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Managing SEM & PLAs Together to Create Cross-Search Harmony

For years now, Search Engine Marketing’s (SEM) evolution has been described as “fragmented” – a generalization for how a once distinct research and shopping path has been forked by time and technology. What is unclear, though, from the descriptor is just how much search has been disrupted, and in what ways. Device fragmentation emerged with […]

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Mobile Search: What Marketers Need to Consider Beyond Website Content

Search has reached a mobile tipping point with more than 50 percent of all queries coming from mobile devices. To make the most of search efforts on mobile, marketers should be aware of the fact that search engines are no longer just driving to website content, but to native app content as well. In April, Google […]

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Amending the Alliance: A Sneak Peek into Yahoo Gemini’s Ad Enhancements

In a move that provides Yahoo with greater flexibility to monetize its search traffic, Microsoft and Yahoo announced in a recent press release that the online media giants have amended their search partnership to “improve the search experience, create value for advertisers and establish ongoing stability for partners.” The basic framework of the original agreement […]

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How Google’s Mobile Algorithm Update Is Impacting Marketers

On April 21, Google implemented an algorithm change that could grant “mobile-friendly” pages a higher ranking on mobile search engine results than pages not optimized for mobile devices. In the months leading up to the algorithm update, marketers were concerned about the possible negative impact it could have on performance. Mobile searches comprise up to 35 […]

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What Marketers Need to Know about Google’s Mobile Algorithm Update

In February 2015, Google announced an important natural algorithm update that affects SEO and how sites will be ranked in the mobile results, which may significantly impact brands’ site traffic. Starting April 21, pages that are deemed not “mobile-friendly” may witness their rankings downgraded in mobile searches, resulting in less traffic from mobile devices. This […]