimise your account on a regular basis.
We recommend that you take a few minutes and check your quality scores today so you are not throwing a lot of your PPC budget down the drain and missing out on new Customers.
If you need help reviewing your quality scores or would like a FREE Google ads audit, pop us a message today!