Advertisers in the finance category spent 40 percent more on search ad clicks in March.
Search ad CPC prices in the finance category rose significantly in March, on both a month-over-month and a year-over-basis, according to data from Efficient Frontier.
Finance-related clients of the search management platform provider spent an average of 40 percent more per click in March 2011 than they did during the same month in 2010.
The cost of clicks in the travel vertical, meanwhile, dipped by 27.3 percent on a month-over month basis, and almost 30 percent year-over-year.
The retail and automotive verticals remained relatively stable, with the former growing by 4.9 percent, and the latter dropping seven percent, on a month-over-month basis.
U.S. Average Search CPC by Category,
|Category||CPC March 2011 ($)||CPC February 2011 ($)||CPC March 2010 ($)||Month-over-Month Change (%)||Year-over-Year Change, March (%)|
Jack Marshall was a staff writer and stats editor for ClickZ News from 2007 until August 2011.
US Consumer Device Preference Report
Traditionally desktops have shown to convert better than mobile devices however, 2015 might be a tipping point for mobile conversions! Download this report to find why mobile users are more important then ever.
E-Commerce Customer Lifecycle
Have you ever wondered what factors influence online spending or why shoppers abandon their cart? This data-rich infogram offers actionable insight into creating a more seamless online shopping experience across the multiple devices consumers are using.
September 9, 2015
12pm ET/9am PT
September 16, 2015
12pm ET/9am PT
September 23, 2015
12pm ET/ 9am PT