PPC Case Studies

The Health Insurance Specialists

The Health Insurance Specialists (THIS) is one of the UK’s leading health insurance brokers offering 100% independent, no-obligation quotes from the whole of the UK marketplace – including insurers like Bupa, AXA and Vitality Health.

The Health Insurance Specialists Logo

The brief  

THIS needed support to improve their primary acquisition channel, Google AdWords. Campaigns on this channel were experiencing a decline in performance which resulted in lower than expected lead volumes and high lead acquisition costs. 

THIS website on a desktop screen.

The strategy

A dynamic, ambitious PPC strategy designed to support and achieve the key commercial objectives.  The new strategy followed a clear ‘test and learn’ approach, essential to making sure all optimisation, targeting and campaign decisions were made using reliable insights and data. 

As well as improving Google AdWords performance, the new strategy included the development of additional PPC channels, such as Gmail and Bing Ads and developing the THIS brand online.  


  • Within 4 months, lead volume increased by 59% and decreased the cost per lead by 42%

  • Core PPC campaigns

    • Monthly lead volumes increased by 261%

    • Monthly sales increased by 222%

    • Overall cost per lead decreased by 44%

  • Content marketing and paid social activity delivered 250% increase in organic sales. 

  • Additional PPC channels 

    • Bings Ads  - over 2,000 leads for a 7% lower acquisition cost 

    • Display campaigns - over 600,000 impressions.  

    • Gmail leads - 60% more revenue over core

  • Paid social increased brand awareness with direct traffic up 20% YoY

“TDMP has been the key to growth. Since they took over, they have increased premiums by an average 50% and reduced the cost per conversion by 52% by month 6. This has been achieved through their strategic approach and daily management of the campaign, a level of service which makes them feel part of our team.”

Robin Dowling , The Health Insurance Specialists

PPC Case Study Highlights

A four wheel drive car driving on an icy, snowy road.
Car Accessories Supplier
Sales increase
Campaign cost reduction
25% improvement in sales revenue
Optimise PPC spend and improve overall revenue
On-going campaign management
An aeroplane wing as if being looked at from inside a plane, with clouds and the sky behind it.
Specialist Travel Operator
Reduction in cost per PPC booking
PPC bookings achieved for a lower cost
Increase sales using PPC during peak period
SEO, PPC, Social Media, Content Marketing
On-going campaign management
Picture of a laptop screen with web development code.
Partner Web Agency
Increase in quality leads
Significant increase in quality leads
Deliver relevant leads using PPC
On-going campaign management