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Top 10 PLA Tips for the Holidays (and Beyond)

Nov 22, 2013 - PLAs have to potential to make or break your holiday season; with Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the corner, PLA problems and opportunities should be addressed immediately. Columnist Kevin Lee offers 10 tips to help your PLAs perform better over the holidays and beyond. Comments

#SESCHI: In the Trenches with Big Data and Converged Media

shutterstock-144212905 Nov 8, 2013 - According to buzz at SES Chicago, marketers are moving toward a more holistic way of thinking about media, marketing and devices. Comments

Five Strategy Changes To Help You Cope with Google’s Ad Rank Change

kevinleegoogle1 Oct 25, 2013 - What should marketers be looking at in the wake of Google's AdWords Ad Rank algorithm update? Columnist Kevin Lee shares 5 tips for advertisers looking to optimize and stay current. Comments

Google Organic & Paid Search Changes Call for Rethinking Search Marketing Strategy

ppc-keywords-magnifying-glass Oct 10, 2013 - Recent changes in organic and paid search marketing call for adjustments in your strategy. See what's changed and what you can do to stay ahead of the game. Comments

5 PPC Reputation Management Tips (Including Twitter)

ppc Sep 13, 2013 - For short-term crisis situations, PPC search can be a great tool for both pushing down negative elements in a SERP and facilitating distribution of a positive or balanced marketing message. Comments

10 Conversion Events You Should Be Tracking

conversion-funnel-strategies Aug 30, 2013 - These behaviors or touch points might have significant value to your business and yet are often not counted at all when it comes to paid search campaigns. Comments

Search Observations From the South of France

france-vacation Aug 16, 2013 - New adopters of paid search will be able to use highly template-driven, SEO-friendly content management systems and set up social media presences, integrated with websites, at lower costs. Comments

LinkedIn's Sponsored Updates Are Now Self-Serve

linkedinnewlogo Aug 2, 2013 - If you are a B2B marketer then LinkedIn advertising is probably worth looking into, especially if you've laid the appropriate foundation for success. Comments

5 Ways to Break Your Campaign Out of an SEM Rut

sem Jul 19, 2013 - It's time you change the way you think about your campaign and start evaluating online media KPIs and how well your KPIs really fit your business. Comments

Breaking Out of Last-Click Attribution Toward the Holistic Marketing Mix

clicks Jun 21, 2013 - Here are some steps that you can take in order to invest in your campaign to turn it into a true search engine marketing campaign as opposed to a demand-harvesting machine. Comments

5 AdWords/adCenter Spring Cleaning Tips

spring-cleaning Jun 7, 2013 - Regardless of what other reasons you have to dig into your AdWords account, here are some spring cleaning tips that will serve you well (plus a tip for Google Image Extensions). Comments

Video CPE Ads in the SERP?

online-video May 24, 2013 - Video ads in the SERP may be the perfect catalyst to bring the brand dollars into the SERP, but what metrics would get marketers most excited? Comments

As the Buy Funnel Evolves, Here Are 4 SEM Metrics You Should Consider

conversion-funnel-strategies May 10, 2013 - If you're not factoring in SEM's ability to generate awareness and influence eventual purchase behavior, your chances of gaining access to branding budgets is slim. Comments

Rethinking Mobile Search in Light of New Data From Google/Nielsen and Pew

google-research-deck Apr 12, 2013 - Mobile search is clearly having a very disruptive impact on brick-and-mortar retailers, and yet these same retailers are under-investing in mobile because the proof is hard to come by. Comments

Four Paid Search Takeaways From #SESNY

ses-ny-efectyv Mar 29, 2013 - Convergence, mobile search, big data, and attribution were some of the hottest topics at SES New York. Comments

6 Ways to Survive a PPC Budget Sequestration

budget-cuts Mar 15, 2013 - Cut back on keywords, cut smartphone spend, and make sure you have your engine mix right if you want to please the bean counters and avoid a slice in your PPC budget. Comments

5 Ways You Pay More for Google Clicks

largenewgooglelogofinalflat-a Mar 1, 2013 - A look at Google Enhanced Campaigns' influence on CPC inflation and other factors causing click prices to rise. Comments

Google Enhanced Campaigns and Bid Vectors: Switch Now or Later?

enhanced-campaigns Feb 15, 2013 - Why you should set up a new campaign to start learning and experimenting with the new Enhanced Campaigns system. Comments

5 Reasons Search Marketers Should Watch the Regulatory Landscape

anonymous Feb 1, 2013 - The results of recent investigations into our industry will have a direct or indirect impact on our strategies and tactics. Comments

Facebook Graph Search Taps People Power

facebook-graph-search Jan 18, 2013 - If the new Facebook search functionality takes off, you may have to maintain a completely different set of keywords and strategies for Bing because of its Facebook integration. Comments

12 PPC Resolutions for 2013

ppc-icon Jan 4, 2013 - As CPCs rise, as the traffic mix becomes more "mobile," and as new Ad Extensions are rolled out across Bing and Google AdWords, you may find it helpful to heed some 2013 PPC search advertising resolutions. Comments

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