[PPC Den Podcast Ep. 33] The No-Hype, All Data Approach to Prime Day PPC


The Data-Driven Approach to Prime Day PPC

On today’s episode, Mike and Stephen give us a data-driven approach to conquering Prime Day. Prime Day is not just a single day in 2019. It’s 48 hours long! The guys go over some non-PPC strategies that will help boost your accounts performance on Prime Day, and then they dig into the PPC specific strategies that you should be using. Mike and Stephen open our “vault” of Prime Day data (CTR, Budgets, ACOS, etc.) from last year, and break down all of the metrics that Amazon advertisers should pay attention to on Prime Day. They also talk bidding strategy, bid automation, and give some expert advice on Prime Day strategies. See you in the Badger Den!

Episode Highlights

  • 1:37 Data-Driven Approach to Prime Day
  • 4:25 History of Prime Day
  • 7:30 Some Non-PPC Strategies and General Tips
  • 10:48 PPC Strategies – Conversion Rates
  • 11:36 CTR (Click Through Rate)
  • 13:10 Budgets
  • 17:26 Bidding Strategies
  • 20:36 Bid-Automaters
  • 23:55 More on Conversion Rates
  • 25:36 More Prime Day Strategies
  • 29:50 Podcast Deal and a Christmas in July Surprise

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If you missed them, you should check out our previous episodes of The PPC Den Podcast:

  1. Why We’re Living In The Golden Age of Amazon PPC
  2. The Bid+ Conundrum
  3. Amazon’s New Product Targeting Features
  4. The Advanced Basics of Amazon PPC
  5. Amazon PPC Advertising Stats
  6. Hitchhiker’s Guide to Sponsored Products (Part 1)
  7. Hitchhiker’s Guide to Sponsored Products (Part 2)
  8. Campaign Naming Systems
  9. Product Targeting – Into the Great Unknown
  10. The Strangest, Most Popular PPC Strategy: The Keyword Dump
  11. Dissenting Thoughts on PPC Budgets
  12. First Look on New Bid Options in Amazon
  13. What We Love About Amazon PPC
  14. The Dreaded Amazon Data Reporting Delay
  15. All Things Negative Keywords
  16. Cranking Up Conversion Rates
  17. The Star-Crossed Lovers (Organic & Paid Traffic)
  18. How to Scale Using PPC – A Case Study
  19. The Ultimate Amazon PPC Roadmap
  20. Amazon Advertising Launch Strategy for New Products
  21. Our Gripes About Amazon Sponsored Brand Ads
  22. Should You Bid on Competitors’ Branded Keywords
  23. Making Sense of New to Brand Metrics
  24. Defining Your PPC Goals & Setting ACOS Targets
  25. The Latest Sponsored Brand Ad Updates
  26. An Introduction To Bulk File Operations
  27. Click Through Rate (CTR) Rundown
  28. The Importance of Indexation for Amazon PPC
  29. My 5 Predictions for the Future of Amazon PPC
  30. A Round-Table Discussion About Placement Settings
  31. The Complete Guide to Self-Auditing Your Campaigns
  32. Improving Your Account With Amazon Reports
  33. A Data-Driven Approach to Prime Day PPC 
  34. Clickfraud, Who to Hire, and More Common Amazon PPC Questions
  35. Increase Conversion Rates for Sponsored Brand Ads
  36. Amazon DSP with Kiri Masters
  37. 4 Things Amazon Does Better than Google and Facebook
  38. Three Effective Ways to Optimize Amazon PPC Bids
  39. Promoting Your Products with Amazon Coupons
  40. Should You Segment Your Branded Keywords in Amazon Ads?
  41. What to Expect From 30 Days of Running Amazon Ads