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Large Gains for Bing in Q1

Large Gains for Bing in Q1

Posted on Thursday, April 17th, 2014 by

Spend is increasing on Bing at a faster rate than on Google, according to our recently released State of Paid Search report on Q1. full article...

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Solid Year-Over-Year Growth for Q1 of 2014

Solid Year-Over-Year Growth for Q1 of 2014

Posted on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 by

We've just released our quarterly State of Paid Search Report for Q1 of 2014, and the results demonstrate solid year-over-year growth across the board. full article...

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Ghost Blogging is Dead. Long Live SEO!

Ghost Blogging is Dead. Long Live SEO!

Posted on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 by

Google's latest update sparks a spirited debate over whether SEO is alive and well or definitively undead. full article...

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Female-Oriented Sites More Optimized for Mobile?

Female-Oriented Sites More Optimized for Mobile?

Posted on Friday, March 28th, 2014 by

According to data from our latest Mobile Scorecard Report on web-only retailers, companies with a female majority customer base have sites that are better optimized for mobile. full article...

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Web-Only Retailers Not as Mobile-Ready as They Should Be

Web-Only Retailers Not as Mobile-Ready as They Should Be

Posted on Thursday, March 27th, 2014 by

In the latest edition of the mobile scorecard report, The Search Agency evaluated the mobile sites of the top 100 web-only retailers across seven key criteria that impact the mobile shopping experience. full article...

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Google’s SERP Redesign: The Experts Weigh In

Google’s SERP Redesign: The Experts Weigh In

Posted on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 by

Google shook up the SERP on Monday; our experts shed some light on what this means for SEO. full article...

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Grant’s Rants: Go Back to the Basics

Grant’s Rants: Go Back to the Basics

Posted on Thursday, March 6th, 2014 by

SEO changes all the time, but the core remains the same. Does your site fulfill the core basics of SEO? full article...

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Mobile Site Experience Throwdown: US vs. UK

Mobile Site Experience Throwdown: US vs. UK

Posted on Monday, March 3rd, 2014 by

We've analyzed the mobile sites of the top companies in the US and the UK - whose sites performed better? full article...

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The UK’s Mobile Experience Scorecard Report: FTSE 100

The UK’s Mobile Experience Scorecard Report: FTSE 100

Posted on Thursday, February 27th, 2014 by

Louise outlines some of the most interesting findings from The Search Agency UK's evaluation of the mobile sites of the FTSE 100. full article...

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Grant’s Rants: The Value of a WhatsApp User

Grant’s Rants: The Value of a WhatsApp User

Posted on Monday, February 24th, 2014 by

What is a visitor worth? Today, Grant rants that not all visitors have the same value, and that they should be evaluated individually based on their individual behavior. full article...

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All You Need is Links: Valentine’s Day Edition

All You Need is Links: Valentine’s Day Edition

Posted on Friday, February 14th, 2014 by

Today is a day for celebrating love, so why not celebrate your love of SEO? My Valentine's Day gift to you is an SEO love song that I wrote with a little help from my friends, The Beatles. full article...

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Grant’s Rants: “SEO Content” is Just “Great Content”

Grant’s Rants: “SEO Content” is Just “Great Content”

Posted on Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 by

This week Grant is ranting about "SEO content," an essentially outdated term. "SEO content" is ultimately just great content that is engaging and shareworthy. full article...

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Video Embeds Now Appearing in Google Search Results

Video Embeds Now Appearing in Google Search Results

Posted on Friday, February 7th, 2014 by

What's Google's latest SERP innovation? Video embeds in the search results! David Carrillo weighs in on the implications. full article...

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Facebook Testing Graph Search on Mobile

Facebook Testing Graph Search on Mobile

Posted on Thursday, February 6th, 2014 by

David Carrillo shares his thoughts on Facebook's decision to extend Graph Search to mobile devices. full article...

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Grant’s Rants: Who Said SEO Is Easy?

Grant’s Rants: Who Said SEO Is Easy?

Posted on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 by

This week, Grant rants about some of the common misconceptions about SEO. While low-level SEO (such as title tags, meta descriptions, and crawlability) can be simple, more competitive SEO initiatives for bigger sites can be dauntingly complex. full article...

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Optimization Strategies for the Mobile Web

Optimization Strategies for the Mobile Web

Posted on Monday, February 3rd, 2014 by

Kirby outlines what you'll find in our latest white paper on optimizing your SEO strategies for mobile devices. full article...

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Q4 Proves a Successful Quarter for Retail

Q4 Proves a Successful Quarter for Retail

Posted on Friday, January 31st, 2014 by

According to our State of Paid Search Report for Q4 of 2013, both clicks and impressions were up for the retail industry. full article...

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Sizable Growth for PLAs in Q4, According to Report

Sizable Growth for PLAs in Q4, According to Report

Posted on Thursday, January 30th, 2014 by

According to our State of Paid Search Report for Q4 2013, PLAs saw major growth in spend, impressions, and clicks from the previous year. full article...

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Mobile Devices are Bigger than Ever According to Q4 Report

Mobile Devices are Bigger than Ever According to Q4 Report

Posted on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 by

We just released our Q4 State of Paid Search Report, and the results demonstrate the growing influence of mobile (and especially smartphones) on the world of search marketing. full article...

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Social Signals and Google Rankings – Facebook and Twitter Out…Google+ In!

Social Signals and Google Rankings – Facebook and Twitter Out…Google+ In!

Posted on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 by

Google says they don't use Twitter and Facebook signals in their rankings, but what about Google+? full article...

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Q4 2013 State of Paid Search Report Shows Growth in CPC and Spend

Q4 2013 State of Paid Search Report Shows Growth in CPC and Spend

Posted on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 by

The Search Agency's State of Paid Search Report for Q4 of 2013 reveals that search spend and CPCs continue to rise. full article...

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Grant’s Rants: Just Say No to Image Bait

Grant’s Rants: Just Say No to Image Bait

Posted on Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 by

This week, Grant is ranting about image bait, those enticing or sensational images that reel visitors in but fail to back up those images with relevant content. While image bait can drive clicks and visitors to a site, the overall value of image bait is cancelled out by high bounce rates from visitors who jump ship after realizing that the content doesn't quite match their intent. Without any long term SEO value, image bait is one strategy to toss back into the sea. full article...

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Big Brands Don’t Come with Big Digital Security

Big Brands Don’t Come with Big Digital Security

Posted on Friday, January 17th, 2014 by

Big data may be getting even bigger, but can digital security keep up? full article...

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7 Celebrities I Hope Adopt Jelly

7 Celebrities I Hope Adopt Jelly

Posted on Thursday, January 16th, 2014 by

Which celebrities do you want to see on Jelly? full article...

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Facebook + NETGEAR + Your Local Coffee Shop = Win for Local Coffee Shops!!!

Facebook + NETGEAR + Your Local Coffee Shop = Win for Local Coffee Shops!!!

Posted on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 by

David explains why the new partnership between Facebook and NETGEAR is a great opportunity for local businesses to get publicity on social media. full article...

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You Can Now Email Everyone on Google+ !!!

You Can Now Email Everyone on Google+ !!!

Posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 by

Which Google+ friend, colleague, superstar will you spam first? full article...

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Grant’s Rants: You’re Shooting Too High – And Other Metric Mysteries

Grant’s Rants: You’re Shooting Too High – And Other Metric Mysteries

Posted on Friday, January 10th, 2014 by

This week, Grant is ranting about the ways in which marketers use metrics to gauge online marketing success. Some use very broad metrics (i.e. page views increased!), while others use very narrow metrics (i.e. taking a channel-centric focus approach to online marketing), but either way Grant says you might be looking at the wrong picture full article...

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New Jelly Social Search App – Prediction: “Yer Mom!” to be Top Search Result

New Jelly Social Search App – Prediction: “Yer Mom!” to be Top Search Result

Posted on Friday, January 10th, 2014 by

David predicts that the new social app, Jelly will likely turn into a cesspool of raunchy one-liners rather than a respectable social search platform. full article...

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New Exact Click Traffic Data in Google Webmaster Tools – Are Our Keywords Back?

New Exact Click Traffic Data in Google Webmaster Tools – Are Our Keywords Back?

Posted on Thursday, January 9th, 2014 by

David provides details about recent updates to Google's webmaster tools and some advice for pulling data. full article...

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Inside the Search Studio with Laurie Sullivan

Inside the Search Studio with Laurie Sullivan

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 by

In this edition of Inside the Search Studio, we sit down with Laurie Sullivan, search correspondent for MediaPost, to gain her perspective about search marketing in 2014 and beyond. full article...

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