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Content Promotion: PPC or Link Building?

May 16, 2014 - There are many services out there that promise to promote your content to a broad audience. Here's a rundown of some of the available options. Comments

5 Steps to a World Cup-Winning PPC Account Structure

worldcup2014 May 13, 2014 - With the World Cup just around the corner, here are five tactics you could apply in your paid search account to create efficiency and scalability. Comments

Agencies Need to Liberate Search From Its "Tactical" Silo

search-marketing-1 May 9, 2014 - Search marketing is undeniably complicated. The good news is that there are some agencies that have not only mastered the details but are prepared to fully embrace search's strategic importance in driving all marketing success today. Comments

What Is a Good Click-Through Rate for PPC?

ppc May 7, 2014 - A look at why people care so much about click-through rates for pay-per-click advertising. 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

Using the U.S. Census Data to Power Your Social PPC Efforts

us-census Apr 19, 2014 - Exploring the U.S. Census data can allow you to better target your ads right out of the gate, especially if you are trying to reach people outside of your immediate area. Comments

Canada: A Vast, Unspoiled E-Commerce Frontier?

canadian-flag-1 Apr 18, 2014 - Our neighbors to the north have lots of work to do when it come to capitalizing on the many e-commerce opportunities available to them. Comments

Display Ad Revenue Modest in Yahoo Q1 2014 Earnings

Yahoo Apr 16, 2014 - Search revenue increased by 5 percent in the first quarter of 2014, while display ad revenue saw a modest uptick of 2 percent. Comments

Bumbled PPC News, Conspiracy Theories, and the Future of PPC

pay-per-click Apr 14, 2014 - Although the strong to reaction to Google's announcement that it will limit search query data may have been premature, there's no denying that changes are coming to the pay-per-click marketing world. Comments

How the Top 5 Brands Are Using Paid Search Ads

ppc Apr 9, 2014 - A look at how five of the world's most valuable brands are utilizing pay-per-click (PPC) search strategies, and what you can learn from their successes and shortcomings. Comments

The Importance of Risk Communication for Search Marketers

risk-versus-reward Apr 7, 2014 - When you rely on search to drive conversions, it's important to convey to your clients to expect the unexpected, both the good and the bad. Comments

#CZLNY: 5 Spying Strategies You Can Use Today to Dominate Your Competition

shutterstock-138707504 Apr 3, 2014 - According to panelists at ClickZ Live New York this week, brands must start with keywords first before implementing competitive monitoring. Brands must also figure out who their competition really is, what they care about, how they’re performing, and... Comments

#CZLNY: Smarter Ad Copy Testing: What Makes People Click?

clicks Apr 3, 2014 - Building off the "Mastering the PPC Challenge" session at ClickZ Live New York, a look at what makes people click, big picture decisions that affect ad copy, and how to take action. Comments

Display Media Bots? (5 Ways to Double Down on Search)

robots Mar 28, 2014 - Here are five great ways to deploy budgets to PPC search that are currently allocated to display advertising and may be victim to the bot impression and click traffic. Comments

Retail PPC: 3 Key Considerations When Choosing a Supplier for Automating Product PPC Adverts

PPC Mar 26, 2014 - In order to select the right pay-per-click (PPC) automation partner, there are some critical success factors to consider before making your choice. Here's a look at how to pick the right one. Comments

Crowded SERPs, Top-Heavy Ad Positions, and What It All Means for Your PPC Campaigns

knowledge-graph Mar 26, 2014 - As search engines innovate, the SERPs will continue to be crowded, thus limiting the potential for a large number of text ads to display. If we are all competing for top spots on a larger scale, it is possible for CPCs to rise at a faster pace. Comments

Why I Hate Ad Extensions

get-offers-adwords-ad-extension Mar 18, 2014 - Although there are endless touted benefits to ad extensions, here is a look why they may not be all they're cracked up to be, with 11 detailed reasons. Comments

How to Make a Winning PPC Campaign With $1,000 and 3 Hours of Work

PPC Mar 12, 2014 - While I would generally not advocate creating a pay-per-click (PPC) campaign without strategy, research, and planning, sometimes a quick solution is in order. Whether for a small business or a special promo, it may just make sense to get something... Comments

Data Hiding in Plain Sight: Using Real-World Data for Marketing Success

big-data-world Mar 6, 2014 - What happens when you lift your head from the deep detail dive to find answers in the real world? New tools and creative uses of data help us to model the real world within search campaigns, and maybe predict your best converting moments. Comments

6 Reasons Why Search Clicks Are Undervalued

search-marketing-1 Feb 28, 2014 - Although many think that paid and organic search clicks have been overvalued, the truth is that much of the value of search marketing - and search clicks - isn't acknowledged at all by most marketers. Comments

5 Reasons the Unified Dashboard Will Fail

content-marketing-dashboard Feb 14, 2014 - Many in the marketing ecosystem have pondered the value and inevitability of the unified marketing dashboard, but here are five obstacles that could be the most challenging to its adoption and success. Comments

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