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Chinese Market Data Trends for Baidu and 360

Dec 1, 2014 - Analyzing data from China's two biggest search engines is the best way for online marketers to understand Chinese market trends and Chinese search engine user behavior. Comments

The Future of Agency SEO

shutterstock-157139333 Dec 1, 2014 - As SEO continues to mature, new types of engagements and agencies will begin to evolve. Here is a look at four ways the future of SEO could develop. Comments

Search Marketing and Psychology: 4 Principles of Human Behavior to Leverage Today

data-vs-insights-image Nov 26, 2014 - There are several psychological principles that marketers can use to help improve their campaigns. Here is a look at four to get you started. Comments

Less Is More: 2 Areas Where PPC Campaign Segmentation Could Be Wasting Your Time

dd-segmentingcitrus Nov 25, 2014 - While segmentation can certainly be beneficial to your marketing strategy, make sure you're not just segmenting for the sake of segmenting. Comments

Google Contributor Lets Users Pay to Remove Ads From Websites

google logo search engine seo Nov 24, 2014 - Google is running an ad-free Internet experiment that could challenge its own ad-funded business model. Comments

The 3 AdWords Scripts You Want Right Now for the Holidays

googleadwords Nov 21, 2014 - If you've lagged behind in your AdWords campaigns and need to do some last-minute prep for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, here are three scripts that can help save the day. Comments

VIDEO: The Importance of Content Around Intent [#CZLBKK]

20nov14-czlbkk-mike-grehan-pic Nov 20, 2014 - In this video interview, Acronym's Mike Grehan talks about the evolution of search and why quality over quantity is as important as ever when it comes to content. Comments

Parallax Scrolling and SEO: What You Should Know Before Designing a Website

11nov14-parallax-scrolling-navneet-nike-parralax-pic Nov 18, 2014 - Parallax websites look great when done properly, but need to be well structured to maintain search channels, and remain user-friendly. Comments

2 Successful Holiday Strategies for Online Retail

shutterstock-160880582 Nov 13, 2014 - Search is crucial, but so is understanding traffic sources and how you can combine the two to lure shoppers to your website. Comments

Query Trends: The Key to Timing Your Ads Perfectly and Increasing ROI

stopwatch-its Nov 13, 2014 - By taking a good look at query trends across devices, marketers have a better chance of delivering a good return on investment. Comments

The Importance of SEO for Mobile

mobile-vs-standard-site Nov 12, 2014 - It's more important than ever to have a mobile-friendly website, especially if you want to rank well in Google's results. Comments

Amazon Echo Could Sneak Voice Search Into Users' Living Rooms

amazon1 Nov 10, 2014 - Last Thursday, Amazon quietly released Echo, a device that uses voice command technology to answer questions, play music, and make shopping lists. Will the company take the next step to voice-controlled shopping? Comments

Marrying Authority With Your Brand's PR Content Strategy

content-authority-diagram Nov 4, 2014 - A look at how authorship still influences your brand’s news and public relations content. Comments

Global Search Marketing Myths and Best Practices

connectivity-global-network-2 Oct 29, 2014 - Many companies are missing out on huge success globally because their SEO practices don't take local technical and cultural components into consideration. Comments

Targeted International Content Marketing Key to Reaching Local Audiences

shutterstock-216001018-mount-fuji-jpg Oct 28, 2014 - For effective international content marketing, understanding local interests and audiences is key. Comments

Best Practices for Bidding on Competitor Terms in PPC

competitiveadvantage Oct 27, 2014 - For those who have already decided to bid on competitor terms in pay-per-click search, here are some best practices to consider. Comments

What Do the Changes to Baidu Paid Search Mean for Marketers?

baidu-logo Oct 23, 2014 - China's Internet search engine, Baidu, has introduced two key changes offering better search services for advertisers. Comments

5 PPC Feature Releases in AdWords and Bing Ads to Watch Now

magnifying glass Oct 22, 2014 - There have been several interesting new PPC features and targeting releases during this second half of 2014. Here are five that you should be aware of. Comments

Bing Ads Improves Speed, Bidding, and Targeting

Bing Ads Oct 21, 2014 - A marketing toolkit for Small Business Saturday is the most recent in a series of upgrades Microsoft made within its search engine's advertising platform. Comments

To Affinity and Beyond

googleadwords Oct 17, 2014 - The addition of Google AdWords' custom affinity audiences allows marketers to target their audience even more specifically. Are you utilizing this tool? Comments

Rethinking Keyword Attribution: A Big-Picture Approach

attribution Oct 16, 2014 - Current attribution models often provide an inadequate prediction of future success. Here's a new way of looking at keyword attribution that may just change all that. Comments

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