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Words That Work for the Holiday Travel Season

Sep 18, 2014 - Here are some ad copy tips that will help drive searchers to click this winter holiday season. Comments

A Beginner’s Guide to Mobile SEO

navneet-kaushal-long-post-mobile-seo-12sept2014-mobile-seo-guide Sep 16, 2014 - SEO site optimization starts with understanding the need for a tailored mobile site. Here are nine essential tips. Comments

Develop Content Around Intent

choices4 Sep 16, 2014 - As marketers continue to guess what consumers want, understanding the 'intention economy' could ensure less monetary waste on ads, more relevant content, and greater customer loyalty. Comments

2014 Is the Year of the Pigeon for Google’s Search Algorithm: Will 2015 Be the Year of the gTLD Cat?

shutterstock-135416996 Sep 10, 2014 - Thousands of new gTLDs will be launched in the next two years. Will Google's algorithm take this into account? Comments

Maximizing SEO Results for Hotel Marketing

hotels-near-me Sep 7, 2014 - Maximizing SEO and paid search, as well as getting the most out of local search results and Web and Google analytics, is essential for effective hotel marketing. Comments

Sculpting PPC Success

scultping-ppc Sep 5, 2014 - Building a successful pay-per-click (PPC) campaign can sometimes be viewed as "sculpting" in the sense that you need to chip away at the parts that won't help you achieve your conversion goals until you are left with a strategy that works. Comments

Align SEO and Social Marketing Practices Inside Your Company

sales-marketing-alignment Sep 3, 2014 - In today's digital ecosystem, marketers must align their SEO and social marketing practices in order to design an effective overall marketing strategy. Comments

Finding Your SEO Cheerleaders

seo-cheerleaders Sep 2, 2014 - Maximizing the benefits of search engine optimization begins when integrating it across departments. Comments

What Makes an Expert – the Art and Science of PPC

eforum-expert Sep 1, 2014 - While the definition of a PPC expert may differ depending on who you ask, there are some basic characteristics that most everyone can agree upon. Comments

Is the New Amazon Ad Platform the Next "Google Killer"?

No Google Aug 29, 2014 - Amazon's new ad platform, Amazon Sponsored Links, could have a huge impact on the pay-per-click (PPC) advertising world. What will this mean for marketers? Comments

10 Tips for Winning With Bing Product Ads

Bing Ads Aug 21, 2014 - The Bing Product Ads marketplace is still developing, so here are 10 tips to help you succeed, including advice on setting up for success, optimization, and a look at what's coming. Comments

Google’s HTTPS Ranking Signal Change – What Does It Mean for You?

https-google Aug 20, 2014 - Google will now use HTTPS as a ranking signal, but what does this mean for digital marketers and do you need to make any changes to your site to adapt to this change? Comments

10 Tips for Designing a Web Page That Looks Great and Ranks High

top-ten-seo-tips-design Aug 18, 2014 - These 10 SEO tips will help you maximize the impact of your website in order to increase engagement among consumers and keep visitors coming back for more. Comments

Pimping Out Google Review Features for AdWords

consumer-rating Aug 15, 2014 - A look at several of the Google AdWords extensions, ratings, and review services available, including what they do, where they come from, and how they can help your marketing efforts. Comments

Common Symptoms Found at a Site Clinic

site-clinic Aug 14, 2014 - During site clinics held at ClickZ Live events in Asia, there are a few common symptoms that arise in flawed websites. If any of these sound familiar, your site may need a "check-up." Comments

3 Focus Areas for Hotel Marketers

hotels Aug 10, 2014 - Hotel marketers should make sure to understand the different stages of a user's search behavior, as well as the different devices users could potentially retrieve hotel booking information from. Comments

Quality Score, We Hardly Knew Ye

quality 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

How and Why Your PPC Agency Should Fail

twitter-whale-206487 Aug 4, 2014 - Failure shouldn't be thought of as such a bad word in the pay-per-click (PPC) industry. Instead, a "failure" should be used as a tool for growth and constant improvement. Comments

10 Paid Search Optimization Tactics to Improve ROI

search-marketing-1 Jul 30, 2014 - Here are 10 tips, all applicable to both AdWords and Bing, to help you get the most of out of your paid search campaigns in order to maximize your return on investment. Comments

Tap Into the "Big Data" Power of Search

search-marketing-1 Jul 28, 2014 - Search can be a marketer's best friend. Here are three ways to tap into search's vast wealth of data to improve your content marketing strategy, offline planning, and other marketing efforts. Comments

Get Vertical-Specific With PPC Timing and Device Targeting

photo of a hand holding crosshairs Jul 24, 2014 - A one-size-fits-all approach to campaign timing and device targeting just won't work in this day and age. Marketers need to get specific and refine their PPC campaigns by vertical, device, and time of day. Comments

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