Bing Ads Is Getting A Slick New Look That Will Feel Familiar

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Bing is unveiling a new look that will start showing up in the web interface next week. The new design makes trend graphs immediately visible, has simplified navigation and generally looks a lot like Google AdWords. That’s by design, of course. The Bing Ads team has been making a point of reducing friction between managing […]


Spainish Law To Force Google To Index And Pay For Local News

Google Europe

There’s a basic feeling among traditional news publishers throughout Europe, and among some in the US, that Google has benefited enormously from their content but failed to offer anything in return. Furthermore, many publishers see Google as directly responsible for the decline of their traditional advertising and circulation revenues. The counter-argument that Google sends traffic […]


Ratings Come To Google Product Listing Ads In The US

Ratings in Google Product Listing Ads

Spotted in a test back in May, product ratings and reviews are officially rolling out on Google Product Listing Ads as of today — just weeks ahead of the full transition to Shopping Campaigns. Available in the U.S. only for now, consumers will begin to see the 5-star rating system appear on PLAs on Google […]



 

Run Your Established SEO Like PPC & Maximise ROI Long-Term

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The biggest SEO improvements available are often a more profound shift in strategy that continues to deliver improvement day after day for the entire duration of your SEO campaign. One such strategy is taking the same weekly approach to auditing your SEO strategy using search query reports as a PPC manager would.

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8 Small Tweaks That Can Deliver Big Link Building Results

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About this time every year I reflect on my progress thus far and start thinking about what I want to do differently in the second half of the year. Consider taking a good, hard look at your link building campaigns. Even if your strategy isn’t six months old, making changes to your plan multiple times […]

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How To Generate Experience Reviews For SEO – Part II

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In part 1, we talked about some practical tips for converting a satisfied customer to a raving fan who is willing to talk about their experience with your service-based company online. In this article, we’ll discuss how to get that fan to talk about your website in a way that benefits your search marketing efforts. Creating […]

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How To Conduct A Winning Local Search Audit

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Every week, our support team at BrightLocal fields numerous questions from our customers about how best to conduct a local search audit. The questions range from the type and quantity of data to include, to what processes and tools can be used to speed up the audit. This topic is well covered on many blogs, […]

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Managing The Very Short Tail: 9 Tips To Manage A 10 Keyword Account

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Everybody loves the long-tail and diversified PPC accounts. However, sometimes these ideals just aren’t possible. Some accounts inherently have only a short tail. This applies heavily to lead gen advertisers that measure post-lead activity to determine actual profitability. Are the insurance quote requests turning into policies? Are the edu inquiries turning into students? Are the mortgage […]

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Search In Pics: Hillary Clinton At Google, Google’s Iron Chef & Alice Cooper Band At Google

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In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more.

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How To Conduct A Winning Local Search Audit

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Every week, our support team at BrightLocal fields numerous questions from our customers about how best to conduct a local search audit. The questions range from the type and quantity of data to include, to what processes and tools can be used to speed up the audit. This topic is well covered on many blogs, […]


Do Your Own 5-Minute SEO Audit

How To Featured Articles

If you’ve gone to SEO events, you may have attended one or more sessions where experts conduct live site reviews and make recommendations. For agencies and consultants, quickly assessing any website is a great skill to hone. Here is how you can do your own 5-minute SEO audits. Don’t worry if this takes you 10 […]

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