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

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

Technical SEO Still Matters During Hummingbird Era

google Apr 16, 2014 - Technical SEO is still as relevant as ever and coding best practices are still vital to SERP success. So here is a look at the key impact areas that affect global SEO. 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

A Tale of Two Cookies

cookies-web Apr 11, 2014 - Although many marketers rely heavily on cookies, they aren't always the best way to measure and manage campaigns. But what will replace the cookie in the marketing ecosystem? Comments

4 Paid Search Spring Cleaning Tips

cleaning-products-cut Apr 10, 2014 - Before the next round of innovations and developments starts full force, take some time to make sure your accounts are in top shape to ensure you can get the most out of the upcoming changes. 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: 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

Google Authorship and SEO

Google Authorship Results Search Engine Watch Apr 2, 2014 - Google Authorship is a way for content authors to connect their Google profiles to their online content to establish original ownership, and the benefits for the author can be immense. Comments

The Case for a New Type of Premium Programmatic

programmatic Mar 31, 2014 - Premium programmatic brings enormous amounts of opportunity for advertisers, and could have a large effect on the search marketing ecosystem. 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

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

7 Days Through Google Glass: The Experience

google-20glass-directions-gps Mar 24, 2014 - For seven days I "forced" myself to only use Google Glass in place of my phone, tablet, or computer for any task that the wearable technology could execute. It was quite an interesting experience that I want to share with you. Comments

Showcase your Brand Using Engaging Content Types for Effective Marketing

guest-blogging Mar 24, 2014 - New forms of content can spark renewed interest in your product or service. Consider these various types of image, video, and written content for online marketing. Comments

Ever Wanted to Advertise on Tumblr?

tumblr-adsense Mar 21, 2014 - A look at the advertising options on Tumblr, including working with a Tumblr sales rep or going through the Google Display Network. Comments

Key Ways to Stay Current With Semantic Search Changes

semantic-searchtitle Mar 19, 2014 - A comparison of results that each kind of search returns, as well as how to deal with semantic search changes. Comments

International SEO Tips – What Are the Game Changing Factors?

seo-analytics Mar 18, 2014 - It's time to refresh the key action items or best practices for International search engine optimization. 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

Yahoo Gemini (Plus 6 Reasons Your Mobile Strategy Matters)

yahoogemini Mar 14, 2014 - As Yahoo prepares to launch its Gemini platform, marketers must take the time to revisit their mobile advertising and marketing strategy. Here are six initiatives and strategies to take your business to the next level. Comments

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

ppc-fundamentals 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 up and running - and fast! Comments

 

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