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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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Google’s Close Variant Keyword Matching, Paid Search & You

Did you know that 7 percent of Google searches contain a misspelling? Based on this insight, Google has announced that it will apply close variant keyword matching – which aims to help people find what they are looking for, despite spelling inaccuracies – to all exact and phrase match keywords starting next month. Google first […]

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Bing Ads Go the Way of Google’s Enhanced Campaigns

Last year, Google announced an update to its advertising model – called Enhanced Campaigns – that formally ushered all marketers into the mobile era. Now, Bing has unveiled its own variation that will combine desktop and tablet traffic together, providing advertisers with a better and more efficient advertising experience. The challenges for sophisticated marketers will […]

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Google Brings Cross-Device Conversion Tracking to Advertisers

Today, Google has made an announcement that could bring us a step closer to understanding the full value of paid search across devices. Google is unveiling a new metric, called Estimated Total Conversions, designed to give marketers more insight into how AdWords is driving conversions beyond the last click. Consumers are increasingly looking to technology […]

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Report: What Google’s Enhanced Campaigns Mean for Marketers

Google has announced an update to its advertising model that will formally usher all of its advertisers into the mobile era. The new Enhanced Campaigns will bring mobile to the masses in a manner that will help resource-strapped small businesses, but will pose challenges for larger, more sophisticated search marketers in their perpetual quest for […]

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