Paid Search advertising, also known as pay-per-click or PPC, can be used to establish an immediate presence on search engine. The tactic empowers businesses to immediately rank for specific keywords, and potentially connect with customers using those keywords in their searches. The platform is ideal for new businesses, new websites, special promotions, or when a [...]
Are poor rankings or low traffic volumes the real reason behind weak online sales or minimal lead flow? Or, perhaps could it be the conversion process itself? While rankings and traffic are significant factors, websites that are properly prepared to accept traffic are more likely to achieve higher conversion rates (more leads and sales). While [...]
When it comes to online marketing, it’s important to recognize that what works for some, may not work for others. With a nearly infinite number of platforms and strategies available, marketers can do some basic research prior to determining the right platforms for their marketing campaigns. Below are 7 of the most popular and important [...]
There are thousands of meaningful and compelling reports within Google Analytics. Here are four reports that you won’t want to miss in 2012.
99% of those reading this blog post have Google Analytics tracking on their website and/or other owned digital media properties. With the arrival of social media marketing (a platform to which tracking ROI is still rather elusive) and the notion of conversion attribution (which looks at every action, relevant to a conversion, that takes place before a user actually converts on your site) Google saw an opportunity to enhance their analytics reporting to provide a more comprehensive way to assess ROI.
Online marketing has many complexities. The work itself is based on traditional marketing principles (i.e. drive brand awareness, create a community, and get people to buy my stuff!) yet highly technical. With Google as the “gate keeper” of search marketing, and the fact they release new updates almost daily, it can be challenging to stay current.
AT&T Interactive and Nielsen conducted a survey in March of 2011 which validates that location based marketing is a key component of any successful of the mobile search campaign The study showcase the how beneficial local-mobile ads can be to drive foot traffic to your doorstep.
Google wants to have a conversation with searchers, and provide them with more ways to share their likes and interests. What if the people who love your site could help their friends and other users find your great content from the SERP pages? With Google +1 button they can.
By now everyone has heard the terms “Conversion Optimization” and “Conversion Rate Optimization or CRO.” A less familiar term with the general public, that will soon be part of every search marketers daily conversations (if it isn’t already) is something called Conversion Attribution.
This past year, Search Engine Land reported that there were 34,000 Google searches per second. That isn’t shocking, what is more interesting is the trending taking place in social search. The way people are choosing to access information is constantly evolving. With Google still dominating the search market, sites like Facebook, Yelp, and Foursquare are at Google’s heels.