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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 […]

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Rethink Retail Marketing: What the Holiday Hustle Means for 2015

This is the final post of a five-part series on ways retailers use digital to make the most out of their marketing efforts around the holidays, and effectively prepare for the year ahead. Many retailers conclude their fiscal years at the end of January to properly account for late December shopping activity and inventory remaining […]

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Exploring Three Major Trends in the Current Search Landscape

SMX West is a three-day, jam-packed conference featuring the who’s who of Search Marketing. The 2015 conference – which took place in early March – set the stage for today’s top opportunities in search and explored how search marketers can prepare for the future. The conference inspired us to share our views on the search […]

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How Marketers Can Use Data to Power SEM Efforts

Since pay-per-click programs first launched in the mid-1990s, Search Engine Marketing (SEM) has been an effective way for marketers to connect with consumers who are actively seeking out a brand’s services or products. However, as search demand has grown, factors like costs, management complexities and competition have significantly increased. To overcome these challenges, tools and […]

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Twitter-Google Deal Signals New Era of Search & Discovery

Last night, in advance of today’s Twitter earnings call, Bloomberg announced a deal between Twitter and Google that would make tweets more searchable online. By mid-year, tweets will become visible in Google’s search results as soon as they are posted via a new direct link between Google and Twitter’s Firehose data stream. This is a […]