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Quality Score, We Hardly Knew Ye

Aug 8, 2014 - There has been much confusion about the changes to Google's Quality Score. Here's a look at how things have changed, how they've stayed the same, and what marketers should do going forward. Comments

Email Benchmarks: Highest Open Rate in Years – Again! But All Is Not Rosy...

emailcampaign Aug 4, 2014 - While 2014 saw the highest average email open rates in several years, the year also saw historic lows for both click-through rates and click-to-open rates. How should marketers respond to this data? Comments

Online Reviews – Even the Bad Ones Are Good for Brands

customer-review Jul 30, 2014 - For all its convenience, online shopping comes with one major drawback: uncertainty. The consumer’s inability to try on an item or sit on a couch can mean the difference between completing a transaction and abandoning the shopping chart. Comments

Mobile Is the Message for Facebook Q2 Earnings

facebook-mobile-blue Jul 24, 2014 - Mobile ad revenue surpasses desktop in Facebook's Q2 earnings, driven by m-commerce, an industry that is expected to generate $500 billion by 2017. Comments

Should You Still Care About Google Authorship?

googleauthorship-title Jul 23, 2014 - While Google has removed author photos from search results, they are still putting an emphasis on identifying the authoritative, credible, and popular identities on the Web and rewarding them with higher visibility. Comments

Survey Says: Automated Emails Outperform Manual Counterparts

resultsautomation Jul 16, 2014 - A new study shows that automated email messages achieve higher open and click-through rates than their manual counterparts. With that in mind, it's time for all marketing teams to employ an automated approach. Comments

Search Trends Vary by Device During Different Times of Day [Study]

search-marketing-1 Jun 26, 2014 - A recent study by Bing looks at how search trends vary across different devices throughout the day. How can you use this information to adjust your campaigns? Comments

Eye-Tracking Heat Map Study for Mobile Search

all-seing-eye May 1, 2014 - The study sought to find out if mobile ad extensions made a difference in click-through rates on mobile devices. Read on to learn the results. Comments

5 Signs You Should Give Up on PPC Search

PPC Apr 25, 2014 - While pay-per-click (PPC) search can be effective for some, here are five factors you should consider when deciding to invest your time and budget elsewhere. Comments

Android Overtakes iOS for Mobile Ad Traffic

Google Android logo Apr 23, 2014 - Data shows more impressions from devices that are running from the Google Android operating system. Comments

Facebook Still Tops for Advertisers, Adobe Says

Facebook thumbs up Apr 22, 2014 - Facebook remains dominant, as click-through rates and impressions increase yet again, according to a new report from Adobe. Comments

Interactive Pepsi Video Tells a Good Story, But Misses Opportunities

pepsi-football Apr 21, 2014 - Pepsi has created an interactive video as part of its campaign for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which kicks off in Brazil in June. While the asset allows viewers to click through for additional content, experts say it may have missed some engagement opportunities... Comments

DreamWorks Partners With Expedia to Push Travel-Heavy "Mr. Peabody & Sherman"

peabody-and-sherman Apr 2, 2014 - The film studio worked with the travel site’s advertising arm to drive ticket sales for "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" through a number of digital initiatives. The effort resulted in 5.5 million impressions in the first two weeks and a CTR of 0.62 percent... Comments

Happy 10th Birthday, Gmail!

gmailbygoogle Apr 1, 2014 - Looking back on 10 years of Gmail, with a timeline of the biggest changes for consumers and marketers. Comments

IAB Releases In-Image Advertising Primer

iab Mar 20, 2014 - The paper helps illustrate the effectiveness of in-image advertising through case studies and research, the IAB says. Comments

New Time-Spent Metric Seeks to Move Marketers Away From Clicks

time-spent-shutterstock-176656073 Mar 17, 2014 - The online ad industry has been slow to move away from click-throughs and impressions as a standard. Ad exchange WebSpectator claims its newly MRC-accredited guaranteed time slot will help move them in the right direction. Comments

Paid Search Advertising Accelerates in Q4 2013

mobilemarketing Jan 23, 2014 - Paid search advertising significantly increased in the fourth quarter of 2013, driven by the use of Product Listing Ads and mobile devices during the holiday season. Comments

3 Tips for Maintaining Customer Engagement in the Inbox

New Gmail inbox Jan 22, 2014 - Learn how to improve email performance by building long-term customer engagement through emails. Comments

Unruly's Top 10 Social Video Trends for 2014

Future Next Exit Jan 9, 2014 - Unruly shares 10 social video predictions, including the need for brands to create newsrooms; Facebook shaking up the video ecosystem; mobile becoming the first screen; and the biggest opportunity for brands to kickstart a global viral cascade. Comments

PLA Spend Nearly Doubled, Global Paid Search Spend Up in 2013 Holiday Season

ctr1 Dec 19, 2013 - The 2013 Global Online Retail Seasonal Shopping Report by Kenshoo reveals that mobile devices and product listing ads play an important role in driving revenues and paid search metrics during the holiday season. Comments

Conversion Optimization Prioritization

to-do-listnow Dec 19, 2013 - There's no end to the data you can collect. There's no end to the tests you can run. There's no end to the analysis you can toy with. Comments

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