Digital Marketing Interview Questions & Answers

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Posted By : Aniket Sharma | Date : September 12, 2017


Digital Marketing Interview Questions & Answers

1) Explain what is Digital marketing?

Digital marketing is the brand marketing tactics through the internet. It includes various techniques like SEO, SEM and link building.

2) Explain what is SEO?

Search Engine Optimization widely known as SEO is the process of improving the structure, content and organization of your site, so that the Search engines can index them correctly. It also involves doing promotional activities to boost your search engine rank.

3) How can you categorize the digital marketing?

The digital marketing/communication is categorized into two segments

  • Inbound Marketing: This techniques takes the help of social media, digital content in e-books, webinars or e-newsletter to increase the number of clicks on links and learn more about a company and its services.
  • Outbound Marketing: This segment includes placing ads, cold-calls, e-mails or reach out potential customers through digital mediums

4) Explain what is a keyword in digital marketing ? How important is it from the point of SEO?

“Keyword” in digital marketing is the word that a user’s or person enters into a search engine to find specific information.

From SEO point of view, for better page ranking keywords are very crucial. How and where you have used the keywords will reflect your site ranking.

5) Mention what are the key areas where you can use keywords to optimize the site ranking?

For better page ranking, you must use the keywords in following areas

  • Keyword in Website URL
  • Keyword in Website Title
  • Keyword in Meta tag
  • Keyword in Web page content
  • Keyword density in body text
  • Keywords in Headlines

 

6) Explain what is PPC or Pay Per Click advertising?

Pay Per Click also known as Cost Per Click, is a technique used to direct traffic to websites.  In this technique, advertisers pay the publisher ( website owner or host of the website) when the ad is clicked.  In other words, it is the amount spent to get an advertisement clicked.

7) Mention what are the primary models for determining Pay-Per-Click ?

The primary models for determining Pay-Per-Click are

  • Flat rate PPC :

In this type of model, both publisher and advertiser agree to a fixed amount that will be paid for each click. In most time, the publisher has a rate card for PPC plan based on different areas of their website or network.   The amount varies as per the content that generally attracts more or less people.

  • Bid based PPC :

In this type of model, the advertiser competes with other advertisers in a private auction hosted by a publisher.  The advertiser will inform publisher for the maximum amount of bid he is willing to pay.

8) Explain what is Google Adwords?

 

Google Adwords is the single most popular PPC advertising system in the world.   It works on Pay per click model.

The AdWords platform enables the business to create ads that appear on Google search engine and their other properties.

9) What should be the approach for effective Pay Per Click campaings?

For effective Pay Per Click campaign, you need to do following things

  • Add more PPC keywords: By adding more keywords that are relevant to your business, you can expand the reach of your pay per click
  • Split Ad groups: By splitting up your ad groups into smaller and more relevant ad groups, you can improve click-through-rate (CTR)
  • Review costly PPC keywords: Review expensive and under performing keywords
  • Refine landing page: To align with individual search queries modify the content and call-to-action of your landing page
  • Add negative keywords: To improve campaign relevancy and reduce wasted spend, add non-converting terms /negative keywords. ( When search with that keyword, it will not show your website/content)

10) List out some of the useful online marketing tools?

Some of the useful online marketing tools are

  • Google Analytics
  • Digital point keyword tracker
  • Crazy egg heat maps
  • SubmitExpress Link Popularity
  • Keyword discovery
  • StumbleUpon
  • XML Sitemap Generator
  • Favicon generator

11) Explain what is on-page and off page optimization?

Off page optimization: It is the process of boosting your search engine ranking by getting external links pointing back to it

On page optimization: On page optimization directly deals with the content and structure of the website.