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Bing Reveals a Frighteningly Delicious Recipe for PPC Success

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Fall is nearly here, marking the start of the annual holiday shopping season. In anticipation of Halloween, here are tips to help marketers polish up omni-device PPC advertising campaigns. Halloween marks the first wave of holiday-focused shopping. Using Bing's analysis of last year's purchase trends, here are tricks to enhance your PPC marketing strategy. 0 Comments

SEO for E-Commerce Websites

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Consider these insightful observations to address or avoid common conundrums that can arise while attempting to generate, manage, and improve the SEO for e-commerce websites. Here are ways to facilitate the optimization of e-commerce websites. These insightful observations can help you avoid common dilemmas while also enhancing an e-tailer's SEO. 0 Comments

Do App Interstitials Create A Bad User Experience?

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Google research says yes, counting the ad format among negative ranking factors. However, Yelp's CEO - and industry experts - remains skeptical of the company's reasoning. They do, according to Google, but Yelp's CEO and industry experts believe the search giant had ulterior motives with its study. 0 Comments

Beyond Listing Management: Why You Need a Location Data Strategy

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The proliferation of mobile makes it that much more important for brands to think beyond listing management, and make their location data scalable, as well as accessible and actionable to consumers. The proliferation of mobile makes it that much more important for brands to think beyond listing management, and make their location data scalable, as well as accessible and actionable to consumers. 0 Comments

Are Desktop Sites Still Necessary? No, Says Google's Mueller

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Despite what John Mueller said in a recent Google Hangout - that mobile-only sites are good enough and won't hurt rankings - industry experts aren't sure that we're quite there yet. Despite what John Mueller said in a recent Google Hangout - that mobile-only sites are good enough and won't hurt rankings - industry experts aren't sure that we're quite there yet. 0 Comments

3 Tips For Addressing the Rising Cost of Branded CPCs

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While CPCs are on a decline, branded CPCs are on a rise. Reviewing Quality Score and competitors, and bid optimization are a few ways search marketers can cope with that discrepancy. While CPCs are on a decline, branded CPCs are on a rise. Reviewing Quality Score and competitors, and bid optimization are a few ways search marketers can cope with that discrepancy. 0 Comments

Winter is Coming: How to Prepare for Holiday 2015

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The holidays are quickly approaching, and while mobile and cross-device tracking continue to be important, social buy buttons, Instagram ads and Gemini are emerging as new focus areas for marketers this year. The holidays are quickly approaching, and while mobile and cross-device tracking continue to be important, social buy buttons, Instagram ads and Gemini are emerging as new focus areas for marketers this year. 0 Comments

How Shoes.com Became Visually Searchable

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When consumers take pictures of any pair of shoes, whether in-person or on a billboard, Shoes.com's visual search partner Slyce scans the site and presents its closest pairs. When consumers take pictures of any pair of shoes, whether in-person or on a billboard, Shoes.com's visual search partner Slyce scans the site and presents its closest pairs. 0 Comments

Moz Ranks Ranking Factors

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Following SearchMetrics' study on the factors that improve Google rankings, Moz actually ranked the factors. The studies saw eye-to-eye on technical factors, but differed on social. Following SearchMetrics' study on the factors that will get you ranking high in Google, Moz actually ranked them. The studies saw eye-to-eye on technical factors, but differed on social. 0 Comments

3 Insane Trillion-Dollar Desktop vs. Mobile Marketing Fails

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According to Marchex research, businesses lose 4.8 million opportunities because of click-to-call mobile fails. Here are three tips to ensure you don't make the same mistakes. According to Marchex research, businesses lose 4.8 million opportunities because of click-to-call mobile fails. Here are three tips to ensure you don't make the same mistakes. 0 Comments

9 Year-Over-Year Data Points Every SEO Should Monitor

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Because there's so much seasonality in search, this columnist prefers long-term analytics when it comes to organic traffic based on location, demographic and device, as well as organic 404s. Because there's so much seasonality in search, this columnist prefers long-term analytics when it comes to organic traffic based on location, demographic and device, as well as organic 404s. 0 Comments

Bing Launches Marketplace Trends Site to Help Targeting

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Following customer feedback, Bing launched a new site to help its advertisers better target based on location and device, as well as different times of the day and year. Following customer feedback, Bing launched a new site to help its advertisers better target based on location and device, as well as different times of the day and year. 0 Comments

Are You Optimistic About SEO?

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Searchmetrics' recent report about Google's ranking factors falls in with this columnist's "5 R's" SEO summary, and demonstrates the growing focus on content over keywords. Searchmetrics' recent report about Google's ranking factors falls in with this columnist's "5 R's" SEO summary, and demonstrates the growing focus on content over keywords. 0 Comments

Can Siri's Voicemail Transcription Help Apple Pull Ahead?

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Siri transcribing voicemails is a feature rumored to be in the works. Could that help Apple pull ahead of Microsoft and Google when it comes to digital assistants and voice search? Siri transcribing voicemails is a feature rumored to be in the works. Could that help Apple pull ahead of Microsoft and Google when it comes to digital assistants and voice search? 0 Comments

The Future of Augmented Reality

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Experts predict augmented reality will set the tone for future technological advances, as AR- and VR-driven platforms like Microsoft HoloLens progressively transition into the mainstream. Experts predict augmented reality will set the tone for future technological advances, as AR- and VR-driven platforms like Microsoft HoloLens progressively transition into the mainstream. 0 Comments

How Do You Rank on Google?

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Analyzing 300,000 websites and 10,000 keywords for its annual Google ranking factors study, Searchmetrics found that technical factors, such as keyword domains, are the most important. Analyzing 300,000 websites and 10,000 keywords for its annual Google ranking factors study, Searchmetrics found that technical factors, such as keyword domains, are the most important. 0 Comments