Apple Search Ads: Basics

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Michael Schubin (ASA consultant) gives advices on optimal account stucture, keyword management, etc.

Source:
Apple Search Ads: Basics
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Type:
Webinar
Publication date:
November 25, 2019
Added to the Vault on:
March 22, 2020
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SKAGs (Single Keywords Ad Groups): Michael uses this in almost all campaigns => allows for individual CPA goal for each keyword and helps to track performance.

15:39
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Custom reports may give you more search terms than dashboard.

20:25
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Collect ideally 10k installs per each keyword, minimum 100-200 installs.

23:39
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There are people from Iran, Arabic countries, Latin America, etc. using the US storefront. To avoid these installs you can set the schedule of US campaigns to only daytime hours.

45:00
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SKAGs (Single Keywords Ad Groups): Michael uses this in almost all campaigns => allows for individual CPA goal for each keyword and helps to track performance.

15:39
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Custom reports may give you more search terms than dashboard.

20:25
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3

Collect ideally 10k installs per each keyword, minimum 100-200 installs.

23:39
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There are people from Iran, Arabic countries, Latin America, etc. using the US storefront. To avoid these installs you can set the schedule of US campaigns to only daytime hours.

45:00
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SKAGs (Single Keywords Ad Groups): Michael uses this in almost all campaigns => allows for individual CPA goal for each keyword and helps to track performance.

15:39
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Custom reports may give you more search terms than dashboard.

20:25
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3

Collect ideally 10k installs per each keyword, minimum 100-200 installs.

23:39
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There are people from Iran, Arabic countries, Latin America, etc. using the US storefront. To avoid these installs you can set the schedule of US campaigns to only daytime hours.

45:00
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Generics

  • Can bid on other brands
  • Avg TTR 10%, Avg CR 50%
  • ASA cost $1.9 - best channel?
  • Games avg $2.63, US $2.13

Exact match gives you much more control but can include close terms.

[💎@15:39] SKAGs (Single Keywords Ad Groups): Michael uses this in almost all campaigns => allows for individual CPA goal for each keyword and helps to track performance.


Discovery (Discovery Campaign)

[💎@20:25] Custom reports may give you more search terms than dashboard.

Add new discovered terms (and variations) as Exact Match negative


Keywords Probing (Test Campaign)

Never use broad match to test keywords

Connect to MMP to get performance data

[💎@23:39] Collect ideally 10k installs per each keyword, minimum 100-200 installs.


Scale (Scale Campaign)

Bad performing: move to some kind of Paused Keywords list


Other campaigns

Also exact match.

Examples:

  • Brand defense (! cannibalization)
  • Targeted Ads with Creative Sets -> get higher TTR and CR
  • A/B tests screenshots
  • Reengagement


Naming conventions


Additional Tips

  • Total budget limit to get notified at 80% of it
  • Ad groups with low bids
  • [💎@45:00] There are people from Iran, Arabic countries, Latin America, etc. using the US storefront. To avoid these installs you can set the schedule of US campaigns to only daytime hours.


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Generics

  • Can bid on other brands
  • Avg TTR 10%, Avg CR 50%
  • ASA cost $1.9 - best channel?
  • Games avg $2.63, US $2.13

Exact match gives you much more control but can include close terms.

[💎@15:39] SKAGs (Single Keywords Ad Groups): Michael uses this in almost all campaigns => allows for individual CPA goal for each keyword and helps to track performance.


Discovery (Discovery Campaign)

[💎@20:25] Custom reports may give you more search terms than dashboard.

Add new discovered terms (and variations) as Exact Match negative


Keywords Probing (Test Campaign)

Never use broad match to test keywords

Connect to MMP to get performance data

[💎@23:39] Collect ideally 10k installs per each keyword, minimum 100-200 installs.


Scale (Scale Campaign)

Bad performing: move to some kind of Paused Keywords list


Other campaigns

Also exact match.

Examples:

  • Brand defense (! cannibalization)
  • Targeted Ads with Creative Sets -> get higher TTR and CR
  • A/B tests screenshots
  • Reengagement


Naming conventions


Additional Tips

  • Total budget limit to get notified at 80% of it
  • Ad groups with low bids
  • [💎@45:00] There are people from Iran, Arabic countries, Latin America, etc. using the US storefront. To avoid these installs you can set the schedule of US campaigns to only daytime hours.


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Generics

  • Can bid on other brands
  • Avg TTR 10%, Avg CR 50%
  • ASA cost $1.9 - best channel?
  • Games avg $2.63, US $2.13

Exact match gives you much more control but can include close terms.

[💎@15:39] SKAGs (Single Keywords Ad Groups): Michael uses this in almost all campaigns => allows for individual CPA goal for each keyword and helps to track performance.


Discovery (Discovery Campaign)

[💎@20:25] Custom reports may give you more search terms than dashboard.

Add new discovered terms (and variations) as Exact Match negative


Keywords Probing (Test Campaign)

Never use broad match to test keywords

Connect to MMP to get performance data

[💎@23:39] Collect ideally 10k installs per each keyword, minimum 100-200 installs.


Scale (Scale Campaign)

Bad performing: move to some kind of Paused Keywords list


Other campaigns

Also exact match.

Examples:

  • Brand defense (! cannibalization)
  • Targeted Ads with Creative Sets -> get higher TTR and CR
  • A/B tests screenshots
  • Reengagement


Naming conventions


Additional Tips

  • Total budget limit to get notified at 80% of it
  • Ad groups with low bids
  • [💎@45:00] There are people from Iran, Arabic countries, Latin America, etc. using the US storefront. To avoid these installs you can set the schedule of US campaigns to only daytime hours.