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Secret Sauce LoMo Tips for More PPC Sales

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Paid search marketers have understood that mobile is important for some time, but few are leveraging the power of mobile advertising tailored for local traffic. Paid search marketers have understood that mobile is important for some time, but few are leveraging the power of mobile advertising tailored for local traffic. 0 Comments

Amazon and Google: Friends, Enemies or Frenemies?

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Reports show Amazon is Google's biggest search advertiser, but the online retailer is reportedly developing its own ad program to rival Google AdWords. Reports show Amazon is Google's biggest search advertiser, but the online retailer is reportedly developing its own ad program to rival Google AdWords. 0 Comments

Google’s AdSense for Shopping Takes PLAs to Retail Sites

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Product Listing Ads (PLAs) can now be displayed alongside contextually relevant results, which will help advertisers connect products to interested shoppers and better monetize traffic. Product Listing Ads (PLAs) can now be displayed alongside contextually relevant results, which will help advertisers connect products to interested shoppers and better monetize traffic. 0 Comments

Marin Adds Google Shopping Campaign Management

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Announcements coming from Marin in the past week showcase support for Google Shopping campaigns in its advertising platform, and product inventory feed management through an integration of Productsup. Announcements coming from Marin in the past week showcase support for Google Shopping campaigns in its advertising platform, and product inventory feed management through an integration of Productsup. 0 Comments

Google Updates Shopping Feed Requirements

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Google yesterday announced new shopping feed requirements. Google's new feed specifications include updates to mobile links, bundle attributes, availability specification changes, and changes to apparel identifiers. Here's what's changing. Google's new shopping feed specifications include updates to mobile links, bundle attributes, availability specification, and apparel identifiers. 0 Comments

Videos Dominate Universal Search Results 65% of the Time [Study]

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Searchmetrics studied the Universal Search results for millions of keywords over the course of a year to gauge what has changed in Universal Search and how. Videos were the most common type of Universal Search result, with YouTube dominating share. The Searchmetrics data also showed keywords that displayed Universal Search results grew to 81 percent in 2013, up from 75 percent in the previous year. 0 Comments

30% of Ecommerce Site Traffic Came from Mobile in 2013 [Study]

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ShopVisible released a report highlighting the mobile benchmarks of 2013, and found 30 percent of site traffic came from something other than a traditional desktop/laptop. While only 4 percent placed orders on mobile, order value was on par with desktop. ShopVisible released a report highlighting the mobile benchmarks of 2013, and found 30 percent of site traffic came from something other than a traditional desktop/laptop. While only 4 percent placed orders on mobile, order value was on par with desktop. 0 Comments

Google PLA Shopping Campaigns Open to All Advertisers

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All online merchants now have access to Shopping campaigns, Google's Product Listing Ads program, which has been in beta since October. Shopping campaigns allow advertisers to see more product data within AdWords, among other structural changes. All online merchants now have access to Shopping campaigns, Google's Product Listing Ads program, which has been in beta since October. Shopping campaigns allow advertisers to see more product data within AdWords, among other structural changes. 0 Comments

Google's Product Listing Ads: Adoption, Clicks, Mobile Continue Surge [Study]

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Google’s Product Listing Ads (PLA) took over the Google Shopping experience in October 2012. Marin set out to uncover its progress in the retail space in 2013, including rate of adoption, advertising spend, click-through rate and more. Google’s Product Listing Ads (PLA) took over the Google Shopping experience in October 2012. Marin set out to uncover its progress in the retail space in 2013, including rate of adoption, advertising spend, click-through rate and more. 0 Comments

4 Ways to Expand PLA Success in 2014

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Google Product Listing Ads have become a key component of driving online sales, so the time to capitalize is now. As 2014 gets underway, marketers should consider the following ways to take PLA programs to the next level. Google Product Listing Ads have become a key component of driving online sales, so the time to capitalize is now. As 2014 gets underway, marketers should consider the following ways to take PLA programs to the next level. 0 Comments

Cyber Monday 2013: Largest Online Spend in U.S. History

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Data shows Cyber Monday was a huge success, with comScore proclaiming it as the day with the heaviest online spend in U.S. history. Other data shows social media played a notable role in sales this year. However, shoppers may not have received the best deals. Data shows Cyber Monday was a huge success, with comScore proclaiming it as the day with the heaviest online spend in U.S. history. Other data shows social media played a notable role in sales this year. However, shoppers may not have received the best deals. 0 Comments

Black Friday Mobile Sales & Thanksgiving Day Shopping Both Up: Google, IBM

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In the aftermath of Black Friday, IBM and Google share research on what transpired, highlighting data that showed online shopping behavior, website traffic and sales, and the role of mobile, search and social in it all. In the aftermath of Black Friday, IBM and Google share research on what transpired, highlighting data that showed online shopping behavior, website traffic and sales, and the role of mobile, search and social in it all. 0 Comments

Why Google Will Reject, Block, or Flag Your Data Feed

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Google doesn't always do the best job of communicating why your data feed is getting rejected, blocked, or flagged. Here are some steps to help you identify why you may have gotten in trouble with Google, and how to rectify any feed violations. Google doesn't always do the best job of communicating why your data feed is getting rejected, blocked, or flagged. Here are some steps to help you identify why you may have gotten in trouble with Google, and how to rectify any feed violations. 0 Comments

Google Searches Show '90s Fashion is Back in Style

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Love the '90s? They're back, baby! Searches for many of the popular styles of 1990s are up significantly this year, and some marketers are already embracing these fly fashions through their PPC campaigns to increase revenue. Cha-ching! Love the '90s? They're back, baby! Searches for many of the popular styles of 1990s are up significantly this year, and some marketers are already embracing these fly fashions through their PPC campaigns to increase revenue. Cha-ching! 0 Comments

Google Shopping: 3 Lies Merchants Have Been Fed

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Be careful when you're researching how to add products on Google Shopping, as many resources contain merchant best practices that are counter to Google Shopping Product Listing Ads best practices. Here are the top three lies, and the truth. Be careful when you're researching how to add products on Google Shopping, as many resources contain merchant best practices that are counter to Google Shopping Product Listing Ads best practices. Here are the top three lies, and the truth. 0 Comments