Searching for a pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany that fits your needs is not always straightforward. Relying solely on word of mouth or search engines can mean a series of false starts, wasting time and resources. AgencyComparison’s free and innovative comparison tool has been developed to counter this problem, matching your business with the pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany that suits it best. To go through our step-by-step guide below, begin by registering with AgencyComparison for free.
What are the Benefits of Comparing Agencies?
Comparison tools have long existed for a variety of services providing a host of benefits for supplier and client alike. At AgencyComparison, we realised that the wants of a client and the capabilities of an agency do not always match one another, with one or both parties often becoming unsatisfied with a lack of progress.
That is why we developed our unique comparison platform. Unlike comparison tools for energy or insurance providers that search solely for the cheapest deal available, our comparison tool works to match clients and agencies that are best suited to one another. This is achieved by a variety of factors:
- Our use of AI, machine learning and data science.
- A thorough maintenance of accounts on our platform.
- Our years of experience working with agencies from a range of sectors.
- The intuitively simple design of our platform allowing buyers to search effectively.
By using our fair and competitive platform, you may find an exciting pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany that is not as present when searching with typical agency sourcing methods. Here are a range of areas that are benefited when using agency comparison:
Will There Be More Agencies Available to Me?
Perhaps one of the most significant benefits of our comparison tool is the range of agencies it makes available to you. By simply having a variety of agencies to choose from, the likelihood of finding one that best meets your needs increases significantly.
With more established agencies often having the most noticeable presence online, it is easy to assume that they will have the biggest impact on a project. This, however, is not always the case. The needs and expectations of clients vary widely. So, while the most well-known pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany has made a name for itself, this does mean that this will also be the case for your business. With a broad variety of agencies to look through on AgencyComparison.com, you can properly compare and contrast them whilst considering your business’s unique requirements. Whether this is an agency’s history, or its unique selling points, using our comparison tool can provide a broad and clear overview of the options available to you. When placed side-by-side, you can quickly determine which agencies do and don’t work. This means that less time is wasted researching various agencies or in discussion with them.
How does AgencyComparison Guarantee Effective Matching?
Another benefit that results from using AgencyComparison’s unique tool is that you have a significant amount of control over your relationship with your selected pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany. From the tailored selection process that means you are able to choose the agencies that will most directly offer the most to your project, to relationship maintenance, we ensure that clients will be satisfied with their supplier.
Once you have chosen an agency for your project, both you and your supplier will receive a mutual NDA template. This is done so that your relationship is protected from the beginning. By making sure that both parties are comfortable sharing their unique methods and thoughts with one another, the relationship can be sure to have no early limitations. Once completed, we strongly recommend that the NDA is uploaded to our platform for each party’s peace of mind.
If, for whatever reason, you are unsatisfied with the progress an agency has made on your project, this is not an issue either. Should this happen, we promise to mediate the relationship or, if required, find a replacement supplier. This means that you do not need to worry about a drawn out process when switching suppliers for your contract should you be unsatisfied.
Will I have More Control by Comparing Agencies?
When searching for a pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany through more typical routes, such as search engines or word of mouth, it is easy to commit to an agency without being told exactly what they will do for your project. When using AgencyComparison.com, you have much more insight into what an agency will do for your project and, therefore, more control over the relationship.
By being able to compare and contrast agencies before making any contractual commitments, there is no need for risk or guesswork when it comes to picking an agency. Similarly, an agency’s work history and feedback is user-defined. So, unlike the very best testimonials that will often be found on an agency’s website, all ratings are sourced from other projects they have taken on within AgencyComparison.com.
With the complex terminology and marketing jargon that it is easy to encounter when researching a pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany, it can be a challenge to determine which is best suited to your project. When using AgencyComparison, your project comes first. By making the requirements of your project clear, pitches that you receive from your shortlisted agencies will be much more tailored. This makes the selection process significantly easier. When a pitch discusses every stage of you’re your project will be handled, it is much easier to identify which agencies are likely to produce the best results.
Project-specificity in the selection process also means that you may discover smaller agencies that are just as effective despite not being as established as others. It may be, for example, that your project will benefit from the specialist approach of a smaller pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany. This is especially true if your business works within an industry niche. Or, conversely, it may be better handled by the tried and tested, full service approach of a larger agency. In any case, when pitches are analysed next to each other, it is easier to understand their individual merits for your project.
Can I Manage More than One Agency?
AgencyComparison.com’s tracking capabilities allows users to manage a range of projects in the same place. This makes it easier to identify strengths and weaknesses of projects by being able to compare their varying progress. Simply visit the ‘Projects’ area of your account and go through each project’s progress reports in sequence.
The ability to manage all projects within a single platform also provides the added advantage of less communication needed internally across teams or departments. By being able to have the same team member monitor projects across IT, Digital or Tech-related agencies, for example, a business’s overall growth can be more readily assessed whilst less time is wasted in meetings or emails relaying information. This means that, not only can the management process become more coherent across projects, but there can also be a noticeable reduction in labour costs.
How are Agencies Sourced?
By allowing agencies and clients to register with AgencyComparison.com for free, we ensure that agencies and buyers of all sizes have a platform to tender services. This means that, when searching for a pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany, you will have a varied range of potential suppliers to choose from beyond the most established that you may have already encountered. This accessibility also means that, just like comparison tools for other services, suppliers have more competitive quotes and pitches. With less-experienced agencies being able to directly compete with more popular suppliers, you unearth a much better deal than anticipated.
While there are a broad range of options when searching through AgencyComparison.com, our smart comparison tool will only show you those that are likely to fit your needs. This is because each pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany that comes up in your search is selected intelligently. Utilising AI, machine learning and data science, you can be sure that your search will only show appropriate agencies.
How do I Begin Comparing Each pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany?
Before you begin comparing agencies, it is worth considering your budget and the service that you require. Your budget is of particular importance as this will have an influence over which agencies pitch for your project. With this in mind, having a clear understanding of what it is that you require from a supplier will also help when it comes to making a selection. This can be achieved by being as concise as possible in your project’s objectives. So, if you have a tender for your project already, this is worth uploading to your account.
With AgencyComparison.com, beginning to compare agencies for your project is made simple by our intuitive interface. Simply follow our step-by-step guide to see for yourself how easy it is to find a pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany that fits your project best:
To begin comparing quotes for a project, you must first registering an account. To do this, simply click ‘Register For Free’ from the top right corner of the AgencyComparison.com home page. On the account creation page, you will then need to specify whether you are wanting to register as an agency or a buyer, along with your details.
Once these have been entered, you will receive an email confirming that you have created your account. Following this, all you need to do is sign in with your details.
Add details to your profile
After signing in, begin by customising your profile so that any interested suppliers are able to find out more about you. Doing this will give your profile some authenticity and mean that agencies are more likely to pitch for your projects. Similarly, adding a link to any reviews or testimonials about your business will help establish your business to interested agencies. Once happy that you have completed your profile, click ‘Update’.
Search and shortlist agencies
After doing this, return to the home page, select a service from the drop down menu and then enter in your post code or city. Doing this will ensure that every pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany that suits your needs is displayed.
Refine your search
Filtering your search can be useful way to omit any agencies that you know you will not want to research, such as those without a history or with low ratings. Similarly, it can be useful way to rediscover a pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany that you had previously liked but forgot to shortlist. Simply sort results alphabetically if you can remember the name of the supplier or search by keyword.
Explore and Shortlist your Favourite Agencies
To start the next part of your comparison, visit the profiles that you like the look of most. An agency’s rating, work history, feedback, and certificates are all worth consideration at this stage. Should you be interested in the profile of a pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany after looking over it, return to your search results and click ‘Add to Shortlist’ at the right of the profile. Shortlisting profiles will include them in your comparison and mean that you receive quotes and pitches from them should they be interested in your project.
Create a project
To receive quotes from your shortlisted suppliers you must create a project. To do this, click ‘Projects’ at the top right of the home screen whilst signed in. From this, you will arrive on a page like the one above. From this page, click ‘Submit New Project’ from the menu bar along the left side of the screen. Once on this page, you will need to enter some details relating to your project:
- Minimum and maximum budget
- The project’s specific service requirements
- A proposed start date
- Details about your project – this can be in the box provided or, should you already have a tender, this can be attached as a document.
After you have filled in these details, click ‘Submit’. This will then send an alert to your shortlisted agencies about your project. Pitches may take a while to receive back so it is advised that you ensure that email alerts are enable so that you know when quotes and pitches are received. Accounts will receive email alerts by default, so this will only require changing if you disabled email alerts when creating your account.
Select from pitches
To start looking through your proposals, simply visit your account’s ‘Projects’ area and then click on ‘Pending Proposals’ from the menu along the left. On this page you will be able to see any pitches that you have received for a project and can accept or reject them as you please. When you have accepted a proposal, your project will become live and can be seen in the ‘Active Projects’ area. Within this area, there are a number of other features to take note of:
- Invoices – Manage the financial side of your relationship with a pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany
- Leave Feedback – Detail your experiences with any agencies that you have worked with
- Project Reports – Analyse the results of your project
- Chat Conversations – Communicate with suppliers within AgencyComparison.com’
This is especially useful if you would like to measure the success of different projects by comparing and managing suppliers side-by-side. By being able to track projects more routinely in our platform, it is much easier to identify issues and growth for yourself without needing to rely on an agency’s own reports.
Invite existing contacts
If you happen to have a shortlist within AgencyComparison.com but would like to compare an agency that does not have an account with us, you can sent them an invite to sign up. This is especially useful when trying to select an agency by being able to compare pitches within the same place. It also means that, should you prefer an agency’s proposal that does not already have an account with us, your relationship is still protected and can be managed within our platform. This can make future tracking of your project’s progress more straightforward and switching agencies simpler should there be any issues down the line.
How much does it cost?
When clients use AgencyComparison.com there are no costs, hidden or otherwise. Without any sign up or subscription fees, this means you can comfortably manage every stage of your project without any timing or budget constraints. Simply sign up below, create a project and manage any pitches that you receive.
Even after you have received and accepted a pitch, you will still be able to manage it within AgencyComparison.com without any costs. Once you have secured a contract with a supplier, there will be a 10% monthly fee of the agency’s service fees. This will, however, not affect the price of your service.
What is Management Procurement?
If preferred, AgencyComparison.com also offers a service in which we can manage your agency procurement for you for a small 10% charge of your agreed monthly fee. This is especially helpful if you are not familiar sourcing a pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany or would just rather cut out the middle man.
Our well-researched team are more than capable of matching your business with the right pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany. To begin, complete our form below and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your project with you in depth. Once we have received all the necessary information about your project, we will do the rest.
Unlike the range of lead gen platforms and directories that exist for agencies, AgencyComparison.com is the first and only website that allows clients to comprehensively compare suppliers. As a platform that can be signed up to for free by clients and suppliers alike, there are some agencies that consider AgencyComparison.com as a lead source. This does not mean, however, that it is a lead gen platform. This is because, unlike lead gen platforms that sell leads to as many businesses as possible without considering their capabilities, our platform is there to assist in the effective sourcing and managing of agency contracts.
Our platform has been conceived with the protection and development of the client-agency relationship at its core. It is by ensuring that all of the crucial elements of a project are found within our platform that any developments, good or bad, can be identified. This ensures that all of a project’s important parts can be easily located, reducing the risk of confusion.
Aside from the comparison and progress-tracking capabilities of our platform, it has also been designed with user interface in consideration. One way that this has been ensured is the division found in the platform between sourcing agencies in the ‘Shortlists’ area and managing shortlisted agencies in the ‘Projects’ area. This means that your search for a pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany, for example, can be carried out in a separate portion of the platform away from any ongoing projects you may already be involved with.
Find out how AgencyComparison.com can assist you in getting your project off the ground when you register for free today. Begin searching for a pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany that suits the unique requirements of your business and receive proposals for your project. Or, if you would prefer us to find a pay-per-click advertising (PPC) agency in Cologne, Germany for you, simply fill in our management procurement form below with some details about your project. One of our knowledgeable team will then get back to you as soon as possible.