Continued from Part 1.
In this article, I take a look at outsourcing versus insourcing your SEM campaigns.
When it comes to SEM (defined here as both the Search and Display networks in Google AdWords), you have more flexibility to manage in-house. Why? Depending on the size of the campaign, the work requires as little as one SEM campaign manager. Continue reading
Marketers are always faced with this conundrum – to outsource SEO and SEM, or build your own internal team. Startups especially, often feel that performance marketing should be a core competency and most would build their own team once they have enough funding.
Malaysia Airlines for instance, believes in managing their SEM campaigns internally, with support from Google’s travel team. On the other hand and despite online being their main sales channel, AirAsia prefers working with external specialists like SearchGuru.
There is no right or wrong anwser. I’m going to help you decide by laying out the “real world” pros and cons, for both SEO and SEM respectively. Continue reading