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Mastering the PPC Challenge: Break-Even CPC and More [#CZLSF]

Aug 14, 2014 - At the "Mastering the PPC Challenge" session at ClickZ Live San Francisco, we covered one of the biggest challenges for PPC marketers: getting on top and staying there. Comments

Booking.com, TripAdvisor, Priceline.com Dominate Paid Search in Travel

Travel May 28, 2014 - AdGooroo reports that about 12,700 advertisers spent more than $750 million on more than 50,000 travel-related keywords in Google AdWords in 2013. Comments

#CZLNY: 5 Ways to Improve Your Paid Media Campaigns

paid-media Apr 8, 2014 - Here are five tips for optimizing your paid media results, shared by Lisa Raehsler, founder of Big Click Co, at her ClickZ Live New York session. 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

Kenshoo Strengthens Asia Presence as Global Advertisers Increase Search Spend in China

kenshooreport Jan 28, 2014 - Global advertisers are increasing search spend in China, but so are Chinese gaming companies tapping Kenshoo's search and social to reach audiences overseas. Comments

Shift to Digital Drives Sales for SF Bay Area Scion Dealers

scion-shutterstock-98140868 Jan 28, 2014 - Traditionally minded Scion car dealers in the San Francisco Bay Area found upticks in leads thanks to new targeted digital campaigns. 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

Google Rolls Out AdWords Ad Rank Algorithm Update

Google AdWords Logo Oct 24, 2013 - Google has quietly rolled out an update to its AdWords Ad Rank algorithm, adding ad extensions as a factor in their ad positioning decisions on search engine results pages. Comments

Yahoo Bing SEM Outperforms Google for Auto Vertical

bing-buying-power Oct 21, 2013 - Haystak Digital Marketing says the Yahoo Bing Network achieves higher conversion rates with lower cost-per-conversion for its independent auto dealer customers. Comments

Q3 2013 US Paid Search Spend Continues Upward Trend: RKG, IgnitionOne & Kenshoo

arrow-riding-man Oct 15, 2013 - Digital marketing reports from RKG, Ignition One and Kenshoo reveal that US paid search spend increased in Q3 2013. Comments

AdRoll Reaches $100M Revenue Run Rate

adroll-logo-thumb Oct 10, 2013 - AdRoll says it's reached a $100 million run rate, generating an average tenfold return in sales for every dollar spent by its customers. Comments

Fake Display Ad Impressions Comprise 30% of All Online Traffic [Study]

us money currency fraud cash american Oct 10, 2013 - Fraudulent or fake display-ad impressions account for as much as 30% of all online traffic today, according to new research from MdotLabs. Comments

Breaking Down Silos Key to Converged Media in Marketing

Impact of Converged Media SES San Francisco Keynote Panel Sep 17, 2013 - Why do marketers still consider digital and traditional marketing as separate, isolated creatures? This was just one of the questions raised by a keynote panel at SES San Francisco 2013. Comments

Google AdWords Geo-Targeting: 5 Jaw-Dropping Techniques

Generic Geo-targeting by State Sep 5, 2013 - When it comes to geo-targeting, there are many creative ways to be more precise and relevant without limiting reach. Comments

Why Google Wants to Know About Small Websites That Aren't Ranking Well

matt-cutts-talks-links Sep 3, 2013 - Do you have a small website that isn't performing as well in Google's search results as you think it should? Comments

Google AdWords Adds New Paid and Organic Report

adwords-paid-and-organic-report Aug 26, 2013 - Google's new report can help advertisers see their search footprint and determine if there are keywords that can be supplemented with paid advertising. Comments

Google AdWords Enhanced Campaign CPCs Grow 6% [Report]

Overall CPC Increase Google Jun 18, 2013 - Adobe released their findings today on the impact of Google AdWords enhanced campaigns on advertising click costs. To arrive at their conclusions they examined 100 U.S. advertisers spending more than $100 million between March and May of this year. Comments

Marin Logs State of Global Search Marketing

marinusmobtrends Feb 12, 2013 - The share of paid-search clicks from mobile devices rose around the world in 2012, and people are more engaged with search results when they're mobile, according to a new report from Marin Software. Comments

Covario Issues Q4 Global Paid Search Spend Analysis

covario Jan 16, 2013 - The report finds global paid search spend was up 18 percent in 2012. Comments

SEMPO Appeals to FTC for Updated Search Engine Disclosure Guidelines

sempo-logo Oct 18, 2012 - SEMPO has written the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in support of a review and revision of their 2002 guidelines for search engine disclosure of paid advertisements in search results. Comments

Facebook Gifts Could Steal Search Dollars From Google

facebook-gifts Sep 28, 2012 - More than 100 partners including Vosges chocolate, Starbucks, Magnolia Bakery, and Happy Socks are signed on to sell items via Facebook's new Gifts service. Comments

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